Before every great golf swing comes a great setup. While the greatest players across generations have set up to the ball in thousands of ways to produce thousands of different swings, the most important goals of the setup are twofold; first and foremost, they must be repeatable. Secondly, […]
This week, Elk heads to the beautiful Maderas Golf Club in Poway, Californa, just north of San Diego. The top ranked course in San Diego County, this Johnny Miller masterpiece provides a world-class golf experience on the links as it winds you through the cliffs, rock outcroppings, […]
Surrounded by the vast and arid desert of Death Valley National Park, California, just 120 miles northwest of Las Vegas, The Oasis at Death Valley is a sprawling retreat with something for everyone. Formerly known as Furnace Creek, this gorgeous property hosts two hotels — the historic, […]
Everyone has heard the old adage that "mankind has made it to the moon and back, but can't successfully navigate the simple 3 foot putt." Though this could possibly be a little dramatic, the core message rings true. 3 foot putts should be amongst the simplest shots in golf.
Ryan Palmer consistently ranks as one of the longes drivers on the PGA Tour. Averaging over 300 yards off the tee for the last 5 consecutive years, his power off the tee puts him in the scoring zone on even the longest holes. A key aspect of his distance is his strong grip that enables […]
As you learned yesterday in Secret Instruction, there is more than one way to grip the golf club. While there are several fundamentals to a consistent, stable grip, there are all sorts of variations that facilitate different swing positions and movements.
Gaby Lopez knows how to get he most out of her game. With an extreme emphasis on her physical fitness and getting her body in the best shape it can be on to withstand the stress the golf swing can be on the body, she knows that any edge she can gain physically is worth the extra effort off […]
The grip, like many aspects of the setup and golf swing, is a higly individualized thing. You see pros and amateurs the world over grip the club in all different styles and with all different types of grip pressures. From interlocking to overlapping, strong to weak, and everything in […]
Jason Gore appreciates the importance of the pre-shot routine. As the all time leader in wins on the Web.com Tour (with 7 wins,) as well as the 2005 84 Lumber Classic on the PGA Tour, he knows that every good shot begins with a consistent setup that gets him positioned correctly to hit the […]
If you are a fan of any watching any sport on the planet on television, chances are that you have seen a pre-shot routine. Whether it is a basketball player dribbling a certain number of times and wiping off his forehead in sequence before a free throw, or a pitcher spitting and adjusting […]