For those golf fans that may have missed the latest furore involving Woods, it concerns his fourth rules violation of the year and a US TV golf analyst named Brandel Chamblee (pictured above) employed by Golf Channel. Continue reading
Playing in the TP Tour event held in October the Norfolk-based pro shot 33 on the front nine including four birdies and 32, with an eagle at 12 and two more birdies, coming home. His only blemish was a six at the par five fifth. Continue reading
IN DECEMBER 1888, as London police searched in vain for the Whitechapel murderer, Henry Morton Stanley was trekking through the Congo, and Vincent van Goch decided that he really did not need his right ear after all, an announcement appeared in The Field magazine. Continue reading
ON THE FACE of it ‘Urban Golf’ does not sound that attractive a package. Knocking a ball around a few holes surrounded by high- rise buildings whilst risking life and limb amidst roaring traffic is hardly likely to capture anyone’s imagination.
But Palma Urban Golf is different. The brainchild of the hotels association in Mallorca’s capital who were keen to attract overseas’ visitors during off-peak times of the year and offer discounted rates at both their hotels, that range from two star offerings to the five-star Palacio ca sa Galesa, plus some top quality nearby golf courses. Continue reading
BE HONEST NOW. How far do you really drive the ball? On average PGA Tour pros hit the ball between 280 yards to 320 yards and LPGA Tour pros hit their drives from 230 yards to 270 yards. Club golfers, according to Golf Digest magazine, average between 195 yards to 205 yards with their driver. So what sort of golf ball should we be hitting to maximise distance? Continue reading
THIS MONTH Royal Ashdown Forest’s head pro, Tim Cowley, helps you make sure that your time on the practice ground is not wasted.
“Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad.” AA Milne.