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Lateral movement creates weight shift in the swing—a key power component. To train side-to-side motion, Kaitlyn Pimentel recommends the Lateral Split Squat. Stand up a club in front of you, and squat out to the right, straightening your left leg. Then, drive through your right heel to return to a standing position. Switch sides, and
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For touch shots around the green, you have to add some wrist hinge to the swing. In this video, teacher Travis Fulton shows you the right way to do it. (Hint: Good pitchers don’t wag the club back and forth.) Then, it’s time to put the hinge into action, blending it with a little turn
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ABOUT Prepare your body for the demands of the golf season with a top-notch fitness routine. This workout series from Golf Digest 50 Best Golf-Fitness Trainer Kaitlyn Pimentel will teach you how to prime your golf muscles to swing with power and efficiency. Just follow along, do what Kaitlyn does in the videos, and you’re
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In 2018, an Australian meditation teacher named Jonni Pollard collaborated with Golf Digest on a pseudo-experiment investigating the benefits of meditation for golfers. The premise seems fairly quaint now: Three players were tested in a series of skill challenges over a summer day, with Pollard guiding them through intermittent meditation sessions to see how it
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Here at Golf Digest, we’re big believers that golf makes people’s lives better. It happens in the simplest ways, like the joy that comes from a good shot. And it happens in ways much more complex. Any story from our series Golf Saved My Life demonstrate golf’s capacity to improve seemingly impossible situations. In light
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In celebration of Golf Digest’s 70th anniversary, we went back through our archives to find a collection of interesting—and sometimes controversial—golf-instruction images and asked today’s top teachers to give their contemporary interpretation of the advice from decades past. In this story from 1951, club pro Buck White shows off what golf instruction of the day
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ABOUT Tour players have always been the best models for a powerful, efficient golf swing. Now they’re becoming the models for fitness, too. With our new series “Tour Pro Workouts,” the pros share their fitness secrets with you. In this episode, PGA Tour player Scott Stallings walks you through what he does in the gym
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In celebration of Golf Digest’s 70th anniversary, we went back through our archives to find a collection of interesting—and sometimes controversial—instruction images and asked today’s top teachers to give their contemporary interpretation of the advice from decades past. In this story from June 1953, soon-to-be 1953 PGA champion Johnny Revolta displayed his leg action to
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