As a disclaimer, I am not a golf coach. I am someone who thinks about the game quite a bit and like every other golfer on the planet, I do want to improve. However, I am not looking for a complete overhaul of my swing and don’t want to get into anything too technical. What… Read More »3 Keys for Lower Scores
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The three wood is a funny club. It is almost certainly the hardest to hit in the bag and yet some golfers swear by it and you struggle to get it out of their hands (here’s looking at you Henrik Stenson) It is really one of the least versatile clubs in the bag too and… Read More »3-Wood Lofts: Adapted for the Average Golfer?
Drive for show, putt for dough is one of the most common golf sayings. Its meaning is quite simple. The idea is that although hitting driver off the tee is something people will see you doing and bombing a long drive certainly looks good and feels good, we really make or break our score on… Read More »Drive For Show, Putt for Dough…..or Not?
The driver, along with the putter, can be the most divisive club in the bag. Some golfers love it and can’t wait to get it out of the bag. Others will do anything to avoid it. Many of us will move from one category to another other their golfing lifetime. This is the case for… Read More »Picking a Golf Driver Replacement
Picking the right golf ball for your game is part art, part science. Some of us prefer something a little firmer off the club face whereas others like the feeling of a softer ball that seems to stay for a second or two longer in contact with the putter. However, there is no doubt that… Read More »Golf Ball Compression vs Swing Speed Chart
The wedges are often called the scoring clubs for good reason. Get them dialed in and you are going to be looking at some short putts to make birdie, par or whatever, depending on your level. However, if your approach wedge distances are off, there is very little chance of scoring well. This is an… Read More »Approach Wedge Distances: Get it Right
For many golfers, the tee box on a par four or five means one thing and one thing only, time to let the big dog out of the bag! There is no ‘choosing the right club’ it is driver and nothing else! As someone who has had an up and down relationship with my driver… Read More »Teeing off with Irons
I’d like to hit my driver ten yards shorter said no golfer ever. If you want to guarantee a flop in the golf industry, tell your average player that your new club will cost him some distance. Although the quest for distance is actually not always as straightforward as the marketing men would have you… Read More »How to Hit the Golf Ball Far
In the world of the golf advertising executive, distance is king. I would guess that the fastest way to lose your job in that particular role would be to push the “slightly shorter than last year’s model” tagline. While distance is certainly overrated as an absolute, knowing how far you hit your clubs is crucial… Read More »Golf Club Distance Calculator
I was watching a video recently that showed Bryson Dechambeau cutting a huge corner off a par five by hitting directly over water. He basically turned a par 5 into a drive and a pitch. His bulking up and distance increase has been widely documented but it got me thinking about pro golfers swing speed.… Read More »Pro Golfers Swing Speed: How Fast?