How to Hit A Tight Lie

As a low handicap golfer, I encounter a tight lie several times a round. It is a shot that I have learned to manage over the years, but I am always looking for new ways to improve on what I have learned to date. Hitting shots off a tight lie is a bit more difficult that one would think because of the multiple opportunities to hit the ball thin or fat. But have no fear, Hale Irwin has some great advice that might make your shot making off tight lies easier and more productive.

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Solving The 100 Yard Approach Shot

Every golf knows that the scoring distance varies depending on the skill factor. Regardless of your handicap, I think we can all agree that mastering the approach shot from 100 yards or closer will do wonders for our score. I am always searching for new techniques that will help sharpen my shot making that is easy and repeatable. The videos I like to watch are generally throwback to my early years of learning the game and I found one that is perfect for my game and hopefully for yours as well.

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Golf Tips From Tommy Fleetwood

If you follow golf, you likely know the name Tommy Fleetwood. He is a gentlemen play who is well respected by his peers. Additionally, he is considered one of the best players in the world and sitting at 41st in the world ranking. Regardless of all his accolades, he offers five simple, commonsense golf tips that all golfers need to know. For me, they provide reinforcement of skills and knowledge I follow whenever I pick up a golf club.

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Creating a Square Swing Path

As a general rule, I hit the ball straight. This tells me that my swing mechanics coordinated to a point where the club face is square to the golf ball on contact. Unfortunately, my swing path does deviate from time to time and if I miss the ball, I generally pull it left. This is a know error in my swing mechanics and I often work ensuring that my swing path is square to my aim line. Hence, I am always looking for simple, repeatable, and sustainable drills that provide instant feedback. I think I have found one.

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Health and Safety Protocols in Golf

As I watch many professional and amateur sports on TV, the term health and safety protocol is at the top of list for announcers. They discuss how teams are responding to their depleted roster due to COVID and other medical challenges. The health and safety protocols are part of the 2022 sports season and is an undeniable fact that it is affecting many teams. This is stressor for sure on all team sports, but what about golf. As an individual sport, where do the health and safety protocols stand for golf professionals and tournaments?

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