2017

  • Master every club in your bag

    Monday, 4 December 2017

    To get more out of your clubs, tailor your approach to each. TG Top 50 coach Chris Ryan shows you how... While we tend to group golf technique into one desirable set of rules, the fact is that your set of clubs consists of a range of weapons, designed to achieve differing objectives and demanding different key skills. Here, TG Top 50...

  • Should I tee up with a wedge on a par 3?

    Wednesday, 29 November 2017

    In our biggest questions answered series, we decided to settle the debate- should you tee it up with a wedge on a Par 3? You know all that stuff about it being better to hit your short irons off the ground on par 3s because the ground is where you practise hitting them from? Well, renowned golf coach Dave Pelz isn't...

  • David Leadbetter: How to improve your consistency with 3 simple drills

    Monday, 6 November 2017

    We can all hit good shots; it's hitting them regularly that matters. How do you achieve more consistency? David Leadbetter knows...  Legendary coach David Leadbetter says he hasn't come across the perfect swing yet, and doesn't think he ever will. "If we were all built the same, maybe you could find the perfect swing," he explains. "As it is, everyone is different...

  • Martin Kaymer: 10 Rules for lower scores

    Friday, 3 November 2017

    Two-time major winner Martin Kaymer shares his best tips, from driver to putter In this tutorial, European Tour Professional Martin Kaymer gives you his top 10 tips. This piece comes from our sister magazine, Golf World. For subscriptions - click here 1. Go to your comfort shot to find the fairway If I absolutely have to hit the fairway, I ask myself what do...

  • Playing lesson or range lesson – what’s better?

    Tuesday, 31 October 2017

    In our 'golf's biggest questions answered series', we put the question to Henrik Stenson's coach Pete Cowen - is a range lesson or a playing lesson better for your game? Most of us would really only consider a lesson on the range, and a big part of that is because you always feel like you hit it better on the range.

  • Should my swing look textbook?

    Monday, 30 October 2017

    Find out why our TG Top 50 coach Karl Morris think you should focus less on how your swing looks and more on how it works. So tell me, who has the best swing in golf? I suspect right now your mind's eye is probably focusing on Adam Scott, Ernie Els, Louis Oosthuizen, Rory perhaps. I further suspect it hasn't alighted on...

  • Hit your more fairways and greens: An eight-step guide

    Monday, 16 October 2017

    You are just eight steps away from hitting more fairways and greens Hitting fairways and greens is the bedrock of a solid score; you'll never score well if you're constantly chipping out of the trees, or trying to get up and down for par. In this article you will see a phrase – 'stable clubhead' – make an regular appearance. That's because...

  • Mind Games: Corral your swing thoughts

    Monday, 16 October 2017

    How to stop your mid-swing brainwork sabotaging your play out on the course This tip comes from TG Top 50 coach Karl Morris, who has worked with Major winners including McDowell and Oosthuizen. Find out more www.themindfactor.com  So you've played beautifully, five under your handicap... and all because of one little thought you've been telling yourself throughout the round. "Back to target",...

  • 7 Escape shots to get you out of trouble

    Wednesday, 11 October 2017

    Seven foolproof escape shots that will help get you out of trouble on the golf course and eliminate running up a horror-score Escape shots hold your round together. Yes, booming drives and towering iron shots usually get the credit for a good score; but it's your ability to recover from trouble that keeps those card-ruining big numbers at bay. If you can...