Game Improvement

Video: How Terry Price can improve your game

Video: How Terry Price can improve your game

INSIDE GOLF went back to school last month – not the classroom variety but the Terry Price Golf Schools based at the idyllic Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club on the Gold Coast. Sales executive David Ross and I were keen to improve our ball-striking ability and learn how to play stroke-saving shots and Terry, […]

How to practice to play in golf events

How to practice to play in golf events

It’s the week before the Club Championships.   My diary is filling up with bookings of players who want to have a great score for the event.   Some people think that a couple of lessons and a little bit of preparation will give them a winning score.  However in most cases this does the exact opposite […]

Improving lower body action in the swing

Improving lower body action in the swing

This month, we would like to give you some good tips on how to improve your lower body action in the golf swing. Your lower body has two very important roles within the golf swing. Firstly the legs act as important sources of stability within the golf swing. Just think about it: a good player […]

How to practise for improvement

How to practise for improvement

How often do we see good results on the practice fairway which often don’t translate to the golf course? This is a statement that is echoed amongst amateur golfers. So what’s the reason for this? Pressure? Conditions? Environmental factors? Well, possibly all of the above, but I see the main cause to be the way […]

The Path to Success

The Path to Success

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

Recovery Shots

Recovery Shots

This month I will help you out with your recovery shots out of the trees. I often see club golfers trying to pull off miracle shots when all they have to do is play the higher percentage shot. This will cut out the chance of having a those dreaded extra shots on their scorecard that […]

Common golf swing faults

Common golf swing faults

This month, we’ll discuss the two most common swing faults by golfers. S Posture at setup: It is easy to spot this poor postured golfer. If you look at their lower back from down-the-line, it has an excessive swayback or curvature creating what we commonly refer to as the “S-posture” or lower crossed syndrome . […]

Relax and enjoy

Relax and enjoy

One element of the golf swing that is essential to playing great golf shots is the movement of the body and arms at the same pace. One thing that I frequently notice when coaching or watching people practice is how much tension they carry in their arms at address and then through the swing. This […]

Getting the best value from your lesson

Getting the best value from your lesson

To get the best value from a golf lesson, there are a few prerequisites. Firstly you must be prepared to learn and possibly change some things. Most importantly you will need to practise your new skills and give them the opportunity to take effect. It is my experience, that one round a week and one […]

The Confidence Cycle

The Confidence Cycle

What exactly is confidence? And why does it come and go seemingly for no apparent reason? Why is it that many golfers can hit the ball well or chip and putt well when they practise, but when they go out on the course it all falls apart and they don’t feel any confidence in their ability to play?

Drills: Full swing technique

Drills: Full swing technique

Drills are used to improve specific areas of your technique; they can be used for full swing technique, pitching, chipping, bunker play and putting. There are hundreds of drills you can use; you just have to use the drills that you can relate to, to give you the correct feeling and correct positions. Over the […]

Muscular Loading

Muscular Loading

In last month’s issue we wrote about the physics and physiology behind generating optimal power and efficient movement in the golf swing. This month we’ll focus on physiology of the muscles and the laws of physics.

Trouble Shots

Trouble Shots

Wouldn’t it be great if we had a perfect lie every time? This rarely happens, of course, so it’s important to know how to play a shot from less-than-perfect conditions

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