Trying something different
Making it tougher to make it easier
Much like athletes who run track,
where it can help to train at a longer
distance to build endurance and muscle
strength for a lesser distance, it's
possible to do the same thing in
Here are some different ideas for
working on your game.
On the range: Try some one handed drills
to make you more aware of your swing.
Using a middle iron like a 6-iron,
tee up a ball, take your normal stance
and swing with only your right hand.
It's very important to make a
three-quarter slow swing smoothly
to make solid contact. Swing through to
a full finish. You should feel your
right hand squaring up the club face.
Do 25 of these every session.
On the putting green: putt with your
eyes closed. Line up five balls at 3, 4
or 5 feet and stroke each one with your
eyes closed. Focus on the smoothness of
your stroke, accelerating through the
ball. Most of all, listen for the
reinforcing sound of the ball dropping
in the cup.
Trying something different is the
Good luck...play well
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