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When you’re looking at a drivable par 4, you can bet there’s something else that makes up for the lack of distance—like a brutal green. The 315-yard 10th at Riviera Country Club (above) is a perfect example. It might be the toughest drivable par 4 in the world, with a very narrow green that tilts
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You’re north of six feet. You weigh 215. You used to play football, and you still lift weights four days a week. How in the world are you getting outdriven by a guy who looks like a stunt double for a child actor? It’s a question that keeps you up at night and frustrates you
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Golfers are often told to keep their hands passive when hitting shots—even I’ve been guilty of saying it from time to time. But what does having passive hands mean? Your hands are the only thing holding the club. They have to do something! Instead of passive hands, think control the hands. Here’s one example: Certainly
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AUGUSTA, GA — Listen long enough to the Masters telecast and you’ll hear plenty of theories about what buffet of statistical performance is most necessary for winning. Driving distance. Greens hit. Three-putt avoidance. Scrambling. Being terrible at any of those won’t make it easier to win a green jacket, but the answer is a little
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ABOUT In an era when technological advances have turned golf instruction more into a science than ever before, legendary instructor David Leadbetter is advocating a simpler approach. “Things have gotten way too complicated for the average player,” Leadbetter says. “Technology is a good thing, but only to confirm what we as teachers have already surmised.
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ABOUT If you’re like most golfers, your confidence from shot to shot is a bit of a rollercoaster. Maybe you feel good about hitting a little fade off the tee, but get in a fairway bunker, and you’re a wreck. Maybe a fairway wood is a green-light shot for you, but from 40 yards out
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ABOUT When you think about game improvement, the image that probably comes to mind is giant buckets of range balls or marathon sessions on the practice green. But that’s just wasting time, says Will Robins, a Golf Digest Best Young Teacher in Folsom, Calif. Robins takes his students on the course and shows them exactly
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