Ladies' June medal
Division One Winner: Pauline Twogood - nett 74
Division One Runner-Up: Sue Mercer - nett 76
Division Two Winner: Alison Harrison - nett 70
Division Two Runner-Up: Jennie Walker - nett 73
Seniors' match versus Woburn
Men's Midweek Stableford
Winner: Rob Williams - 39 points
Runner-Up: Rowan Hill - 36 points
Captain's Day Mixed Foursomes stableford
Winner: Rowan Hill - 40 points
Runner-up: Nick Jefferson - 40 points
Ladies Scratch League "B" Team match versus Brickendon Grange
Ashridge lost 3 - 2.
Urgent! - Powakaddy lithium battery recall
PowaKaddy International Ltd. is voluntarily recalling a batch of lithium batteries manufactured in the middle of 2012 which were fitted to their discontinued 2012 Sports and Digital models. Only some of these batteries with a serial number starting with "BKD", "BKE" and "BKS" are affected and Powakaddy has set up a website www.pkrecall.com on which customers can check whether they have a battery that they wish to recall. If it is one sold by Powakaddy through me, they will replace it free of charge and will make arrangements through that website to do so promptly. Therefore, if you have bought a lithium battery with the markings beginning BKD, BKE or BKS after May 2012, please go to www.pkrecall.com or Freephone 0800 088 7981 to check.
Junior Summer Golf Classes
I'm very pleased to say that my Junior Summer Golf Classes are again being held this year. There are two weeks of classes and the first week runs from Monday, 13 July to Friday, 17 July inclusive and the second week runs between Monday, 24 August to Friday, 28 August inclusive. Each day begins at 9am and lasts until 10:45am and is a great way for kids to get some good, old-fashioned fresh air and exercise! So, if you'd like your child/grandchild to participate, please stop by the Pro Shop, collect a form and return it with your cheque or click here to send us your application. But please hurry because spaces are limited!
Superb Callaway Golf X Series N415 woods, hybrid and irons set
If you're looking for a top-of-the-range set of golf clubs at a very reasonable price, look no further than the superb, new, Callaway X Series N415 clubs. These cavity back clubs are designed to be easy to use, easy to hit and at just £569.99 , you'll receive a driver, 3-wood, #4 hybrid as well as irons from 5 - SW. So if you've another home somewhere and would like to leave another set there for when you visit or you'd just like to try a different set, well, you know where to come.
Cracking new Cleveland wedges
If you're looking for a superb new wedge, look no more because I have a fantastic new wedge from Cleveland Golf. Cleveland has long been known for the quality of its wedges and the new Rotex 2.0 wedge is a beauty. Finished in black, these wedges are available in 52°, 56° or 60° and what's more, I now have them etched with our beautiful club logo on the back of each one. I also have a 56° demo wedge for you to try which I've had in my bag for some time and I personally think this is the best wedge around. So look no more and come try out the newest Rotex 2.0 wedge - you'll love it!
Fabulous new Motocaddy remote control S7 trolley
One of the questions I'm always asked is, "What do you buy the person who has everything?" Well, I now have in stock one of the fantastic, new Motocaddy S7 lithium battery trolleys. This superb trolley is guided by a remote control which can either fit into your pocket or can clip onto your belt and comes with one of the trolley sector's most sophisticated guidance systems, utilising two motors to provide a combination of power and precision, plus an anti-tip wheel to ensure stability on the most challenging golf course terrains. Based on the same frame design as the award-winning S-Series range, it comes with a control system that allows golfers to adjust how much the trolley turns to the left or right simply by varying the pressure applied to buttons on the handset. An innovative tilt function helps compensate for the effect of lateral slopes, while the advanced electronics also make it possible to switch from remote to manual control if required.
Choose your approach shot wisely. With the ground and greens now becoming a lot firmer, it's absolutely vital that you manage your game well. For example, looking to see where the pin is cut before you play will be even more vital at the moment because if you miss the green on the same side as the pin is cut, you'll have a really difficult time getting up and down, so ensure you leave your "miss" in the right place where you have plenty of green to play with. Also, instead of hitting full shots in, try hitting a few half shots. Take one club more and knock your shot in with just a little half swing. This will mean the ball will travel a little slower and you'll be able to land it somewhat shorter of the green, thus allowing your ball to bounce and roll onto the green.