Tired of Fading

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Most players fade the golf ball, and they wish they could draw it. Firstly, I would like to tell you that there is nothing wrong with hitting a fade. Trust me, a draw can also become a nightmare. What we need is to limit the amount of curve we put on the ball. The first step is to understand the … Read More

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Driver Testing

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Golf Driver testing

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Golf equipment has advanced throughout the years.  The technology available today is very exciting and you are able to buy a better game.  I was sent the below picture by our member Chris Roberts. Thousands of people are working on making the game easier and ultimately fun for everyone. Picture Credit: Heath Robinson

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Bunker Shots

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Bunkers

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Bunkers One of the main reasons I see golfers struggle with bunker shots is down to the set-up they use before making their swing. Too often I see the shaft leaning forward and the hands too high at address. The sand iron is designed to work differently to other irons in the bag and this set-up doesn’t allow it to … Read More

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Callaway Rogue

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Callaway Demo

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Neil Walsh-Tucker from Callaway is coming to us to do custom fitting on 22 February 2018.  Please email me pro@stfrancislinks.com to book your spot.  The new technology is very exciting and with Neil’s expert fitting knowledge you are in good hands.  I can already see the tour pro’s have converted from Epic to Rogue   Thinus Keller PGA Head Golf … Read More

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Those sandy holes

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Bunkers

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One of the main reasons I see golfers struggle with bunker shots is down to the set-up they use before making their swing. Too often I see the shaft leaning forward and the hands too high at address. The sand iron is designed to work differently to other irons in the bag and this set-up doesn’t allow it to work … Read More

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How to hit the ball farther

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This is a question I get asked a lot.  Why do my friends hit the ball so far and I don’t? Lets focus on a couple of things. 1. Using your whole body to swing the golf club.  I want you to do an experiment.  Go the range and throw a couple of balls, only using your arms.  Try to … Read More

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Flag Hunting

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Going for the PIN

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The next time you play a round I encourage you to try and hit the ball to the middle of the green and not to go flag hunting. When you go flag hunting and you miss the green you will leave yourself with a very difficult up and down, and could end up making double bogey instead of par. If … Read More

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Timing

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timing

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When you go to the driving range before you play your round, you should work on your timing… not to fix your swing. Make half length, half paced practice swings. It needs to be a slow movement back and through. It will work because you will feel the clubhead during the swing and you will naturally slow you down. The … Read More

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Control your wedges

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Most players understand the fundamentals of pitching and chipping. They know to set up in a slightly open stance and to favour the front foot. They know they should accelerate through impact and let the loft on the clubface provide the height and spin they need to stop the ball close. Why do they still hit bad shots? Because they … Read More

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Low trajectory high spinning wedge shots

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You see it on the PGA Tour… late at night you sit and watch golf and think to yourself “Why can’t I get spin like that?’’ I will discuss a few important factors that will help you generate more spin. 1. Equipment – If you are playing with dirty wedges or you have worn your grooves down, forget it. You … Read More

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