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Older golfers: Shorten your backswing. Iron tips from David Leadbetter

THIS golf iron video swing tip from legendary golf coach David Leadbetter is a bit of a shameless plug for the very interesting new Callaway Epic irons, but none-the-less is very topical for all of those who tend to overdo it in the backswing.

The Ben Hogan Glove Drill

WE liked this video by Peter Kostis he calls the Ben Hogan Glove Drill he introduced during the Travelers Championship coverage last weekend.

Educated Hands: Key to a Great Golf Swing

AAA Rated PGA Pro Ian Passwell from the Thornleigh Golf Centre says without doubt the most important position in golf is IMPACT. And that means having “Educated Hands”.

Older golfers can learn from the ladies on the LPGA Tour

HOW can a not so tall teenager like Lydia Ko hit the ball so far? …. tour veteran Johnny Miller reckons women golfers have to do a lot of things “better than the men” to make up for a comparative lack of strength.

Nick Price Swing Analysis

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Golf swing plane simply explained

MANY people will be aware of Ben Hogan’s classic “pane of glass” golf swing plane image. On the printed page it is not always easy...

Common senior golf swing flaws

A COMMON swing flaw with senior golfers is that they tend to set up crouching too close to the ball, according to Bruce Green;...

Fred Couples swing analysis

WITH Fred Couples ripping up the Champions Tour and proving how good the form was by leading the US Masters after the first round...

A perfect swing for older inflexible golfers?

Jeffrey Mann over at the Perfect Golf Swing Review website has published a new “review paper” that he believes may be of particular interest...

Golf Swing – Impact and Follow Through

IN the final part of our golf swing fundamental series, Bobby Eldridge of PurePoint Golf explains the moment of truth – when the head of the bat hits the ball. Eldridge says 95 percent of the final part of the swing is getting the club in the right position at the top of the backswing. From there it is just one fluid motion to release and golfing glory, or at least your best chance of hitting a solid golf shot.

The Downswing

BRINGING the clubhead to the back of the ball is the critical moment in golf. In Part 6 of our Full Golf Swing Fundamentals series, Bobby Eldridge, Head Teaching Professional at PurePoint Golf, says it is the point of no return. As the right arm begins to unfold and the left hip moves one or two inches towards the target before it begins to turn out of the way, the downswing is in full swing mode. In other words, he says, the game is on. There’s no holding back, no stopping and no bailing out. There are some very important moves that have to take place here for a solid shot with maximum clubhead speed.