Weekly Fix: Segment 13
David is looking to start breaking 90 on a regular basis and stop hitting so many shots off the toe, and in this edition of Weekly Fix, Tim Cooke is going to help him accomplish those goals.
Golf Fix: Go smooth with your gap wedge
Michael Breed, host of ‘The Golf Fix,’ shows viewers a tip on how to hit your wedges without hitting the ball fat. Click HERE for more Golf Fix content. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google play
School of Golf Extra Credit Tip - Wedge
School of Golf host Martin Hall shows you a few different ways to improve your wedge game in this exclusive Extra Credit Tip. Click HERE for more School of Golf content. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google play
7 Nights at the Academy - Best Pitching Tip
In this web-exclusive viewer question, Raymond Floyd explains how to avoid the short and fat pitch shots. Watch 7 Nights at the Academy only on Golf Channel.
Weekly Fix: Exposing a common golf instruction myth
Have you always been told to 'keep your head down?' As SwingFix pro Tim Cooke explains in this edition of Weekly Fix, that could be creating ball-striking issues.
The Golf Fix E-Mail Bag: Help... I Keep Hitting It Fat
Michael Breed, host of 'The Golf Fix', answers a viewer's email question about hitting a fat golf shot. Check out Breed's tip on how to position your upper body through your swing. Click HERE for more Golf Fix content. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google playtaking some of these e-mail questions over here. This is Nick in New Jersey . Hi Michael, love your show. I'm a decent golfer but tend to waste shots by hitting the ball fat. Any drills so that when the snow melts, I could cut down on those annoying shots. Absolutely Nick there is nothing worse than hitting those shots fat. I'm totally with you on that. There's a lot of different reasons why you might hitting it-- why you might be hitting it fat. Some people hit it a little fat cause they're trying to get this ball up into the air. And as they start to effort getting the ball up in to the air. They drop their upper body back and where that upper body is back here, that's where the bottom of the arc is gonna be. So, if I'm hitting the ground before the ball because I'm trying to get it up there. We've gotta get this upper body to get forward. Typically what happens is, if I get my upper body to get forward I'm gonna strike down. I'm gonna hit the ball first and then get down in to the ground so
How To Stop Hitting The Ball Fat: Golf Fix
Michael Breed, host of ‘The Golf Fix’ has a drill to stop hitting the ball fat. Watch ‘The Golf Fix’ on Mondays at 7PM ET. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google playthe ball fat is likely because, when you're coming through this, your body weight is headed in a backwards direction, away from the hole and then you're trying to hit up on it, try to get it up into the air. What I want you to do is I want you to tee that ball up in the air so we don't feel like we've gotta do something special. All we've gotta do is hit it. And in order for me to hit it, I've gotta let my upper body move into that hit and get that way. Once you've done that drill a couple of times, then what I want you
Stop Hitting Fat Golf Shots
Michael Breed, host of ‘The Golf Fix’ shares a drill to ensure you stop hitting fat golf shots. Watch ‘The Golf Fix’ Mondays 7PM ET. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google playgonna start to get the impact point at or ahead of the golf ball . So, they do this, they make this drill right here. Step and go, and then they step into the ball and they
School of Golf: Specialty shots
'School of Golf' host Martin Hall teaches you how to play the ball out of a divot and handle numerous other tough situations.club and sticking it into the ground, I want you to think left shoulder and as you swing through I want you to think left shoulder back and up. It doesn't just go up. It turns but it goes up. Some practice swings with just your right hand on your left shoulder . Feel your left shoulder go up. That gets the club up off of the ground pretty quickly and if your left shoulder goes up, it is very difficult to hit it fat, heavy. You know too much ground which is the big mistake into-the-green. Okay, left shoulder up fixes that one. Now, what about if we're going down green? Because the easiest thing if you're going down green is to actually to hit it a bit thin. And so the way we get around that is we do is the opposite green and guess what, we do the opposite thing. So this one is going to be weight a bit left, left shoulder down. When you make your practice swing this time with your right hand on your left shoulder , keep the left shoulder down and feel like the club stays down to the ground. This one is much easier other than the ball tends to come out a bit lower. So left shoulder down, keep the left shoulder down as you pop it forward. There probably won't be a lot of swing there unless you got a need to try really high ones. That's difficult. Now, here's a shot you will sometimes get and this is a tricky one; the perched lie. If you play anywhere where you've got [unk] grass, Kentucky thick blue grass something like that, the ball will sometimes sit up right on top of the grass. Well, the best I could sort of
Martin's Extra Credit: Ball striking
'School of Golf' host Martin Hall shares drills for how to correct heel, toe, fat and thin shots. Click HERE for more School of Golf content. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google playthat on the downswing inadvertently you somehow shrink the orbit of the golf swing , so the club comes in to close to your feet. What's the best drill I know to do that, to fix it? Put 2 balls as I've done here, address an inside ball and then as you swing, reach out to hit the far ball, now you may not hit the ball solid, that's not the point but you will get in the feeling of reaching a bit more for it, that won't absolutely cure that toed shot. Guess what? If you're a heel hitter, I'm going to give you the absolute polar opposite medicine. If you're a heel hitter, it means you're someone who's stretches too much when you hit the ball. I'm going to
School of Golf: Dead solid contact
'School of Golf' host Martin Hall shares some golf swing help to fix shots that are fat, thin, off the toe and off the heel. Watch 'School of Golf' Wednesdays 7PM ET. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google playtow shot is going to occur when people sort of lift the upper body away from the ball and of course then that stretches everything away from the ball and you can't reach it. One of my favorites to that is when you finish your swing as a good finish start to avoid this upper body lift away is what I call lay your head on the pillow. When I finish the swing, I want to lay my head as it where on a pillow. That's going to keep me my golf posture through the swing. Luke Donald would be a magnificent example of that. I'm going to swing and lay my head on the pillow. At the finish, I