Golf tips

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  1. denislawsbackheel

    denislawsbackheel

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    Gatley 9 holes

    Alty and Northenden 18 holes
     
  2. hammocity

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    Yep they’ve swapped the course around, the golf nav shows 500 yards from the green on the first fairway even though its only about 300 yards in total. Good course though but not easy for us higher handicappers (17 at the moment). Btw, if you can get 8 of you the price at weekend is just £15, good value.
     
  3. Sid C

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    I used to quite like that pitch and put at Wythy Park as well.
     
  4. One thing that helped my recent slump is to focus on swinging the handle of the club rather than fixating on club head positions.
    This gave me a lot more speed.
     
  5. jay_mcfc

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    Shawn Clement is the man!
     
  6. give it to gordon

    give it to gordon

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    After over 30 yrs in greenkeeping 22 of those as head green keeper. Ignore this saying ...

    "When I play well it's down to me , when I play poor it's down to the greenkeeper"

    Because it's due to that saying which is 100% true that there is a shortage of good green keepers in this country.

    Hence I am an ex head greenkeeper and wont go back into greenkeeping for all the tea in China, plus golf is a dying sport with lots of clubs struggling to make ends meet.

    Remember you are not a pro and cannot play the shots they can, play the simple shot. Use the right club for the shot dont expect to stop a ball on a green when using a wood or long iron. Most golfers will need to be at least single figures before they can put back spin on the ball. Use the right ball for the hole ....par 3 soft ball....enjoy your game and remember it's you that put the ball were it lands no one else !!
     
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  7. Dave Ewing's Back 'eader

    Dave Ewing's Back 'eader

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    I could have been Arnie Palmer but whenever I played the fuckin' holes were too small!
     
  8. give it to gordon

    give it to gordon

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    just for you dave !!

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  9. its grim up north

    its grim up north

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    I was having a bit of trouble with my swing so booked an hour with our club Pro, as soon as I had hit half a dozen balls he knew what was wrong, he said I was standing too close to the ball. Am I ? I said , Yes he said, AFTER YOU HAVE HIT IT. Seriously though, how many of you after playing a bad shot have gone through the shot again several times thinking what went wrong, bagging the club and walking after it, yet when you hit a screamer to the centre of the green, you pick your bag up, and march, head held high, straight after it. Not thinking what did I do right when I hit that shot?
     
  10. jay_mcfc

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    Eyes on the ball - Thoughts on the target.

    Absolute genius from Shawn Clement. Think about throwing a sledgehammer at the target and it will open your hips, close your face and get you moving forward without even thinking internally about your body movements.

    Of all the things I've watched and read he is the best at being able to piece everything together in the most simple way.
     

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