September

  • How To Avoid The Fluffed Lob Shot

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Tuesday, 16 September 2008

    A lob shot is an extremely fun shot to play. If you can pull it off it feels great. Most golfers fluff lob shots because they stand too open at address. A sand or lob wedge has sufficient loft already not to need to be opened up massively. By standing squarer to the target and keeping your centre of gravity low...

  • How To Avoid The Thinned Chip Shot

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Tuesday, 16 September 2008

    The thinned chip shot that shoots across the green takes your confidence away and leads you facing another chip again! Thinned chips are generally the result of too much tension in the arms which transfers through to the hands and robs you of rhythm. I've devised a very simple throwing exercise to free up your swing and help you judge distance far...

  • How To Avoid The Fat Chip Shot

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Tuesday, 16 September 2008

    Fat chip shots are the result of the club decelerating into the ground behind the ball. You take a big divot and the ball travels nowhere. There's a really simple practice drill you can do to learn to use the sole of the club correctly so that it glides across the grass rather than digging in. Watch this short game video instruction...

  • Three Key Points To Great Chipping

    Written by Scott Cranfield on Wednesday, 3 September 2008

    If you can chip dead or even better in during a match then it can seriously swing the balance of your game. There are three key points to great chipping. TG Top 12 Teaching Professional Scott Cranfield demonstrates the most important points and explains how easy it is to chip in. Watch this Ryder Cup Matchplay special golf instruction video and you too...