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Hitting the Lob Shot

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hitting the lob shot

I have written quite a bit about finding solutions around the green and playing the percentages. This might mean using the bump and run as often as possible or even investing in a chipper. I think these are examples for smart thinking for many golfers if you are looking to keep big numbers off the… Read More »Hitting the Lob Shot

Single Length Long Irons

single length long irons

Back to one of my favourite subjects today with one length irons. I think I have said everything I can about my experiences with them and then I realise that this is actually miles from the truth! I was talking to a friend about clubs between driver and the iron set the other day and… Read More »Single Length Long Irons

One-plane Golf Swing

one plane golf swing

One of my favourite subjects is that of single length irons. I have written about what I perceive to be their advantages and disadvantages as well as things that come from my experience with them. One of the associations people have with single length is the idea of a one-plane golf swing. I understand why… Read More »One-plane Golf Swing

Golf Ball Flight Laws

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There is a lot of misunderstanding about what makes the ball do what it does after it has been struck. In fact, some of this comes from the traditional view of the ball flight laws before modern tech like flightscope and trackman really told us what is going on with the club face and path… Read More »Golf Ball Flight Laws

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

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

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