Making Solid Contact With Irons

It is likely that most amateur golfers are met with varying degrees of success when hitting irons. The longer the iron, the more the challenge. I can honestly say that I switch to a 3 and 4 hybrid because of how poorly I struck my long irons. Having said that, I do work diligently on making solid contact with my 5 iron through lob wedge. I feel that with these clubs I have a better than not chance of being successful. As a follow up to yesterday’s post about my second shot, most of the time it is with an iron and as such I think it is important to dedicate some time to hitting them well.

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Golf Tips for Beginners

My experience with golfers taking the game up for the first time or players who only play a few times a year is that they may not understand the basic tenets of hitting a golf ball. There are so many videos out there that it is hard to discern what is important and what is above their current skill level. Alas, look no further for I have found a video that will set you on the right path to success. Actually, Kevin sent me the link and I thought it was worth sharing, thanks Kevin.

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My Game Is Improving…..At Least Today!

Well, I have been playing for about six weeks and have over 30 rounds in the books. This includes 20 posted scores, scrambles, Men’s Night, and Senior Men’s Ryder Cup. It right about now during every season that my game starts to turn the corner to “play better street”. Yesterday’s round was one of my best to date in 2021, but is how I played that seemed to make me feel that my game is ready for a run at lowering my handicap.

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Golf Is Frustrating

Every golfer has experienced some level of frustration on the golf course. As amateurs, our frustration generally increases when our expectations eclipse our results. I know that when I hit the links I expect to hit all my shots clear and on line. Of course, that is rarely the case, but I am not the only one in this boat.

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Hitting The Perfect Iron Shot

There are many instructional videos out there that explain the basic movements of hitting the perfect iron shot every time. Of course, practice is the main key, but what to practice has been the topic of debate for years. Well, I came across this video by Rick Shiels that he made in 2018 that outlines four fundamental aspects of hitting the perfect iron shot that every golfer should know. Lets take a look.

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