Weather: Tips for Playing Golf in Wind or Rain
All wet: Effective tips to play in the rain
Paige Mackenzie and Charlie Rymer give some tips for playing in the rain. Watch 'Morning Drive' every day at 7AM ET.
The Golf Fix: Fighting in the wind
Michael Breed, host of The Golf Fix, has a tip for playing in the wind, like the competitors at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Watch The Golf Fix Mondays at 7PM ET.
Night School: Open Championship edition
School of Golf's Martin Hall and Holly Sonders teach how to flight your golf ball low in the wind. Watch School of Golf Wednesdays 7PM ET.
Golf Fix: Playing in the weather
Michael Breed, host of The Golf Fix, has a tip for playing in the elements, like cold or rainy weather. Watch The Golf Fix Mondays at 7PM ET.
Academy: Playing through the heat
School of Golf's Martin Hall and Holly Sonders teach tips for playing in the blistering heat. Watch School of Golf Wednesdays 7PM ET.Thanks for joining us at Golf Channel Academy, this is School of Golf. I am Holly Sonders alongside your teacher, Martin Hall, and July is Golfing In the Elements month here at Golf Channel . So Martin you have any tips for playing, in the blistering heat outside? Well it is, there's a couple of things, I mean again you would need a towel, this time to stop sort of perspiration from getting on the grips for sure. Definitely hydrate a lot. You drink a lot of water. And one thing, you see a lot of the Korean Lady Professional golfers doing this, if it's really hot, use an umbrella, you'll see those umbrellas out they're silver, they repel the heat. But just being in the shade, is a huge thing, so. Definitely hydration, definitely stay in the shade wherever you possibly can, keep the grips dry from perspiration. And one other thing I would say this, enjoy playing in the heat, for those of us that get a bit older, it's a lot easier to make that nice big turn, a lot better than being in the cold for sure. There are some positives, right? Thanks for joining us in Golf Channel Academy, for the very best in golf instruction, and for more great tips like this one, watch School of Golf. Wednesday nights
Academy: Playing in the cold
School of Golf's Martin Hall and Holly Sonders teach tips for playing in the extreme cold. Watch School of Golf Wednesdays 7PM ET.really cold, because we release most of our heat out of the head . But to me, by far, the most important thing when you're playing, in the cold, is to keep your hands warm. Could be hand warmers, you know, those things that you rip, and they sort of let off heat. Or mittens or, or the very least rub your hands before you hit the shot. I might also say, when you're playing in the cold let me tell you this, you better have good grips on the club. There's just about nothing worse than having shiny grips, when you're playing in the cold weather . Ooh. But I mean, for me, keep your head warm, keep your hands warm, and just one other thing. When it's cold, keep about three or four golf balls in your pocket. It really is true, warm golf balls go farther, so just rotate them. Just a few tips for playing in the cold air . Be mindful of all those little things. Yes indeedy. Thanks for joining us on Golf Channel Academy, for the very best in
SOG top-10 moments: No. 6 - Tom Watson on Playing the Wind
Five-time Open Champion Tom Watson joins Martin Hall for a special lesson on how to handle windy conditions on the course. Watch School of Golf Wednesdays 7PM ET.more majors-- 8 in total, 2 with the Masters, one at the US Open , 5 times the Open Championship winner, Tom Watson's here. How are you doing? Great to have you. -Great, Kraig, Martin. -Tom, what a pleasure to have you on the show.
School of Golf: Playing the Wind - July 12, 2011
School of Golf host Martin Hall and 8-time Major Champion Tom Watson share tips and drills to help you play your best in windy conditions.Sam Snead talking about keeping the head still. -[unk] -I've read from Jack Nicklaus about keeping the head still. -Jack is [unk]. -And I've referenced Arnold Palmer-- -Arnold. -and now the great Tom Watson . You might want to pay attention to that. Four of the best we've ever had been keeping the head still is important. -Keeping the head down. -Yeah. Tom, talk about this takeaway-- -Sure. -that I loved in the book. -Sure. The takeaway, I think, is, you see it and actually, I think if you look at the way Tiger Woods has changed his golf swing that's all way back in the Masters,-- -Uh-huh. -that clubface now where Tiger starts the way like
The Golf Fix: Champions Clinic - October 17, 2011
Masters champion Charl Schwartzel, U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy, Open Champion Darren Clarke, and PGA Champion Keegan Bradley join together at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf for a unique clinic at the picturesque Port Royal Golf Course in beautiful Bermuda. Hosted by Michael Breed. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google playBermuda and the 2011 PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Port Royal Golf Course , the host golf course for this event and it is quite a place. The weather is certainly cooperating. It's going to be a great show. I'm Michael Breed, the host. You know that we've only got a few shows left this year but you want to reach us. I know you do. I want to help you with your game. Do you know how to do it? It's very simple. Our e-mail address is the firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>. Telephone number 800-842-9987. Twitter and Facebook, we just went over 30,000 on Facebook. And the videos, send those videos to us. All right, I told you that we have the four major champions. Charl Schwartzel , he won the Masters. He is gonna be talking a little bit about short game. Then Rory McIlroy, the US Open champion. He's gonna be talking about driving. Darren Clarke , Open champion winner. He's gonna be talking a little bit about impact position and ball striking, something you definitely don't want to miss. And then Keegan Bradley, PGA champion. He is gonna be talking about the-- the belly putter, that thing that's got the craze on tour now. Well, he's gonna be discussing all of that stuff. So, I know it's gonna be a great show for you. You don't know want to go anywhere. Up first, our youngest major champion winner. -2011 US Open champion, Rory McIlroy. -An unreal performance from Rory McIlroy. -Rory McIlroy, US Open champion now joins me. Rory, thanks for spending a little time here. -No problem. -So, we're talking about the driver. Certainly something that work pretty nicely for you and your-- and your US Open win at Congressional. Talk about being consistent. So many people struggle with getting that ball on the fairway consistently. -Yeah. -You managedgot to take a little break here. We're gonna catch up with Charl Schwartzel up in a short game here. We'll be right back. Keep watching the special edition of the Golf Fix. -Welcome back to the Port Royal Golf Course in Bermuda, the home of the 2011 PGA Grand Slam of Golf. We're finished with two major champions. It's time now to bring in our third. -2011 Masters champion, Charl Schwartzel . - Charl Schwartzel takes the Masters of 2011. - Charl Schwartzel joins me right now. And Charl, congratulations on that major championship-- the Masters. One of best to ever go, right? I mean
School of Golf: How to Handle the Wind - August 15, 2012
School of Golf host Martin Hall will teach you the proper way to play all four wind directions off the tee and with your irons. Hall will also teach two specialty shots used by Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods to win Major Championships. Holly Sonders will help answer viewer questions and assist with the instruction.anyhow Martin, we're going to take a Facebook question from Emma in Colorado Springs right now. And Emma says, "I would love to learn how to hit the Tiger Wood's stinger shot. Who wouldn't? What club and technique should I use?" And martin will going to make this a priceless lesson byyou have the black. -That was the priceless lesson but I'm not Tiger Woods and you know that. The priceless lesson is presented by MasterCard. -Well, who wouldn't wanna hit it like Tiger Woods ? I think everyone would love to be able to strike it like him. But, you know, it's better than learning from the
The Golf Fix - Open Championship Special - July 16, 2012
Golf Fix host Michael Breed helps you play like an Open Champion. Learn tips for trajectory control, evaluating short game options and putting in the wind.Michael Breed. Brought to you by, SkyCaddie. -The third major on the PGA Tour is happening right now. The Open Championship week is upon us and it's gonna be a great one-- so much to talk
School of Golf: How to handle the wind
'School of Golf' host Martin Hall teaches you how to handle the wind in all four wind directions with your irons. Watch 'School of Golf' Wednesday nights. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google playmight curtail my turn a little bit and just perhaps even just chicken wing the left arm a bit through the ball, a bit sort of Fowler-ish, a bit Trevino-ish, even a bit Tiger-ish. Just shorten it, swing the arms, and perhaps even just chicken wing that left arm a bit to hold the ball in that right left wind. Crosswinds- well, especially if it's really strong, if
School of Golf: Short game in the wind
'School of Golf' host Martin Hall teaches the necessary drills to help your chipping and putting in the wind. Watch 'School of Golf' Wednesday nights. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google play-I'm Martin Hall. You're watching School of Golf. This is a special extra credit short game handling the wind I refers in the show that the wind affects all of your shots including chips and putts. I just want to talk to that little bit. Now, don't think for one minute that the wind that doesn't affect your putts, it certainly does. When you're in windy conditions , what I like to do to check where the wind is, I get behind my ball a bit a putt or chip
The Golf Fix: Drive it long in the wind
Michael Breed, host of 'The Golf Fix,' shows you how to keep your tee shot low when golfing in the wind. Watch 'The Golf Fix' Mondays at 7PM ET. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google playwanna know how to hit this ball low particularly after watching the PGA Championship at Kiawah. That wind was really blowing and flying the ball down was certainly something that people wanted to know how to
School of Golf - Extra Credit Tips for Playing the Wind
'School of Golf' host Martin Hall shows you how to play golf in the wind like the players at the Open Championship. Click HERE for more School of Golf content. Download our instruction app from iTunes or Google play-I'm Martin Hall, you're watching School of Golf Extra Credit ; playing the wind. Open Championship need to be ought to play the ball in that wind need to control. Got 4 tips to hopefully make sure the wind doesn't blow your scores away. Number 1, where you tee the ball up is vital if you're going for distance off the tee. Now, I've actually teed up 3 balls here pretending it's a tee box . And I'm going to have you imagine first of all the wind is blowing abruptly from the right to the left. It's