We're in that special hell of rules controversies with the implementation of the new Rules of Golf. There have been some growing pains with the new rules, and that has allowed the golf media to tee off on its favorite target, the USGA. Which, to be fair, can make itself an easy target:
That aside, I wanted to talk about the "controversy" about the knee-height drop
Welcome to my blog. I've decided to do something a little bit different from a normal golf blog by focusing a bit more on the Rules of Golf.
The impetus behind this blog is that I volunteered to be the Rules Chairman for my men's club this fall. Now, I am of fairly sound mind, but volunteering to do that is probably a bit crazy. It is fair to ask why I volunteered. Well, I've been interested in the Rules of Golf since I started playing golf seriously. I never really had them introduced to m
A couple that have really worked well for me over the years, weather working on my game or helping others
1) When dropping a club or alignment stick, do not line it up to the toes, align it to the heels. Most people flare one or both feet a bit at address, using the toes can give a false reading.
2) Don't visualize the ball landing, visualize it at the apex of it's flight, or as far left or right as you intend to hit it.
Ya great point on this. My previous pre-strike routine was
1. align my club and body
2. Take couple practice swings
3. Take a step forward and place club behind the ball
Now my pre-strike routine is
1. Look behind the ball to see where I want to hit my ball
2. Take couple practice swing behind the ball
3. Find the aim point couple feet away
4. Step in and place club behind teh ball
This new routine really helped me strike without fear. When ready,