Dimples?

I hope you and your family are well and coping with these difficult and unusual times.  If you are a key worker - thank you for all that you're doing for our community. Many of us have found that we've a lot more time on our hands, now that the golf clubs, gyms,...

Heroes

These are unusual times, and tragic times for those who have lost loved ones.  Here's a message from some of the world's best golfers, reminding us who the real heroes are.   Most of us will have time on our hands over the next weeks so, if you're well and...

Practising at home

If you're stuck indoors but you want to work on your golf, have a look at this video by GolfersRx.  It was produced during a wet period in 2018, however you could try these three indoor chipping drills over the next week if you're not able to leave the house.  Don't...

Something to cheer you up!

With the constant news updates and social media frenzy surrounding the Coronavirus I thought everyone could do with a bit of cheering up, so I searched for a golf video that might make you smile once or twice.  I'm not downplaying the seriousness of the Covid-19...

Do you know the answer?

It was great to get out onto the fairways once again, after the prolonged period of wet weather, and on my way into the locker room I noticed some posters explaining the "New Rules" that came into force last year.  Yes, it was over a year ago that the golfing world...

Putting Practice

With the weather showing no signs of improving, I have no desire to be outside getting rained/hailed/snowed upon, so I've got my putter out again and I've been searching on-line for putting tips and drills to try on the hall carpet, as sometimes my putting makes me...

Seven Every Year?

Many years ago one of my friends set herself a target of playing seven new courses every year.  Having been on numerous golfing trips with her I've managed to lose balls on 120+ courses in Ireland.  Not bad going!  She's long-since modified her target, since the more...

Do you have a Weight Problem?!?

We all know what a perfect swing looks like, as we've seen Rory's and Tiger's time after time, however replicating it is another story.  Snapping photos of members driving off the first tee on Captain's Days and President's Days I've seen a wide variety of styles and...

Rory’s on top of the world!

As I sit down to ruminate over this blog, Brooks Koepka is currently occupying the top position in the Official World Golf Rankings, however by the time you read this Rory McIlroy will have fulfilled his ambition to return to the No 1 spot after a four-and-a-half year...

Success in Saudi and another 14 Club Challenge

I was delighted to hear that Graeme McDowell maintained his lead at the Saudi International to claim his first European Tour title since 2014.  This win will catapult him into the top 50 in the world rankings, less than a year after the 2010 US Open Champion found...