Learn Some Tips And Strategies To Help You Shoot Lower Golf Scores
Posted in the Golf Forum
Since: May 12
#1 Oct 9, 2012
Here are a few keys to reducing your handicap and becoming the best player you can be:
- Practice the right way
It is no secret that practice is critical in order for you to get better at this game. However practice alone will only get you so far. Practice does not make perfect.'Perfect practice' make perfect. If you are practicing the wrong way then your progress will plateau and you will be left scratching your head as to how to get better.
- Practice tips for the higher handicap player
If you are a high handicap player then you obviously need to work on sharpening your swing with r11 irons mechanics and short game skills. Make sure to take a lesson or two on the ideal golf swing mechanics and then practice them a few times a week. You do not need to spend hours practicing each day. However you do need to be consistent and do it at least 3 to 5 times a week.
Also if you are a higher handicap player then you will want to spend a lot of time of chipping, bunker play and wedge shots as these shorter shots can make a huge difference in lowering your handicap. Take a lesson from a local golf pro on the short game including putting. When it comes to putting you will want to pick a mechanical approach you feel comfortable with and then stick with that.
- Practice tips for the lower handicap player
If your handicap is under 10 then you have a fairly solid understanding of the golf swing with taylormade r11 irons mechanics. You need to focus on the short game and the mental game to bring your handicap down to scratch.
Make sure you are spending a lot of time on the wedge game and shots close to and around the green. Putting may be the greatest opportunity to lower your handicap to a scratch level. However never forget that putting is all about confidence and that it is primarily a mental game so do not get caught up in trying to develop the perfect putting stroke.
Make it a habit to think only about the best putts you have ever made and forget about your misses. Practice a lot of short putts because they will help to build up your confidence levels since you will make the majority of these. You focus must shift to the mental game in order to take your game to the next level.
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#2 Oct 20, 2012
i agree with andrew99,,i have played golf over 40 years and hit a million shag balls
but if u have a glitch in your swing u can practice until the cows come home and never improve
what helped me the most was when i saw my swing on film..immediately i saw a couple of things i had to change
plus work on your short game,,,old golfers know a man with a great short game is a challenge for anyone..
i know and andrew 99 knows..this advice is free
lessons from a golf teacher r not free
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