A good setup can allow the entire swing to function well. Here are my tips for a better address position
Aussie Cam Davis came into the bright lights at last years Presidents Cup when he produced a eagle-birdie-birdie finish to win his match with Adam Scott.In this video Cam explains to me from the range at The Travelers Championship a drill he uses with alignment sticks to help him with his consistency of setup.
A swing with the correct dynamics of release will put the hands on the club exactly how necessary for the golfer to control and swing the club better. A grip doesn't make a swing- the swing makes the grip.
In this video I show the 8th hole Par 3 at my course & provide a little trick you need to watch out for as far as course design- especially if you are playing somewhere, you aren't familiar with.
Two major influences on becoming a good golfer are the grip and the swing plane. One delivers the clubface square to the ball and the other controls how much sidespin the strike will create. If longer straighter shots are the goal, then watch this video.
Getting setup to the ball correctly takes no skill at all. It is an easy endeavor, and this tip will make it even easier. Get the ball in the correct spot each and every time with each and every club.
Golf clubs are all different lengths. So, does that mean we setup differently to the ball with them?
One of the members of our site posed a question as to why he had trouble feeling the clubface square when he set the club behind the ball. Here is an easy way to solve alignment issues and grip issues. Be natural and this is how!!
How firm should the fingers and hands hold the club? We hear all types of beliefs on this subject. I have mentioned it in many articles and videos throughout the years.
Often during lessons I have the student become focused on start lines and shot shapes rather than their swing itself. Intuition can play a big role in knowing where to aim. Kick some field goals on the range and shift your focus to what you are doing rather than how you are doing it.