Mark Wilson of the PGA Rules Committee discusses some of the most prevalent examples of Rule 13 in the players’ rulebook, which states that a golfer should play their ball as it lies. He talks about a few different scenarios, including approaching a ball that lies in a fairway divot, taking practice swings at a ball that lies in tall grass, and testing the condition of a bunker in preparation for a shot.
In this video, you’ll see two great options to use if you find your ball lying up against the collar. First Brandel Chamblee shows you how to play the belly wedge by striking the center of the ball with the sole of the wedge. Next, PGA Professional Kevin Weeks shows you how hitting the ball with the toe of the putter is a great option because it eliminates resistance to collar grass. Practice these alternative techniques and make a tough situation easier.Watch Now >>
Curing the shanks and chunks when chipping can be easy. PGA Professional Kevin Weeks shows you how you can incorporate a towel and a 2 by 4 into your practice to ensure you never shank the ball again. Then Kevin shows you how to keep the weight on your forward side by using a paint can when practicing to eliminate chunks. Practice chipping using these simple tips and shanks and chunks will become a thing of the past.Watch Now >>
In Fairway Woods Swing Rhythm, PGA Professional Eric Johnson covers the basic principles of correct rhythm and balance and demonstrates several ways for you to work on fine tuning your swing. In this lesson, Eric shows you how to utilize a weighted warm up club to help get the feel for a swing with correct speed and balance. You will also learn how using a whippy club can help you quickly identify and correct problems in your swing. Finally you will see a demonstration of a simple long iron drill you can use right away to help you fine tune your take away rhythm.Watch Now >>
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.Watch Now >>