Phil Mickelson’s YouTube clip on how to execute the flop shot has had close to 1.4 million views since being uploaded in 2009. To be honest, it’s surprising that this is not closer to 10 or 15 million. After all, he is one of the very best in the business. Each and every player, pros included, could learn a thing or two about this most revered of golf shots from the master of the short game. [Read more…]
The bane of many amateur golfers is a greenside bunker shot. They require a delicate touch to keep the ball on the green. You also need to be bold enough to strike the ball and sand confidently so that the ball escapes the bunker first time of asking. [Read more…]
One of the toughest shots in golf is playing out of a fairway bunker. Greenside bunkers are bad enough without adding additional distance onto the shot.
Strictly speaking, the mulligan — the retaking of a bad shot without penalty — is absolutely forbidden. There is no mention of such a generous practice in the R & A rulebook, nor in local rules of any course. [Read more…]
Filling the golf bag is an art form unto itself. With the USGA’s 14-club limit, golfers are forced to pick and choose the appropriate clubs for their needs on the golf course. [Read more…]