Golf Wedge Shots

How To : Clock your wedge shots for a better golf swing

Do you have the perfect timing? Timing your swing is important, but sometimes a clock can do a whole lot more to help your golf swing. By imagining the face of a clock, you can effectively train your body to calculate the proper swing length for shots from various distances. S ...more

How To : Have tour-like spin on your golf wedge shot

Want tour-like spin on your swing? There are several keys to imparting tour-like spin on your wedge shots, including proper set up, a correct angle of attack, and quality contact. Tim Mahoney, Director of Education for Troon Golf, explains these keys and how you can make them ...more

How To : Use a golf gap wedge

Wondering what a golf gap wedge is? Learn all about it in this video by Golf Link on how to use a gap wedge. In golf, a gap wedge is used to hit shots similar to shots that are taken with a sand wedge or pitching wedge. Find out how a gap wedge splits the distance between a pi ...more

How To : Hit better 40 to 60 yard wedge shots

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to hit better 40 to 60 yard wedge shots. Typically, people tend to life their left hard too far away from their body when they hit a back swing. The left arm should be close and tucked close to your body. This will allow users with the ...more

How To : Use a lob wedge in golf

Thanks to expert golf site Golf Link, learn how to use a lob wedge in golf the proper way! In order to use a lob wedge in golf, it's important to hit a lob shot with the ball in a forward position relative to the golfer's stance. Learn about the effect of the lack of friction ...more

How To : Position the ball for your golf shots

Ball position means everything for an awesome swing. Tom Leese from Angel Park Golf Club in Las Vegas, explains why different golf clubs demand different ball positions. Just watch to see how to position the ball for your golf shots. For nearly two decades, Golf Tips Magazine ...more

How To : Correct shoulder tilted golf push shots

This Sports video tutorial will show you how to correct shoulder tilted golf push shots. This video is from Golf Link. One of the common problems is that people tend to push the shots too much to the right. This is because when they set up, they are tilted too much to the righ ...more

How To : Use a jump rope drill to alleviate golf pull shots

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to use a jump rope drill to help prevent golf pull shots. When beginning a swing, some people tend to rock the right shoulder upwards which doesn't get it far enough from the target line and causes the down swing to go out and over the ...more

How To : Avoid a bad finish to cure golf push shots

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to avoid a bad finish to cure a golf push shot. Usually, when players make a swing for the ball, their arm separates from their body. This will take the club to the right of the target and as a result, pushes the shot. To correct this, ...more

How To : Use proper alignment to cure push shots in golf

This is a video demonstrating how to cure a push shot in golf. To do this proper alignment is necessary. The push shot often happens by aiming too far to the left or right. To prevent the push shot, take a golf club and put it directly behind the golf ball, aiming the club whe ...more

How To : Improve posture to cure golf push shots

In this video Chuck Cook shows how to correct the push shot posture. He demonstrates that the correct posture for the shoulder should go down and out toward the ball which drives the club head around back to the left. To obtain this posture, stand with the feet shoulder width ...more

How To : Use a head cover golf drill to cure pull shots

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to prevent a pull shot in golf, using the right elbow. A common problem for a pull shot is the back swing. When raising their arm for a swing, some people tend to disconnect their right arm away from their body and getting their hands ...more

How To : Avoid a bad golf set-up that causes pull shots

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to avoid a bad golf set-up that causes pull shots. Pull shots are usually caused by bad set-ups with the right side too high. Which is the right should and hip being too high. Correct this by making your left side higher than your righ ...more

How To : Simpify a fairway bunker shot

The main reason we mess up our fairway bunker shots is because we allow the hands to interfere and cast the golf club down too early into the sand. Learn to strike the golf ball cleanly off the surface of the sand and you'll have the distance to land it on the green, no problem.

How To : Hit straighter irons

Target golf... Nick Bradley explains why excellent alignment at set-up is crucial if you want to hit pin-seeking iron shots.Just a few millimetres out in your alignment at address can equate to yards out when your golf ball lands on the green. And that can make the difference ...more

How To : Use backspin in golf

Rickard Strongert explains that the secret to using a backspin trick shot is hiding a golf ball in your pocket. You must put two balls together in a bunker and line them up in the direction you are planning to hit the shot. You have to use your sand wedge, take a full swing, a ...more

How To : Hit longer shots with fairway woods when golfing

Does your long shot need a little bit of work? With golf, as with all things, it often pays to seek the advice of an expert. Happily, with the Internet, it's easy thing to do. In this free video golfing lesson, PGA Golf pro Brad Hauer teaches you how to to hit longer shots wit ...more

How To : Use the "tee to re-tee" drill to cure slices

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to prevent slice shots in golf. Slice shots are when the ball curves in the shape of a banana. A mistake that people make when they swing is that they drag their hands to far in front of the golf head, causing a slice shot. It also rel ...more

How To : Chip in tall grass when playing golf

Even golf tour players would rather be in a bunker than face one of the most troublesome shots in golf: a chip from tall grass. Once you understand the basics of chipping in tall grass, though, your shot will become much more effective.

How To : Play a golf shot off a slope

When your golf ball comes to rest on an uneven slopey lie you are often left with one of the most difficult shots in golf. To make the most of this tricky situation follow this simple tip ...more

How To : Stop hitting fat shots

Golf king Rickard Strongert explains how to avoid hitting fat shots and avoid carving divots the size of hedgehogs out of your local golf course. Stop hitting fat shots. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

How To : Hit more greens

More than 90 per cent of golfers come up short of the pin on their approach shots - fact.Golf course designers place the majority of hazards at the front of the hole - fact. Clever devils aren't they? They've got amateur golfers sussed! The solution is simple, you need to take ...more

How To : Bump and run the golf shot

Take the element of risk out of the shot with the bump and run. The technique for this simple greenside golf shot is simple and you can use it to play any golf club in your bag, from your wedge right through to a fairway wood. Remember, the longer the club, the further your ba ...more

How To : Play soccer golf single or two player way

Try to get your ball in the hole in as few shots as possible - just like regular golf but with a soccer ball. The second video is a 2 player variation on soccer golf, only now the goal is to best your opponents score. The third video is a variation where the goal is to complet ...more

How To : Hit high shots

Golf titan Rickard Strongert explains how to play high - invaluable when you need to get over something. Hit high shots. Click through to watch this video on videojug.com

HowTo : Make a DSLR Helmet Cam

Modernhuman of WonderHowTo's Canon EOS 7D World posts a simple HowTo for making your own DSLR Helmet Cam for approximately $150 in parts: "I'm in the middle of a project right now that uses POV for every shot. One of these shots involves a person swinging a golf club. A norma ...more

How To : Hit a splash shot from the grass

If your golf ball is nestles down in deep rough around the green, the easiest way to recover from this nasty lie is to play the shot as if you would a splash from sand. Open up the clubface of your sand wedge, splash through the grass and watch as the golf ball pops up easily ...more

How To : Perfect your sand game with sand bunker shots

Golf Pro Kevin Beukema gives amateur Bobby Gromala a few quick keys to a better sand bunker game in golf. Hit the links prepared to get at least par with these great golf tips from the pros. Stay out of the sand trap and in the hole or on the grass.

How To : Execute the high bunker shot

The tough bunker shot: When the pin is tucked tight to the edge of the bunker you need to learn to add loft to your sand wedge to get added height and stop on your shots. Jason Froggatt shows how to do it... Execute the high bunker shot. Click through to watch this video on co.uk

How To : Hit from different golf lies

Hitting golf balls from various types of lies will help you improve your golf game and start scoring low. Learn some useful tips to help you hit shots from all sorts of golf lies with a professional golf instructor in this free video series. Part 1 of 25 - How to Hit from diff ...more

How To : Cure slices with a wrist watch golf drill

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cure slices by rolling the wrist. Some people hit slice shots because they strike with a underhand or reverse position. The correct way is when your hand comes back for impact, it should rotate into position with the back of the lef ...more

How To : Make a Helmet Cam (DSLR)

I'm in the middle of a project right now that uses POV for every shot. One of these shots involves a person swinging a golf club. A normal steadi-cam doesn't work very well for this, so I thought it might be easier to just build a helmet cam. Here's how I did it: Gather Suppl ...more

How To : Play the ball below your feet in golf

Take a great golf Lesson from Shawn Clement, Director of the Richmond Hill Golf Learning Centre and CPGA Teaching Pro, who shows you how to hit straight shots even when the ball is below your feet!

How To : Cure a push shot in golf with proper ball position

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to cure a push shot in golf with a proper ball position. If the ball is too far from your stance, you will not be able to make full contact. You will hit the ball to the right instead of hitting it straight ahead. Have the ball positio ...more

How To : Start your putts on line

Putting is the most important part of your golf game. Become a great putter and you'll shave loads of shots off your scores. One key skill necessary to hole more putts is to learn how to start your putts on line. Here's how to practice it. To watch scores more video tips on ho ...more

How To : Hit chip shots

Take a lesson from CPGA Professional and Director of the Richmond Hill Golf Learning Centre, Shawn Clement, who shows you how to get the feel for the short chip shot close to the green.

How To : Improve driving distance in golf

Once you start playing golf and have mastered the basics, you will need to improve your driving distance. Driving a golf ball for distance means having sound fundamentals, good swing mechanics and a great deal of personal core strength. Find out how to turn the shoulders 90 or ...more

How To : Become a better chipper

Shawn Clement, Director of the Richmond Hill Golf Learning Centre and Canadian PGA Professional, shows you how to transfer weight through your swing to allow you to hit massive drives and crisp iron shots.

How To : Increase golf club head speed

This is a Sports category video tutorial where you will learn how to increase golf club head speed. The video tutorial is from Golf Link. If you want to move your body faster, thereby creating more club head speed and longer shots, one of the best ways of doing that is through ...more

How To : Make pitching easier

To get maximum control over your pitch shots you need to learn to swing the body, not the arms. David Blair demonstrates how the weight of the golf clubhead can do the work for you. Set the triangle between the arms and the body and maintain this throughout the swing. Pitching ...more

How To : Create a descending blow on the golf course

Need some advice for playing golf? Well, Sports Illustrated has this video tutorial that will show you how to create a descending blow on the golf course. These tips from SI and professional golfer Brian Mogg will teach you how to create the perfect descending blow so that you ...more

How To : Choose the right shot in World Golf Tour

In this tutorial, we learn how to choose the right shot in World Golf Tour. The game will automatically choose the shot for you. You can find the different shots by clicking on the current swing selection on the bottom left hand corner. A full swing is the most common type of ...more

How To : Improve your short game in golf

The game in golf includes pitch shots, chip shots, and sand shots. To improve your short game the first thing to do is to learn how to vary the position of the ball in your stance. In a longer Bermuda grass down south the further the ball is to the right in the stance of a rig ...more

How To : Hit a high golf shot

Hitting a high golf shot is easier to do with a nine iron or pitching wedge, and the key is to move a ball forward in the golf stance. If you are ready to learn this shot, follow this tutorial. This helpful video will allow you to create backspin when elevating a golf ball and ...more

How To : Chip shot like Tiger Woods in La Jolla

Learn to play golf like Tiger Woods in this rather effusive recreation of a memorable shot in Championship Golf History. In this Great Shots video from GolfLink, golfing professional Joe DeBock from Torrey Pines golf course in La Jolla California demonstrates the chip-in on th ...more

How To : Cure weight shift problems

Weight shift problems affect both low and high handicappers, and contribute to pulling, hooking and slicing the ball. In this Mel in Motion video golf tip, Mel demonstrates a surprisingly simple drill that will help you overcome weight shift problems and get better distance wi ...more

How To : Rotate your hips to cure a push shot in golf

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to rotate the hips to cure a push shot in golf. The mistake often happens at the start of the down swing. People tend to slide the hips too far out and pass the point of the target. This blocks your swing out from going to the target a ...more

How To : Hit a fade shot in a golf game

When hitting a fade shot in a golf game, it is important to remember this is only for shots that are about five to eight yards. Ten through twenty yards would be a slice. When you're coming to the impact area, the face of the club should be just slightly behind your hands. Fad ...more

How To : Hit a chip shot in golf

This is a video clip that shows how to hit a chip shot in golf. He uses a pitching wedge to do the chip. He explains that there are different ways of gripping the club. He says that many professionals today are using the overlapping grip that they use for the irons but many ar ...more

How To : Hit an uneven lie with a proper swing

Many golfers, including low handicappers, aren't sure as to how to play the ball from uphill and downhill lies. You can avoid bad shots on uneven lies however if you follow a few basic principles. In this Mel in Motion video golf tip, Mel dissects the proper swing mechanics an ...more

How To : Hit a sidehill lie

Last month, Mel gave us tips for improving shots on uneven lies. In this month's installment of Mel in Motion, Mel shares the secrets of dealing with sidehill lies: shots where the ball is either above or below your feet. Club selection and swing technique both play a part. Wa ...more

How To : Hit a cut in golf

Kevin Batters gives tips for how to hit a cut shot in golf. When use to turn club we are implying for a right handed golfer a left to right spin and for left handed golfer a right to left spin. If Nicholson is cutting the ball he will going from right to left and any other pla ...more

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