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Golfing advice for amateurs (from someone who has had far too many golf lessons). Real world advice from someone who appreciates the common stumbling points in learning this challenging sport.

Weight shift (from the left to the right side) is a key aspect of the golf swing, However, there is more than way to attain this weight-shift. A lot depends on your stance – and where your ‘upper body weight … Continue reading

Forget about ‘hitting’ the golf ball | Posted on by Golf Tips

This blog has always advocated ‘feel’ above ‘mechanics’ in golf (a recent post about how to practice ‘feel’ in golf ). Essentially, if you can bring the same ‘feel’ to the first tee every time, you are way ahead of … Continue reading

  Keep your arms in front of your chest throughout the swing. This is an oft repeated piece of golf advice that has its merit.  Keeping your arms in front of your chest forces the shoulders to turn – and … Continue reading

A restricted backswing–the key to consistency | Posted on by Anuj Varma

How many times have you had a spectacular round of golf followed by a ‘not so spectacular’ one? Or a birdie hole followed by a double bogey? Most beginners share this common symptom– inconsistency from day to day or even … Continue reading

Straight Left Arm in Golf? | Posted on by Anuj Varma

      For a more ‘connected’ swing  (a swing where-in the arms and body turn smoothly, in-synch), try and keep your arms in front of your chest. What this may entail (for some golfers) is a little ‘give’ in … Continue reading

Fixating the eye behind the ball | Posted on by Anuj Varma

For some reason, a lot of instructors ask you to focus your eyes on the back of the ball during the golf swing.     More important than the eyes, is the chin. In fact, fixating your eyes can be … Continue reading

Where is your center of gravity? | Posted on by Golf Tips

When you  are standing erect, do you know where your center of gravity lies? How about when you lean over?  While the answer to these questions may be in the realm of physics, it is of paramount importance to the … Continue reading

Sense of Timing in Golf Shots | Posted on by Golf Tips

Hitting it CRISP is all about timing. Timing (in golf) is specific to the timing of the weight transfer – especially your weight transfer back to the left side.  And this timing is dictated by the PLANTING of your left … Continue reading

Everyone knows that competitive golf is a different game from regular golf (Bobby Jones famously remarked that there are TWO types of golf – tournament golf and weekend golf). There are a few important things to realize when you have … Continue reading

If you are a golf hacker, if you sit through business meetings dreaming of the intricacies of different golf grips and such…these books are indispensable. Confused about which part of the body starts moving first on the backswing ? (The … Continue reading