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Visiting your local PGA teacher is a tried-and-true approach for golf instruction. But let's face it: Due to time and money constraints, this is not a viable option for all.
Luckily, there are easier -- and cheaper -- ways to improve your golf game. Thanks to Louis Oosthuizen, you can have your own pro in your back pocket.
In a series of instruction videos, the 2010 British Open champion walks you through quick and simple steps that will show immediate dividends in your golf game. For example, the average player can vastly improve their driving accuracy and distance by implementing little fixes like set-up and alignment:
Escaping the bunker without harm is a struggle for most amateurs. However, instead of focusing on what they need to do to get out of the beach, Oosthuizen shows it's what not to do that can lead to green-side success.
While you often hear the adage "Drive for show, putt for dough," what about the process getting to the green? Louis has some words of wisdom to take your iron performance to the next level:
Or for those seeking the one move that will lead to a better swing, perhaps the most crucial step is not with the club, but in the pre-shot routine:
Some of this direction might seem too straightforward; the "no-frills" approach may leave you wanting more. But sometimes the simplest things are the most profound. No matter your handicap, Oosthuizen's advice can serve as an effective guide and check-list for your game.