Competitions

Toptracer Pebble Beach Pebble Beach Toptracer Competition June 23, 2021 5:06 pm

Following Jon Rahm’s spectacular win at the US Open at Torrey Pines, we have created our own PGA competition at Pebble Beach on Toptracer. There are some great prizes to be won:   1st place – £60 range credit 2nd place – £40 range credit 3rd place – £20 range credit   Simply choose the Pebble Beach game on your... View Article

2021 Championship Predictions January 2, 2021 11:13 am

After a year like no other, Jon Woodroffe ponders on his predictions for the big tournaments in 2021. If last year was a golf hole, then we started with a reasonable drive, followed by a shank out of bounds. We continued with a mildly mis-hit fairway wood that crawled towards the green. Then we duffed the chip and four-putted. Not... View Article

Masters misgivings come to nothing November 18, 2020 4:37 pm

The long awaited 2020 Masters came with many worries. Would Bryson De Chambeau overpower the great golf course? Would Augusta look as beautiful in the autumn? Would the lack of crowds diminish the atmosphere on the back 9 on Sunday?   Well, let us look at the first one. As a 5-foot 6-inch golf professional who does not hit the... View Article

Prize Draw: Win a brand new set of irons! October 28, 2019 8:27 am

Thanks to our friends at American Golf, we have a fantastic autumn prize draw, which gives you the chance to win a brand new set of irons to the value of £1,000! To enter automatically, all you have to do is top up your range card between 1st November to 20th December 2019 with £60 or more. Terms and Conditions:... View Article

Solheim Cup 2019 Let the ladies take centre stage: Solheim Cup 2019 September 3, 2019 8:03 pm

Let Battle Commence It has been a fantastic year for women’s sport and not before time if you ask me. The women’s football World Cup, the cricket, netball have all enjoyed the recognition and tv coverage they both deserve and need. Now golf gets to take centre stage with the Solheim Cup, starting on September 13th, at the beautiful Gleneagles... View Article

A glorious win for the whole of Ireland July 22, 2019 2:04 pm

Jon Woodroffe reflects on a wonderful victory for Shane Lowry at this year’s British Open at Royal Portrush What a glorious victory at Royal Portrush this weekend and a worthy and very popular winner in Shane Lowry. I can only imagine how good the craic was Sunday evening. The first playing of the great championship on the Northern Irish links... View Article

Prize Draw World of Golf London Prize Draw: Win the Driver of your choice June 24, 2019 4:06 am

Thanks to our friends at American Golf, we have a fantastic summer prize draw, which gives you the chance to win a driver of your choice! To enter automatically, all you have to do is top up your range card between Thursday June 27 to Wednesday July 31st with £60 or more. Terms and Conditions: All customers who top up... View Article

The Tiger is back April 15, 2019 1:05 pm

Jon Woodroffe reflects on an incredible Masters….and an incredible comeback Where do you begin? I’m struggling to remember a better comeback story in sport. For me, it beats Mohammad Ali. Here we have Tiger Woods rising from personal scandals, through severe debilitating physical problems, leaping from 1,195 in the world rankings to take his 5th Green jacket, 22 years after... View Article

Ryder Cup 2018 France The Ryder Cup c’est magnifique! August 19, 2018 7:20 am

World of Golf London Master Professional, Jon Woodroffe says this year’s Ryder Cup is a mouth watering prospect The greatest show in golf is coming to France at the end of September. It will have some way to go to live up to other major sporting events that have occurred this year, nevertheless, I do think that these three days... View Article

handicap system Clubs should welcome 54 handicappers with open arms November 21, 2016 9:29 am

By Jon Woodroffe, World of Golf London Master Professional As a long-standing critic of the handicap system in the UK, I welcomed the introduction in January of this year, the ‘Club Handicap’ which allowed clubs to grant handicaps of up to 54 for adults as well as juniors. This option came with a caveat: handicaps higher than 28/36 are only... View Article