Six Steps To Perfect Alignment

Use Your Dominant Eye To Set Target
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One of the biggest issues for amateur golfers is improper alignment. You can hit a well-struck ball perfectly straight, but if you are not aligned properly to your target, you will miss it every time. Here is a great Six-Step Method to Perfect Alignment. Always pick your target from behind the ball, not beside the Read more…

The True Secret Of Great Lag

Is It The Most Overused Word In Golf?

Let me start with an SAT question. True or False: Jack is wearing a red hat and Jack is a boy. Wearing a red hat makes you a boy. The answer is obviously False, but if you replace “red hat” with “lag” and “boy” with “long hitter,” everyone would unanimously say true. Jack has great Read more…

How To Play A Tricky Par 5

Consider Ditching The Driver And Laying Up

In my years as a head pro in the beautiful Sierra Nevada of Northern California, I’ve come to love mountain golf and the unique challenges it brings, including the occasional tricky par 5 that hugs the hills. Not only is the golfer dealing with sometimes extreme elevation changes, high-altitude air and distracting vistas, but there’s Read more…

Three Skills Challenges For Better Golf

Take On These Drills To Gain Control Of Your Club

All golfers are looking to improve and shoot lower scores. That said, each golfer should be very careful on how they go about improving as it’s an individualistic process and many lose sight of that. That’s why I’ve come up with three challenges for better golf. The best players in the world have showed us Read more…

Making Golf Goals That Are Realistic

A Realistic Look At Expectations For Kids (And Adults)
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Is my child good enough to play in tournaments?” That’s a very common question that I get on a weekly basis. I usually follow the parent’s question with one of my own: “What does your child want to do?” And that means making golf goals that are realistic for everyone. It is very important to Read more…

Get Used To Two Guys With Balls

Great Service Helps Reseller Stand Out From The Crowd

Used golf ball outfits are a dime a dozen these days. OK, maybe not a dime, but far less than retail. Get a couple of divers or scroungers, gather up as many wayward dimpled orphans as you can, run through a quality control regimen to see which are salable, package them up and open an Read more…

Spray Your Way To Tee Shot Power

This Quick Fix Will Set You Back Just Five Bucks

One of the biggest power leaks in a golf swing is not contacting the ball on the center of the club face.  A great way to gain tee shot power is to use foot spray during your practice session. Purchase a can of foot spray at your local pharmacy. Hold the can at least one Read more…

How To Smooth Out Rough Golf Lies

A Few Small Adjustments Will Get You Back On Short Grass
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The first objective off the tee is hitting the fairway, but even the pros miss their share of short grass. It’s then that their expertise at “reading” the resulting rough golf lies kicks in, and they find a way to a better spot … or, hopefully, the green. You can be an expert, too. Properly Read more…

The Six Best Lessons Barry Goldstein Knows

Tried-And-True Lessons To Improve Every Game

Subscribe today to Golf Tips magazine for the best instruction, reviews and much more delivered straight to you! There are certain things a golf teacher leans on through the years, no matter what student he or she is dealing with. They are bedrock, proven fundamentals that help everyone of every ability. After 25 years of teaching Read more…

Why Old School Golf Coaching Matters

Technology Is Great, But Nothing Beats Learning By Playing

Barry Goldstein and Tom Patri have a lot in common. They are both golf instructors, with more than 60 years of experience between them. They both reside in South Florida for much of the year — Goldstein on the Atlantic side, where he teaches at Inverrary Country Club in Fort Lauderdale, Patri on the Gulf Read more…