A lot of amateurs struggle hitting consistent, solid iron shots - especially under pressure. Kyle Morris, one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers, says that a lot of the reason why golfers have problems
It's one thing to pure it off a range mat or spongy grass in the middle of the fairway, but you're really not playing good golf until you can hit good shots from the tough lies. I'm talking about when
The United State Golf Association and the R&A unveiled a comprehensive proposal of what they’d like the Rules of Golf to be starting Jan. 1, 2019. According to one of the USGA’s chief officials, John the
Simple keys for making solid contact—every time. Chipping looks so easy when you see a good player doing it. On the flip side, it can be hard to watch when someone is struggling with these little shots.
We get it. Sometimes, you don’t want to mess around with some swing-aid contraption. Sometimes, you just want better ball striking in the simplest way possible. And what’s the simplest way to practice?
If you’re into working on your game in your backyard, we’re guessing you’ve limited yourself to chipping. And that’s fair; no need to smash golf balls through your neighbors’ windows. But this drill that
Pebble Beach is one of the paragons of American golf courses. Same with Pinehurst, Bandon, Whistling Straits. Yet, with a simple phone call (and a nice bank account), anyone can theoretically play at beautiful
A lot of what determines whether you hit a good or bad shot happens at address. The simplest thing is ball position. If you get the ball in the right spot, good things tend to fall into place. Get it the
When we asked golfers to evaluate golf balls for this year's Hot List—during testing at Marriott's Grande Vista Resort in Orlando—our overarching guidance was: "Rate these balls based on how much you want
A selection of lessons from our Best Young Teachers In America 2016-17 PICTURE HOME PLATE TO CHIP IT GREAT MATT WILSON / 31 La Rinconada C.C., Los Gatos, Calif. On short greenside shots, many golfers their
Master those tricky shots from 50 yards and in 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
Move your left arm the right way to start the downswing. There's a reason more Golf Digest instruction attention has been devoted to the slice than any other subject throughout our history. A lot of people
How to make sure you're locked in on your target. Sometimes there’s so much to think about on the course, you can forget to think about a very important detail: Where you’re aiming. We’ve all caught ourselves
Hold the club like you'd hold a suitcase, not diagonally Fundamentals are called fundamentals because if you get them wrong you'll have a hard time hitting good shots. The grip might be the most basic
My best tips for getting more looks at birdie Once the ball is in the fairway, it's time to put a good swing on my approach shot to get a look at birdie. Although the basic mechanics of the iron swing