Free Golf Tips

Instructional Tutorials, How-To's and Videos for Golfers

SHANGHAI, CHINA - NOVEMBER 01: Lee Westwood of England (left) is given a lesson by his coach Pete Cowen during practice prior to the start of the WGC-HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club on November 1, 2011 in Shanghai, China.
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Does your game need a little help? No matter how good a golfer a person is, we all can use a good tip now and then. Some of us more "now" than "then"! Whether you're a beginner or a veteran golfer, these golf tips can help.

Listed first are a few spotlighted tips, and below those you'll find the various categories of golf tips available. Click into one of the categories to view the full list.

In the Spotlight
Golf Instruction Videos
Watch dozens of video clips (all free, no registration required) that cover various aspects of golf and golf instruction.

Four Keys to Hitting a 460cc Driver
If you want to get the most out of your oversized driver (and today's golf balls), you might need an adjustment in approach.

Step-by-Step to a Great Golf Setup
Our most popular tip comes from instructor Michael Lamanna, who walks us through, step-by-step, the elements that create a great golf setup.
• Also: Why the setup is so important

Faults and Fixes Tip Sheets
These quick checklists can help you diagnose the causes of errant ball flights (slice, draw, etc.) and common mishits (fat shots, topping, etc.).

Three Most Common Ways to Hold the Club
The three most common golf grips are the overlapping, interlocking and 10-finger. Here's a look at how these grips compare.
See also: Correct grip pressure

Free Golf Tips Categories
What part of your game needs help? Select a category below to view the full list of golf tips available:

Golf Basics
Driver & Iron Play (Full Swing)
Wedge Play (Chipping, Pitching, Sand Shots)
Putting Tips
Mental Game Tips
Golf Fitness

17 Quick and Easy Tips for Beginners, High-Handicappers
Noted instructor Gary Gilchrist has 17 quick and easy tips aimed at golfers who are beginners, recreational player or high-handicappers.

And a few more related categories:

• Equipment Issues
Golf Course Maintenance (i.e., repairing ballmarks)
Golf Safety

Taking Lessons from a Golf Instructor
One of the most effective ways of finding golf tips is by signing up for golf lessons with a golf instructor. Many golfers are shy about that idea - will you like the instructor? How difficult is the process? How much time is involved? Questions like those sometimes prevent golfers from following through. To find out what's really involved, see our article: What to expect when you sign up for golf lessons
Golf lessons buying guide

Golf Tips in Books and DVDs
Looking for a great instructional book or DVD for some at-home learning about golf? Check out these recommendations:

Instructors: Submit Your Golf Tips
Are you a golf instructor? Would you like to share your golf tips with readers? Contact us at aboutgolfguide@yahoo - don't forget to add the ".com" to the end of that address - and tell us your article idea.