INSTRUCTION

One of the best bunker players ever shares his most trusted feel PUTTING

One of the best bunker players ever shares his most trusted feel

There's no shot which gives golfers more trouble than the basic bunker shot. It's a real round-killer for most golfers, and a skill which requires lots of subtle, but important, adjustments to your t ...
08 May 2024 15:30
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Short-sided in a greenside bunker? Here’s how to get up and down PUTTING

Short-sided in a greenside bunker? Here’s how to get up and down

Welcome to Shaving Strokes, a GOLF.com series in which we’re sharing improvements, learnings and takeaways from amateur golfers just like you — including some of the speed bumps and challe ...
08 May 2024 15:25
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Does this red-hot putter live up to the hype? | Proving Ground PUTTING

Does this red-hot putter live up to the hype? | Proving Ground

Welcome to GOLF.com’s ClubTest Proving Ground, where managing equipment editor Jonathan Wall and senior equipment editor Ryan Barath put the latest designs and groundbreaking technology in the e ...
29 Apr 2024 16:03
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Great learning experience for Tiger Woods' son, Charlie, in first U.S. Open qualifier PUTTING

Great learning experience for Tiger Woods' son, Charlie, in first U.S. Open qualifier

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Charlie Woods pumped his fists and looked relieved as his 15-foot birdie putt disappeared into the cup at the fifth hole Thursday at the Legacy Golf & Tennis Club. Wo ...
26 Apr 2024 16:32
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Can a virtual brick wall cure your slice? Golftec brings new technology to old-school learning PUTTING

Can a virtual brick wall cure your slice? Golftec brings new technology to old-school learning

Sometimes the best instruction is so simple it could teach a reasonably intelligent dog to execute a high draw (see the molded grip), and sometimes, especially in the modern era of deep-dive analytics ...
26 Apr 2024 16:28
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Major winner: A good feel to fix this slice-causing backswing mistake PUTTING

Major winner: A good feel to fix this slice-causing backswing mistake

  f you struggle with a slice, there's a good chance you can spot why the moment you start your swing. Why? Because it's one of the most common mistakes slicers make. They set up to the golf ba ...
26 Apr 2024 16:23
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Scottie Scheffler has the craziest footwork in golf. Here’s why it works PUTTING

Scottie Scheffler has the craziest footwork in golf. Here’s why it works

cottie Scheffler is the best male golfer on the planet at the moment — and it’s not particularly close. Over the last month he’s won the Players Championship, the Arnold Palmer Invit ...
22 Apr 2024 16:19
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The two things you need to escape the sand BUNKER SHOTS

The two things you need to escape the sand

There's your greenside sand lesson in two words: speed and bounce. Splashing a ball out of a bunker takes more power than you might think—that's the speed part. And to use that speed effectively ...
04 Jan 2022 15:05
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The added benefit of practicing one-handed pitch shots INSTRUCTION

The added benefit of practicing one-handed pitch shots

There's nothing new about practicing pitch shots with only your dominant hand. It helps you get a better feel for how the club’s path should shallow out and glide along the turf, not dig into it ...
04 Jan 2022 15:02
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Hitting pure short irons, explained APPROACH SHOTS

Hitting pure short irons, explained

Admit it. You've spent hours at the practice range, hitting ball after ball with your pitching wedge or 9-iron, looking for that pure contact tour players seem to achieve effortlessly. You've sped up ...
04 Jan 2022 14:39
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Explaining Rory McIlroy’s split-handed ‘pump’ golf swing drill INSTRUCTION

Explaining Rory McIlroy’s split-handed ‘pump’ golf swing drill

Rory McIlroy is playing some of the best golf of his career so far, and proved as much again over the weekend. His win at the WGC-HSBC Champions was his third WGC title so far this season — enou ...
09 Nov 2019 13:50
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This cheat sheet will tell you whether your ball position is messing up your golf swing INSTRUCTION

This cheat sheet will tell you whether your ball position is messing up your golf swing

Glossing over the fundamentals has always been a popular trend among recreational players. Professional golfers and elite amateurs, on the other hand, are out there every day sweating the small stuff ...
09 Nov 2019 13:46
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