You might recognize Nelly Korda as Jessica Korda’s younger sister. She’s begun her rookie season on the LPGA after winning once on the Symetra Tour in 2016. In her first LPGA event in 2017, Korda finished
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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 hit the shot that'll get you out of trouble every time. Unless you’re a freak of nature, you’re not going to be in the fairway off of every tee. And that’s fine -– every guy on tour misses fairways.
Have you been to the range recently? If so, you probably adhered to the typical range pattern, starting with some wedges, working your way through your irons, before moving on to hybrids, fairway woods,
Square the clubface and swing down hard Using the bounce on the bottom of your sand wedge is a good thing in the sand—except when your ball is plugged or in a fried-egg lie (left). Then you want to gouge
How the pros save shots around the green Tour players get up and down more often because they understand the fundamentals--both of the short game and of their equipment. Here I'll share those secrets you.
A refresher course on greenside fundamentals Want a short game to make your buddies jealous? Forget the fancy shots. Learn to hit the basic chip, pitch and lob, and then get good at picking the right at
Sometimes up and over is your best bet. Here's how to do it What do you do if you have to hit over a tree—or execute any high shot, for that matter? What you shouldn't do is try to scoop the ball in the
My keys to getting the most out of the most important club: I like hitting driver off tees where the more prudent play is a 3-wood. At tour courses, the setup is often such that I hit my 3-wood from the
Actually, in many cases, it's the result of poor shoulder mobility. This ball-and-socket joint, and the muscles that surround it, play a huge role in swinging the club correctly. Poor flexibility forces
Getting to the other side of the green Most golfers understand the concept of executing a basic greenside bunker shot: You want to swing through the sand under the ball. But when it's a longer bunker 20
Drop your club and learn to pure it with your irons Swing Model: Jamie Lovemark 1. SET YOUR LEFT SIDE HIGHER Without a club, you'll have a better sense for what your body should be feeling. At address
Push off with your back foot to start down The snapshots I get on Twitter don't show dynamic motion, but the comments tell the story. People want to hit it farther and straighter. The main way to do that
To clip it, don't drive your legs It isn't pretty watching most golfers try to hit out of a fairway bunker. The problem is, they use their normal swing. If you drive with your legs on the downswing, like
How to make your irons turn left and get close Beatriz Recari is a three-time winner on the LPGA Tour. For as long as I've been playing golf, the shot I look to hit first is a draw. Even before I swing,
Slicing happens for a myriad of reasons, but it's only caused by one thing: If your clubface is open in relation to the path your club is traveling on at impact, the ball will curve away from the target.
At the 2014 Humana Challenge, I had a streak with my short irons--8-iron through pitching wedge--where I felt I couldn't miss. I opened 63-63-63, firing at every flag, then held on for the win. I've been
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
Give the ball an uppercut to hit your best tee shots ever To maximize driving distance, long-ball hitters like Bubba Watson (above) catch the ball on the upswing. Sweeping it off the tee increases the