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The first step of any refinishing project is to remove the scratches, nicks, and dings from your golf club.
Break 90 in 90 Days
17 bogeys and 1 par. It can‘t be that hard... right?
Golf is a game up ups and downs, and it‘s easy to get stuck in a rut. I‘ll show you how to break 90 for the first time, and how to do it consistently.
Break 80 Secrets
I‘ll show you how to break 80 for the first time. Your days of round-crushing blowup holes are over. I‘ll show you the practice strategies, mindset, and shots you need to break 80 consistently.
Learn to practice more effectively
Maximize your practice sessions with The DIY Golfer’s proven strategies, discovering effective drills, training methods, and mental approaches to optimize your golf practice.
FREE, personalized practice plan
Take a short quiz below to tell me about your game and I‘ll send you a free practice plan that will drop strokes off your game immediately.
Learn the Golf Swing
Unlock the secrets of a perfect golf swing with The DIY Golfer, exploring in-depth articles that demystify the art of swinging for the fences. Learn how to hit the ball farther, straighter, and more consistently.
This is my favorite golf book of all time that I would only recommend to a dedicated group of golfers. It's tough, but packed with golfing wisdom.
Learn all the different possibilities for the golf grip, and how they may be affecting how powerful your swing is.
About the author
Hey there! My name is Zach Gollwitzer. I am a former D1 collegiate golfer and the creator of The DIY Golfer. I‘m here to help you level up your game and build a consistent golf swing. Read my golfing story here.
Fix your slice in 3 days
In this FREE, mini video series, I walk through the primary cause of inconsistent golf and how you can fix it today.
Buy the Best Equipment
Make informed choices for the best golf equipment with The DIY Golfer, offering insider reviews, recommendations, and tips to maximize your performance and enjoyment.
Most golfers do not utilize their 3-woods effectively because they never took the time to buy one that they trusted. I want to change that.
When you're starting out in golf, it is often difficult to decide whether you should carry a 5-wood, 2-iron, or hybrid in the bag. Here's the best choice.
A good driver without a good driver shaft is like a race car with a V4 engine in it. Learn the basics of custom shafts and watch your game improve instantly.
What is Clubmaking?
Unleash your inner craftsman with The DIY Golfer's clubmaking expertise, diving into step-by-step tutorials and tips to create customized clubs for your unique game.
What is Refinishing?
Revitalize your golf equipment with The DIY Golfer's refinishing insights, discovering techniques, tools, and expert advice to give your gear a fresh and personalized look.
One of the best looking refinishes that you can do is the classic black oxide finish. In this tutorial, I will show you how to do this simple finish.
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Golf Swing Fundamentals
Learn the basics of the golf swing starting from the grip, stance, and posture all the way to the transition and impact zone.
Golf Mental Game
We've all heard the saying, golf is 99% mental. The mental game is a huge part of golf and should not be overlooked.
Golf Score Terms
Golf Shot Types
Learning how to hit a draw? Trying to get rid or your slice? Here are all the shot types you need to know.
Golf can be intimidating because of all the slang, phrases, and lingo you might come across. Here is what it all means in beginner terms!
Golf Swing Faults
Whether you slice or hook the ball, chunk or blade, here are some great tips to get out of your golf slump.
Golf Betting Games
Whether you're playing for $5 with your buddies or a high-stakes match at your local club, here are the best betting games to keep things fun!
Golf Scoring Formats
Golf can be played with many different scoring formats including stroke play, match play, a scramble, fourball, and many more.
An entire round can be saved on the green. Learn how to develop a consistent putting stroke and make more putts.
Get your most out of your practice sessions with advanced practice strategies from a former D1 college golfer.
To score low, you need a strategy out there on the course. Here is everything I know about navigating a golf course effectively.
Golf Mental Game Books
If you want to take your golf game to the next level, you need to read mental game books. These help you strategize and quiet the mind out there on the course!
Golf Instructional Books
Golf instructional books are great for beginners and advanced golfers to learn how the golf swing works at a deeper level.
Golf simulators are all the hype and can be a great way to get instant feedback on your game or even just enjoy yourself more.
Golf Swing Drills
Developing a sound golf swing is very difficult without great drills to use. Here are some tour-proven full swing drills to help you out.
Golf Training Aids
Some training aids are gimmicky, but others can be a great way to improve your golf game. Here are my favorites.
Short Game Drills
These short game drills will have you striking your chip shots clean with tons of spin and accuracy!
Short Game Fundamentals
Making a smooth and powerful transition is arguably the most challenging part of the entire golf swing. Here are my favorite drills that help you nail it.
Golf Shot Trackers
With a great shot tracker, you can track your rounds automatically and review your statistics on the go to improve your game.
Looking for the best golf grips for your clubs? Don't know what size to go with? Here are my thoughts on finding a grip you can trust.
Find a driver that puts you in the fairway, adds distance, and drops your scores instantly. You need a driver that works for you.
Find a fairway wood that puts you in the fairway and can be hit off the deck easily. A 3-wood you can trust is a game changer under pressure.
Learn how to purchase the best golf irons for your game with my in-depth reviews and recommendations.
Learn how to purchase the best golf balls for your game with my in-depth reviews and recommendations.
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Golf Video Analysis
Data-driven golf is my way to describe any swing philosophy, course strategy, or tactic that uses data as the primary method for improvement.
As golfers, we have a love-hate relationship with the "quick tip". While they won't solve all your golfing woes, we all need them once in a while.
If you like geeking out about golf, you're in the right spot. Here are all my articles with "too much detail" for most, but not for YOU.