Taking free relief in golf is simple, but most golfers misunderstand when they can take it. All golfers know that every stroke matters. One swing can be all the difference between winning and losing, and nothing feels worse than that one swing being from a penalty. There are however some instances where you can get… Continue reading →
Haggin Oaks Director of Golf Mike Woods shares how to get backspin on your iron shots. We all want to play like the pros we see on the PGA Tour. Hit one those masterful approach shots onto the edge of the green and have it roll back to the hole. For most golfers, it can… Continue reading →
Haggin Oaks Director of Golf Mike Woods shares how to hit when your ball is on a steep, uphill lie. Landing in a bunker is already a difficult situation to be in. But what do you do when your ball rests on an uphill lie, like the edge of a bunker? You can’t just hit… Continue reading →
A buried lie is one of the most difficult shots in golf, but you can recover from it easier than you think. We all end up in the bunker from time to time. Sometimes it’s a simple chip onto the green, but sometimes you find that dreaded buried lie, when your ball is embedded in… Continue reading →
Haggin Oaks Director of Golf Mike Woods shares how to curve the golf ball. Picture this: you’re playing a par 4 and you’ve just hit a wonderful tee shot straight down the fairway. All you need to do is get it on the green and you have a good shot for birdie. You find your… Continue reading →
Haggin Oaks Director of Golf Mike Woods shares how to play a low punch shot in a minute. There’s nothing that can derail a great round of golf like a dreaded shank into the trees. You were so close to making par and now it’s going to take you an extra 2 or 3 swings… Continue reading →
The lie of the ball has a lot to do with the angle you should hit it, but what does that mean and how can you apply it?
Did you know that how you grip the golf club has a major impact on the trajectory of the ball? But how should you grip it?
One of the biggest issues golfers have is not being consistent with where they make contact with the ground otherwise known as the “swing bottom.”
If you are a golfer that finds yourself getting “stuck inside” with your swing then this drill is just the thing to help you develop a smooth golf swing and ultimately hit the ball straight more often.