Golf is a game of possibilities. Lay up or take on a forced carry? Fly it to the flag or run it up the green? Nowhere is this more obvious than when you play the longest holes on a course. What is the best way to play a par five? The answer is obviously ‘it… Read More »What is the Best Way to Play a Par Five?
How to play better golf by thinking your way around the course.
The driver, along with the putter, can be the most divisive club in the bag. Some golfers love it and can’t wait to get it out of the bag. Others will do anything to avoid it. Many of us will move from one category to another other their golfing lifetime. This is the case for… Read More »Picking a Golf Driver Replacement
I was playing recently with a few friends and was struck by the differences in what happens before any of us actually hit a shot. From those who follow the Arnold, “hit it, find it, hit it again” style of golf, to others who look like they may have fallen asleep addressing the ball, there… Read More »Building a Pre-shot Golf Routine
The wedges are often called the scoring clubs for good reason. Get them dialed in and you are going to be looking at some short putts to make birdie, par or whatever, depending on your level. However, if your approach wedge distances are off, there is very little chance of scoring well. This is an… Read More »Approach Wedge Distances: Get it Right
For many golfers, the tee box on a par four or five means one thing and one thing only, time to let the big dog out of the bag! There is no ‘choosing the right club’ it is driver and nothing else! As someone who has had an up and down relationship with my driver… Read More »Teeing off with Irons
Getting people to try single length irons is generally fairly easy. When I had one of my sets in the bag, people were always keen to have a swing and see what they thought. That is a good thing in my opinion. It makes no difference to me what people play. I don’t make or… Read More »Chipping with Single Length Irons
Analyse your game Avoid mindless practice Cut out the disaster holes “I am happy with my level and I really don’t need to improve” is something you will hear from no golfer ever. Whether you are trying to get under a hundred, looking for your first bogey round, heading for single figures or trying to… Read More »How to Get Better in Golf
Putting is a bit a sensitive issue with me as you might have seen after my series on the yips. It isn’t exactly that I am a bad putter. I feel like I am occasionally very good, but success on the greens is a fragile thing. One bad day (or in fact one bad putt)… Read More »How to Read the Green in Golf
Breaking 100 for the first time seems like a long time ago. I have been through breaking 90, then breaking 80 and one day it would be nice to finally break 70 (but I am not holding my breath!) This being said, it can be easy to forget the struggles of getting a score with… Read More »Golf How to Break 100
In the world of the golf advertising executive, distance is king. I would guess that the fastest way to lose your job in that particular role would be to push the “slightly shorter than last year’s model” tagline. While distance is certainly overrated as an absolute, knowing how far you hit your clubs is crucial… Read More »Golf Club Distance Calculator