July

  • 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...