Minimum Airtime March 5, 2020 7:05 pm A great phrase to remember to improve your score on the short game is: “Minimum Airtime”. In other words, if you do not need to knock the ball up into the air, don’t. If possible, use the other phrase: a bad putt works better than a bad chip. It’s a bit negative I guess, but it’s also true. If you... View Article
Park the Driver February 20, 2020 3:16 pm Understanding the risk According to the physics of the game, the driver, or number 1 wood, is the club that will hit the golf ball the furthest. It’s the correct choice when you want the ball to go the maximum distance. One cannot argue with the mathematics. It has the longest shaft and the least loft. So, the result, of... View Article
How wide should your stance be? January 1, 2020 9:29 am Happy New Year Everyone! Here’s a great question to set you up for improving your game in 2020. How far apart should your feet be when hitting the golf ball? The answer is dependent on the club you are using. Put simply, the longer the golf club you are swinging, the greater the centripetal force your body is experiencing and... View Article
Christmas Opening Hours November 14, 2019 3:53 pm Looking forward to seeing all our customers over the Christmas period – particularly those wishing to try out their new clubs!
Taking aim is not difficult November 10, 2019 11:55 am Many amateur golfers fret about the importance of taking aim. If they don’t get it exactly right, then that’s why their shots are misdirected. I’m not convinced. Sure, you should aim where you want the ball to go, but it’s a little like firing a rifle. I am by no means a marksman, but if I take aim the bullet... 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
Stay in the moment, not in the scorecard October 10, 2019 12:59 pm It’s a classic schoolboy error on the golf course, but we all do it. The question is why? When you are on the course, you know whether you are playing well or not. So do you really need to work out how many over par, or under par you are after every hole? How many stableford points you have scored... View Article
The centre of contact July 13, 2019 8:57 am Two of my most frequently asked questions are: “how can I hit the golf ball further?” or “why do all my shots go the same distance?” This fixation with extra length is understandable, but my usual response is the following caution: accuracy and consistency always trump length Let us look at what determines the distance that you will hit a... View Article
PXG Fitting – June 12 May 27, 2019 7:26 am “A sweet spot the size of Texas”. Come along to our PXG Fitting session on June 12 and find out what the excitement is all about.
Rule in your favour February 10, 2019 7:08 am By Jon Woodroffe – World of Golf London Master Professional The new rules brought in this January, are an excellent step in the right direction to making the game quicker and more appealing. My favourite new rule is allowing the flag to be left in when putting on the green. Here is why. It will aid speed of play, without... View Article