2014

  • Improving Your Iron's Shaft Angle

    Tuesday, 28 October 2014

    Gareth Benson shows you how a quick drill with an alignment stick can stop you trying to lift the ball into the air. If you’ve ever wanted to compress the ball, clear high obstacles and put a bit more spin on the ball, watch the video to see how it’s done.

  • Utility irons: how to hit a low shot when the wind is up

    Wednesday, 20 August 2014

    Utility irons are making a comeback, as their forgiving nature and boring trajectory make them popular with players who don't want the high ball flight of a hybrid. Many of the major manufacturers have launched utilities recently, including Callaway, whose APEX utility iron was unveiled this week (August 2014). But how do you use one? Who are they aimed at? In this video,...

  • Angle of your irons

    Friday, 08 August 2014

    Steve Dresser shows you how the angle of your irons at impact can affect the swing. It’s a common mistake for players to have the shaft behind the ball at impact when in fact it should be in front of the golf ball. Take a look at the video to see how he helps create a downward blow with the golf...

  • Compress your iron shots

    Friday, 08 August 2014

    Gareth Johnston shows you how to promote a downward blow on your iron shots to help compress the golf ball. Take a look at the video to see how a slight change to your grip can help you get that downward strike with the club’s handle ahead of the ball at impact.

  • Monty's Masterclass: Distance control

    Friday, 25 July 2014

    Colin Montgomerie explains distance control with your iron shots in this video as part of Monty's Masterclass, featured in Today's Golfer magazine. One piece of advice from Monty is finding out the lofts of all your clubs - do you know what degree your 7 iron is? Plus, find out why you need light hands at address.  Watch Monty's Masterclass: Finding...

  • Score better in the wind Iron play

    Tuesday, 20 May 2014

    Even a 20mph wind can play havoc with a ball that weighs only 1.62 ounces. Iron play is arguably the most-affected part of the game when it’s windy – distance control becomes harder, targets get smaller and hazards seem to be bigger! In this video, former European Tour player Oliver Whiteley, based at Bramall Park GC, Stockport, explains his keys for iron...