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How To: Improve your golf swing for consistency

This video tutorial is going to show you how to improve your golf swing for consistency. Here you will get three swing tips for driving the ball to make you more consistent. The 1st tip is on the takeaway. The takeaway should be one smooth piece. You should not take the club up too early. The 2nd tip is to keep the head steady. Quite often golfers take their head too far away from the ball. Don’t move the head away from the ball as you swing your club back. The 3rd tip is to hold the swing on...

How To: Cure the slice in golf with the bottle drill

This video on golf will show you how to correct the Over the Top Swing Path by the bottle drill. It is presented by Blake Famularo, a PGA apprentice. If you are troubled by your nasty slice, you can correct it by this bottle drill. Put an empty plastic bottle about four inches right of the ball and two inches over the ball. What this will do is if you are coming over the top, you will hit the bottle bang on. Blake demonstrates this. To correct this you need to come from the inside. If you do ...

How To: Cure slices with a wrist watch golf drill

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cure slices by rolling the wrist. Some people hit slice shots because they strike with a underhand or reverse position. The correct way is when your hand comes back for impact, it should rotate into position with the back of the left hand facing the target. If the back of your left and is facing anywhere else, the ball will slice. A drill that users can do is to use their wrist watch as a guide. Start with it at a 45 degree angle. When you swing, i...

How To: Cure a reverse pivot in golf

This video demonstrates the pre golf tips by Bobby Cole. The instructor is explaining about the problem of the people that they can not take the ball to far. The reason for this is reverse weight. It can be achieved by putting the weight in same direction where you want to hit the ball. It will increase the power and distance. The good tip to achieve this is to be in a good setup with a ball , turn your left foot out .Keep you right foot at ease and clay your hips and hit the ball. Your weigh...

How To: Switch to left-handed golf

Do you write left-handed or throw a dart left-handed but play golf right-handed? If you answered yes, then the chances are you may be trapped trying to make the wrong golf swing. The more logical, natural swing for you is left-handed. Coach to lefties, Jeremy Dale, shows you how to make the change by reversing your swing. Switch to left-handed golf.

How To: Grip a golf club

In this video, learn how to grip a golf club the right way. First off, lay the club across your left hand, then you close your left hand, gripping the club. Next, take your right hand, place it underneath your left hand and wrap it around so your left hand's thumb fits into the palm of your right hand. It should feel very natural. Finally, the v's of your hands should point to your right shoulder in order to confirm the correct grip. One will know if they have a proper grip if your knuckles a...

How To: Waggle before you swing in golf

A common move in golf is the 'waggle'. The waggle during the set up is a very important part of the swing because it keeps your muscles relaxed so that you can start your swing smoothly. Waggling is similar to the shake a baseball player does before he gets up to bat. So, check out this tutorial for information and tips on waggling and make sure you are loose enough to sink that ball.

How To: Fill out a scorecard for a golf game

If you are playing a serious game of golf you will need to keep score. This tutorial will show you how to fill the score card out if you are a beginner. Filling out a scorecard in golf involves counting one point for every stroke taken at each hole, and the first nine holes are scored on the front of the card while the second nine are scored on the back of the card. Fill out a golf scorecard accurately, taking handicaps into consideration and make sure you have the best possible game, with he...

How To: Grip an offset driver in golf

Want to know how to grip an offset driver when golfing? An offset driver is one where the shaft is behind the head, propelling the face forward and giving the club a closed appearance. The advantage of the offset club is that it helps you to hook the ball.

How To: Cure a slice with a correct golf grip & two tee drill

Golf Link demonstrates how to correct a golf slice. Golf slices are most caused by a player's grip. If the grip is yielding a slice, the players hands are turned too far to the left so when you come back to impact, your hands will naturally open and create a slice. Get the correct grip by turning your hand around so your thumb is towards the back of the shaft with your left hand on top of the grip and your right hand facing the direction that you would like to go. Use golf tees to determine i...

How To: Use the punch drill to cure a hook shot in golf

Golf Link with Chuck Cook demonstrates how to use the punch drill to cure a hook shot in golf. A common cause to closing the golf club face and making the ball hook is the release of the head of the club early on the downswing. This is called casting the head of the club which makes the head of the club arrive at the point of impact before your hands. At the moment of impact you want the back of your left hand flat and the back of your right hand bent so that you can compress the ball. Use th...

How To: Do the golf ladder chipping drill

Golfing drills are the only way you will get better. Sometimes chipping practice can be tedious, especially with no goals in mind. Pam Wright teaches her clever technique for making the art of chipping more exciting. Pam Wright, LPGA, shows you how to do the golf ladder chipping drill.

How To: Create a descending blow on the golf course

Need some advice for playing golf? Well, Sports Illustrated has this video tutorial that will show you how to create a descending blow on the golf course. These tips from SI and professional golfer Brian Mogg will teach you how to create the perfect descending blow so that you can avoid fat and thin shots with your gold club. Two of the most basic basics are the ball position and the alignment. The golf ball should be place midway between each foot, and your body aligned slightly open.

How To: Load the right side to create power in golf swings

What exactly does load the right mean? Take a hint from 2003 long drive champ Clayton Burger, and learn his keys for absolutely smashing the golf ball. Tee that golf ball high and let it fly! In order to get more power out of your golf swing this video will teach you how to load up the right side as you go through the swing.

How To: Practice a good swing and hit a golf ball 250 yards

Andy Steinle breaks down the basics of a golf swing. The grip, posture, the swing itself, and keeping the head down are the four keys to a great swing. Watch this video golf tutorial and learn how to keep good form while swinging a golf club and how to hit a golf ball 250 yards.

How To: Swing your iron properly

Interested in golf? If you're just starting off, take a look at this instructional video and learn how to properly swing onto the golf ball. Most golfers have a tendency to swing up on the irons to lift the ball in the air. Learn how to catch the ball on the down swing in this tutorial.

How To: Learn the most important move in a golf swing

What's the most important move in your golf swing? It's a hard one to nail down, but the answer is usually the golf club's approach to the golf ball. The path the golf club takes ultimately determines the shape of your shot and the connection you make. Improve your downswing and you'll be laughing. Check this out.

How To: Improve golf pitching with the basic techniques

In this tutorial, golf pro Chris Toulson demonstrates pitching basics including set up, wrist hinge, turning of the body and finish position. It is important to know these details when you play golf in order to guarantee the right swing. If you are a beginner, or just need some help with your swing, follow along with this video and learn some useful pro tips.

How To: Arrange a golf bag

Keeping your golf bag neat can save you a ton of time on the course. If you aren't quite Tiger Woods and don't have your own caddy, check out this tutorial. In it, you will learn the best way to organize your bag and keep the game flowing. When arranging a golf bag, it's important to separate the clubs into three sets, including the woods, the middle clubs and the short irons. Find out how to arrange golf clubs in a descending order with the short irons in front in this helpful clip.

How To: Repair golf club grips

When the grip on a golf club gets worn out there is no way to repair them - not effectively any way. So, if your grip is wearing down, follow this tutorial and learn how to remove and replace it.

How To: Hit a pitch shot in golf

In this video, we learn how to make hit a pitch shot in golf. To hit this, you will need to get close to the ball, not too close but be on top of the shot. Lean the club towards the target so it's lined up with the ball. Shift your weight slightly forward and rock your shoulders so you feel the club go through both sides. You must initiate your swing with how you are gripping the club. Use force, but not too much force in your swing. Switch your weight from the opposite side to the side you a...

How To: Use a jump rope drill to alleviate golf pull shots

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a jump rope drill to help prevent golf pull shots. When beginning a swing, some people tend to rock the right shoulder upwards which doesn't get it far enough from the target line and causes the down swing to go out and over the target line. When swinging, make the right shoulder go straight backwards away from you and put the weight on your left heel. To perfect this, loop a jump rope over a fixed object. Then alternated and pull one end of th...

How To: Identify whether your golf swing plane is correct

Golf Link demonstrates how to identify whether your golf swing plane is correct. The swing plane is the path described by the golf head that controls the direction that the club head is traveling through when it impacts the ball. An on plane swing will have the club head directly traveling towards the target at the point of impact. That and a square face will make a straight shot. If the swing comes inside or below the plane, it will produce a hook shot or a push shot. A swing that comes outs...

How To: Avoid shanks in golf

Everyone shanks the ball sometimes in golf and most wonder why they do and how to prevent it. There are two reasons that you shank the ball. One reason people shank is because they are trying to keep the hands behind the ball and it creates such an angle that the only place you can hit the ball is in the shank of the club. Some people also flip the club over at the last second and that creates an angle that causes the shank to hit the ball too. What you want to do is tuck the left arm in and ...

How To: Hit a golf ball far

Ken demonstrates how to hit a golf ball far. A golf shot starts with a good grip to give it power and flexibility. Grip the golf club under the heel pad creating a 45 degree angle. When the wrist flexes and hinges, the angle will be 90 degrees which will give you power and speed. This promotes flexibility, control and a desirable centrifugal effect. Create speed through motion. Keep your feet together to keep your body quiet and you will increase the speed of your hands and arms. It will also...

How To: Cure a push shot in golf with proper ball position

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cure a push shot in golf with a proper ball position. If the ball is too far from your stance, you will not be able to make full contact. You will hit the ball to the right instead of hitting it straight ahead. Have the ball positioned so that as your body makes it's rotation, you'll catch the ball the moment the club goes down the target line. This video also provides a drill that will help viewers to properly position the ball. This video will be...

How To: Use the "tee to re-tee" drill to cure slices

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to prevent slice shots in golf. Slice shots are when the ball curves in the shape of a banana. A mistake that people make when they swing is that they drag their hands to far in front of the golf head, causing a slice shot. It also releases the head of the club too late and turn the club into another direction. The correct way is to swing and hit the ball at a straight line from the left shoulder to the club. This video will benefit those viewers who ...

How To: Use efficient power to crush a golf ball

Want to crush the golf ball as far as you can? Four-time Long Drive Champ Jason Zuback knows all there is about how to crush a golf ball. Listen to his advice and in no time you'll add yards and tear up the golf course. Learn how to use efficient power to crush a golf ball.

How To: Achieve solid impact with a golf iron and driver

It's time for some golf! Doug Hammer, PGA, from Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona says, "Making solid contact is the key to hitting the golf ball farther. But a proper impact position with an iron is significantly different than that of a driver." Learn how to do both correctly. See how to get good impact on your golf clubs.

How To: Go thru environmentally sensitive golf course areas

Playing golf could be a pain if you don't know all of the basic rules, tips and etiquette associated with the sport. You could find yourself off the fairway (and not on the green, if you know what I mean), or you could find yourself getting kicked out of the golf course for greens damages or unsafe practices and you could find yourself merely being the worst golfer with a club in his hand.

How To: Correctly and safely drive a golf cart at golf courses

Playing golf could be a pain if you don't know all of the basic rules, tips and etiquette associated with the sport. You could find yourself off the fairway (and not on the green, if you know what I mean), or you could find yourself getting kicked out of the golf course for greens damages or unsafe practices and you could find yourself merely being the worst golfer with a club in his hand.