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What's in the bag? George Coetzee at The Mauritius Open

George Coetzee earned his second European Tour victory of the season at the Mauritius Open. The South African, 28, edged Thorbjorn Olesen in a play-off after they both finished thirteen under at the culmination of the fourth round.

It wasn’t easy for Coetzee: he needed a birdie on the final hole to...

What's in the bag? Rickie Fowler at the Players Championship

After a recent survey of his PGA Tour-playing peers labelled him one of the most ‘overrated’ players in golf, Rickie Fowler answered his critics in the most emphatic way possible: he won. Starting the final round 3 shots back, Fowler, 26, shot the final six holes in six under par to force his way in...

Power Pointers

A great drill that is designed to help you check exactly when your power is being released is to make some swings holding the wrong end of the club. Listen out for the swoosh - it should come through the impact area. If it is coming before that, please visit your local Foremost Golf professional who...

Creating Resistance

You will often hear golf professionals talk about the body as the engine of the swing but what exactly do we mean? To create effortless power, your upper body needs to turn against your lower body. This means that at the top of the backswing your back should be facing the target while your hips will...

Hit Your Power Potential

Why do some golfers make smooth, effortless swings that deliver impressive power while other players attack the ball with aggression and speed and yet, however hard they try, always seem to come up short? The simple answer here revolves around certain key mechanics in the golf swing that will help y...

Grip Faults And Fixes

Strong Grip (pictures 1 and 2)

If you think your grip might be costing you crucial clubhead control, please don't hesitate to ask for some simple advice on how to groove a better method. A poor grip can cause a host of issues in the swing so avoid the temptation to turn a blind eye and play on rega...

Setting the Perfect Grip

The grip is one of those key fundamentals that every golfer should work hard to get right. The way your hands sit on the club will have a huge affect not only on the direction of the clubface at impact but also on your swing path and power potential. Quite simply, if it's not right, it's very hard t...