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#1 Jeetu_12

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Posted 01 March 2017 - 10:51 PM

Take a look at your local golf course. It's easy to see that manicured lawns and friendly environments lure golfers effectively. If you wish to learn more about golf and begin to participate in this beautiful sport, the following tips will be helpful.

A helpful tip when it comes to golf, is to never let your tools dictate your skill. Your skill should be independent of any equipment that you use and better tools should only enhance your current ability. This is important to consider when it comes to golf clubs, as well as, any accessories that you use.

A helpful tip when it comes to golf is that if you are trying to keep your shots from arching too high, you want to make sure that your follow through swing ends up with your hands close to your body. This will give you more distance and a more predictable shot.

If you are going to be golfing for fun make sure to spend plenty of time at the driving range. As the old saying goes, practice makes perfect. a bucket of balls usually isn't very expensive at about ten dollars, so nothing should stop you from going every so often to practice on a bucket at the range.

A helpful tip when it comes to golf is to make sure that your golf balls are clean before using them when playing on the course. Any amount of dirt on a ball will significantly change its speed and trajectory after hitting it. Golf balls are designed to perform their best when clean.

When your ball is in a fairway bunker, a good rule of thumb is to figure out what club you would normally hit at the distance you are away from the hole and then take two clubs more. The sand deadens your shot, and by taking more club than you would normally hit, you will end up on the green.


As with so many skills, your golf performance is enhanced by a cheerful, positive outlook. Stay happy, enjoy yourself and resist the temptation to dwell on any errors you may make. You should laugh off your bad shots rather than fume over them. Remembering to enjoy your golf game can often lead to improved overall performance.

If you want to get rid of a hook the first thing you should do is check your grip. If your grip is too strong, your right hand is rotated too far over your left hand, you should practice moving your hand to a more neutral position. This will open your club face at contact and should prevent the hook.

During your backswing, try imagining your right hand in a hitchhiker position. To check this, look at your right hand when the club is at waist height- you should see your thumb pointing upward. Another tip is to imagine your hand in a handshake position, with the palm perpendicular to the ground.

In order to improve your overall score, focus on building in a cushion of extra shots during the easier holes. This will reduce your stress level. Use those later, more difficult holes as a chance to improve, instead of needing to meet a certain goal the first time you play them.

It should go without saying, but one of the most important ways to improve your golf game is to keep your eye on the ball. Any good golf swing should keep your head down at all times so it remains on the ball during your swing. Don't look up until you have finished the follow through of your swing.

Learn the fundamentals of putting. When putting, the pressure in your hands should always be soft, as sensitivity is very important. If you grip the club too tightly or your grip changes during the stroke, you won't be successful. Make sure that your hands don't operate independently from your arms and shoulders. It should be a clean, careful stroke.

When golfing align your body properly in the initial set-up position to ensure a smooth swing and consequently a fulfilling round of golf. Establish your target line and then make sure that all crucial parts of your body are aligned in a parallel fashion to the line. This includes your hips and forearms, as well as your feet, toes, knees, shoulders and line of sight.

It's true, one of the most wonderful places to enjoy nature and life is on the golf course. It's similar to what Hunter S.

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 06:46 AM

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 07:38 AM

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 07:59 AM

Establish your target line and then make sure that all crucial parts of your body are aligned in a parallel fashion to the line.

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 08:13 AM

I'm still waiting to meet the golf course.

 

Are you that dude's brother?


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Posted 02 March 2017 - 09:01 AM

That all ended kinda abruptly. 

I was hanging on whatever the similarity with Hunter S. was, only to be left dangling.

 

That's not usually a problem as I prefer to dangle to the left, but in this instance, I have to say, I was disappointed.


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Posted 02 March 2017 - 09:22 AM

Good comments, should be compulsory reading for all golfers, makes more sense than the rubbish usually posted on here.
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Posted 02 March 2017 - 09:24 AM

I don't stop for Hitchhikers.

Country golfer on a City course.

 

I'm good, but no-one seems to care.

 

Now I find out a French au-pair is NOT a breed of goat!

French Doctors though? not on Nauru!

 

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Posted 02 March 2017 - 10:03 AM

"This will open your club face at contact and should prevent the hook."

 

Perhaps you should also now explain what to do, when you suddenly develop a wild slice from out of nowhere??


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Posted 02 March 2017 - 10:24 AM

"This will open your club face at contact and should prevent the hook."

 

Perhaps you should also now explain what to do, when you suddenly develop a wild slice from out of nowhere??

I think that was what Hunter S. was going to explain before he was rudely cut off.


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Posted 02 March 2017 - 11:08 AM

A word to the wise is infuriating .......


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