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The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship

The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship is a short golf blog that looks at one of my favourite golf tournaments. The Championship has been played since 2001. This year it will be played from 29th September until 2nd October 2022. It is played as a Team Championship, which includes many celebrities and parallel to that there…
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The Teeing Area

The Teeing Area

The Teeing Area is a short golf blog post that looks at the basic rules of starting a hole. Every golfer should start each hole from the specific, marked out area. Golfers have several names for the area including, “the teeing ground”, “tee box”, “the tee” or just “tee”. The area is officially called the…
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Hold your Finish Position

Hold your Finish Position

Hold your Finish Position is a short golf blog post that looks at why the end of the swing is so important. There are lots of amateur golfers out there that believe the shot ends at impact position and therefore they end up with very little finish. I see a lot of short finishes, especially…
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Why do I Top/Fat my shots?

Why do I Top/Fat my shots?

Why do I Top/Fat my shots? This is a very common question that I get asked a lot. Nothing is worse than badly topping or hitting the ball fat when you are out on the course in a competition. There are a couple of reasons for doing so and I would like to explain 2…
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Putting in the Wind

Putting in the Wind

Putting in the Wind is a short golf blog post that suggests some changes that can be made to make Putting much easier in the wind. Most golfers will have trouble when putting on a windy day. They may find that they lose balance during the stroke. They have the feeling of being blown about…
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How to play from a Divot

How to play from a Divot

How to play from a Divot is a short golf blog post explaining the theory of escaping this horrific lie. We have all been there. You hit your tee shot straight down the middle of the fairway only to find that your ball has ended up in a divot. Is this the end of a…
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How to Aim

How to Aim

How to Aim is a short golf blog post that looks at the correct way to aim once on the course. On the golf course, you will see lots of players with the top equipment. Each of them hoping for a technological miracle while most of them have one simple thing in common. The rarest…
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Balance in Golf

Balance in Golf

Balance in Golf is a short golf blog post that looks at one of the most critical factors of a good golf swing. To have a good golf swing takes lots of time and effort. So many golfers will spend money on equipment, magazines, online subscriptions etc. A huge factor in becoming a better golfer…
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5 Injuries in Golf

5 injuries in golf

5 injuries in golf is a short golf blog post that looks at the most common injuries in golf. Before anybody tells you that golf is not a sport, believe me, it is. Like with every other sport, golf is also crawling with potential injuries. Some of them can be minor and others may take…
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The Best Golf Biographies

The Best Golf Biographies

The Best Golf Biographies is a short golf blog post that looks at my favourite biographies of golfing legends. I know that, in the past, I have written a golf book blog, but this one concentrates on Biographies & Autobiographies. A list of my Top Ten Biographies/Autobiographies Peter Alliss – My Life From a successful…
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