Stephen Hollingsworth

Elk Explains How to Get the Most Out of Your Swing With Rhythm and Sequence

If you have ever watched Steve Elkington play- whether live or on television, you will know that rhythm is a key component of his world-class ballstriking.  Regarded as having one of the most rhythmical swings of all time, his already mechanically sound golf swing becomes true poetry in […]

Elk Teaches You How to Improve Your Bunker Play By "Seeing The Eyes Twice"

During his major-championship winning career, Steve Elkington consistently ranked as one of the best bunker players in the world.  In 1995, he won the PGA Championship and the Vardon Trophy (for lowest scoring average on the PGA Tour), and ranked second in bunker play, getting up and down […]

Hit Bunker Shots "Out of the Box" For Consistent Contact

If you are like most people, making consistent contact out of the bunker can be difficult.  You have probably heard that you are not supposed to make contact with the ball; that you hit the sand, and the sand in turn lifts the ball out of the bunker.  This image, however, still doesn't help […]

Jason Dufner's Bunker Essentials

Jason Dufner knows a thing or two about the game of golf.  Having won 5 times on the PGA Tour including the 2013 PGA Championship, he has developed a reputation as one of the most consistently solid ballstrikers on any tour.

Jackie Burke's Basics of Solid Bunker Play

Bunker shots can be one of the most daunting shots in golf.  With drastic changes required to the setup, swing, and impact positions, the shot out of a sand trap requires a lot of conditions to be met to work correctly.

The Importance of Assessing Your Strengths and Playing Accordingly

Every golfer has come across a fellow player that brags about how far they hit the ball.  The player that brags about how they had a 5 iron into the impossibly long par 5 that everyone else was laying up to.  

While it sounds great and might impress your buddies to unleash gargantuan […]

How to Mentally Approach a Shot... When the Time Comes

Everyone faces shots they dread hitting.  Whether it is a 200 yard forced carry to a tight dogleg left with out of bounds up the right side, everyone has their Achille's Heel when it comes to hitting a particularly daunting shot.  

You Can Idolize the Greats, But Don't Try to Play Their Games

Golfers of every ability level learn to play the game looking up to certain golfers.  Generations have grown up with heroes from all eras like Bobby Jones, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, and now Jordan Spieth.  While these golfing greats have propelled their generations- and the […]

"Get Ready to Have A Let-Go Day" To Play Your Best Golf

Regardless of the situation you are in or the shot you are facing, your mental game is the framework on which all of your shots are built.  From committing to a swing change to narrowing your focus to the most precise target possible, the way you approach a shot mentally is the most […]

Coiling Your Way to The Ideal Finish

The ideal golf swing is one that is both stable and explosive.  As the body rotates in the backswing and in the downswing, it offers stability to the explosive motion of the hands and arms through impact.

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