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Rhythm is the Life Blood of a Good Golf Swing

Last Updated on Sunday, 02 March 2014 15:31 Thursday, 27 February 2014 23:02

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Mark Corrigan (iG)

Good swings have a natural rhythm to them, encompassed by balance and intent.

They can be quick and short, possibly long and elegant but it must move with purpose and ‘repeatability’.

And within that rhythm each golfer must discover a theme that is found within their own character.

What I mean by that is this: typically people who walk and talk quickly should have a golf swing that would mirror their own personality.

On the opposite end, listening to an Ernie Els or a Fred Couples talk, you understand why they swing the golf club with such relaxation and patience.

Not to mention their walk, it always looks like a Sunday afternoon stroll.

Their Sundays just happened to be played for major championships.

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Instruction: Golf Channel Unveils Innovative Camera Technology

Last Updated on Monday, 17 February 2014 20:04 Monday, 17 February 2014 20:00

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Golf Channel will introduce an innovative wrap-around camera technology to its golf instruction franchises when major champion Hal Sutton makes his Golf Channel Academy debut.

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Are You Ready For The Season?

Last Updated on Monday, 10 February 2014 17:32 Monday, 10 February 2014 14:14

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The days are getting longer, the thermometer is inching up and buds are sprouting.
 
If you’re a die-hard golfer, a little frost or rain was not enough to stop you from playing.
 
Or perhaps you were lucky enough to fly south for the winter.
 
For many of us though, this is the time of year when we start itching to dust those clubs off but…
 

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Why Everyone Should Swing Like A Girl

Last Updated on Saturday, 08 February 2014 18:16 Saturday, 08 February 2014 17:56

by A.J. Eathorne
 

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To some the phrase “swing like a girl,” could seem derogatory. That’s not the way we see it at Predator Ridge.
 
To us, Swing Like a Girl is about freedom and fun – to learn and play golf in a unique and compelling way.
 
Most of all, Swing Like a Girl has become the description for our instructional programs designed to involve more women in the game of golf.
   

Golf, A Game of Opposites

Last Updated on Sunday, 10 November 2013 12:47 Saturday, 09 November 2013 11:21

by Mark Corrigan

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The majestic sight of a well struck golfball is, for me at least, a thing of beauty.

The sight, the sound, is truly satisfying.
 
Unfortunately it doesn’t happen as much as we’d like. Trying too hard can be the problem.
 
Good intentions don’t count in golf.

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