How to play links golf: 5 top tips

Want to play Royal Birkdale like the pros? Here are our five top video tips to tackle any links course.

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Links golf is the purest form of the game.

To this day, playing links golf – in Scotland and Ireland – or at one of the prestigious venues for the Open Championship, is the dream golf tour. Many golfers travel from all over the world on a pilgrimage to the world’s best links golf courses.

If you’ve never battled strong sea breezes, or aimed down a fairway lined by gorse bushes you’ll probably feel you are playing a different game.

Here is quick quide to help you master some of the most important shots out on the links...

#1 - THE 'BUMP AND RUN' SHOT