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Feature Interview: Phillip Akers - How to get your child started with Golf

Phil Akers answers all your questions regarding junior golf and how to help your child progress and become the best golfer that they can be.  read more ...


Course Strategy: Controlling First Tee Nerves

The first tee shot of any round is always a nervous one for the majority of amateur golfers. With the help of Phil Akers however, you will be able to combat those nerves and be more positive and confident when starting your future rounds.  read more ...


Fix your slice with the Diagonal Ball Drill

Phil Akers highlights a simple drill to help you understand why you are causing the golf ball to slice, and the technique to counteract this unwanted golf shot.  read more ...


The Cane Drill: Learn how to avoid a Slice

Phil Akers teaches you all about your club face and what effect that is having on your golf shots. With the help of his simple drill, you can start to understand and develop your knowledge of the club face and its relationship with the slice shot. read more ...


The Belfry 10th Hole Course Strategy: Risk and Reward Shot Selection

The 10th hole at the Belfry is famous for it's clever design that entices the golfer to chance their arm or play more conservatively. Phillip Akers highlights the pro's and con's to both methods.  read more ...


Learn how to take your practice to the course

Phillip Akers shares his tips to help you take a successful mindset from your practice out onto the golf course.  read more ...


Driver Drill - Learn to 'launch it' for longer drives

Every golfer wants to launch their ball high into the air like the pro's. By using this drill from Phil Akers, you can work towards hitting your driver high and far with more consistency.  read more ...


Bunker Tip - Learn to play the high launching bunker shot

When you've been short sided in the green-side bunker and the high launching and soft landing bunker shot is needed it can be a very precise and delicate shot. Phil Akers gives you all the tips you need to successfully execute this tricky bunker shot.  read more ...


Driver Drill - Improve your strike and stop your slice as a result

Constantly connecting with the heel of the golf club typically results in a slice for the majority of golfers, but with Phil Akers simple and effective tips and drills, you can start to understand your golf swing more, and instantly correct your slice off the tee.  read more ...


Escape from trouble - How to play the Low Punch Shot

The low punch shot out of the trees is a shot every golfer will eventually need to play, Phil Akers informs you on the top tips needed to keep the ball low and escape from trouble.  read more ...


Driver Drill - Learn sequence correctly for straighter drives

With the help of this sequencing drill from Phil Akers, you will start to feel your lower body working more efficiently in the golf swing and maximising your distance and accuracy off the tee.  read more ...


Driver Drill - How to hit LONG and HIGH!

Phil Akers shows you how to hit your driver like the pro's, with one simple drill you will start to see yourself hitting your driver much better and a lot further.  read more ...


Effective Practice for Shot Shaping

Phil Akers, a senior teaching pro at the Belfry talks about making your practice more effective and efficient to help improve your shot making abilities on the course.  read more ...


Golf Course Greenkeeping Series

In this series of videos Golfshake's Owen Davies catches up with Stuart Green of BIGGA (British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association) to talk through key aspects of golf courses relevant to golfers.  Including; correctly repairing pitch marks, how to rake bunkers and aeration. read more ...


Sustainable greenkeeping - why is my course not perfect all the time?

BIGGA's Karl Hansell explains why your golf course may not be kept in as pristine condition as Augusta National - especially in out-of-play areas. read more ...


What is in a typical greenkeeper's maintenance facility?

We all know where the greenkeeper's shed is on our courses. Karl Hansell of BIGGA explains what you could expect to find behind the doors of a greenkeeper's maintenance facility. read more ...


How can golf clubs protect their course?

Karl Hansell of BIGGA told Golfshake how greenkeepers can help protect their golf course - especially during the winter months. read more ...


How to correctly repair a pitchmark

Golfshake's Owen Davies finds out from BIGGA how to correctly repair a pitchmark at The Belfry. read more ...


How to correctly rake a bunker

Owen Davies discusses with BIGGA how to correctly rake bunkers on the course at The Belfry.  read more ...


Why do greens get aerated?

BIGGA explained to Golfshake's Owen Davies, the importance or aerating greens at The Belfry.  read more ...


Golf Course Etiquette

Golfshake's Owen Davies caught up with BIGGA to discuss golf course etiquette at The Belfry. Find out how to repair pitchmarks and divots, and how to rake bunkers. read more ...


Estate Management: Not Just a Greenskeeper

A greenskeeper's job extends beyond keeping the course tidy as Golfshake's Owen Davies found out after talking with BIGGA at The Belfry. read more ...


Why do greenkeepers topdress greens?

Golfshake's Owen Davies discusses with BIGGA why it is important for greenkeepers to topdress greens, how it is done and what materials are in the topdress. read more ...


Why green speed is not important

Golfshake's Owen Davies discusses with BIGGA at The Belfry why green speed is not important and how green speed is measured on a stimpmeter.  read more ...


Rules: Attending the Flagstick


Resident rules expert, Barry Rhodes offers some advice on attending the flagstick on and off the green.
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Rules: Fairly Taking a Stance

Resident rules expert, Barry Rhodes offers some advice on Rule 13-2 which focuses on playing the ball as it lies and fairly taking a stance without lie, line of play and the area of the stand and swing. read more ...


Rules: Known or Virtually Certain

Resident rules expert, Barry Rhodes offers some advice on the change to the term and surrounding rules related to - known or virtually certain. read more ...


Iron Play Tips - How create a perfectly balanced set up

Darren Parris, PGA Professional and TaylorMade Ambassador shares a simple tip that can significantly improve your balance when setting up to the golf ball.  read more ...


Iron Play Tips - How to grip the club

PGA Professional and TaylorMade Ambassador, Darren Parris explains how to correctly grip the golf club in order to hit long and straight iron shots. read more ...


Iron Play Tips - Improve your transition

The transition from backswing to downswing is one of the important moves in golf. In this video Darren Parris, PGA Professional and TaylorMade Ambassador explains how you can improve your transition and hit longer and straighter shots as a result.  read more ...


Iron Play Tips - Swing path drill

PGA Professional and TaylorMade ambassador, Darren Parris shares some simple drills that you can use down the range to help you hit longer and straighter irons.  read more ...


Iron Play Tips - How to improve your shoulder turn

TaylorMade Ambassador and PGA professional, Darren Parris shares a simple tip on how improving your shoulder turn can leading to better iron play.  read more ...


Iron Play Tips - Maintaining balance throughout the swing

GA Professional and TaylorMade Ambassador, Darren Parris shares a simple drill that you can do down the driving range to help improve your balance - a key ti hitting great golf shots read more ...


Iron Play Tips - The Strike Tape Drill

PGA Professional and TaylorMade ambassador, Darren Parris shares a simple drill that you can do down the range to really improve your ball striking with your irons.  read more ...


Iron Play Tips - The Set-up

PGA Professional, Darren Parris shares talks through how to correctly setup to the golf ball for iron play in order to achieve the most consistent results and hit the ball longer. read more ...


Rules: Before Commencing a Round

Resident rules expert, Barry Rhodes offers some tips on what to do before commencing a competitive round of golf and where the rules come in to play. read more ...


Driver Tips - How your strike affects your dispersion

COBRA/PUMA Ambassadors, Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie share a driver strike drill that will help you to hit straighter shots from the tee and find more fairways.  read more ...


Driver Tips - How to align correctly and hit straighter drives

COBRA/PUMA Ambassadors, Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie talk through the importance of alignment in the feet hips and shoulders when setting up to a driver and how having one not aligned can lead to an undesirable swing path.  read more ...


Driver Tips - Correct your backswing face position for straighter drives

COBRA/PUMA Ambassadors, Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie share a drill that you can do down the driving range to make sure that you have the correct face position on the backswing.  read more ...


Driver Tips - Improve your backswing to downswing transition

COBRA/PUMA ambassadors, Chase David and Chris Cutchie share a tip that will help you master the correct transiiton from backswing to downswing and hit longer and straighter drives as a result.  read more ...


Driver Tips - Stop slicing with this swing path drill

COBRA/PUMA ambassadors, Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie share a drill that you can do down the driving range or on the course to her you create and in to out swing path and cure a slice.  read more ...


Driver Tips - First hole tactics

COBRA/PUMA ambassadors, Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie talk through how the thought process that you should use when starting a round of golf.  read more ...


Driver Tips - Clubhead release drill for longer drives

COBRA/PUMA Ambassadors share a drill that you can do at home or down the driving range with a tennis racket to help you increase your clubbed speed and hit longer drives as a result read more ...


Driver Tips - Learn to use the ground for longer drives

COBRA/PUMA Ambassadors Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie talk through how making sure you gain a better connection with the ground will help you hit the ball longer with you driver.  read more ...


Driver Tips - Practice effectively for straighter drives

COBRA/PUMA ambassadors Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie share their tips on how to practice your driving more effectively and as a result hit longer and straighter drives.  read more ...


Driver Tips - Connect for the correct release

COBRA/PUMA Ambassadors Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie share a drill to help you connect up your arms and body in the driver swing to gain more power and hit the ball straighter. read more ...


Driver Tips - Learn to square the clubface

COBRA/PUMA ambassadors, Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie share a drill to help you square the club face on the driving range meaning that you can hit straighter shots from the tee.  read more ...


Driver Tips - How to check your driver backswing position

COBRA/PUMA Ambassadors, Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie talk through the correct backswing position for your driver and how you check that quickly and simply in order to consistently get your club in the correct position.  read more ...


Driver Tips - Correct your setup for longer, straighter drives

How you set up to a driver can have a huge outcome on your tee shot. Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie talk through the correct set up position and how to obtain it in order to hit longer, straighter and more consistent drives.  read more ...


Driver Tips - Course Management: Shape it away from trouble

COBRA/PUMA ambassadors, Chase Davis and Chris Cutchie explain how choosing the correct shot shape on a hole can make a big difference to lowering their scores.  read more ...