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
Getting better at golf
If you are halfway serious about getting better at golf, you are going to be putting in some sort of effort on practising. It isn’t realistic to simply turn up at the weekend and expect to see constant progress. There are plenty of choices of things to work on whether it is putting, the short… Read More »Why I (Usually) Don’t Use Golf Practice Mats
If you watch PGA golfers, especially in slow motion, there is something deeply satisfying about seeing that ball first contact followed by a beaver pelt divot being cut away after the ball. It just seems like the mark of a good golfer. Ball first, divot after. As a golfer who doesn’t take huge divots, I… Read More »Do Divots Matter?
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
One of the frustrations of the average golfer is actually being able to play as much as we would like. For example, I have managed to get to the course twice in the last couple of months! For someone who writes about the game and certainly ticks the golf obsessive box, this is a crazy… Read More »Effective Golf Backyard Practice
Putting is, unfortunately, a bit of an issue for me. I have moments when I feel like I can hole anything but these are few are far between. Far more common for me is the desire to snap my putter in two and simply pick the ball up when I get on the green, In… Read More »How to be a Better Putter
A top might just be the most common beginner miss in golf. Seeing the ball scuttling along the ground is a common sight on golf courses everywhere. It does tend to get less common with better golfers. As we improve, we get our fair share of thin shots but the stone-cold top isn’t a regular… Read More »How to Stop Topping the Ball
My putting can probably best be described as streaky. I have made some great putts but I also break out in a cold sweat whenever I find myself standing over a 2 footer. There is nothing I like less than the idea of a ‘tap in’. For me, this would have to hover over the… Read More »What is a Proper Putter Stroke?
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
I am a fairly passionate golfer. You might even call me obsessed given that I spend a lot of times reading and writing about golf. I don’t actually spend as much time on the course as you might think though. In the Summer, I certainly golf more but it is not actually that uncommon for… Read More »How to Practice Golf at Home