Regular golfers reveal the best piece of golf advice they’ve ever received – Golf.com
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We can’t help it. Recreational golfers, we love the game, and we’re unapologetically hooked on it. We’re also always trying to get better, which means we’re constantly on the hunt for a new tip that could prove the breakthrough for our games. There’s a ton of great information floating around out; the key is finding the piece of golf swing advice that works for you.
So, we asked the members of our How To Hit Every Shot Instruction group (which we invite you to join, too) a straightforward question: What’s the best piece of swing advice you’ve ever received? They came back with a host of simple pieces of advice that helped them the most — and could help you, too.
Tempo is universal. But good tempo isn’t. Keeping a smooth rhythm in your golf swing can cover for a lot of sins, and it’s something golfers of every skill level can aspire to.
Ah, yes, the John Daly approach. I respect it.
Keeping your head down is probably the most common piece of swing advice ever — but don’t tell our Top 100 Teachers, who think it’s the worst piece of advice for golfers to follow.
LPGA Tour player Anne van Dam says this is her favorite piece of advice, too
I hadn’t heard this one before, but it’s probably a better way to hit down on the ball than keeping your head down.
This is especially important when lag putting, which is why it’s one of Jason Day’s putting keys.
Not all teachers like this piece of advice, but it’s Ben Hogan-approved.
Legendary coach Pete Cowen thinks 90 percent of golfers should swing this way.
Lots of golfers start the game by coming over the top. Swinging for right field helps groove an in-to-out motion.
Low and slow is another of golf’s most time-tested tips.
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