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tee it up | BALLANTYNE Transfer Training Take your Game from the Range to the Course By Nancy Harvey, LPGA Class A Teaching Professional, Master Instructor, Dana Rader Golf School Photos by Ray Sepesy TO PLAY GOLF SUCCESSFULLY INVOLVES MORE than just lies. After you pitch or chip, putt your knowing what is wrong and how to fix it. Three essentials to good ball in the hole. See how many total play are ball control, decision-making and self-management. One strokes it takes to get the ball in the way to boost all three, particularly your ball control, is to practice hole. An up and down is two strokes. specific skills and then transfer them to the golf course. Once you get the feel of your ability During such transfer training, players mentally begin attaching through these drills, transfer your skills a new movement to new feelings they have internalized during a to the course. From there, you can lesson. By attending more to ball flight and strategy, focusing less gauge whether you are making correct on technical positions, a player can finally begin to own their golf decisions and managing your attention swing. and thoughts under playing conditions. The following pictures illustrate two ways to transfer your skills to the golf course. In the full-swing exercise (A), view specific or my golf performance program, contact targets and their yardages. Rotate between targets and the correct me at or call club selection, assessing your actual skill to hit the targets. Dana Rader Golf School at 704-542-7635. In short-game practice (B), challenge yourself with coursepitching and putting. Play holes as if you missed every green. Alternate chipping and pitching your ball from different 94 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE SEE THIS TIP IN ACTION. Click the icon to watch. Check out the video version of this tip at and like conditions. Using only one ball, assess your chipping, A Nancy Harvey If you want to learn more about this tip B SPRING 20 1 3

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