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It’s fairly common for golfers to limit their use of fairway woods to second shots on par 5s and tee shots on long par 3s. They might use them only a few times a round. That’s a shame, because fairway woods are useful in many situations. They’re designed to be forgiving on mis-hits; they make
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ABOUT Just six tournaments into his first full season on the PGA Tour in 2017, then-22-year-old Jon Rahm introduced himself as one of the game’s elite players by winning the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. And he did it in dramatic fashion. Rahm slaughtered his tee shot on the par-5 18th hole on Sunday—a
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ABOUT The golf world is filled with tips and practice drills designed to help players improve their games. But if you don’t know what advice to focus on—and don’t have a plan for putting the new information into action—you’ll continue to struggle. In this video program, Golf Digest 50 Best Teacher Brian Manzella solves both
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We might never see another rookie season like the one Nancy Lopez had in 1978. Then 22, she won five LPGA Tour events in a row and four more before season’s end, including the LPGA Championship. To put it in perspective, the second-best rookie season in LPGA history came from Se Ri Pak in 1998,
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ABOUT The game of golf is built on benchmarks—breaking 100, shooting in the 80s, getting close to par—and the ultimate achievement for amateur golfers is to play to a scratch handicap. Some players do it by overpowering courses; some are impeccable ball-strikers; some are virtuosos around the greens. But all scratch golfers share some basic
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There’s a part of the game that you might not give much thought to, but if you did, I really believe you’d start shooting lower scores. Best thing, you won’t have to wait years or months to see improvement. Any idea what I’m hinting at? Did the headline give it away? Yup, I’m talking about
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