So You Think You Can Hit A Stinger

I can say without question I rarely use a stinger golf shot. It is not one of those things that I have practiced much either, but I feel I can hit one if I have too. I want to thank Kevin for today’s inspiration because he sent me the video at the end of this article. Can you hit a stinger on command?

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What Club Would You Use?

Happy Tuesday everyone! Today, I am gathering your thoughts on how you would play this shot. It is quite difficult so let me set the stage.

This is a 165 yard shot to the pin. The first 140 yards is over water. The pin is located on the right tip of the visible sand trap. The pin is on the green by 7 yards and the there is 10 yards of green past the pin. There is no wind (see the calm water) and it is comfortable warm day.

What club do you use?

I am a grateful golfer! See you on the links!

Shanking A Golf Ball

Have you ever shanked a golf ball? You also know it as a hosel rocket! I can tell you that it is not fun and very disconcerting for a player of my level. However, no matter your skill level, it happens. All I know is that when it does, I stand is disbelief and look at the club as if it is its fault. But what happens if hit happens twice on the same hole? Continue reading

The Extra Gear in Golf

Do you have the ability to step up your game for a short period in the attempts to improve your score? As I watch some of the pros focus on their rounds, it seems that, in some instances, they can reach deep and squeeze out the extra 25 yards off the tee or an extra 15 yards with their wedge on an approach shot. Am I crazy or what?

I know that in some sports that extra shot of adrenaline will make a player run faster, jump higher or perform feats of strength. I have always accepted these amazing movements as a part of sports, but I was never convinced that golfers had that ability. Now, I am not so sure.

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