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How Straight Can You Roll the Rock?

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Take the Rossdale Pro Shop Putting Challenge….

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Hybrids vs Long Irons

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

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PIMP MY PUTTER

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WANT YOUR CLUBS TO STAND OUT AND TRULY BE YOURS? Pimp My Putter can recolor the stamping on your putter, wedges, irons & woods to reflect who you are. Recolor to match your favourite footy team or just pimp out in some bright colors. From as little as $10. If you’d like a quote or […]

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Willow Golf – On the Move

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After making many friends over 5 wonderful years as Teaching Professional at Cardinia Beaconhills Golf Links, I have accepted a full time position at the Rossdale Golf Club in Aspendale, Victoria. I commence my new role as the Director of Golf & Coaching on Thursday 25th September 2014, working for ADP Golf Management in assisting to […]

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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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String Line Putting Drill

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Practicing your putting along a string line, and through a narrow goal, will quickly teach the golfer what they need to feel to roll the ball straighter towards their intended target. To make a very inexpensive string line, all you need is 2 metal skewers and about 15ft of string. In the following video, student Matthew […]

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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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PUTTING MASTERCLASS

We recently conducted a Putting Masterclass at Patterson River Golf Club. Attendees learned about building a solid technique, feeling for distance and slope, why putter fitting is important as well as various drills to improve their putting skill. Here is a quick video montage of the event. For help with your putting I offer golf […]

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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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Aimpoint Clinic at Cardinia Beaconhills Golf Links

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Not to be missed… Jamie Donaldson (UK PGA & European Senior Aimpoint Instructor) along with Stuart Leong (Australian PGA & Certified Aimpoint Instructor) will be appearing at Cardinia Beaconhills Golf Links on Wednesday 23rd January 2013 to deliver the best green reading and putting clinic going around. It has taken the worldwide golf scene by […]

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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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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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