Simple Swing Golf Tip of the Week with Katie Hamilton, PGA Professional at Haggin Oaks

Welcome to Katie Hamilton’s Simple Swing Golf Tip of the Week For February 8 – 14 , 2016

Golf Tip of the Week for February 8 – 14, 2016
This week’s video tip is on proper alignment. Proper alignment is one of the key fundamentals to improving your overall direction of the golf ball. Our eyes cause us to redirect our swing based on where we are looking. It’s important to practice properly aligning ourselves to the golf ball. Watch this weeks tip on how to improve your alignment.

Golf Tip of the Week for February 1 – 7, 2016
Last week’s video tip focuses on how important stretching is in golf. It helps us reduce the risk of injury as well as get our muscles loose for our round. Watch this weeks Simple Swing tip for stretches you can do on the course and at home. Watch this weeks tip or come into the Haggin Oaks Super Shop to book a lesson!

Golf Tip of the Week for January 25 – 31, 2016
This week’s video tip focuses on pitching. A pitch shot is defined as a shot played with a high lofted club that is designed to go a relatively short distance with a steep ascent and steep descent. Pitch shots are played into the green, typically from 40-50 yards and closer. Having trouble with your distance control in pitching?

Golf Tip of the Week for January 18-24, 2016
This week’s video tip focuses on how to gain more consistent contact with your chipping on the golf course. Watch this video on how to set up properly and then leave your comments below. Did this video help your game?

Here’s a few weeks ago video tip which is all about improving short putts. Statistics show that Tour Professionals make 99% of their 3 footers. Making more of these putts is one of the many ways to lower your score. Watch Katie’s video for a drill on how to improve your short putts! Try this drill out for yourself and let Katie know how it worked for you in the comments section.

Katie Hamilton is a PGA Professional at the Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in Sacramento, CA. To schedule a lesson with her, call 916-808-2531. When it comes to teaching, Katie’s approach is to build her lesson plans to meet the player’s individual goals. A player’s swing can vary depending on the player’s physical ability so it’s important to take all criteria into consideration when designing a lesson plan. Fundamentals are keys to the start of a good golf swing and correctly practicing the fundamentals is the best way to improve a player’s game. It’s also important to sharpen a player’s fundamentals while building new skills. Katie’s goal for students is to improve their game so they can enjoy this wonderful game all their life.

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