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CURE THE DREADED SHANK

3 Moves To Smash It

Rickie Fowler isn't some physical freak who can bench press 400 pounds and run a 4.4 40. He's 5-foot-9, 150 pounds. But he produces 117 miles per hour of clubhead speed with his driver and can carry the ball 300 yards—and you don't. Why is that? It isn't some magic "it factor" that only great …

Hit The Green With Every Wedge Shot

Master those tricky shots from 50 yards and in<p>The little wedge from 20 to 50 yards is one I’ve always felt comfortable with, although it can be a shot that gives even good players fits. I have a series of keys that make it easy to nip the ball precisely. Once you have those keys down cold, you can …

How To Stop Missing Right

Bump your hips forward to hit from the inside<p>Chances are, you have a decent setup, but you struggle with the transition from going back to coming down. When people send me videos on Twitter, I see that a lot.<p>If you tend to slice--which is 90 percent of players--you probably hang back as you start …

Fix Your Slice In One Step

One of the critical moments in any golf swing is the transition from backswing to downswing. A lot of instruction in this phase of the swing is geared toward what the lower body is doing, which is important but doesn't always fix a slice. To straighten out a slice, focus on getting your left arm …

Hit Your Career-best Drives

Give the ball an uppercut to hit your best tee shots ever<p>To maximize driving distance, long-ball hitters like Bubba Watson (<i>above</i>) catch the ball on the upswing. Sweeping it off the tee increases the distance the ball stays in the air and reduces backspin, so it rolls more when it lands. This is …

How To Send It Down The Fairway

5 Fundamentals To Better Golf

Some golfers hate practicing, but one thing I've learned is that the range — not the golf course — is where your swing gets better. You might be able to make small adjustments mid-round and play OK, but any real improvements come from practice. Let's say you've got at least 30 minutes once a week …

Golf

Long Game Video Tips and Advice From Golf Monthly

Stabilize your swing for better fairway wood strikes There are two fundamental…<p>GM Top 25 Coach, Ged Walters, advises thinking about a curling …

Strike your fairway woods video

Golf Monthly Top 25 coach Paul Foston has some tips to help you strike your fairway woods consistently straighter and more solid.<p><b>Strike your fairway</b> …

The swim leg: 11 common fears and how to overcome them

<b>01 L</b><b>earning how to</b> <b>swim front crawl</b><p>Most of us have limited training budgets (both time and money), but if there’s one area you might be prepared to …

Swimming

Difference between pitching and chipping

Golf Monthly Top 25 coach Kevin Craggs explains the difference between pitching and chipping and describes the fundamental techniques for both to …

Golf Tips: How to Make a target-oriented swing

Alex Nicolson offers an interesting new take on how to make a target-orientated swing to hit straighter, better shots<p><b>Golf Tips: How to Make a</b> …

How to improve your pitching basics

Being able to save par is vital to good scoring so you need to get your pitching basics right. GM Top 25 coach Keith Wood thinks simplicity is the …

Golf Instruction Video: Push It Out to eliminate your "chicken wing"

Create faster swing speeds by extending your lead elbow with Andy Hilts’ Push It Out Drill<p>A simple and repeatable golf swing is key to playing better …

PGA

Stop hitting that weak fade into the pond down the right side

Re-route your swing to start hitting draws<p>If you don't think slices are still a problem even with the latest in driver technology, take a look in the bags on the carts at your favorite course tomorrow.<p>More than two-thirds of the adjustable drivers you see will be clicked over to draw bias--to help …

Golf

My 2 Cents: The best chipping drill ever

<i>Editor’s Note: This article was written by Kyla Carlson (Alaska), Hayley Mortensen (Oregon), Garret Howell (Arizona) and Seth Abrahamson (Guam), four</i> …

Golf

How to stop duffing your chip shots

The main reason for topping the ball is because people lean back, trying to scoop the ball up with their wrists.<p>This makes it very hard to get a …

7 Trouble Shots You Need to Know

No matter how well you're playing, sometimes things don't go according to plan. Knowing how to escape a tricky situation is just as important as being able to hit it long and straight. Keep these trouble shots in your pocket for when you need to get back in play.

Golf

Master controlled wedge shots to lower your handicap

Master controlled wedge shots to lower your handicap this offseason!<p><b>FACT:</b> The majority of golf – anywhere from 55 to 65 percent – is played within …

Golf

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 …

Golf

6 basic tips to unlock the perfect swing

<b>If you are in need of some basic swing tips, or just simply need rescuing, then look no further.</b><p>Using Rory McIlroy's swing as a guide - and a good …

Tips: Andy Gorman's Killer drill

Andy Gorman is a PGA Professional and a putting coach associated with SeeMore putters.<p>With Andy being a putting specialist it was only right that we …

Jordan Spieth: My 5 Secrets to Being a Complete Player

<i>This article originally appeared in the December 2015 issue of GOLF.</i><p>I know how to score. Sure, bombing-and-gouging works, but there are other ways to …

Golf

Top 5 Video Drills of 2015

As 2015 comes to a close and we prepare for a fantastic 2016 here at GolfTEC, we’re reflecting on some of the top instructional pieces we’ve seen …

Golf

5-Minute Clinic: Up & Down For Par

Short-game tweaks that really pay off<p>Putting the time in to improve your full swing is important, but for pure return on practice investment, the short game is where you'll get the quickest deduction from your scores. You hit more of these kinds of shots than any other, and the fixes and …

Golf

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Fault Fixer - Great Golf Tips to Solve Improve Your Game

Most Downloaded Anti-Slice Drills from GOLF's Fix Finder App

Our Fix Finder app (which is free!) debuted in April, and since then it's helped golfers everywhere improve their game, one clip at a time. Fix …

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