• 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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  • Happy golf

    What does it take to be happy with your golf? Another philosophical post here, but one that can just as easily be applied to life as it can golf. I think learning this idea early on can seriously help you throughout your golfing career – whether you are a beginner looking to get your first handicap, […]

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  • Form can be a mysterious thing; when we have it, we believe we will never lose it. When it is gone, we think we will never see it again. This happens to every player regardless of their level. Tour pro’s can go for months without making a cut, often soon after winning a tournament. And […]

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  • Fault Fixing in Golf

    There are an endless number of ‘faults’ in golf; we could lose our spine angle, raise our head height at the wrong time, extend our knees too early, flip our wrists, have a backswing that is too flat (just to name a few). Everyone is always looking for the reason for hitting a bad shot; […]

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