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Jim McLean

Jim McLean is a Golf Digest teaching professional.
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Backswing Checklist

If these look good, you're halfway home

Golf Digest Schools
Get Lag in Your Golf Swing Like Sergio

You can, if you know how to lag it

Gimme One Thing: How Do I Get Out of Wet Sand?

Firm bunkers require a special technique

Gimme One Thing
Hitting Fairway Woods Off Tight Lies

Go with a cut fade

Curing Faults
Don't Let Your Eyes Play Tricks When Reading Greens

“Cups offer clues about the break.”

Curing Faults | Slice-Proof Tee Balls
How To Handle Wind Going Hard Right
Swing Analysis
The Remarkable Swing Similarities Between Swedes Henrik Stenson & Annika Sorenstam

Golf Digest Top 50 teacher Jim McLean notes the shared traits between the newest British Open champion and the LPGA great

Play Your Best | Curing Faults
Try This Simple Game Plan On Shots Over Water

"Gotta carry something? Add five yards for a little cushion."

Play Your Best: Curing Faults
Why'd I Do That? Hitting An Errant Tee Shot

You blow a drive dead right into the next fairway

Swing Sequences
The Kings of Augusta: Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson

Why Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods have ruled the Masters for 20 years

Curing Faults
Curing Faults: Tips to end the double cross

How do you miss a fairway by 50 yards? Here's how

Play Your Best: Curing Faults
Why'd I Do That?

Ball's sitting up, but you go right under it.

Play Your Best | Curing Faults
Why'd I Do That?

You try to go around a tree, but nail it dead center

Play Your Best | Curing Faults
Why'd I Do That?

Easy little shot, but you dump it

Golf Instruction
Jar More Putts!

Here's how Lexi Thompson became a putting machine

Play Your Best | Curing Faults
Why'd I Do That?

Hit one shank, and things can get ugly—fast

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