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Proper Golf Grip – Get Your Hands Right!

Simple steps for getting your hands on right

I see a lot of amateurs approach the golf grip with a lot of tension. Many are holding the club too tightly. I notice it most when they try to waggle. The movement looks stiff and short.

To swing correctly, the right amount of grip pressure—and where you apply it—is important. You should feel the club being supported by the last three fingers of your left hand (above, left). Those fingers should grip the firmest. My longtime teacher, the late Stan Thirsk, used to remind me to keep the club in the fingers of my left hand and never let it slip into the palm.

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Valentine’s Dinner For Two

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Valentine’s Dinner For Two


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Bacon Wrapped Scallops -or- Shrimp Cocktail

Two Entrees

New York Strip Steak w/ Baked Potato and a Side Salad -or- Salmon Fillet w/ Baked Potato and a Side Salad

Two Desserts

Brownie a la Mode

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Escape Almost Any Sloppy Condition

Wet lie? Here’s how to play it (and when to drop)

Use your bunker technique to escape almost any sloppy condition

Everybody has seen the tour player roll up his pant legs and get down into the hazard to try to play a ball that’s partially submerged.

Luckily, most situations aren’t quite that dire — but you do need to know how to account for a wet, muddy lie around the green. If you don’t, you’re going to hit more than your share of fat or bladed shots.

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