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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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Drive Straighter and Longer

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Everything we do should be about being able to deliver the club correctly to the ball on our way from the top of the backswing through to finish. Miss-hits are the main reason for a lack of potential distance that your technique might produce.  I see so many golfer tee up the ball high, but […]

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Have You Had Your Lie Angles Checked Lately?

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Having the correct lie angle on your clubs helps ensure the club isn’t causing or contributing to your bad shots. How does the lie angle of my golf club cause bad shots I hear you ask? WATCH THIS… Testing for lie angles MUST be done dynamically (when impacting a golf ball).  A fitter will get […]

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Improve Your Driving

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Do you stand on the tee with driver in hand and hope to hit the fairway? Driving seems to be most of my students main concern and the recent poll on this site saw 29.17% of responses say that driving was the worst part of their game.  Irons came in 2nd at 18%.  Click HERE […]

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Chipping Distance Control

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One easy way to improve your distance control when chipping is to practice consistently landing the ball in the same spot every time. A simple drill is to place a golf towel, hoop or similar target on the ground a few paces away. Once you have the feel and control to land the ball consistently […]

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Top 10 – Favourite Golf Courses

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This list represents my top 10 favourite courses that I’ve played. The courses listed are the ones I have always enjoyed and look forward to playing each time I visit.  They all consist of some of my unforgettable golfing memories, mostly good some bad. 10. HORIZONS GOLF RESORT – New South Wales Reason: I have […]

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Do you take a divot?

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Good players hit down on the ball when playing a shot off the ground, NOT up.  There should be no attempt to neither scoop nor lift the ball into the air. To effectively hit down on the back of the ball, the good player ensures their hands are in front of the ball at impact […]

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Trick Shot – The Lob

I was messing around today seeing how much I could lay my lob wedge back to get the highest and shortest shot possible.  Here is two shots taken from 2 different angles. Thrusting the open face down and forwards under the ball to lay the face back to achieve maximum launch angle. Just make sure […]

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Fitness for Golf

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Here are some of the things that we do to condition ourselves for golf.  All you need is a balance ball. Improving core strength and balance will assist the golf swing and general well being. Exercise #1:  Balance on all fours Exercise #2: Kneeling Balance Exercise #3: Kneeling Rotation Exercise #4: Balance Extensions     […]

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Impact must be your FIRST consideration

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If you master how to achieve the correct impact alignments, then you will start to have control over the balls flight. Consistent ball striking doesn’t happen by accident.  Anyone can learn to make a consistent strike on the ball… It is first achieved by learning the correct impact alignments in a chip shot, then the […]

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It’s not about pretty… It’s about IMPACT!!

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We’ve all seen the golf swings down the range that make us double take. Learn to impact the ball correctly and the rest just kind of happens. I like to start by teaching a student how they need to impact the ball first.  Then their body will start to move to support the motion of […]

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Playing Golf With My Daughter

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Being such a nice afternoon I thought I would take my daughter out for a couple of holes.  The following is the story of the events that occurred this afternoon at the Cardinia Beaconhills Golf Links. Madison enters the pro shop to book in her round of golf… Madison tees her ball up on the […]

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What Other Sport Do You Play Which Might Help Your Golf?

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If you are just taking up golf, relating a sport you have played in the past to your golf swing maybe very useful in achieving a more sound golf technique. Softball, Baseball, Tennis, Cricket are just an example of sports that have very similar biomechanics to golf.   For example: the chipping technique can be […]

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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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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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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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