The Academy is the biggest category in our Guides and Advice section. Here you'll find all our general advice, whether quick swing tips or practice drills you can do at home. It's also where you'll find our popular "How to adjust" tutorials to ensure your driver is set up right for you. And finally, there is loads of general buying advice - from which balls or grips you should use to more technical knowledge on the bounce and grind of wedges. There's always something new at the Golfbidder Academy.

Taking your golf clubs away will be the preferred choice of all golfers. However, as the cost of flying with golf clubs increases, the economics and logistics involved can quickly outweigh the benefits - especially if you're only playing one or two rounds.

With over 1,700 possible setup combinations in the inverted 'T-Track', plus loft and lie adjustability in the hosel, the M5 driver from TaylorMade could be seen as a little daunting when you first get your hands on it.

With more and more of us now spending more and more time at home, there is an increased opportunity to squeeze in some short game or putting practice.

There are three models in the SIM 2 driver family, with the main difference between them being the steel weight anchored at the back of the Inertia Generator.

The Titleist TSi family of drivers includes four different models, each with individual characteristics aimed at specific golfers and golf swings. Below we look at the TSi1, 2, 3, and 4 to help you understand the differences between them to help you identify the best one for your game.

Lucky you if you own a TSi driver with its incredible face produced by the Pittsburgh based Allegheny Technologies Incorporated, which is 425 Aerospace Titanium and is right on the USGA's CT and COR limits.

It's fair to say that you want to know that the golf clubs and equipment you're using is as good as your playing partners when you're standing on the first tee. None of us wants to be at a disadvantage because of our equipment.

The Callaway EPIC Flash driver is available in two models - standard and Sub Zero, which both feature the same adjustability in the form of a sliding weight around the perimeter as well as Callaway's Opti-Fit hosel. The Sub Zero does feature an additional weight port that knocks the spin rate down by moving the CG towards the face, which can be changed, but this is not recommended unless done by a club-fitter.

What are the differences between a 5-wood, 5-hybrid, and 5-iron? When should you use them? Which one do you need? What are their equivalents? All questions answered here.

When TaylorMade launched the SIM driver family in 2020 there were three models available - the SIM driver with an adjustable weight in a sliding track, and then the SIM Max (and Max D) which are dialled in for max distance and forgiveness right out the factory.

If you're new to golf, you could be foxed by some of the jargon involved in keeping score. Below are some answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we get on how golf scoring works.

If you cannot wait for the lockdown to end and want to hit the ground running when golf re-opens, it's good to do a little bit of structured practise at home.