Wiltshire Golf Guide Newsletter Issue #6

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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

Amen Corner at Augusta National

Yay….It’s Masters Week

In shock news, Wiltshire Golf Courses are still wet, full of water and doesn’t look like the rain is going to stop anytime soon. 

But switch on the TV and you’ll see one the best presented golf courses in the world.

I don’t know about you but after watching the Masters I feel a bit sad that I’m not yet playing in the sunshine on manicured fairways and greens.

The greens staff at the Wiltshire courses must be wondering what they did to deserve such crap weather, for such a prolonged period.

Hats off to them for all the work they do so we can still play our games…

I raise a glass of an Azalea Cocktail to every green keeper

So who’s your pick for the Masters this year?

It’s hard to look past Scottie Scheffler in his current form…but the beauty of the Masters is that it gets in the players heads more than most other tournaments.

Which means anything can happen…and usually does

I’m still keeping my fingers crossed for Rory, I’d like to see him do the grand slam and join that very short list of golfers who have achieved it

Who ever you fancy winning, I hope you enjoy the tournament!

And oh to have this in your back garden

Keeping The Course Looking Good

Picture credit: Amen Corner at Augusta National

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

This is a picture of Steve King of Wiltshire Golf Guide with the Honey Monster

This week’s Player Profile is Steve King

This week’s Player Profile spotlights Steve King, a golfer who can shoot anywhere between +1 or 101 depending on the day

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

Click through to Steve’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.

Cumberwell Blue Course Hole 26

Steve’s Favourite Hole is Hole 26 at Cumberwell Park

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What can you say about the 26th hole?

One of the finest risk and reward holes you will ever find.

If the pin is tucked anywhere near the left side you will need to hit close to the lake for a good chance of a birdie or even a par.

Bale out right and you could have a monster putt.

From the back tees this hole is formidable where anything less than perfect will find a watery grave.

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 be more consistent

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

Community Spotlight

Manor House GEO Certification

a picture of the certificate to show manor house are geo certified

Manor House have achieved GEO Certification®

An international distinction overseen & managed by the GEO Sustainable Golf Foundation.

This accolade recognises long-standing dedication & priority for sustainable practices across all facets of operations.

Time For A Laugh


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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