January

  • Sergio Garcia Swing Sequence Golf Tip

    Written by Serigo Garcia on Thursday, 29 January 2009

    Swing analysis by leading Tour coach Lee Scarbrow... Compare this footage of Sergio Garcia's action to his swing four years ago and you can see immediately just how much work he has put in to iron out any inconsistencies in his technique. The flattening of the plane on the downswing that has very much been a characteristic of the Spaniards, is not...

  • Ian Poulters Six Driving Lessons

    Written by Ian Poulter on Monday, 26 January 2009

    Europe's top man on how to rip it off the tee, time after time... 1. Solid address Make sure you are lined up parallel to the target line. That means your feet, knees, hips and shoulders should all be parallel. I like a nice, stable, fairly wide stance. As a guide, I like my feet to be just wider than my...

  • How To Practice Properly Golf Lesson

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Monday, 26 January 2009

    Practice time is precious so don't just pile all of your golf balls out of the basket onto the grass and bash them without stopping. Learn how to practice properly with this video golf lesson. Take one ball at a time and hit each shot with as much precision as you can. TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow demonstrates the correct...

  • KJ Choi Swing Sequence Golf Tip

    Written by KJ Choi on Wednesday, 21 January 2009

    Work with your fade... When swing coach Steve Bann met KJ Choi in September 2006, it did not surprise him to learn that Choi got a lot of his golf instruction from reading a Korean version of Jack Nicklaus' book Golf My Way. Choi was doing some things with his swing that Bann felt did not suit his body type, and...

  • Weight Transfer Practice Drill

    Written by Lee Scarbrow on Thursday, 15 January 2009

    A nice practice drill to improve your weight transfer is to place a golf ball under your right foot. This will affect your right thigh and right knee and prevent the right knee straightening up in the backswing. TG Top 12 Teacher Lee Scarbrow demonstrates how to drive off the ball into your finish to transfer your weight correctly. Watch this weight transfer...

  • Colin Montgomerie Top Golf Tips

    Written by Colin Montgomerie on Monday, 12 January 2009

    Stay Down on Wedges Don't help the ball up. Let the club do the work for you and stay down on the shot. I like to think about trying to keep my left shoulder down for as long as I can.   Control your Trajectory A simple rule: the harder I hit the ball, the higher it goes. So when I'm playing...

  • Colin Montgomerie Swing Sequence Golf Tip

    Written by Colin Montgomerie on Monday, 12 January 2009

    MONTY'S WORDS OF WISDOM I used to say "I hit a driver, 8-iron at the 5th, but I realised pretty quickly that such boasting means nothing. You must learn that what it says on the bottom of the club is irrelevant to scoring. 1. Stay loose I have very light hands. I'd guarantee that every one of you reading this would...

  • Phil Mickelson Swing Sequence Golf Tip

    Written by Phil Mickelson on Monday, 5 January 2009

    Phil Mickelson is nothing if not decisive. From 2004-06, Mickelson had the most productive stretch of his professional career, winning a Major championship each season and eight Tour events overall. But he felt like he needed to make changes - like Tiger Woods did - to become a threat to win every Major. So in April 2007, he made the difficult...

  • The Right Arms Role In The Backswing Golf Tip

    Written by David Leadbetter on Friday, 2 January 2009

    The right arm's role in the backswing is under-rated and often misunderstood. In fact, many amateurs do the opposite of what they should do. Simply put: The right arm should be on top of the left arm (1) as you start the backswing, and then it should move under the left arm (2) as you swing the club to the top. Many...