Golf Instruction

Whether you want to improve parts your game, shed your hacker title or figure out what is wrong with your downswing, our diverse golf instruction section is sure to solve some of your problems. With articles on PGA instruction, learning from the pros and mastering the simple golf tips, Compleat Golfer’s instruction aims to help your game to be practice perfect.

Approach Shots

Better players hit more greens in regulation. Make sure that your approach shots are getting the results that they deserve.

PGA golf professional Grant Hepburn POWERTIP: Ball below your feet

27 February, 2014
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In this tip, PGA golf professional Grant Hepburn shows you how to hit the ball-below-your-feet shot.

PGA professional Grant Hepburn POWERTIP: Downhill lie

26 February, 2014
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In this tip, PGA golf professional Grant Hepburn shows you how to perform the downhill-lie shot.

Around the green

A sharp short game is the key to scoring well, whether you are knocking it close to the hole or making key putts. Learn the tricks of the trade here.

Ernie Els of South Africa tees off on the 3rd hole during day one of the Venetian Macau Open at Macau Golf and Country Club on October 17, 2013 in Macau, China. (Photo by Victor Fraile/Getty Images) Video: Ernie Els teaches you the flop

28 October, 2013
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Let Ernie teach you how to pull off the perfect flop shot in under a minute!

Brandon Stone of South Africa in action during the first round of the BMW International Open at Golfclub Munchen Eichenried on June 20, 2013 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images) Video: Brandon Stone teaches you how to chip

28 June, 2013
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South African newly-turned professional golfer Brandon Stone shows you how to chip from around the green in this handy video.

Off the tee

Hitting it long might be fun, but hitting it straight is more important. Check out our driving tips to ensure that you can do both.

Because she plays with a fade, Tandi von Ruben sets up on the right of the tee box Tandi Tip: Tee up to your shape

28 March, 2014
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In this clip, LET player and 2014 Sun International Challenge champion Tandi von Ruben discusses strategy on the tee box

Tandy Cunningham of South Africa plays her second shot at the par 4, 14th hole during the third round of the 2012 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images). Video: Tandi’s tempo tutorial

7 February, 2014
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Is driving accuracy a problem? Try to swing within your optimum tempo instead of trying to crush it, says Tandi Cuningham.

Preparing to play

Get ready for golf by perfecting your setup, keeping fit and staying mentally strong. You'll thank us for it.

maxresdefault Garth Milne’s February Fitness tips

17 December, 2013
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Good joint mobility is key to a fluid golf swing, and with a few quick exercises, you can get your hips and pelvis moving smoothly. Our fitness expert Garth Milne demonstrates the glute stretch, 90/90 hip mobilisations and the Heisman Trophy

Nick Brennan of GB&I warms up on the 4th tee during his singles match against Chip Sullivan of the USA during the 26th PGA Cup at De Vere Slaley Hall on September 22, 2013 in Hexham, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images) Garth Milne’s December fitness tip

31 October, 2013
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Golf fitness guru Garth Milne demonstrates how to complete the I, Y and T sequence using the TRX Suspension Trainer, which allows you to work on multiple joints and muscles while strengthening your core.