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How to escape from a plugged lie?

How to escape from a plugged lie?

How to escape from a plugged lie is a short golf blog post outlining the key points to success when faced with the so-called “Fried Egg” Normal Bunker shot When the ball finds the bunker, a player would normally think about the following points. Take the desired club. This will vary due to the depth…
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CBD for Golfers

CBD for Golfers

CBD for Golfers is a short golf blog explaining what CBD is and how it can help. What is CBD? According to the NHS website, CBD is a chemical substance found in cannabis that has medical benefits. It will not get you high, because it doesn’t contain THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), a chemical in cannabis that makes…
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Basic Course Management

Basic Course Management

Basic Course Management is a short golf blog explaining the basics of planning your round of Golf. What is Basic Course Management? In a nutshell, it means having a plan before you go out on the course and sticking to that plan when you are on the course. A good plan is like a chef’s…
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Spikes or Spikeless

Spikes or Spikeless

Spikes or Spikeless is a short golf blog post outlining the differences between golfers footwear. I don’t want to be biased whilst writing this blog post but I was brought up on the rule… “Golf shoes must have spikes!”. There were many times during my golfing career where I had forgotten my golf shoes and…
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The Easy Driver Set-Up

The Easy Driver Set-Up

The Easy Driver Set-Up is a short blog post explaining the basic principles of how to set up for the Driver. To start with, every golfer needs to know that the Driver set-up is very different to the set-up for the irons. Some of the reasons why are as follows, A Driver shaft is much…
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Walk or Ride

Walk or Ride?

Walk or Ride is a short golf blog post outlining the pros and cons of a Golf Cart or Buggy. I suppose that this question can only be answered by the individual themselves. Walking the course It was always the idea, since the 15th century, that golfers would walk the course. I believe that if…
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Chipping made easy

Chipping made easy is a short golf blog post that looks at the art of Chipping for all golfers. For some golfers, the chip shot can be a really fun shot to play. Others find it a nightmare. Let’s look at this scenario, you have just missed the green with your approach shot. You are…
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How to hit shots higher and lower

How to hit shots higher and lower?

How to hit shots higher and lower? is a short Golf blog post explaining exactly how to do just that? Firstly, let’s take a look at how to hit the ball lower. There are many key points to follow to hit a shot lower. Hitting the ball lower Make sure that the ball position is…
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Awkward Lies in Golf Part 2

Awkward Lies in Golf Part 2

Awkward Lies in Golf, Part 2 looks at another set of difficult positions found on the golf course. The hardest thing for a golfer to do is to instantly adjust their set up, stance, ball position at the click of the fingers. But as the majority of all golf shots are played from uneven ground,…
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Awkward Lies in Golf

Awkward Lies in Golf, Part 1

Awkward Lies in Golf, Part 1 explains how to hit balls from 2 specific awkward positions. Most players love hitting balls on the range or of the teeing ground as these are the only areas on a golf course that are flat. The majority of all golf shots are hit from positions that are far…
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