The ‘Basics and More’ Category

Practice Guidelines

Posted by GalePeterson On February - 10 - 2010
The following are guidelines for Your PRACTICE on the Range. General Guidelines: A great rule of thumb is to spend 75% of all your range practice time on the short game (shoot lower scores by improving the short game first). 25% Putting 25% Short Game 25% Wedges 25% Long Game (1/2 on tee ball club (driver, 3wd. Hybrid, etc.)

Your Set Up Routine (As easy as 1, 2, 3)

Posted by GalePeterson On October - 20 - 2009
Consistency Lives in a repeatable pre-shot routine. What is a pre-shot routine… “A pre-shot routine is a sequence of mental and physical actions which precede the actual swinging of the club. The action of the routine prepares you mentally and physically to play each shot.” Dr. Mo “Learn to Win” Check out this sample with a driver for a straight shot…. Here’s How After picking a target , a club and a shot make a practice swing and then begin this 3 step system to consistently give yourself the best opportunity for success. STEP 1 After taking your ...

Grip it…

Posted by GalePeterson On October - 7 - 2009
The way you hold the club is one of the main factors that controls the clubface. Holding (not squeezing) the club is key to a free swinging motion. Let’s Take a Closer Look at a neutral full swing grip…. Left Hand Let’s start with a square clubface and place the left hand so the HEEL PAD is on top of the grip. (A good check is to hold the club in the air with the heel pad and the index finger only). The left thumb should be to the RIGHT of the CENTER of the shaft (1:00). ...

Frightened by Tight Lies?

Posted by GalePeterson On October - 4 - 2009
Partial shots from a tight lie….now what? When you find yourself with a partial shot from a tight lie, “TAKE THE LOW ROAD” whenever possible. Any time the situation allows, the smart player will usually prefers the low shot, keeping the ball on the ground all or most of the way versus the high shot. The high shot from a tight lie takes alot of confidence, great touch and nerves of steel. If you don’t have all three of these characteristics on a daily basis .....read on.... When your golf ball ends up around the green ...