Get A Grip!

So how important is the golf grip? How you hold the club? I once did back to back 10 minute lessons at The Golf Show in various locations for 2 or 3 days at a time. I changed the way 3 people gripped it out of 183 on one of those stints. One was aContinue reading “Get A Grip!”

Practice With Purpose

Right. So I’ve got the bug again. I couldn’t hit a Donkey with a Banjo last week and practice practice practice we go. How are you practicing? Do you have a purpose to a practice or is it just a loosen up type excercise? Some are looking to improve technique – The drill below willContinue reading “Practice With Purpose”

What Does Bad Ball Striking Do?

Ball striking can change the way your ball travels. Gear Effect is the physics behind your ball flight and strike. The face on your driver bulges heel to toe and top to bottom to combat Gear Effect. Gear effect happens on all clubs, even the putter. Ball Strike Position – MRH TOE – (Furthest fromContinue reading “What Does Bad Ball Striking Do?”

Smashing The Factor

A commonly used term in golf is “Smash Factor”. What is it exactly? With the increased use of launch monitors we have a little statistic called smash factor and it is particularly important when looking at Driver data. Smash Factor as I understand it is how fast the ball comes off the club face inContinue reading “Smashing The Factor”

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”

Working (Golfing) From Home

What can you do at home to scratch that itch that is the golf course being closed? Will try and keep this simple in the headings. What useful 1 minute drills can you do from home before we get back out on the golf course? Try these if you can and tell me if theyContinue reading “Working (Golfing) From Home”

What Is Your Next Level?

There are 4 groups of golfer I will refer to and create content for. This is for the benefit of the golfers in that category as well as giving that player an insight to what the next level of their progression may entail. This is why we are all here right? Level up, get betterContinue reading “What Is Your Next Level?”

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