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…