1 Par Doesn’t Make a Round

So I had my last golf lesson in a 6 lesson series on Friday and it was back to the video analysis … First up, my grip was still poor, with my right hand slipping clockwise And my backswing looked er, random And the follow through was awkward at best, with me leaning backwards And […]

Hit me for 6

After yesterday’s transition training, I headed to Barrow Golf Club this afternoon for a round with Andrew Turner, owner of Hartley’s Restaurant in Dalton and provider of catering to the club. But first I was happy to receive some belated birthday gifts from my daughter Sophie and a Calloway golf cap from Helen. It’s great […]

I am Probably the Worst Golfer in the World

  Unless you can tell me different? As you know I’ve been having some trouble hitting the ball off the tee … So at my 30 minute lesson on Friday I asked the pro for some driving tuition and found out that my grip had slipped Badly So we sorted that out and I hit […]

Can You Call This Progress

After returning from Spain, the three of us spent a number of evenings at the local 10 hole pitch n putt at Rampside – usually going round twice for £6. I can only find 3 scorecards from those outings with my scores being 110 and 103 twice, Mikes scores were 80 and 75 and Gez […]

A golfing beginner

I don’t know how people generally start playing golf. There are natural barriers to entry in terms of the equipment needed, the cost, and the fact that you can’t just walk onto a golf course and have a go. I guess a lot of people follow their parents into the game and start at a […]

Sweet Golf – Where Have You Been All My Life

On the second 9 at Royal Crook – effectively hole 12 – I duffed the tee shot maybe 50 yards then flew a 5 iron to the right of the green. But it hung left and dropped into the pond that forms when it rains hard. Took a drop from the place I played from […]