Golf tip video: Where to position the ball in your stance

Here’s a great golf tip video that will help you understand where your golf ball should be positioned in your stance.

A few weeks ago we featured a golf tip from Golf+ and professional Sandy Jamieson on how to fix the fat shot. But we’ve also found this older one where Jamieson talks about ball position with respect to the stance – something we see many golfers, not just beginners struggle with on the golf course.

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USGA and R&A say pros aren’t hitting it much further, but no one really believes them

The R&A and the USGA have released a review saying that the golf ball isn’t being hit any further than it was 13 years ago. But it’s all a little misleading.

Golf’s governing bodies, the R&A and the USGA released their annual review of driving distance last week, and came to the conclusion that there has been very little increase in driving distance over the last 13 years.

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Cape Wickham golf course is up for sale

If you happen to be in the market for a golf course, there is a very sweet links for sale down on King Island.

Golf Australia and Golf Digest magazine’s are reporting that Cape Wickham golf course is up for sale. Owner Duncan Andrews also developed The Dunes on the Mornington Peninsula and Thirteenth Beach at Barwon Heads but has put the famed golf course on the market stating he has done everything he can with the property.

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Ha Na Jang roars home to win ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open

Ha Na Jang boldly predicted she’d finish at 10-under on Saturday evening; little did she realise it would be enough to lift the Patricia Bridges Bowl in the most dramatic circumstances.

Ha Na Jang raises the Patricia Bridges Bowl after winning the 2017 Women’s Australian Open; photo credit Golf Australia

Story courtesy of Mark Hayes at Golf Australia

In a rollercoaster final round during which no fewer than five players held or shared the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open lead, Jang unleashed a closing salvo that will long be remembered by all in a huge gallery at Royal Adelaide.

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Tiger Woods told to “stay horizontal” after skipping tournament and press conference

The struggles of Tiger Woods continue and it’s fair to say things don’t look good for the 14-time major champion to ever return to any sort of pain-free life on the golf course.

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After withdrawing from the Dubai Desert Masters a few weeks ago with back spasms, no one was surprised when Tiger Woods promptly withdrew from this week’s PGA Tour Genesis Open and next week’s Honda Classic.

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Rumford fires on home soil at World Super 6 Perth: Round 1 video highlights

Australian Brett Rumford and Englishman MArk Foster have made great starts to the inaugural World Super 6 Perth golf tournament at Lake Karrinyup in Perth.

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Western Australian Brett Rumford and Englishman Mark Foster will take a share of the lead into the second round of the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth after two opening rounds of 6-under par 66 to lead by one shot.

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Golf tip: How to get a consistent shot shape

One of the keys for a consistent shot shape is to get the club going back and through on the same path.

The Lakes Golf Club posted this to their Twitter feed this week and we thought it was worth a share.

The Lakes Teaching Professional Charles Kares takes us through a nice drill on how to get the ball to start on a more consistent line – using a bucket just outside your line.

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