Flop it like Phil!

On Thursday, as my friends and I played our approach shots to the 17th green, we got chatting about wedges (as we’d all layed up for a variety of reasons).  That got me thinking about a video clip I’d seen a couple of years ago of Phil Mickelson messing...

Winning or losing?

I’ve really enjoyed playing golf since clubs reopened in May.  I suppose it was the first opportunity I’d had to see friends that I’d missed (albeit from a distance of 2 metres)  and it was a step closer to normality, however I was a little surprised...

What’s the answer?

Only the other day I spied a golfer on another fairway dropping a ball from shoulder height. I’m sure most of you will immediately have recognised that he/she was in the wrong, but maybe not everyone will have remembered that this was one of the rules that...

What can you do when…?

Our Club ran its first men’s competition since lockdown yesterday and I’m planning to play in the ladies’ first competition on Tuesday, so there are definite signs of progress.  The return to competitive golf means no more “gimmes” or...

Rules from the Garden

Isn’t it great to back out playing golf?  Apologies to those of you who are shielding – hopefully you’ll be able to join us soon.  I’ve really enjoyed playing without a card in my hand.  I have a selective memory – I only remember the...