Yearly Archives: 2010

Playing with a Future Super Star of Golf

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In most PGA Pro Am’s, I think you’d find the amateurs in awe of the professionals they play with and some of the shots they execute but recently at the Howlong Pro Am it was the exact opposite in our group. The Howlong Pro Am held recently on the Murray River introduced a future star […]

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Putting Tips for Holing More Putts

Follow the tips in the video to putt with more confidence and hole more putts. Picking a target 6 inches in front of your ball on your line will make it easier to align correctly.   Rolling the ball over this target will ensure you roll your putts on your intended line which will lead […]

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Chipping Tips for Lower Scores

To learn to score better on the golf course, firstly work on your chipping technique so you are executing consistent chip shots. Then the golfer must learn how they can control their distance to get the ball closer to the hole more often.   This requires practice to build the skill level at being able […]

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2010 Australian Masters Golf Championship Visit

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I attended the 2010 Australian Masters Golf Championship held at the beautiful Victoria Golf Club.  Luckily enough I had a couple of cameras with me so here are some photos and videos of some of the professionals. STAY TUNED… MORE STUFF CONTINUALLY BEING ADDED!!

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Ben Taylor Swing Plane

Here is a video lesson report from a recent lesson with Ben Taylor. Ben currently plays off 4 and has recently been working on his impact alignments.  The drill he has been using is to preview impact before he starts his swings to help him get his right forearm on shaft plane through impact.  The […]

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Luke Whitworth Swing Plane

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Luke has been steadily improving his technique and handicap but it wasn’t until a recent lesson that we made a huge breakthrough in regards to his technique.  Luke is now delivering the clubhead into the ball from the inside, attacking the inside quadrant of the ball.  You’ll notice one of the differences in the before […]

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Student Matt Buff prepares for the Nationals

Student of Willow Golf and the Trainee Professional at Yering Meadows Golf Club is preparing for the National Trainee Championships. It is being held at Catalina Golf Club in New South Wales later this month. Matt has been working very hard on his short game lately to prepare and tonight we were tuning up his […]

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5 Shots Around The Green

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I recently had an article published in the Inside Golf 2010 Digital Instruction Guide. (Click to view) I originally wrote the article to help golfers improve by explaining some cause and effect.  For example, how ball position will affect trajectory or how the length of swing and how we use our wrists will affect distance. […]

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Student Heather Hamilton Wins Her 6th Monthly Medal.

I love hearing from students, especially when it’s to let me know of a good result.  I received this from Heather this morning via email: Email from Heather Hamilton: Just wanted to let you know that I shot an 89 yesterday 8/09/10, with 25 putts. Won my 6th Monthly Medal. I am still playing off […]

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Confessions of a Yipper

There are a few words and phrases which golfers not only don’t like hearing but don’t like experiencing. The phrase “Still your putt”, the words “Shank” and “Yip” are all part of the golfing vocabulary and when mentioned in a sentence often produce anything from a laugh or a cringe depending on whether you’re witnessing […]

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Seek Help From a Professional

We all know how difficult and frustrating golf can be… Just watch the following video if you have EVER hit a bad shot If you: Have ever done something similar to one of these golfers Have ever hit a slice, hook, duff, blade, house, car or person Think it’s only a matter of time before […]

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I Applaud You: Patricia Hannigan

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This post is to send out a HUGE thank you to Patricia Hannigan. Who is Patricia Hannigan and why am I applauding her?  Patricia is the founder of Golf Girl Media and on her diary ran a simple little competition to name an unusual looking object. I correctly guessed that this item was in fact […]

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Delivering a Better Service to Golfers

Well if you haven’t already noticed, just for those visually impared people who browse the internet, the Willow Golf website is undergoing some changes in preparation for some exciting things that are coming soon. You may have already noticed: Email subscription box Located in the sidebar to the right of the page is our new Email […]

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Pitch it Closer

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After reading the Chip and Run article HERE… we can then progress from a chip shot into a pitch shot The Pitch shot has a mid-trajectory flight while having a moderate amount of backspin when it hits the green. The Set Up – The stance is now a little wider than the chip shot as […]

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The Teacher’s Teacher

Here’s small piece out of Chuck Evans Medicus Golf School Introduction. You can also listen to Chuck being interviewed by us on TalkinGolf Radio Chuck discusses a range of topics from TGM to practice tips and much more.

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TalkinGolf Radio – Episode 3

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Episode #3 – In the Swing on TalkinGolf Radio. Hosted by Rod Morri and co-hosted by David Williams. Most interviews done on radio and TV usually contain a well known golf coach or player.  We decided to approach this from a different angle and interview a regular student who has managed to reduce his handicap […]

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Score better in the Wet

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So you’ve practiced each night after work all week and you are SO looking forwards to the weekend when you get to actually play. Alas… it’s raining!! So what do you do to cope with the wet weather out on the course? The following is a checklist of things you should have and do if […]

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Bruce Hardie Breaks Through

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After working with Bruce for a couple of years now he has achieved a major milestone in his golfing life. Starting off a handicap of 22 Bruce has been steadily improving his game in all areas and his handicap has been dropping. Yesterday, Bruce broke 80 for the first ever time.  A 79 at Brighton […]

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TalkinGolf Radio – Episode 2

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Episode #2 – In the Swing on TalkinGolf Radio. Hosted by Rod Morri and co-hosted by David Williams. This episode contains Mr Chuck Evans from Medicus Golf Institute based in Destin, Florida.  Chuck is a US Golf Digest Top 100 Teacher.  He discusses a wide variety of topics on the golf swing and coaching methods […]

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TalkinGolf Radio

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G’day all, Well after our very successful first episode, the second episode is rapidly approaching and we have another one of the worlds top golf instructor.  (I certainly hope we can continue to climb to the lofty standards we have set so early) We have just confirmed Mr. Chuck Evans as our next special guest. […]

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