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greens in regulation

Could your iron play use some work? Are you hitting only a pitiful percentage of greens in regulation? I’m no doctor or nutritionist. Far from it. But I do know the symptoms of the dreaded “iron deficiency” that plagues...
3-wood off the tee

If you’re like many players with high golf handicaps, you try to hit bombs from the tee box every time up. That’s understandable. There’s no better feeling than hitting one long and straight. But that doesn’t always happen. More often...
hard shots simplified

"It was the best of times. It was the worst of times." Dickens' opening to A Tale of Two Cities sounds a lot like a typical round of golf for some players. They hit good shots and they hit...
Shoot Your Best Score

Day in and day out the most frequent question I get is... "Jack, which golf clubs do you recommend?" The answer is several.  To shoot your best possible scores you need several types of clubs and rarely will you get them...

To hit wedge shots, you must control distance, shape, and trajectory.

What do you work on to lower your handicap —your weaknesses or your strengths? Many golfers practice their strengths when trying to lower their golf handicaps. That's only natural. We all like to do the things we do well...
drill-it-deep

Let's face it. Drilling it deep has its thrills. It also has its benefits. Longer drives make for shorter approach shots. It's easier hitting the green when using your sand wedge than your 6-iron. Shorter approach shots mean more...

If you watched this year’s British Open at Royal Troon, you saw great performances by two of the games best. Henrick Stenson shot a 63 on the final day and was 20 under for the match—the lowest score in...

Hitting from tight lies intimidates some golfers. Tight lies weren't as common a few years ago as they are now. Now they’re prevalent. They'll continue to increase as more and more courses look to irrigate less to conserve water...

Want to shrink your golf handicap quickly? Here's a golf tip on how to do it. Sink more putts—especially those knee-knocking three-, four-, and five-foot putts—to make birdies or salvage par. Sinking more of these knee-knockers saves a ton...
cast or forged golf irons

What type of golf irons do you use— cast or forged golf irons? A reader of our golf tips newsletter recently asked this question. He wanted to combine the two types of irons in one set. In this set,...