Entries by Stephanie Carey

Jack Nicklaus: Why You Lose Your Grip

Jack Nicklaus: Why You Lose Your Grip By Jack Nicklaus and Roger Schiffman; Illustrations by Jim McQueen WHAT I WROTE IN 1973 Loosening the hands at the top of the swing is a major fault of weekend golfers and a sure shot-wrecker. The answer lies not in putting a stranglehold on the club, but in […]

Escape Any Bunker: How to Get Over a High Lip

Escape Any Bunker: How to Get Over a High Lip By Stacy Lewis This might go against your instinct when you’re in a bunker with a high lip, but the last thing you want to do is try to help the ball over the lip. When you try to force it up and over, it almost […]

This Lost Art Will Save You Strokes

This Lost Art Will Save You Strokes By A.J. Avoli Over time, a simple method for getting the ball from off the green to the flagstick fell out of favor. I rarely see anyone chip like the late Hall of Fame golfer Paul Runyan. That’s a shame because this technique will make you more accurate around […]

How to Cure the Shanks

How to Cure the Shanks The fix for golf’s worst shot By Keely Levins We know, we know. You don’t even want to talk about the shanks for fear bringing the subject up will cause you to catch them. But like it or not, you might find yourself in a situation where you’re going to want […]

Get better swing plane where it matters, near the ball

Get better swing plane where it matters, near the ball By Matthew Rudy The same few words seem to pop up when describing Bryson DeChambeau’s game: Unique, quirky, or even strange. What isn’t strange are the results. DeChambeau won his third career PGA Tour event at the Northern Trust, smashing the field by four shots with […]

Learn how to turn back, not sway

Learn how to turn back, not sway. By Keely Levins Let’s talk about hip turn. James Kinney, one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers and Director of Instruction at GolfTec Omaha, says that from the data GolfTec has collected, they’ve found lower handicap golfers have a more centered lower body at the top of the swing. Meaning, […]

Wide = Far: How to get more out of your full-swing shots

Wide = Far: How to get more out of your full-swing shots Written by: Keely Levins The Jutanugarn sisters had one heck of a 2018. Older sib Moriya picked up her first LPGA Tour victory, while Ariya won the U.S. Women’s Open title, was LPGA player of the year and moved to the top of […]

You’ll Pitch Better If You Don’t Hang Back

You’ll Pitch Better If You Don’t Hang Back By: David Leadbetter Great advice to remember when hitting pitch shots is to swing through impact on a shallow angle, letting the bottom of the clubhead slide along the turf. Having said that, I’ve seen the application of this advice prove troublesome for some amateurs, because they […]

5 tips to help you keep your golf resolutions in 2019

5 tips to help you keep your golf resolutions in 2019 Written by: T.J. Auclair The new year has arrived and a lot of you golfers out there might be uttering the words, “new year, new me.” Most of us make New Year’s resolutions and, unfortunately, most of us fail to see them through for all […]