• Play Smart: The Uphill Approach Shot

    Friday, 12 October 2018

    Play Smart: The Uphill Approach Shot At every course you will face an approach where the green is raised above you. These shots rank as some of the most intimidating, partly because you can't see the green and partly because you know upslopes sap distance. This is why the way to gain confidence and success with these shots is to have a...

  • Play Smarter: Master The Short Par 3

    Wednesday, 22 August 2018

    Play Smarter: Five tactics on how to master the short par three The first thing you have to guard against on short par 3s is complacency. On the scorecard they can look like breather holes, especially after a run of long par 4s and par 5s, and the sight of the close green and nice, level tee does little to dispel...

  • Bubba Watson: Par 4 strategy

    Tuesday, 30 January 2018

    Bubba Watson: "On tough par 4s, find your safe places" In this tip, Bubba Watson talks through applying strategy to a par-4 by using the example of the 5th hole at Augusta National.  Despite the fact, you don't always get to see it on TV, the 455-yard, par-4 5th hole at Augusta National is one of the toughest on the course. My...