Clive Tucker PGA ProfessionalLocation: Wildwood G&CC, Surrey


Price: £90 per hour

Biography: Clive turned pro in 1974 and played for 10 years within Europe and Africa. He cites his best coaching experience as coaching David Howell into the world’s top 10.

Coaching philosophy: “Coach the person, not just the technique.”

Best tip: “You can tell a lot about your swing from your finish position. If your midriff is facing the target and you remain in balance, it’s a sign of a controlled, dynamic movement.”

5 Biggest Short Game Mistakes

Watch 5 Biggest Short Game Mistakes Video Striking short, delicate chip and bunker shots consistently well is one of the great challenges posed by the game. For a lot of players, simple mistakes creep in and wreck your confidence. Here are Clive Tucker’s 5 Biggest Short Game Mistakes and how…

Step-by-step guide to playing the punch

Step-by-step guide to playing the punch It doesn’t matter how low your handicap is, the punch is a surprisingly easy shot to master and one that is incredibly useful out on the course. The next time you’re on the range, try this step-by-step guide to playing the punch and you’ll…

Where should my divots start?

Great ball-strikers all deliver the club on the ideal angle of attack. Steep enough to catch the ball first without being too steep and killing the flight. It’s a tricky balance. If you are looking to improve your ball-striking it is worth asking – where should my divots start? By…

Rickie Fowler golf swing tips

In this exclusive feature, Golf Monthly Top 25 Coach, Clive Tucker, looks at the detail in Rickie’s technique. From his secret power ingredient to his pressure-proof putting process, Clive places Fowler’s game under the microscope and offers some simple Rickie Fowler golf swing tips. Rickie Fowler Golf Swing Tips Rickie…

power fixes for golf

Golf Monthly Top 25 coach Clive Tucker tells you how to achieve your most powerful golf swing.

Better distance control

Get Your Lofts Checked If you are serious about your golf and want to find better distance control with irons, it’s a good idea to have your lofts checked. Ideally, you should have around 4˚ between each iron in the bag. However, as more and more of us fly to…