Ladies' October Medal
Winner: Christine Hopkins- Nett 70
Runner-up: Jessie Pigott - Nett 72
Winner: Annie Saner- Nett 73
Runner-up: Heidi James- Nett 73
General Manger's Team vs Captain's Team
Captain's Team Won 4-2
Sunice Gore-Tex Suits
I will soon be taking delivery of some fantastic new Sunice Albany Gore-Tex jackets and trousers. These suits are the best of the best in terms of what a waterproof suit can offer you. The Gore-Tex material is fully water resistant and Sunice are so confident that they will not leak they offer a lifetime warranty!! The suits are not cheap however coming in at around £549.99 . To help you understand why Gore-Tex is so good we are also getting in some Demo jackets in Medium, Large and Extra Large so you can really feel the benefit please feel free to come in and give them a go.
This is the last suit you will ever need to wear!
Ladies' Glenbrae ¼ zip sweaters
Many of you will also have already seen my table display of the new Glenbrae, club logoed, ¼ zip sweaters. These sweaters are always supremely popular and come in a choice of colours such as baby pink, imperial (a vibrant pink) and moon blue and there is also a choice of other colours which we'd be happy for you to view should you want a different colour.
New Masters wheeled travel covers
Several of you have been asking me for "wheeled" travel covers and I'm pleased to tell you that I now have several available in the Pro Shop. These covers obviously have wheels on them which makes it much easier to transport your clubs around so rather than carrying your bag, you can simply wheel it behind you. And because these travel covers retail at £37.99 , they represent really good value too!
New self-service Grip Bar
Fresh in this week is my fantastic new Grip Bar. This allows you to see the kind of grips that we offer to replace your old, worn grips on your clubs and you’ll be able to see just what a difference a new grip makes in terms of feel and your ability to hold the club properly because I have a selection of different grips, all on shafts, available for you to try. But the most fascinating part of my Grip Bar is that you can measure your hand to see what size grip is best suited to you. For example, did you know that Nick Faldo used to have twelve layers of tape under the grip on his left hand yet only eight layers of tape under his right? So you can see just how personal and vital it is to have the correct grips and grip size. Please pop in and check out my new Grip Bar!
I don’t know about you but the regular “lead-acid” batteries don’t seem to last very long these days, so the answer is simple: a brand new lithium battery. These batteries are so good in so many ways and the benefits over a lead-acid are numerous, such as, they will recharge in about three hours, you will get about five times more life out of a lithium than a lead-acid, they’re more powerful and they’re incredibly light!
And at £199.99 , they will also come with a brand new charger and a fantastic two year unlimited warranty and a five year limited warranty. So for further details, please pop into the Pro Shop.
Men's Polo Ralph Lauren shirts reduced
If you're looking for a really great bargain, please check out my discount rail (situated outside the shop) on which I've just placed many of my men's Polo Ralph Lauren shirts and which have been marked down by 20% from the normal RRP. But hurry, because at the time of writing they are flying out the door!
New winter wheels
Not only do I have Powakaddy's very own model of winter wheels, but I now also have some winter wheels from Masters which will replace your current trolley wheels and are both different in design and slightly cheaper. These wheels are made with the raised "pimple" design, are street legal around Ashridge and cost £64.99!
SkyCaddie SGX for sale
And finally this week, I have a SkyCaddie SGX GPS unit that has been used once and I need to clear this unit from stock. This unit has lovely features such as Intelligreen Technology, Target Lists and Interactive Hole Vue and normally retails for £299.99 but I'm happy to accept just £200 so I can clear the decks.
Here's another chipping tip for you...
I regularly see members chipping on the practice green and keeping their heads very still. DON'T DO THIS! It's important that you allow your head to move with the shot because if you keep your head absolutely still and looking at the point where the ball was, you'll find that your arms and clubhead will go past your hands and this is something you definitely don't want to happen. So instead, allow your head and body to turn with the arm swing and this will help you keep your hands forward of the clubhead, thus creating a better strike and more consistent shot.