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2018 Golf Tips Best of the Best: Tee to Green

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2018 Best of the Best:

Here in the UK the weather has been terrible most golf courses struggling to keep the course playable, hopefully over the next two months the weather will improve, and we have spring and summer to look forward to.  Time now to check all the basics and fundamentals.  SORRY to say this but if have been playing for years, and still can not break 90, the only hope you have of playing good golf is to: Change your mind set, accept that you need to go right back to basics.  Practice means first checking every thing grip, stance, posture. Key objective develop a swing that has timing, rhythm, balance, tempo, then train mind and body to repeat that swing EVERY time, then all you need to do is select the correct club for the perfect shot every time.

Your routine prior to taking a shot must be practiced until it is second nature. Determine your optimum target area, and the correct distance from the tee. Taking into account all these factors hazards, water, bunkers, trees, heavy rough, out of bounds. Wind direction from behind, wind against, swirling. Is the fairway narrow or wide? Does it dog leg right or left? Where are the Fairway Bunkers?

Fairway bunkers are always set to the distance the course designer would expect the average player to drive. So pick your target, use course management it will save shots. If that means taking your three wood off the tee then that is the smart play.

Now select the correct club, you should know the distance with your metal three wood, on average 200 yards, driver 220-230 yards depending on the wind and ball selection.
Between the tee blocks select precisely where to place your tee, it needs to be positioned to give you a direct line to your target. Your tee MUST to be the correct height, so the ball is level with the sweet spot on your club.
Now step back behind the ball line it up with the target, the logo on the ball can be adjusted like a rifle sight to point to the target. Step back behind the ball check the target line. Maybe select an old divot a short distance ahead which is in line with your target, aim to hit the ball over this marker.

Line the logo up with the target area, and set the height in line with the sweet spot on your club

Take a relaxed practice swing. Step up to the ball. Arms and club stretched out in front of you, slowly bend fore-ward from the hips until the club touches the ground behind the ball. Take your stance the width of your shoulders. Feet aligned slightly left of the target, check your grip, do not grip the club too tight. Pressure =same as squeezing a tube of tooth past you are now ready to take the shot. Take one last look at the target, deep breath relax no tension in the arms, just think rhythm and timing, keep your eyes fixed on the ball. Do NOT freeze over the ball waggle the club, push back low a smooth with the left arm your upper body starting to turn, DO not sway back, only the upper body turning (SET IT LOSE MOTHER GOOSE). That is your tempo. Pull down with the left arm in control keep your head down eye fix on the ball hit right through the ball the club staying low and in line with the target.
Key objective to teach your mind and body to synchronize Maintain balance, smooth transfer of weight from right to left follow though, DO NOT LOOK UP UNTIL THE BALL HAS GONE.
Once you have a swing that is smooth natural and you can repeat it every time then will be a single handicap golfer.
Course management
Know what you want to do before you take the shot. Always go through your Pre-shot routine. Take a practice swing push back low to the ground, take away in line with the target until pasted the outside of your right foot, allow your wrists to cock naturally keep your head still eyes fixed on the back of the ball left arm straight full turn, weight transferring from left to right, DO NOT LEAN your upper body turns square, start your down swing upper turn back pull down with the left arm, club returning on the same line reaching the point of impact exactly the same as it was at address.
With your practice swing check the divot, it should be 90% on the target side of the ball position; your club should not touch the ground before impact with the ball.
To achieve consistent solid contact with the ball you must ensure the ball is placed in the correct position related to your stance. That applies to all shots.
You need a high level of concentration as you prepare to take your shot. But just for a few seconds.
DO NOT freeze over the ball
When you start your back swing relax and switch into relaxed happy mode try to move with the balance timing and rhythm of a good dancer. One -piece takeaway, push back with your left hand low and smooth in line with the target, turn fully, coil your upper body against the resistance of the lower body, keep the right knee flexed, left arm straight, complete the back swing, make a smooth transition, pull down with the left hand, butt pointing to the ball, open up your hips to the target on the down swing, keep your head still and behind the ball, hit through the ball, rotate your wrists, extend your arms towards the target, good transfer of weight and balance.
Develop feel; the club needs to feel just like an extension to your arms, Swing with rhythm- timing.
Important
Throughout the swing your left hand remains in control push back with the left hand pull down with the left hand.
Do not allow your strong right hand to take control if you do you will never keep the ball straight NEVER underestimate the importance of set up and pre-shot routine. Sure we would all like to emulate the pro swing. However Set-up first —- swing later.
Commitment, it takes self-discipline, time and determination to get it right.
Practice set up in front of a large mirror, or the reflection in the patio glass. In front of a mirror there will no be hazards or wind, but still train your mind to check every thing as you prepare for your shot.
Step up to the ball. Arms and club stretched out in front of you, slowly bend fore-ward from the hips until the club touches the ground behind the ball.
Take your stance the width of your shoulders. Aligned to the target.

Check your grip

Your grip is important, well worth paying attention to every single detail in your set up must be right.

Do not grip the club too tight. Pressure = same as squeezing a tube of tooth paste.
Club-face-set square to the ball and in line with the target. Club and hands must be taken back smoothly in one piece. Feel the club it is an extension of your arms.
Take the club back smoothly, low and in line with the target until it is past your right foot, then allow to arc up and around your body. Make a full turn, left shoulder turning underneath your chin, left arm kept straight.
With a good shoulder turn your wrists will cock naturally. The club must return on the same line, point of impact being exactly the same as it was that address, head still eyes focused on the ball, hit through the ball in line with the target, your wrists rotating, full follow through.
Your key objective is to maintain perfect balance smooth easy swing the weight transferring on the down swing from right to left, with the rhythm tempo and timing. IF YOU ARE LOSING YOUR BALANCE then you are swinging too hard and too fast. Objective to allow your upper body to turn, pushing the club back with the left arm low and in line with the target, weight transferring from left to right. DO NOT LEAN TURN SHOULDERS SQUARE, left arm straight a crossed your chest under your chin, allowing the wrists to cock naturally, at full turn your back should be to the target, the head of your club should be pointing to the target, your right thumb on the underside of your grip.
With one smooth movement start your down swing pulling down with the left arm body turning with timing, Do not allow your arms to get ahead of your body, you must return to point of impact exactly the same as you were at address, keep your head still eyes on the ball. Do not look up until after the ball has gone. Hit right through the ball your wrists turn right arm straight, keep the club going straight in line with the target, upper body turning; your belt buckle should now be pointing at the target, with your weight on the left foot.
It is a Macho thing to try and generate as much club head speed as possible, drive 280 yards. But believe me if that ball is not on the Fairway you WILL drop shots, hit out of bounds, lost ball, in the trees, in the water, in the hazard. That is rubbish golf. Play Tee to

Notice left arm straight, eye on the ball, hit through the ball not at the ball. Your divot should be the under the ball NOT before you reach the point of impact

Fairway — Fairway to green.
More Distance
Objective MORE DISTANCE

Go through your pre-shot routine. Check all the possible hazards, bunkers, water, out of bounds, and the distance to your target.
Select the optimum position within the tee box; tee the ball high so it lines up with the sweet spot on your driver. Line the logo up with the target.
Visualize the shot in your mind, the ball flying high and straight, landing right on target.
Keep that vision clear in your mind.
Your practice swing should preempt the swing you intend to make, which as always should be a smooth natural swing with tempo, timing, balance, rhythm.
At address:
Widen your stance, with left toe pointed out, 60% of your weight on right foot.
Place the ball in line with your left heel, and 32″ from your toes. Taken stance slightly left of target, bend from the waist till the club rests behind the ball.
Use a strong grip and light grip pressure. Waggle the club to relax muscles and rehearse hinging of right wrist.
Take a last look at the target, and then fix your eye on the ball. No tension, your arms forming a triangle, push back with your left arm low and in line with the target.
Maximize coil and keep body relaxed with a light grip. Hinge wrists fully at top of back-swing.
Maximize coil your left shoulder and hip behind ball on back-swing. Try not to lift left foot on back-swing.
Keep your left arm bend at the top of the back-swing. Start your down-swing by pointing the butt end of the club toward the ball. Pull down with the left arm in control Relax arms, make a shallow approach, delay turning of shoulders on down-swing, let arms extend and pull shoulders into finish. Accelerate the club slowly on down-swing. Rotate shaft through impact.
Try to generate maximum club head speed when the club head passes the ball, not at or before impact. Keep head and upper body behind ball throughout swing. Try to keep your right heel on the ground longer on down-swing to help keep your body back. Hit the ball on the upswing. Hit through the ball in line with the target 9: Long Irons and fairway metal woods
Long Irons often the best choice for your second or third shot, and Par three holes off the tee, refer to the yardage chart for distance you could expect to attain with each club the LOWER number should give you more distance.
For example your 6 iron should give you an accurate shot with a distance of 145 yards.
One of the ways I recommend to keep you timing and tempo. Keep this saying in mind:
Normal speech!! My favorite saying is: TEE IT HIGH LET IT FLY this is the time it should take from the start of your back swing to impact with the ball, you develop the club head speed on the down swing by having all your body and arm movement synchronized: giving you,balance, timing, tempo.
The degree of difficulty increases the *LOWER the number on the club. (Lower the number gives you less loft).
Three irons will give you 175 yards; with a lot of practice will be straight and long. Most average club players prefer to use a three wood for this distance, professional nearly always use the irons because they have a smooth repeatable swing and they or their caddies know the exact distance they can achieve with that particular club.
Most us how play with the latest drivers , they all have one thing in common large club heads, so we have become accustom to teeing the ball high in line with the sweet spot on you club.
You need to practice on the range, maintain a nice easy smooth swing with balance timing and tempo, and hit five balls with each club, record the distance of each ball then divide the total by five and that is the average distance for that club.
Of-course with the wedges that is the maxim distance, the short pitch or chip shots need soft hands, feel and touch.
Many golfers now play with the new hybrid (Iron-wood) which can promote higher more accurate shots.
Before you select your club check the distance, this can be the actual yardage to the flag, or the distance that will give you the ideal shot to the green. If it is too far to reach the green from the fairway or has hazards then most good players prefer to lie up to their best distance. (You can expect to play a good shot to the green with a pitching wedge from 100 yards out).
Do not forget to allow for cross winds; also make adjustments for the lie of the ball. E.g. slopes, ball above or below your feet rough grass.
Refer to your yardage chart; select the club for the distance. Select the club that allows you to make your normal full swing. No matter what the distance is your swing tempo remains the same every time, the club selected will control the loft and distance. Trust the club always no negative thoughts be confident and positive.
Chipping
There are a number of different clubs you can choose for chipping first we select the pitch wedge.
Ball position:
Just inside your right heel will produce a low running shot used when you have a lot of green to cover before reaching the hole.
Ball center of stance will fly over a few yards of light fringe, and roll up to the pin.
Ball just inside you left heel will allow the ball to fly high over a hazard or several yards of rough grass and on to the green.
Allow your arms to swing back away from the ball and feel a gentle cocking of the wrists, now with unhurried rhythm, allow your arms to swing and shoulders turn through towards the target, keeping your hands ahead of the ball, making the back swing and through swing equal length.
Your short game and putting are the key to low scores, you need to practice for hours to develop the soft hands FEEL that allows you to play a perfect chip, play with a soft ball. Driving off the Tee is a thrill but only a small % of your game. More important is your short game, around the greens; this depends on correct selection of club and developing feel.
Shots from around the green
Semi – short rough: Use your SAND WEDGE or pitching wedge.
This is a difficult shot very much a feel shot played with confidence, Practice the following but until you have perfected technique do not use in a competitive game. From semi- rough with the ball sitting well down, Take your sand wedge, Open up the club-face, pointing to the target area where you would like the ball to land on the green, open stance e.g. feet hips and shoulders should point left of the the target area. Always think positive, land the ball let it roll into the cup.
Then swing along the line of your body, allowing your wrists to hinge on the back swing. On the down swing rotate hips and shoulders through towards the target this permits the club head to swing down on an out-to-in path and accelerate across the ball producing a high flight path and spin to stop the ball on the green.
Shot must be played with confidence providing your club is under the ball at impact; the ball will come out high land soft and stop.
Until you have perfected the fore-mention shot best you stay with your pitching wedge. Trust the loft on the club, do not try to Scoop the ball out. Take a wide stance, take the club straight back in line with the target, and allow the wrists to hinge on the back swing, nice smooth down swing do not quit on the shot follow through – keep your head down, the 52 or 60 degree loft on your wedge will pick the ball up and out. Allow the ball to land before the flag and roll up to or in the hole.
It is the touch and feel shots that make the difference between an average player and a single handicap player, if you are a good short game player you will gain the respect of your peers, most of them will be able to hit long drives few can play a good short game.
Shots from around the Green
Check the contours of the green this is in effect a long putting stoke and you are expecting to hole out. Think positive NO negative thoughts.
Ball position back in your stance, hands two inches in front of the club head. Stand square to the target; swing as if a long putting stroke, smooth pendulum action (tick tock).
This shot you need to consider many factors.
If you have an equal amount of short rough and green then use your pitch wedge smooth pendulum swing DO NOT TRY TO SCOOP the ball up trust me the loft of the club will lift the ball, all you need to do is position the ball back in your stance, hand well in front of the ball, stand tall do not move your legs just arms and shoulders, swing through the ball in line with the target. Hit to land the ball close to the pin.
Only a little fringe: and a lot of green to run up to the flag, then you can use a number of club with less loft, say a seven iron this same pendulum swing this time aim the land the ball on the green 50% of the way to the flag with sufficient speed to roll up to the hole.
Chipping: General
(There are a number of different clubs you can choose for chipping first we select the pitch wedge.)
Ball position
• Just inside your right heel will produce a low running shot used when you have a lot of green to cover before reaching the hole.
• Ball center of stance will fly over a few yards of light fringe, and roll up to the pin.
• Ball just inside you left heel will allow the ball to fly high over a hazard or several yards of rough grass and on to the green.
Allow your arms to swing back away from the ball and feel a gentle cocking of the wrists, now with unhurried rhythm, allow your arms to swing and shoulders turn through towards the target, keeping your hands ahead of the ball, making the back swing and through swing equal length.
Your short game and putting is the key to low scores, you need to practice for hours to develop the soft hands FEEL that allows you to play a perfect chip, play with a soft ball.
Driving off the Tee is a thrill but only a small % of your game. More important is your short game, around the greens; this depends on correct selection of club and developing feel.
Putting: Long and short putts
Putting is by far the most important element of your game.
Just by never three putting you can save 10 shots. Always train your muscle memory, by measuring each shot in number of paces from the hole, this way you will learn to play perfect weight and length, you can visualize the shot and make adjustment in your mind, if the ball is 15 paces from the hole down hill in my mind I play the shot as if it was only 14 paces from the hole, if the putt is 15 paces from the hole up hill then I play it as a 16 pace shot.
There are many different ways to putt and you will have a putter you are confident with, but in the end it still comes down to feel and touch the putter is and extension of your mind, you must learn to visualize the ball rolling into the hole, transmit that vision, to ensure 100% coordination between mind, eyes and arms. Hours of practice, set your self objectives. Learn to read the greens, speed the amount of turn to expect.
Stand feeling comfortable. Keep your lower body perfectly still NO leg movement.
Check the line and contours of the green.
To prevent misalignment study the green very carefully. Your brain now has many calculations to consider, is the putt uphill or downhill, will it turn from right or from the left this depends on the contours of the green at what point will it start to turn, if it turns from right to left — then just how far right must I aim to ensure the ball drops in the hole.
Also consider the distance, length -amount of weight played is often more important than the correct line- you never want to three putt. On a long putt imagine a big bowl is the hole and you are aiming to get it in the bowl that way you will either get it in the hole or very close, at worst leaving your self a tap in putt short putts do not ground the putter head.
Ensure your clubface is square to the target, the target is not always the hole it is a point on the green where the ball will start to turn, or run away downhill.
PUTTING IS THE MOST IMPORTANT element in the game of golf – average of TWO on every green, if you are three putting then you will lose every game.

Note the level of concentration, thinking above the line and the weight of her putt

Head and eyes directly over the ball do keep your head and body perfectly still, NO movement in the legs.
Keep your back swing smooth. Rock the shoulders arms moving in a pendulum like motion.
Take the putter back only a short distance and then accelerate towards the ball keeping the putter blade going through smooth and square in line with the target.
DO NOT LIFT your head until the ball is well on its way, on short putts you should hear the ball drop in the hole, not see it. Practice your putting every chance you get, make your practice a challenging game, place six ball in a circle 2 yards away from the hole putt each one in turn you cannot go on to the next stage until you putt every ball in succession.
Next place one ball two paces from the hole and another ball every two paces from the first ball, putt the first ball then the second till all six are in the hole, this will implant the correct weight needed related to the number of paces the ball is from the hole.
Long putts
On a long putt hold the putter gently. It helps to point the logo on the ball in line with the hole or direction of play.
On long putts you can break the wrists on the back swing, also on the follow through this should give more feel.
Ball position opposite left instep this will ensure you brush the ball with a rising blow then the ball spins head over toe which help it stay on line.
Practice for long putts:
To develop a feel for weight needed, to ensure the ball travels the correct distance; this takes a lot of practice. To train your mind you need to practice. With the ball a set distance from the hole.
To do this on a flat green place at row of balls starting with one pace from the hole – then a ball every pace back to 15 paces. Start with the first ball, then putt each ball in turn. Then when you play this will teach you to think in terms of how many paces the ball is from the hole. In your mind add one pace for uphill; – take one pace off for downhill.
Practice long putts with just your right hand this will give you the feeling of the rolling ball.
You could also try to putt with your eyes closed this will enhance your senses and help you develop the touch and feel required to judge just how hard you need to stroke the ball for varying distances to the hole.
Speed will take the turn out of the putt, you need to be confident of your line sure that you can place the ball dead center of the hole then you can putt with pace, most players elected to play a slow ball and judge the amount of turn required. Practice both once you decide which method gives you the best average, and then always play that way.
Practice PUTTING as often as you can certainly in Preference to hitting ball after ball on the range.
Putting is the most important element in golf, if you have a good short game and can putt, combined with good course management, you can play in the mid eighties. Putting is the one element in golf that gives you the opportunity to develop your game to another level.
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Quote “Practice is the best instruction of all” Time to refresh your memory: Sequence of actions and check list. You can mitigate problems by reviewing you game prior to competitive play.

This looks like exciting fun. (Still in the zone) Check all the fundamentals:

Start with grip and stance, you could go to our web page ( Check all the Basics) has tips and illustrations on how to check every element of your game. We recommend you carry out your visual check in front of a large mirror. Then time to work on your swing: Do NOT swing hard only 80% of your power. The main elements of your swing must be balance and tempo, rhythm. Most of us in our minds eye believe we have the text book swing and that all our basics are correct, you watch your swing on video you may be surprised. It is important to revisit and check your: Grip, Stance, Posture, Address, Take away, Top of back swing, Follow through, and balance. Top pro golfers have experienced coaches who in a very tact-full way tell them when something is not quite right. We need to check. This can be with specialist 3D swing analyzers that some of the large golf stores have, or with the local Pro at your club.

However the simple visual checks that we can ALL make; some are best done in front of a large mirror.

Posture knees bent, hold the club out in front of you and bend forward from the hips the point at which the club come to rest is the position the ball should at address, which of course is different for each club. Your back should be straight. The key element on developing a consistent game is attention to details, for example ball position at address. With the driver it should be in line with your left heel, general rule is: the higher the number on the club the further back in your stance the ball, example with your five iron the ball is in the center of your stance.

We are now just talking you through the key elements of your game, to get your mind set right.

First run through your pre -shot routine: On the tee, select your target on the fairway, which will determine your club selection and where you place your tee, having selected your club will determine the height of your tee (Ball needs to be level with the sweet spot on club) Place the ball on the tee, step back and line the logo on the ball up with the spot you are aiming for, then visualize the shot in your mind, take a nice easy practice swing which needs to be the precisely the way that you intend to play the actual shot, with that swing in mind both tempo and balance step up to address, ball in line with your left foot, stance the width of your shoulders, correct grip V pointing to your right shoulder, knees flexed weight on the balls of your feet, bend fore from the waist your club should come to rest directly behind the ball ( 32” from your toes) Take the club back with your left arm pushing low smooth and slow as it pasts your right foot you should have start your upper body turn, make a full turn, KEEP the left arm straight, when the at the top of your back swing the club must not drop it now should be pointing towards the target, start to turn back with your right hip moving upper body and arms turning, pull down with the straight left arm (Left arm in control DO not allow the strength the your right arm to take over) But club head speed is NOT the answer. Left arm in control with perfect tempo then you will develop the perfect swing natural and smooth, and give you distance, trust your swing, be positive.

Club returns on the same path as your take away, KEEP your head down eyes firmly fixed on the back of the ball until it disappears, hit through the ball keep your arms fully extended right through impact concentrate on a low follow through in line with the target. With timing tempo perfect balance your weight should have transferred from right to left, your upper body fully turned weight on the left foot, buckle on your belt facing to the target. After impact you can watch the ball fly straight to your target.

OK now we have the theory, in our mind and it is all clear?? Yes OK now:

We recommend a minim of two practice rounds, early morning when the course is really quiet, you can then take time, if you duff a shot can drop another ball and try again. Prepare beforehand. Clean your clubs, make sure all the dirt is cleaned out of the grooves on the face of your clubs, they are there for controlling spin. Clean the grips with warm soap and water to remove any grease, select the clubs you need you are only permitted 14 in your bag. Place them all in the bag in the correct order. Check the balls: We play with Pro-V1; you will have your preference. I like the number 3 on the ball. Then NEVER have any problem in identifying my ball. Make sure you have tee pegs selection of sizes. / Pitch repairer / ball marker/ pencil to mark your score card/ towel to clean your clubs and the ball/ if you use an electric golf cart ensure the batteries are charged. Correct code of dress is required important to look and feel the part, check your clothes are ready, shoes clean and the / most clubs will not permit steel spikes, so make sure you have rubber grips in good condition / comfortable soft wool socks/ Correct size glove / if there is a chance of rain take a wet weather glove and umbrella. / Golf cap and sun cream if the sun is shining. Drinks / fruit snack. Car has fuel / you have directions to the course, you have checked you tee time. Plan to arrive at the course in plenty of time. Double check your tee time. Purchase a course planner; note in your mind any special hazards; be aware of wind strength and direction.

Study the course score card so you know the degree of difficulty index for each hole. Plan you strategies.

Coffee and a bacon roll, sit back in the club house relax for 20 minutes, If you still have plenty of time go to the range play three balls with each club DO NOT SWING HARD timing balance. Start with your wedge through to driver, then putting long putts to feel the speed of the greens, place ten balls all-round the hole downhill up hill, finish with a few easy putts to see the ball dropping in the hole gives you confidence. You are now warmed up, muscles relaxed no tension. Golfers with a strong mental game realize that the present is all that they can control. (Forget your bad shot)

Learn to play in the present without dwelling on the bad shots. Realize the power of just being in the moment with the full intention and expectation to play a good shot, once a good player has gone through his pre-shot routine, they address the ball and concentrate for just 10 seconds, even then they never freeze over the ball, they waggle the club which is a signal to the brain, once they start their back swing the brain switched to natural let it happen mode, they depend on muscle memory to produce the natural swing, with the perfect timing balance and club head speed. They have developed every golfers dream a natural swing which they can repeat every time without even thinking.

Golf is a mind game:

Learning to play in the present on instinct requires time and effort.
Each time you stand over a shot you must be confident and positive.
Develop the natural swing, play in the zone, train your mind to play in the present, and learn NEVER to dwell on bad shots.
Play your game, your handicap is calculated to compensate for your limitations, you play to your handicap and you will win.
Your club is an extension of your arms, your grip should not be to tight, no tension in the arms, you will then get invaluable feedback from touch and feel, this WILL increase your awareness, your mind and muscle memory will learn the difference between good and bad shots, allowing you to make the necessary changes or adjustments to improve your consistency. If you do have physical limitations then accept that we cannot all turn like Tiger Woods. Concentrate on balance timing rhythm, and most of all your short game, more shots are dropped on the green than off the tee, you should never three putt.

Above all stay cool do not get angry with yourself or others, play with honor never cheat.

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Tiger and Tip of the week

Golf question 1

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Golf question 2

Great to see Tiger playing good golf up there on the leader board again.

Tiger New High to Low Oct 24

For us mere mortals to have a bad day at golf miss the cut that is life, for Tiger who was the best player in the world it must be devastating.

There can be nothing Tiger does not know about golf, the best coaches in the world can tinker with his game. However the golden rule in golf: when you are about to play your shot there can be NO negative thoughts, you MUST be 100% confident – only positive thoughts. Your mind controls everything we do, it recalls all the hours of practise and the muscle memory ,that gives you a natural smooth swing that you can repeat every time. That is why you need to stay in the zone, know when to concentrate and when to relax. It has been scientifically proven that we have two parts of our brain one for concentration one for happy natural fun and movement: When a pro-golfer is preparing to take his shot he has a high level of concentration for a just few seconds, once he starts his back swing his brain switches to natural free flow muscle memory, in his mind that ball is going to land on target.

Gary Player who is 80 years old and super fit spends hours in the gym every day and still plays great golf, knows that the mind is controls every aspect of life if you can maintain positive confident mind set you will be a winner.

How do you build that level of confidence, one simple fact is if you look good you feel good, how do you look good you eat the right food, spend time excising, never get stressed, enjoy life, laugh and have fun.

In summary:

Has Tiger lost his mojo? Is he trying too hard? does he needs to forget all the high flying coaches spend time on doing what makes him happy? Allow his mind to analyse his life take the right decisions for him and then his incredible natural talent will return his confidence will build and we will see the Tiger we loved to watch, his controlled play for the first two days, then on the final day if required his exciting attack play.

Moral to this story control your mind and you control your game, never have negative thoughts , when you are setting up to play – pre-shot routine – course management – correct club – all the fundamentals right – stance- posture- grip- balance- timing –tempo – rhythm.

Concentrate one last look at the target, start your back swing wide, on the down swing keep it narrow, hit through the ball.

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If you are already playing below a 14 handicap – take care do not try to introduce major changes to you game it will only need fine-tuning – and the correct mind set and soon you will be playing single handicap.

Tip:

How to save shot never three putt – This a long putt, you need to just make contact with the ball when your putter head is slightly rising this creates roll which in turn keeps your ball on line

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Perfect swing

The Golf Digest, say that this is the perfect swing.   Sang is a young gun his swing speed is very fast. So we can all clearly see and learn from each element of his swing we have slowed each frame down, it will load in windows media player ( It does take a little time to load )

Note each action and do your best to emulate his swing ( On the practice range NOT during a game on course)  That comes if you do manage to improve your swing.

Key points he take the club back wide and slow always inline with his target, never takes his eyes off the ball, turns with the upper body, hits right through the ball, maintains perfect balance and transfer of weight.

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Note the level of concentration, thinking above the line and the weight of her putt

Our goal has always been to teach you how to play in the low eighties,  It is a proven fact that even with pro golfers if they are putting well, they are winners shooting low scores NEVER 3 putt.

Another two great tips:

DAVID GLENZ, NOV. 1980

KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE HOLE TO IMPROVE FEEL FOR DISTANCE

I’ve found that most golfers have trouble with long putts because they don’t let the putter swing freely. They become as ball-bound on putts as they are on their full shots. They are too aware of the stroke, become a 100% conscious of the mechanics. They tend to have a short backswing and they over accelerate through the ball, breeding erratic rhythm and inconsistent results.

One good drill I recommend to improve feel for distance is to look at the hole while you putt. That’s right. Focus your eyes on the target at address and keep them there when hitting the ball. Feel the putter swing back and through like a pendulum, changing direction at the same speed. Practice this on the putting green from about 10 feet and then gradually work back to longer putts. This drill helps you use your eyes better to judge distance and teaches you to trust what you feel.

NANCY LOPEZ, MAY 1979

26. VISUALIZE A HOLE BEHIND THE HOLE

One way of insuring that you don’t leave a putt short is to visualize a mythical hole about a foot behind the real hole. If you don’t make the putt, it’s a lot better to leave it a foot long than a foot short. I try to set up square to the target, and in my mind I feel that I’m square to the target. But you’ll see here that I’m ever-so-slightly closed. The main thing is that I’m comfortable and have a good look at the path to the hole. Note the target lines on the putter face. They really help in my setup. I line the ball up between the two vertical lines and watch so that the cross line is square to the hole. Then I stroke it firmly into the cup.

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Phil Mickelson explains how to play from the bunker

Phil Mickelson explains how to play from the bunker 

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Bump and run, Low risk shot.


Bump and run is a low risk shot, but still need practice to develop touch and feel.

The basic guide lines are simple. It is a putting stoke with an Iron. Philosophy: Select a club with sufficient loft to carry the ball over the rough on to the green with momentum and roll to reach the hole taking into account all of the contours on the green in the same way you would for a long putt.

The more rough grass there is: The higher the number on the club: Some examples:

If the Flag is 18 paces from the edge of the green and the rough is three paces, take your five iron, take it back like a long putting stroke —in line with target (e.g. the spot on the green where you intend to land the ball, which for this shot 6 paces onto the green, with the correct weighted shot the ball will roll the remaining 12 paces to the hole – and IN.

The other end of the scale: 18 paces from the flag to the edge of the green, and 12 paces of rough then use your eight iron (More loft to clear the extra rough grass).

Take the club back in line with the target, eyes fixed on the ball, do not look up, hit through the ball in line with the target, which for this shot is 12 paces onto the green, the ball will land and roll up gently into the hole.

You need to practice using the same basic principles with each club 4 Iron to 9 Iron.

It is not magic; it does still take a lot of practice to perfect. But the short game is the key to low handicap and good golf. Important make up your mind on the shot required NO negative thoughts, take the correct stance, one last look at the target area, hard down and play the shot, positive thinking in the hole.

This is still my preferred way to play shots on to the green, because I am set in my style of play:

Standard Chips and Pitches:

“Not easy to follow but great tips. If you stand in front off a mirror and study /read what we are saying then practice till you can remember, your short game will improve.” Club face square – shoulders square Feet & Hips open (Aiming left)

The shorter the shot

The narrower the stance
The more ‘open’ the feet & hips aim (open means move your left foot back)
The more the weight favors your front foot
The more the shaft leans forward (Means at address the hands / shaft is ahead of the Ball and Stay ahead through the shot)
The more the ball moves back in your stance
The lower down the grip you hold the club
The longer the shot

The wider the stance
The less ‘open’ the feet & hips aim
The more the weight ratio becomes even
The less the shaft leans forward
The more centrally the ball is positioned
The higher up the grip you hold the club

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Golf in your minds eye

Why do you need a coach, you may have read the books watched the videos, in theory you know how it should be done. In you minds eye you will think you are doing every thing by the book.

You go out and play the same game every time; still you take 100+ strokes, why?

Chances are you need a complete review of your game, go back to basics, and check every element of your game, 90% of your game will be OK, 10% you will need to change. Once you have identified the elements of your game that are costing you the most shots, and then step by step you can rectify the problems.

As your personal coach we need to motivate you, in any sport you must have commitment, dedication, we appreciate that we all have limitations. Even the top professionals, when they reach 50 will change and play on senior tour.

That is the reason we invite you to contact us FREE and ask questions tell us about your game, your handicap, or if you are just learning. Send us information about your game, handicap or average number of strokes for 18 holes. Brief detail about your age and fitness levels, we will plan a instruction course designed for your limitations.

When you play well, golf is great fun. Simple goals will improve your game, try to play your next round with out losing a ball, that simple objective will improve you course management, and keep you focused in the zone, plus will save you time money and frustration.

To be fit has incredible benefits, not just in sport but in your life, so yes we will try to encourage you to work on your individual fitness levels.

So please take time to analyze your game, print off lessons 1 to 9. Revise on the theory, and check every detail of your game. Stance, grip, pre-shot routine, there are many elements to check all in the Hand Book of Golf and in the lessons we have posted to date.

This week we are going to have fun. You simulate and visualize how you would play from tee to green.

This time it is all in your minds eye, first opportunity you get go out and try to do it for real.

OK Focus get in the zone you are you are going to play the perfect hole.

It is a lovely day – you have booked an early tee time, when the course is not busy.

Be prepared which includes how to warm up and to get into the correct mind set.

Be ready: Check your golf equipment, and allow plenty of time.

Golf day, you still need a checklist, and to prepared before hand.

Clean your clubs, make sure all the dirt out of the grooves on the face of your clubs, they are there for controlling spin. ( The new 2010 clubs are not quite as good when it comes to spin requires practice due a change in PGA rules related to the groves)

Clean the grips with warm soap and water to remove any grease,

Select the clubs you need you are only permitted 14 in your bag.

Place them all in the bag in the correct order I personally like them in my bag clockwise.

Check that you have golf balls: We play with Pro-V1; you will have your preference.

I like the number 3 and if possible the name of my golf club on the ball. Then NEVER have any problem in identifying my ball.

Make sure you have tee pegs selection of sizes. Pitch repairer, ball marker, pencil to mark your scorecard, towel to clean your clubs and the ball, if you use an electric golf cart ensure the batteries are charged.

Correct code of dress is required at many clubs, check your clothes are ready, shoes clean. Most clubs will not permit steel spikes, so make sure you have rubber grips in good condition , comfortable soft wool socks, correct size glove. If there is a chance of rain, take a wet weather glove and umbrella. Golf cap and sun cream if the sun is shining.

Take drinks and fruit. Make sure the car has fuel, and you have directions to the course, Checked your tee time. Plan to arrive at the course in plenty of time. Double-check your tee time, and who you are playing with. Purchase a course planner; note in your mind any special hazards; be aware of wind strength and direction.

Pay your green fees; check your recorded handicap is correct, be sure you know the competition rules and understand which game you are playing, match play, best ball , stroke play. Study the course scorecard so you know the degree of difficultly index for each hole. Plan you strategies.

Coffee and a bacon roll, sit back in the club house relax for 20 minutes,

If you still have plenty of time go to the range play three balls with each club DO NOT SWING HARD timing balance. Start with your wedge through to driver, then putting long putts to feel the speed of the greens, place ten balls all round the hole down hill up hill, finish with a few easy putts to see the ball dropping in the hole gives you confidence.

Now you are ready to win most important thing to remember is if you are playing with a single handicap player, DO NOT try to play to his level PLAY YOUR OWN GAME. You have the advantage of the handicap play to your handicap and you will win.

We would like you to imagine you are on the first tee, a par 5, index 3. 485 yards. Weather fine and sunny, wind force 10-15. Fairways firm, greens in perfect condition soft and receptive, medium speed.

Pre-shot routine.

Determine your optimum target area, and the correct distance from the tee. Check for hazards, water, bunkers, trees, heavy rough, out of bounds. Wind direction from behind, wind against, swirling.

Is the fairway narrow or wide? Does it dog leg right or left?

Where are the Fairway Bunkers?

Now select the correct club, you should know the distance with your, driver for the average club will be 220 yards, depending on the wind and ball selection.

Between the tee blocks select precisely where to place your tee, it needs to be positioned to give you a direct line to your target.

Your tee MUST to be the correct height, so the ball is level with the sweet spot on your club.

Now step back behind the ball line it up with the target, the logo on the ball can be adjusted like a rifle sight to point to the target.

Step back behind the ball check the target line. Maybe select an old divot a short distance ahead which is in line with your target, aim to hit the ball over this marker. Take a relaxed practice swing.

Step up to the ball. Arms and club stretched out in front of you, slowly bend fore-ward from the hips until the club touches the ground behind the ball. Take your stance the width of your shoulders. Feet aligned slightly left of the target, check your grip, do not grip the club too tight. You are now ready to take the shot.

Take one last look at the target, deep breath relax no tension in the arms, just think rhythm and timing, keep your eyes fixed on the ball. Do NOT freeze over the ball waggle the club, push back low and smooth with the left arm allowing your upper body to starting to turning, DO not sway back, only the upper body turning Think timing (SET IT LOSE MOTHER GOOSE,)

Pull down with the left arm in control keep your head down eye fix on the ball hit right through the ball the club staying low and in line with the target.

Maintain balance, smooth transfer of weight from right to left follow though, DO NOT LOOK UP UNTIL THE BALL HAS GONE.

WOW!!!!! Great shot perfect trajectory straight as and arrow,225 yards on target, dead center of the fairway, now you feel great, no rush stroll down the fair way relax listen to the birds, enjoy the warm sun and cool breeze.

You check the distance to the green distance tee to green is 485 yards your drive is 225 that = 260 to the flag. Still quite a long way plus there are bunkers guarding the green and a water hazard on the left, trees and thick rough on the right. Not the time to attack the green, select to lay up 100 yards from the flag. That gives you a distance of 160 yards to your target area. Select the club you are confident with for 160 yards shot, could be a five wood, or a 4 Iron. Step back and go through your pre-shot routine, wind at 10 mph from the right aim slightly to the right allowing the wind to bring the ball back on line.

Take a practice swing push back low to the ground, take away in line with the target until pasted the outside of your right foot, allow your wrists to cock naturally keep your head still eyes fixed on the back of the ball left arm straight full turn, weight transferring from left to right, DO NOT LEAN your upper body turns square, start your down swing upper turn back pull down with the left arm, club returning on the same line reaching the point of impact exactly the same as it was at address.

With your practice swing check the divot, it should be 90% on the target side of the ball position; your club should not touch the ground before impact with the ball.

To achieve consistent solid contact with the ball you must ensure the ball is in the correct position related to your stance. That applies to all shots.

You need a high level of concentration as you prepare to take your shot. But just for a few seconds.

Do NOT freeze over the ball

When you start your back swing relax and switch into relaxed happy mode try to move with the balance timing and rhythm of a good dancer. One –piece takeaway, push back with your left hand low and smooth in line with the target, turn fully, coil your upper body against the resistance of the lower body, keep the right knee flexed, left arm straight, complete the back swing, make a smooth transition, pull down with the left hand, butt pointing to the ball, open up your hips to the target on the down swing, keep your head still and behind the ball, hit through the ball, rotate your wrists, extend your arms towards the target, good transfer of weight and balance.

Your practice swing ; the club needs to feel just like an extension to your arms, Swing with rhythm- timing.

Throughout the swing your left hand remains in control push back with the left hand pull down with the left hand.

Do not allow your strong right hand to take control if you do you will never keep the ball straight

Club and hands must be taken back smoothly in one piece. Feel the club it is an extension of your arms.

Take the club back smoothly, low and in line with the target until it is past your right foot, then allow to arc up and around your body.

Make a full turn, left shoulder turning underneath your chin, left arm kept straight

With a good shoulder turn your wrists will cock naturally

The club must return on the same line, point of impact being exactly the same as it was that address, head still eyes focused on the ball, hit through the ball in line with the target, your wrists rotating, full follow through.

Your key objective is to maintain perfect balance smooth easy swing the weight transferring on the down swing from right to left, with the rhythm tempo and timing. Objective to allow your upper body to turn, pushing the club back with the left arm low and in line with the target, weight transferring from left to right. DO NOT LEAN TURN SHOULDERS SQUARE, left arm straight a crossed your chest under your chin, allowing the wrists to cock naturally, at full turn your back should be to the target, the head of your club should be pointing to the target, your right thumb on the under side of your grip,

With one smooth movement start your down swing pulling down with the left arm body turning with timing, Do not allow your arms to get ahead of your body, you must return to point of impact exactly the same as you were at address, keep your head still eyes on the ball. Do not look up until after the ball has gone. Hit right through the ball your wrists turn right arm straight, keep the club going straight in line with the target, upper body turning; your belt buckle should now be pointing at the target, with your weight on the left foot.

You now have plenty of time to watch your ball fly high, drifting back in the wind to land spot on target, on the fairway 100 yards from the flag. Now you are really having fun. You WILL be on the green in regulation. (Think positive)

OK 100 yards to the flag, should be a nice easy full swing with your pitching wedge.

Just to recap and refresh your memory here are the basic principles of chip shot and pitch shots.

Club face square – shoulders square

Feet & Hips open (Aiming left)

THE SHORTER THE SHOT:

The narrower the stance

The more ‘open’ the feet & hips aim

The more the weight favors your front foot

The more the shaft leans forward

The more the ball moves back in your stance

The lower down the grip you hold the club

THE LONGER THE SHOT:

The wider the stance

The less ‘open’ the feet & hips aim

The more the weight ratio becomes even

The less the shaft leans forward

The more centrally the ball is in your stance

The higher up the grip you hold the club

Choke down on the club an inch or two for chips.

Use a narrow, open stance. Open the club-face and keep it square to the target.

Use the same basic swing for a chip and pitch.

For chips, stand tall and raise your hands to get the heel of the club up and the toe down. This promotes crisp shots.

Play ball off right foot, angle shaft toward target, open stance, let shoulders control swing, keep left arm against left side, let club-head swing to left of target after impact. Do not rush the downswing. Make sure the shaft is leaning toward the target at impact. To avoid hitting chips and pitches fat : don’t sole the club at address.

OK for the 100-yards use the basics for the longer shot.

Study the contours of the green, you are going to land the ball close to the flag, in your mind think positive you are going to get the ball straight in the hole, must have positive thinking.

Then you WILL land close to the flag leaving your self a short up hill putt. (Down hill putts are tricky) ok apply the principles for the longer shot, make sure you have set up right and lined up to land in the selected the target area.

Go ahead nice easy swing, keep your head down eye on the ball (Do not look up)

This is truly magic you have landed your ball just 6 feet from the hole, with an up hill putt. On the green in 3 — this is exciting you have a birdie putt. How cool is that.

OK this is an important putt, take your time, you need to determine the correct line and speed.

Check the line and contours of the green.

To prevent misalignment study the green very carefully. Your brain now has many calculations to consider, is the putt up hill, will it turn from right or from the left this depends on the contours of the green at what point will it start to turn, if it turns from right to left — then just how far right must I aim to ensure the ball drops in the hole.

Also consider the distance, length –amount of weight played is often more important than the correct line.

Stand feeling comfortable. Keep your lower body perfectly still NO leg movement.

Short putts do not ground the putter head.

Ensure your club-face is square to the target, the target is not always the hole it is a point on the green where the ball will start to turn, or run away down hill

Head and eyes directly over the ball you MUST keep your head and body perfectly still, NO movement in the legs.

Keep your back swing smooth. Rock the shoulders arms moving in a pendulum like motion.

No wrist action needed for a short putt.

Take the putter back only a short distance and then accelerate towards the ball keeping the putter blade going through smooth and square in line with the target.

DO NOT LIFT your head, on short putts you should hear the ball drop in the hole, not see it. (I have no idea why but if you look up for sure the ball never reaches the hole)

So remember never up never in, do not leave the ball short, and give the ball a chance to drop in the hole.

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Tee it High Let it Fly

Tee it High Let it Fly, this is a fun golf tip, for the low handicap golfers to try,
if it does work for you WOW that all will fly 300 yards, on target.
Paramount to everything else:
Smooth swing, good balance, rhythm and timing, correct transfer of weight.
Develop timing tempo and rhythm, which will give perfect transfer of weight from
right to left, ensuring a smooth powerful hit right through the ball in line with your target,
do not look up until well after impact
This is the dream of every golfer it can come true.
One of the ways I recommend to keep you timing and tempo
Keep this saying in mind:
Normal speech!! My favourite saying is:
TEE IT HIGH AND LET IT FLY.
This the time it should take from the start of your back swing to the point impact on
the down swing. This WILL teach your mind and
body to synchronize the key to a good swing is the same timing every time you
swing. Once you have a repeat swing every time then you are a good golfer. –
You will amaze your colleagues,

The saying Tee it and let it Fly is also a true saying,
Most us how play with the latest drivers.
They all have one thing in common large club heads, so we have become accustom to
teeing the ball high in line with the sweet spot on you club.

The NEW 2012 Philosophy: For the Drivers with the large head and sweet spot.
Is tee up higher this will grantee more distance?
Pre –shot routine.

Using a 2¾ tee: Tee up to 2” high. –Logo pointing at the target.
At address you align the sweet spot on your driver with the ball, which will mean the club
is above the ground
When you are playing a lot of golf yet never seem to improve then you need to go.
Start with grip and stance, you could go to our web page click on News-letter the Aug issue has tips and

illustrations on how to check the basics.
First basics check in front of a mirror. Then time to work on your swing: Do NOT swing hard only 80% of

your power. The main elements of your swing must be balance and tempo, rhythm.
The number one problem with ALL high handicap players they look up on the down swing KEEN to see

where the ball is going, IF you look up for sure it will NOT go where you want it to. Why because if you look

up before the ball has gone it always changes your swing path, the ball could go anywhere. READ on.
Pre-shot routine, off the tee, select your target on the fairway, which will determine your club selection and

where you place your tee, having selected your club will determine the height of your tee (Ball needs to be

level with the sweet spot on club)
Place the ball on the tee, step back and line the logo on the ball up with the spot you are aiming for,

visualize the shot in your mind, take a nice easy practice swing which needs to be the precisely the way

that you intend to play the actual shot, with that swing in mind both tempo and balance step up to address,

ball in line with your left foot, stance the width of your shoulders, correct grip V pointing to your right

shoulder, knees flexed weight on the balls of your feet, bend fore from the waist your club should come to rest directly behind the ball ( 32” from your toes)
Take the club back with your left arm pushing low smooth and slow as it pasts your right foot you should

have start your upper body turn, make a full turn, KEEP the left arm straight, when the at the top of your

back swing the club must not drop it now should be pointing towards the target, start to turn back with your

right hip moving upper body and arms turning, pull down with the straight left arm (Left arm in control DO

not allow the strength the your right arm to take over) Club returns on the same path as your take away,

KEEP your head down eyes firmly fixed on the back of the ball until it disappears, hit through the ball keep

your arms fully extended right through impact concentrate on a low follow through in line with the target.

With timing tempo perfect balance your weight should have transferred from right to left, your upper body

fully turned weight on the left foot, buckle on your belt facing to the target. Now you can watch the ball fly

straight to your target.
YES you are right to much to think of and change overnight, there is NO magic formal that will transform

your game over night, get the basics / mechanics right .
Only correct one fault at a time first identify the fault then focus on correcting that element of your swing. But

club head speed is NOT the answer. Left arm in control with perfect tempo then you will develop the

perfect swing natural and smooth.

Ok here is what we are going to do: We will update the blog every Friday.

There will be a section for teaching how to play golf from basics through to – playing 18 holes with out

losing a ball ( First objective) Your feedback will keep us informed of your progress, those who need
Their will be a section for the high handicap players who are looking to reduce their handicap.
Plus there will be a section with general tips for all golfers.

We will reply to all your questions. golftips@hightolow.co.uk

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