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Golf is hard. 

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Golf is hard. 

 

That's the first sentence in the first chapter of one of the best golf books ever written… :-)

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That's the first sentence in the first chapter of one of the best golf books ever written… :-)

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Amazing post, thanks for the information. I´m going to start working on it and try to improve my skills on this hard but awesome game. I will ask you methods, exercices, books, and whatever help me to play better... Thanks again from Spain !!! ;-)

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Off topic but I would check out this video. Camera angle being too low was mentioned,  but I think you could use some more left bend.

 

 

Just wanted to stop back and say I've been working on a steadier head and rotating my shoulders properly like this video goes over and I've combined those two swing thoughts with getting good hip movement (I try to feel as if my hips are moving towards the target before I complete my backswing). It has taken nearly two months but my ball striking has never been as consistent as it is right now. I've played golf for going on 24 years and have never shot under par for 18 holes; until now. Not only have I done it for the first time, but I have done it TWICE in the last 4 weeks. So with that, thank you, Mike!

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Just wanted to stop back and say I've been working on a steadier head and rotating my shoulders properly like this video goes over and I've combined those two swing thoughts with getting good hip movement (I try to feel as if my hips are moving towards the target before I complete my backswing). It has taken nearly two months but my ball striking has never been as consistent as it is right now. I've played golf for going on 24 years and have never shot under par for 18 holes; until now. Not only have I done it for the first time, but I have done it TWICE in the last 4 weeks. So with that, thank you, Mike!

 

Glad I could help. Also gotta give @iacas credit for starting this thread and doing the Key #1 video

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Another great video that puts emphasis on center rotation. Something that when I do think about it on the golf course things go a lot better. 

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I have a question, this may have been answered already I haven't read the entire thread. With the shorter irons(6,7,8,9) should the hips slide forward less then with the longer clubs(D,3wd,4i)?
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I have a question, this may have been answered already I haven't read the entire thread. With the shorter irons(6,7,8,9) should the hips slide forward less then with the longer clubs(D,3wd,4i)?

 

They do slide a little less with the shorter clubs, mostly due to a more narrow stance but it's not something you need to think about, golf is hard enough.

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They do slide a little less with the shorter clubs, mostly due to a more narrow stance but it's not something you need to think about, golf is hard enough.

Well maybe because I'm not used to it yet, but for the longer clubs if I don't focus on sliding through the shot longer then I either hit it fat or hit a push or push with a slight fade.
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Not that anyone is recommending sliding the hips when putting but that's what i saw yesterday, and very effective it was too. Yes, sliding the hips along the putter line, kind of following the putter path.  As good a putter he was as i have ever played with.  From far and near, all sorts of putts, he dropped them in.  .

 

Nothing sloppy or casual but a controlled and slight movement of the lower body.  Played off 12 HC. 

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