The Basics Part 3: Staying on Track
By Erika Larkin on 3/6/13
Before you get into the 'meat and potatoes' of your 2013 season, Erika wants you to check your fundamentals. So over the next several weeks, she's going to run a five-part series about the fundamentals. If you missed part 1 or par 2, click here and here. Enjoy!
It's easy for a golfer to be misaligned and not realize it for a good reason, it "looks" correct to them! Why is this so?
We have to understand that hitting golf shots is like firing a gun with your eyes three feet left (for righties) of the barrel — we have to deal with this optical illusion.
Erika Larkin is the Director of Instruction at Larkin Golf Learning Community at Stonewall Golf Club in Gainesville, Virigina. She was named the 2012 Middle Atlantic PGA "Teacher of the Year" and the 2011 "Top Golf Pro" by Washingtonian Magazine... and she's oobgolf's newest columnist. She will be writing on a variety of topics including instruction, so if you have a question for her or an idea for a column, email her at ErikaLarkin@pga.com. Enjoy!
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