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 cure the putting yips

If I were to ask you to make a guess as to the highest single hole score in professional golf what would you throw back at me? If you only managed early double figures, then you are still miles away. The great Tommy Armour playing in the Shawnee Open in…

Shanking cures

Shanking cures

Golf Monthly top 25 coach Barney Puttick offers his shanking cures to help you stop striking your iron shots from the hosel...

lob shot

Lob shot swing tips

Golf Monthly Top 25 coach Neil Plimmer has some valuable tips on playing the greenside lob shot, to help you get out of trouble more easily.

lag putting

Lag Putting

Golf Monthly top 25 coach Andrew Reynolds helps you improve your lag putting

ball position check

Why do I pull iron shots?

Aim check If you have been asking yourself, why do i pull iron shots, it’s a fairly obvious place to start but you must examine your own alignment. It’s easy to make mistakes here without noticing so lay down some alignment sticks in practice. Make sure that your clubface is…

clear your hips

Clear your hips for power drives

To create speed at impact your body must able to rotate powerfully through the hitting zone and so its imperative that you clear your hips for power drives. For some golfers, the left hip gets in the way through impact and the player gets stuck – often leaking shots to…