Monthly Archives: December 2017

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Hello World – again

So this film is where we begin to learn about Robin Tiger Williams. This month in the Sky Sports Studio he was measured as hitting his irons these lengths 7 iron 220 yards, 6 iron 240, 5 iron 250, 4 … Continue reading

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Wales Golf make their junior tournaments gender neutral

In a huge leap forward Wales Golf have announced that a number of their competitions for girls and boys will not be segregated into separate events. Equal competitions are part of major changes to increase participation. The Boys and Girls … Continue reading

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The year that women were finally put to rights

  One of the most pleasing decisions this year was that of the International Olympic Committee who told the committee of Kasumigaseki Country Club in Tokyo that they would withdraw the club’s right to host the Olympic golf event at … Continue reading

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Every picture tells a story

Sky Sports presenter Kirsty Gallagher doing part of her 100 hours community service in the charity shop on Wentworth Parade where most of the clothes she is distastefully handling have been donated from the homes of some of the wealthiest … Continue reading

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What’s so special about …Rory McIlroy

He is the supreme driver of the ball. his motion has a natural speed which is almost balletic. He is the straightest, longest driver, He can separate his upper and lower body on the downswing creating a stability in his … Continue reading

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What’s so special about…Rickie Fowler

Rickie Fowler’s swing has changed a lot since he first began competing on the PGA Tour. he used to be very laid off at the top which meant he had to manipulate his hands through impact. It was a swing … Continue reading

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Permanent Crazy Golf in the city

  Having seen another advert for a golf pop up venue in London I decided to have a look at London’s permanent venue. It’s the unfortunately named Swingers. A google search produced the inevitable as its top search result. Eschewing … Continue reading

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Top Surfer Kelly Slater wins Arnie Award

Multiple world champion surfer Kelly Slater has been awarded Golf Digest’s Arnie Award for golfers who give back. i had the pleasure of watching him play at the Dunhill Links Championship at St Andrews in October where he was playing … Continue reading

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Bing Crosby’s son Nathaniel Crosby named new US Walker Cup Captain

  Nathaniel Crosby, the 1981 US Amateur Champion said that he was “extremely surprised and taken aback” when he received a phone call from USGA President Diana Murphy asking him to become the 2019 US Walker Cup Captain. The matches … Continue reading

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