How to Hit a Draw
School of Golf: Hit a draw the right way
Martin Hall shows Sara brown how to hit a draw the right way. Watch School of Golf Wednesdays at 7PM ET.
Extra credit: Keys to avoiding water on the right
School of Golf's Martin Hall and LPGA major champion Karen Stupples teach how to play one of the most difficult tee shots at Pebble Beach. Watch School of Golf Wednesdays 7PM ET
The Golf Fix: Get out of trouble like Rickie at PGA
Michael Breed, host of The Golf Fix, teaches how to execute Rickie Fowler's high hook shot from Sunday's PGA Championship final round. Watch The Golf Fix Mondays at 7PM ET.
Playing Lessons: Draw the ball like Gal
Sandra Gal demonstrates how to draw the ball. Watch Playing Lessons Tuesdays 7PM ET on Golf Channel.
The Golf Fix: Create a go-to shot
Michael Breed, host of The Golf Fix, shares how you can create a go-to shot to turn to on the golf course. Watch The Golf Fix Mondays at 7PM ET.Welcome to Golf Channel Academy. I'm Michael Breed. One of the easiest things you can do, to be more confident on the golf course , is to develop a go to shot. And what I mean by that is, we wanna make sure that the ball isshot, and if you wanna develop confidence when you're out on the golf course , develop the go to shot. Right there, you're gonna see how that ball starts down the left, and turns back to the
The Golf Fix: Hit a draw with the driver
Michael Breed, host of The Golf Fix, shares a simple tip to help you move the ball right to left off the tee. Watch The Golf Fix Mondays at 7PM ET.Welcome to Golf Channel Academy, I'm Michael Breed. We love getting your videos, we love getting your questions. This one comes to us from Noah in
School of Golf: Pushes and Pulls - October 18, 2011
School of Golf host Martin Hall helps you stop pushing and pulling your shots. Plus, learn how technology can help you hit the ball farther.turning speed. Now, what is really interesting is whether you look like Robert Allenby or Jim Furyk or any number of different styles, this sequence tends to be very much the same which is really good, but this is
School of Golf: Working the Ball - March 1, 2011
School of Golf host Martin Hall will use a basketball, hockey stick and more sporting equipment to get your game in shape, teaching the secrets to hitting fades and draws. Hall will also reveal whether a popular swing belief is right or rubbish and answer questions from the viewers throughout the show.when you mean to, and I'm going to pop a couple of Johnny Miller specials in there, NBC commentator, Johnny Miller , a couple again. We're gonna play right or rubbish again. We're gonna talk about the three-brush crush, how to add a few more yards with the three-brush crush. -That sounds like fun. -I think it will be. And in Martin's Library, we're going to talk about how Jack Nicklaus influenced Nick Faldo and how Faldo went on to shape shots and become the player that we know he is, Sir Nick Faldo , that is,of course. -You've got to love Sir Nick. -Yes. -Definition time. What's your definition of a draw and also a fade?much, and I think what you'll find with the better players, Sir Nick Faldo , for instance, they don't get that way. They wouldn't quite be there. They would be more along the lines of swinging and doing something through the hit, which brings me to a couple of wonderful drills I got from Johnny Miller , and I'm going to pull up the strings here so that hopefully the simulator-- can you just help me with that, Charlie? Thank you very much. -I'm just here to talk. I didn't know you were putting me to work, Martin. -Well, Johnny Miller has a wonderful take on how to hit draws and fades, and he calls it the tempo draw and the tempo fade. To hit the draw, we've already ascertained this club must be swinging to the right and the club might be a little bit to the right but not as much to the right. A very good take on this, Johnny Miller said if you swing back quick and come in a little bit slowly or slower, sort of almost a feeling of deceleratinghave there? -I have one of the best golf books I owned, Nick Faldo's A Swing for Life. Absolutely fantastic golf book, and some great reference indeed on how he shaped the ball. As a good
The Golf Fix: Control the Ball - August 29, 2011
Michael Breed covers all aspects about the golf ball. Learn how to set up with the proper ball position for more ball flight control and extra spin. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google plaything; what's the right ball to play. Every single week on the PGA Tour players are getting fit for clubs, they're also getting fit for golf balls, and knowing the right golf ball to play andthose shots," particularly when you see a lot of them during a PGA Tour event. You're saying, "How do I hit that shot." So we're gonna talk about that but one of the things that we'rewin on Sunday because he is the only-- -Right. -guy on the PGA Tour with Folds of Honor on his golf bag, but you've got to have something in there, you have to know what you're gonna put in there because when you're under stress, whether it's on the golf course or it's in combat, having played out that scenario on your mind is so valuable and it's a sports psyche, I don't
School of Golf: Eliminating the Slice - May 30, 2012
School of Golf host Martin Hall will teach what causes a slice and the best ways to correct it. Hall will break down Zach Johnson's swing and reveal his secrets to avoid missing right of the target. Hall will also share four priceless lessons from 18-time Major Champion and the Memorial Tournament host Jack Nicklaus. Holly Sonders will help answer viewer questions and assist with the instruction.And coming up next, I'm going to break down the swing of Zach Johnson , in my opinion, nobody on the PGA Tour is better at taking the right side of the golf course how to play and I'll show you how he does it. -It's hard getting to you here. Didn't know if it become over and-- so I'll be practicing during the break. And later Martin will share some of his tips that he learned first-hand from a Memorial Tournament host Jack Nicklaus . You don't wanna miss these priceless lessons from the Golden Bear. Also, if you want even more tips from the professor, headtrying to get rid of a bad slice?" Now Martin, you've got Zach Johnson pulled up here behind us in the Swing Fix and the show about eliminating the slice what makes him one of the
School of Golf: Develop a Go-to Shot - October 31, 2012
School of Golf host Martin Hall shows you keys to three go-to shots. Plus, learn how to control the ball like Nick Faldo.key go-to shots-- going to help you control the ball like Sir Nick Faldo . That was impressive. And we're going to learn from The Masters of Golf, a wonderful book by my friend Ken Baddon. Okay,one-inch left it where it start. Keep the right shoulder moving, said Nick Faldo . Keeps the right shoulder moving, always big. You heard him talking about that one. He's working for us at the-- keep thehe hits a slight fade. So here we go, the last of Nick Faldo's thoughts, a little chicken wing of the left arm and you're gonna have that ball just fading just a little bit to the right. So, before Faldo feels there to hit left to right. You might not be as good as Nick Faldo , Sir Nick Faldo but you gonna be pretty good. -And Martin you know him personally and professionally. What is your best Faldo memory? -I think my best Sir. Nick Faldo memory was hitting that incredible pitch at Oak Hill at 1995. I mean the whole thing depended on it. He hit the
The Golf Fix - Understand the Swing - September 17, 2012
Golf Fix host Michael Breed uses the SwingFix tool to show you what to look for in a golf swing from setup to impact. Michael will also show the differences of a draw swing versus a fade swing along with breaking down viewer swings throughout the show.Rory's that create this impact position. This is Rory at address, that's Luke Donald's golf bag, and as we get into the impact position right here what we've got is we've got this. Tiger, I mean that Rory comes down and when he starts to move in - we've shown all this - he hangs on to these angles. But this is the impact position that we're looking for right now, and I wanna pay attention to a few things and there are a few things that we're looking at. The first thing is the club shaft. When we look at the club shaft on a PGA Tour player, at impact it's got on average a one degree angle of approach in a downward fashion. In other words, the handle
The Golf Fix: Play like Bubba and Phil - April 9, 2012
Michael Breed, host of 'The Golf Fix', shows you have to bend it like Masters champion Bubba Watson and flop it like Phil Mickelson. Plus, Sir Nick Faldo shares his thoughts on Bubba Watson's masterful play at Augusta National.a fantastic Masters we were treated to. Certainly an emotional victory for Bubba Watson . It was fantastic. And what a year the PGA Tour is having. You want to get in touch with us? I know you do, and I know you know how. Our e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org. You got to like us on Facebook, and you got to follow us on Twitter. We're almost at 10,000; it's a big number for us. Send those videos, by the way. All right, let's look at what we've got coming up on tonight's show. We're gonna learn how to bend it like Bubba. That shot that he had out of the-- hit out of the woods there on ten. So, hook it around those trees and then get it on the green unbelievable. We're gonna show you how to do that. We're also gonna get a chance to talk with Sir Nick Faldo . We're gonna ask him about that Masters' experience and the players that played in that, particularly Tiger, Phil, all that stuff. We're gonna get a chance to talk with him about that. And then, the flop shot that Phil Mickelson hit on Saturday on the 15th hole. Maybe one of the most impressive shots that we saw all week. Certainly a shot that you at home would love to know how to hit. And what the question was, "How many windows would get broken with people out trying to hit that shot?" Well, we're gonna teach you how to save those windows. And we're gonna show you how to hit that shot. But let's first look at Bubba Watson's golf swing. What a golf swing this is. And it certainly is-- this is a throwback golf swing. This is a guynext, when we come back from the break, we're talking to Sir Nick Faldo . He's gonna talk about the Masters Tournament. And certainly, we're gonna discuss Phil and Tiger, and without question, Bubba Watson . Don't go anywhere. You're watching the Golf Fix. Welcome back to the Golf Fix. We are now joined by Sirgolf for Seve. Absolutely, compare as you can draw between Seve and Bubba Watson , particularly after watching what he did in the Playoff. -Well, yeah. Bubba is even more unique. I mean, he never had a
School of Golf: Slice Cure
Karen Jansen and Holly Sonders give you tips on how to cure a golf slice. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google playa lot of things can go wrong. One of the things that goes wrong in the golf swing is, as people get to the top the first move is wit their upper body first which causes the club to come from the outside and cut across give the ball a cut spin. So here's astance right here, it's hard to launch forward at it with your upper body and you learn how to use your forearms in the golf swing . So, if you do this with that other drill, this should help eliminate that slice. -And I'm taking my golf grip? -Right.
7 Nights at the Academy - Shaping Shots
In this web-exclusive tip, Sir Nick Faldo addresses how to shape your shots for the perfect draw or fade.