Getting Out of a Bunker

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My short game is, in many ways, a microcosm of the rest of my game. Occasionally inspired, sometimes awful. In truth, I can’t really complain about this because I don’t spend a great deal of time practising around the green at the moment. Actually, that is quite true: I don’t spend any time practising! Hitting … Read more

What is the Hardest Hole in Golf?

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Golf can be an incredibly unforgiving game. Sometimes, it just doesn’t go your way. A hole that looks like a straightforward par three on the tee can turn into a triple bogey nightmare as your tee shot plugs in that green side pot bunker. Sometimes though, you are in trouble from the start. As you … Read more

Is my Iron Flex Too Soft?

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I played an evening round with a few friends last night and as always it was an enjoyable few hours. We played in one of the most enjoyable formats that I know, a scramble matchplay. It lets you try shots that you wouldn’t perhaps take on in a competitive round. It also gave us the … Read more

How to Golf for Cheap


Nobody is going to say that golf is a cheap sport. In fact, at least in the eyes of the non-golfer, it is probably seen as being one of the most expensive sports you can play. If you say you play golf, people will generally assume you don’t have to count the cost of life. … Read more