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CLOSE THE GOLF CLUB FACE FASTER & STOP YOUR SLICE

Rory McIlroy's Short-Game Basics

478 words on getting up and down more often<p><b>→Erasing your mistakes</b>—not hitting perfect shots—is what good golf is all about. I've certainly had tournaments where I felt I was swinging great (like the 2011 U.S. Open, when I hit 86 percent of the greens in regulation). But as special as those weeks …

Dave Stockton keys to putting routine

Golf Channel Academy<p>GCA: Nail your putting routine<p>Legendary putting coach Dave Stockton takes a look at Martin Hall's routine and what viewers can …

Fitness Friday: Why you should be doing chops

There are many variations of the exercise called chops. As you might imagine, the movement gets its name from the similarity it has with motion needed to swing an axe. The reason why chops are so good for golfers, says Golf Digest fitness advisor Randy Myers (@randymyers_), is that they help …

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Hit The Golf Ball Higher & Farther

Golf is the most beautifully misunderstood game in the world. Everyone has an opinion on the swing and, as coaches, we hear people say many things …

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The Golfer's Guide to Lower Back Pain – Part 1

Tue Aug 19, 2014 by Dr. Greg Rose<p>Lower back pain is by far the most common ailment suffered by golfers of all ages. Based on data collected at TPI …

Callaway Driver Comparison: X Hot N14 vs X Hot

When it comes to trying to decide on a driver within the same line of clubs, things can be difficult and differences can sometimes blend together. …

Why you don’t want more lag

It seems like everyone wants to copy the professional golfers and add more lag and get more forward shaft lean. Hundreds, if not thousands of videos …

What This Business Owner Did to Get His Team Out of a Sales Rut

This story appears in the May 2015 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Brian Brady was doing everything he could to motivate the 30 salespeople he employs at his six Wireless Zone franchises in Virginia. Every few months he’d run sales contests and put up prizes like cruise vacations, iPads and gift …

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Tom Watson: Always Check Your Grip

Is your grip too weak or too strong? Make it just right<p>A good swing starts with a good grip. A bad swing starts with a bad grip. Because most amateurs fail to put their hands on the club properly, they'll never be able to play as well as they should.<p>I use the Vardon overlapping grip. I feel it …

The No. 1 mistake hackers hope you make

A strong password is a pain to create, remember and type. That's why far too many people settle for passwords that are weaker and easier to remember than they should be. But strong passwords are essential for keeping hackers and snoopers out of your online accounts.<p>Fortunately, I know a few good …

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News & Opinion<p>Lab Results<p>Dec 12, 2017 | 49 Comments<p>Read the following in your best infomercial pitch man voice: Do you struggle getting out of the …

Ten Great Golf Gambling Games

Our suggestions for fun betting games to play with friends during your next round<p><i>Back in 2007, I wrote Golf Digest's Complete Book of Golf Betting Games. Since then, friends, family, even perfect strangers have stopped me on countless occasions to share their "perfect" golf-gambling game. In short,</i> …

How To Get Consistency And Power In Golf Swing - STOP STRAINING IN YOUR SWING

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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 …

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Revisiting Ernest Jones’ “Swing the Clubhead”

Ernest Jones was a British golf professional who lost a leg in World War I. That didn’t stop him from continuing to play to the level of a scratch …

How The Body Affects The Golf Swing: It’s all in the hips

When was the last time you thought about your hip tilt? Never? That’s what I thought, but as we learn more about how the body works you may want to …

How adjusting your driver loft changes your ball flight

One of the most confusing things I see after a Demo Day is a shiny new adjustable driver in someone’s bag — set on the standard setting.<p>Many golfers …

Help Me Kostis: Drew Brees

Marriott Academy - Dave Dolengowski - Ball Position

Build more speed into your swing

One of the key requests I get from golfers is the need for more distance in their games. There are many different factors that go into increasing …

Simple Flexibility Drills for Your Golf Swing!

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J.B. Holmes & Brittany Lincicome Powerful Swings

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HOW TO HIT YOUR DRIVER SUPER STRAIGHT

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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> …

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Tech Q&A: Car's black box, online snooping, cheap flights and more

<b>Your car's 'black box'</b><p><b>Q.</b> I read on Komando.com that new cars have black boxes much like airplanes. Our cars record how and where we drive. Can you tell me exactly what they are recording?<p><b>A.</b> By law, the black box records a minimum of 15 data points in a crash, such as vehicle speed, throttle …

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Five Tips from a Golf Guru

Dr. David Wright teaches in parables. He quotes Tolstoy. He writes books with titles like <i>Mind Under Par</i>. He’s a seasoned golf guru, and over three …

The 10 Best Exercises For Golfers

<b></b>The 10 Best Exercises For GolfersGolf is all about movement: not front-to-back or side-to-side, but 360 degrees, using all your muscles and joints to …

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COPYING RORY MCILROY'S SWING!