Saturday, December 31, 2011

Common Golf Grip Mistakes

Your golf grip is extremely important because it is where you make contact with the club. When your hands are on the correct position of your club it encourages you to gain control right where the face of the club hits your golf ball. It is not ordinary for a player to acquire a bad habit that leads them to make an error in their golf grip. Fixing these mistakes can allow you to have better control of the ball.

A solid grip will create force and power that can follow through to the swing in golf. I have seen many players that suffer from a weak lead hand, especially beginners. Another common mistake I have seen is the use of a too much in the palm grip. For many golfers this grip causes a slice. The same too much in the palm grip that causes a slice also causes a golfer to lose power in their swing.

Players lose wrist action that causes the loss of power when you utilize a too much in the palm grip. Wrist action is where the power in your swing comes from. No wrist action equals no power in golf! The good news is that this golf error can be fixed quickly. Simply hold your golf club in your fingers and see the improvement.

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Friday, December 16, 2011

Things Every Beginner of Golf Should Know

Playing golf offers benefits to the player and is an escape for many people. The game of golf will bring great enjoyment, exercise, and new friends into your life. Beautiful golf courses will be where you will be able to get away from the world. The scenery alone should be enough to get anyone out to the golf course since there are so many stunning courses in the Bradenton and Sarasota area! Although it provides exercise and makes you sweat, many consider playing golf quite relaxing.
First, it is essential that before you play that you learn the rules of safety. Believe it or not, a golf course can become dangerous if there are those who throw caution to the wind, and play hazardously. There is great risk to the other players when someone does not follow simple rules and use good common sense when it comes to what is safe and what is not. Also try to learn the basic rules of golf before you play, this will probably protect you from embarrassing yourself on the course.
Golf etiquette and common golf terms are also vital to learn. In fact, many consider golf etiquette the most important principal in the whole game of golf. The reason golf etiquette is so essential is because many believe that it is what sets golf apart from other sports. Learning proper golf etiquette will definitely save you from an argument with another player! Educate yourself on the meanings of common golf terms so that you will not get left behind and they will help you to be aware of what is going on in the game. Case in point, if a person says to you "you're away," they are telling you that it is your turn to hit.

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