Spring Rules, Know Them and Win!

The Northeast golf courses may not be in their peak condition in the early spring due to the inclement weather and dormant conditions they have just survived.  During this time of year there are several rules which often come into use.  Use them to your advantage and get out of trouble. Conditions may be wet,

The Address Position

Alignment and ball position are directly related.  People have such a hard time lining up and it really is not that difficult.  Don’t keep your head down but keep looking up at your target to make sure you can swing the entire body through the shot.  If you are too open you will have to

Playing the Hills

Side-hill, down-hill and up-hill lies are not as difficult as every makes them out to be.  I find one of the biggest mistakes made is that people do not take a practice swing before stepping up and hitting the ball.  In order to maintain your balance it is important to feel the lay of the

Sand Bunkers

There are three types of sand bunkers on a golf course; a fairway bunker, a greenside bunker and a waste bunker.  Only in a waste bunker are you allowed to ground your club and in fact you can even drive your cart through the bunker, no raking required.  In both the fairway and greenside bunkers