Author Archives: Willow

About Willow

Director of Golf & Coaching Rossdale Golf Club Aspendale, VIC. Australia P: (03) 9580 4763 PGA Australia - Full Member since 2005 Callaway Golf - Brand Ambassador

Hybrids vs Long Irons

Willow explains the differences and benefits in using hybrids over long irons.

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Video – How to Correctly Enter a Bunker

I was shooting a video the other day on the etiquette of entering bunkers.  It was completely ruined by this golfer with terrible etiquette. The golfer was one of my students, Arielle Cathcart, who likes to have some fun on the course.  I hope you enjoyed.

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It All Starts With The Grip

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Any wear marks or holes in your golf glove is a sign of a poor grip or grip pressure. Having an incorrect grip can lead to the need to have many compensations and manipulations during the swing to attempt to deliver the club face square at impact. In this video I explain how to achieve […]

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STOP SLICING – The Path to Success

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The majority of students I see slice the ball.  The rest will hook the ball with very few knowing the correct path into the ball on the downswing. To learn to hit it straighter let’s first look at why the ball curves in the air. The main thing that we, as golfers, do to curve the […]

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Are Your Grips Costing You Distance?

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Did you know that washing your golf grips could improve consistency and distance in your shots? Poor condition grips will cause the golfer to grip the club tighter to stop it slipping or moving.  This will cause tension in the arms, which will reduce the effectiveness of the golfers levers in their swing and therefore […]

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Breaking 90 Video Series – Lesson 5: Putting

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After reading the Breaking 90 post on this website and analyzing your golf through the “Par 3 Game”, you will need to start working on those areas that are affecting your score the most.  In this video lesson we address putting. Ensuring we get our first putt close enough to the hole is essential to […]

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Breaking 90 Video Series – Lesson 4: Bunker Shots

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After reading the Breaking 90 post on this website and analyzing your golf through the “Par 3 Game”, you will need to start working on those areas that are affecting your score the most.  In this video lesson we address bunker shots. It is essential, if we are to reduce our scores, to minimize the […]

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Willow at the 2013 US Masters

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“Usually when something has such a hype and aura of expectation surrounding it, you nearly always feel a little disappointed when you experience it. The Masters is the total opposite… It not only fulfills that but greatly surpasses it. It’s not just the perfectly presented course but the attention to detail and the experience that […]

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Breaking 90 Video Series – Lesson 3: Pitching Over Bunkers

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After reading the Breaking 90 post on this website and analyzing your golf through the “Par 3 Game”, you will need to start working on those areas that are affecting your score the most.  In this video lesson we address pitching over bunkers. It is essential, if we are to reduce our scores, to minimize […]

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Breaking 90 Video Series – Lesson 2: Chipping

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After reading the Breaking 90 post on this website and analyzing your golf through the “Par 3 Game”, you will need to start working on those areas that are affecting your score the most.  In this video lesson we address chipping. It is essential, if we are to reduce our scores, to minimize the shots […]

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Breaking 90 Video Series – Lesson 1: Pitching

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After reading the Breaking 90 post on this website and analyzing your golf through the “Par 3 Game”, you will need to start working on those areas that are affecting your score the most.  Over the coming weeks we will be releasing short video clips to assist with different areas of the game inside 100m […]

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Breaking 90 Article

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We always hear how the majority of our game is played within 100 metres from the green, but how many golfers actually know by how much it is affecting their overall scores? To play ‘bogey’ golf, IE… 1 over per hole which will see you shooting around 90, the following should occur on most holes: […]

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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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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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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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