Most golfers have a part of their game that drags their handicap down (or up actually).
Does the handicap system act as a motivation to improve or settle for what you have?
Faced with a 50m shot too many golfers think the way to hit it closer is to use a higher ball flight with a higher lofted wedge. Is it?
If you want to hit lower trajectory, high spinning wedge shots, then get some basics right first.
So, which improvement motivation came out #1 in our survey of golfers?
If you want to improve your score or lower your handicap, then start by benchmarking some key areas of your game.
Bunkers don’t have to be thought of as a ‘hazard’.
Assessment. Easy wins. Practice drills. Practice with purpose. Better golf.
Learning how to use your bounce will make you much more consistent, and eliminate fat shots.
Making time for bounce could save you a lot of hours.
You don’t hit 50 consecutive #7 irons on the course. So why practise that?
You might know about bounce, but can you use it?
You haven’t got 10,000 hours to practise, so how do you make the most of the time you do have?
We don’t think anyone asks the most important question in golf. It’s the $64 million question in 2018.
If you’ve got children or grandchildren, is there anything better than getting out on the golf course with them?
If your #1 priority when playing golf is “fun with friends”, then without a doubt, this is the best format to play.
Bunkers don’t have to be thought of as a ‘hazard’.
You can alter the challenge you face on a golf course to ensure you’re have a chance. It doesn’t have to be Everest every time.
If you’ve been away with your family on holiday, you’ll have enjoyed the interaction with them all. Keep that bond.
Learning how to use your bounce will make you much more consistent, and eliminate fat shots.
Golf is a very social, outdoor, and healthy activity that welcomes all peoples, genders, and ages.
If you’re not at an elite level, then the best way to improve your golf is out on the course.
Making time for bounce could save you a lot of hours.
The world has changed and we need to recognize how we need to respond for the good of the game.
Holiday over? Back at work? Don’t let the winter come too quickly.
You might know about bounce, but can you use it?
If you’ve spent many years playing recreational, social golf, shooting low 90’s, then how good could you be?
If you want a golf swing that has you looking good and threatening 80, then
Golf is a game of technique and timing. We’re looking for ladies who want to have a game that gets them lower than 85 most days.
If you’re shooting low 90’s / high 80’s, then it’s time to get below 85 most times, and even threaten 80. Interested?
You don’t have to play “down” to your children’s level (or up to them in some cases). Play a format that offers both of you a challenge.
If you want a golf swing that has you looking good and threatening 80, then
Golf is a game of technique and timing. We’re looking for ladies who want to have a game that gets them lower than 85 most days.
If you’re shooting low 90’s / high 80’s, then it’s time to get below 85 most times, and even threaten 80. Interested?
Your distance potential is determined to large extent by your clubhead speed and we want to make sure you’re not losing out.
Assessment. Easy wins. Practice drills. Practice with purpose. Better golf.
We’re teaching children FUNdamentals. Yes, they’re learning how to hit the ball, play the game, even compete. Yes, they’re making lots of friends. But above all, it’s got to offer the real ... See more
Course management is important on Par 3’s. We’re now trying to offer you the chance to make an offer for a 9-hole playing lesson.
Practice is a time to improve your knowledge of how the golf ball flies, carries and lands.
When we’re working with children and juniors, we’re not trying to find the one exceptional golfer. We’re trying to make sure every child and young person has a very positive, enabling experience.
We now have so much data on yardages available to us. Why aren’t scores getting better?
Now we want the golfer to think about their consistency with their Irons. Are they planning for perfection?
You don’t hit 50 consecutive #7 irons on the course. So why practise that?
We want golf to be a fun, enjoyable experience for your child. We need your help in that objective. Your role is critical.
We try to focus the golfer on their performance on Par 3’s. is it good enough? Can they improve?
You haven’t got 10,000 hours to practise, so how do you make the most of the time you do have?
Which area of your golf game, if improved, would create the biggest increase in enjoyment out on the golf course (including a lower score), causing you to want to get out and play more golf?
We want to get under 13 juniors to experience and sample golf. It’s great for their movement and balance skills, and it’s social.
We’re teaching children FUNdamentals. Yes, they’re learning how to hit the ball, play the game, even compete. Yes, they’re making lots of friends. But above all, it’s got to offer the real ... See more
A more direct call to action for golfers to think more when choosing how to play a hole. A clearer explanation that an ‘accompanied round’ with the Pro would help.
When we’re working with children and juniors, we’re not trying to find the one exceptional golfer. We’re trying to make sure every child and young person has a very positive, enabling experience.
Course management is important on Par 3’s. We’re now trying to offer you the chance to make an offer for a 9-hole playing lesson.
We want golf to be a fun, enjoyable experience for your child. We need your help in that objective. Your role is critical.
The quickest way to lower a score is to improve your short game and putting but, for many golfers, the enjoyment on most holes is lost straight away.
Now we want the golfer to think about their consistency with their Irons. Are they planning for perfection?
We want to get under 13 juniors to experience and sample golf. It’s great for their movement and balance skills, and it’s social.
We want to get under 13 juniors to experience and sample golf. It’s great for their movement and balance skills, and it’s social.
Which area of your golf game, if improved, would create the biggest increase in enjoyment out on the golf course (including a lower score), causing you to want to get out and play more golf?
We try to focus the golfer on their performance on Par 3’s. is it good enough? Can they improve?
We’re teaching children FUNdamentals. Yes, they’re learning how to hit the ball, play the game, even compete. Yes, they’re making lots of friends. But above all, it’s got to offer the real ... See more
When we’re working with children and juniors, we’re not trying to find the one exceptional golfer. We’re trying to make sure every child and young person has a very positive, enabling experience.
We want golf to be a fun, enjoyable experience for your child. We need your help in that objective. Your role is critical.
Over the next 3 or 4 weeks keep a separate scorecard. It only comes into play when you have an approach shot, from the fairway.
The experts continually tell us that without a good setup it’s almost impossible to hit a good golf shot.
Have we inspired those of you shooting above 90, to target 89 or less on most every occasion this year?
What if I told you that in many cases, fat or thin contact, or a swing-path-club-face-relationship creating a fade or slice, can be traced to poor posture with incorrect bend and tilt at address?
If you’re shooting above 89 on most visits to the golf course, then now is the time to make a leap.
Last week we asked you why you thought most regular golfers paid so much less attention to their setup than a top golfer does.
One of the biggest differences between Tour Professionals and regular golfers is the amount of attention the very best continually pay to their setup.
If you’re a golfer that’s shooting above 90 most times then it’s time to set yourself a challenge.
With all the new and exciting releases of golf equipment, it’s likely that many of you will be looking at buying a new Driver, searching for better performance that will undoubtedly include extra ... See more
Some golfers will describe other courses as a ‘Pitch and Putt’. I’m not sure how they mean it, but we’d like to suggest that ‘Pitch and Putt’ is actually a great game.
We’d like your thoughts on your short-game. Just five simple questions. Nothing complicated, technical, or personal. But it will help us with some research. Start now.
If your handicap is 15 or above, then review your performance and technique on this shot.
One of the advantages of youth is the ability to ‘separate’ the upper body and the hips.
Many golfers struggle to make good and consistent contact because they’re restricted or use their arms without rotating the upper body. Improve your range of motion. Improve your golf.
This year we want you ready to play better golf.
And the most important thing you can do to improve your golf swing is to improve your range of motion.
Over the next 3 or 4 weeks keep a separate scorecard. It only comes into play when you have an approach shot, from the fairway.
The golf swing has a lot of moving parts. Stability, as you rotate, is very important if you’re looking to make solid contact at impact.
If we can get you here, then you’ll hit more fairways, you’ll be able to attack greens with short and mid-Irons
Your Hamstrings consist of three muscles that do an awful lot to manage the operation of your lower body.
If you’d like to be able to come to the golf course, even if you haven’t played for a while, and know that you’ll still hit Fairways
You can swing on the right swing path BUT if your putter face is open by just 2° at impact, then from 6‘ you miss. On the putting green one thing leads to another.
Tiger Woods once blamed a poor round on a failure “to activate the glutes”.
This is a simple, solid, very repeatable golf swing that makes it so much easier to hit better golf shots more consistently.
There’s a set of muscles that, if exercised correctly, will not only improve your golf swing, they’ll help to keep aches and pains away during your regular day.
It’s time to make the game easier. Not just now, but for the rest of your life.
A best ever score, or a competition win is often accompanied by a great performance on the greens.
If we can get you here, then you’ll hit more fairways, you’ll be able to attack greens with short and mid-Irons
If you’d like to be able to come to the golf course, even if you haven’t played for a while, and know that you’ll still hit Fairways
This is a simple, solid, very repeatable golf swing that makes it so much easier to hit better golf shots more consistently.
It’s time to make the game easier. Not just now, but for the rest of your life.
It’s your children to enjoy now, it’s a shared retirement you’ll appreciate later.
The consequences to non-mental health through adolescence is catastrophic. Get children - every child you know - into golf.
Play more golf. Make more friends. Take part in more social events.
If you’re measuring ‘steps’, get out and play golf more often. You’ll blow your target away.
If they’re finding time for the gym, running or cycling before or after work, then they can find time for golf.
The latest equipment and / or some coaching takes the right side out of play.
Do you know how many steps you take in a round of golf?
Discover how golf is the greatest family pastime there is.
A lot of people who played the game of golf through their teens and early twenties, stopped playing as their career’s and family commitments placed pressure on their time.
We need your help. Most of you will know an ex-golfer. Someone who fell out of love with the game.
If you’ve got children, or you’re lucky enough to have grand-children, and you haven’t done so already, introduce them to golf.
There’s no question that for a beginner, golf can be an intimidating game, especially 400 yards out from the hole.
Most advice seems to recommend using one of two practice methods, but when we watch golfers practicing, they don’t utilize either.
If you’ve got some time after work, which is going give the most enjoyment?
What percentage of golfers playing in the next Saturday competition will have put in any real practice time?
If you’ve got short-game practice time with a friend or family member, then make it more fun with a Par 18 Challenge.
We watch so many regular, and even better golfers who live with a poorer score than they need to.
Whatever standard of golfer you are, try and find time to play 9 holes of 40-yard golf regularly.
While you’re playing a full 18-holes, there is another game or two you should keep track of. One is your average from 50 yards in.
Too many amateur golfers actually strike the ball with a slightly descending blow.
Three great reasons your children should learn to play golf. First, they learn it so easily and get to have a lifetime of fun.
Have you ever noticed how much easier children can pick up new movement skills than adults?
Encourage your children to find time to disconnect from the pressure and more connected with friends.
One of the richest benefits of golf can be found in what happens with your family down the years.
If you watch the diminutive ladies from the LPGA Tour hitting it a mile, you’ll notice how their downswing follows a specific sequence
Some of the ladies on the LPGA Tour hit the ball consistently past 270 yards, despite being shorter and lighter than many of those we see on the 1st tee struggling to get much further than 220 yards.
On the LPGA Tour the ladies, despite a more diminutive size, are hitting it from the tee past the 270 yard mark on occasion. What are they doing that we can learn from?
Have you checked the average driving distances the ladies on the LPGA Tour hit their tee shots? How do these Ladies, some as short as 5 foot 3 and as light as 120 pounds, average 270 yards?
Make sure you’re lining up
with confidence.
Are you one of the large majority of golfers who’re unsure about exactly how far they hit each of their clubs?
There’s a simple measure we can improve, with game management improvement, that directly impacts your scorecard.
A better statistic for most of us to measure than “greens in regulation” is our mid range approach shot percentages.
The priorities of a Tour Professional and you are bound to be different. Yours are more important to us.
If you’re a regular golfer with a 15 – 24 handicap, then you could be 10 shots better with a good player’s short game
from 100 yards in
You all play golf for individual reasons. We probably all enjoy hitting a record score, but for many (research tells us most), what we’re really after is enjoyment out in the big green space.
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I am going to start a series of articles on key benchmarks in your golf game that you should assess, but I want to start with a really important shoutout.
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The three biggest reasons to play golf more often this year are:
Too many golfers have succumbed to the pressures of modern life and disappeared from the game. Let’s help them find the passion again.