” You don’t have to be long off the tee, and we know the amazing effect an Open crowd can have if you’re on your game and how they can lift you. “


” It is just a crazy life as a sportsman. My daughter, Sam, wants to go into tennis, and I tell her, ‘No, you don’t want to go into professional sport. “


” I’m sure you have a hole at your course where you love to hit the tee shot. You can’t wait to get up there and bomb away because the fairway is wide, or the hole always plays downwind. “


” Make a conscious effort to loosen your hands and let your arms feel soft when you’re at address. Take the club back a bit shorter, and feel as if you’re cracking a whip on the way down – not tensing up to smash something hard. “


” Your longest drives will come when you feel you’re swinging at 75 percent. “


” Unless it’s a dead-straight short putt, you should focus on a spot somewhere along the line you want to roll the ball on. “


” You should never get set over the ball and then aim your putter face. If you do it in that order, you can easily lose sight of your intended line. Instead, aim the face down your line first, then settle your body into position. “


” Before you take your address, while you’re still reading the putt, imagine the ball tracking on the line you’ve chosen and falling into the cup. If you don’t believe you can make every putt, why bother trying? “


” Spin is a tricky thing. When you’re trying to avoid it – say, on a tee shot, where sidespin puts you in the trees – it’s easy to make it happen. “


” The biggest mistake is trying to pinch down on the ball and ripping out a big divot, often hitting the ground before the ball. You’ll dig up some turf, but you won’t create much backspin. “



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It is just a crazy life as a sportsman. My daughter, Sam, wants to go into tennis, and I tell her,


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Make a conscious effort to loosen your hands and let your arms feel soft when you
Your longest drives will come when you feel you
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You should never get set over the ball and then aim your putter face. If you do it in that order, you can easily lose sight of your intended line. Instead, aim the face down your line first, then settle your body into position.
Before you take your address, while you
Spin is a tricky thing. When you
The biggest mistake is trying to pinch down on the ball and ripping out a big divot, often hitting the ground before the ball. You
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