Category: Golfing Lessons & Tips

PGA Advanced Professional

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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The Basic Bunker Shot

The Basic Bunker Shot

The Basic Bunker Shot is a short Golf blog post explaining the foundations of great bunker play. The basics are simple and for this example, we will presume that the lie of the ball is good. Please remember that my explanations are based on righthanded golfers. The Basic Bunker Shot Which club should I use?…
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My Top 3 Favourite Drills

My Top 3 Golf Drills

My Top 3 Golf Drills is a short Golf blog post introducing you to my favourite drills. There are thousands of drills out there that you can do to help your game. Some of them are new and some of them have been around for decades. You can’t argue why some of these are still…
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Know your Wedge distances

Know your Wedge Distances

Know your Wedge distances is a short Golf blog explaining Why it is important to learn your wedge distances. There is a “Short Game Guru” on this planet and he is called Dave Pelz. This guy is literally a rocket scientist as he used to work for NASA. He has studied the short game in…
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When to Chip it or Pitch it?

When to Chip it or Pitch it?

When to Chip it or Pitch it? is a short golf blog post simply explaining when a golfer should chip or pitch the ball onto the green? Lots of amateurs, when under pressure, choose the wrong type of approach shot. When you find yourself around the green, there are 3 basic shots to learn, Chipping,…
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My Tournament Preparation

My Tournament Preparation

My Tournament Preparation is a short Golf blog post detailing how I prepare for competitive Golf. Many of you, reading this, will already have tournament experience and I am sure you have your own to-do list. I have over 30 years of tournament experience and during my playing years, I have developed my own routine.…
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The dreaded Yips

The dreaded Yips

The dreaded Yips is a short blog that briefly explains what the Yips is and how to control it. So what are the Yips? The Yips is a sudden loss of motor skills that many athletes experience. It is is now a common phrase throughout sport in general especially in Golf, Baseball & Cricket. In…
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Beware of Lightning

Beware of Lightning

Beware of Lightning is a short blog that states the facts and figures, dos and don’ts regarding lightning both on and off the Golf course. I have had the unfortunate experience of witnessing several deaths on Golf courses. The worst one of all was somebody being hit by lightning. Anybody that has played Golf with…
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