Jonathan Smith

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Synchronize your swing like Dustin Johnson

Stop pulling the club behind you in the backswing with one simple drill<p>The new world No. 1 player doesn't have what would seem to be the most copyable swing. Dustin Johnson used it to smash the field at the Genesis Open, winning by five over Thomas Pieters and Scott Brown.<p>But even if you can't get …

One Move To Better Golf

Let me guess: You have trouble making solid contact on simple chips and pitches. Seems ridiculous, right? You've played enough golf that you should own these little shots. But you don't. And you know what—neither does just about every amateur golfer out there.<p>Why is this? It's not hard to explain, …

Uneven lies tips for sidehill shots

Uneven Lies Tips Special — Part I: How to tackle sidehill shots<p>As the world leader in golf instruction and fact-based improvement, we know there are …

Uneven lies tips for uphill and downhill shots

Uneven Lies Tips Special — Part II: How to play uphill and downhill shots<p>As the world leader in golf instruction and fact-based improvement, we know …

Straighten your slice with this exercise

For right-handed golfers (sorry, Bubba), here is the science behind the slice. Ready? The clubface is pointing right of the direction the club is moving as it strikes the ball. That's it. If the path is straight at the target or moving a little in-to-out in relation to the target, the ball will …

Become A Shotmaking Artist

The one constant in the game of golf is that each round is different. Weather conditions, course conditions, course layout and even a golfer's …

How To Carry The Driver Twice Your Weight

As a freshman at Alabama five years ago, I could hit it decent with the driver, but nothing like today. In fact, even since I got on tour last year, I've amped up my distance. I don't think too much about what needs to happen to send one 300 yards—in the air—but I know having an explosive downswing …

How to Hit a Draw

New research reveals how to hit this shot (you'll be shocked!)<p>Many of you would probably give up red meat if you could consistently hit a sweet, little draw. If you've struggled for years trying to get the ball to start just right of the target and curve back to it, stop blaming a lack of ability. …

How To Stiff It Inside 100 Yards

If you try to regulate the distance you hit your wedge shots by changing the length of the swing, you're not as accurate as you could be.<p>Golf instruction is partly to blame. You might have been told to handle different distances by pretending your arms are like the hands on an imaginary clock face, …

Daniel Gray: Are we Shifting or Rotating to Create Speed? - BODITRAK

<b>Daniel Gray, PGA</b><p>Players trying to improve clubhead speed, ability to flatten the shaft in the downswing, and face control, will benefit from a deeper …

The Body Part You Never Thought Of That Could Be Ruining Your Swing

You're probably used to hearing people tell you to keep your left arm firm, or to turn your shoulders, or rotate your hips.<p>But in going through a bunch of Tiger Woods instruction pieces in Golf Digest, two words pop up in a bunch of pieces -- on everything from drivers to bunkers to iron play: Chin …

Hit It Flush On Every Hole

<b>1.) EXTEND THROUGH THE STRIKE</b><p>The way I see it, you hit 18 approach shots every time you play. Except for putting, you do more of that than anything else. What's your success rate? You probably catch a couple really solid, but I'd bet you're pretty unsatisfied. With a few keys, I think you can hit …