Swinging too hard?

The thought of swinging too hard is enough to make even the best Golfer stop to take a deep breath. For as long as many of us can remember, it’s been beaten into our brains that swinging too hard is one of the 3 Golf Commandments never to betray.   And so it is that

Body Pivot Drill

By Arnold Palmer Golf Academy at Saddlebrook Purpose: To maintain posture throughout the swing. To obtain the feel of the shoulders rotating around the spine. To create and feel smooth tempo. To feel the response of the lower body that creates weight transfer and balance. Method: Standing upright, fold arms on the chest and hold

Driving Distance

I listen in amazement when my fellow Professionals tell their students that the distance you hit your tee shot isn’t important.  They say it is more important to hit the ball in the fairway.  I agree that driving isn’t the most important aspect of the game as far as creating a low score.  The skill

Holding The Finish

The phrase “holding your finish” can be beneficial, if done the correct way.  My definition of “holding your finish” is – After completion of the swing; you continue to be properly balanced until the ball lands on the ground. Notice that in the above definition I haven’t mentioned where the club is or anything about

Slow Rhythm

Rhythm is often talked about, but greatly misunderstood.  Most golfers that I observe trying to slow their rhythm are actually slowing down their swing speed.  There is a difference between the speed you are swinging and the rhythm you are swinging.  Rhythm should be thought of as a way of making all the body parts