I’m one of those strange, but common, breed of golfers who isn’t very good and yet has hardly had a lesson in his life.
Rory McIlroy recently featured in a Sky Sports Masterclass with an iron play special ahead of the British Masters.
When you are looking to buy new irons, one important consideration should be your trajectory.
To help improve the management of your game out on the course, you should draw up a plan of how best to play it in the various conditions (ie Wind, or no wind etc) and write it into a course playbook.
If you find you have driven in to some heavy rough, unless you have an unusually good lie, always avoid the temptation of…
When it is necessary to lay-up, plan your approach shot in such a way that it gives you the easiest possible shot to the green.
If you are slicing too many of your shots, it is more than likely because you are not making a proper shoulder turn.
Many golfers get themselves into trouble by raising or dipping their heads as they swing through.
Too many club golfers get themselves in to trouble by either raising or dipping their heads when they swing.
One of the key checks you can undergo to see that you are making a good swing is to see where you are at the finish of your swing.