Good on Shane Lowry, winning the 148th Open Championship in front of his cheering Irish fans. Admitting to nerves, he stood those fears down, and fulfilled a childhood dream of becoming the Champion Golfer of the Year at 32 years of age. I expect more majors from this golfer still very much in his prime. […]
The Masters: Day 2
Pr0fessional golf is essentially a game of minimizing misses. That’s how Nicklaus won all those majors: played approaches to the middle of greens and let the competition implode. Golf is also a game of uncertainties, like wind, for example, particularly swirling wind, lodged up in tall trees where you can’t really calculate what’s going on. […]
Posture: Priming the Tower of Power
It’s often overlooked in the instructional manuals and magazines, but posture lies at the heart of power in the golf swing.
Henrik Stenson: Ball Striker Supreme…and what we can learn from him
Henrik Stenson is one of golf’s greatest ball strikers. Here’s some elements from his swing that amateurs may want to learn from.
How Sweet that Sweet Spot is
Until you consistently find that sweet spot on your clubs, you will never know the true enjoyment of golf. Here are some examples.
Economy of Motion
Like guitar instruction, economy of motion is useful in golf as well, producing a simple, efficient way to put the ball where you want. Here’s how.