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Alan Fletcher

The Pro Shop Girton Golf Club PGA Golf Professional

Get in Touch: 01223 276169
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Morning golfers, 

Another week, more successes, more great activities and more great offers.

If you are an Alan Fletcher Golf customer or student, or you are a Girton Member, we continually try to push the boundary to make sure you enjoy, improve and play better golf. For me, I have thoroughly enjoyed watching the Olympics and whether you're a fan of golf in the games or not, it must be said Justin Rose was a great winner for Team GB and for the game of golf.

Along with Justin Rose's win over Henrick Stenson, there is nothing more motivating than watching elite athletes push themselves to the limit to win a gold medal. Watching Sunday night and seeing all those gold and silver medals fly in for team GB was incredible!

It is amazing to see these athletes test, push and challenge themselves to see how good they can be. As a golfer how often do you push yourself, try something different to improve your performance, whether it be your first round under 100 or winning the Club Championship. STOP doing the same old thing and expecting different results...

Has Golf dogma hurt your game?

You know what I am talking about. The constant sayings, thoughts and beliefs that golfers seem to get in their head, that they have been told by their high handicap friends. Here is a few of my favourites:

  • Keep your head down - After a topped shot - Poor Advice!
  • Swing Slowly - Not sure any golfer wanted to hit it shorter?
  • Keep your left arm straight - I hope you know your mobility?
  • Try to get underneath it more - The ball sits on the floor...

If you have heard, said or attempted any of these with little success then it is time to change. You can talk to me anytime about any of these and more...

Pros news 

Golfing Success

  • Ella Mason continues to get better - After her successes in the past four weeks, Ella won the East Region Girls Nett prize and reduced her handicap further to 8.5. A great four weeks has seen her drop from 12.7 to 8.5.
  • Morgan Tritton - Morgan has worked so hard on her game and it was great to see she won The Gogs Stroke Play Event and saw her handicap cut from 15.7 to 14.5.
  • Josh Hulyer - Josh had a great result shooting a gross 75 at Gog Magog to get cut from 12.7 to 10.8.
  • Paula Atkin - Paula has played so well over the past three weeks and finally, after a great amount of effort got her handicap back to 14 from 16, even though we all know it could be even lower. Still time this summer Paula!

There are of course many great stories, but these three have really stood out over the past week.

Training and 3D Coaching

As of September we will be adding 3D swing analysis and body movement along with winter training programs to what we offer at Girton Golf Club. This puts us in a unique position, the only venue and coach in Cambridgeshire with some of these great points:

  • Only Certified Titleist Performance Institute Coach in Cambridgeshire.
  • Only venue to have GASP Lab 4 and FlightScope technology linked together.
  • Only venue to have a SAM Putt Lab putting equipment.
  • Only venue to have K Vest 3D.
  • Only venue to offer winter physical and technical training programs.

If you haven't thought about getting better, fed up of working on the same things and getting nowhere, then now is the time to call us! Click here to get in touch.

Shop news 

Summer Sale

We have a number of special offers running in the pro shop at the minute including:

  • Up to 40% OFF selected Nike, Puma and FootJoy shoes.
  • Up to 30% OFF Nike, Callaway, Oscar Jacobsen and Puma clothing.
  • Up to 50% OFF ladies clothing.
  • Huge reductions on golf bags and Yonex woods and hybrids.
  • Plus many more deals on balls, gloves and re-grips.

So make sure you come down to the pro shop to grab yourself a bargain!

Club events 

Body Swing Connection Workshop

If you struggle with back pain, shoulder pain or knee pain through playing golf or are struggling to get the distance you would like then it is time to learn more.

Take time out on Wednesday, 24 August (6.30pm - 8.30pm) to attend our Body Swing Connection Workshop in conjunction with TPI and KVest to learn how the body works and how physical limitations can affect your golf swing and what to expect.

Book your place for only £10 by email us here or calling 01223276169.

Fitting day 

PING Club Fitting Weekend - Friday, 19 August - Sunday, 21 August

We all have unique swing characteristics which is why it's so important to get custom fitted. By actually seeing the ball in flight you'll be get a proper understanding of how a custom fitting will benefit you, and using the latest technology we can determine the right clubs for your game.

We'll assess your ball speed, talk spin rates, launch angles and smash factor, and by trialling numerous shafts, we'll find the spec that's right for you - so you achieve greater distance, tighter dispersion and more consistent results.

Click here to get in touch for more details. 

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Video of the week

Flashback! Ladies and gentlemen, let’s hear it for Michael Phelps – who can forget this monster putt from the Olympic legend?

Michael Phelps: Not just a great swimmer






I hope you enjoyed the newsletter, and have a great weekend.
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Alan Fletcher, The Pro Shop Girton Golf Club, Dodford Lane
Girton, Cambridge, CB3 0QE

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