Instruction

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.

Watch and learn

Watch and learn

How often have you hit a chip shot and said “that felt great”, yet it ended up nowhere near where you expected it to? Ask yourself: did you have a definite area where you wanted to land the ball, allowing for roll? If you answered ‘no’ then you are missing out on one of the […]

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

Repairing a pitch mark

Repairing a pitch mark

It takes only a few seconds to fix a pitch mark, yet I see so many players fail to do it (and they are usually the ones who complain the most about bumpy greens). Here is the correct way to fix a pitch mark on a green.

Longdrive Power Tips

If you want to become the next RE/MAX World Longdrive Championship Australian Champion – or if you simply just want to get a few extra metres off the tee — read these tips on how to turn that 280m bomb into a 350m monster!

The Switch to success

The Switch to success

A lot of players believe that switching your focus ON is the most important aspect to achieving a consistent high level of focus. This couldn’t be further from the truth. The switching OFF after each shot is the most important component to being able to store enough focus for the latter stages of a round so that you can eliminate those late round mistakes.

How to choose the right putter for your stroke

How to choose the right putter for your stroke

With putting counting for more than 40% of your score, and the putter being used more times than any other club in the bag, it is very important to choose a putter that is right for you. But with so many putters on the market, and with different variables to be taken into account (including the speed of the greens at your home course, your own personal stroke, etc), just how should you go about choosing a putter to ensure that it is a good match?

Pitching

Pitching

Many people attempt to pitch like they are taking a small version of their full swing. This is not correct and will lead to poor contact, distance control and directional issues.