2008

  • Deep Rough Recovery Shot Tuition

    Written by Dan Frost on Thursday, 17 July 2008

    Hitting the ball into the deep rough will inevitably happen throughout the week of The Open. Striking the ball out of the rough is a task amateurs and professionals alike have to tackle. Often, players make the mistake of trying to sweep the ball out of the rough which will usually lead to an unsuccessful shot.  The key is to descend on the ball in order to...

  • How To Play Out Of Sandy Divots

    Written by Dan Frost on Tuesday, 15 July 2008

    Birkdale will have seen a lot of golfing action over the week of The Open, with many professionals using similar techniques on the course. This can lead to lots of sandy divots being left in the landing areas. To make sure these divots are escaped without hindering the shot, PGA golf professional Dan Frost has devised a foolproof tip on how to...

  • Deep Rough Pitch Shot Video Tip

    Written by Mark Moore on Wednesday, 28 May 2008

    When you ball finishes in deep rough it is easy to take two or three hacks to get the ball back out onto the fairway. Rudding Park golf course professional Mark Moore shows you how to play this tricky deep rough pitch shot so the ball pops out of the buried lie first time. Watch this deep rough pitch shot video tip to help...

  • Utility Club Golf Lesson

    Written by Mark Moore on Saturday, 24 May 2008

    The utility club is one of the most versatile clubs you can carry in the bag, but do you know how to use it correctly? With the right technique a utility club can power the ball out of a dodgy lie in the rough, unlike an iron that can twist. PGA professional Mark Moore explains the utility club technique in this golf...