Iron Play

  • How to play the golf ball above your feet

    Written by Meyer du Toit on Thursday, 8 May 2008

    Do you struggle with your shots if the golf ball is above your feet? Watch this Meyer du Toit golf video tip to improve this type of golf shot... In this tip, play the shot shot the opposite way to how you would address a shot that is below your feet. Try and aim the shot a little bit more to the right...

  • The ideal golf swing path

    Written by Nick Clemens on Wednesday, 7 May 2008

    Do you struggle to find the ideal golf swing path? Watch this Nick Clemens golf video tip to see the ideal golf swing path... Place a line of golf balls on the ground in front of you. When taking the backswing try and make sure that the club takes an inside path. When coming down, follow the same line so the clubface is...

  • punch shot golf tip

    Written by Nick Clemens on Wednesday, 7 May 2008

    Do you want to improve your punch shots? Watch this Nick Clemens golf video tip to see how... The punch shot is not just a shot that can be used on a windy day, but a shot which can be utilised in a tight pressured situation. THE TIP Keep the ball in the centre of your stance and have your hands forward of the...

  • Improve your golf swing and posture

    Written by Dan Frost on Tuesday, 6 May 2008

    Do you struggle with the correct golf swing and posture? Watch this live video lesson from the London Golf Show to help you improve your golf swing and posture.

  • Cure Your Slice

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Monday, 26 February 2007

    Slicing or coming over the top? Lee Scarbrow looks at what causes this common problem. CURE YOUR SLICE There are two key features in the swing you must focus on if you're slicing the ball. The first is making sure your arms don't come "over the top". This occurs when your arms follow the outisde, rather than the inside...

  • Draw Out Of Trouble

    Written by Luther Blacklock on Friday, 8 December 2006

    You've missed the fairway left and now you've been punished with a nasty lie right along the treeline. Punching the golf ball back out sideways into play may seem like the only option, but Luther Blacklock has another answer. He shows you how to get the ball hooking right-to-left around the tree and chasing down the fairway. You need...

  • Playing From Divots

    Written by Nick Bradley on Tuesday, 28 November 2006

    Finding your golf ball nestled down in a deep divot in the middle of the fairway is a frustrating sight. Don't panic about the lie, just follow Nick Bradley's advice for better striking out of this deep hole. PLAYING THE BALL OUT OF A DIVOT If you ever find yourself in the unlucky situation where your ball is stuck i...

  • Play The Yardage

    Written by Nick Bradley on Friday, 24 November 2006

    A golf hole may not always appear to be as long as the scorecard claims. Golf course architects have clever ways to play tricks on our mind, by placing hazards at the back of the green for instance. When in doubt, trust the yardage. Despite what you see, you have to go with the card, as Nick Bradley explains. Get your head...

  • The Punch Shot

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Friday, 24 November 2006

    The power of the punch... Lee Scarbrow shows how an everyday bottle perched on top of a golf club shaft can help train you to play those handy knock-down shots on a blustery day. This simple game teaches you to use your instincts to change the swing path and alter your angle of attack into the golf ball. You don't need to think about...

  • Hit More Greens

    Written by Nick Bradley on Friday, 24 November 2006

    More than 90 per cent of golfers come up short of the pin on their approach shots - fact. Golf course designers place the majority of hazards at the front of the hole - fact.  Clever devils aren't they? They've got amateur golfers sussed! The solution is simple, you need to take the trouble out of play and hit more golf club than...

  • Hit Straighter Irons

    Written by Nick Bradley on Friday, 24 November 2006

    Target golf... Nick Bradley explains why excellent alignment at set-up is crucial if you want to hit pin-seeking iron shots. Just a few millimetres out in your alignment at address can equate to yards out when your golf ball lands on the green. And that can make the difference between a birdie and a bogey. Use Nick's alignment drill and you've got...