Yearly Archives: 2012

Willow off to the Holden Scramble National Final

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I was invited to play in the Holden Scramble Regional Final held at Cobram Barooga Golf Club last Monday.  Travis Merritt from Howlong Golf Club had 3 teams qualify and needed a pro to play with one of the groups. I met the team I was going to be playing with 30 minutes before we […]

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Magician with European PGA Tour Stars

Magician DMC is seen here with some of the European Tours finest performing some amazing tricks in front of the eyes and sometimes under their feet. Card tricks, crushing and even catching golf balls. Please don’t try these at home Kindest Regards David Williams AAA Rated – PGA Teaching Professional Cardinia Beaconhills Golf Links Upper […]

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Junior Golfer Shows His Skills

24 Month Old Cobey shows us his skills.  Cobey puts some adults to shame with his ability to hit the ball time and time again even while looking at something in the bushes in the last video In coaching real youngsters like Cobey, building a sense of fun into lessons is vital.  I will then […]

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Fitness For Golf – Legs

Student Ryan Fuller is seen in this video working in the gym. Incorporating core stability and balance aspects into exercises will help with the pivot in the golf swing while strengthening muscle groups.  Elements of rotation also play a large part in Fitness for Golf Training. These are fairly advanced but the challenge makes them […]

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Golf Practice Training Aid

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Practicing correctly will see an improvement in your scores on the course. There is a huge market in golf for training aids and there are people and businesses dedicated solely to inventing and marketing these products to golfers.  Some of these training aids cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars and there are many golfers […]

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Chipping Practice to Improve Skills

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Practicing your chipping can easily be done at home. Once you have improved your technique, you will then want to hone your skills. Here are a couple of useful links to improve your technique: Chipping Tips Video The Bump and Run Shot Weight forward & Steady Head Chipping Drill Chipping vs Pitching Video There are […]

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The Perfect Golf Swing

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On practice fairways and golf ranges around the world, golfers are constantly seeking to learn the ‘perfect’ golf swing.  Many coaches who coach the one swing pattern to every student believe they have discovered the ‘perfect’ golf swing.  The reality is… the perfect golf swing is different for every golfer.  So what constitutes the PERFECT […]

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Swing Plane Improvement

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Student Brian Head works on his swing plane.  He has been hitting the ball very inconsistently lately and his shots can go a long way left OR right. BEFORE SWING Steep at the top Outside Plane on the downswing Outside to inside club head path through impact Clubface not rotating enough Left elbow not rotating […]

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Improved Chipping in One Easy Lesson

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Today I had Puji and Dinushi for their first lesson with me at Cardinia Beaconhills Golf Links. Both players have great swings but are not achieving good impact alignments.  Introducing better impact alignments in chipping first is a great way to monitor success before progressing to a full swing. Dinushi Chipping Before and After (Click […]

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Chipping Drills

Here is the latest edition of Inside Golf with my latest article on how you can improve your chipping. Open publication – Free publishing – More gear Kindest Regards David Williams AAA Rated – PGA Teaching Professional Cardinia Beaconhills Golf Links Upper Beaconsfield, Melbourne, Australia David is also a Master Instructor with the Medicus Golf […]

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On Course Golf TV Commercial

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On Course Golf have just produced their new TV Commercial for play during and after the US Masters starting on Thursday 5th April at Augusta National.  They recently visited Cardinia Beaconhills Golf Links to film their latest commercial series.  On Course Golf has recently signed Australian Touring Professional, Craig Parry as brand ambassador. See the […]

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Distance Control Drill for Putting

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Having good distance control is vital for consistent putting.  When a golfer hits a bad putt that finishes more than a metre from the hole, the majority of the time it will be caused by the distance the ball travels and not the direction.  When faced with a breaking putt, distance control becomes even more […]

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One Shot Away From Success

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I gave a very satisfying golf lesson on the range today and felt compelled to share. Harry came for his first lesson today after recently attending some lessons elsewhere.  He mentioned that the previous pro suggested he cock his wrists more on the backswing, but  was concerned this lead him to have less control in […]

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FOCUSING ON SUCCESS OR FAILURE?

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How you prepare for each and every shot will have a major effect on your performance. When you are standing behind your ball preparing for the upcoming shot… what are you looking at?  Are your eyes wandering and glancing at trouble ahead?  This may lead you into hoping to avoid trouble. When you are standing […]

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Putting Drill for Confidence

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A positive putter will ALWAYS beat a negative putter so working on your shorter putts will give you the confidence to give your longer putts a go at the hole.  You will be able to be more positive on your longer putts if you have confidence that you will hole the next putt if you […]

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Simple Drill To Improve Chipping

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Ensuring your weight is forwards and keeping a steady head when chipping will assist with making a consistent downward strike on the golf ball.  Most golfers who are struggling with their chipping fail in these two areas.  The following simple drill will help to improve your chipping… Practice chipping the ball while you are balanced […]

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