Golf Academy

Golf Academy

On the Golf Academy page you will learn valuable tips and lessons by the pros in the world of golf. If you are interested in improving any part of your golf game you will probably find just what you are looking for in Tee Times Magazines large collection of articles and lessons.

It’s All About Impact – Centeredness Of Contact

It’s All About Impact – Centeredness Of Contact

In striking the golf ball, impact is where the clubface gives the golf ball all its instructions on its flight. The ball’s direction, trajectory, and curve are all determined in the 1/2000 of a second that the golf ball spends on the clubface.

Building Golf Motions Like A Snowball

Building Golf Motions Like A Snowball

This piece isn’t designed to describe the details of each golf shot, but to ask the reader to consider building their swings from small to big motions following proven motor skill research. 

It’s All About Impact – Club Path

It’s All About Impact – Club Path

The club’s path is the direction of the swing through impact relative to the target line. The direction of clubface relative to the path at impact creates the curve of the golf ball

Mastering The Art Of Putting

Mastering The Art Of Putting

Distance control is the most important element in putting. With good distance control a higher percentage of makeable putts are made, and the chance of three putting is greatly reduced.

Set-Up And Swing Dependence

Set-Up And Swing Dependence

To see lasting improvement in golf (or any other field for that matter) relevant understanding must become the ultimate goal. Do you understand the importance of developing your best set-up?

Mastering The Art Of Putting

Mastering The Art Of Putting

This month we are going to focus on the stroke mechanics. The basis of good stroke mechanics is the set-up. As we discussed in the last issue of Tee Times, commonalties of the set-up of great putters include the following.

Overhanded Or Underhanded…Swing Image

Overhanded Or Underhanded…Swing Image

To transfer technical requirements for your full swing (good for the practice areas) to the actual golf course (when technical details hamper your athleticism and instincts), each player should strive towards simple triggers and/or images to instruct the body on what it needs it to do.

Mastering The Art Of Putting – Set Up

Mastering The Art Of Putting – Set Up

Over the course of the season, in each issue of Tee Times we will cover an aspect of putting in this column. Becoming a great putter is part of the game that doesn’t require exceptional athletic ability, great club head speed, or a great deal of time and energy.

Do You Have A Slice-Hook Swing?

Do You Have A Slice-Hook Swing?

Sounds like a silly title, but ALL players have “elements” within their set-up and swing which by themselves would PROMOTE an off-line starting line and/or curve combination.