Hot Golf How-Tos

How To: Rotate your hips to cure a push shot in golf

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to rotate the hips to cure a push shot in golf. The mistake often happens at the start of the down swing. People tend to slide the hips too far out and pass the point of the target. This blocks your swing out from going to the target and makes the club swing out to the right, causing a push shot. The proper way to fix this problem is to shift the left leg and rotate the hip. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy playing golf and would like t...

How To: Perform a walk-through golf drill

In this video golf lesson golf instructor Steve Bishop explains and demonstrates his walk-through-drill. This drill and tip help you with your tempo, staying together, balance, weight shift, follow through, and the finish of your full swing.

How To: Figure out a golf handicap

So, you've started playing golf, and you've started getting competitive... Figure out a golf handicap with help from this free video from expert golf site, Golf Link. A golfer's handicap is determined by two factors, which are the course rating and the slope of the golf course. Subtract the course rating from a golf score, multiply by 113 and divide by the slope, and finally multiply by .96 to find a handicap.

How To: Grip a golf club left-handed

Novice golf players, come hither! In this video presented by expert golf site, Golf Link, learn how to grip a golf club left-handed. This task can be tricky being that one is required to learn things backwards. Get your left-handed golf club grip down perfect with the tips & tricks given in this video!

How To: Use the pump drill to help improve your swing

Golf is a sport that people of all ages, races, and gender can enjoy. It doesn't require too much equipment and isn't as stressful as playing basketball, baseball, etc. Even though it can be very relaxing, some people can get so frustrated when it comes to their technique or delivery.

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: 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: Compute skins in a golf game

In this Sports video tutorial you will learn how to compute skins in a golf game. Kevin in this video illustrates how to calculate skins in your golf game. Skins are determined by the winner of each hole. A clear winner gets a skin for that hole. If there is no clear winner, the skin is carried over to the next hole. And the next clear winner of any hole will also get the skins for the previous holes where there was no clear winner. In the video Kevin wins the 1st hole and he gets the skin fo...

How To: Use the delivery position for a golf swing

Adam Harrel a lead master instructor at Jim McLean Golf Academy is going to help improve your golf game by showing you how to improve the use of your delivery position in your golf swing. The delivery position in your golf swing is when bringing the club down to hit the ball the club is parallel to the ground. Some tips to improve is first your right knee and right arm should be bent inward and on the same line, reverse is true if your a lefty. Common problems of getting t far on your back le...

How To: Do the "stack and tilt" golf swing technique

Need some help improving your golf game? Ever hear of stack and tilt? Want to learn what all the fuss is about? Check out Brady Riggs’ analysis of Eric Axley’s full swing and find out about the “stack & tilt” technique. See exactly how to do this golf move for a better golf swing.

How To: Chip shot like Tiger Woods in La Jolla

Learn to play golf like Tiger Woods in this rather effusive recreation of a memorable shot in Championship Golf History. In this Great Shots video from GolfLink, golfing professional Joe DeBock from Torrey Pines golf course in La Jolla California demonstrates the chip-in on the 17th at the 2008 Open, on the actual golf course where Tiger did it. This instructional video is accompanied by verbose commentary on the historical event, the famed golfer, and the course itself.

How To: Swing a golf club like Tiger Woods

In this tutorial, we learn how to swing a golf club like Tiger Woods. First, position yourself in line with the flag. Once you have put your ball on the tee, place a leaf in a line towards the direction you're aiming for. Use these two points to position your club on the ground, then stand with your body parallel to the club. From here, grip the left hand correctly and put the club on the ground. Place in the left hand so the shaft lies across the forefinger. It should fit under the heel of t...

How To: Play a matchplay challenge game in World Golf Tour

In this video, we learn how to play a match play challenge game in World Golf Tour. This is where you can challenge other players and earn credits from the other player. Play players that are in the same tier or have similar skill level. To play, select the match play challenge option from the main menu. From the game lobby, select the play for credits option and enter in the minimum or what amount you'd like. From here, click "submit" and then start to play your game. As soon as you finish y...

How To: Choose the right shot in World Golf Tour

In this tutorial, we learn how to choose the right shot in World Golf Tour. The game will automatically choose the shot for you. You can find the different shots by clicking on the current swing selection on the bottom left hand corner. A full swing is the most common type of shot that delivers the most power. A punch shot is a flatter and shorter swing that causes the ball to fly lower during high wind. A pitch shot is a controlled swing that is used around the greens. A chip shot is compact...

How To: Play it safe in golf on a par 5

In this tutorial, we learn how to play it safe in golf on par 5 with Bob Byman. Take two numbers that equal the rest of the yards that you have left, then find how many yards each of your next hits will have to take. Pay attention to where your ball is and if you are going to hit the grass and how that will effect you when you are hitting the ball. Try to get the ball to go more than half when you take it, so you don't have to go too long on your second shot when you take it!

How To: Play the Wolf variation of golf

Do you play a lot of golf with your friends? Need a way to spice up the game without risking your entire bank account on Jordan-esque bets? Watch this vide3wo to learn how to play Wolf, a fun golf variant that adds a layer of strategy to the game.

How To: Properly finish your golf swing

Golf is an age old sport that has been played by many great people. It's something that any age, race, or gender can enjoy. It can also be a very tough sport to master, since there are so many different techniques and methods that can help improve your golfing skills.

How To: Understand a basic golf swing

In this video, we learn how to understand the basic golf swing. If your contact with the ball is good, your shot will be played out correctly. In a full shot, you would make your back swing, then shift your weight onto your left foot along with your belt buckle. Using your body in a swift swing is the key to having a good swing and making the ball fly where you want it to. Give yourself enough time to practice, because it takes your body a few tries to get used to this stance. When you are do...

How To: Take away your slice in golf

In this Sports video tutorial you will learn how to take away your slice in golf. Pam explains the potential causes and cures for the shot that goes to the right. A lot of people take the club too early to the inside thereby taking all width and circling to the right side. When you take the club inside, you will have to compensate to get back to where you want to be. To correct this, you can do a simple drill. Place another ball one and a half to two feet behind the target ball. The goal is t...

How To: Get a long golf drive with a pace of power

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to get a long golf drive with a pace of power. The key to hitting long drives and distance is to have good tempo and balance. To achieve that, hit with a smooth 3 second swing. Count 1-3 seconds when making one single swing and hit on the 3 second mark. Another way to achieve a long drive is to use a metronome and work with the tempo when swinging. This video will benefit those viewers who are interested in playing golf, and would like to learn how to...

How To: Choose your golf course snacks properly

Golf is not considered the most nutrition-oriented sport, but maintaining your energy and hydration on the course are crucial to remaining focused and shooting a low score. This video features a nutritionist describing some snack and drinks that are ideal for the golf course, as well as offering tips for when to eat during your 18-hole game.

How To: Apply proper backswing in golf

You ready to give your backswing some practice? Thanks to this video by expert golf site Golf Link, learn how to improve that backswing on the green! When doing the backswing, the arms do not move back but rather hinge upwards according to golf expert, Steven Bann.

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: Hit a golf ball with your driver

Need a little help on your golf game? This video gives you tips on how to hit a driver. When hitting a driver in golf, the most important thing is to keep the ball in play, and this may mean teeing off with a 3-wood or a long iron. Find out how to play a natural shot with a driver.

How To: Score match play in golf

Normally when you are playing golf, you are scoring against the golf course. This video shows you how to score match play golf. Match play is different from normal scoring in the sense that in match play you are playing against the other players on a per hole basis. Materials needed include: scorecard, pencil, and a group of players. Have fun!

How To: Hit a golf ball

From expert golf site, Golf Link, another free lesson for beginning golf players! In this video, learn how to hit a golf ball the proper way. The best ways to learn how to hit a golf ball are by taking lessons, making sure to achieve a good grip and making sure that the arms hang straight down. Discover why hitting a golf ball is harder than it looks in this video.

How To: Size golf clubs

Not sure how to size your golf club? Thanks to expert golf site Golf Link, here's your chance for a free lesson. The most critical part of a golf club's size is the shaft, and it's necessary for a person to find out about the flex point and torque of a club's shaft. Discover why golfers with higher handicaps will want a flex point that will kick the ball in the air more in this video.

How To: Keep score in golf games

Not sure how to keep score in a golf? Then you've found your video. In this video presented by expert golf site, Golf Link, learn how to read and keep a golf scorecard. A golf scorecard will list 18 holes, and it will have blue, white, gold and red tee markers to indicate the level of play. Use a scorecard to find out how many yards a given hole is with help from this free lesson.

How To: Fill in a golf scorecard

Attention novice golf players! Here's a video for the beginning golf players of the world. In this video presented by expert golf site Golf Link, learn how to fill in a golf scorecard to get your game started! There are slots on golf scorecards for each individual player, and these slots line up with the holes on the front and back nine. Learn about the yardage listed next to a hole on a scorecard with help from this video.

How To: Use a lob wedge in golf

Thanks to expert golf site Golf Link, learn how to use a lob wedge in golf the proper way! In order to use a lob wedge in golf, it's important to hit a lob shot with the ball in a forward position relative to the golfer's stance. Learn about the effect of the lack of friction created by lob shots in this free lesson.

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