Learn to hit bunker shots like the pros

One of the most difficult shots for amateur golfers to understand is the greenside bunker shot, yet when you watch professionals, they take dead aim and are looking to hole the shot from any reasonable lie.

I have used some pictures of one of my professional students whose bunker game is a strength. Here are a few keys to being able to play this...

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Is Lag Slowing Your Swing Down?

In my last article, “Who is the Greatest Driver of the Ball, Ever?” we introduced the techniques that separate the longest drivers of the golf ball from most amateur and tour players. We established that the turning and thrusting system of the legs, pelvis and torso is the motor and primary energy generator in the golf swing. The supple arms wind...

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Solid contact, tempo key to holing long putts like Martin

Solid contact, tempo key to holing long putts like MartinSolid contact, tempo key to holing long putts like Martin

Ben Martin claimed his first PGA Tour victory Sunday at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas.

Martin played his final four holes at 4-under par, including a monster eagle on the 16th hole, to finish the tournament at 20-under, two shots clear of the field.

With the tournament on the line, Martin stepped up to his 46-foot eagle putt...

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#HelpMeGolfDigest: Top 50 Teacher Randy Smith finds you some room to swing

Randy Smith has been guiding players from junior golf to the PGA Tour for decades from his base at Royal Oaks Country Club in Dallas. Justin Leonard, Harrison Frazar, Martin Flores and 2013 U.S. Junior......

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Tip of the Week: A steady head for better tee shots

Tip of the Week: A steady head for better tee shots

When it comes to driving the ball, pretty much everyone who plays golf would like to add more yards off the tee.

In an effort to feel like they're making a more powerful move, however, many golfers lunge forward during the downswing and their head moves in front of the ball, which leads to all sorts of issues.


Your head doesn't have to stay...

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