Drive For Show

How should a Driver be looked at for different abilities of golfer? Brand wise I’ve always found the following to be generally about right and use this to add weight to any decisions you make. The likes of Ping, Cobra and more recently PXG have been consistent and repeatable which I value highly when planningContinue reading “Drive For Show”

Going Clubbing

How do the clubs in a golf bag progress for different skill levels? Beginner Package sets are great to start with and you can replace or upgrade clubs as and when you feel the need. Equally true with 2nd hand or any freebies people may have laying around. Learn the game. It’s easier to learnContinue reading “Going Clubbing”

Forgive Me Father

For lack of a better title, I’ll be looking here at what makes an iron more forgiving? The ideas can be translated to other clubs in the bag as it’s the idea behind the technology and what to look for when comparing products. So what makes a golf iron more forgiving? Bigger face, wider sole,Continue reading “Forgive Me Father”

Which Way Is North?

Just wanted to run through some basic terminology for golf ball flight. The information below is correct for a right handed golfer. The starting direction and finishing place is of huge importance when diagnosing the golf swing. We have the following words to describe ball flight in golf; Straight, Draw, Fade, Pull, Push, Hook, Slice,Continue reading “Which Way Is North?”

Flight Club

Anyone heard of a “flyer” at all? commonly used term when a ball jumps way further than you thought it should have. How do you get a flyer? It comes from grass trapping in between the ball and the face at impact and it reduces the spin on the ball and causes it to carryContinue reading “Flight Club”

Carpet Burn

Has anyone burnt a hole in their carpet from practicing their putting so much yet? I’ve been doing bits here and there to get my fix of golf while patiently waiting for the courses to open up again. Thought I might write something about what I think about to give you something to think aboutContinue reading “Carpet Burn”

Why The Long Clubface?

Over time, irons have been getting longer and longer. Or have they? To get right to the point, lofts have got strong. I mean really strong. Let’s pick a traditional brand’s most forgiving iron in Titleist’s iron from 2010 (AP1 710) and the most forgiving from 2020 (T400): Titleist 2010 – AP1 710 5 ironContinue reading “Why The Long Clubface?”

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