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How To Play Long Irons From A Bunker

There can be no truer test of bunker skill than long iron play. There are surprisingly few top players that are genuinely gifted in such shots. Legendary Seve Ballesteros was an excellent exploiter of the long bunker shot built on years of beach play as a youngster. In recent years Phil Mickelson ha...

How To Play From Bunkers Around The Green

A well-played greenside bunker shot is one of the most spectacular in golf. Airborne sand, spin choked ball and a smashing open bladed strike. The irony is that playing the shot usually means you have gone wrong somewhere…

We review the key elements to consider to produce consistent and creative bu...

US Open Review - Jordan Spieth and The Moody Teen

Many in the golfing community affectionately refer to the Old Course at St.Andrews as 'The Old Lady'. This works in a literal sense - it's the oldest golf course in the world - but also in a metaphorical one. You see, 'The Old Lady' garners the sort of respect and reverence usually reserved for 'The...

US Open Preview - 5 Things To Watch

The US Open begins on Thursday and promises to be one of the most fascinating Major Championships in recent memory. Here are 5 things to watch for over the four days:

1. The course is, ummm, different?

Chambers Bay is an undeniably unique venue. Built in 2007 for the exact purpose of hosting the U...

How To Improve Your Lag Putting

Every putt is as much about discipline and willful thinking as instigating a pure roll. In an ideal world every putt should be considered an opportunity but lagging does not need to represent a negative.

By definition; it offers a cautious route, but the return can knock half a dozen putts a round ...

What's in the bag? Alex Noren at the Nordea Masters
Sweden's Alex Noren won his home tournament for the second time on Sunday at the Nordea Masters. The 32 shot year old shot a final round 71 to win by a comfortable four shots from Irish Open winner Soren Kjeldsen.
After a bogey on the second hole cut his lead to one shot, the Swede bounced back a...
How To Hit From Uphill Lies

Uneven lies can destroy a promising scorecard in seconds and break your confidence. We review the key elements to consider to successfully produce magic from the dreaded uphill lie…

Position the body

The perfect uphill swing is comparable to leading the tango. Many golfers tend to stand against th...