Staying The Course For Success

Are you a panic golfer? When you miss a shot or two, do you start looking for ways to improve your swing? In years past, I was that exact golfer. I felt that when things started to veer off the rails, I needed to immediately change, adjust or tweak something in swing in order to get back on course. Naturally this was the wrong approach to improving my round and usually finished with a higher score than I expected. It was like rolling a snowball downhill, my challenges kept getting bigger and harder to manage.

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Fighting Your Golf Swing Or Going With It

Through the course of any golf season, I encounter times when I fight my golf swing. These periods of struggle sometimes last more that a few holes, rounds, or an eternity (or at least it seems that way). Fighting my golf swing can bring a great deal of frustration because in most cases I do not know exactly the cause. Sometimes it just shows up and disappears without any rhythm or reason. There are times when my swing is consistently off and it is during those times I decide to go with my current swing mechanics and try to limit the damage. This is a real solution and I think it should be taught to all beginners.

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Ouch, That Hurts!

Have you ever swung a golf club and felt the vibration of the shot through your whole body. I know we feel many miss hits in our hands or arms, but a whole body awakening is a rare thing. I have felt a few of these through the years, but only on in 2020. It was in the fall and things were a bit cool, but not overly cold; so, the temperature really did not have anything to do with the shock of my shot. It actually was something different.

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Forgetting The Basics Is Costly in Golf

Most golfers have an understanding that hitting a golf ball in the center of the club face is important. It is a basic tenant to launching the ball, yet we amateurs seem to forget this critical fact when swinging away. We do many different physical contortions in attempts to gain distance, but leave out contact as a key factor. I wonder why that is?

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