Wiltshire Golf Guide Newsletter Issue #1

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Welcome to the latest Newsletter

We are thrilled to bring you another issue of our Newsletter about all things golf in the beautiful county of Wiltshire.

Whether you are a seasoned golfer or just starting out, this newsletter is your go-to source for the latest local golf news, events, and tips to enhance your golfing experience.

From course info and tips from the pro's, to player profiles of local golfers to upcoming open tournaments, we have it covered.

So sit back, relax, and enjoy the latest Wiltshire Golf Guide Newsletter.

In The Spotlight

Kondition Golf In Westbury

Introducing Kondition Golf Simulators In Westbury

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Practice Makes Perfect
Hone your skills, refine your technique, or have a gapping session to work out the gaps in between your clubs.

For more information and to book your space visit Kondition Golf

Upcoming Open Golf Events In Wiltshire

These are some of the Open Events taking place in Wiltshire over the next couple of months

These are just a few of the events and you can see more on our Open Golf Competitions page

The Player Profiles Series

In our Player Profiles Series, we dive into the experiences and passions of local golfers, bringing you closer to the heart of the game.

Each interview unveils the personal preferences of a Wiltshire golfer, from where they play most of their golf, to their favourite hole, their go-to clubs, a favourite post game meal and some other interesting golf related trivia

Roger Chequer on Caddy Duty for Steve King at The Trilby Tour in Oxfordshire

This week’s Player Profile is Roger Chequer

Roger Chequer isn’t just your average golfer. With a passion for the sport and a sense of humour to match, Roger brings a unique flair to the fairways of Wiltshire.

From his favourite golf hole to the quirkiest items found in his bag (including a mummified banana!), Discover Roger’s go-to club that never lets him down, his thoughts on superstitions (or lack thereof), and even his dream golf trip destination (hint: anywhere with sunshine!).

So, if you’re ready for a dose of golfing charm and wit, click through to Roger’s profile and get to know this one-of-a-kind golfer from Wiltshire.

we want YOU to be part of our Player Profiles Series too!

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a weekend warrior, we invite you to share your golf story with us.

To find out more visit the Player Profiles Series.

This Week's Featured Golf Hole

As part of our Player Profile Series we ask the Players to tell us their favourite hole from across the Golf Courses in Wiltshire, this is the choice of this week's Player.

Ogbourne Downs Hole 1 Layout

Roger’s Favourite Hole is
The 1st hole at Ogbourne Downs

Looks easy but difficult to par.

Hole 1 Par 4

WHITE 329 YARDS | YELLOW 324 YARDS | RED 309 YARDS
  • Aim up the left hand side of the fairway to allow the gentle slope of the fairway bring the ball back into the centre.
  • Avoid missing this green on the right or you face having a tricky up and down for a par.
  • It’s better to favour the left side of the green and use the slope of the bank to push the ball back toward to green
  • The green slopes from right to left allowing for a challenging two-putt.

The Performance Zone

Each week we share a tip from a Golf Professional, Coach or Equipment specialist to help you improve your game, from Curing the Shanks to Choosing the right Driver

This week we welcome PGA Professional Richard Lawless to share some tips on some of the common errors that most golfers make with their Grips

Common Golf Grip Errors

If you don’t have the correct grip on the club when you play, you can make the game much harder for yourself than it needs to be.

A lot of golfer’s who have played for a while have developed bad habits, most of which usually stem from a lack of practice and poor basic fundamentals.

The Grip is a key area of the golf swing, get it wrong and it can lead to a world of problems.

So rather than teach you and hope you get things right, let’s first look at some errors that you will need to avoid.

You can see more video coaching from Richard at the Weekend Golfers Academy

Community Spotlight

Welcome to our “Community Spotlight” segment, where we shine a light on the vibrant golfing scene here in Wiltshire.

Every week, we’re dedicated to keeping you informed about the latest happenings in the local golf community.

From charity golf days that support worthy causes to exciting Society Events where golfers come together for friendly competition, we aim to cover it all.

Not to mention, we’ll keep you updated on the buzz surrounding Captains’ drive-ins and the admirable initiatives of Captains’ Charities.

But that’s not all

we’re also here to celebrate the next generation of golfing talent with updates on Junior Tournaments.

And for those who are passionate about the latest advancements in golf technology, we’ll keep you in the loop about the launch of new golf facilities, innovative golf balls, or game-changing golf clubs designed to enhance your performance and give you that extra yardage you’ve been craving.

If you’re involved in organising an event or have some exciting news to share with the golfing community in Wiltshire, we’d love to hear from you!

Simply provide us with the details, and we’ll gladly feature your event or announcement in our newsletter and give you a well-deserved shout-out on our website.

You can contact us here

Time For A Laugh

Why Is Golf So Popular With Men?

Because you can play a-round,

it’s OK to swing your wood in public,

everyone’s balls are the same size

and threesomes happen all the time

(but there’s always the risk of ending up with a bent shaft).

The Joke Section has been updated to include funny videos
If you would like to have your own golf joke or video featured, just drop us a line

May Your Drives Be Long & Your Putts Be True

Thank you for joining us for this edition of the Wiltshire Golf Guide Newsletter.

We hope you found inspiration in our featured golf spots, player profiles, and expert tips.

Remember, whether you’re teeing off at a local course or honing your skills on a simulator, the joy of golf lies in the camaraderie and the pursuit of excellence.

Stay tuned for our next issue, packed with more exciting updates from the Wiltshire golfing community.

Until then, May Your Drives Be Long And Your Putts Be True!

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