In November 2016 Midlands Golfer released our biggest ever travel supplement, a feature that had been eight months in the making. If you're talking about labour of love it can't get a lot better than a Golf in Scotland guide.
Perfect Pitching David Fulcher – Quick tips The short game is a very unstated area of the game, and one which we are all guilty of not practicing enough. Improving your short game can have a greater impact on lowering scores and improving your handicap without even changing your long game technique. Question: Do you... Read more »
The 'Pill' is taking the short game coaching world by storm. It’s a golf ball with each of its sides cut off, think car tyre. If a car tyre doesn’t roll straight it wobbles or falls flat on it’s side, so does The 'Pill'. With a putter in your hand you have to strike The 'Pill' with a square club face
Improve your bunker play! Quick Tips – David Fulcher Bunker shots can be a feared area of the short game; the worry of not getting it out of the sand or hitting too far are common responses I hear. Professionals commonly say they would rather be in the bunker than chipping at certain times, why... Read more »
PLAY YOUR GAME AND TRACK YOUR GAME WITH GAME GOLF - Like other technology devices that have come before it, GameGolf records your rounds and analyzes your performance. But it does this with unparalleled ease and sophistication.
Over the summer Midlands Golfer got to test some of the world's finest handmade putters from KRONOS. The reality is, whatever putter you use requires constant practice, and the shift to a more expensive putter isn't going to bring you instant results.
T-STROKE - Alignment, Rhythm & Connection - We put the T-stroke to the test with Phil Nicholas, MG Editor. Phil is an inherent 'Lefty' and a bit of a putting demon on the green, so putting the T-stroke in his capable hands makes sense and hopefully will highlight that this piece of equipment is suitable for all levels of golfers.
The short game, especially green side chipping can be the difference to playing to your handicap or dropping those few shots which can leave you frustrated and thinking, only if I chipped the ball closer on those two holes I would have played to my handicap.
The fortunes of Nuneaton Golf Club are doing rather nicely of late, a rate of progress to compare favourably with their famous son. Locally born Andy Sullivan played his golf here from picking up a club at the age of ten. He still lives in the area and during his downtime away from the European Tour is often to be found on the fairways of Nuneaton, still playing money games with old mates.
Andy Gorman. PGA Golf Professional, Former Jamaica National Coach, Specialist Putting Consultant since 2006 Playing golf for over 35 years and PGA qualified coach since 1993. Putting coach to Solheim Cup star and LET tour winner Charley Hull and numerous PGA European Tour stars as well as club pros and recreational golfers.
Time to vote once again in the second annual Midlands Golfer club and course rankings. We have seven categories for you this time, including a new one, favourite hole in the region.
The new SkyTrak™ Personal Golf Launch Monitor and Golf Simulator arrives in the UK priced at £1,695, although golfers in the UK can place their pre-orders now either direct from www.skytrakgolf.com or from their local golf professional. SkyTrak is a joint venture between SkyCaddie parent company SkyGolf, and digital technology company SportTrak. It combines the... Read more »
Club Choice Ireland are the experts at tailor made golf packages to the East & South East of Ireland. This is a golf tour company with a difference… when they say ‘experienced’ and ‘personalised’ they mean it. The background to Club Choice Ireland is a father and son duo (Larry & Tiernan Byrne) with over 40 years combined experience in bringing golfers into Ireland. You only need to spend a few minutes in their company to know that they are genuinely passionate about their region as a golfing destination and in April we got the chance to experience it first-hand…
Club Choice Ireland are the experts at tailor made golf packages to the East & South East of Ireland. This is a golf tour company with a difference… when they say ‘experienced’ and ‘personalised’ they mean it.