September

  • 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, 4 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, 1 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...