• The success of our three-day camp!! By Annabel Hosie
    As many of you may well be aware the past year has seen a push to grow our junior section and to coach and develop the skills of our youngest juniors focusing chiefly on those starting out in golf. Philip has led the way in this initiative, with help from our lowest-handicap junior (and reigning junior club champion) Annabel Hosie herself a PGA Level-1 qualified volunteer coach, running coaching sessions on Saturday afternoons over the past four months or so.
    As a natural follow-on from these sessions we felt that our secondary-school age juniors needed greater access to this expertise and so we held our first-ever three-day summer golf camp at the club. 
    Over the past three days we have run a very successful junior golf camp. This consisted of three two hour sessions over consecutive days and we covered a wide range of aspects of the game ranging from long-game and short-game to course-management, golfing etiquette and rules. Our special group of juniors consisted of five players: two girls and three boys featured in the photograph below. The coaching took place on-course where help from Philip, assisted by Annabel, could be given directly.
    As lead-coach Philip ensured that the camp sessions helped in both a one-to-one and one-to-group setting where time could be given to each player and where individual swings could be helped and improved. The three days culminated in a Stableford-style fun event over nine holes with Findlay Thomson winning first prize. We look forward to seeing these fine young juniors on the course putting the instruction and help to good use!

    Something our Professionals are very passionate about.

    Winterfield Golf course is ideal for all types of juniors to play. With its short length it helps juniors progress well and can challenge all types of golfers

    The practice area and increased practice putting green size it is ideal for juniors learning to play and with the addition of Blue Tees to the first 9 holes this helps the juniors progressing onto the course. 

    Junior Membership is only £30 for the year and  the professionals offer junior coaching on Saturdays between 3-4pm.

    This year the club and the professionals offered Free lessons to members with handicaps to try and progress into better players. 

    The teaching the professionals provide offer Juniors the confidence to get themselves out on the course and enjoy Winterfield Golf Club