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The Secret of Hitting Longer Drives Off the Tee

When you have been around golf for any amount of time you end up hearing certain phrases that are supposed to be tried and true golf tips.
For example, you may have heard the phrase, 'tee it high and let it fly'. Have you heard it!
Like I said, if you've been around for a while, this has been spouted out regularly. I've done it religiously since I heard it.
But you know what? For some reason, it never really worked for me.
I have a big-headed driver with a great shaft and you would think that teeing the ball up high and hitting it on a slightly upward swing that I'd kill the ball down the fairway. Not!!
Yep, I'd concentrate on making sure that my ball was sitting about halfway above my driver's head, I'd play the ball forward in my stance and then I'd let it rip. But I'd never get any good distance.
Not to mention that my ball would go high and to the right or left. Man, this game can be frustrating!
But then I was told that this was only for p…

Here's a Quick Way to Make the Game of Golf Fresh Again

Since it's been a while since I've taken golf seriously, I've been trying to think of a quick way to inspire myself and to make golf fresh again.
After some thought, I was drawn back to when I worked for a golf store and we would recommend to golfers to get their clubs re-gripped every season. Believe it or not, the majority of golfers ignored this advice.
I guess that makes me a part of the majority because I personally quite this advice and I haven't re-gripped my clubs in years! Why?
Not sure really. Laziness I guess. When you get comfortable with something you tend to stick with what you think is working at the moment, but in reality, it isn't working.
So to get my butt back into gear and onto my goal of breaking 90, I have set up a new years resolution to get all my clubs re-gripped. Not only that, I am going to go get my grips fitted to me and my swing.
I've done this in the past and it is amazing how good it makes my clubs feel. They actually feel like …