We all know the best way to warm up for your round. The trouble is, most golfers, especially Occasional Golfers such as you and me, rarely have time for such elaborate preparations. The last several times I’ve played golf I’ve gotten to the course with just enough time to tee off! Not ideal at all, … Continue reading "Golf Strategy: The Best Way to Warm Up Fast (Hint: NOT Like Miguel Angel Jiminez)"
Today we take a look at the wonderfully simple, effective, and elegant swing of German golfer Martin Kaymer. A simple golf swing is a consistent golf swing. Occasional Golfers like us can learn much from his example. Kaymer from the Side Have a look at Kaymer from the side, with a mid-iron from the fairway. … Continue reading "Golf Swing Video: Learn from Martin Kaymer’s Simple Swing"
Symptom: You hit your tee shot from the middle of the tee box on every hole. But you have far too many missed fairways, especially on doglegs. You say, “But I hit a good shot, it just rolled too far…” And so once again you are hacking it out of the thick stuff instead of … Continue reading "Golf Strategy: Use the Whole Tee Box for your Tee Shot Like Jason Day"
Symptom: You are topping, thinning, and scooping the golf ball despite all your best efforts to stop. You try to stop topping the golf ball but can’t seem to get it done. Your send another thin golf shot low and fast over the green. Why can’t you stop topping and hit the ball in the … Continue reading "Golf Swing Drill: Stop Topping the Golf Ball by Hitting the Sunken Tee"
Symptom: Poor golf swing release on full shots, leading to weak shots that slice or tail off. You know you ought to “get through the ball” and release the golf club better but just can’t figure out what golf release really means or how to actually do it… Overview: Learn the proper golf swing release … Continue reading "Golf Swing Drill: Learn the Golf Swing Release by Throwing a Stick Underhand"