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PGA and LPGA pros make it look easy, don’t they? They always seem to make the shot—no matter how difficult. They leave us saying to ourselves: “If only I could do that when I have that shot.” To play like the pros, you need to put in hours and hours of practice, just like they The post How to Play Your Best: 7 Golf Tips appeared first on How To Break 80.
Breaking 80 is a challenge. No doubt about it. To do it, you’ll probably have to improve your short game. But you’re not alone. Many weekend players need to improve this area of their games. Improving your short game is the secret to kicking your game up a notch or two. And the key to The post Drain More Putts with These 9 Golf Tips appeared first on How To Break 80.
4 Keys to Hitting a Draw Playing a hole that doglegs right to left is a challenge. That’s when it pays to know how to hit draws from the tee box. Knowing how do that is also useful when the wind is blowing from right to left, or you’re playing a long par 5. Draws The post How to Rip a Right-to-Left Draw on Demand appeared first on How To Break 80.
2 Key Components of the Golf Swing The golf swing has two power moves: rotation and weight shift. These two moves let you make a powerful coil and unleash it coming down. But golfers don’t always feel these moves when swinging. So, they fail to take advantage of them. Show More Summary
Putting Visualization Technique Want to break 80 consistently? Then improve your putting. It’s the fastest ways to cut strokes from your scores. One way to improve your putting is through visualization. Incorporating visualization techniques in your putting can help you drain more putts. Show More Summary
Do your Pitches Hit and Stick? If they don’t, you’re adding dozens of strokes to your scores. Closing the club face at address is one reason pitches often fail to hit and stick. “Hooding” the club like that creates less spin on the ball and lower ball flight. That makes it almost impossible for the The post Land Pitches Close to Break 80 appeared first on How To Break 80.
Chipping Golf Drill Do you keep your hands ahead of the ball at address? Many golfers do. That’s how they learned to hit a chip. They then drag the handle through impact with the hands leading the way. This move is supposed to create a downward strike of the ball. Show More Summary
Golfing great Jack Nicklaus once said that golf is about damage control. If anyone should know about damage control, it’s Nicklaus. He was among the best at it, if not the best to ever play. It’s why he won so many golf tournaments in his career. Show More Summary
4 Steps To Help Improve Your Putting So you’re putting isn’t what it should be. And you’re looking for golf tips on draining more putts. Here’s one you might not have thought of before. It’s your pre-shot routine. If you don’t prepare...Show More Summary
No More Toe Hits! If your ball striking feels mushy, you could be making contact near the club’s toe. That’s a common problem for many weekend golfers. While your shots may travel straight with toes hits, you’re often a club or two clubs shorter than you should be, costing you precious yards. Show More Summary
Thinking about Revamping your Swing? Many professional golfers revamp their swings while on the Tour. Take Tiger Woods. He went through four major swing changes with three different coaches while on the Tour. Each time he said it was to be better. Show More Summary
Ever Been to an LPGA or a PGA Tournament? If you haven’t, you should go to one at least once. It’s something you won’t soon forget. You’ll see some of the world’s best golfers compete for thousands in prize money under pressure. Going to an LPGA or PGA event can also help your game. You The post Five Golf Tips from an LPGA or PGA Event appeared first on How To Break 80.
7 Golf Tips to Reset Your Iron Swing How many times has this happened to you? You blast a drive straight down the middle only to shank or duff the next shot. You’ve wasted a good drive. If you’re like many weekend golfers, it’s probably happened more than once. Show More Summary
How Big a Divot do you Take with your Irons? Taking big divots isn’t required on every iron. But if you rarely take a divot, chances are good you’re not compressing the ball against the ground. That means your swing isn’t steep enough, short-circuiting power. Show More Summary
Missing Easy Putts? You could be decelerating with your stroke. Deceleration often occurs when using a short back stroke and a long through stroke. The result: poor distance control and weak roll. The drill below teaches you to hit putts with perfect speed and tight, end-over-end roll. Show More Summary
Coming up Short on your Drives? If so, maybe you need to change your swing. It takes some work, but it often pays dividends. One swing approach you may be thinking about is the Stack and Tilt golf swing. Al the rage several years ago,...Show More Summary
Four Pillars of a Fit Mind Tiger Woods created greater awareness of the benefits of getting in great shape to play professional golf. Since then, we’ve seen more and more Tour players pumping iron, doing crunches, and practicing Pilates. Show More Summary
Improve Your Chip Shots How many strokes could you save if you stopped hitting bad shots—the kind of shots that land you in big trouble. These shots cost you big-time on your scorecard, ruining your round. You hit bad shots because you swing over or under the proper swing plane. Show More Summary
How To Handle Buried Lies Stiffing an approach shot often spells trouble. If the ball hits the green hard and takes a bad bounce, you could find yourself buried in the deep grass behind the green. That’s not where you want to be. Saving par from there is a challenge. The problem is the grass. The post Beating Buried Lies: Five Key Techniques appeared first on How To Break 80.
Do you Chunk or Skull your Pitches? Making bad contact on pitches cost you strokes. It hampers distance and direction control. With pitches, you have a slim margin for error, so missing by just a few feet can land you in trouble, like coming to rest in the deep grass just of the green. It’s The post Four Golf Tips: Hitting Pinpoint Pitches appeared first on How To Break 80.