May

  • To get better at golf, have an end result in mind

    Written by Karl Morris on Thursday, 12 August 2021

    Tweaking your golf swing without having an end goal in mind is a recipe for disaster. Judging by the bulging diaries my PGA professional colleagues have been showing me, it seems like the entire UK golfing community emerged from lockdown by taking a lesson. No harm in that, you might think. And yet, it has set the alarm bells ringing. Lessons, of...

  • Should golf tour pros really be our role models?

    Written by Karl Morris on Thursday, 27 May 2021

    They are heroes to millions, but golf tour pros don’t always make the best role models… Has Bryson DeChambeau struck the longest ever drive on the PGA Tour? Actually, he’s barely halfway. American Carl Cooper hit one 787 yards in 1992. And yes, there was a cart path involved. Genuine feats of power are not exactly new to golf either. Some of...

  • How to stop fatting your golf irons

    Written by Andy Gordon on Friday, 7 May 2021

    Too much hip rotation in the golf downswing is a common cause of heavy (or fat) iron shots. Here’s how to avoid it… 1. Top of backswing The best golfers shift the lead knee and hip towards the target even before the club starts changing direction into the downswing. The weight is moving forwards before you’ve really completed the backswing. RELATED: Best Golf...