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Thoughtful Thursday: Rest, recuperate, reassess and reset.

We have all heard the expression “practice makes perfect” and have been lead to believe that is not only the truth but the best way forward. I beg to differ. Regardless of your chosen endeavor, you can practice or train all you want but if you aren’t practicing or on working on the right things, […]

The links swing

For many golfers and golf fans around the world who consider themselves traditionalists and I include myself here, the next month is going to be pretty special. Why? Essentially because the next set of tournaments are being played on links courses. For me, links golf is true golf, the very heart and soul of the […]

Thoughtful Thursday: Stop, Look, Listen

Golfers up and down the UK are counting down the hours and minutes until they can enjoy the same rights as those of us fortunate enough to live north of Hadrian’s Wall. March 29th might not go down as one of the most historic dates in golf but it is unquestionably significant. All those practice […]

Thoughtful Thursday: The Attitude of Gratitude

For those of us north of the border, we have been able to play golf slightly longer than those south of it, however, everyone in the UK has finally being able to taste the great game for a couple of months now. Just to get out and hit a golf ball is something the majority […]

Thoughtful Thursday – Why?

As the golf season gets underway and golf courses are re-opened once again across the UK, is it the freedom and ability to spend time with your friends, colleagues and family in the great outdoors? Is it the opportunity to work on your game and get your handicap down?  Is it because you can’t wait […]

Let’s play golf….soon

40 years ago, Chevy Chase uttered the immortal words “Let’s play golf” in the classic golf movie Caddyshack. Hopefully it won’t be too much longer before these words are echoed on golf courses when we are finally allowed back out to play the game we have all missed so much during this period of lockdown. […]

Thoughtful Thursday: Golf courses are ready for play, are you?

While we have all been desperate to get back out on to the golf course due to the pandemic or the recent bad whether, please think about the above question. As it stands, golf courses in Scotland are still open, with two balls being used. However, golfers in England aren’t as fortunate and haven’t had […]

Thoughtful Thursday: What does golf mean to you?

Sitting here in the Home of Golf, watching on as golfers in England are putting their point across to try and open their golf courses again,  I ask myself this question. What does golf mean to me? The more I think about my own answers, the more I believe it would be a great question […]

Triple Track Tuesdays: Are you using the correct putter?

Gary Nicol has teamed up with National Club Golfer, Callaway and Odyssey’s Triple Track ball and putter technology to create a special series of putting videos. Using techniques from The Lost Art books, co-author Gary Nicol will help you look at putting in a new way. These videos are guaranteed to give all variety of […]

Triple Track Tuesdays: How to take the guesswork out of putting

Gary Nicol has teamed up with National Club Golfer, Callaway and Odyssey’s Triple Track ball and putter technology to create a special series of putting videos. Using techniques from The Lost Art books, co-author Gary Nicol will help you look at putting in a new way. These videos are guaranteed to give all variety of […]