Your most important golf lesson...
The ultimate step-by-step guide to building a sound, repeatable golf game.
Many golfers say that the most important golf lesson they ever take is the first one. The lesson where a PGA professional shows you how to hold the club, stand to the ball, make a swing and with a bit of luck hit the shot. These basics of golf are so important, but how often after that initial golf lesson do we ever think about them? In most cases the answer is never!
Whether you are an absolute beginner, part-time player or avid fanatic a sound knowledge of the basics of golf is crucial if you want to improve. That’s why we’ve devised this ‘Back to Basics’ golf lesson booklet.
It covers all the essential elements of the golf game from tee to green that you need to understand if you are to play to your potential and enjoy your golf more.
The good news is that the basic techniques for all the different shots in golf don’t vary that much – yes there are crucial differences, but in most cases the grip, stance and posture are the same or very similar.
Remember, the basics really don’t just apply to beginners. Even the greatest players in the world are constantly checking those fundamentals to make sure their golf swing is sound.
Now’s the perfect time to refine your golf swing and sharpen up your chipping & pitching skills before the new golfing season starts. So what are you waiting for? Take this guide to the driving range or out on the golf course to help you with your practice and get ‘Back to Basics’. Good luck!
Golf Lesson eMag Contents
Get this key part of the game right and the rest is easy (ish)!
Stand and deliver! Make sure you set up correctly.
12 BALL POSITION
Where to place the ball in your stance for each club.
Get into an athletic address position, ready to hit the shot.
Zoom in on your target to hit more accurate shots.
The fundamental moves from the takeaway to the finish.
Understanding where the club should be at the moment it strikes the ball.
24 ROUGH RECOVERY
How to get out of those tricky lies in deep grass.
26 PUTTING GRIP
A step-by-step guide to forming the putter grip correctly.
28 HOLE MORE PUTTS
The correct stance and the correct stroke to roll the ball into the hole.
32 GREEN READING
Make frustrating three-putts a thing of the past by learning to read greens better.
34 BEAT BUNKERS
The basics you need to splash the ball out of a greenside trap.
38 CHIP IT CLOSER
How to chip the ball onto the green with consistency.
42 FAIRWAY BUNKER
The keys to playing those tricky long bunker shots from the fairway.
46 PITCH PRACTICE
See the killer drills that will help you knock approach shots near the pin.