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Alan Fletcher

The Pro Shop Girton Golf Club PGA Golf Professional

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Greetings from Alan Fletcher
Girton Golf Club - PGA Golf Professional


Well although the weekend was cold and a bit windy, it was great to see so many players out in force in the Sponsored Medal, I hope you all enjoyed playing with the New Wilson Dx2 Ball and hopefully you still have both of them after your round!

I was lucky enough the run our annual County Girls training weekend at Lakeside lodge, normally a freezing cold windy event and this year didn't disappoint. What also didn't disappoint was the quality of our County girls team, progressing brilliantly so early in the season, this could be a fantastic year for Cambridgeshire Girls Team.

We have some great things planned for the Masters and your April golf and the Pro Shop is really buzzing.

Firstly I would also like to call out to all our members who own businesses in the local area. As you know we had huge success with our PGA Pro Am last season and I am actively looking for Hole Sponsors and a Title sponsor for this year's event.

There are plenty of packages which include entry into the event as well as advertising opportunities. If you are interested in hearing more about these packages then please contact me on 01223276169 or email me here

Ryan Qualifies for PGA East Region Order of Merit Events

I would like to congratulate our PGA Teaching Professional Ryan Walters on Qualifying for this year's PGA East Region order of merit events. Ryan played at Essendon Golf Club last week shooting a first round 1 under par setting up a simple qualification through round 2. I hope you will join me in congratulating Ryan on his success and wish him the best of luck in representing Girton Golf Club in 2015.

There are still a couple of spaces for the coaching offer from Dean. Five hours of tuition in a day 10am - 3pm covering all areas of the game from Tee to Green, including lunch and a few holes on the course. All this for the fantastic price of £30 pp. If you or a family member/friend would like to take up this offer please click here to contact the pro shop.

Yonex Fitting Day

Join us on Wednesday, 1 April for the Yonex Fitting Day

Book your FREE Custom Fit appointment today by calling the pro shop on 01223276169

PING Fitting Weekend

To make sure you enjoy the Masters weekend that little bit more, we are lucky to bring PING to Girton for the entire weekend. You will be able to book a FREE custom fit appointment over this weekend to get fitted for the lastest G30 range.

Super Special Putter Offer!!!

Over this weekend we will also be repeating our Odyssey Putter Fitting Offer. Book a 45minute Putter Sessions for only £25 and you will get a 30minute Putter lesson, 15minute custom fit and if you would like to upgrade your putter to a new custom fit version, we will give £20 for your old one!

To book either or both sessions please email us here or call 01223276169

Click here to see Dean's weekly video, this week Dean gives his tips on how to improve your bunker play!

Ryan's review

Ladies PING Rhapsody Woods

RyanThe Rhapsody driver brings the Turbulator first seen on the PING G30 driver to the women's game. This driver is designed to maximise speed and distance from slower swing speeds. The distinctive pearl colour driver has a 12º loft which is adjustable through 5 settings, giving a range of +/- 1º to fine tune trajectory.

From custom fitting for many hours in the previous few months the results on on the PING Rhapsody driver and fairway woods has been fantastic. Players immediately saw different results from testing this product.

The fairway woods where most impressive, The club produces a much higher launch and trajectory to give you a better ball flight and overall distance.

TimTim's Tips 

Sloping lies

On an upslope, take a longer club because the slope of the hill adds loft to the clubface. Play the ball slightly more forward than normal, and try to get your shoulders parallel to the hill. If your shoulders are too level, the clubhead will enter the ground too steeply at impact.

You should also adjust your aim to the right, the more severe the slope, the further you will have to aim. This is due to lack of lower body rotation and your arms and hands release early closing the clubface.

On a downslope, take less club because the hill will reduce the loft on the clubface. Position the ball back a little and, as with the uphill lie, feel as if you set your shoulders parallel to the slope.

The opposite of a uphill lie, you will have to aim left, due to lack of arm and hand rotation through the ball and the clubface stays open. All references are for a right handed golfer.

Learn to Play in a Day

Dean is inviting all of our ladies to join him for one day in March and April, and help you to learn and improve your golf this tear. The day will consist of an overloo of the game, including long game, short game and putting. There will also be lunch, followed by a few holes in the afternoon, all with PGA Teaching Professional Dean Saunders.

The cost for the day is £30 including lunch, range balls, tuition and on course coaching. There are 4 dates currently available with limited spaces, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

The dates available are:

- 17th Mar
- 26th Mar
- 3rd Apr
- 10th Apr

To sign up, please visit or email the shop today by clicking here.

Junior Coaching Camps

Junior camp - Thursday, 2 April

9am-12pm 4-10 Years
1-4pm 11-15 Years

£20 pp. Please book in advance

Coming Soon

Keep an Eye out for Our Short Game Clinics and our Incredible Wedge Upgrade Offer

Coming this April  

Last Chance to Trade in and Upgrade your golf bag

This is the last chance for you to trade in and upgrade your golf bag this March.

With only 1 week to go you can Trade in your old golf bag and receive £20 off a NEW one. 

 
MyJoys May

Win tickets to the BMW PGA Championship

Fancy going to Wentworth in May? Test your creative skills be designing a pair of FootJoy MyJoys for European Tour star Gregory Bourdy, and if he picks yours, you’ll bag yourself a pair of day passes as well as your very own pair.

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GolfBuddy

GolfBuddy: coming soon

Over the next few weeks you’ll notice one or two exciting new additions to GolfBuddy’s distance measuring device (DMD) range, in the form of the BB5 (band) and WT5 (watch).

How’s your course management? Are you fed up with coming unstuck at the same hazard round after round? Within the comprehensive GolfBuddy range we can find a DMD that helps you address the issue of poor club selection so you can swing with confidence. Watch our video to find out more on GolfBuddy’s range for 2015.

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I hope you enjoy the newsletter, and have a great weekend.
 
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This being the case it pays to take a little time to consider your options. Find out more here about the new Srixon Z-Star and come and speak to us about helping to find the right ball for your game.

 
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