Archives for: July 2007

Golf tip: Learn to coil for more power

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The tendency I see with a lot of my students is that the men are not flexible in their hips and shoulders, so they usually move off the ball in their backswing and come over the top on the downswing which is a huge power loss. My women students, on… more »

Tip: Warm-up your swing before you hit the golf course

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Many people mistakenly think stretching is a warm-up to play golf. I always cringed when I see people stretching their arms over their heads and behind their backs, thinking that they are warming up their muscles, when they are potentially harming themse… more »

Golf Tip: Increase your shoulder turn

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One of the reasons Tiger Woods creates a tremendous amount of clubhead speed in his swing is because he turns his left shoulder over his right knee at the top of the swing. To do this, one must be flexible in the shoulders and back. Stretching improv… more »

Golf Tip: Some simple drills for extra strength, flexibility

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Most people know it is important to begin a strength training program to improve their golf games, but they don’t know where to start. In my next several blogs, I will introduce you to exercises that are golf specific and easy to incorporate into your… more »

Tip: Play better golf by improving your Golf IQ - Part III

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I often hear golfers tell me that they can hit a series of good shots at the practice range, but then have a hard time taking their swing to the golf course. The reason is that the conditions on the course are different every shot from the consistent con… more »

Tip: Play better golf by improving your Golf IQ - Part II

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How well do you really know the game of golf? Are you familiar with the golden rules of golf? Could you explain the basic fundamentals of the golf swing? You may not know as much as you think you do and this lack of knowledge may be holding you b… more »

Playing some great Wisconsin golf courses: Erin Hills, Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run

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Since my husband Dan Jansen is a native of Wisconsin, he is very partial to Wisconsin golf courses. He always talks about how great they are and how they may be some of the best golf courses in the country.I always appease him and say, "Yes, honey, I… more »
 
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