Tip of the month

Feet Together Drill July 1, 2015 5:45 pm

The simplest exercise often can be the most effective and this is certainly the case with the feet together drill. You do exactly what it says on the tin. You put your feet together tightly, so that your toes, heels, ankles and knees are pressed together.

Make the Fairway Twice the Size June 1, 2015 5:50 pm

If you have a tendency to slice or hook your drive then without making any adjustment to your golf swing you can double the size of the fairway you are aiming at. Let us take the example of if you have a slice to the right and your fairway is 50 yards wide.

Aiming Straight May 1, 2015 5:56 pm

As you set up to the golf ball you will always be affected in your judgement as to whether you are aiming correctly by looking along your shoulders at the target. This is unavoidable as your head and eyes are so close to your shoulders. Unfortunately when you are setting up to the golf ball there are 3 things that will naturally tend to get you aiming incorrectly, this is particularly true when driving off the tee.

Easy reminders for tricky lies April 1, 2015 6:03 pm

When the ball is not on level ground on the golf course you can see the golfer trying desperately to remember the adjustments they are supposed to make to allow for this, and not only is there confusion, but it will take ages, so here are a couple of fool proof, quick ways to remember what to do.

Interlocking Grip March 1, 2015 6:09 pm

How you connect the hands on the grip of the golf club is nowhere near as important as the position that those hands are placed on the club. There are generally 3 accepted ways of connecting the hands, the interlocking, the overlap and the split handed or as it is also called the Baseball grip.

Getting under the ball February 1, 2015 6:13 pm

I think I am living proof that you do not need a brain to be a golfer; in fact it can be a considerable handicap. The danger is that we think logically about things so when the golf ball is not lifting in the air off the fairway, you are likely to use the immortal phrase “I am not getting under the ball”.

Practice Pitching to a Small Target December 10, 2014 6:16 pm

If you get the chance to practice your approach shots to the green then I would recommend this drill as a great way to hone your skill and challenge your ability.

Plugged Bunker Shots November 1, 2014 6:20 pm

As if it wasn’t bad enough getting stuck in a bunker with a huge great lip on it anyway, but then to find that your ball has buried itself in as if taking cover from the enemy. So when you get a plugged lie such as the one in the picture, don’t abandon all hope just yet.

Get Your Kids into Golf the Fun Way October 1, 2014 6:25 pm

If you are looking to get your kids started on golf, make sure they have fun. I know this may sound obvious, but as teaching professionals at World of Golf we so often see the parent that is dying to have their son or daughter become their pension fund from golf winnings.

Need for speed!! September 1, 2014 6:34 pm

Every golfer you speak to is looking for more distance in their game. There are many factors which can create more distance in your game, the one all amateurs look at is new clubs and there is no denying correctly fitted golf clubs can give you more distance, the one we forget is our bodies and how it moves.