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golf grip Back to basics: grip pressure - Prior to each shot, the very first thing we do is take hold of the golf club. Unfortunately, in most cases, we have already made a big error, by holding the golf club as if it were my throat!!! If you watch other sports, you can see how hard the protagonists work to reduce the... View Article
2021 Championship Predictions - After a year like no other, Jon Woodroffe ponders on his predictions for the big tournaments in 2021. If last year was a golf hole, then we started with a reasonable drive, followed by a shank out of bounds. We continued with a mildly mis-hit fairway wood that crawled towards the green. Then we duffed... View Article
Review of the golfing year 2020 - Our resident Master Professional Jon Woodroffe takes a look back at a different kind of year. The expression ‘2020 vision’ means perfect. I think we can all agree this year has proved to be as far from that as you can imagine! We all know the bad bits, so I wanted to make my review... View Article
Masters misgivings come to nothing - The long awaited 2020 Masters came with many worries. Would Bryson De Chambeau overpower the great golf course? Would Augusta look as beautiful in the autumn? Would the lack of crowds diminish the atmosphere on the back 9 on Sunday?   Well, let us look at the first one. As a 5-foot 6-inch golf professional... View Article
Christmas Opening Hours World of Golf London Christmas Opening Hours - Back to normal on Saturday January 2nd.
golfing accessories My favourite golfing accessories - Here are my favourite five golfing accessories. Bearing in mind I started playing in 1971, so some of these have been around a while. 1. The dual strap carry bag I have always preferred to carry my golf bag, even as a senior player. It’s actually more energy efficient. For example, you walk over tees... View Article
Gentle fade golf shot What’s your ‘Go To’ Shot? - One of the biggest frustrations of this game is that you cannot play the same all the time. We are all looking for the same thing: consistency. Well, I hate to burst your bubble, but you will never achieve it. Sorry. Every golfer, no matter what their standard, gets fed up with their lack of... View Article
Reverse Pivot drill from Jon Woodroffe Reverse Pivot Drill - This is a personal one as I have suffered with this swing ailment: the reverse pivot. To cure it, I have used the drill I am going to show you and found it to be very helpful. The reverse pivot is exactly as it sounds, pivoting well, but in the reverse direction to which you... View Article
Observing the golf swing Do it wrong, then do it right! - One of the effects of the new restrictions for us golf professionals is that we now cannot grab hold of a golfer and pull them into the positions we want them to get in. When we do this, we can help a student feel what is required. It is a great way to learn. As... View Article
golf slice Stop the slice NOW! - If you are unlucky enough to have suffered with a slice for a long time, here’s some advice to help you stop this common fault NOW. Consciously or not, you are probably compensating for the slice and accordingly making things worse. You will either be aiming left (for a right-handed golfer), or even more dangerous,... View Article