Depending on your location you may be either edging toward season's end, or getting ready for many months of great golf ahead of you. No matter where you hail from, it's very likely that situations will arise where getting out to play golf isn't possible.
It's not only in periods of severe weather that you might need to revert to practising your golf game at home. As we all know, life can very quickly get in the way of our best laid golfing plans, so having a few go-to drills and tips to help improve your golf game at home can be very helpful.
Try These Indoor Golf Drills
So, first up, here are a few of our favourite drills that you could be trying when you have a few spare moments at home.
Michael Breed, 2012 Teacher of the Year, is first up with a couple of drills to both help with your chipping technique and find the correct swing plane.
The one-handed chipping drill helps you get an idea of how your lead hand works quietly through the strike, while Michael also helps you understand the swing checkpoints to ensure you're working the club back on the correct plane.
Next Mark Crossfield helps you with a golf tip to lock in any golf grip changes your trying to implement. It's all about repetition, repetition, repetition...
An impressive putting drill using a metronome to help you work on your tempo this time and it comes from Steve Astle of East Midlands Golf Academy...
Work on Your Golf Fitness
To get the most from your golf game, and to ensure you minimise the chance of a niggling injury which keeps you off the golf course, you need to work on your golfing fitness.
Caroline Romero "The Fit Golfer Girl" has a simple golf workout with plenty of stretches that will help you improve your flexibility and range of motion to keep you fighting fit and help you hit the golf ball better than ever.
Watch More Golf
Very rarely do we golf fans need much more of an excuse to watch golf on TV, but it can be overlooked just how much you can pick up from watching the world's best.
Checking out pre-shot routines, swing tempo and the more technical aspects of their golf swings can provide the golden nuggets of information that could take your game to the next level.
Practice Your Swing in the Mirror
One of the big benefits of practicing your golf swing at home is that in many households you will have one of the best golf training aids immediately at your disposal: the humble mirror.
A rather fresh-faced Rick Shiels gives us this particular golf tip and explains how you can make the best use of your own full length mirror.
Read Widely To Improve Your Game
There are many instructional and/or golf psychology books on the market which, if you can dedicate the time to reading them, will only help your golf game.
From Bob Rotella's books on the mental game to Ben Hogan's 'The Five Fundamental's of Golf', there are many titles out there that will raise your golfing intelligence and consequentially help lower your scores.
Make Use of Golf Training Aids
There are many products on the market you can use to help work on your golf swing when the weather keeps you off the golf course. You can work on your short game by chipping indoor golf balls into nets, use a training band to help with your golf swing connection, or use a putting mat to work on improve your play with the short stick.
Money no object? Perhaps you could invest in an expensive launch monitor and set up your own indoor golfing nirvana. Just remember to invite us all round if you do!
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