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SwingFit event at Bardwell Valley

Come and try SwingFit event at Bardwell Valley Golf Club in lead up to Australian Open The Australian Open is less than a month away and summer golf is on the horizon. With that in mind, SwingFit, a program developed by the PGA, will hold free come and try sessions in the lead up to [...]

NSW Open Junior Pro-Am event

NSW Open Junior Pro-Am event

Charlotte Perkins and Rachid Ali chosen to play in NSW Open Junior Pro-Am event Two junior golfers from St George and the Sutherland Shire will have the chance of a lifetime later this month. Kareela Golf Club’s Charlotte Perkins and Bardwell Valley’s Rachid Ali have each been chosen to play alongside an Australasian PGA Tour […]

PLAY IT AS IT LIES

The new web site looks good. Well done to all involved. Also well done to everyone involved with the course maintenance over the past few years. Something I’ve been wanting to ask for a while is, why do we persist with preferred lies? Is it because a lot of members expect this format? Given the […]

THE HISTORY OF THE STABLEFORD GAME 1932

Dr. Frank Barney Gorton Stableford gave his name to the most popular points scoring system ever to be adopted. He was an excellent golfer and with a handicap of plus 1 in 1907, he won the club championship at Royal Porthcawl. Earlier he had served as a surgeon in the Royal Army Medical Corps and [...]

TWO ELDERLY WOMEN STUCK IN QUICKSAND

Two elderly women become stuck in QUICKSAND on a Melbourne golf course after they tried to retrieve a stray ball Two elderly women have been rescued after becoming trapped in a drained out water hazard on a Brighton Golf Course Melbourne. The women were playing at the Brighton golf course on March 30, 2017, when […]

HOW DID THE GOLF GAME BEGIN

HISTORY OF GOLF Golf, a cross-country game in which a player strikes a small ball with various clubs from a series of starting points (teeing grounds) into a series of holes on a course. The player who holes his ball in the fewest strokes wins. The origins of the game are difficult to ascertain, although […]

GOLF COMPETITIONS AND RULES

THE RULES OF GOLF Golf is a club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible. Golf, unlike most ball games, cannot and does not utilize a standardized playing area, and coping with the varied terrains encountered [...]

CHIPPING AND PITCHING

CHIPPING AND PITCHING GOLF LESSON The short shots around the green are areas where children again can excel, as they do not require great physical strength, but do need a lot of time to devote to short game practice. For many golfers, not only children, the difference between chipping and pitching it can be confusing. […]

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