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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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St Austell Golf Club

St. Austell Golf Club is a private members club located just outside St. Austell in Cornwall. It is situated half a mile down Tregongeeves Lane which is a left turn off the A390 to Truro.The course itself is an undulating parkland / heathland course which provides a test for both beginners and low handicappers alike. It is a Par 69 from the white and yellow tees and 72 off the reds. It comprises one par 5, thirteen par 4’s and four par 3’s but three of the men’s par 4’s are par 5’s for ladies. The course measures 6091 yards from the white tees and 5536 from the reds.

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

Extract from the book:

When you miss six eight-footers in a row (and you will) you’ll no doubt get discouraged. Most golfers do and it’s hard to blame them. They say to themselves “I might as well change my stroke because this one is not working. 1 can’t do worse than miss them all.”

But that’s not true. You can do worse: You can miss them all for the rest of your golf career. If you keep changing strokes never learning what is right or wrong about one and never fixing and committing to the one stroke that could make you a better putter you can drive yourself crazy with bad putting. So don’t do it. Don ‘t give up and start all over just because you miss a few putts; don’t throw away the good work you’ve done. Be patient and keep the faith. Lady luck can’t find your side if you don’t have one.

Even on your had days – and you’re going to have them – you need to keep the faith in your new stroke and your ability to hole putts. Because all you have to do is hole the next few and your average isn’t any worse than anyone else ‘s (or what you were doing with your old stroke). But very soon when your improved putting abilities start taking hold and your feel green-reading pure-in-line-square stroke and confidence all start paying dividends you will start to putt better. Really better. Measurably better. Lower scores better. But only if you keep on grooving and improving and polishing those building blocks of your putting game. I’ve discovered a telltale sign of a Tour pro in putting trouble. I ask “How’s your stroke? ” and he (or she) answers “Which one? “

Great putters don’t give up and change strokes every time they miss a few putts. Great putters almost make every putt even though they (like the rest of us) miss a lot more than they make. But all great putters have a stroke that they are committed to perfecting and they spend their careers working on it to make it better. I can’t think of a better example of this than Loren Roberts the “Boss of the Moss” on the PGA Tour (Figure 13.4.14). If you’ve seen him putt once you’ve seen him putt every time because that’s his stroke (it’s a great one) and will continue to he for as long as he plays.

Build Confidence

Success breeds success. That does not mean that if you make 6 billion one-foot putts in a row your confidence will soar and you’ll become a great putter. To build true confidence in putting you need to learn the feel of a great stroke practice making lots of putts with that stroke then experience making lots of putts on the

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

Extract from the book:

Look next at the top of Figure 2.6.5 which shows how far the same five balls will roll on an uphill putt (released from the True Roller each with the same energy as before). The uphill putts stop closer together (the distance between the longest and shortest balls is 7.5 feet) indicating that on uphill putts balls tend to roll closer to the same distance. This means the roll of an uphill putt is less sensitive to the length of the stroke than putts on a level surface. The lesson is that even if you don’t hit all of your uphill putts the right speed be sure to get them past the hole.

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That gives them a chance to go in and the longest ones will probably stop near enough to the hole to leave no-brainers coming back.

Now look at the bottom of Figure 2.6.5 to see how far these same putts roll given the same amount of starting energy on a straight downhill putt. There ‘s a big difference from the level and uphill putts. Of course each downhill putt rolls farther but more important the spread of distances between balls has increased meaning the roll distance is more sensitive to energy input. Now the distance between the longest and shortest balls is 18 feet. So your downhill stroke has to be about three times more precise than your uphill stroke to stop a putt at the right distance. When putting downhill make a stroke of the wrong speed and you’ll have trouble making your next putt.

I’m not saying that understanding putting like this will make you a great putter. But I am saying that understanding nature’s rules and where the dangers lie in putting can help you be a better putter. And not understanding what putting is all about will make it even more difficult for you to learn to putt well.

So if you don’t know that downhill putts break more than uphill putts on the same slope (covered in Chapter 7) then you won’t be making many downhill-breaking putts. Or if you believe that Bobby Locke and Ben Crenshaw struck their putts with overspin to make them dive into the hole then it’s unlikely that you’ll work on those aspects of your putting that actually can help you putt better (see section 4.9).

It might seem about now that I’m being very negative about putting that I’m pointing out how hard it is how much you don’t know and how much you have to learn to be a good putter. I’m not trying to he negative but I am trying to point out how much you have to learn. Learning is what good putting is all about: It’s not hard to putt well; it is hard to learn how to putt well. And the difference is crucial. I place much of the blame for the difficulty in learning squarely on the putting green. The green provides a very poor environment in which to learn.

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Golf Swing Tips

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

Extract from the book:

Golf Tuition St Austell Golf Club

Imagine the line that has been drawn is your spine (axis). When the backswing is made, just rotate everything around that axis. If you do this properly, you will be on the correct plane. This correct swing plane will help your power, accuracy, and consistency. Keep the left arm locked as shown.

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