Golf Tips

from PGA Pro Andy Scott

Golf Balls

Golf Balls The Lesson Tee…… By Director of Instruction, Andy Scott School of Golf Do you use different golf balls during your round? Think back through your last several rounds of golf and see if you can remember what type of golf balls you used during your rounds....

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Greenside Bunkers

Greenside Bunker Play: The greenside bunker shot can be the most frustrating shot in golf if you are missing the critical fundamentals. I see many players cringe when they hit it into greenside bunkers because of their past failures such as hitting it way over the...

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Landing Areas

Do you use your eyes around the green when chipping or pitching to find a landing area? This is a very important part of developing a solid short game. Most players don’t have a landing area in mind causing much trouble with touch and feel around the greens. The big...

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Looking for more power and distance?

Looking for More Power and Distance? First we have to look at what elements allow a player to hit the ball further. There are five things that influence power and distance 1.Club head speed: How fast the club head is moving thru impact 2.Contact: How solid the ball is...

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Maximizing your game’s potential

Maximizing your game to your fullest potential: When I watch amateur golfers on the golf course I see so many shots wasted due to poor judgment or trying to play a shot that is not realistic to ones skill level. Here are two simple ways to help you make good decisions...

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Play to your strength

Maximizing your game to your fullest potential: When I watch amateur golfers on the golf course I see so many shots wasted due to poor judgment or trying to play a shot that is not realistic to ones skill level. Here are two simple ways to help you make good decisions...

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Posture

Posture: Posture is a term we are all very familiar with in our daily lives. Maintaining good posture allows the spine to hold the body up with the structure of the bones in the spine. When the shoulders slump or the spine curves from a standing or sitting position,...

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Productive practice

Are you being productive when you practice? Practice: Repeated performance or systematic exercise for the purpose of acquiring skill or proficiency. In order to improve our games through practice we must learn “how to practice”. Most people just go to the range and...

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Putt like the tour Pros

Putt like the Tour Pros When I watch the Tour Players on the putting green, there is one universal trait they all have in common. They all have great control over where the ball ends up after they have struck the putt. This is called speed control. Speed is the most...

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Putting Tempo

How to lower your putting average Are you tired of those brain numbing three putts that drive you nuts on the golf course? To most players putting seems to be the easiest part of the game therefore there is really no need to practice this skill. In reality this is 30...

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Short Game Mentality

Short Game Mentality: When a player faces a shot that is too short to hit with a full swing and too far for a chip shot you are in the feel shot zone. This is the most awkward shot in golf because it requires so much touch and feel along with solid technique. Most...

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Taking advantage of the teeing ground

Taking advantage of the teeing ground: The teeing ground is the unique area on the golf course which the player has a choice where to tee the ball and control the tee height. Let’s use this opportunity to our advantage. Teeing Ground: Rectangle area two club lengths...

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