GOLF. Intertwining Grip We used this in class. Grips. How your hands should look from the front with any grip. Overlapping Grip. 10 finger grip Not recommended for beginners. The goal is to make two hands work as one. Golf Equipment. Woods. Golf shoes. Hybrid. Glove. 2 irons. toe.
We used this in class
How your hands should look from the front with any grip
10 finger grip
Not recommended for beginners
The goal is to make two hands work as one
Feet are shoulder width apart and weight is on the balls of the feet, dynamic position.
Sole of the club is placed on the ground behind the ball, squarely facing the target.
Your grip should not be too tight that there's no more room for wrist movement, or too loose that the club slips off your fingers.
Two hands become one
In class we used the intertwining grip
Weight on the balls of the feet
Knees remain flexed (dynamic position)
Arms are straight
Head is down
Keep your eyes on the ball.
As club continues to rise, the wrists will bend. Right elbow stays close to the body. Knees remain flexed (dynamic position) and eyes stay on the ball.
Arms stay straight as long as possible. Weight begins to shift to back foot. Head stays down, eyes on the ball.
Head is still down, eyes are still on the ball.
Dynamic position is still maintained.
Head is looking over the left shoulder.
Weight is now on the back foot.
Notice the club is pointed in the direction the hit should be going. And the club face is looking at the ball.
Hips initiate the downswing
Eyes remain on the ball
Forward arm straightens
Do not force the club downward
Let the club do the work!
Weight returns to the balanced, dynamic position of the address
Forward arm leads the back hand
Back hip turns to the target line of the shot
Back hand is explosive power – Forward arm is straight at contact
Weight moves to forward foot
The V position of your arms should be retained as you follow through
Hips are turned to face the target line
Weight is transferred to the forward foot
The back heel may rise due to the momentum
Hands and arms will be over your shoulders
Green-End of the hole where the cup or hole into which the ball must be stroked. Usually made of a special short cut grass.
Parts of a
Rough-The areas outside of fairways that generally features higher, thicker grass that is naturally growing unkempt and perhaps not mowed.
Sand trap- Term for an area filled with sand. Also known as a bunker.
Fairway -Closely mown area that usually runs in between the tee box and green of a golf hole.
Tee area - Where every hole starts, from which you hit your drive or tee shot. Also known as a tee box or teeing ground or tee.
Water Hazard - any open water on the course
Approach – A stroke to the putting green
Eagle – A score of two under par
Divot – A piece of turf cut out of the ground while making a stroke
Ace – A hole-in-one.
Par – The number of strokes a good player should need to play a hole without mistakes; it always allows for two putts.
Slice – The curve of a ball to the right by a right-handed player. To the left by a lefty.
Foursome – 4 players playing together
Tee – A peg the ball is on (legally) only on the tee area
Birdie – A score of one under par on a hole
Bogey – A score of one over par on a hole
Putt – A short stroke used on the green to put the ball in the hole
Shank – Hitting the ball with the heel of the club
Hook – The curve of a ball to the left by a right-handed player. To the right by a lefty
Lie – The position of the ball
Fore – A warning
This is average yardage for each of the common irons when struck with a full swing by a reasonably proficient golfer of average height into still wind. 4-Iron 170 5-Iron 160 6-Iron 150 7-Iron 140
8-Iron 130 9-Iron120 Pitching Wedge 105
Gap Wedge 90 Sand Wedge 70 Lob Wedge 40
These are the ranges for the average hitters on the PGA Tour.
4-Iron 210-220 5-Iron 195-205 6-Iron 180-190 7-Iron 165-180
8-Iron 150-170 9-Iron 140-155 Pitching Wedge 130-135
Sand Wedge 115-120 Lob Wedge 75-95
Loft angles of clubs
Not quite there yet, take another shot. . . should always be replaced so the grass can grow back again.
Nice Shot! Move on! should always be replaced so the grass can grow back again.