I'm in London on Friday to see some mates, we were going to play on Saturday but they've all cried off citing family reasons. I'm now at a loose end as my missus and littl'un are away.
Looking for a game late morning, 10:30 - 11ish, somewhere around SW or west London, I'm heading back...
Been struggling a bit towards the end of this season. In frustration I booked a course of lessons with a PGA pro at the simulator place opposite my work.
A 1 hour lesson, some drills to work on at home, and 1 practice session later and on Sunday I went out and shot gross 73 (par 70, sss69)...
Looking to go on a 3 night 3 or 4 round weekend golfing break in early January. Will likely be me and 3 others, so we will have a 4 ball.
Would like it to be warm (doesn't have to be hot, but warm would be nice) reasonably confident of dry weather, and good courses. Not too long a flight...
So my club has just announced that next year's vice captain is going to be the club pro, meaning the year after that he will be the club captain. No mention of him giving up any of his duties as the club pro.
I've never heard of this before, seems unusual, anyone known this happen?
My sun mountain 3.5 stand bag broke last weekend. It's a couple of models old, the model with the 3 grab handles around the top of the bag. It snapped at one of the joints in the top and is definitely unrepairable and unusable.
So I'm in the market for a new bag.
Front runners so far...
Odyssey vline white hot pro, 33" with superstroke slim 3.0 grip fitted. Club is in excellent condition as you can see from the pics, never made the bag full time as I prefer some toe hang and this is face balanced. Recently fitted the superstroke (costing Â£25) played 2 rounds with it since...
Mph4 2 iron, Callaway mackdaddy 2 tour grind wedges
Mph4 2iron, dynamic gold s300 shaft, original mizuno grip with loads of life left. Great club just doesn't have a spot in my bag anymore since I had a re-jig.
Callaway mackdaddy 2 tour grind wedges in silver, with original...
Having a clear out of stuff no longer in the bag:
Callaway x2hot pro 4 wood, 17 degree, aldila tour green stiff shaft. Excellent condition, hardly used. Â£70 posted
Ping g20 4w, 16.5 degree, tour stiff shaft, seen plenty of use, some marking to face and bottom, decent condition. Some bag rub...
So I went for a long game fitting at Celtic manor titleist national fitting centre on Saturday. I spent 2 hours bashing away with trackman and a pro.
I was dissatisfied with my current driver but also the whole make up of the top end of the bag, so I decided to go see a proper fitter and get...
Anyone had a chance to compare them head to head?
Tempted by this type of club but would prefer to pick up an older SLDR mini than fork out for the brand new aeroburner, if the performance is similar.
Yes I know I should try them myself, would still like to hear about other's experiences...
It's all getting a bit narky at the moment.
People getting antsy for the weather to clear up and lighter evenings for more golf?
Seems to be very antagonistic on the forum at the moment, more than usual.
Chill out peeps, the summer is on its way, and we've got a 4 day weekend to enjoy.
Just watched Rick Shiels playing New South Wales golf club in Botany Bay, Oz. What a place, looks absolutely amazing.
Has anyone here been lucky enough to play it?
Any suggestions for something in a similar vein on these shores that I might actually be able to get on?
Hi guys, quick question.
Thinking of entering a pro-am at 2010 course with 2 mates and a pro I am friendly with. My question is about the entry fee, is it the done thing for the fee to be split among the 3 ams? Or split 4 ways?
New at pro ams so not sure. I kind of suspect it's up to the ams...
Following on from my birthday present thread... Today is my birthday (yay me).
I'm booked in for a 3hr "performance assessment" lesson with the man himself Mark Crossfield, on 15th. I'll feedback how it goes.
Anyone here had a lesson with Crossfield?
My missus has just asked me the dreaded "what do you want for your birthday?" question.
I haven't a clue. My only hobby is golf. I have all the tech gadgets I want really, have no time for computer games anymore so a ps4 or Xbox one is out. I'm really stumped.
I don't really need...
Got my lovely Mizuno MP53 irons for sale since I was tempted by some MP64s to replace them.
They have Dynamic Gold S300 shafts, standard length and lie. They have the original mizuno grips with plenty of life left.
There are small stone dings on the 8 iron and pitching wedge, that I...
So, I got a little over excited with golf shopping this week and am heading out to play this morning with:
New shaft in g25 driver
New mp64 irons
New scotty cameron golo5
New mackdaddy 2 tour grind wedges
A g20 4w that hasn't been in the bag for a while
An i20 hybrid that hasn't been in the bag...
My 7 month old daughter has got me a round at Celtic manor 2010 course with both her grandads and her uncle (my brother in law) for Father's Day, angel that she is (my wife may have had something to do with it...). We're playing next Sunday.
I've never played it or any other course at...