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Lay-up Shots: Great in Theory, but…

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Lay-up Shots: Great in Theory, but…

Ever heard of the concept of lay-up distances for pitching? The notion that you should attempt to hit your pitch shots to the green from a preferred distance? Great idea in theory.  In practice forget about it. I know this advice goes against an extremely popular course strategy concept; that if you hit your pitch […]

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Don’t Waste your Money on Coaching

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Don’t Waste your Money on Coaching

I have a  programme on my website which I can use to help people searching for my material online.  The programme itself doesn’t do anything unless I use it correctly.  Learning golf is the same.  If you want to get better through coaching, you need to practice to reinforce the learning. Without practice, within a […]

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Practice Principles: getting the most from your practice

We all have a limited amount of time to practice.  It is therefore critical to get the most from your practice.  These practice principles are reinforced to me every day watching how golfers of all standards go about their practice.  Unfortunately most of it is both ineffective and inefficient. Practice Principles Have an objective that […]

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Shave Shots off your Score

Shave Shots off your Score

Your short game makes up 60% of your scoring shots.  This drill will make a big impact on your ability to shoot lower scores. Install this web app on your Android: Tap menu, more options, and then Add Shortcut To Homescreen.×

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Perfect Bunker Shots

Perfect Bunker Shots

Use these two drills to help create ideal contact for your bunker shots. Install this web app on your Android: Tap menu, more options, and then Add Shortcut To Homescreen.×

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One-Armed Chipping

One-Armed Chipping

Chipping with one arm will show up faults in your technique which could be produced by one hand or the other.  It will also improve your overall chipping. Install this web app on your Android: Tap menu, more options, and then Add Shortcut To Homescreen.×

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Compass putting drill

Compass putting drill

Competitive golf shouldn’t be limited to the golf course.  Drills like this one keep you focussed and allow you to monitor your progress.  Do this drill every practice session and your short putting will definitely improve. Install this web app on your Android: Tap menu, more options, and then Add Shortcut To Homescreen.×

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Creative Chipping

Creative Chipping

You may never hit chip shots with all the clubs in your bag, however if you practice it you will improve everything. Install this web app on your Android: Tap menu, more options, and then Add Shortcut To Homescreen.×

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Better Pitching Practice

Better Pitching Practice

The majority of shots occur within 40 metres of the pin. Pitch shots account for quite a few each round. Improving your pitching practice will lead to lower scores. Install this web app on your Android: Tap menu, more options, and then Add Shortcut To Homescreen.×

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The 80/20 Rule Applied to Golf

The 80/20 Rule Applied to Golf

All your practice should be geared toward creating a transfer of your best practice form to the golf course.  Smart golfers realise this and that’s why they spend a lot of time in activities designed to build pressure in practice; to replicate on-course situations. Most golfers complain they leave their best shots on the range. […]

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