Blog 42 – Match Play and How to Play It

Surrey 7’s winners, 2000 Introduction I love match play and learnt my craft at Sunningdale playing for the Surrey 7’s team. It was the golfing equivalent to the Champions League in football, playing the best teams in the county. Teams were made up of; yes you guessed...

Blog 41 – Tales from the Boys tour – Part 1

Ring of Kerry 1998 Introduction It’s 1998 and I’m working in the corporate world and playing my golf at Sunningdale Artisans #. I wanted to play some of the best courses in Great Britain and Europe. Invites were not exactly flooding in so I decide to set up my own...

Blog 40 – Creating a 2021 plan for your golf game

Introduction With lockdown and golf courses closed, now is the perfect time to create a plan of action for 2021. Yes, a plan of action, not one of those business plans you draw up at work, then promptly file away and carry on doing what you were doing There...

Blog 38 – Lies Damned Lies and Statistics (Revisited)

Tree wood sir?Photo by Lily Farr on Unsplash Introduction As the year end rapidly approaches, now would be the perfect time to take stock and figure out just how good your 2020 golf year really was. So how should you measure success? How many rounds...

Blog 37 – Tales from the Caddy Shed – Part 3

Source: clipart.email The Pond Hole So here’s a story I remembered clearly at the time. I wasn’t actually there to witness it but the story was quite fresh so hadn’t had enough time for embellishment. It was a gloriously sunny Sunday afternoon in the mid 1970s. A...

Blog 36 – Tales from the Caddy Shed – Part 2

Source: clipart.email Introduction Nice feedback on my first “Tales from the Caddy Shed” episode (and no threatening letters) so here is episode 2. Caddying Photos courtesy of Sunningdale GC website https://www.sunningdale-golfclub.co.uk/visitor-info/gallery/ It’s the...

Blog 35 – Tales from the Caddy Shed – Part 1

Source: clipart.email Introduction The recent passing of Peter Allis was the end of a long era in golfing commentary. Mr Allis brought light and colour to the great game of golf, elevating the mundane and capturing those special moments in his own unique way. Peter...

Blog 34 – Xmas Gift ideas

Hi guys, 3 weeks to go and its Xmas! Golf courses are open again and a vaccine will be available to the most needy any day now 2020 So did 2020 meet your golfing expectations? Were you able to take the opportunity to play more or did work and family commitments...

Blog 33 – Less is more

Introduction In my blog 30 (winter is coming) I covered a variety of winter golf gear. Shortly afterwards, I attended a zoom call with Karl Morris the famous Mancunian mind coach. He had two guest speakers on from Kymira Golf who explained in detail the high level of...