View Post

The 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Tempo

The final element in our series of backswing essentials is all about tempo and swing pace. Interestingly, the average professionals golf swing takes a little more than a second and a half to complete from the initial takeaway from the ball to completing the finish. The backwing in particular takes less than a second, and is generally 4 times slower …

The Golf Drill GuruThe 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Tempo
View Post

The 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Wrist Cock

Next up in our series of backswing elements if one of the most important, and difficult parts to master – the wrist cock. During the initial parts of your backswing, your wrists do basically nothing but hang on for the ride. This part of the swing should only be your one-piece takeaway taking shape and your body laterally moving away …

The Golf Drill GuruThe 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Wrist Cock
View Post

How Your Vision Can Affect Your Golf Game

It is no secret that golf is a visually demanding sport. Not only do you need to be able to see the ball right in front of you so that you can hit it accurately, but you also need to be able to see where the ball goes after you hit it. If you’re keeping the ball in the fairway …

The Golf Drill GuruHow Your Vision Can Affect Your Golf Game
View Post

The 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Strong Grip

Next up in our series of backswing posts focuses all on the grip. We won’t be digging into the exact positioning of your hands on the grip however, this post deals with where the club should be positioned during your backswing assuming you have a solid grip already. Interestingly, the grip of choice on tour is neutral to slightly strong, …

The Golf Drill GuruThe 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Strong Grip
View Post

The 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Extension

Next up in this sequence of backswing posts is us taking a closer look at specific elements of the backswing that should be universal and need to happen in order to help ensure solid contact at impact. In this post we look closer at a common swing “thought” that involves your hands being “connected” to your upper body during the …

The Golf Drill GuruThe 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Extension
View Post

The 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: The Body Shift

Stemming from our previous post regarding the 7-steps every backswing should have, we’re now onto step #2 – the body weight shift. This whole move occurs when the club begins its takeaway from the ball, and is complete by the time the club is parallel to the ground or at 9:00. The move itself, actually consists of two distinct movements. …

The Golf Drill GuruThe 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: The Body Shift
View Post

The 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Arms & Shoulders Act Together

You’ve heard it before, but do you really understand how a simple concept like the ‘triangle-setup’ can set the stage for your entire swing. This simple setup visualization, is something you can see in any professional’s swing, its universal – and who are you to mess with the universe? so in short, your swing better have it.
The triangle is formed …

The Golf Drill GuruThe 7 Steps Every Backswing Should Have: Arms & Shoulders Act Together
View Post

Finding Your Weaknesses

Every golfer has weaknesses in their game, even professionals. When it comes to weaknesses though, sometimes its tough to identify them, or better yet, put your ego aside long enough to admit your game could use some improvement. With all this said, what is the best way to identify what part of your game is the weakest? How do you …

The Golf Drill GuruFinding Your Weaknesses
View Post

Break Your Best Series : Breaking Par

In this stage of your golf game, you’ve already established a pretty reliable and dependable swing. This is paramount in getting your game to the next level. You have the game to take risks, make birdies, but can still have a blow-up hole or two on occasion. At this stage, the key to is simply to reduce your mistakes, stay …

The Golf Drill GuruBreak Your Best Series : Breaking Par
View Post

Break Your Best Series : Breaking 80

This infamous scoring barrier is next on our list. I know for a fact at my local club, this one is a particular challenge for players with the game to get them to this level. It becomes a ridiculous mind-game that’s very tough to surpass. Below are seven tips that should help get you there, and out of your own …

The Golf Drill GuruBreak Your Best Series : Breaking 80