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Christmas at World of Golf London Range hours during the festive season December 21, 2017 1:10 pm

Merry Christmas everyone. Here are the range hours over the festive season: Xmas Eve – 7am to 4.30pm Xmas Day – Closed Boxing Day – 8.30am to 5pm Dec 27 to Dec 30 – 7am to 10pm Dec 31 – 7am to 4pm Jan 1 – 10am to 4pm Back to normal from Jan 2

keep your head still Practice drills for keeping your head still October 9, 2017 12:29 pm

By John Woodroffe – Master Professional, World of Golf London  You will always hear from everyone willing to offer well chosen words of wisdom and advice, that it is imperative that you keep your head still. Every time you hit a bad shot, chances are it is because you moved your head. So here are two really good drills to... View Article

Justin Rose Olympic Champion My golfing hero is… Justin Rose August 15, 2017 6:45 am

By World of Golf London teaching professional, Harry Scott English golfers have done very well over the last few years, none more so than Justin Rose. But it wasn’t always that way for him. I first became aware of Justin Rose, like most people did I guess, when I watched him hole an unlikely shot on the 18th of the... View Article

Tyrell Hatton Golfing predictions for 2017 January 23, 2017 4:21 pm

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 and controversially predict, will come... View Article

Golf Business and Industry Convention 2017 January 12, 2017 1:19 pm

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  

Justin Rose Olympic Champion Our golfing highlights of 2016 December 12, 2016 8:36 am

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 some great golf coaches. Lesser... View Article

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

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

handicap system Clubs should welcome 54 handicappers with open arms November 21, 2016 9:29 am

By Jon Woodroffe, World of Golf London Master Professional As a long-standing critic of the handicap system in the UK, I welcomed the introduction in January of this year, the ‘Club Handicap’ which allowed clubs to grant handicaps of up to 54 for adults as well as juniors. This option came with a caveat: handicaps higher than 28/36 are only... 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