Category: Technique & Drills

Fairway Birdie Golf Clinics… Learn to play by playing, book today !

  WOMEN’S GOLF CLINICS Fairway Birdies - For ladies in Golf have joined up with PGA Bann Lynch McDade golf coaches James Hartley and Aaron Shaw at Yarra Bend Golf Course to promote the game of women's golf. At Fairway Birdies we strive to encourage and inspire women to have a life with Golf, a ...

TELL THEM FAIRWAY BIRDIES SENT YOU… The Northern Golf Club

Now that I've got your attention and you're feeling the need to start a life with golf, let me help you find a home.  We have multiple opportunities around Melbourne and Country Victoria where women can join beginner clinics, mix with like minded women during mid-week or on weekends and will be welcomed with open arms by ...

IT’S TIME TO BOOK YOUR FIRST CLINIC… & BEGINNERS BAG SETUP !!

One of my reasons for setting up Fairway Birdies was to encourage you to have a life with GOLF !! I'm so excited because my blog is working.  I've had many messages from those of you who have been tempted to start.  Well here we go, Tom Corker our Teaching Professional from Kingston Heath Golf ...

BUNKERS…Getting out, Raking, Rules…

“It’s a stroke round so don’t play like you’re off a handicap of 4, play smart and play within your ability indicated by your handicap” !!!   Eliminate mistakes  going for shots that you can not make, like going for the green from a bunker 150m out. Picture this, 110m out in a fairway bunker ...

The benefits of imagery and sinking putts…

I have come across a research paper in the Journal of Sports and Exercise Psychology; Smith & Holmes 2003. In this paper they assigned forty experienced golfers to one of four groups.   A “written script” group received a personalised, response - proposition laden script. Participants in the audio and video groups either listened to ...

The basic foundation of a swing…“you can’t rotate a bent spine”, plus getting the Spine Straight

Ok, straight up, the key biomechanical element is “you can’t rotate a bent Spine”.  Yep, that’s it. Without this basic fundamental you won’t get your shoulders to turn when you swing the club back. If you don’t turn your shoulders by rotating your trunk, then the only way to get the club back is to ...