How do you get your additional golf fix when you’re not playing? Magazines, books, live action on the television… all of the above, perhaps?
For those who just can’t get enough of the game, YouTube is home to a bottomless pit of highlights, equipment reviews, interviews and instruction.
However, where are the best places to go?
Here are 9 of the best golf YouTube channels well worth a visit…
The UK’s number one golf media brand celebrates its 100-year anniversary in 2021 and has over 100,000 YouTube subscribers.
It offers something for everyone: the latest gear tests, tips and drills from the world’s best golfers, exclusive interviews, and lots more.
Whether you’re in the market for new gear or you need some help curing your hook, you can be sure of finding some helpful advice from any one of its experienced team.
Thanks to this wonderful channel, we can enjoy golf’s oldest Major whenever we want – not just for four brilliant days in July.
Transport yourself back to the glorious eras of Ballesteros, Faldo, Watson, and Nicklaus, with final-round highlights that will make the hairs on the back of your neck stand up.
Or, you can lose yourself in one of the many exclusive Open features, which explore every aspect of this great championship.
No Laying Up
Watching a group of friends travel around the world playing golf might make some people a touch envious, but No Laying Up is well worth tuning into.
Educational, thought-provoking, and always entertaining, its content, which isn’t all built around playing world-class courses, will never fail to get you in the mood for a game.
Be sure to check out the No Laying Up podcast, too.
The European Tour has raised the bar in recent times with its fresh and engaging social media content – and you can watch it all on the YouTube channel.
You’ll find way more here than just highlights packages, although it’s a great way to keep up to date with the latest action from the European Tour.
This is the go-to place if you want to get to know the players more and one of the best sites to visit for behind-the-scenes content.
Favourites include the One Club Challenge, 14 Club Challenge, and 500 balls – that’s 500 balls to make a hole-in-one.
Take it away, Mr Sullivan…
Alistair Davies Golf
Davies is a director of the hit golf academy based at the Forest of Arden, and he’s built a terrific library of golf instruction videos to help golfers of all skills levels.
Davies is in his element when discussing the finer details of the golf swing, which will appeal to the more technical players.
However, no matter where you are with your game, you’ll find something in the archive to help you improve.
The Trackman Master Coach loves a drill, and his out-of-the-box thinking makes for interesting viewing.
Keep right up to speed with all the latest action from across the pond.
Highlights, interviews, news, and lots more, the PGA Tour channel ensures you never miss a talking point.
It’s the ‘best of’ series that you really don’t want to miss, such as this one here: best drivers off the deck.
Me And My Golf
PGA coaches Piers Ward and Andy Proudman are both very passionate about their trade – something that really comes across on camera.
If you’re into your instruction, you really should subscribe, as these two simplify the game superbly and offer plenty of advice on how to iron out faults and lower your scores.
What makes their content different to so many of the other coaching platforms, is the fact they are a partnership – and it really works.
Over 720,000 people would agree.
James Robinson Golf
Anyone wanting impartial verdicts on the latest equipment should check out James Robinson’s channel.
The PGA professional has a great way of cutting through the marketing spiel to explain to the viewer what the new technology can do for the recreational golfer, and he presents it all in an entertaining way.
He’s acutely aware of what golfers are talking about and creates plenty of helpful material to improve our knowledge and understanding of equipment.
For example, how can you save money buying new golf clubs in 2021?
Just like it’s impossible to get tired of watching Open Championship replays from years gone by, Augusta National highlights never get old.
Anyone familiar with The Masters app will appreciate just how good the coverage from Augusta has become in recent years.
The beauty of YouTube means you can scroll back through the years and relive many of the Masters’ best moments – and there have been many.
As well as replays galore, you can spend many an hour watching the special features.
Why wait for April?
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