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  1. MikeH

    Very short notice opportunity...this Thursday Essendon CC in Hertfordshire

    Hi all we have a mega testing day at Essendon CC in Hertfordshire on Thursday and Ive had a drop out (courses guru Rob Smith has a bad tooth) so I'm looking for a ringer The 'lucky' person will get to play with me and GM contributors Jezz Ellwood and Roderick Easdale we tee off at 08.30 food...
  2. MikeH

    Golf Monthly domain switch today

    Morning all there is some development work happening today with the Golf Monthly website changing its URL to - this includes the forum. Bye bye to the hyphen and the - small changes that are part of a bigger vision The new URL for the Forum will be...
  3. MikeH

    Voluntary Termination of a PCP car deal - any experiences?

    Hi all Happy New Year and all that jazz Has anyone ever been down the route of a Voluntary Termination on a PCP deal. I'm 2.5 years into a 4 year deal and keen to get out early as want to reduce outgoings and don't want to stay with BMW Anyone any experience of this? thanks in advance Mike
  4. MikeH

    How is your club dealing with Covid Tiers restrictions and food/beverage operations

    Morning all know this has been touched on elsewhere but I'm after a bit of focused feedback on from folk on how their clubs are dealing with the restrictions post lockdown 2 and Scotland/Wales/Ireland national variations of it with regards your foot and catering/bar options Are they open or...
  5. MikeH

    Golf Monthly mag subscriptions - can I get your thoughts please!

    Howdy one and all Hope you're all keeping well and looking forward to The Masters I'm looking for a bit of feedback from Forumers who are either.... current GM subscribers, were GM subscribers (but stopped) and anyone who has considered subscribing but hasn't yet pressed the button If you...
  6. MikeH

    flagging issues - how to get stuff fixed sooner!

    hi all Please note this subforum is not monitored all the time so if it's an issue (rather than a suggestion or a non-time-sensitive query) then please email with a brief description of the problem you are encountering and it'll be seen... and hopefully fixed, sooner
  7. MikeH

    Introducing a new GM staff member....

    hi all eagle-eyed among you have already spotted that we have a new GM representative on the forum - MarkT (aka Mark Townsend) Mark joins us from National Club Golfer/Lady Golfer and will be the bridge between the forum and the GM editorial team - I'm calling him GM Forum Editor as frankly...
  8. MikeH

    Political threads

    Hi all after a lot of admin and moderator discussion, I have taken the decision to ban political threads on the forum This is first and foremost a golf forum and while we try to allow some latitude for off-topic discussions it seems like political threads are just too divisive and create too...
  9. MikeH

    Win a share of £500 of Peter Millar golf gear vouchers!

    Hi all we have partnered with Sports Travel Group to find out more about UK golfers and their interest in golf holidays/travel via a survey if you complete the survey - takes less than 10 mins then you get entered into a draw to win a share of...
  10. MikeH

    TaylorMade opportunity!

    hi all we have teamed up with Taylormade to offer an amazing opportunity for one former to get the Tour Truck experience and be fitted for (and be given free of charge) a TaylorMade SIM driver and fairway wood. The event will be at Redbourne GC near St...
  11. MikeH

    New moderator - Patricks148

    Hi all the eagle eyed among you will have noticed that forum stalwart Patricks148 is now a moderator I'm really grateful to him for putting his hand up for this unpaid and sometimes thankless task of trying to keep things on track on here! Please treat him and the other mods with respect and...
  12. MikeH

    are you losing more golf balls post-lockdown?

    morning all interested to hear from forumers on whether or not you've been losing more golf balls than usual in your post-lockdown golf could be that you're a bit wayward having not played for a couple of months the rough is long as its growing season and the smaller that usual greenkeeping...
  13. MikeH

    Looking for new moderators

    Hi all I'm looking to recruit a couple of new moderators to help keep things on track in the forum anyone interested please drop me a line thanks MikeH
  14. MikeH

    Subscriptions/current course closures - what is your club doing?

    evening all Hope you're all well and staying safe/sane in these crazy times know there's been a lot of threads/posts around this topic but looking to get a snapshot as of now - April 2 - as many subs will have been due for renewal yesterday Looking to find out examples of anything that was/is...
  15. MikeH

    driver testing opportunity

    Hi all we are looking for a forumer to get involved in a day of driver testing with the GM gear test team to produce some content that will feature online and in the mag the date is Friday April 3rd with the morning spent at Foresight Sports HQ in Guildford and the afternoon on course -...
  16. MikeH

    Win a year's supply of tees!

    hi all We’ve teamed up with Ocean Tee to offer 3 lucky forumers the chance to win a year’s supply of tees (12 boxes of 40 tees) worth nearly £50! Ocean Tee use environmentally friendly, sustainably sourced bamboo not plastic and 25% of profits go to UK charities fighting plastic pollution...
  17. MikeH

    Make Every Day Playable this winter and WIN a FootJoy waterproof suit

    hi all we all know that winter golf can be pretty miserable at times… but FootJoy have you covered with their new A/W2019 collection, designed to Make Every Day Playable and we have teamed up with them to give you the chance to win an all-new HLV2 waterproof suit HLV2 is the next generation...
  18. MikeH

    short GM survey - your views please!

    Hi all we are running a survey at the moment to get some insight into golfer trends and habits if you could spare 10 minutes (max) we'd be very grateful if you could share your views if you complete the survey you'll be entered into will be a prize draw with some great prizes to be won if...
  19. MikeH

    Odyssey opportunity

    We have teamed up with Odyssey to offer two forumers a fantastic putting experience at the London Club on Tuesday September 24 (yes sorry know it's the date of the Hankley meet) During the session you’ll get to test out the Odyssey Stroke Lab range and work with an Odyssey ambassador on your...
  20. MikeH

    Forum exclusive - win a pair of limited edition FJ Open Championship Pro/SL

    To celebrate the start of Open Week, Golf Monthly have teamed up with FootJoy to offer forum users the chance to win their Limited Edition Pro/SL. Simply answer the below questions to be in with a chance to win one of two pairs up for grabs. FootJoy is the #1 Shoe at the 148th Open...