2018

  • Eddie Pepperell: Swing tips for better ball striking

    Monday, 15 October 2018

    Eddie Pepperell: 'All the great ball-strikers have the left arm pointing right on the way down' I use my left arm as a reference in the downswing. I have a tendency to get my arm path a little high on the way down, so the left arm becomes disconnected from the body and points left of the target. I work hard on...

  • Haotong Li: 'Swing within yourself for more accurate iron shots'

    Friday, 12 October 2018

    Haotong Li: 'Swing within yourself for more accurate iron shots'  I've been working hard with my coach Jamie Gough to become a more accurate iron player. The control and consistency with your irons front to back is as important as your dispersion from left to right. It helps to take a bit off your shots to add more control. The tendency for...

  • Power your swing from your core to strike irons sweetly

    Friday, 18 May 2018

    Jimmy Walker: Learn four key things I work on to make sure I'm hitting the ball consistently well. I've always been a good iron player. Growing up in the Texas wind, you'd better be. It all starts with decent control and this is something I've really been able to dial in with my coach Butch Harmon. We've developed a body-controlled swing that...

  • Learn a new shot: The cut up 7 iron

    Wednesday, 2 May 2018

    Learn a new shot for 2018, the cut up 7-iron, for both height and distance Golf often puts us in situations where we need both height and distance. Imagine you are stymied by a tree, some 140 yards from the green; you need your wedge to clear the branches, but the club isn't powerful enough to reach the green. This is...

  • How to hit lower, more penetrating iron shots’

    Wednesday, 28 February 2018

    Matthew Fitzpatrick: How to hit lower, more penetrating iron shots "I have a naturally lower ball flight than many top Tour players', says Fitzpatrick, 'but I see that as an advantage." "There's a lot of focus on hitting the ball into orbit and many amateurs I speak to aspire to hit it higher, rather than making the most of their naturally more penetrating trajectory.

  • Henrik Stenson: Ball Striking Tips

    Tuesday, 30 January 2018

    Henrik Stenson: Stability and synchronisation for pure irons Ball-striking has always been the foundation of my game. I place a great deal of emphasis on creating a consistent and stable address position that enables me to keep everything connected and use the ground as I swing. This creates a swing that produces powerful and accurate iron shots. This is what I focus...