September

  • The 8-Iron lob Shot With Steve Webster

    Written by Steve Webster on Monday, 28 September 2009

    This drill is quite fun and I use it a lot in my short game practice routine to consolidate a few of the fundamental techniques that you need. The only way you can play what is effectively a medium height pitch shot with an 8-iron is to keep the loft on the club by keeping the hands low and soft. You...

  • How To Spin Your Wedges On Command

    Written by Tiger Woods on Tuesday, 15 September 2009

    Keep your big muscles moving through impact... If you're having problems hitting those little spinners with your wedges, perhaps your ball position or technique is off. I like to play the ball toward the middle of my stance on most irons, especially short irons. That helps me get my hands ahead of the ball through impact (above, middle), which is essential for...

  • Versatility Is The Key With Rory McIlroy

    Written by Rory McIlroy on Friday, 04 September 2009

    Picking the right shot at the right time is very important and I do have a tendency sometimes to grab the 60º lob wedge whatever the challenge I’m faced with. Michael has been trying to get me to be more versatile and to go with the percentage option rather than the crowd pleasing one! So here’s the bump and run,...

  • Short Game Solutions

    Written by Hugh Marr on Wednesday, 02 September 2009

    It’s the area we can all improve in but rarely devote sufficient time to. The variety of shots we are required to play within such a small distance from the pin is huge and it takes very subtle changes in our technique to master each and every one of them. But this latest online magazine from Golf World has all the...