Articles by James Ellis


Video: Play the Perfect - Ball Below Your Feet

James Ellis, creator of the Pocket Pro golf app, provides some tips to help play a the golf ball when below your feet. Take an extra 1 or 2 clubs, aim left, behind the knees more, imbolise the lower body more and create the swing with just the arms.


Power vs Touch

With the modern game becoming more about the perfect technique and how far you can hit the ball, golfers are focusing less on the skill and feel of the game.


Video: Perfect Putting Practice

James Ellis, James Ellis, creator of the Pocket Pro golf app, provides some tips to help with perfect putting practice.


Video: Play the Perfect - Ball in a Divot

James Ellis, creator of the Pocket Pro golf app, talks us through how to play the shot we all hate when finding your ball in a divot.


Video: Play the Perfect - Flop Shot

With little green to work with or a pin placed just over a bunker, adding the flop shot to your repertoire can instantly help reduce your score by offering a closer putt for par or birdie.


The only way to really learn is on the course

The only way to really learn, improve and enjoy golf is out on the course, The traditional flat surfaced practice ground is a good starting point to get a grip of the swing or improve the fundamentals, but it doesn't fully prepare the golfer for the 'real life' conditions on the course.


Add to Your Bag Series: Flop Shot

One of the differences between a low and mid to high handicapper is often the number of different shots the low handicapper has at their disposal especially when it comes down to the ball being nestled in an difficult or uneven lie.


Video: Bunker Shot - Downslope

James Ellis talks us through how to play the tricky downslope bunker shot including the key points and top tips for this awkard lie.


James Ellis

James is a golf professional with over 20 years' experience and a great passion for changing the way golfers learn how to enjoy this great game.

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