Category Archives: Opposites in Golf

Three Dimensional Problems in Golf: What Is a Golf Swing? (Lesson 8, Part 1)

About this site: Golf as God Gave It To Us Introduction One of the most difficult things in golf is its three-dimensional nature. This is not just true of golf.  I know many people who were very good at, say, … Continue reading

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Spin on the Ball: What Causes Spin At Impact (Lesson 5, Part 1)

Lesson 1 discusses the importance of consistency in golf; Lesson 2 the importance of lining up a putt accurately; Lesson 3 getting the ball to the hole; and Lesson 4 golf as a game of opposites.  We will go back … Continue reading

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A Game of Opposites: Anchored (Lesson 4, Part 2)

About this site: Golf as God Gave It To Us Where were we?  Yes.  That’s right.  Golf is a game of opposites.  Try to move the ball right, it goes left; try to move the ball left, it goes right; … Continue reading

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A Game of Opposites: Understanding the Basics (Lesson 4: Part 1)

A Game of Opposites: Understanding the Basics (Lesson 4: Part 1).

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A Game of Opposites: Understanding the Basics (Lesson 4: Part 1)

  About this site: Golf as God Gave It To Us Good pitching beats good hitting . . . and vice versa. — Yogi Berra [Ed. Note:  While this post is written for all golfers, it likely will be most useful … Continue reading

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