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A gradual approach to improving your golf


“To get an elementary grasp of the game of golf, a human must learn – by endless practice -a continuous and subtle series of highly unnatural movements, involving about sixty-four muscles. This results in a seemingly natural swing that takes less than two seconds to begin and end.” – Alistair Cooke

By Ian Hardie

Having been involved with the game of golf in one way or another for more than 30 years.

I’ve seen an extremely large amount of golfers who have decided to spend some time ‘improving their golf’ in one way or another.

It’s possibly even something that you have done yourself or are currently doing right now.

Considering the many thousands of options, the mountains of information available and the virtually unlimited pathways available to the golfer that can be used in their quest to ‘improve their golf’.

It should be a relatively simple thing to do in this information age shouldn’t it?

‘Do this or that and in no time you will be a much better golfer than you were last week’.

As you may well be aware – that approach doesn’t always result in better golf.

Which is a shame because as a golfer who has played at an extremely high level for a long time now – I can personally attest that golf is actually a way better game to play.

If you can play it to the highest level that is possible for you – given your circumstances, experience and physical abilities of course.

Putting aside the obvious bias from the fact that I am a PGA Golf Teacher who spends a lot of each week helping people around the world to do just that.

Through giving golf lessons – as well as the ideas on the game that I write and publish.

Spending some time ‘improving your golf’ – is something I suggest that every golfer does.

The trouble is that for every golfer who does manage to gain improvement in some form.

There is a considerably larger number who don’t improve and in actual fact – get worse.

It’s something that you may have noticed out there on the golf course.

Most golfers want to improve their golf but not many every really do.

Or if they do manage to make a few positive changes – they don’t stick around for that long.

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