• Why you should think backwards on Par 5s

    Thursday, 15 August 2019

    Want to work out how best to play Par 5s? Start your process by thinking of the hole from green to tee. In his famous book How To Play Your Best Golf All The Time, Tommy Armour documented his experience of playing a round of golf with an amateur during which he would advise on decision-making. Armour had two golden rules for...

  • Should you take it on or lay up?

    Thursday, 7 February 2019

    Play Smart: How to decide whether to lay up or take a shot on In almost every round of golf, we find ourselves in a position where we can either take on a risky shot or play safe. Of course, if we are just knocking about with mates the temptation to pull off a 'worldie' is generally too strong. But with...