Poor Dispersion Limits An Amateur’s Golf Score

Most golfers understand that hitting their ball consistently is important to lower golf scores. This fact is not something that should be overlooked when trying to improve the quality of our game. But, what exactly does consistent ball striking mean and more importantly how can I measure my success in this this area. The term being bantered around to quantify good ball striking is dispersion. This one term encompasses so many variables that it is easy to become overwhelmed. My goal for today is to dispel the fog around about dispersion and set you straight on the path of lower golf scores.

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Increasing Our Golf Knowledge Lowers Scores

Over the past 10 years, The Grateful Golfer has provided a plethora of instructional advice that may or many not have helped your game. The reason I have added an exit sentence is because depending on your golf knowledge, the instructional advice was helpful or useless. If you are new to golf and really want to improve your game, then I recommend that you increase your golf knowledge and turn it into action. This process is how beginners become great golfers. Learn, understand, execute, and repeat is how golfers lower their golf scores. There is no quick fix, instant understanding, or one specific method that all golfers use to be a scratch handicapper. I will suggest that all successes are rooted in the amount of golf knowledge you use during your golf game.

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Taking A Stance In Golf

The connection between the ball and your swing is grounded in your stance. The positioning of our feet in relation to the rest of our body is simple….right? Actually, if you are new to golf, stance and ball position are complex because they are unique to each player. The stance is unique because every golfer has a different physique and athletic abilities. However, to find the stance that works for us, it is good to have an understanding about the basics. From there, we can create stance that works for our game.

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Tips For The Beginner and Experienced Golfer

When fledgling golfers take up the game, they sometimes wonder about the basic nuances of the game. Well, not to worry because I found a video that will help you to start building a knowledge of the game that can be a great part of your leisure time.

Tip number 11 is a very good tip that many beginners overlook. I played many inexpensive balls over the years and realize that I did not always have to pay a great deal of money to find the ball that fits my game. I was never limited or loyal to a manufacturer because I believed and believe that each has something to offer every golfer.

The decision to play a specific ball is a personal one and I wish you luck on your pursuit of the perfect ball for your game.

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

Creating Torque Can Cause Swing Issues

There is a science to the golf swing. There are so many moving parts that the slightest misalignment will have a tremendous, negative affect on the direction and distance of our golf ball. For years I have read and been told about how to hit my ball farther. This secret many elite players espouse is to create more torque in my swing. They suggest that by increasing the twisting motion between my lower and upper body. This all seems simple, but I can assure you that this concept is a bit more challenging than just adding more turn displacement. Every player has a happy medium on how they can physical move and this might be where the most amateurs struggle will trying to create torque. Regardless, creating torque is important, but do we really know what this means?

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