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Playing Golf in South East Asia vs. the UK.

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Having played golf in South East Asian countries since 2015 it was time to try playing in the home of golf, the United Kingdom. A temporary move back in May 2023 has been a bit of a culture shock but the determination to continue a weekly round prevailed and the contrast could not be greater.

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I Just Played my First Round of Golf in the New Normal.

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For many it’s been a long time since they’ve managed a round of golf since the world went into a global lockdown. A month or so ago many golf clubs tentatively started opening up again but with strict restrictions and rules what is the experience like for should you now get the opportunity to get a round in?  

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Drive for Show and Putt for Dough.

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Something that has been said on many occasions and repeated by many amateurs, usually when someone drives a massive slice. However, improving your putting and adding a little course management can the easiest way to reduce the number of strokes in your round. 

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Golf Practice During the Covid-19 Lock-downs.

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Some courses and driving ranges in less affected regions and countries have recently started opening up again after a prolonged lock-down. However, with many golf courses and driving ranges still closed globally how can you keep in touch with your game to prevent you getting too rusty?  

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Fancy a Scramble?

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No I’m not talking about ploughing your way through the treeline to get your ball back into play. I’m talking about the golf match format, sometimes called a Texas Scramble, so named because it originated in the state of Texas in the 1950’s. I recently had the pleasure of participating in my first Texas Scramble format event.

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