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Family Golfing Event in Essex for all generations

Local Essex PGA Fellow Professional Sarah Bennett held her inaugural Golfing Generations in Essex family day at Three Rivers Golf and Country club on the 12th September.

The Golfing Generations was the brain child of Bennett who had hosted a similar event for the past three years on a smaller scale. Her vision to open the entries to the County and those from neighbouring Counties, to her delight one pair travelled from Hertfordshire to play in the well organised day. One young girl attended who was totally new to the game,  was encouraged to “have a go” by another girl who Sarah has coached for 5 years. At the end of the day her father said “I have now been asked to buy some clubs and shoes so that my daughter can continue with the sport, I am absolutely delighted. She was disappointed we only played 9 holes!” Read More

Solheim Cup experience

Well, what an amazing week with 18 of my current and new clients who decided to watch the best of Women's golf for many their first Solheim Cup experience.  I first visited at St Leon Rot Golf Club 18 months ago with the popularity of golf in Germany and Europe this was always going to be well attended so early preparation was essential which is key to any successful trip.

Despite the huge crowds all week with in excess of 30,000 on the final day the public grandstands were a refreshing addition with a major "quad view" stand accommodating viewing for the 11th,12th,13th and 15th holes, which is unusual to see a quality facility open to the public unless pre booked for a fee. As it turned out many key matches were seen from this vantage point. The golf course with it's natural undulations provided viewing for everyone with no running for the sparse spaces outside the ropes which was refreshing. Read More