Posted: 24 July 2014
The proper setup and alignment is essential when it comes to making more putts. And one area that you might be overlooking is the role that eye dominance plays in your putting.
In this video, Titleist Leadership Advisory Staff member Justin Parsons shares some great insight on this topic and provides a simple test to help you determine your dominant eye.
Armed with this knowledge, a few simple adjustments to your putting stance might be the key to holing everything you look at.
Posted: 21 July 2014
You’ve probably heard in the past that if the golf ball is lying well above your feet, you can expect to see your ensuing shot draw or hook toward your target. However, did you know that the loft of the club plays an extremely important role in the resulting direction of your shot?As Titleist Staff Professional and Director of Instruction at Ibis Golf and Country Club Martin Hall explains, higher lofted clubs will usually have a more dramatic effect on ball flight and direction than lower lofted clubs.In our latest episode of 18 Shots Presented by Titleist, Martin demonstrates how to adjust your setup and alignment to stay on target when facing this challenging shot.#TeamTitleist
Titleist Pro V1x golf ball loyalist Steve Wheatcroft birdied the first hole of a sudden death playoff to win the Albertsons Boise Open on the Web.com Tour. Wheatcroft fired a final round 6-under-par 65 to finish the tournament at 24-under-par 260.
On the Canadian PGA Tour, Titleist Pro V1x golf ball loyalist Wes Homan converted a 6-foot birdie putt on the final hole to defeat playing partner Greg Eason (Pro V1) by one shot at the Staal Foundation Open.
With three more wins this week, Titleist’s year-to-date victory count advances to 98. That's more than four times the nearest competitor with 22 and more than all competitors combined.
In total, 13,973 players have teed up Titleist golf balls in competition on the 2014 worldwide professional tours, more than six times the nearest competitor with 2,251 and more than all competitors combined.
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Posted: 17 July 2014
When it comes to links-style golf, we hear a lot about hitting creative shots and flighting the golf ball down to keep it out of the wind. And in our latest Open Championship-inspired episode of 18 Shots Presented by Titleist, we explore the fundamentals of the "Stinger" with Mark Blackburn, director of instruction at Graystone Country Club.
In this tip, Mark walks us through his keys on how to add this shot to your bag and focuses on how proper alignment, club path and face angle can help you hit a controlled, penetrating shot in the wind.
Click here for more episodes of our exclusive 18 Shots Presented by Titleist series featuring other great tips for your game.
Posted: 16 July 2014
Overcoming championship nerves and learning to deal with pressure is key to helping all players shoot low scores when it matters most. And whether it is the first tee of a major championship or the final putt of a Saturday morning match with your friends, all golfers feel pressure.
As the world's best players steady their nerves in preparation for The Open Championship this week, we check in with Claude Harmon III, director of instruction at The Butch Harmon Floridian, for a little advice on how we can step up to the first tee with a calm confidence that carries throughout the round.
A couple of Claude's keys to help you play your best... quality preparation and playing with the game you brought to the course.
Watch the video for more from Claude and click here to check out some more episodes of our exclusive 18 Shots Presented by Titleist series.