The Manor – Stableford Comp

  It's Saturday. That means it's comp day at my club, The Manor Golf Club in Drighlington. I play in the club comp pretty much every week and despite my below average performances (at least they're consistent!), I still give my money and enter it every week. To be honest, I really enjoy it and hope that on the ... More

Back to the drawing board!

  After my absolute disaster round at Mottram Hall last week, I came back to see Ryan. I tried to explain how gutted and demoralised I feel...already! Not good given that we are literally a week into the challenge. As Ryan explained, trying to implement such a major swing change takes time and is unlikely to ... More

De Vere Mottram Hall

  Today sees my first 18 holes since taking on the challenge, and what a lovely course to have a go on. I've played De Vere Mottram Hall a few times and it's a lovely course. I actually played in a pro am there this summer ahead of the PGA Seniors Tour event and had the pleasure of playing with Gordon Brand. ... More

The Driving Range

Just nipped up to the range to hit a sneaky basket of balls, see how this new takeaway is going.   Firstly, it's worth noting it's very windy! Aside from actually felt ok. Feeling more natural. Still not every time but you get the odd one that just felt great. Ball flight is high but because of the ... More

Time to start

It's time to start...and what better place to begin our journey than at The Manor's driving range. Currently, my ball flight is like this. All over the place! No real consistent bad shots. They kind of go all over. Some high hooks, some straight decent ones that just sound awful (poor connections that somehow I'm just ... More