July 21, 2017

The impact of a lie angle that is 1° too upright could be an #8 iron approach going 4 metres further left of the target than it should have.  That could be off the green, or in the bunker, or even in the water.  The only fault of yours was that your clubs aren't proper...

July 7, 2017

If you’ve got short-game practice time with a friend or family member, then make it more fun with a Par 18 Challenge.

This will test how well you’re likely to transfer the short-game skills you’ve improved out to the golf course.

You have 9 holes from 9 locations.  Thre...

April 17, 2017

A lot is made each year of groove technology in Wedges.  Sharper, more precise grooves offering even more spin and control. 
That does rather divert us from the real issue with grooves.  They wear.

Already after 18 months of average use, the ball is rolling out nea...

January 15, 2017

Is it in the mind, technique, equipment, or all of the above?

Belly and Longer Putters were usually adopted by golfers who were inclined to twitch their way to too many Putts over 18 holes. The regulators decided that it removed some of the skill and should no longer be...

September 12, 2016

If you're a mid, or even higher handicap golfer and you're keen to lower your handicap, the quickest route to that result is to sharpen up your short game around the green.

David is a reasonable golfer.  He hits down the fairway nicely and gets most approach shots down...

September 4, 2016

Another quick tip from Head Professional Heath Bensted, this time he's looking at how to improve your accuracy on 4-5ft putts.  These are the ones that hurt the most when you miss them, so get practising using this easy tip.

August 29, 2016

If you’re a touring Professional, you’re consistently hitting the face of the Putter in about a 6mm range of the sweet spot.  Your control of distance and accuracy is exceptional.

However, if like most of us, you’re a regular golfer, as soon as you’re hitting Putts that...

June 6, 2016

Add more versatility to your short game with new Titleist Vokey SM6 Wedges.  The all new Progressive Centre of Gravity (CG) technology in the Vokey SM6 Wedges aligns the CG of each loft with its specific impact position for improved distance control.

"If you're loo...

May 23, 2016

This is one of the best examples of written instruction causing confusion.
It’s interpreted by most as meaning take your grip and then rotate the gripped club to open the face.

Every golfer can learn how to play good bunker shots.  There are some simple fundamentals tha...

May 16, 2016

Callaway Mack Daddy 3 Milled Wedges

As you will see in the above image, the Grind on the middle wedge (‘W’ Grind) is wider than the two alternatives (the ‘C’ and ‘S’ Grind).  Along with the bounce angle the wider sole width offer ‘more bounce’ (or more sole) to prevent...

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