Saving Strokes Out Of The Sand

For many golfers, the sand trap is a hazard that causes no end to the grief and frustration on the golf course. Wanting to avoid going to the beach at all costs, some will incur extra strokes just to avoid this area. Personally, I think it would be a good idea to learn to hit out of the sand because in the long run it will be the ultimate stroke saver. I think hitting my ball out of the sand is not that difficult due to my focused practice years back. I learned the proper technique, at least for my swing, to splashing out of the sand trap and have not looked back since. Keep reading for three aspects of hitting a sand shot that are a must for lower golf scores.

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An Often Overlooked Part Of Your Golf Swing

The golf swing has been dissected, broken down, over-analyzed, nit-picked and just plain destroyed. With so many ‘experts’ offering their advice, it is a challenge for many amateurs to sift through the minutia. I know I am challenged regularly to ensure I do not follow ‘The White Rabbit’ down the rabbit hole in to the a Wonderland of craziness. Understanding that the golf swing is very complex, I find that the follow through is often overlook as a core fundamental movement when swinging any golf club.

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How to Hit the Short Side Chip Shot

If you ever find out, please let me know! Okay, I am just kidding because I think I have finally found the technique that works for my game. I say ‘my game’ because what works for me may not work for you. So, I offer this information in the hopes that you find something valuable you can use to improve your short side chipping. It really is not difficult, but trusting (there is that word again) your swing is so very important. Let us begin.

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Putting Tips For Amateur Golfers

Have you ever wondered why amateur golfers rarely give any putting tips? Of course, our friends offer many suggestions on a sure fire way to lower your golf scores, but they generally are a description on how they putt and not a stroke that fits your game. Putting is challenging and it is a stroke that is unique to every golfer. Of course there is an 80% solution for putting as most strokes I have observed have these fundamental tendencies. So, today I thought I would provide those observations and hopefully they will help lower your golf scores.

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