Method | Posture

Appeared in Fall 2014 LINKS

Peter Alliss 1995
Standing up to the ball means standing as tall as you can. Don’t hunch over; stand up, tilted forward from the hips, not the waist, with your knees slightly bent. If you bend them too much your backswing will be restricted and you are likely to develop a push or pulled slice.
The Lazy Golfer’s Companion

Brian Crowell 2011
Assume your setup position. Without losing your posture, let your arms hang.

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Method | From the Rough

Appeared in Summer 2014 LINKS

Mike Adams and T.J. Tomasi 2000
When you find your ball in deep rough you have to make two critical evaluations: “What score do I need to make?” and “How will the grass affect my swing?” If you’re playing match play and your opponent is next to the pin with a sure par, the shot you’ll choose is different from one if it was the second hole of a 36-hole stroke-play tournament.

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Method | Chipping

This article appeared in the Spring 2014 issue of LINKS.

Mike Adams and T.J.

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Method | Bunker Play

Appeared in the Winter 2014 issue of LINKS.

Seve Ballesteros  1988

A common mistake of amateurs in bunkers is getting “ball-bound”—focusing so intently on the ball that they become tense to the point of being unable to swing fluidly. The strategy that best helps me stay loose is to consciously focus and keep my eyes on the point where I want the club to enter the sand, once I’ve assessed its consistency by wriggling in my feet.

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