If you usually get off to a slow start, hitting shots that aren't even close to your best, it might be because your body isn't properly warmed up. I see amateurs go to the range ahead of their tee times to hit a few shots, but that's all they do. Before I make one swing at an LPGA tournament, I have a routine of stretches and exercises to get my body ready.
A freewheeling swing has helped the big Aussie bloom in recent years.
With a swing like his, put this 20-something on your watch list
Ollie Schniederjans won the 2016 Air Capital Championship on the Web.com Tour and finished second at the 2017 Wyndham Championship, one of five top-10s during his rookie season. From driver to putter see what he carries in his bag.
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Cody Gribble was a member of the 2012 NCAA-champion Texas Longhorns and won the Sanderson Farms Championship in 2016. From driver to putter see what he carries in his bag.
Improve your tempo from tee to green
What to do when wind is zipping across the fairway
After these practice sessions, a round of golf will feel like a casual stroll
Make a better swing by training from end to beginning
What You Can Learn From Lefty's Short Game: From Mickelson's signature flop shot—one he hit over his own head has 6.3 million views on YouTube—to sand plays that make the ball dance around the cup, Phil's short game is "magical."
It's easier than you think (and it looks cool, too)
William McGirt won the 2016 Memorial, his first PGA Tour win in 165 starts. From driver to putter find out what he carries in his bag.
Just get it started: On slick greens, sometimes that's all you can do
Long and straight drives take patience
Four-time PGA Tour winner Aaron Baddeley won the Barbasol Championship in a playoff last year. From driver to putter see what he carries in his bag.