Neil Tappin

fairway wood address tips

Fairway wood address tips If you are struggling with your fairway wood game it might be time for a shift in thinking. Start by asking yourself the following question: are…

How to play bunker shots

How to play bunker shots: Opening the face With most instruction related to bunker play a coach will tell his pupil to open the face of his wedge. The problem…

What is a one-piece takeaway in golf?

The takeaway is a vitally important move in the golf swing. Get it right and you will set the club working on the right path. Get it wrong and you…

Ryder Cup Team Europe School Report

Ryder Cup Team Europe School Report Darren Clarke Clarke’s picking and then handling of Thomas Pieters was the big success of his captaincy. However, he didn’t show enough faith in…

Justin Rose Ryder Cup course

Justin Rose Ryder Cup Course Comments The losing team’s Ryder Cup press conference is usually worth watching. As the players try to process what’s happened, still frazzled from a day…

how to judge your lie in the rough

Playing well in the winter is a test of your golfing instincts. Nowhere is this more applicable than when it comes to how to judge your lie in the rough.…

wet lie chipping method

Facing a chip from a muddy or wet lie is a scenario no golfer enjoys. The margin for error on the strike is much smaller than usual and using your…

change your putting method this winter

In the winter the greens bear little resemblance to the perfectly manicured summer surfaces you are used to so it makes sense to change your putting method this winter. Widen…

how high to tee your ball in the wind

When playing into the wind you should tee the ball down, right? Wrong. This is a huge misconception as people think that a lower tee height will automatically deliver a…

why america will win the Ryder Cup

The Ryder Cup is a strange beast. It is notoriously hard to predict, at times it defies logic and it certainly has a way of making heroes of previously unheralded…

What is the right ball position for hybrids?

Your hybrid is an important club, especially in the winter. The extra weight behind the ball will help from a host of different lies but should you be thinking of…

Titleist 917 Driver Review

We review the D2 version of the new Titleist 917 driver

apple-watch-series-2-golf

Apple Watch Series 2: What it means for golfers If you have been thinking about investing in a smart watch for golf, the chances are the Apple Watch Series 2…

How Rory McIlroy has transformed his putting

McIlroy’s first port of call was to enlist the help of putter designer Scotty Cameron. Nike’s decision not to continue making golf clubs enabled the Northern Irishman to look further…