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Typically, early rounds of the season come with a few high numbers on the scorecard. While a lot of these “blow up” holes are due to a lack of practice, the good news is that minimizing the damage is pretty easy. We spoke with Golf Digest Best Young Teachers Greg DuCharme and Anders Mattson, who
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Golf Digest published its first article on how to play this magnificent and infuriating game in the spring of 1950. Fittingly, it was titled “How to putt.” Can’t get that right, the editors must have figured, and there’s no sense in learning the rest. But since that time, the rest has been covered in this
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Let’s take a step back and consider what it means to slice a putt. It’s no different than slicing a drive: The club cuts across the ball from out to in with the clubface open. And just like with the driver, the result is a weak shot that veers off line. The difference in putting
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One simple way to keep your swing on track is to review the fundamentals in step-by-step order. That allows you to check your technique in small pieces and identify where you might be getting out of position. In many ways, each part of the swing is only as good as the parts that come before
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It has literally never been easier to either start learning how to play golf or improve the skills you already have. Golf Digest has been the leading authority on finding the best instructors nationwide for more than 20 years, through our 50 Best Teachers and Best Teachers in Your State programs, but a traditional face-to-face,
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Golftec, the golf instruction franchise business that has produced more than nine million lessons at nearly 200 worldwide locations since it was founded in 1995, knows you’re jacked up to play now that golf courses are finally opening up everywhere. But they also know the “stay home” provisions brought on by the coronavirus pandemic probably
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ABOUT In golf, a loss of mobility and function often means a loss of power, but you don’t need expensive gym equipment to improve how you move. With Jennifer Fleischer’s series “Better Than Yoga,” you can create a more powerful, more consistent swing with only a yoga mat and a golf club. Fleischer’s innovative workouts
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As a golf instructor, I’m supposed to tell you that going for the green by hitting a middle-iron shot over tall trees is too risky. It’s better to punch out and play for a one-putt par. But part of the allure of playing golf is trying the tough shots, so I’m shelving the prudent rhetoric
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We are in Day … actually I forgot what day this is . . . of quarantine, and amid larger and more consequential concerns, you may be confronted with a litany of smaller ones—how to work at home with small kids; what movies to watch at night, that sort of thing. To that second less-vital
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