Driving Range

Poser Penny at World of Golf London Poser Penny December 7, 2016 10:26 am

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 in the boot of her Mercedes... View Article

Christmas and New Year Opening Times December 1, 2016 10:01 am

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!

Tight Arse Tim Tight-Arse Tim November 28, 2016 2:42 pm

Introducing our fifth and final male character who we encounter from time to time, down at the driving range: Tight-Arse Tim. This is the guy who likes to get total value from a bucket of balls. Every duff shot that makes it less than a meter on to the outfield is, within seconds, skilfully hoiked back to the mat. ‘We’ll have... View Article

Glam Glenda Glam Glenda November 19, 2016 12:56 pm

By Jon Woodroffe Introducing the fourth our our female characters that we occasionally bump into on the driving range at World of Golf London: Glam Glenda Glam Glenda seems to get just that bit more attention from the pros wandering the range because….well because she’s very attractive. Those practising tend to clock her early too.  Whichever bay she chooses, there... View Article

Perfect Pete Perfect Pete November 12, 2016 12:45 pm

By Jon Woodroffe Introducing our fourth male character that we occasionally bump into on the range at World of Golf London: Perfect Pete. Pete is so desperate to perfect the perfect swing, that he spends more time swishing the club back and forth across the mat, than actually hitting a ball.  He comfortably holds the record for the amount of... View Article

Dapper Di Dapper Di October 31, 2016 12:13 pm

By Jon Woodroffe Introducing our third lady character from the range: Dapper Di Di is the pro shop’s favourite because she is fully prepared to pay full price for the current season, top of the range apparel. Her swing may be awful, but boy to does she look good on the range.  Di frequently pauses her practice to reapply lipstick... View Article

Getting ready for the 2017 Season October 26, 2016 6:15 pm

Hopefully your golf has improved through this season and now we come to the time of year to tick along until the sun comes out again and the evenings draw out, here are a couple of tips to help get you ready to hit the ground running for 2017.

Hit the ball a long way Basher Bob October 21, 2016 12:48 pm

By Jon Woodroffe Introducing the third of our male characters to be found on the range: Basher Bob Basher Bob only as one aim in life: to clear the safety netting at the far end of the range. He just loves to hit the ball a long way. A very long way… It won’t surprise you to know that he... View Article

Golf Gadgets Gadget Greg October 3, 2016 1:45 pm

By Jon Woodroffe Continuing our series of fun characters we occasionally bump into on the range, meet our second guy: Gadget Greg. This guy just loves his golf gadgets. Greg doesn’t go to the range to practice, he goes to test his gadgets. Spends more time with a tablet in his hand than a 7 iron, consulting a multitude of... View Article