Golf Tips from Our Pro

Each week our Pro Wes Jones offers tips and tricks to help you improve your game.

To schedule individual lessons with Wes, please call the Pro Shop at 828.584.6911

Finding the Right Club Shaft Lean

How much should your club shaft lean at address and why?   When addressing your iron shots, your club shaft should lean slightly towards the hole with your hands slightly ahead of the ball. Why? Because the iron is designed to strike the ball in a slightly...

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Pro-Tip by Wes Jones

Pro-Tip by Wes Jones

While giving some short game lessons this past week I noticed I was saying the same three things over and over. Narrow your stance, choke down and stand closer to the ball. Is it possible to stand too close to the ball? Yes is the short answer. However, most amateurs...

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Take the Brakes off Your Golf Swing

Take the Brakes off Your Golf Swing

Great golfers look so relaxed. How can they make it look so easy yet hit the ball so far? It turns out that relaxation is a key ingredient in a consistent and powerful swing! The pros wind up the back swing and then take the brakes off and “let ‘er rip” all the way...

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Pro- Tip: What Are Your Divots Saying About Your Swing?

Pro- Tip: What Are Your Divots Saying About Your Swing?

The ideal divot should go straight towards your target and start just at the front edge of your ball and be no more than ½ an inch to an inch deep.   If your divot (right-handed golfers) is going to the left of your target, you are coming over the top and are...

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