2008

  • Ball Striking

    Written by Dan Frost on Friday, 12 December 2008

    If you want to sharpen up your ball striking skills here's nice drill to try. Simply place a shaft either side of the golf ball aiming towards the target. Now strike shots away without catching the shafts. This will get you hitting shots with a straight swing path and out of the middle of the club.  ...

  • Perfect golf Posture Drill

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    To improve your golf ball striking you need to start by improving your golf posture. TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow shows you how to flex your knees correctly to engage your thigh muscles and get into an athletic golf posture address position. Watch this golf posture video tip on how to get into the perfect...

  • Improve Your Grip Tip

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    The golf grip is one of the most important fundamentals in golf so you should take some time to learn how to hold the golf club correctly. TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow takes you through the checkpoints you need to cover in order to form the golf grip correctly. This video instruction tip takes you through the basics of forming the...

  • Practice Missing the Tees to Compress the Ball

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    The key to striking your irons better is to learn how to squeeze the golf club into the ball. A simple way to get this feeling is to set a row of tee pegs in the ground four to fix inches behind the ball and then try to miss them before striking the ball. TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow demonstrates how...

  • Maintain Good Width

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    In order to strike your irons better you need to maintain width in your golf backswing. TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow demonstrates a simple golf instruction exercise holding the golf club in one hand only to train you to maintain great width in your backswing.  ...

  • Line golf Impact Drill

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    In order to strike your irons better focus hard on the back of the golf ball. An easy drill to do this is to simply draw a line on the back of the golf ball and another line down the middle of the golf club head. Now try to get the two lines to meet. This will encourage you to transfer maximum power...

  • Keep Your Left Foot golf drill

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    One of the common mistakes golfers make is to allow their left foot to spin out as they hit the shot. This leads to inconsistent golf ball striking and errant golf shots. TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow demonstrates a simple practice golf drill placing four golf balls around your left foot to train you to keep it in place.

  • Shoulder turn in golf

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    Quite often golfers get confused by what is a correct golf shoulder turn. They feel like they've made a full turn simply by swinging the arms. This isn't the case. You need to learn to turn your chest, not your shoulders, to make a full turn.

  • Strong left side drill

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    Here's a golf drill to help you feel how to hit against a strong left side. Take your normal address position then simply place your right foot behind your left foot. Now hit the golf shot. You should feel a great release of the hands against the strong left side.

  • Golf Swing Right Hand Only

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    If you want to improve your golf ball striking then you need to learn to let the right hand rotate around the body and release the golf club. To get this feeling you can practice swinging with the right hand only. TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow demonstrates how this one-arm drill works.

  • Right knee drive golf drill

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    A common fault golfers make is to let their right knee spray outwards towards the ball as they come into strike the shot. This leads to inconsistent golf ball striking and wayward iron shots. To improve your golf ball striking you need to get the right knee driving through the ball at the left knee.

  • Feet together golf drill

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Tuesday, 25 November 2008

    Here's a simple golf drill to help you understand release and how to strike your irons better. All you need to do is stand with your feet together, squeezing the knees together, and swing back and through keeping those feet and knees very still.  ...

  • How To Avoid Poor Pitching

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Monday, 22 September 2008

    Is your distance control shameful into the greens? Do you often come up short with your approach shots, or just occasionally airmail the green? If you answered yes to either question then the chances are it is because you are simply playing a full shot every time. There are two keys to distance control, the first is acceleration and the latter...

  • How To Avoid The Thinned Iron shot

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Wednesday, 17 September 2008

    There's not a lot of difference between a thinned shot and one you strike well. But you can feel the difference because the shudder transfers into your hands.  A thin shot is caused by the ball being hit too cleanly off the ground. The club strikes a point around the equator rather than the base of the ball. This is generally...

  • How To Play Your Long Irons

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Thursday, 04 September 2008

    To be able to hit a long iron from 200 yards out onto the green is a huge thrill. It can give you a tremendous boost in a matchplay situation and can destroy your opposition. So it is a skill well worth using under pressure. In reality it's really not a hard shot to pull off. All you need to do is...

  • Pepper The Pin With Your Approach Shots

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Monday, 01 September 2008

    It's a massive advantage in a matchplay situation to be able to play your shot into the green first. But it will only reap rewards if you can knock your approach in dead and put the pressure on your opponent. To play pinpoint approach shots requires a positive swing and a slightly different outlook on attacking the pin. TG Top 12 Teaching...

  • Shot Selection

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Wednesday, 20 August 2008

    Are you the sort of golf player who dashes onto the tee, pulls the driver out of the bag and whacks away? If you are guilty of this behaviour then it's time to change your ways as you need to think about your golf shot selection. Most tee shots require careful thought and golf shot selection and consideration, as there will be hazards to...

  • How To Hit The Ball Low

    Written by Dan Frost on Thursday, 24 July 2008

    Links courses traditionally have very large greens, which means there will be a number of different pin positions to aim for. Judging how far to strike a ball at the front of the green as well as the back can be difficult. In this video, Dan Frost demonstrates how hitting the ball lower will help you reach a flag at the...

  • How To Hit The Ball High

    Written by Dan Frost on Thursday, 24 July 2008

    Links courses traditionally have very large greens, which means there will be a number of different pin positions to aim for. Judging how far to strike a ball at the front of the green as well as the back can be difficult. In this video, Dan Frost demonstrates how hitting the ball higher will help you reach a flag at the front of...

  • How To Hit A Draw Video Tip

    Written by Mark Moore on Friday, 13 June 2008

    Do you want to learn how to hit a draw? Watch this Mark Moore golf video tip to show you how to hit a draw shot.

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