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PGA Advanced Professional

Indoor Golf

Indoor Golf…

Indoor Golf, to me, used to mean placing a mug on its side and trying to hole out with a putter from 3 meters. If you were lucky, you might have invited a friend round to the house as a challenger. These days, Indoor Golf has a completely new meaning entirely. I first came across…
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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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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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How your body dictates your golf

How your body dictates your golf?

How your body dictates your golf? & What do I mean with this? Let me start by saying that there are lots of different body types out there. There are slim, overweight, tall, short, strong, weak, to name but a few. Some people are actively fit and others may not be, some may be more…
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