During my 25 years as a member of the Ladies European Tour competing world- wide one of the most important aspect was the skill transfer of technical and soft skills from the practice ground to the golf course. The "art" of practice is a completely different topic but the location where this occurs can have a bearing on this transfer of skills which requires discipline. I would like to share with you my views in which I believe are a few advantages of the practice ground compared to the traditional covered driving range.
I started my golf at a course with a grassed non covered area which looking back was hugely advantageous, there were certainly fewer driving ranges back in the 1980s compared to the many accessible ranges nowadays so I had little choice! The covered driving range certainly has its place in the development of golf and the player, however I am a fan of the practice bag armed with the commitment and desire to improve, replicating many more of the conditions faced on the actual golf course. Read More