How to play like Tiger Wood
If somebody asks me who my favourite golfer is, I will say without any hesitation that he is Tiger Wood. In other more popular sports like football, baseball or basketball, there are legends that have become the standards and idols for all other players both amateurs and professionals such as Pele in football, Michael Jordan in basketball etc. Tiger Wood is a legend in Golf and he has become the idol of many golf players. People follow him in his games, cheer with him when he gains a prize and deep down in their mind, they would love to be able to play as well as him someday. Even though in order to play like Tiger Wood, you need to spend year after year to practise but he deserves to be the motivation for all golfers. In this article, we would like to share with your some precious advices that Tiger Wood himself has given to other players. They may help you to get a deeper insight into the way he plays and masters the games, who he is and how can you be like him.
Play chunk and run
The first advice from Tiger Wood is to play with the short round around a green. This kind of game structure is familiar with people who are following the US. competitions. Tiger Wood has played in these competitions for a long time and gained his achievements in these games so he has come up with a special technique to tackle with the issue and it is called “chunk and run”. When you read the words, you may now have the general ideas on what they mean. In this cases, Tiger does not try to hit right into the hole. His tactic is to hit it short distance and make it run on its own. In order to do this, he put all his bodyweight on his left foot, grab the club a bit tighter than usual to make sure the club hit hard at the grass behind the ball. This helps reduce the force to the ball and control the distance it can go. During the swings, he applied different techniques from the backswing to the chip shots to make sure the ball go the way he wants. By doing this, he may lucky to get the ball right into the hole he is targeting or if not, it will not go too far from his intention.
Face up in the rough
Literally, this means you need to take control of your club faces. This is a vital part of controlling your shots so that they go the ways you want them to no matter how long or near the shots are. The tips here is that you have to keep your clubs firmly and your body parts to stay linked to each others. When you are aiming for a long shot, you need to to keep you club face up in the sky which makes sure your shot go far but land smoothly.
These two above are some general advices for golfers to take as their references during their practising. They may not work for you but they are working well for our legendary Tiger Wood so it is worth to take a look and see how much we can do. If you want more tips and tricks from Tiger Wood, you can visit our website because we have many other articles on different topics related to golf and sports. However, please always bear in mind that now matter how many articles you read, you need to spend time to practise them, turn them to yours but not others.