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If you live in an area where the weather is good enough to practice and play all year round, you are one of the fortunate golfers. However, many golfers in the country live in severe winter climates and are unable to go to the driving range or play golf for months. If you are one

Playing in the rain

Friday, 01 January 2010 by

5 Top Tips! Get a trolley and a brolly Help keep everything off the ground and nice and dry, a brolly attachment on your trolley also allows you to keep an extra hand free. Keep plenty of spare gloves handy Never throw away an old glove but save them for a rainy day, change your

Playing Golf in the wind

Friday, 01 January 2010 by

Cross Winds Unless you’re very confident shaping the golf ball, don’t try and fight a cross wind by drawing or fading shots into it. Simply adjust your aim left or right and allow the wind to move your ball. Take one or two clubs more than you normally would for the shot distance (i.e. a

Jeremy Lay on Short Game

Friday, 01 January 2010 by

It was refreshing today to go to our great short game centre to give a lesson, only to find that all the greens were in use! So often, players come to practise their driving and the short game is often ignored. After playing a round of golf, have you ever counted the number of full

Charles Howell approached the 18th tee, on the 72nd hole of the 2005 Buick Invitational needing an eagle 3 to get into a playoff with Tiger Woods. From about 100 yards away, Charles struck his 3rd shot perfectly, the ball soared through the sky and landed in the cup only to bounce backwards and spin

Golf Course Management

Friday, 01 January 2010 by

When was the last time you finished a game with the same ball as you started with? By improving your course management skills you can cut a substantial amount of shots from your score. Play Smart: Playing smart and controlling your emotions are a large part of good golf course management. By not abandoning a