An Update On Keeping The Crease

A few days ago I offered a simple tip by Tom Watson on ‘Keeping the Crease’ through your golf swing. What Watson suggests about keeping a slight hip flex during the backswing and forward to release seems, at least on the surface, to be an easy thing to do. Two days ago, I headed out to my DIY driving net in my garage (because the temperatures are warmer) in attempts to replicate keeping the crease.

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Play Golf Like A Professional

Playing our best golf is every players goal. If we really did not care, then we would not count strokes. It is unlikely that when you play golf that you do not measure your success by the final stroke tally. As we continue to monitor our success, most amateurs try to find a nugget of knowledge that will give them a leg up on their competitors. Well, I found a something that will help all players improve, but I think it is really designed for the higher and mid handicap players to drastically improve their golf game. If you follow the nine points outlined below, you will be playing golf like a professional and as a result, shoot lower golf scores!

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Weight Distribution and Putting

Practicing putting indoors is a must in northern climes. With a 5 to 6 month off-season, putting in my basement is very important for a quick start in the spring. Additionally, I found that the extra time I devote to putting allows for a more analytical approach to better ball striking. I try to hit 50 putts each night (which really does not take very long) with a focus on minimizing any extra movements not needed for making a consistent putting stroke. After practicing for a few weeks, I decided to break down my stroke into different segments and focused on just that during each session. Recently, I focused on weight distribution and found out that I was not standing in the optimal position for my swing path. Let me explain.

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Shooting Your Best Golf Score Ever Through Visualization

The desire of every golfer on the first tee is to shoot their best round of golf ever. This is not a profound statement, however I would suggest that most players are not ready to receive this wonderful gift. They are either ambivalent or they are waiting for that first poor shot in order to jump on the negative train! I am not suggesting that we need to play golf with rose coloured glasses on; we need to mentally prepare to accept playing great golf is always a possibility.

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