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Best Golf Training Aids To Revolutionize Your Game

April 2019

The game of golf is about constant improvement; you can always be better, you can always have a lower handicap and you can always swing with more accuracy.

Below is a guide to the best golf training aids to help you improve your game.

Remember, although training aids are great, if you’re looking to really super-charge your game, we recommend getting proper golf instruction. Companies like The Bird Golf School are a great way to kick start your game

Golf Training Aids

Below are our top picks for golf training aids by category.

Training Aids For Golf

1. SKLZ Gold Flex Golf Swing Trainer

SKLZ Gold Flex Golf Swing Trainer Warm-Up Stick, 40 Inch

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This incredible training aid is an Amazon no.1 Best Seller for a reason and is recommended by many professionals. The SKLZ is the perfect training tool for warmups before a round of golf or simply to swing a few times a day to build up your muscles.

The SKLZ Gold Flex is essentially a club with a 2.5-pound weight at the end and additional flex throughout, so you can practice your swing in the comfort of your own home without worrying about where the ball will end up because it’s attached.

Practice your form, balance, weight transfer, swing power and even lengthen your swing with this durable and user-friendly golf accessory.

It is an absolute staple for anyone looking to perfect their core strength, swing and posture.

It is available in 40 and 48-inch sizes.


  • Fits easily in golf bag
  • Easy to use
  • Low impact


  • Grip tends to come loose or slip after some use

2. PuttOut Pressure Putt Trainer

PuttOut Pressure Putt Trainer - Perfect Your Golf Putting (White)

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If you are looking to perfect your putt, this simple training aid is for you. The PuttOut Pressure Putt Trainer is the best thing for developing the perfect putt touch.

It simulates the conditions of an actual green. It has a parabolic curve with a rubber target that is the exact size of a hole, and you can only land your ball in that hole with the perfect putt. If you miss, the PuttOut Pressure Putt Trainer returns your ball to you, so you can try again.

You can use this great tool at home to develop your putt until you develop the muscle memory to be successful in real life.


  • Folds and fits in golf bag
  • Designed to simulate the exact conditions of putting into a real hole on the green
  • Reviewed as one of the best putting aids on the market


  • Pricey for the quality

3. Arccos 360

Arccos Golf 360 Golf Performance Tracking System

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If you’re looking to get a little fancier with your training aids, have a look at the Arccos 360 shot tracker. It comes with 14 sensors that fit into the butt of each club in the bag, and essentially records every shot you make, giving you real-time data.

The Arccos 360 has a live shot tracking system; relaying shot shape, trajectory and distance on your phone. Secondly, it contains a GPS system showing you the exact measurements to the front, center and back of each green you are playing too. Lastly, the Tour Analytics features provides you with a concise summary of the entire round you played and shows you where you went wrong.

This product is great if you are looking to lower your scores and handicap effectively, but it can be a little pricey.


  • Android and OS compatible
  • Quick install and pairing
  • Doesn't drain battery quickly


  • Some users have had issues connecting to the sensor / missing strokes

4. Izzo Flatball Swing Training Aid

Izzo Golf Flatball Swing Golf Training Aid, White

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This tool is fantastic if you are looking to improve your swing at home but want to avoid breaking any windows. These Izzo Flatballs are made of rubber, which will not only help you avoid breaking any of your possessions, but also helps to bring accuracy to your swing.

These flatballs are designed to correct and perfect your swing, but unlike a traditional golf ball, they are flat, so they will not travel far and will stop immediately once they have landed – yay! No more missing balls.

They come in a pack of six and can be purchased all over the web.


  • Effective
  • Good value for money
  • Perfect for beginner


  • Difficult to use on grass

5. Swingyde Golf Swing Training Aid

Swingyde Golf Swing Training Aid

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The Swingyde Golf Swing Training Aid is used specifically to increase the distance and accuracy of your swing. You need to adjust one of its heads with your golf club and then put another head to your wrist.

The angle created by your hand with the golf club will automatically create a lot more pressure, thus enhancing the distance of your ball.

This tool will help you keep the club face alignment perfect ad improve your swing plane.


  • Left or right handed
  • Easily attaches to club shaft
  • Lessons have great impact on your game. Equivalent to 20+ lessons.


  • Better for players with experience

About the author 

Paul Bradshaw

Paul hit his first golf shot at the age of 5, and from that point on was immediately hooked. He went on to become one of the leading amateurs in South Africa, securing a full golf scholarship with the University of Arkansas Razorbacks. Turning professional in 2004, Paul played extensively on the Sunshine Tour and co-sanctioned European Tour events. Paul is our lead editor at Golf Assessor.

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