My “How To Play” video series is all about helping golfers play better shots from all areas on the course: from the tee to the green and everywhere in between.
After watching one of the first videos in this series on playing from the rough, I was asked by one of my subscribers about how to play from the rough when greenside. So in this video, I offer you a simple way of escaping the deep stuff around the green that will give you a better chance of keeping those big numbers off your scorecard.
- How To Play Irons Into The Wind
- How To Play A Driver Into The Wind
- How To Play With The Ball Below Your Feet
- How To Play From A Downslope
- How To Achieve a Perfect Driver Setup… Every Time
- Walters: How To Play From Bunkers With Little Sand
- Walters: How To Play From The Rough (Part 1)
- Walters: How To Play From The Rough (Part 2)
- Walters: How To Play From The Rough (Part 3)
Why most golfers aren’t improving as fast as they should
Improvement happens when our current skillset is challenged to adapt and expand to a new level. So, in order to improve, we need to learn to embrace the challenges that will lead us down the path of improvement.
Unfortunately, most of us have learned to fear challenges. It makes sense. Challenges often led to failure, which can lead to humiliation and embarrassment. They can make you feel lousy. If we can get past our egos that are trying to protect us from failure, however, we can come to see that challenges are the only route to improvement. From there, we have a chance to enact real change and long-lasting improvement.
When you’re practicing golf, you need to look beyond the results or the awkwardness of learning a new technique or skillset. Coordination in the golf swing is everything, and sometimes the changes that are needed are not all that big. They may feel like enormous changes, though, because there is a difference between feel and real.
Golf is a game of improvement. In this video I share my thoughts on how you can get started in your process of improvement. Please enjoy, and feel free to interact with your comments and thoughts.
WATCH: How to (and how NOT to) play from an uphill lie
Top-100 teacher Tom Stickney of Punta Mita Golf Academy in Mexico provides tips for playing the ball from an uphill lie. Hope this helps!
UYGP: Stop killing your score, here’s how to fully commit to every single shot
Coach Will Robins explains the mindset you need to be able to commit to each and every shot during a round of golf, and avoid huge mistakes throughout the round. Learn how to make better decisions and become your own caddy. Some of the best pros and amateurs in the world use these tactics!
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