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Drive for miles with Nick Dougherty
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Britain's up and coming young golf star Nick Dougherty smacks the ball about 290 yards off the tee.

Watch Nick's masterclass

His four important principles of driving are:

  • Take a wide stance and athletic upper body position
  • Don't aim blind - pick a target
  • Keep it slow
  • Relax
Watch his full video masterclass by clicking on the icon above.


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Dougherty factfile
Date of Birth: 24 May 1982
Birthplace: Liverpool
Height: 6ft 1in
Big break: Won Faldo Junior Series 1997
Big Break 2: World Junior champion 1999
Home club: Shaw Hill, Lancashire
Other interests: Flying, socialising, football



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