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The tee box in golf is symbolic for a number of reasons. Whether it’s the opening shot of a round or the first swing on a mid-round hole, the significance is the same in principle: it always helps to get some momentum going on the tee. With a good tee shot, every other stroke becomes easier.

In general, people naturally have a slightly skewed perspective when it comes to the tee shot. Usually when a golfer steps up to take his or her turn, the understanding of how that first shot will influence the following ones is under-recognized. Below are some ideas that will help establish a new way to approach the tee box. If you struggle out of the gate, these changes in your mindset could go a long way in transforming your play and cleaning up that scorecard.

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In my last blog, I discussed how to maintain the proper golf stance through strengthening and flexibility of the lower body. In Part II, I will discuss the upper half, trunk region. The upper body is extremely important in the golf stance. Since your arms attach to your trunk, it is essential that you have a consistent trunk position to avoid varying positions with your upper extremities and furthermore, your swing position.

Golf Stance Posture

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Posted by on in Golf Equipment

I am fortunate to have new clubs.  The new A12 pro idea by Adams irons.  I have been breaking them in.  I noticed that I had lost distance even though I was hitting them solid and well.  Confused, I starting to talk to my friends and learned that many club makers have no consistency when it comes to loft and lie angles from club to club.

Last year I played the Nike VR pro full cavity.  So I went to the their website and looked at the specs and found out the new clubs I have are two degrees weaker and a half degree flatter.  Now I know why I have lost distance.  My seven iron is last years 8 iron.  I am going to have my clubs bent to be stronger all the while keeping the lie angle and offset.  You have to be careful that you do not make the clubs more offset and close the face by mistake.  So go to a trusted club fitter and maker that will take all those concerns in mind.

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Why do you play the clubs that you play? I bet that when you bought them, you told everyone how great they look. They "felt" right to your eye's. I bet that you told everyone that they were some variation of the word; "smooth." They felt right swinging in your hands. They felt right at impact. I recently turned down a brand new, way below cost, hybrid. I didn't like the feel of the shaft or the feel  of the club-face at impact. I would have never used it, regardless of how much it cost.

 

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