Hit Your Driver Further

by Ben Nicholas Certified Instructor Marriott Golf Academy in Palm Desert, CA Many students I work with believe that more distance off the tee will significantly lower their scores. Typically the best way to lower scores would be to work on shots around and on the green; however more distance is never a bad thing.

Common Faults in Driver Set-up

By Dave Dolengowski Senior Instructor- Marriott Golf Academy in Orlando, FL   Posture The most common fault I see in posture is too much tension in the arms and shoulders (see picture 1). Sometimes this is caused from a driver being too long and upright in lie angle. Today’s drivers have a lie angle that

More Distance without the Big Turn

by Paul Purtzer, PGA, Purtzer Golf Academy/Sure Swing Golf Machine A Big Turn Doesn’t Necessarily Equal More Distance Most PGA Tour players and top amateurs spend a lot of time on their grip, stance, posture, alignment and ball position. Then the backswing takes a lot of time and attention. Working on your set up and