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
Golf Business and Industry Convention 2017 - World of Golf CEO, Grant Wright, will be the keynote speaker on the opening morning of the Golf Business and Industry Convention, which starts in Harrogate on January 17th. The conference will highlight and discuss all the major issues facing those operating in the industry today. For more information and the full agenda: http://www.golfbic.com
Our golfing highlights of 2016 - By the World of Golf London Professional team The inevitable passing of time means that each year we lose some of those who contributed so much to our sport. 2016 will, of course, be remembered as the year we lost that great godfather of the game, Arnold Palmer. As well as Arnold, we also lost... View Article
Poser Penny - Introducing our fifth and final female character we occasionally bump into on the range: Poser Penny. Also referred to as ‘All the Gear, no Idea’, Poser Penny has only recently taken up golf and has already invested in some high end clubs, bag, shoes, Calvin Klein clothing and the latest electric cart which sits snugly... View Article
Christmas and New Year Opening Times - We’re open all over the festive period (except Christmas day) so come on down to burn off some of those extra Christmas calories, by hitting a few balls!