Jim Suttie: How to make golf's "magic move"
Published 4/22/2014 at 12:41 p.m. 0 comments
There are probably as many ways to swing a golf club as there are gofers playing the game. One thing all the better players have in common is what I call “Golf’s Magic Move.”
Jim Suttie: What makes Augusta National Golf Club so special?
Published 4/8/2014 at 12:28 p.m. 0 comments
There are many discussions of what is the most important major championship? Some say the U.S. Open with its narrow fairways, high rough, and fast greens. Others say the British Open with its high winds and natural terrain, while others ...
Jim Suttie: Here's the most productive way how to learn the game of golf
Published 3/25/2014 at 9:00 a.m. 0 comments
Some people will tell you that golf is not an easy game to learn. They back up this statement by saying that they practice a lot, but never get better.
Jim Suttie: In wake of Tiger Woods' latest injury, here is how to play the game injury-free
Published 3/11/2014 at 11:50 a.m. 0 comments
No doubt about it, the modern swing has put a lot of stress and strain on the body. The days of playing 18 holes and going to the bar after the round are over. Nowadays, all the PGA Tour guys ...
Jim Suttie: How to avoid the thin shot to hit your irons solidly
Published 2/25/2014 at 1:22 p.m. 0 comments
What could be more frustrating than hitting a perfect drive, only to hit your next iron shot thin and over the green? The thin shot occurs when the bottom of the club hits the top part of the ball. Some ...
Jim Suttie: Why you need to finish your swing
Published 2/11/2014 at 12:49 p.m. 0 comments
I can’t tell you the number of golfers I see each week cutting off their swing at the finish. It may have worked for Arnold Palmer, but it is not a good habit to get into.
Jim Suttie: Is the golf swing right or left dominant?
Published 1/28/2014 at 2:13 p.m. 0 comments
You have often hear the expression “Pull down from the top of your swing with your left hand and arm.” Then a guy like Jimmy Ballard comes along, and says the downswing should be entirely right-sided.
Jim Suttie: How to set up for success in putting
Published 1/14/2014 at 12:39 p.m. 0 comments
The average player expends at least 44 percent of his strokes on the green. Generally, they have 35 to 38 putts per round, with two to three three-putts each round.
Jim Suttie: How to anchor your golf swing the right way
Updated 12/31/2013 at 1:19 p.m. 0 comments
Almost nobody can argue with the fundamental of keeping a steady head throughout the swing. It is a fundamental that all great players had and will continue to have in the future.
Jim Suttie: How to become a better drive
Published 12/17/2013 at 12:00 p.m. 0 comments
I have given over 70,000 lessons in my career, and I have never met anybody that was equally good with their driver and their long and medium irons.
Jim Suttie: Golf's biggest myth — having original address position at impact
Published 12/3/2013 at 6:30 p.m. 0 comments
We are all told to just try to get back to our original address position at impact, and we will hit it great. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Jim Suttie: Adjust your angle of approach to hit the fairway woods
Published 11/19/2013 at 9:10 a.m. 0 comments
I have always said that there are two different swings in golf. One swing is the iron swing and the other swing is the wood swing.
Jim Suttie: Keys to putting under pressure
Published 11/5/2013 at 10:27 a.m. 0 comments
Why is it that you can make 40 putts in a row from four feet and not even hit the hole when the pressure is on? There are probably a lot of reasons for this, but the main one is ...
Jim Suttie: How to shore up your power leaks
Published 10/22/2013 at 6:35 p.m. 0 comments
We all have “Power Leaks” in our swing that prevent us from hitting the ball as far as we are capable.
Jim Suttie: How ladies and seniors can get more power
Published 10/8/2013 at 12:00 p.m. 1 comment
Many of the ladies have asked me the question, “How do I get more power?” My answer is always the same: swing faster. This sounds trite, but very true. Clubhead speed squarely applied creates distance.
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