Winter Golf Tips: hone your game for 2014

Hone your game this winter and fix your swing faults ahead of the new season with Golf Monthly's Winter Golf Tips App in association with Galvin Green

Winter Golf Tips

Refresh your game for 2014!

Hone your game this winter and fix your swing faults ahead of the new season with Golf Monthly's Winter Golf Tips App in association with Galvin Green.

We've recently added another content pack - called M.O.T. Your Game - to the free-to-download iTunes and Android app, designed to get you playing your best golf.

In the new videos, Challenge Tour player and Galvin Green staff player Oliver Whiteley gives a range of useful tips and drills to help improve your game ahead of the new season.

The three new videos are supplemented by six other content sections to get you ready for the season ahead. Fix your fundamentals:

A large number of flaws in the golf swing stem from basics, such as grip, ball position and posture.

Oliver gives a refresher in how to conquer the basics and offers some drills to help you get in good positions early on in the golf swing.

Cure your slice:

Oliver gives his tips on how to banish one of golf's most common afflictions with his step-by-step slice-curing guide.

Swing plane:

With numerous golf courses closed over Christmas and bad weather reigning down on the UK, your swing is bound to have become rusty this winter.

Use these simple drills to ensure your swing gets back on the right swing plane as your new golfing season gets underway.

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Nick Bonfield
Content Editor

Nick Bonfield joined Golf Monthly in 2012 after graduating from Exeter University and earning an NCTJ-accredited journalism diploma from News Associates in Wimbledon. He is responsible for managing production of the magazine, sub-editing, commissioning and feature writing. Most of his online work is opinion-based and typically centres around the Majors and significant events in the global golfing calendar. Nick has been an avid golf fan since the age of ten and became obsessed with the professional game after watching Mike Weir and Shaun Micheel win The Masters and PGA Championship respectively in 2003. In his time with Golf Monthly, he's interviewed the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Jose Maria Olazabal, Henrik Stenson, Padraig Harrington, Lee Westwood and Billy Horschel and has ghost-written columns for Westwood, Wayne Riley, Matthew Southgate, Chris Wood and Eddie Pepperell. Nick is a 12-handicap golfer and his favourite courses include Old Head, Sunningdale New, Penha Longha, Valderrama and Bearwood Lakes. If you have a feature pitch for Nick, please email nick.bonfield@futurenet.com with 'Pitch' in the subject line. Nick is currently playing: Driver: TaylorMade M1 Fairway wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Hybrid: Ping Crossover Irons (4-9): Nike Vapor Speed Wedges: Cleveland CBX Full Face, 56˚, Titleist Vokey SM4, 60˚ Putter: testing in progress! Ball: TaylorMade TP5x