About Joe:

Joe is a Callaway teaching professional and one of the best young golf instructors in the country. (No really, Golf Digest named him to their Best Young Teachers in America list for 2017.) He’s currently the Director of Instruction at historic Plainfield Country Club in Edison, N.J. and a Master Instructor at the Jim McLean Golf School at Trump National Doral. He’s also taught instruction at Sebonack Golf Club, Deepdale Golf Club, Westchester Country Club, Old Palm Golf Club and Cape Kidnappers Resort (New Zealand).

About Insta Tips:

Joe provides unique and valuable golf tips in the form of 5-10 second video clips & photos.
*Desktop users: you’ll recognize a video if there’s a video camera icon in the top right corner of each post. Then just click the play button in the middle to view.

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The club swings on an curve. #InstaGolfTips #CallawayGolf

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Swing down a ramp to compress your irons

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Use two pennies behind the ball to help hit the equator and get the ball rolling better.

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Struggling to finish your swing correctly? Put the club on your left shoulder and turn to face the target.

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Here’s a classic putting drill. Helps to improve center contact and path which will lead to fewer putts.

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Drop your right foot back slightly when trying to hit a draw with your driver.

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Use a shaft and drag it through impact to feel the correct position at impact and halfway through.

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Narrow your stance to make more consistent contact when chipping

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Make a full release and finish facing the target to get out of a long deep bunker. Photo by @mmceniry

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Lower your hands in the bunker when you want to hit the ball higher and softer.

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Drive the club through the ball for better contact with your irons.

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Stand closer to the ball with the shaft more upright to hit better chips around the green.

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Practice chipping over something close to you. Resist the follow through for better technique.

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Don’t try to “stay down” for too long on your chip shots. Get to a tall finish.

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Use a gate to practice starting your ball on line. If you don’t have a gate use tees.

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Remove an area of sand around the ball to get out of the bunkers better

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Keep the club low to the ground in the start of the swing to promote width and to help you hit up on the ball

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Slide a pen into your glove to help keep your left wrist flat when chipping.

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Here’s a way to use an impact bag to improve your ball striking.

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A wide to wide swing is a good visual for driving the ball.

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Turn your shoulders on an angle in the backswing. Not flat (2nd demo)

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Still slicing? Setup a gate of tees to help you swing more in to out.

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Fighting the shanks? Practice with a water bottle outside the ball to help prevent too much heel contact.

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Practice making divots in front of a line on the ground. That will improve the contact with your iron shots.

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