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To improve your golf game, it’s vital that you take golf lessons. Golf is a sport that is almost impossible to learn without some sort of guidance. Luckily, there are golf experts around the country whose job it is to teach golf. By taking golf lessons, you can drastically improve your game in a relatively short amount of time. Taking golf lessons can be an expensive, time-consuming effort. And like any good or service that will cost money and require time, you should be careful before you buy.  Golf can be a really costly game to play and it is reasonable to assume that you have invested a fair amount of money in your equipment – golf clubs, golf bag, golf balls, golf clothing, golf cart etc; – therefore doesn’t it make common sense for you to learn how to use them to their advantage and improve your skills and capabilities?

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Willie Park designed and constructed the present course in 1907 and further changes were completed in 1924 by Harry S. Colt a renowned golf architect who was also a Member of the Club. Use the HISTORY button to read a more detailed account of the formation and annuls of this Club dating back to the mid nineteenth century. The course measures 6348 yards with a Standard Scratch of 70. Every hole requires a well placed, sometimes long drive, to give the opportunity of a par or better. The short holes are testing and often club very differently to their measured length. Greens are fast but true.

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Dave Pelz’s Putting Bible – golf’s least understood skill.

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A last word about grain: Don’t become obsessed with it. Note the direction and learn to make it a small modifying factor in your choosing of the correct true break. It will rarely do more than add or reduce the break (due to slope) you read by 10 percent (unless the putt is dead-straight and you know that there aren’t many of those). A larger effect will he when you have to read putts that arc with or against the grain then modify your touch and feel to lag your putts the proper distance (be aware that distance can be affected by 25 percent or more).

7.11 Plumb Bobs Don’t Work

One practice many golfers use that they think helps them read greens is plumb-bobbing. I’ve studied this procedure and have learned some interesting facts.

Approximately one out of every seven golfers plumb-bobs in some manner while reading break. However most of those who plumb-bob have no grasp of the scientific principles behind a plumb line and cannot explain how they’re using their putters even as they hold them (Figure 7.11.1) in front of their eyes.

The reason they can’t explain how their plumb-bob works is that it doesn’t. The principles of a plumb-bob or plumb line are violated by the way golfers use them to read putts which is an interesting phenomenon.

First I’ll show you the extremely rare conditions (which don’t exist in golf) under which a plumb bob could indicate the slope of a green and the break direction of a putt. Plumb-bobbing a putt could work only if:

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The Long Drive Bible: How You Can Hit the Ball Longer, Straighter, and More Consistently

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Fingers Hands and Wrists

Most golfers control their putting with the small muscles of their hands wrists and forearms. These are the muscles that control most of the things we do in life – hitting things twisting things moving things – so using our hands and forearms in golf is instinctive and therefore feels natural to us. But instinct and natu

68 The Seven Building Blocks of Stroke Mechanics ralness don’ t necessarily mean correct. And in fact trying to find a way to putt that is both initially comfortable and natural usually leads to disaster.

Supplying the power which determines how fast and how far your putts will roll from the muscles of your wrists hands and fingers (Figure 4.5.1) is bad. Wrist motion (hinging) causes putterface angle variations and hand and wrist muscles lend to tighten up and not work well under even slight pressure. But powering your putts with these muscles also brings an added complication: It’s not had all the time.

You can practice putting this way for years and as long as you putt on the course exactly the way you do in practice – relaxed and calm – things will be reasonably okay. But wait until you get really excited. When your heart begins to beat faster because a putt really matters your body naturally produces adrenaline which makes all of your muscles stronger. Then all your practice goes out the window because the muscles that control your putting power are now stronger than they ever were on the putting green. Even if your stroke feels the way it did in practice the adrenaline-induced extra power will cause it to provide the wrong amount of energy to your putts and produce bad results on the course.

You Can’t Avoid Adrenaline Everybody gets to experience excitement and adrenaline in golf. It’s part of why we love the game and if you want to become a better player you must learn to deal with it. You must learn to play well when adrenaline is in your system. This is easy in the power game when you want to hit the ball as far you can with whatever club is in your hands. Adrenaline in your system helps you to do this. But putting is altogether different. You can’t take one less club on the green when you’re pumped up. And you certainly don ‘t want to putt the ball as far as you can.

Luckily there is a simple way to control adrenaline when putting. Learn to putt

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The “Simple Golf” Swing: “Golf for the Rest of Us”

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Please start with the three pictures below. Understand that the point of these pictures is to get your arms and chest connected. You should understand the feeling of “being connected” before you try to incorporate this critical step into your golf swing. If you hold the club straight out in front of you, there will be a triangle formed between your arms and chest. Just focus on keeping the triangle between your arms and chest fixed. Just move your arms with your chest. When your chest stops rotating, your arms also stop. Please see the three pictures below and try it out. Turn to your right, then back around to your left, keeping the triangle between your arms and chest constant at all times.

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