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To ensure solid contact you'll need to check your shoulders, feet and arms. You want to take every advantage of down wind conditions. Tight Lie; Short Shot. This will allow you to catch the ball on the up swing and launch the ball. The Knockdown with Alan Shipnuck

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In this Champions Tour player's eyes, who just notched his fourth win in the last year, he's legal. He says it's time to listen up. I could talk for weeks about my year infatuation with all things putting.

Different bunker shots require different technique. When you're backed up to 30 or 40 yards away, remember to swing big and extend. You'll rarely see pros make a full, all-out swing with their wedges or short irons. They usually dial it down to 75 or 80 percent of their full tempo. To ensure solid contact you'll need to check your shoulders, feet and arms.

Only then can you think about sniping the green. Receive insider analysis, swing tips, equipment news, special offers and much more. The teams are set, but how will the pairings shake out?

Rose has always been a ballstriking savant, using pressure instead of raw muscle to compress the ball on every swing. Receive insider analysis, swing tips, equipment news, special offers and much more. When the best golfers in the world ditch their 2-irons for hotter, easier-to-hit driving irons, it's safe to say it's a trend.

The new full line of clubs are Cobra's lightest and fastest yet, leading to improved distance gains over previous models without a loss in forgiveness. Was it Tony Finau's consistency or Bradley's balky putter? Alan Shipnuck answers that and chooses between Rory's driver and Tiger's irons.

Frantic travel, lizards the size of staff bags and purses the size of peanuts. It's also loaded with talent and dreams. You've played for years but haven't improved. All the putting tips in the world are useless if you don't know how to grip your putter. Watch this video to learn how to craft the perfect putting grip. Our 18th biennial celebration of the Top Courses in the U.

Text by Joe Passov.