As anyone who has ever picked up a club will know, golf is one of the toughest sports you can play. Of course, this also makes it one of the most rewarding and explains why so many of us get addicted. There is no hiding however from the fact that to get more from the game, you need to devote time to it in practice. The tips section of the Golf Monthly website is packed full of the best advice in the game. From driving it longer and straighter to developing a deft touch around the greens, we have every aspect of the game covered. We also have a library of video tips from the Golf Monthly Top 25 coaches to bring you the best possible advice. Let our tips section become your guide to better golf this year!

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How to prevent early extension in the golf swing

Before we answer the question about how to prevent early extension in your golf swing it makes sense to underline exactly what an ‘early extension’ is. This term refers to a loss of spine angle through the hitting area. As the player comes down towards impact, the hips move closer…

How much sand should I take for perfect bunker shots?

The key to being a good bunker player is to take a consistent amount of sand. Always having the same sized splash around the ball will make it far easier for you to control the distance but how big should that splash be and how much sand should I take…

Find the low point in your swing

If you want to improve the quality of your ball-striking, it makes sense to find the low point in your golf swing. Understand where the club is at its lowest and you’ll know exactly where to position the ball for crisp, pure contacts. It’s crucial if you want to shoot…

Step-by-step guide to playing the punch

Step-by-step guide to playing the punch It doesn’t matter how low your handicap is, the punch is a surprisingly easy shot to master and one that is incredibly useful out on the course. The next time you’re on the range, try this step-by-step guide to playing the punch and you’ll…

Where should my divots start?

Great ball-strikers all deliver the club on the ideal angle of attack. Steep enough to catch the ball first without being too steep and killing the flight. It’s a tricky balance. If you are looking to improve your ball-striking it is worth asking – where should my divots start? By…

Iron tips for low and mid handicappers

One of the best iron tips for low and mid handicappers relates to determining exactly how far you hit the ball. Some smart practice might just transform your scores next year – here’s how to do it. Head to the course while it is quiet and hit a shot from…

ways to get better at golf

Struggling to get your handicap down or just not scoring as low as you'd like to? Here are five ways to get better at golf

5 strange tour practice drills... Explained!

5 Strange Tour Practice Drills… Explained! As we strive to get better, golfers are prone to using practice drills to unlock that illusive, all-important movement. It doesn’t matter what it looks like as long as it works. Here are 5 Strange Tour Practice Drills… Explained! Alex Noren – Impact Drill…