PGA Professionals Joe Plecker, Jr. and Matt Kluck teach you the principles needed for more consistent shot patterns when playing specialty shots from a bunker. Matt and Joe demonstrate the techniques used to successfully negotiate out of the bunker in tough situations all golfers face. Matt teaches the principles of the Hook shot, for when you need a lower trajectory with a longer roll out on the green and the Cut shot, for when extra loft and a softer landing are ideal. Joe demonstrates the corrections necessary for bunker play in windy conditions. Different situations and shot challenges require unique set ups. This lesson will teach you the correct stance, grip and weight distribution you need to negotiate difficult bunker shots with confidence.
Everyone knows that putting is more challenging is pressure situations. In Putting Under Pressure PGA professionals Mike Davis and Chip Koehlke teach you some practical ways to improve your putting performance when it really counts. In this lesson you will learn some practical techniques that will help you control anxiety and tension so you can relax and concentrate on your best putt. You will also discover what causes the “˜yips’ and learn how a simple 2 ball putting drill can help you maintain proper stroke length and rhythm technique in pressure situations.
In Practice Range Putting Games, PGA Professionals Bill Forrest and Kevin Weeks demonstrate key drills and games that can help you improve your putting game. In this lesson, Bill demonstrates how to fine tune your tempo and distance control using the ladder drill. He also discusses how every putt is a straight putt, even when it’s on a slope, and gives you a unique drill to practice this concept. Then Kevin covers the three foot putt and shows you how a simple yardstick can serve as a valuable aid on the practice green.
Increase your chances of making downhill putts and longer putts by becoming a better lag putter. First Brandel Chamblee shows you why it’s important to stand up taller to the ball for longer putts. Then PGA Professional Kevin Weeks shares with you 3 valuable rules to follow when making a downhill putt. Follow their tips and eliminate those extra strokes on the greens.