It seems self evident that your golf ball will go farther, if your weight shift is toward the target during the downswing, as opposed to moving away from the target. And yet, we all know players that almost always end up falling backwards during the swing, and the result is greater inconsistency and shorter distances.
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that 33 percent to 48 percent of all serious golfers have experienced the yips, and that golfers who have played for more than 25 years, appear to be most prone to the condition. Keep these statistics in mind. The yips occur mostly on short putts. Why? Well on long
Since most of us are not usually on the green in regulation, it pays to have a few shots in our bag that will help us get closer to the hole from the fringe. It is certainly a lot easier when we have a lot of green to work with, even then we tend to