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
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The golf swing transition is one of the most critical points in the swing and for consistent ball-striking. You can have a short or long swing, flat or upright, slow or fast but if your transition is a mess, the end result isn’t going to be great. I am not generally a fan of getting… Read More »Golf Swing Transition-How to Get it Right
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
My golf swing has never really had a huge movement off the ball and back, but I have noticed over the last year or two that I don’t always stay as far on top of the ball s I would like, especially towards the end of a round when I am a bit tired. I… Read More »How to Stop Sway in the Golf Swing
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 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
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
When I was young and starting playing golf, I didn’t really think about handicap. In fact, I am not even sure if that meant anything to me at all. I took a few lessons from the local pro with the other kids. I watched Seve, Faldo and the rest on TV. I didn’t play in… Read More »Plus Handicap Golfers:Golfing Untouchables?
The three wood is a funny club. It is almost certainly the hardest to hit in the bag and yet some golfers swear by it and you struggle to get it out of their hands (here’s looking at you Henrik Stenson) It is really one of the least versatile clubs in the bag too and… Read More »3-Wood Lofts: Adapted for the Average Golfer?
You pick that lovely forgiving hybrid out of the bag, set up behind the ball with visions of seeing it fly high and handsome to the green, try to block out that new swing thought you picked up from a guy on YouTube, take the club back and through…..and see the ball scuttle 80 yards… Read More »Stop Topping Hybrids