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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  

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

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

World of Golf Gift Voucher Christmas Gift Vouchers on sale now November 10, 2016 11:02 am

Stuck for ideas for the golfing enthusiast in your life? Plenty of v neck sweaters in the drawers already? World of Golf Christmas Gift Vouchers are available to buy from reception. The Vouchers can be created for any value to suit you and can be redeemed on the range, for lessons and family fun on our Jurassic Encounter adventure golf... View Article