Golf instructors

Welcome back Jon July 15, 2018 3:03 pm

World of Golf London is delighted to welcome back Master Professional Jon Woodroffe. Jon is simply the most experienced golf coach for beginners in the UK. Over the past 38 years, he has helped over 25,000 new players take up the game through beginners group lessons . His infectious enthusiasm for introducing people to the sport is legendary. Whether you... View Article

A drill for good posture Posture at set up. Try this drill on the range. January 16, 2018 9:52 am

By Jon Woodroofe – Master Professional, World of Golf London In my experience, it’s a fact that the ladies are nearly always brilliant at achieving a  good posture at set up. While the men, particularly the taller men, are often extremely bad at this. Indeed, watching some men set up, I sometimes feel they have taken their cue from Quasimodo! The... View Article

Duncan Woolger My Magic Moment in 2017 November 25, 2017 8:43 am

Was it a shot they saw in a major tournament, a lesson they gave to one of their customers, when they teed off on a golf course they had always wanted to play at, or maybe they met one of their golfing heroes for the first time? World of Golf London teaching professional pick their moment from 2017 that will... View Article

Smash factor in golf It’s all about the SMASH! September 12, 2017 3:22 pm

By World of Golf London Master Professional, Ian Clark One of the biggest differences between the very best players and the weekend golfer, is the better player’s ability to hit the ball in the dead centre of the club face every time. And to do it with high club head speed. Club speed plus point of impact is measured using... View Article

Justin Rose Olympic Champion My golfing hero is… Justin Rose August 15, 2017 6:45 am

By World of Golf London teaching professional, Harry Scott English golfers have done very well over the last few years, none more so than Justin Rose. But it wasn’t always that way for him. I first became aware of Justin Rose, like most people did I guess, when I watched him hole an unlikely shot on the 18th of the... View Article

My golfing hero is… John Daly July 24, 2017 8:05 am

By World of Golf London Teaching Professional, Kevin McDonald His nickname was “Wild Thing” and I loved his carefree, gung-ho style of playing. The game of golf was brightened up dramatically when he burst onto the scene, sneaking into the 1991 USPGA Championship at Crooked Stick Indiana, as a last-minute reserve. He drove through the night to get there, teed... View Article

Ernie Els My golfing hero is…Ernie Els July 12, 2017 6:46 am

By World of Golf London Teaching Professional, Andrew Hillman I learned my craft as a junior at the Grahamstown Golf Club back in South Africa. As a young golf enthusiast, I remember admiring the traits and skills of many past major champions, from Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Tom Watson to Fred Couples and Seve Ballesteros. But my real hero was... View Article

How to get backspin: 6 things you can do July 7, 2017 6:50 am

By World of Golf London Master Professional, Jon Woodroffe I am often asked: “how do I get backspin on the ball when I am chipping onto the green?” My answer is always the same – hit the ball properly!! Every single shot you hit, that gets airborne, has got backspin on it. Even with a driver. When chipping, most people are... View Article

My golfing hero Tony Jacklin My golfing hero is…Tony Jacklin June 26, 2017 2:00 pm

By World of Golf London Master Professional, Jon Woodroffe  Tony Jacklin was in his pomp at the time I began playing in 1971 and was a huge influence on the game and on me. He had won The Open in 1969 and followed this by winning The US Open the next year, the first British player to do so since... View Article

Tiger's chip at the Masters Masters Memories April 7, 2017 10:43 am

This season’s Masters is upon us and we wait in eager anticipation for the drama to unfold. The tournament has a special place in the heart of all golfing fans for so many reasons. It signals the start of the golf season; the course is stunning and the history of the event is full of magical memories. We invited the... View Article