2008

  • Increase Driving Distance

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    So you've watched my first driving tip on keeping your legs flexed in the swing but you're still struggling not to let the legs straighten. Here's the answer... Simply pop a golf ball under your right foot and hit shots. It's impossible to straighten the leg from this position. Watch this increase driving distance tip to see how it works.

  • Get Good Posture

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    A common fault golfers make is to lean too far over the ball at address. This bad posture position robs power off the tee. TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow demonstrates how to get into a good posture position by keeping the distance between your hips and shoulders. Watch this video tip on gaining more off the tee to see how it...

  • Add Power to your Drive

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Thursday, 20 November 2008

    A quick and easy way to add power to your drives is to simply keep your left foot planted and your left knee flexed in the backswing. TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow demonstrates how focusing on keeping the flex in your left knee will give you a real power base to coil around. Watch this driving power video tip to see...

  • Hit the ball like Tiger Woods

    Written by Dan Frost on Tuesday, 14 October 2008

    Do your drives lack distance? Do you wish you could hit the ball like Tiger Woods? We all want those extra few yards and if you try this simple drill that Tiger uses you can gain distance off the tee. All you need to do is snap the left leg straight at impact. Watch this video instruction tip on generating power to...

  • The 'stinger' 3-wood

    Written by Dan Frost on Tuesday, 14 October 2008

    The stinger wood shot is Tiger's favourite. He drills it low and razor straight. It's a great shot to play on a windy day or if you have to hit a tight, narrow fairway. TG Top 12 Teacher Dan Frost demonstrates the keys to playing the stinger fairway wood. Watch this video instruction tip to learn how to drill the ball low...

  • Improve Your Power

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Tuesday, 30 September 2008

    Power. It's the one thing that every golfer wants more of. To be able to hit the ball 300 yards down the middle every time is a golfer's dream. So how do you do it? Ultimately it's about generating more clubhead speed. TG Top 12 Teaching Professional Scott Cranfield shows you how to boost your driving distance. Watch this improve your power.

  • How To Avoid The Skied Drive

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Tuesday, 30 September 2008

    How to avoid the skied drive?... The tee shot that goes vertically up into the air with hardly any forward movement is frustrating on two accounts. Firstly you don't get any distance, and secondly you may damage the top of the club. So why does it happen? TG Top 12 Teaching Professional Scott Cranfield analyses the causes of the skied drive...

  • Find The Fairway Off The Tee

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Monday, 1 September 2008

    The European Ryder Cup team will be determined to put the Americans under pressure at every opportunity. They may not always be able to out-drive them, but getting the ball in play and on the fairway in matchplay is a tremendous advantage. However there are certain holes which will really test your driving skills. TG Top 12 Teaching Professional Scott Cranfield has...

  • Add Power In Your Swing

    Written by Nick Clemens on Monday, 1 September 2008

    The best way to add power in your swing is to learn to wind the upper body up against the lower body just like the coil of a spring. By establishing and maintaining a strong leg action you'll be able to generate resistance and that means when the upper body uncoils it will do so with more speed, which equals power. Not sure how...

  • Drill A Fairway Wood Off The Tee

    Written by Nick Clemens on Monday, 1 September 2008

    Drill a fairway wood off the tee... World Number One Tiger Woods is a specialist of this shot. He'll often pull out his faithful 5-wood rather than a driver on tight holes where it's absolutely essential he finds the fairway. He then uses a short, controlled swing that drills the ball arrow straight. Add this fairway-finding shot to your repertoire by...

  • Drive It Further Golf Tip

    Written by Nick Clemens on Monday, 1 September 2008

    Do you want to drive it further? Let's face it if you answered 'yes' then you're not alone! Follow these three simple steps and you'll add coil and spring to your swing. Watch the drive it further golf tip.

  • wood shot in golf

    Written by Nick Clemens on Wednesday, 20 August 2008

    Do you struggle to play your fairway wood shots correctly? Watch this Nick Clemens golf video tip to improve your wood shot in golf... To hit good wood shots in golf make sure the the golf ball is positioned about 2 inches to the inside of your left heel. Then tilt the spine angle to the right hand side to position...

  • Gain Extra Power Golf Tip

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Tuesday, 29 July 2008

    Power - it's the one thing that every golfer wants more of. But how do you gain extra power? Ultimately power comes down to clubhead speed. To hit the ball 300 yards straight down the fairway needs great timing and speed to the swing. Most golfers fail because they actually try to force shots. If you relax and keep some spring to...

  • Learn how To Hit A Stinger Drive

    Written by Dan Frost on Monday, 21 July 2008

    Developed by Tiger Woods, the stinger shot is essential on links courses. The main aim of a stinger shot is to keep the ball low for a steady and accurate strike. Driving the ball off the tee straight down the fairway can be difficult, especially in head wind conditions. Tee peg and ball position as well as a lower grip on the club will help to ensure a successful...

  • Senior Golfer Power Video Tip

    Written by Nick Clemens on Thursday, 12 June 2008

    Are you a senior golfer?... Do you struggle with getting distance? Watch this Nick Clemens golf power video tip to add yards to your golf game.

  • the downhill approach shot

    Written by Nick Clemens on Wednesday, 7 May 2008

    Do you want to improve your downhill approach shots? Watch this Nick Clemens golf video tip to see how... 130 yards from the stick and the green is 20 yards lower than your position. Club selection is crucial. Instead of using the 9 iron, choose the pitching wedge because of the fact that the ball will fly higher through the air due...

  • drill a fairway wood off the tee

    Written by Nick Clemens on Tuesday, 6 May 2008

    Do you want to learn how to drill a fairway wood off the tee? Watch this Nick Clemens golf video tip to see how... THE TIP Bring the ball position further back in your stance than you normally would when addressing a fairway wood shot and have your hands in line or slightly further forward of the ball. Keep the swing slow...

  • how to drive it further

    Written by Nick Clemens on Tuesday, 6 May 2008

    Do you want to learn how to drive it further? Watch this Nick Clemens golf video tip to see how... STEP ONE When addressing the ball, make sure that your right shoulder is lower than your left, resulting in your spine angle being moved away from the target. This allows you to improve your launch angle and also get under...

  • Cut Your Score 3 - Bomb your drives

    Written by Nick Clemens on Thursday, 24 April 2008

    Another 10-20 yards off the golf tee sounds like the stuff of dreams. But Nick Clemens shows you how to turn it into a reality. All you need to do is learn to create resistance in your golf swing to power your drives. BOMB YOUR DRIVES By seperating the top and bottom halves of your body during the swing, you create a...