• Delayed Learning

    One of the biggest lessons I can pass down to someone learning golf, or anything, from my experiences as a player is this – patience. Although not one of the key factors in learning, it certainly helps. This is just a quick article to allow you to understand the learning process a little more, and […]

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  • Better technique = better golf?

    Which swing is better? Swing 1 Or swing 2 Please Ignore the clothing. Most of you looking at the swings would say, not contest – Swing number 2. The takeaway is better, the hands move away in synch with the body, the shaft plane halfway back is great, the top position is neutral in terms […]

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  • Long term vs Quick Fix

    A few people emailed me asking me to describe to them more about The Golfer’s Toolbox. A lot of people said “Isn’t this just a quick fix?”. Let’s look at another example. This is a Video of Mark Crossfield, fellow PGA pro and very popular online instructor (check out his other vids). Lots of people – instructors […]

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  • We hear all the time about course management. This deals primarily with tactics of how to plot your way around the course, picking sensible targets to aim for, and also allowing for your shot patterns to occur. Game management is subtly different, although there may be a cross over between this concept and course management. […]

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  • Distance Management

    Continuing the theme of course management, I will now touch on the topic of managing your distance. Many of the greatest players will agree with me when I say that managing how far you hit your clubs is one of the most important elements to a great golfer. There are many technical elements to distance […]

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  • Where to aim

    Last article, we looked at where our target should be in a specific example. Now, we will look at where we should aim; there is a big difference between the two. Our target is where we want the ball to FINISH. Our aim is where we need to align in order to get the ball […]

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  • Adjusted Targets

    I would consider this simple idea one of the most basic in course strategy. Yet, the more I coach, the more I am amazed at how even some of the more elite players don’t understand (or, at least, don’t use) this. This idea could save you an incredible number of shots per round. The strategy concept […]

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  • I have talked of the value of lower expectations last week regarding happiness here. I have also discussed how I believe expectations can be one of the leading contributors to form here. Do I believe that expectations should be low all the time? Of course not. Having high expectations can drive you forward to where […]

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