Golf chipping: The ultimate guide from beginner to pro

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In this article we will improve your golf chipping no matter what your current standard. We will start with golf chipping tips for beginners and teach you how to chip a golf ball.  We will progress onto how to improve your golf chipping as a club player, before we look at how to chip like a pro.

There is a lot of information, so use the links below to navigate to the appropriate section. Each section assumes that you already have the previous pieces in place. If you’re not sure where to start just skim through from the top. Continue reading “Golf chipping: The ultimate guide from beginner to pro”

5 week golf practice plan

This article gives you a golf practice plan to help you lower your scores. I have given you three skills games that you can implement into your golf practice schedule to start lowering your scores. Put these three skill games into your golf practice plan for 5 weeks and you will see the results on the golf course.

All of these golf practice games are extracts from the The Golf Insider Performance Diary. So if you want further develop your golf practice plan check the performance diary out with the link above, or by clicking on the image below.

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Tiger Woods’ golf in 2018 – How close is he?

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I for one am delighted to see Tiger Woods making his way back to form. He brings something special to the world of professional golf. A great example is this bunker shot from the final round of the British Open in 2018.

However, how close is he to his dominating play of the early 2000’s? Can he get back there, and if so how? In this post we’ll take a look at his current form and stats from the 2018 season. We’ll then explore if, and how, he may get back to the top. Continue reading “Tiger Woods’ golf in 2018 – How close is he?”

Golf Insider Challenge 1 / 12 – How to achieve your golfing dreams

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I’ve worked in elite sport for many years. Now I want to know how great you can become at golf with 2, 5, 10 or 15 hours a week. I’m not talking about dedicating every waking hour to practice, but rather – how great can you become around the workings of a job and general life. This is article part one of 12 in The Golf Insider Challenge and I’d like to invite you all to take part.

I’ve set a wild dream to see how good I can become at golf in the next 12 months, and as you’ll read in this post, I’d like you to join me by chasing your own wild golfing dream. Continue reading “Golf Insider Challenge 1 / 12 – How to achieve your golfing dreams”

Golf tournament preparation – 3 tips from the world’s best golfers

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At the time of writing this I have just returned from the British Open. How a player prepares for a golf tournament is a key factor in determining their final performance.

However, many amateurs overlook this simple area.  Great golf tournament preparation is a quick win for boosting performance and saving a couple of shots each round. In this post I will cover some simple tips you can steal from the world’s best players on great golf tournament preparation. Continue reading “Golf tournament preparation – 3 tips from the world’s best golfers”

Golf training aids: Don’t buy until you’ve read this

Golf training aids range from the wacky to the wonderful. In my time as a golf professional I’ve come across a wide range of golf training aids that I’ve used personally and some that my students have rocked up to lessons with.

The key question is: are they worth it? Or are you better off heading to the range without a pink flamingo lodged under your arm. After a little searching I couldn’t find a decent piece written on when and why to use golf training aids. Therefore I wanted to create a proper guide for golf training aids that focuses on what swing faults they will and will not help with. Continue reading “Golf training aids: Don’t buy until you’ve read this”