Golf Pros Blog – 2nd June 2011

Greetings from Gary

Total Triumph
Last week, the West Region PGA held their first Order of Merit event of the season at Oake Manor Golf Club, Taunton. After rounds of 69 and 71, ‘Yours Truly’ finished in fourth position, three shots behind the winner, Barry Austin.

Mercedes Trophy
The magnificent Mercedes Trophy was played for last Saturday and in dry but blustery conditions, Nigel Cox won the trophy and Division 1, with a nett 65 from Dave Baitup, who had the same score, but lost on the back nine. Sam Pillow won Division 2 with a nett 66. Best Gross was won by Ryan Pope with a 73.

Congratulations to Nigel Armstrong who had a hole in one at the 12th!

Nearest the Pin winners were as follows:
4th  – Roger Worthington
6th  – James Delve
10th – Cliff Partridge
12th – Nigel Armstrong with a hole in 1
16th – Keith Robinson

Longest Drives were won by:
0-12 hcp. – Jon Mitchell and hcp 13-28 – Chris Gaite

Our thanks go to Mike Wickens and Mercedes Benz South West for supporting this event for the third year running and for their continuous generous support.

Titleist Ball and Wedge Fitting Day
Next Wednesday, the 8th June, between 10 am and 2 pm, we are hosting a ball and wedge fitting day. There will be a representative from Titleist on hand who will be able to advise you on the correct golf ball for you! There will be a £5 charge for thisb, but you will be given discount vouchers on your next golf ball purchase!

Free Fitting and Lesson With Your New TaylorMade Irons
Until the end of June I am offering you the opportunity to play better golf with my ‘Complete Equipment Solution’. Simply purchase any set (minimum 7 irons) of TaylorMade Irons and you will receive:

• A FREE Fitting to ensure that you have the correct club specification for your swing
• A FREE lesson with your new clubs, so you get the most from your investment
• An optional 6 lesson bundle for the price of 5, keeping your game on track

It’s a simple equation: Free Fitting + Free Lesson = Better Golf. Take up this great offer now and enjoy your most enjoyable golfing year ever!