Golf Tips to Improve Your Game
Learning how to play golf correctly is not done in one day or one year, for that matter. Some players will even tell you that they are still learning new things twenty years since they started playing! There is no such thing as a “perfect” golf game. Here are some basic tips that can help you lose a few years of learning the hard way. Not everyone will agree though on all the basics that are recommended, but here is what I have found that help golfers increase their golf score and accuracy.
Golf Swing Aids
Are golf swing aids important for developing your skills?
For golfers looking for the best in golf training, you’ll be happy to know that it consists of some very basic ingredients. One of these basics components are golf training aids. Since the golf game revolves around the technique of your swing, it should be obvious that one of the important parts of your golf training would be the golf swing aid.
So, the answer to whether golf swing aids are important to developing your skills is… absolutely!
On the surface, golf swing aids appear to be a goofy gimmick and novelty items right out of one of those 1970’s mail order catalogues, but just because a device looks gimmicky at first glance, doesn’t mean its not valuable.
What are Golf Swing Aids?
Quite simply, golf swing aids are devices designed to help correct a variety of aspects of a golfer’s game that may be “off.” Even minor flaws in a golfer’s game can be corrected by the proper training aid.
A Variety of Golf Swing Aids
Golf swing aids come in many different forms. They can be apparel type accessories designed to correct alignment. They can be golf club add on accessories to control or monitor swings. They can be buffer devices that are placed in between the golfer and the driver or clubs to correct swinging motion.
Recognize what is a useful and not so useful golf swing aid
Many amateur golf players will find a number of aggressive promoters for many different golf swing aids and because they do not know better most of the time, they end up buying a number of them, only to find later that they are not as useful as they thought they would be. How do you learn to separate the wheat from the chaff? Easy, ask the experts right from the beginning. Make sure however, that your experts do not belong to the shop from where you intend to buy these aids.
Another reason why the amateur golfer often ends up with the wrong types of golf swing aid is because they look at the most advertised ones rather than the most useful ones. Do not be taken in by the amount of advertising you see on TV and magazines; rather ask others who are in the learning period as well as experienced coaches as to what you should use as the best golf swing aid. The answers you receive will definitely help put you on the right track.
What Kind of Golf Swing Aids Should You Purchase?
In order to decide which golf swing aids you should purchase, you need to first identify which skill you want to work on. Understand what skill you need to improve upon and you will better understand which golf swing aids would benefit you the most. For example, if grip alignment is consistently “off,” then you might consider purchasing a set of grip gloves. Again, you should take the advice of an expert and once you have a specific need in mind it will be easier for you to get the best-suited golf swing aid.
Are Golf Swing Aids for the Exclusive Use of a Novice?
In a word: No. In two words: absolutely not! The fact of the matter is that golf swing aids can be effectively used by golfers of all skill levels from total beginner to seasoned professional. Probably the worst mistake one can make is the common “know it all mistake” that one is “above” certain training methods and tools. That is a faulty mode of thinking that gets you nowhere, in golf or in life in general.
So, if your golf game is not at the level you’d wish it to be, figure out what you need to improve and head on down to your local sporting goods shop to peruse the huge variety of golf swing aids.
Private Wichita Golf Courses
- Flint Hills National Golf Club
- Crestview Country Club – North
1000 N 127th Street East, (316) 733-1344
- Crestview Country Club – South
1000 N 127th Street East, (316) 733-1344
- Reflection Ridge Golf Club
7700 Reflecton Road, (316) 721-4653
- Rolling Hills Country Club
9612 W Maple, (316) 722-1181
- Tallgrass Country Club
2400 N Tallgrass, (316) 684-4110
- Wichita Country Club
8501 East 13th, (316) 634-2882
- Willowbend Golf Club
8001 E Mulberry, (316) 636-4653