May

  • Fault Fix – Shank

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Thursday, 12 May 2011

    Shanking the ball occurs when the golfer presents the hosel of the club to the ball at impact. This horror shot can be caused by the weight shifting forwards excessively in the downswing or by a swing path that is excessively in-to-out or out-to in. Whatever the cause of your shanks, this simple drill from TG Elite Teaching Pro Gareth Johnston...

  • Fault Fix – Topped shots

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Thursday, 12 May 2011

    Topped shots usually occur because the club is rising as it approaches the ball rather than descending into the back of it. Remember that to strike iron shots powerfully, the ball needs to be struck first, creating a divot afterwards. In this golf video tip, TG Elite Teaching Pro Gareth Johnston presents a simple swing thought to do just that. You’ll...

  • Fault Fixer: Slice

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Tuesday, 3 May 2011

    To fix the most common fault in amateur golf, you need a swing plane that’s more rounded and a square clubface. But how are you going to achieve this? Well watching this golf video tip from TG Elite Pro Gareth Johnston would be a start! This simple drill automatically alters the plane and path of the club in the downswing, helping...

  • Fault Fixer: Blocked Drives

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Tuesday, 3 May 2011

    A lot of golfers desperate to cure their slice will deliberately work on changing their swing path so it’s more from out-to-in. But if the clubface remains open to the target, or square to this excessive swing path, the result is a blocked shot that starts right and stays right! A more neutral club path and clubface is required and TG...