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How to Book Cheap Golf Vacation Packages in Europe

Taking a golf vacation in Europe is one of the most exciting opportunities a golfer can have, but it can also be quite expensive. By the time you add up hotels, greens fees, transportation, food and more, the total cost of the trip can be enough to scare most people away. With that said, it is important to find the best deals you can to save money on the golf package you decide to book.

Golf Tip of the Day: How to Deal with Fat Shots

If you leave your local driving range with a bunch of divots in the grass, you likely have a problem with fat shots. Not only will you embarrass yourself during games by slicing chunks of earth from the green, but your ball will never go as far as it could, nor in the direction you want. Let’s tackle some of the basics in order to rid your game of this detrimental shot.

Focus on your follow through

A good follow through is essential to add distance and good aim to every swing you take. Fat shots prevent you from achieving a good follow through and will likely distract you from trying to achieve one too. If you are able to focus the majority of your attention on achieving a follow through, you are likely to get better at hitting the ball with the sweet spot of your clubface.

Cutting the grass versus digging a hole

As a golfer you know that there’s a big difference in cutting the grass and digging a hole. A great way to start off every swing is to perform a practice shot beforehand. A quick dummy swing or two will help you to correct any mistakes you’re making. If your clubface isn’t skimming the grass, check what needs to be corrected. (More on this in the next paragraph)

Practicing your swing before every shot

So what are some of the faults you may expose when performing a practice swing? Try to maintain the following:

Put these strategies into practice and deal with your fat shots one habit at a time.