Tips & Tricks : Chapter 1 – Grip

By: Tony Blacker

Dear Readers,Welcome to the first edition of Golf Indonesia. I feel so honoured to be approached to write an article to promote the game I love. After a few days of deliberation, I have chosen the topic of the Fundamentals for the game which are the most important part for...

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Tips & Tricks : Chapter 2 – Stance

By: Tony Blacker

The stance is the aspect of your set up that relates specifically to the width your feet are apart at address and to the position of the ball relative to your feet. A good stance is crucial because it enables you to strike the perfect balance between stability and mobility....

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Tips & Tricks: Chapter 3: Curving The Ball

By: Tony Blacker

THE BASIC TECHNIQUES: ‘SWING PATH’ AND ‘CLUBFACE POSITION’ We will enter into some exciting areas of the game for Chapter 3, as we discuss how to "scramble". The need to scramble may not be a desirable situation, but being able to scramble proves beneficial when your score is posted. Scrambling...

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Tips & Tricks: Putting Tip

By: Robert Turvey

LAG PUTTSIt is no secret that when it comes to scoring, most high handicappers don’t spend enough time practicing their putting. You will often see driving ranges full of people practicing their swing and look over to the putting green and see that it’s empty. Even though I encourage people...

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The Key to Solid Chipping

By: Bredan Green

Through many years of teaching club golfers, I believe the key to making solid contact with chipping is making a high to low swing i.e. the club striking the ball with a downward blow. The majority of poor chip shots are made by trying to help the ball into the...

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Greenside Bunker-The Foundation of Good Golf

By: Adam Taylor

If there is one secret to playing good golf, it's being able to play the greenside bunker shot well. It's a great indication of how well your overall swing is in all parts of your game. For most players, the bunker instantly installs fear and negative thoughts on how they...

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The Scoring Academy: Learn to Putt like a Tour Pro

By: Micheal Shelton

Capture Speed: What it is and why you need to be able to control itCapture speed does not refer to how fast the authorities can apprehend a suspect.  To be successful on the putting green, one must be able to have a relatively consistent, optimum capture speed.  That is, the...

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How do we define TEMPO?

By: Gavin Webb

Tempo  in golf swing is often overlooked as an important element to create consistent, efficient ball striking. Good tempo allows the player to increase the quality of impact thus increasing distance, good tempo allows the player to maintain their fitness and energy whilst increasing the length of time a player...

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The Grip

By: Adam Taylor

Over the next few issues of Golf Indonesia, I will be covering what I believe are the five most basic principles for the golf swing. These principles apply to almost every area of the game, from the full swing, chipping, pitching, bunker play and more.In my first edition, I will...

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The Setup & Alignment

By: Adam Taylor

In the last issue of Golf Indonesia (January 2014), I outlined the placement of the hands for a correct grip as the first step in my series of the five most basic principles for a solid golf swing. In this second installment, I will demonstrate how to perform the setup...

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