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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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Previous putters of mine

Previous Putters of mine

Previous Putters of mine is a short Golf blog post that takes a look back at my favourite Putters. To start with, my first ever putter was a borrowed one from the garage. It was an old putter from my father, who used to play about once a year. The putter was very similar to…
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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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Who do you play Golf with?

Who do you play Golf with?

Who do you play Golf with? This is a short Golf blog highlighting some of the game’s characters. Everybody has played with these guys before, who do you recognise? Who do you play Golf with? Gambler This guy will bet on anything and everything. Loves to gamble no matter what the odds. It usually starts…
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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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Planning a golfing trip for a group

Planning a golfing trip for a group.

Planning a golfing trip for a group is a short Golf blog post that outlines the most important things not to forget. I have years of experience organising golf trips, breaks, holidays etc. From 2 to over a hundred at a time. It is no easy thing to do, especially if this is your first…
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Golfs most famous Bunkers

Golfs’ most famous Bunkers

Golfs’ most famous Bunkers is a short Golf blog listing the best, worst & hardest bunkers in Golf. Before I start, let me explain What a Bunker is. According to the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews who write the rules, Bunkers are: specially prepared areas intended to test the player’s ability to…
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