Learning a Simple Golf Swing for Best ResultsPaper Rating: Word Count: 694 Approx Pages: 3
Learning a Simple Golf Swing for Best Results
Golf is a great relaxing activity that anyone can try. Most people say that it is perhaps the most difficult sport to play. I personally agree with that comment. There are the decisions like choosing a specific golf club for a specific shot. Judging distance is also hard to do. But the hardest part of the sport is mastering the swing. There are many different small things that must come together in order to achieve the maximum distance in ball flight, and the maximum accuracy.
The first step that you must take in order to prepare for a great swing is to dress comfortably. A short sleeve cotton polo shirt and some well fit slacks are a great combination. Being comfortable allows you to go through a full range of motion when you swing. Good shoes will also give you the firm grip on the ground that you need. The best shoe is the Nike soft spike. These have rubber spikes on the bottom as opposed to metal ones. Rubber is better because it allows you to pivot your ankle after you hit your shot. Wearing a visor and sunglasses allow you to block out the sun rays and lets you see the ball better. Finally, a thin leather glove with a velcro strap, preferably Callaway, will give you a firm grip on the golf club so that it does not slip out of your hands.
Now that we have the wardrobe down, we can talk about the actual swing. You will first
place the wooden golf tee into the grass and allow it to stick out of the ground about one inch.
Next you will place a Titilist Pro V1 golf ball on the top of the wooden tee. Select the club from your bag according to the distance that you want the ball to travel. You must walk up to the ball and stand with the left side of your body facing where you want the ball to go. Your feet should be shoulder width apart and they should be parallel to the line that goes from the ball to the target. Now that you have your feet lined up, bend