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Jim McLean is a Golf Digest teaching professional.
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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

Lesson Tee
Why Did I Skull Into A Water Hazard?

Tried to stretch a fairway wood, found trouble

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