App of the week - Pocket Pro

When struggling round a golf course, there've been many times we've wished we had a golf coach on hand to whisper a few words of wisdom to stop us hacking another ball into the trees. Just a dream? Actually, that's exactly the idea behind Pocket Pro.

Featuring 25 short video lessons covering every type of problem shot from the first drive to a plugged bunker lie, coach James Ellis has put the emphasis on quick pointers you can realistically watch when on the course.

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As resident pro at Urban Golf, Ellis had the idea when a client phoned him in the middle of a round asking him for a reminder of how to play a particularly tough shot.

"The aim is to remove the fear golfers experience and quickly replace it with instant knowledge, focus and confidence," says Ellis, "enabling users to hit the perfect shot whatever the circumstance."

Unfortunately, actually hitting the shot is still your responsibility.

Buy it now at the app store for £2.99 or visit www.pocketprogolf.co.uk