Don’t get drawn to the hole when putting - By World of Golf London Master Professional, Jon Woodroffe One of the most regular errors I see when putting, particularly with newer golfers, is missing the hole on the low side, or the amateur side as we often describe it. All too often I believe people see the slope that the green has and know... View Article
Masters Memories - This season’s Masters is upon us and we wait in eager anticipation for the drama to unfold. The tournament has a special place in the heart of all golfing fans for so many reasons. It signals the start of the golf season; the course is stunning and the history of the event is full of... View Article
Easter Junior Golf Camps - Is your child the next Rory McElroy? Find out by booking them onto a World of Golf London Easter Camp. Junior golf camps are running every day between 12.30 and 2.30pm throughout the Easter Holidays at World of Golf London. Suitable for ages 5 to 14, these camps are a great fun way for kids... View Article
Shot Shaping – The Fade - 85% of golfers worldwide suffer from the dreaded slice. But there are times when this much maligned shot can be of great help and the skill required to achieve it is well within the reach of all of us.
Whose Honour? Who cares! - World of Golf London Master Professional, Jon Woodroffe, ruminates on the proposed rule changes to our great game. Let me say straightway, how delighted I am, that the R&A and the USGA have seen fit to look at the rules of this great game. Streamlining and simplification is on the cards at last. I am sure... View Article
More fun = More interest. Simple - By Jon Woodroffe – World of Golf London Master Professional I’m a firm believer that most things in life are a little more engaging when they are fun. Practicing your golf game is no different and that’s why I’m very excited about latest upgrade to the amazing Protracer system coming to World of Golf London... View Article
Playing off Soggy Ground - It's a pain to play on soggy fairways, but it is part of the game. When practicing at the golf range it is impossible to work on the adjustments you need to make to cope with wet fairways and soggy ground as the concrete below the mat will not act the same.
Playing a Greenside Bunker Shot from Wet Sand - Tip of the Month: Through the next couple of months or so if you end up in a greenside bunker there is every likelihood that the sand is going to be wet and as such takes on the same sort of consistency as concrete. This makes a difficult shot under normal conditions an absolute nightmare.
Golfing predictions for 2017 - By Jon Woodroffe – World of Golf Master Professional As I dust off my crystal Titleists, it seems the times they are a changing for the 2017 season. The year that can only be described as the ‘Rise of St George’, will see the breakthrough of the next wave of English talent. Tyrrell Hatton, I confidently... View Article
Non-Gender Specific Tees - By Jon Woodroffe – World of Golf Master Professional Last autumn I had the pleasure of escorting a party of 14 of my customers on a golf coaching trip to Marbella in Spain. One of the courses, Rio Real Golf Club, had a format for teeing off that I have heard about before, but never... View Article