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Nicholas

I have been a keen golfer for over three decades. Over that time, I have tried almost everything on the market in terms of equipment. I am particularly interested in single length irons and minimalist golf and would consider myself an expert on both.

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The Golf Vanity Cap

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We recently talked about the golf sandbagger, that notorious scoundrel who deliberately manipulates his handicap upwards in order to get more shots and win competitions with an unfair advantage. But did you know that the exact opposite also exists? There are probably just as many golfers who have a golf vanity cap as those whose… Read More »The Golf Vanity Cap

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Golf Sandbaggers

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The aim of the golf handicapping system is relatively simple: take golfers of widely varying experience and ability and make the game fair for everyone. In theory, a neophyte can play against Tiger woods and there is a way of comparing them. The score of an 18 handicapper and a 36 handicapper can be adjusted… Read More »Golf Sandbaggers

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How to Become a Scratch Golfer

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How to become a scratch golfer? Easy, just don’t get any bogeys! Seriously though, I have been giving a bit of thought to this recently and I think that there are a few key tips that are useful, regardless of if we are knocking on the door of scratch or still trying to break 100.… Read More »How to Become a Scratch Golfer

5 Short Game Drills

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The fastest way to improve quickly on the course is through intelligent practice. This is true for all parts of the game from tee to green. If you are looking for a few ideas to get better as you get closer to the flag stick, here are 5 short game drills you can try. 1)… Read More »5 Short Game Drills

Downhill Lies in Golf

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Out of all the different places you can find your ball on the course, I find downhill lies in golf to be amongst the most annoying. Playing with my feet above or below the ball can be tricky and I have hit my fair share of horror shots from this sort of position. However, I… Read More »Downhill Lies in Golf

Hitting out of the Rough

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Hitting out of the rough isn’t the same as finding yourself in a fairway bunker but it isn’t quite the same as that perfect lie in the middle of the fairway either. This can affect everything from club choice to the type of shot you should try to hit. Here are a few things to… Read More »Hitting out of the Rough

Drivers for Senior Citizens

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There are undoubtedly a lot of frustrating parts to getting older. As far as golf is concerned, the big one is loss of distance. That 7 iron becomes a six then a five and probably a hybrid. There isn’t really a lot you can do about this and to be honest, something like a modern… Read More »Drivers for Senior Citizens