May

  • Approach Zone - Downhill Lie

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 27 May 2010

    The worst thing you can do when faced with a downhill lie, when the left foot is below the right for a right-handed golfer, is try to add loft to the club by leaning back! This will make you hit the ball fat and thin, rarely out of the middle of the club. In this golf video tip, TG Approach Zone...

  • Approach Zone - Punch Shot

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 27 May 2010

    When hitting into the wind, the best shot to use in this situation is the punch shot, where you reduce the loft of the club at impact to keep the ball flight low and underneath the wind. As Approach Zone Instructor Adrian Fryer explains in this golf video tip, a great way to achieve this is by using the ‘drag and...

  • Approach Zone - Mid-irons

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Thursday, 20 May 2010

    The primary cause of mis-struck iron shots comes from golfers not being aware of where the bottom of the swing arc needs to be. Many believe the bottom of the swing is the ball itself, which causes an array of fat and thin strikes. The bottom of the arc needs to be after the ball to create that ball then turf...

  • Improve your timing

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Thursday, 20 May 2010

    What’s the biggest difference between amateurs and pros? A lot of amateur golfers have solid swings, but still manage to spray the ball in all directions. Yet you look at the likes of Jim Furyk on the PGA Tour, who’s clubhead travels to all places, yet he’s one of the straightest drivers on Tour. The difference is all in their timing.

  • Tee Zone: Par 3

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Friday, 14 May 2010

    When we reach a stunning par 3, we really want to match it with a well-struck iron shot that finishes next to flag giving us a chance at birdie and bragging rights amongst our playing partners. Thanks to this video tip from Tee Zone Instructor Gareth Johnston, you can pull this shot off with ease! All it takes is solid set-up,...

  • Tee Zone: Long Irons

    Written by Gareth Johnston on Friday, 14 May 2010

    Many amateur golfers become anxious because the lack of loft long irons possess. This can often lead to the golfer changing their angle of attack and try and hit up on the ball - but this just makes the task of getting the ball airborne more difficult! As Tee Zone instructor Gareth Johnston explains in this golf video tip, the key...

  • Hit more par-3 greens

    Written by Nick Clemens on Thursday, 6 May 2010

    What do you do when you reach a long par three hole that’s into the wind, your 3-wood is misfiring and your longest iron won’t get to that back pin? You need to hit a punch shot off the tee – and TG Elite Teaching Pro Nick Clemens will show you how in this golf video tip. The key is to...