It doesn’t matter if you are an expert at golf, or just a beginner who thinks that eagles and birdies are things that birdwatchers do. Regardless of your current skill level, golf is a challenging and exciting game. Before beginning your next game of golf, look at this advice for improving your skills.
The position of your toes will help guide you towards finding proper posture for your swing. If you have no trouble moving your feet, then you need to reduce the angle at which you are leaning relative to the ball. Try leaning toward the ball so much that you can still move your feet a little, but not a lot.
Strike a ball with the sweet spot of the club for perfect accuracy. You should practice with your clubs to identify the sweet spot of each, and remember to bring the spot into contact with the ball at the absolute extremity of your downward swing.
Place your left hand ahead when you address the ball while putting. Maintain your stance while swinging your club. When you do this, you maintain a solid grip on your club while at the same time preventing the ball from unexpectedly jumping off the club face as it makes contact.
If you can, play with better golfers and learn from their techniques. There are plenty of ways that you can benefit from a talented golfer. You need not engage a pro to benefit from the company of a superior player. Paying attention to the way they play will give you new ideas, and their presence may spur you to play stronger yourself.
Always stretch your muscles before and after your golf game, and always stay hydrated. Your strength, balance, and many other physical factors contribute to your success at golf.
Have a neutral grip for your club. Holding the club too tight can cause your ball to veer to the right. If you do not hold your club tight enough, the ball will veer to the left. Use the way your shots go to figure out the right grip for yourself.
Now that you have taken the initiative to learn something new about the sport of golf, you can impress your golfing buddies (or that gorgeous pro shop attendant) with the information you’ve just picked up. Look for new ways to apply these skills to your current game, to make the game even more challenging and engaging.