Neil Tappin

BBC or Sky: Who covered the US Masters better?

The 2017 US Masters will be long remembered for an incredible duel between two of the modern game’s great ball-strikers. However, this was not the only head-to-head battle of the…

How launch angle and power are linked

If you take one thing from this article, I want it to be how launch angle and power are linked and how you can get more yardage without swinging any…

A Year In The Life Of A Golfer

From optimism and success to crushing defeat and despondency, here’s what to expect in 2018

Toe Hang Or Face Balanced Putter Strong and slight arc putting tips

Strong and slight arc putting tips You need to make a decision as to whether you want your stroke to have a strong arc or to be relatively straight-back-and-through (there…

Stabilize your swing for better fairway wood strikes

Stabilize your swing for better fairway wood strikes There are two fundamental keys that will help stabilize your swing for better fairway wood strikes  – ball position and posture. At…

TaylorMade M4 v M2

In this video, Neil Tappin tests the latest TaylorMade driver – the M4 – up against its predecessor, the M2. How much has the performance improved from one generation to

Driver Test: M3 v M1

In this video, Neil Tappin tests the latest driver from TaylorMade, the M3, up against its two predecessors. How did the performance match up between three years of driver technology?

best distance irons 2018

If you are looking to invest in a new set of irons for 2018, you will need to do your homework first. Finding the exact model aimed at your game…

Compact forgiveness

In this exclusive video, Neil Tappin tests some of his favourite compact forgiveness irons on the market to see which perform best in a host of different categories

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…

Launch Monitors: what do the numbers mean?

Launch Monitors: What do the numbers mean? Backspin We have placed this at the top of our list because backspin is one of the most important numbers in modern-day club…