Follow Through On All Your Golf Shots!

One of the most underrated aspect of our golf swing is the follow through. I have watched so many different versions of this critical move that I am confident that the follow through is an after thought for most amateurs. Years ago I know that I was focused on the position of my club at the top of my swing vice where it finished. As my knowledge and understanding of grew, I realized that my overlooking my follow through, I was negating all the effort I made in the other aspects of my swing. Well, I am here to say that if you do not have an understanding of your follow through, you are likely holding back your golf game.

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How Good Is Your Putting Stroke?

Great putting is the ultimate stroke saver. You can read this statement over and over again at The Grateful Golfer because I believe that finding your putting stroke is key to lower golf scores. Of course there are thousands of different methods of putting because each player has to find that one method that works for them. Whether it is the grip, stance, ball position, or tempo, each putting stroke is different. I have several tips on putting that help build an awesome foundation with the flat stick, but today I want to focus on holding your putting position after contact.

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Working On My Follow Through

As the beginning of my season starts to unfold, I need to work on every aspect of my game to ensure I can quickly get back to midseason form. This is my process every year because it is tried and proven to be successful. The trick is to pick the specific area that needs my immediate attention and quickly re-establish my fundamentals. I have already talked about putting a couple of posts ago, now it is time to focus on my follow through. Why my follow through you may ask, well that is a very good question.

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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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