April

  • Pause at the top for more yards off the tee

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Friday, 8 April 2011

    A sure-fire way to add consistency to your driving is to smooth out the transition stage of your swing, the point at which the clubhead changes direction. Starting downswing too abruptly without completing the backswing often means the golfer will snatch at the ball, limiting the power you can create and the accuracy and timing of your drives. Try this simple drill...

  • Swing shallow for longer drives

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Friday, 8 April 2011

    With the driver in your hands, the swing plane needs to be shallow in order to deliver the club on the correct path and the correct angle of attack. As TG Elite Pro Gareth Johnston explains here, a steep plane with the driver encourages a glancing blow, which saps power and accuracy from your shots.    A great...

  • Increase your clubhead speed

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Friday, 8 April 2011

    The equation is simple. The higher the clubhead speed, the longer your drives will be providing the strike is good. A common way amateurs reduce the speed of the club through impact is through minimal turn of the body. So try feeling that the right shoulder turns through to the target and that you look over it in your follow through...