Video Tips

  • Cure your fat shot

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 13 December 2012

    In this In this video TG Elite Teaching Professional Adrian Fryer helps you cure the dreaded fat shot with your fairway wood. The fat happens when you attack the ball on too shallower a plane, so here Adrian shares a simple grip drill that will help you swing your woods on a more neautral plane. This will help you sweep the ball...

  • Sweep your fairway woods

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 13 December 2012

    In this video TG Elite Teaching Professional Adrian Fryer teaches you how to sweep your fairway woods to fit them further and straighter. He looks at how players try to hit the ball too hard, leading to a steep swing and the bottom of the arc coming too early in your swing. He then gives you a simple one-arm drill to try and...

  • Get your grip pressure right

    Written by Chris Ryan on Wednesday, 14 November 2012

    Watch the video below to see how TG Elite Pro Chris Ryan can add yards to your drives with a simple change to how you hold the club. In this video tip, you'll learn the correct way to hold your club, that will also you to make a more complete swing that will in-turn help you create more lag and more...

  • Video Tips: Driving With Lee Westwood

    Written by Lee Westwood on Thursday, 1 November 2012

    Ahead of the WGC event at Mission Hills in China Lee Westwood spoke to TG columnist Andrew Cotter to share his tips on drawing and fading the golf ball from the tee. Watch the video below to see how you can learn from the world number four:  ...

  • A slice or a push fade?

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 7 September 2012

    Just because your ball curves to the right and misses the target on that side, it doesn’t mean you hit a slice. A slice is a ball flight that starts left of the target and finishes right of it. But a push fade is a shot that starts right of target and moves further right through the air. If you relate...

  • Good rhythm means straighter drives

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 7 September 2012

    When you swing with good rhythm, the body, arms and clubhead all move in the right time and powerful drives seem effortless. In this video tip from TG Elite Pro Adrian Fryer, you’ll discover some simple ways to improve the rhythm in your swing for longer drives without the extra effort.

  • Hit the ball at the right time

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 7 September 2012

    A lot of coaches talk about the feeling of a late hit in the downswing. By this, they mean storing the angle in the wrist so that maximum clubhead speed can be delivered at impact through their unhinging. But those who become too obsessed with this idea could find themselves sliding with the legs and leaving the clubface open at impact...

  • Increase spine tilt in the downswing for better drives

    Written by Chris Ryan on Thursday, 16 August 2012

    The driver requires an upward hit and to do that, the spine needs to lean away from the target. Because the ball is positioned forward and our right hand is lower than our left hand at address (for a right-handed player), we should naturally have some spine tilt in place before the swing starts. But what many amateurs do incorrectly is...

  • Hover the driver for a smooth takeaway

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Friday, 29 June 2012

    Golfers that snatch the club away to start their swing will find this move leads to a chain reaction of other poor swing moves, resulting in a wide dispersion and inconsistent strikes. A simple way of preventing this snatchy takeaway is the hover the club to the ball in the address position, as TG Elite Pro Lee Scarbrow explains in this...

  • A mental tip to rip your fairway woods

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Wednesday, 16 May 2012

    Many club golfers struggle to strike their fairway woods correctly because they lose their posture during the swing, causing them to top the ball along the ground. As TG Elite Pro Adrian Fryer explains in this golf video tip, a great mental image to help become more successful with this shot is to imagine there’s a coin underneath the ball and...

  • Strike drives pure for maximum length

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 10 May 2012

    In an effort to hit the ball further off the tee, there’s nothing to be gained from swinging the club faster if you don’t strike the ball out of the sweetspot. In fact, as the great Jack Nicklaus said, making sure you strike the ball pure out of the middle of the clubface every time is the most important part of...

  • Shallow your driver downswing with this simple drill

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 10 May 2012

    You’ve heard it 100 times but yet the majority of amateur golfers still start their downswing with the upper body, which throws the club outside the line and often results in a weak slice. If you were to imagine for a moment that you hitting a ball from a very high tee peg, how would you set-up to the ball? This...

  • Find your best rhythm

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 10 May 2012

    What most golf magazines and websites rarely talk about is the importance of rhythm in your golf swing. Swinging with a rhythm that’s right for you helps to syncronise the swinging of the arms with the turn and unwinding of the body. In this golf video tip, TG Elite Pro Adrian Fryer demonstrates a drill that will help you discover your...

  • How to hit the high draw

    Written by Rob Watts on Thursday, 10 May 2012

    It’s the shot every golfer wants to hit off the tee but one that requires the courage to aim right and trust your technique. The key point here is that to launch the ball high and start right of target, your clubface must be open at address. As TG Elite Pro Rob Watts explains in this golf video tip, by swinging...

  • Stable lower half

    Written by Rob Watts on Wednesday, 11 April 2012

    Power is created in the backswing by coiling the upper body against the lower body. This stretch, the difference in rotation between the hips and the shoulders, is called the ‘X’ Factor.   A way you can increase yours is by keeping the lower half of the body nice and stable during the backswing, as TG Elite Pro Rob Watts...

  • Present the maker’s loft

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Wednesday, 11 April 2012

    You can promote the ideal level angle of attack with a fairway wood by ensuring the shaft is vertical at the point of impact.   As TG Elite Pro Adrian Fryer explains in this video tip, when you do this you present the maker’s loft to the ball. This gives you the optimum launch angle so you can hit your...

  • Top drill to rip your fairway woods off the deck

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 30 March 2012

    Striking fairway woods correctly from the turf requires a sweeping angle of attack where the swing arc levels at the point of impact. Many amateur golfers get too steep into the ball when using their fairway woods, which increases the likelihood of a poor strike. This simple drill from Adrian Fryer will help you achieve this feeling in your swing.

  • The three sources of power

    Written by Rob Watts on Thursday, 22 March 2012

    Power in the golf swing is created through rotation, transfer of weight and a loading of the club in the downswing. It’s this third source TG Elite Pro Rob Watts is focusing on in this video tip, helping you deliver maximum power into the back of the ball by the right elbow hugging the ribcage in the downswing. This helps deliver...

  • Limit head movement for added power

    Written by Rob Watts on Friday, 16 March 2012

    This may be a contradiction in terms, but limiting the amount of moving parts in your golf swing actually increases the power you can generate. As TG Elite Pro Rob Watts explains in this golf video tip, moving your head up and down or side to side actually means you rotate your upper body less, which means you create less coil. The...

  • Simplify your driving action

    Written by Rob Watts on Thursday, 8 March 2012

    Amateur golfers often overcomplicate their driving method by thinking too much about their swing plane among other factors that affect where the ball goes Sometimes, a simple swing thought could be the answer to hitting longer more accurate drives, as TG Elite Pro Rob Watts explains in this golf video tip.

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