Ozzie Smith talks the pressure of playing in pro-am events, how he became known as ’The Wizard’

Four Drills For Achieving a Sweeter Swing (Part II)

This is the second part of a two-part article. It discusses centering and radius-two of the four common denominators that make for a sweeter swing-one that will dramatically cut your scores and lower your golf handicap.

Winter Drills to Cut Your Golf Handicap

Golfers living in warmer climates are lucky. They can play golf all year round. That keeps their skills sharp, their swings intact, and their desire to play satisfied. They don’t have to deal with the bitter cold or snow-covered courses like some golfers.

Four Drills For Achieving a Sweeter Swing (Part I)

This is the first part of a two-part article. It covers plane and face-two of the four common denominators to a sweeter swing that will help you lower your golf handicap.

Playing Games Lowers Golf Handicap

Practice is the best way of lowering your golf handicap. Even the world’s best golfers know that. That’s why they spend hours and hours working on their games. With professionals, making a living is a driving force for practicing.

Seven Habits of Highly Effective Golfers

Watch any PGA pro and you’ll see that he or she does the same things on every shot. They follow the same pre-shot routine, they use the same tempo, and they follow through the same way on every shot.

Pre-Swing Fundamentals Reduce Golf Handicaps

Vijay Singh works harder than anyone on the Tour. He spends hours and hours every day working on his game, practicing every facet of it-from putting to chipping to driving-so that he can be the best he can be.

Sunglasses Protect Your Eyes, Help Your Golf Handicap

If you’re among those weekend golfers that play golf without sunglasses, think again. Sunglasses aren’t just for show or to make you look cool. They’re a critical piece of equipment you should always use-as vital to your eyes as sunscreen is to your skin. They also help your golf handicap.

Regrouping Salvages Scores and Golf Handicaps

It happens to every golfer-pro and amateur alike. You’re playing well and all of a sudden you lose it. You find yourself slicing drives, dubbing approach shots, overshooting pitch shots, and missing short putts. Your confidence dwindles and your strokes mount.

Practice Routines Lower Golf Handicaps

Countless ways exist to shave strokes from your scores. For example, an accurate pitch shot from 50 yards away positions you to one putt the hole, instead of two-putting or three-putting it, like you would if you hit a bad pitch shot.

Swinging Inside Boosts Yardage

Hitting for distance makes golf more enjoyable. Whether you have a low golf handicap or a high one, belting a 250-yard drive is a lot more fun than squeaking out a 190-yard drive. Hitting the long ball off the tee or from the fairway also changes the game strategically, especially when it comes to those long par fours and par fives. Even generating an extra 20 yards with your shots helps.

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