August

  • Get out of the greenside rough

    Saturday, 4 November 2017

    How to hit a shot when you're stuck in greenside rough and have no green to work with In an ideal world we would always miss the green on the side opposite to where the pin is cut, giving us room to run the recovery shot up to the pin. But golf being golf, we can find ourselves short-sided, and often...

  • How to hit under low branches

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    When you find yourself in the trees needing to hit a low shot under some branches, use these key tips to execute it every time. In this scenario we need the ball to come out low. Keeping the ball down is all about using your set-up and delivery of the club to keep loft off the clubface, but it's also vital...

  • Escape plan: One handed chip

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    What to do when you're up against a tree trunk or in a difficult position with absolutely no shot - unless you use a one handed chip facing against your target The one-handed chip with your back to the target looks like a specialist shot - and many people wouldn't dare to attempt it. But in truth, it's actually quite a...

  • Hit out of an awkward greenside downslope

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    Escape shot: Hot to hit a shot when you're on a greenside downslope It's very easy for an of ine approach to get caught up on a grassy bank, leaving an awkward downhill lie for your recovery. In this situation, your lead foot much lower than your trail, you become hyper-aware the ball will shoot out forwards instead of up and...

  • How to draw it around an obstacle

    Monday, 14 August 2017

    Learn how to hit a sweeping draw around an obstacle to the green With some 85% of club golfers playing with some sort of cut, the need to draw the ball around a tree or other obstacle (right-to-left curve for right-handers) is an often uncomfortable option. But with some key set-up changes and a stronger concept of how to apply draw...