Tip of the month

Wedge practice Remember to bring your wedge February 5, 2024 10:59 am

We are getting closer to the start of the golf season. The evenings are drawing out and hopefully you are getting some good work on your golf at the range.  Here’s a big tip: don’t forget some wedge practice during this pre season brush up. It doesn’t matter if you are Rory McIlroy or newly enthralled with the game. At... View Article

golf improvement lessons Golf improvement lessons – a success story January 5, 2024 11:27 am

We love a success story here at World of Golf and Richard Ogle has certainly had a very successful golfing year in 2023. Richard has taken advantage of the incredible value that our group golf improvement lessons offer. The classes run for 6 weeks and each class is for an hour. There is a maximum of 6 people in a... View Article

Beginners Golf Lessons Now is the time to hone your game January 4, 2024 8:51 am

This is a tantalising time of the year. We are well past the shortest day and those balmy summer evenings playing 9 holes after work are on the horizon. But the prospect of the coldest month of the year, February, is looming large. This year, why not get ahead of the game and get your golf sharper before the weather... View Article

top of backswing Quick fixes for topping the ball August 3, 2023 9:02 am

This is more the domain of the novice golfer, but it can happen to anyone and is very debilitating to your score. Here are my quick fix tips for topping the ball.  I advise doing them in the order suggested till the problem stops. Stand closer to the ball. Let your arms hang vertically down from your shoulders and then... View Article

Fix a golf hook Quick Fix for Hooking July 1, 2023 10:11 am

If I open with the statement that I like hookers, I might get in trouble! Let me qualify that by saying, I like people that hit their golf balls to the left with curvature. For left handers, this would be …. to the right with curvature. Why do I like them? Well, these rare beasts are simple to cure as... View Article

Pat Gilham physio Warm up before you tee off June 21, 2023 6:18 am

Why should you warm up before you tee off? Well, you might be interested to know that 86% of low-handicap players warm-up before they hit balls, compared with only 29% of high-handicap players?  Not only will a warm-up reduce your risk of injury, it can increase your carry distance by 4 yards, and driving accuracy by 6 yards. That could... View Article

golf watch How to use your golf watch May 1, 2023 3:30 pm

The wearable technology these days is magnificent. Even a dinosaur like me is getting to love it. In my day, you had to hope that the 100, 150 and 200-yard marker posts at the edge of the fairway hadn’t disappeared to have any idea of the distance to the flag. Nowadays the golf watch is making choosing the club so... View Article

Fitter and stronger Being fitter and stronger means better golf! April 1, 2023 7:49 am

There’s a reason why the majority of touring professionals now work very hard on their gym fitness – it leads to significant performance improvements! It’s simple – the more force you can produce and the quicker you can produce it, the further and more accurate you can hit the ball. For every 1mph of clubhead speed you can produce, this... View Article

Fix for the slice Quick Fixes for the Slice March 1, 2023 3:16 pm

As 85% of golfers in the world suffer from the slice, I know I am onto a winner with this one. When you look at it there are only 2 reasons the golf ball will bend away to the right. Firstly if the clubface is aiming that way when you hit the ball and the other is if you are... View Article

Pat Gilham physio How to be smarter on the range to prevent injury! February 3, 2023 12:45 pm

This month we feature some more helpful tips from our resident physiotherapist at World of Golf London, Pat Gilham – Warm-up before you hit. – Avoid large spikes in the number of balls you hit per practice or the time you hit for. Be gradual week after week. Start with 50-80 balls or 30-45min, and build each week. – Don’t... View Article