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Instruction: Are You Practicing With a Purpose?
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April 1, 2018
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As a coach and golf instructor, I have spent a lot of my time down on the range. I constantly watch the higher handicap players hitting golf balls over and over with very little or no time in between shots and at the same time, I will look over to the short game area where I would see lower handicap players working on their chipping, pitching and putting. Don’t get me wrong, we need to focus on all aspects of the game including the long game, but I have found most higher handicap, amateur players who are looking to get better, tend to practice incorrectly.

I have found that a good percentage of players who are down on the driving range are simply loosening up before their round, trying to find a groove, which is great, but I am sure everyone has heard the saying “I am a great range player” and still struggles on the golf course. A lot of amateur players are baffled by this and don’t understand why they can hit the ball so good on the range and then the complete opposite result once they get on the golf course. The reason for this is that…

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