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The Dress Code in Golf, Good or Bad?

The Dress Code in Golf, Good or Bad?

The Dress Code in Golf, Good or Bad? is a short Blog addressing the question of clothing rules. That brings to mind The Clash song, Should I stay or should I go? Many moons ago, the game of golf was classed as the gentleman’s game. They would dress in their Sunday best to go for…
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What are the best Golf films? Part 2

What are the best Golf films? Part 2

What are the best Golf films? Part 2 is finally here. This blog post is the continuation of the original blog post of the same title. Below, you will find another six of my favourite Golf films of all time. I admit, this list may be a little controversial but here we go anyway, My…
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My top 10 Par 3 holes

My top 10 PAR 3 holes

My top 10 PAR 3 holes is a list that I have put together of my favourite PAR 3s from around the world. Before we get to the list, let me first of all, explain to the novices out there what a PAR 3 hole is. First of all, a professional golfer would be expected…
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What is a Slice?

What is a slice?

What is a slice? A slice, in my opinion, is usually an uncontrollable curve of the ball, which in flight moves from left to right. There are two main factors that cause a slice and these are:   1. The swing direction through the ball is from the outside to inside. This usually determines where…
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What does a Caddy do?

What does a Caddy do?

What does a Caddy do? Well, let me try and explain a few things. The Caddy (or the Jock or the Looper as some people call them) plays a very important role for the player. Think of them as a supporting actor in a Hollywood film. Their role is just as important as the players.…
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A routine is not a routine

A routine is not a routine

A routine is not a routine comes from the famous phrase, “A routine is not a routine if you have to think about it.” -Davis Love Jr. A very true statement when it comes to Golf. I am a huge believer that when you have practised something over and over again it can become automatic.…
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Golf holidays abroad in Winter

Golf holidays abroad in Winter

Golf holidays abroad in Winter are a great idea but where do you go to? Over my 30 years of experience, in Golf, I have travelled well and visited lots of courses in many different countries. These vary from North America, Africa & most of Europe, some of which were my private Golf holidays. Although…
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What are the best Golf films?

What are the best Golf films?

What are the best Golf films? I think that this depends on what kind of film genre you prefer. Do you like Comedy more than Drama or you may even prefer a Documentary? There are all sorts of Golf films out there to suit every taste. I will be honest, there are not many that…
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How do I become a PGA Professional?

How do I become a PGA Professional? is a question that I have been asked a lot over my 25+ year professional career. You should start by contacting the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA). The PGA has been around since 1901 and it was founded by JH Taylor, James Braid and Harry Vardon to enhance the…
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what does a Launch Monitor do?

What is a Launch Monitor?

What is a Launch Monitor? This is a question that I hear quite often from many amateur golfers. A Launch Monitor is a small box that sits behind the player’s intended ball-to-target line. At impact, the monitor is able to measure the impact and ball flight parameters. It then gives you a graphic of the…
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