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How To Send It Down The Fairway


How to control the club face and stop flipping wrists

Instruction<p>GCA: Control the club face like Spieth<p>Jordan Spieth is one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour. Annabel Rolley breaks down a …

Golf Tips: Increase your swing speed

Creating more power in the golf swing is not necessarily about swing harder. Here are three keys to increase your swing speed through improving key …

Pitching Basics

How to loft it or let it run and get a kick-in putt<p>THE HIGH PITCH<p>You're 20 or 30 yards short of the green, and the pin's just a few steps on. You'll have to fly it most of the way. Grab your highest lofted wedge, and take a narrow stance, with most of your weight on the front foot <b>(1)</b>. Your stance …


Swing Sequence: Brandt Snedeker

The A Swing Starter Kit

David Leadbetter has created a new golf swing that will blow you away<p>Over four decades of teaching this game, I've come to realize that the majority of golfers struggle to consistently play well because of issues with the backswing. For most, the conventional backswing is difficult to master and …


How to Handle Your Chips

Tweak your grip to hit higher or lower shots<p>An easy way to control the trajectory of a chip shot is to adjust your left hand at address. To play a high shot, I weaken my left-hand position by setting my thumb straight down the handle at address (<i>top left</i>). I also play the ball a little forward of …


Turn, Don't Tilt

Keep your eyes level for better ball-striking<p>Chances are, you've never thought about this, but setting up with your head tilted to the left can cause a variety of swing problems.<p>It's something I see all the time in pictures that golfers send me on Twitter—a kind of "Nicklaus" effect. But just …


Take the Right Steps

Make a beeline for the ball<p>This might not seem like a big deal, but it is. The way you walk into a shot matters because it affects your accuracy. A lot of amateurs mistakenly approach the ball from the side, or they start from behind it but then go wide and come in from the side anyway. The more …


Michelle Wie's Swing in Slow Motion

0:33 | News<p>Michelle Wie's Swing in Slow Motion<p>Michelle Wie Swing in Slow Motion<p>You May Like<p>Subscribe to GOLF Magazine + Digital<p>1 year for only …


Perfect Pivots

How to train your body to add power<p>The pivot motion is the lifeblood of any golf swing. How the body winds going back and unwinds coming through is the key to creating energy and transferring it to the ball. In my upcoming book, <i>The A Swing: The Alternative Approach to Great Golf,</i> I explain why it's …


Smash Your Irons

Use your body to compress the ball<p>You might have been told to "stay behind the ball" to really smash it. The goal being to support the hit with your whole body, like a boxer throwing a punch. But when you <i>try</i> to stay back, you end up hitting shots with your weight on your back foot. You'll have a …

Swing Sequence: Rickie Fowler

Rory McIlroy: Play Great This Year

Apply pressure to the ground for a powerful draw

We all know the ultimate relationship of club face and path are the two primary components that produce a draw ball flight. But our foot work, which …


Turn your weak fade into a power fade

When I see most golfers hit a “cut” or a “fade,” it’s usually a weak shot that curves away from their intended target. That’s because most golfers …


Chipping vs. Pitching

Golf Basics: Understand the difference between chipping vs. pitching to add versatility to your short game<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is an updated version</i> …

Slide Rule

Play with a purpose from the bunkers<p>Photograph by Dom Furore at The Concession Golf Club, Bradenton, Fla.<p>When amateurs are told they have to strike the sand behind the ball to get out of a greenside bunker, many interpret that to mean they should dig under the ball. As a result, they end up …


How He Hit That: Matt Every's efficient backswing

Matt Every won his first PGA Tour event last year at Bay Hill, but he didn't coast on it. Every went right to work on improving his swing with Sean Foley -- who had more time to dedicate after his relationship with Tiger Woods ended.<p>If Every needed any extra verification that the work was …


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2015 Mercedes-AMG C63 / C63 S-Model Sedan

It's so very angry.<p>Anger-management therapy seeks to help control emotion. Anger will not control us, anger will not define us, just count backwards from 10—that sort of thing. Mercedes-AMG doesn’t appear to be interested in any of that. Fine by us. We like an angry AMG, and the angrier the better, …

Automotive Design

Five for Five: Five GM Designers Weigh In on Five Generations of Camaro Design

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The Secret's in the Splash

How tour pros make it look so damn easy<p>Phil has great sand technique because his full swing is long and smooth.<p>If you look at great bunker players—and Phil Mickelson (<i>above</i>) is one of the all-time best—you'll see they make a long, smooth motion with lots of zip at the bottom. Phil's regular swing …


Hit better irons after these 7 tips from Hunter Mahan.

Swing Sequence: Phil Mickelson

Pipe Your Driver

How to boost your power and accuracy<p>I finished this year ranked fourth in a new stat called strokes gained from tee to green. It measures performance versus the field in everything but putting. For tour players, that really means driving and approach shots. Here's what I think about when I'm …

Jason Day: My 5 Tips to Pick Up 15 Yards

My swing can top 120 mph. While you probably can't reach that number, you can always grab a bit more speed. Sure, simply swinging harder is one way …


Golf Digest

Rickie Fowler's swing used to have some quirks. Not anymore: http://golfdig.st/1wsoIeG

Learning the Ropes

A drill tour pros use to work on accuracy<p>Two pieces of rope, each about 25 feet long, and an alignment rod or clubshaft stuck in the ground on your target line. That's all you need to improve your accuracy in several ways. I see this simple practice station on PGA Tour ranges all the time.<p>First, it …


Watch Five-Minute Fix with Hank Haney | Michael Waltrip: Perfecting Your Setup for a Better Swing | Golf Digest Video | CNE

Michael Waltrip: Perfecting Your Setup for a Better Swing<p>NASCAR heavy-hitter Michael Waltrip needs help improving his setup, which leads to a good takeaway, and ultimately a better swing. Hank Haney shows him how to transform his setup with some quick and easy fixes.<p>Released on …