Looking after your course

After the horrendous conditions on Saturday morning I was pleasantly surprised to be playing golf in a tee shirt in the afternoon.  Although the forecast had promised warm weather and a glimpse of the Sun, I wasn’t convinced and layered up, only to be casting...

Slip! Slap! Swing!

When asked to describe typical Northern Irish weather I often use words like “wet”, “cold” and “damp” but that’s not fair – we do get some sunny days from time to time.  A member sent me a link to an article about golf...

Just one club?

One of my friends broke her shoulder a couple of weeks before Christmas and after lots of physio and much frustration she eventually got the go-ahead from the medics to ease herself back into golf.  Well, she has never been one for taking any sport gently, so I always...

Thinking of others

Golf Monthly released another of their videos addressing etiquette this week.  I suppose etiquette is all about thinking about others on the course therefore it’s making sure that you leave the course in the condition you’d expect to find it, not getting...

Confusing Rules

What a weekend of golf!  It was great to see Hideki Matsuyama don the Green Jacket and claim the honour of being the first Japanese man to win a Major and it was amazing to see Masters Rookie Will Zalatoris, who isn’t even a full member of the PGA Tour (he has...