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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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How to prepare for your first tournament

How to prepare for your first golf tournament

How to prepare for your first golf tournament is a short golf blog post that highlights the 6 most important things to do before the big day. Being prepared is the most important thing to remember before playing your first tournament. This game will be totally different to anything that you have experienced before.  …
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John Rattray and the Rules of Golf

John Rattray and the Rules of Golf

John Rattray and the Rules of Golf is a short golf blog post explaining who John Rattray was and his link to the rules of Golf. So, Who exactly was John Rattray? John Rattray, 1707-1771 He was born into the Clan Rattray in 1707 and lived in Craighall castle near Blairgowrie & Rattray. After his…
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My Caddy in St Andrews

My Caddy in St Andrews

My Caddy in St Andrews is a short golf blog post that takes a closer look at a local Caddy including an interview.. Back in October 2021 I had my first taste of The Old Course in St Andrews. As it was my first time I booked a Caddy too. I wanted to know the…
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Golf holiday in Austria

Golf holiday in Austria

Golf holiday in Austria is a short golf blog post highlighting some of the best courses to play. I am talking about Austria… not Australia and don’t mention the Sound of Music, they’ve never heard of it. When flying to Austria there are several airports that are suitable including, Vienna, Graz, Salzburg, Linz & Innsbruck.…
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Classic Golf Tunes

Classic Golf Tunes

Classic Golf Tunes is a short golf blog highlighting some of the best and worst golfing tunes that I know of. There have been many attempts over the years to create golf-themed music and some have been pretty good whilst others have been really awful. The first band I heard playing golf songs was Jake…
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