New rule will help putts drop

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By Jon Woodroffe – World of Golf Master Professional Most regular golfers will know by now that a bunch of new rules came into force in January. Many of them aim to make the game quicker and therefore more appealing. Among these is allowing the flag to be left in when putting on the green. […]

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Stick with changes that have worked before

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This month’s tip is aimed at anybody who has taken golf instruction in the last year to correct a fault and enjoyed success! This instruction may either be a formal lesson, or a tip found on YouTube, but if it worked, then this is for you. I have been coaching golf for over 40 years […]

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Concentrate on the follow through

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By Jon Woodroffe, World of Golf Master Professional One of the most frequent comments I hear from customers on the golf range, is that they can’t replicate their smooth swing in practice, when they are out on the course. After weeks coaching our Tuesday morning Seniors class on the golf range and seeing great improvement […]

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Time to adapt to the changing conditions

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By Jon Woodroffe – World of Golf Master Professional Wow, that was some summer. Hot and dry pretty much throughout, so it’s not surpising the golf courses have suffered. However, now we are heading into the autumn and I would recommend you change the type of practice you do at the golf range to reflect […]

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More power

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By Jon Woodroffe – World of Golf Master Professional One of the questions we get the most is, how can I get more distance with my golf shots? Basically, nobody is ever happy with the distance that they hit a golf ball, and in most cases, they are not hitting as far as they could. […]

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How to play from an uphill lie

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By Jon Woodroffe – Master Professional, World of Golf Though this may surprise you, playing from an uphill lie is probably one of the easiest shots in golf. When your ball is positioned, as you see in picture 1, the thing to remember is that you do not need to change your golf swing. All […]

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The Take-Away Check

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By Jon Woodroffe – Master Professional After you have got your address position and grip correct, the next stage where things can go pear shape, is on the take away from the ball. As golf professionals we like to video our students take away. When we play it back to them, it is easy for […]

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Warm up routine

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By Jon Woodroffe – Master Professional,  Now we all know that Rory Mcilroy has a detailed and extensive warm up routine before he goes out onto the golf course. Indeed, all tournament professionals do. Any top sports player will have some form of knock up, warm up or kick about, to prepare themselves to play. […]

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How to keep your chin up at address

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There is one phrase in golf that makes my blood boil more than any other. It’s when you hear this after a poor shot: “You lifted your head.  Keep your head down”. What a heap of rubbish that advice is! On their next shot, all that happens is the player then forces their chin down […]

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