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Golf Stretch To Improve Shoulder Turn And Rotation

The majority of amateur golfers are looking for the secret golf stretch to improve their shoulder turn or rotation on their backswing. Are you one of them? Can you make a full, 90 degree shoulder turn with minimal tension? Or, do you struggle to get their and feel bound up trying to make it happen?

If so, there is hope. I don’t think there is a secret golf stretch to improve your shoulder turn, but I do know there are many golf stretches that can greatly improve this situation for you.

The bottom line is core rotational flexibility. The act of getting your core, chest and shoulders to rotate maximally to a full and somewhat tension-free shoulder turn. The focus should be on your core. This means doing as many golf exercises and stretches as you can to improve not only ...Read entire article

Chipping and Pitching - Playing the Percentages Game

Pretty much everyone will tell you that the goal when chipping or pitching in golf is to get the ball to travel the least amount of distance in the air and have it roll along the green. Most beginners will aim a foot or two before the hole and then get upset when they hit a perfectly struck ball past the hole and off the back of the green. Yes they hit a great shot, but they did not account for how much the ball would roll once it hit the green.

The reason is that the green rules the ball. Very rarely do you have a straight, level path to the hole, which means that slopes and undulations on the green will affect the roll of the ball. The quicker the ball is rolling and conforming to those slopes and undulations, the better the chance you'll have of sinking of the shot. That being s...Read entire article

Golf Tips to Increase Driving Power

Instead of analyzing a successful driver's swing, let's focus on what beginner golfers, or golfers who have problems generating power on their drives, do incorrectly.

The first thing is that the ball is teed up too low. This has had more impact recently as the size of driver heads have dramatically increased. Years ago driver club heads, and clubfaces, were much smaller, resulting in a much smaller sweet-spot. The driver heads simply were not large enough to warrant a higher tee height. General rule of thumb says to tee the ball up so that the top half of the ball is above the clubface when the club is resting in starting position on the ground. Naturally with a bigger club head, you need to tee the ball higher to achieve the top half ratio. This will ensure you are still striking ...Read entire article

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