Wiltshire Golf Guide Newsletter Issue #10

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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

The 9th Hole at Ogbourne Downs

David Howell Plays In The Ogbourne Pro-Am

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

A picture of Tom Hill stood next to the flag after making his putt on the green

This week’s Player Profile is Tom Hill

This week’s Player Profile spotlights Tom Hill, a golfer who hits his 2-iron as far as some of his playing partners hit their drivers.

Check out what’s in Tom’s Golf Bag and find out his go-to club, find out the weirdest thing Tom has ever found in his golf bag, where he would go for his dream golf trip and which is his favourite Golf Movie

Tom’s pre-shot routine is funny and true and something we can all relate to

And when it comes to post-round refreshments, Tom simply wants a cold beer…don’t tamper with a classic

Click through to Tom’s Profile and find out more about this Wiltshire golfer.

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.

The 12th Hole at Manor House

Tom’s Favourite Hole is Hole 12 at Manor House – ‘

Par 5


One of the most visually stunning Par 5’s you are likely to see.

The hole doglegs across a valley, with heavy rough, the River Bybrook, the lake and bunkers to negotiate before you reach the green.

Take a fairway wood of long iron off the tee to ensure playing your second from the short grass. The green can be reached in two but it requires a long shot.

The green undulates and hardly has a straight putt. The best of luck!

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 PGA Professional Richard Lawless shares some tips to break 100

Breaking 100 is a big milestone for nearly every golfer.

Some do it easily, while others struggle a little.

Rich takes you all over the course and shows you some of the things to do and avoid when you’re trying to get in to the 90’s

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

Community Spotlight

The 12th Hole at Manor House

Manor House Golf Club – Junior Open

The Manor House Golf Club, Castle Combe are proud to announce their Junior Open for 2024 will be held on Monday 19th August

For juniors with a handicap index of 18.0 and below, there will be a lowest Gross and a lowest nett competitions.

For anyone with a handicap index of 18.1 and above, there will be a separate Stableford competition.

The Stableford and Nett competitions handicap allowance will be 95%.

All the competitions will be mixed events and as such, score adjustments may be required to reflect the differences in course rating between the tees.

The boys will play from the White tees and the girls will play from the Red tees.

The cost of entry is £35.00 per person which includes food.

The event is open to all boys and girls under 18 years of age on 1st January 2024.

All competitors must be a member of a bona-fide Golf Club and have a WHS Index. Entrants will be limited to 40 players on a first come, first served basis.

Sign up here

If you have any questions, please contact: themanorhousegolfclub@exclusive.co.uk

Entries close Monday 12th August 2024.

Time For A Laugh

Junior Golfers learning Golf Is Hard

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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