2010

  • Execute shots successfully

    Written by Rob Watts on Friday, 12 November 2010

    Bad shots often occur when we spend too much time thinking about our technique when standing over the ball. During our swing we should be thinking about nothing other than executing the shot. If you start focusing on a certain swing move or feeling during the shot, it’s unlikely you have a successful outcome. A great way to separate the thinking and...

  • How to prepare for your medal round

    Written by Richard Ellis on Friday, 24 September 2010

    You’ve arrived for your weekly medal desperate to shoot a good score and get your handicap cut. So what should you do in those 20 crucial minutes before you tee off? In this video tip from TG Elite Teaching Pro Richard Ellis, we show you the best way to prepare for your own major championships. Use your time on the practice ground...

  • Don't be a hero!

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Tuesday, 27 July 2010

    Every golfer wants to pull off the impossible shot. The thought of playing stunning shots from around the green like the pros is usually too appealing to resist. But sometimes, the perfect shot is simply not an option and playing to the safe part of the green is actually the strategy that will lead to a lower score on that hole! So if you want to cut...

  • Know when to attack the flag

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 16 July 2010

    Understanding when to attack flags and when to play to the safe side of the green is what separates the sensible from the stupid! On every approach shot, you need to take into consideration all the relevant factors around the flag: hazards, slopes and thick rough for example. More often than not, playing to the centre of the green will still give...

  • Play it safe from sand

    Written by Adrian Fryer on Friday, 16 July 2010

    Going straight for the pin from greenside sand is not always the best way to record the lowest possible score on a given hole. Sometimes, if the lie is bad or the slope between us and the pin is severe, the prudent play is to actually aim away from the flag. Take the risk out of the shot with this bunker course...

  • Vital pre-round stretches!

    Written by TG Instruction Editor on Thursday, 03 June 2010

    Do you feel stiff every time you step on the first tee? There’s absolutely no way we can play to the best of our ability right from the start if we haven’t warmed up and stretched our body properly before we play. With this in mind, we’ve brought in fitness guru to the stars Rob Hillman, the European Tour Physio Unit...

  • Overcome Your Winter Blues

    Written by Jamil Qureshi, Psychology Expert on Wednesday, 24 February 2010

    We all know it’s been a shocking winter for us golfers. The great thing about golf is that it’s supposed to be a sport you can play all year round. But playing in conditions that are bad even for winter can be a frustrating pastime. But how can you turn this into an enjoyable experience? There are a few things...