How Wide is Your Putting Stance?

Over the years, I have tinkered with the width of my putting stance. It seems to me that when I adjust my feet, the rest of my body compensates for the change and I still putt fairly well. Interestingly, I noticed that the driving factor for adjusting my putting stance was comfort over the ball. Having said all this, I saw during the BMW Championship that many professionals have adopted a very narrow putting stance and I am trying to figure out why.  Continue reading

Changing Your Swing To Hit the Ball Hard

Teeing off on the Par 5 16th hole at Osprey Links Golf Course.

There are times when I need (want) to grip it and rip it! I am feeling good and want to press my advantage and hit the ball that extra 20 yards. Generally, this happens on the par 5s because I want to get home in 2.

This is when I take advice of ‘Tin Cup’ and set up to let the big dog eat! It is interesting that I feel I need to change something to gain that extra distance, and generally with little success. I wonder if I am doing something wrong?  Continue reading

To Focused on The Perfect Golf Swing

If you are like me, you have worked on your golf swing your entire career. You have tried just about everything you could think of with mixed results. All our efforts, triumphs and set backs, are directed for the search of the perfect swing. I am confident I will continue on my quest for my perfect swing; how about you? Continue reading

Fighting Your Golf Swing

Every golf swing is unique to each player. There are so many variables with respect to physical abilities that your golf swing is your own. Of course, there is always room for improvement as an amateur, however successful changes can only occur if your swing remains unique to your physical abilities. Continue reading

Fixing My Alignment and Golf Stance

I am always looking for the ‘right’ way to hold my club, place my feet, and adjust my posture. I have read many articles, watch countless videos, and watch the pros adjust and set up their swing. Many claim to know the answer to our woes, but in reality they are trying to provide a solution to a sight unseen golf swing. Would we buy a car sight unseen? Likely not, so I ask myself why am I trying to fix my alignment or stance through recommendations and ideas that do not take into account on how I align or stand when making a golf shot. Continue reading