After ‘the dust settled’ on our last Family Day, we realised just how good it was! Many families turned up on the Sunday in November and had a great time playing the fun Putting games and other activities.. As a parent myself I know how difficult it is to come up with new things to do with my children but this golf day out was a real hit! Most families spent about 2 hours at the centre which included Putting ...Continue Reading →
Time for new grips?.. Many golfers continue to play with hard, worn out, old grips that can make you grip extra tight and cause poor swings. You will also lose feel in your shots causing a lack of distance control. At Burgess Hill Golf Shop you can choose from over 100 different grips!!!! Options range from different manufacturers / sizes / shapes / materials and style.
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Burgess Hill Golf Professional Jon Deare made a strong start to the season with a top 4 finish in the SPGU Overseas Pro Am in Portugal.
Steady rounds of 73, 71, 74, 73 certified his 4th place finish in a strong field of 22 Professionals including Alps Tour Winner James Sharp and Europro Player Paul Nessling.
“In between my teaching at the Golf Centre, I have been working hard on my game in preparation for this Overseas Pro Am. I’m very pleased ...Continue Reading →
A common thing for golfers to do when they miss the green is to choose the lob wedge. However a very reliable shot to have in the bag is a ‘bump and run’ shot with a less lofted club such as an 8 or 7 iron.
The ‘bump and run’ shot with an 8 or 7 iron is a good shot for golfers to have because it only requires a shorter swing and the ball lands on the ground quicker. When ...Continue Reading →
Mums, Dads, Kids, Grannies and Grandads are all welcome to join in our Family Fun morning Sunday 19th November 2017. Tea/Coffee on arrival followed by awesome Putting challenges (lets see if mum really is good at everything!)… Then a family Golf Lesson with a PGA Professional and 3 Holes on our Par 3 Course!!!! – A much better way to spend a Sunday morning compared everyone watching a repeat of X Factor….
We welcome golfers and non golfers to ‘have a ...Continue Reading →
Burgess Hill Teaching & Playing Professional Jay Taylor took the 1st place cheque at the Sussex Professional ‘Riseborough’ Tournament.
A fine round of 67 (-3) saw Jay scoop the winners cheque by 2 strokes.
The event which is played annually at Bognor Regis Golf Club hosted a strong field of Sussex players including Challenge Tour player Paul Nessling. Other notables included Burgess Hill’s own Jonny Elliott finishing 3rd and Big hitting Jon Deare.
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England (South) Region PGA
18 Apr 17
Burgess Hill’s Ryan Fitzgerald, the current PGA South Assistants & Trainees champion, shot a flawless five-under-par 67 around Farnham to win Titleist & FootJoy A&T BetterBall Pro-Am by two strokes and notch up his first victory of 2017.
The event marks the finale of the 2016-2017 Titleist & FootJoy PGA South Winter Series, and the third time the Battle Bowl has been fought for by the region’s PGA Assistants and Trainees. As ...Continue Reading →
The over the top move.. As familiar to the human race as the common cold…
Many pupils tell me that they understand the ‘basics’ or the ‘fundamentals’ of the game. But if you understood the REAL fundaments of the game that I believe and teach, you will understand where the over the top move comes from and how to fix it.
It really isnt rocket science!
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4 Ways to improve your GOLF this Winter?
Structured Practice sessions
- Hitting the ball to different targets – using wedges, mid irons, driver!!!
- Working on specific targets/goals – working on a swing drill but being specific with it. Make sure you do it correctly, spend the time getting it right.
- Just bashing balls won’t get you better!!!!!!!
Short game variety
“The quickest way to improve your scores is by improving your short game” Jordan Speith, Maters Champion
- Putting – Use games and drills to improve your ...
Written by Bruce Whalley PGA Professional
Before I start rambling about anything and everything to do with Golf let me start by supporting the title of this post! … Golf, it involves relaxation, exercise, fresh air, meeting with friends, business, pleasure, focus, intelligence, strength, finess, confidence, ‘getting knocked down but getting back up’ (alot), individual and team competitiveness, success, failure, confidence, anxiety. When you think you have cracked it, it will ‘pull the rug from under your ...Continue Reading →