Everyone is different and everyone balances the different reasons to play the game. How do you balance them?
It’s more than you believing “you’re worth it”. It’s us knowing you can.
Every golfer can play better and hit better shots more frequently.
If you’re looking for excuses to play less and less, then we want to share your challenge.
There’s compelling evidence that improving your putting and short game creates the quickest results on your scorecard.
Golf is the greatest game for families that has ever been invented.
Computer Game addiction used to a faraway place sort of problem. Ask any parent who’s child has discovered the Fortnite game, how close to home the problem is now.
How else does a 16-year old girl process 1,700 social messages a day on average?
We need to find a way to add balance to our children’s lives.
Any journey is better with friends. And as we said: “better is great”.
If you want to improve then connect with why you want to improve.
Forget what you see on TV, just being better is great
We want to inspire you to take a journey. As many of you as possible.
We want to make you a master of the knock down wedge shot.
We just love blowing away myths so that our golfers have a better golf game.
Why would we approach a wedge shot in a different way to the best players?
If we asked you to throw a ball into this bucket there would be an obvious approach. What clues does that give us?
This is the greatest game on the planet. Every shot that feels right is a beautiful experience. Let’s create more of them and the game gets even better.
Most don’t have it. Please get it. Please practise it.
If you knew you the average length of the final approach shot to the green, then you’d make sure you have that shot in your bag, wouldn’t you?
How many exact distances have you got dialed in, that you can hit consistently, from 100 yards into 50 yards?
If you’re a 15 handicap (or higher) then we’re pretty sure you could be 10 shots better BEFORE we get to your basic golf swing.
And everything in between.
We’ve changed some advice offered by one of the world’s most famous mental game coaches.
Often there’s a single change that delivers the broadest smile.
Why would you want to improve your golf swing; improve your consistency?
The manufacturers have made Par 3’s easier. It’s your turn to take advantage of that improvement.
Are you making it more difficult to hit good iron shots on Par 3’s?
Par 3’s require good game management and good decision making.
How could you improve your scores on the Par 3’s?
Where are you? Where is your golf swing? No need for comparisons. Find out your best first step.
For over 50% of our golfers, one small change could make a big difference to their playing experience.
Do not think you can’t. Believe you can.
Are you trying to go away from something or towards something? It does matter.
You’ve seen this picture before. We can offer a simple thought that translates a neat picture into a simpler, better, golf swing.
Which part of your body controls your golf swing? Which part needs to be more involved?
Whatever the wind conditions, most Professionals prefer to arrow wedge shots in on a lower trajectory than you’d think.
There’s a technique to hitting shots into the wind that ought to provide clues to more consistency on every shot.
Struggling in the wind. Remember: ‘when it��s breezy, swing easy’.
There’s a little more to it.
The harder you swing, the more spin you’ll impart on the golf ball. With some clubs, especially in some conditions, that’s the last thing you want.
In the last three weeks, we’ve asked questions about what you most want out of your golf.
Which is your favorite format, and which would you rather not play?
You’re driving to the club to play golf. What most inspires you about your golf today?
We’re interested in where you rank on a scale from 1 (where golf is a recreational and social past-time) to 5 (it’s all about competitive sport).
For many, many golfers, enjoyment trumps handicap. So check this final benchmark.
There is a very revealing point at which golfers hit a limit.
Most golfers have a part of their game that drags their handicap down (or up actually).
If you want to improve your score or lower your handicap, then start by benchmarking some key areas of your game.
Bunkers don’t have to be thought of as a ‘hazard’.
Learning how to use your bounce will make you much more consistent, and eliminate fat shots.
Making time for bounce could save you a lot of hours.
You might know about bounce, but can you use it?
If your #1 priority when playing golf is “fun with friends”, then without a doubt, this is the best format to play.
If you’ve been away with your family on holiday, you’ll have enjoyed the interaction with them all. Keep that bond.
If you’re not at an elite level, then the best way to improve your golf is out on the course.
Don’t let the winter come too quickly.
We’re teaching children FUNdamentals. Yes, they’re learning how to hit the ball, play the game, even compete. Yes, they’re making lots of friends. But above all, it’s got to offer the real ... See more
When we’re working with children and juniors, we’re not trying to find the one exceptional golfer. We’re trying to make sure every child and young person has a very positive, enabling experience.
We don’t play holes as long as these golfers do. So don’t try and copy them. Play formats that make allowances for your skill level.
We want golf to be a fun, enjoyable experience for your child. We need your help in that objective. Your role is critical.
We want to get under 13 juniors to experience and sample golf. It’s great for their movement and balance skills, and it’s social.
If you’ve spent many years playing recreational, social golf, shooting low 90’s, then how good could you be?
If you want a golf swing that has you looking good and threatening 80, then
Golf is a game of technique and timing. We’re looking for ladies who want to have a game that gets them lower than 85 most days.
If you’re shooting low 90’s / high 80’s, then it’s time to get below 85 most times, and even threaten 80. Interested?
Your distance potential is determined to large extent by your clubhead speed and we want to make sure you’re not losing out.
You don’t have to play “down” to your children’s level (or up to them in some cases). Play a format that offers both of you a challenge.
Of course it is. There are so many different formats. Some may make the experience much more enjoyable for the learner.
We don’t play holes as long as these golfers do. So don’t try and copy them. Play formats that make allowances for your skill level.
Outside of competition, the focus on golf should be enjoying the friendships and the playing experience.
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Which level are you at? If you want to shoot lower scores, then improving your level is the easiest and quickest way to get there.
When we’re working with children and juniors, we’re not trying to find the one exceptional golfer. We’re trying to make sure every child and young person has a very positive, enabling experience.
How good is your ball striking? How does that translate into your performance on approach shots?
We want golf to be a fun, enjoyable experience for your child. We need your help in that objective. Your role is critical.
The quickest way to lower a score is to improve your short game and putting but, for many golfers, the enjoyment on most holes is lost straight away.
We want to get under 13 juniors to experience and sample golf. It’s great for their movement and balance skills, and it’s social.
We want to get under 13 juniors to experience and sample golf. It’s great for their movement and balance skills, and it’s social.
Which area of your golf game, if improved, would create the biggest increase in enjoyment out on the golf course (including a lower score), causing you to want to get out and play more golf?
Some golfers will describe other courses as a ‘Pitch and Putt’. I’m not sure how they mean it, but we’d like to suggest that ‘Pitch and Putt’ is actually a great game.
We’re teaching children FUNdamentals. Yes, they’re learning how to hit the ball, play the game, even compete. Yes, they’re making lots of friends. But above all, it’s got to offer the real ... See more
When we’re working with children and juniors, we’re not trying to find the one exceptional golfer. We’re trying to make sure every child and young person has a very positive, enabling experience.
If your handicap is 15 or above, then review your performance and technique on this shot.
The relationship with the game, depending on your child’s age, should influence your thinking.
Over the next 3 or 4 weeks keep a separate scorecard. It only comes into play when you have an approach shot, from the fairway.
The experts continually tell us that without a good setup it’s almost impossible to hit a good golf shot.
What if I told you that in many cases, fat or thin contact, or a swing-path-club-face-relationship creating a fade or slice, can be traced to poor posture with incorrect bend and tilt at address?
Last week we asked you why you thought most regular golfers paid so much less attention to their setup than a top golfer does.
One of the biggest differences between Tour Professionals and regular golfers is the amount of attention the very best continually pay to their setup.
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Some golfers will describe other courses as a ‘Pitch and Putt’. I’m not sure how they mean it, but we’d like to suggest that ‘Pitch and Putt’ is actually a great game.
Improving range of motion helps you make not just a better swing, but to recapture lost yards and consistency.
If your handicap is 15 or above, then review your performance and technique on this shot.
One of the advantages of youth is the ability to ‘separate’ the upper body and the hips.
This year we want you ready to play better golf.
And the most important thing you can do to improve your golf swing is to improve your range of motion.
Many golfers struggle to make good and consistent contact because they’re restricted or use their arms without rotating the upper body. Improve your range of motion. Improve your golf.
Over the next 3 or 4 weeks keep a separate scorecard. It only comes into play when you have an approach shot, from the fairway.
The golf swing has a lot of moving parts. Stability, as you rotate, is very important if you’re looking to make solid contact at impact.
If we can get you here, then you’ll hit more fairways, you’ll be able to attack greens with short and mid-Irons
Your Hamstrings consist of three muscles that do an awful lot to manage the operation of your lower body.
If you’d like to be able to come to the golf course, even if you haven’t played for a while, and know that you’ll still hit Fairways
Tiger Woods once blamed a poor round on a failure “to activate the glutes”.
This is a simple, solid, very repeatable golf swing that makes it so much easier to hit better golf shots more consistently.
There’s a set of muscles that, if exercised correctly, will not only improve your golf swing, they’ll help to keep aches and pains away during your regular day.
It’s time to make the game easier. Not just now, but for the rest of your life.
Three feet downhill across a slope is not the same as three feet straight uphill.
How many shorter shots does a less skilled or experienced golfer play?
Adding up all the design and configuration options, there are going to be hundreds of setups that make it harder to hit good shots.
Who finds it hardest to get a fairway shot on a high trajectory straight at the target?
There are over 900 ways we can help you hit better golf shots more easily and more often.
It’s your children to enjoy now, it’s a shared retirement you’ll appreciate later.
The consequences to non-mental health through adolescence is catastrophic. Get children - every child you know - into golf.
Play more golf. Make more friends. Take part in more social events.
If you’re measuring ‘steps’, get out and play golf more often. You’ll blow your target away.
If they’re finding time for the gym, running or cycling before or after work, then they can find time for golf.
The latest equipment and / or some coaching takes the right side out of play.
Do you know how many steps you take in a round of golf?
Discover how golf is the greatest family pastime there is.
A lot of people who played the game of golf through their teens and early twenties, stopped playing as their career’s and family commitments placed pressure on their time.
We need your help. Most of you will know an ex-golfer. Someone who fell out of love with the game.
If you’ve got children, or you’re lucky enough to have grand-children, and you haven’t done so already, introduce them to golf.
There’s no question that for a beginner, golf can be an intimidating game, especially 400 yards out from the hole.
The experts believe that this approach to practice keeps the brain much more engaged on the shot that’s about to be played
Most advice seems to recommend using one of two practice methods, but when we watch golfers practicing, they don’t utilize either.
If you’ve got some time after work, which is going give the most enjoyment?
What percentage of golfers playing in the next Saturday competition will have put in any real practice time?
If you’ve got short-game practice time with a friend or family member, then make it more fun with a Par 18 Challenge.
We watch so many regular, and even better golfers who live with a poorer score than they need to.
Whatever standard of golfer you are, try and find time to play 9 holes of 40-yard golf regularly.
While you’re playing a full 18-holes, there is another game or two you should keep track of. One is your average from 50 yards in.
Too many amateur golfers actually strike the ball with a slightly descending blow.
Three great reasons your children should learn to play golf. First, they learn it so easily and get to have a lifetime of fun.
Have you ever noticed how much easier children can pick up new movement skills than adults?
Encourage your children to find time to disconnect from the pressure and more connected with friends.
One of the richest benefits of golf can be found in what happens with your family down the years.
If you watch the diminutive ladies from the LPGA Tour hitting it a mile, you’ll notice how their downswing follows a specific sequence
Some of the ladies on the LPGA Tour hit the ball consistently past 270 yards, despite being shorter and lighter than many of those we see on the 1st tee struggling to get much further than 220 yards.
On the LPGA Tour the ladies, despite a more diminutive size, are hitting it from the tee past the 270 yard mark on occasion. What are they doing that we can learn from?
Have you checked the average driving distances the ladies on the LPGA Tour hit their tee shots? How do these Ladies, some as short as 5 foot 3 and as light as 120 pounds, average 270 yards?
Make sure you’re lining up
with confidence.
Are you one of the large majority of golfers who’re unsure about exactly how far they hit each of their clubs?
There’s a simple measure we can improve, with game management improvement, that directly impacts your scorecard.
A better statistic for most of us to measure than “greens in regulation” is our mid range approach shot percentages.
The priorities of a Tour Professional and you are bound to be different. Yours are more important to us.
If you’re a regular golfer with a 15 – 24 handicap, then you could be 10 shots better with a good player’s short game
from 100 yards in
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The three biggest reasons to play golf more often this year are: