38 Results for tag: Golf Swing

Lesson Number 3 with Rick Shiels at Quest Golf

After the debacle at the weekend, lesson number 3 with Rick could not come soon enough! I headed over to Quest Golf Academy not feeling particularly great about my game. I felt like I messed around with my swing throughout the entire round, and not really stuck with the things I'd been working on. So, I was completely ... More

18 Hole Saturday Competition at Howley Hall GC

Saturdays come around pretty quick these days... which is nice! This week was no exception... The sun was out, and it was time for the first 18 hole competiton of the year at Howley Hall GC as we've had a lot of rain and a lot of course maintenance done over the winter. So, it was pretty exciting to play 18.  It was a ... More

A great way to start the season

Well, it gives me great pleasure to be able to start the latest update with some good news… the first trophy of the season has been secured! What a great way to start the season. But, before I run through those details, let's just jump back a couple of steps. You may remember when I wrote the last update, I was ... More

My golf game is a bit rusty…

Well, its fair to say my golf game is a bit rusty! Not sure what it’s been like for you, but we’ve had some snow, that really bloody annoying snow that just won’t go. It came, stayed a while and just when it had disappeared it came again… The net effect of said white stuff was that my last round of golf before ... More

Setting my golf goals for the new season

So, it’s that time when we set our golf goals for the new season, and as you’ll know, mine are pretty clear. But, it is a good time to take stock, and figure out a solid plan of attack, so that come the start of the season, I’m 100% ready to go and chase down my challenge. Ryan from JWhitaker Golf has been ... More

Anyone for a Rory McIlroy Golf Body…?

The last couple of weeks I haven’t played a lot of actual golf. Firstly, its that festive time of year when you have shed loads going on and secondly, we’ve been sharing lots of family illness! If you have young children, you’ll have sympathy on this one. It feels like we’ve been less than 100% for the last three ... More

Time to have a playing lesson.

Time to have a playing lesson. It would appear winter is here then. Not sure if you’re finding it the same on your courses, but it’s tough out there at the minute. Having had some reasonable practice through the week, and a good lesson with Ryan at JWhitaker Golf, I was looking forward to Saturday. Unfortunately, ... More

It’s all about my alignment on the golf course!

It’s all about my alignment on the golf course! Just thought I’d do a quick update after my lesson today…where it was apparent where most of my issues are coming from. My alignment on the golf course. After having a shocking couple of rounds over the weekend, my trip to see Ryan Rastall at JWhitaker Golf could ... More

How do you play a wet and muddy golf course?

How do you play a wet and muddy golf course? I don’t mind winter golf too much. It’s a good time to set our goals, and keep the improvement moving forward ready for the season to start. That said…jesus it can be hard work trying to play a wet and muddy golf course. This week, I’ve managed a decent practice ... More

The Challenge has a Boys Golf Trip!

The Challenge has a Boys Golf Trip! This weekend, the challenge had a boys golf trip away! I went to Forest Pines for a weekend, to play some golf and celebrate my friend’s birthday. What’s not to like! Well…firstly, the weather! I know you shouldn’t expect too much when planning a golf trip in November, ... More