Hot Golf How-Tos

How To: Hit long irons

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to hit long irons. Viewers are taught how to swings a golf club by learning how to hit long irons. The long iron involves less lofting, which tends to hit the ball farther. Users should always maintain posture. Do not shift your body when you swing. Relate yourself to a discus thrower. Feel like you left knuckle is dragging on the ground. Losing your posture will result in losing your power when you swing. This video will benefit those viewers who enj...

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: Stand when hitting a golf ball

This video shows you how to stand correctly when hitting a golf ball. It is very easy. No matter what kind of club you have in your hand, you don't change. The most important thing is to have your arms hang straight down from your shoulders. If you do this correctly then your hands will be directly under your chin when you bend over the ball. Your knees should be slightly flexed over your laces and your shoulders should be over your toes. This gives you an athletic, balanced position and you ...

How To: Improve your golf stroke with putting drills

PGA Professional Rick Sessinghaus discusses three different tips that can help all golfers, from the amateur level to the tour professionals, can do to help improve their putting. The first tip focuses on improving hand and eye coordination by simply looking at the whole the proper way. The second tip deals with the reading the speed of the greens while putting. Finally the third and final tip helps the learner better read the line of the put. Rick believes following these three tips will hel...

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: Hit a golf ball 300 yards

There are three components of hitting a 300 yard drive in golf. 1st component is make sure that the top edge of the club should be below the top of the golf ball. The second component is making a complete turn in the back swing. The shoulder here should turn more than 90 degrees. The third component is to swing with tempo so as to maintain the rhythm and balance of your body. This step of the tee consumes more than 80 % of the potential energy of your body. So using these 3 steps you automati...

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: Correctly use the 8-step golf swing

Jim McLean shows us how to do an eight step swing in this video. You start the swing in the "address" or universal position. The first step is to move the club three feet back from the ball in a uniform motion. Position two is moving the club half way back where the club is pointing down the target line. Position three is a three quarter golf swing is when your elbows are level and the shaft of the club is pointing into the plane line. Position four is preparing to swing forward. Position fiv...

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: 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: 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: Use the baseball chipping drill for better chip shots

Steven Bann shows a chipping drill that teaches distance control through the air. Golf clubs are arranged into "zones" which represent the plates of a baseball field, so golf clubs arranged horizontally and evenly distanced apart from the next golf club. This represents "first base," "second base," "third base" and home plate. This is a landing drill where the object of the drill is to land in the designated "first base" zone and then subsequent bases until you get three-in-a-row for each zon...

How To: Drive a golf ball with proper form

If you need more distance, and you're tired of slicing your driver, this tip is for you: in all probability, you're trying to swing your driver along too straight of a line. That causes the club face to open as it comes to meet the golf ball. This free video golfing lesson from Golf Link will teach you the proper form for driving a golf ball across a fairway.

How To: Use the "tilt the T" drill to cure a golf pull shot

We will be learning how to fix the dreaded pull in our golf swings. The major problem for most people is the position. The first thing to keep in mind is bending at the hips. The knees may be bent, but if you are not bent at the waist, your shoulders will come through to high during the swing. Your shoulder should be moving over the ball and driving through, not across.

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: Draw the ball in golf

This involves a golf tip in how to draw a ball. He is on a golf course and is explaining that a draw is different then a hook. He explains that when you draw the ball you don't change the swing you change the way you align your feet. To make the proper draw is to simply drop the right foot back which causes the person to get behind the ball so the ball can be released down the line. A draw can be controlled, he reminds us, because it only falls to the left. A hook cannot be controlled because...

How To: Improve driving distance in golf

Once you start playing golf and have mastered the basics, you will need to improve your driving distance. Driving a golf ball for distance means having sound fundamentals, good swing mechanics and a great deal of personal core strength. Find out how to turn the shoulders 90 or more degrees to hit a long shot in golf in this helpful clip. As your game keeps improving with practice, you will be finding the hard shots easier and easier.

How To: Hit a golf ball with an iron

PGA golf professional Frank Ganley explains how to hit a golf ball with an iron. In golf, a player has a variety of clubs to choose from, but should only have one type of swing. Frank emphasizes that in order to learn how to hit a golf ball with an iron, the player needs to use the same swing that he uses when hitting the ball with a wooden club. The key to a successful hit is in the players ability to adjust for the difference in the lengths of shafts of the clubs. This because a wooden golf...

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: Improve control with your golf irons

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to improve the control and shooting of iron golf clubs. Most people when they hit a golf ball go short of the green. Users are advised to use one more club (instead of 8, use 7). This will allows users to swing easier, allowing more control. When hitting with an iron, make sure it leaves a divot. It gives a better chance of contact and backspin. Find out where your swing hits the bottom. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy playing golf and...

How To: Pull of the perfect pre-shot routine in golf

In this video, Tom Leese, Director of Instruction at Angel Park Golf Club, gives pointers for your pre-shot routine in golf. Important in the transition from the practice range to real games, your pre-shot routine helps you get situated and ready to play real competitive golf. Tom explains, first, how to set your lines, taking a straight and purposeful line down course where you want your ball to go, and remaining fixed on it, as you approach your tee. Then, when positioned at your ball, he t...

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: Hit a pitch shot different distances

James McCormick from Deerfield Golf Club gives some tips for playing a better game of golf in this how-to video. By controlling the length of the backswing, the pitch shot distance changes. Watch this video golf tutorial and learn how to hit a pitch shot different distances. Hit a pitch shot different distances.

How To: Chip and pitch in a golf game

Chipping and pitching are important golfing techniques that are vital to lowering scores and improving your overall golf game. Learn to pitch and chip like the pros from a professional golf instructor in this free golfing video.

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