April

  • Tee Zone: Stinger

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Thursday, 29 April 2010

    As a part of our Zone Your Game: The Tee Zone series, TG Elite Teaching Professional Gareth Johnston helps you find the short stuff by making the fairway wood stinger your go-to shot! The key to getting the ball low and penetrating off the clubface is to reduce the dynamic loft through impact. You can do this by making sure your...

  • Tee Zone: Fairway wood

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Thursday, 29 April 2010

    As a part of our Zone Your Game: The Tee Zone series, TG Elite Teaching Professional Gareth Johnston takes the instruction to next level in his quest to get you ripping your fairway woods off the tee in this golf video tip. The key to nailing this shot is a shallow angle of attack and a great way to do this...

  • Keep a constant radius

    Written by Nick Clemens on Wednesday, 28 April 2010

    Creating width in the golf swing is crucial for generating power in the backswing. The more width you have, the more leverage and consequently distance you are able to form. In this top video tip from TG Elite Teaching Pro Nick Clemens, we show you how keeping the distance the hands are from the chest constant throughout the golf swing guarantees natural...

  • Maintain your angles for consistently long drives

    Written by Nick Clemens on Wednesday, 28 April 2010

    If you want to hit long drives, you need to strike the ball out of the middle of the clubface every time. A lot of amateurs, because of poor technique or flexibility, struggle to maintain the angles they create at set-up into impact. This makes it much harder to control delivering the clubhead back to the ball squarely and consistently. In this...

  • Coil for power

    Written by Nick Clemens on Wednesday, 28 April 2010

    In the backswing, the body acts as a spring that winds up and then unwinds in the downswing to deliver power and clubhead speed to the ball at impact. But it's important to understand how to coil your body correctly. In this golf video tip, TG Elite Teaching Pro Nick Clemens explains that keeping the lower half relatively quiet in the...

  • Create more clubhead speed

    Written by Nick Clemens on Wednesday, 28 April 2010

    The more clubhead speed you can create in your swing, the further you will hit the ball! The key to clubhead speed, as TG Elite Teaching Pro Nick Clemens explains in this golf video tip, is a free hinging motion of the wrists. When the swing gets armsy, you rob yourself of clubhead speed and subsequently suffer from a lack of...

  • Weight Transfer Tip

    Written by Nick Clemens on Wednesday, 28 April 2010

    One of the largest contributors to a powerful golf swing is the transference of weight. The problem is that there are many incorrect ways to do this, such as swaying, the reverse pivot and tilting, all of which cause ball striking and power-loss issues. A good thought to use when hitting the driver, as TG Elite Teaching Pro Nick Clemens explains,...

  • Tee Zone: Accuracy

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Wednesday, 21 April 2010

    As part of our Zone Your Game series, TG Elite Teaching Professional Gareth Johnston explains how choosing the right gear or speed in your downswing depending on the amount of trouble your faced with wil help you hit those tight fairways. Imagine the task as a set of traffic lights. If the fairway is tight and trouble lurks everywhere - that's...

  • Tee Zone: Power

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Wednesday, 21 April 2010

    As a part of our Zone Your Game: The Tee Zone series, TG Elite Teaching Professional Gareth Johnston shows you how to load your right side correctly in the backswing, adding yards to your drives! Feeling the weight on the right side in the backswing is paramount when generating power in the golf swing. But there is a right and a wrong...

  • Control Your Breathing To Hit Straight Drives

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Friday, 9 April 2010

    When faced with a tight tee shot to a narrow fairway, the tendency among many amateur golfers is to try and guide their ball down the fairway. But swinging in this way often makes the action jerky through the ball, which reduces accuracy considerably. In this golf video tip from TG Elite Teaching Pro Gareth Johnston, you will learn how controlling the...