It doesn’t matter whether you’ve played golf for years or are completely new to the game. Regardless of your skill level, find new ways to improve your golf game. Before beginning, review this list of excellent tricks and tips that will give you valuable insight into the game of golf.
Doing so enables you to determine your proper and most successful stance. The key is proper stance, but it isn’t the same for everyone. Your game will see significant improvement if you can find the proper stance.
Having a fit body is key to playing a great game of golf. Your arms shouldn’t be the only source of strength; your whole body should be! You need to move every part of your body as part of swinging the club. This will send the ball further on long shorts, help you to control putts and get that ball into the hole in less tries!
One of the first things you want to get down when learning golf is the proper grip for all of your clubs. It is very common for players to tighten their grip on a club, hoping it helps them hit the ball even farther. Try to use a soft, but firm grip on your club to maximize your swinging potential. Think of the golf club as if it were a bird.
There is a particular spot on a club that, when it hits the ball with a well-aimed swing, produces the most accurate shot. Golfers call this the “sweet spot”. You should practice with your clubs to identify the sweet spot of each, and remember to bring the spot into contact with the ball at the absolute extremity of your downward swing.
To get a strong swing going, you have to use all of your muscles, particularly your trunk and legs. While progressing through with a swing, picture your body being a whip, then push your legs against the dirt below your feet, giving them power to assist in the swing.
As you take your driving shot, your front heel should be in line with your ball. The golf ball must be central and in between your feet during your swings. The ball may be off center during shots that are sitting on a slope.
Before purchasing used golf clubs, check the condition of the club heads. In many cases, clubs that have undergone extensive use will have a shiny spot on the head. An overused club head is less able to control the ball.
Make sure you have the proper grip when you are setting up to hit a shot. Put your hands palm-down around the club handle. Your thumbs should point towards the ground. Do not keep your hands separate. They must maintain contact throughout the swing. Choke up on your club when you want the ball to go farther.
Despite what many pros may say, you should strive to maintain the same golf ball position for every one of your shots. Keeping the same ball stance will keep your shots consistent, and your stance will become second nature. When you need more loft when it comes to your clubs, you could have your trailing foot close to the lead and this will increase the loft while maintaining the ball position. This approach will help you choose the best club for the particular situation.
Now that you have taken the initiative to learn something new about the sport of golf, you can impress your golfing buddies (or that gorgeous pro shop attendant) with the information you’ve just picked up. Look for new ways to apply these skills to your current game, to make the game even more challenging and engaging.