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Want to work on your swing this winter? Check out these training aids that’ll help you stripe it on the course.
Welcome to GOLF’s 2022 edition of the Best of Everything, where we’re providing you with the, well… best of everything! In this edition, we take a close look at our favorite putting training aids. Check out our picks below or browse more items in our Pro Shop.
Sad as it may be, golf’s offseason is closing in. The leaves have turned, the temps have dropped and your clubs are getting less and less use. It’s the worst time of the year for golf fanatics, but the offseason does present an opportunity — one for you to improve your game.
Weather might limit the amount of time you can play over the next few months, but that doesn’t mean your game has to suffer. Instead, you can use the offseason to get in some quality practice and fine-tune your swing for the season ahead.
The best way to do that is by investing in some quality training aids. It can be frustrating to make a swing change during the season, but now that things have slowed down, it’s the perfect time to buy a training aid and iron out the kinks in your swing before spring.
Below, we’ve highlighted some of our favorites from this year, and ones that we think can improve your swing for the upcoming season. Keep reading to check them out, or head on over to GOLF.com’s Pro Shop for even more options.
Shifting your pressure during the swing can be a difficult task, but this training aid makes it a little bit easier. All you need to do is throw it on the ground and stand on it while hitting balls to get the proper feel for pressure shift during your swing.
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This easy-to-use training aid is great for seeing your club path through impact. All you need to do is throw it on the ground and hit some shots. You’ll quickly become acquainted with your swing path and figure out if you’re headed in the right direction.
If you want a little more data about your swing, check out the Rapsodo Mobile Launch Monitor. The device uses your phone to provide instant feedback on your swing — much like a commercial launch monitor — but does so at a fraction of the price.
Need some extra power in your swing? Check out the Power SwingFan. This aid uses air resistance as you swing through impact to help you build up swing speed. One offseason with this and you’ll be dropping bombs like Bryson.
If you want to add some serious speed to your swing — and in little time — look no further than the Stack Speed System training aid. This dynamic speed training formulated by Dr. Sasho MacKenzie will make you faster than ever.
This training aid is perfect for adding a little fun to your practice routine. Chippo combines your golf practice with a game of cornhole. Best of all, it uses foam practice balls so you can get some practice done in the comfort of your own home — just watch out for the lamps!
Getting swing speed takes serious work, but this swing trainer makes it easy. All you have to do is follow their 30-day program and you can add clubhead speed and extra yards on the course.
The swing arc is an easy-to-use, versatile training aid that will help teach you how to find the proper path for any shot shape. Just throw it on the ground and follow the path and you’ll be carving draws and ripping fades in no time.
Do you struggle to find someone to film your swing when at the range? If so, the GPOD is perfect for you. The GPOD is easy to stake in the ground behind you so you can mount your phone and get a good look at your swing.
Zephyr Melton is an assistant editor for GOLF.com where he spends his days blogging, producing and editing. Prior to joining the team at GOLF.com, he attended the University of Texas followed by stops with Team USA, the Green Bay Packers and the PGA Tour. He assists on all things instruction and covers amateur and women’s golf.
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