VIDEO: Golf Tips Session 15 - ‘Keeping your head down’

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Wetherby Golf Club course professional Mark Daubney provides his latest golf tip, Is keeping your head down a good idea.

Mark says: “Put simply.. .no!

hsb  Golfer Matt Pearson.  (130316M3c)

hsb Golfer Matt Pearson. (130316M3c)

“I really don’t like this saying in golf although it does provide me with a lot of business as a coach.

“What usually happens when someone is told to keep their head down is they do just that: stick their chin on their chest and don’t let their head come up after impact, how can you swing?

“I tell people to keep their eye on the ball until it’s gone and then follow it, just like you would in tennis. Much more natural, less restrictive and won’t give you a pain in the neck, literally and metaphorically!”

Next week – How to get involved with golf

Any questions, tweet Mark at @proshopwetherby.

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Week three: Putting distance control

Week four: Putting direction

Week five: Crisp chipping

Week six: How to really improve at golf

Week seven: Importance of the right arm

Week eight: Controlling chipping

Week nine: Failing to prepare is preparing to fail

Week ten: Equipment doesn’t just mean your clubs

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Week twelve: Reading the green

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