1 hour of power - Daylight savings inspired ‘on course’ games

1 hour of power - Daylight savings inspired ‘on course’ games

Every golfer dreams of that magnificent weekend in October when clocks get set to daylight savings time. To have that extra hour of an afternoon to sneak out for a couple of holes, hit some balls or roll a few putts really satisfies a keen golfer’s appetite. Today we’ll be sharing with you a few fun (and different) games to play of a daylight savings afternoon to keep it interesting, and of course, good for your game. Play these games over 3 or 4 holes either by yourself or with a couple of mates.
October 28, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge
Part 3 - Technique: The Local Golfers Lockdown Series

Part 3 - Technique: The Local Golfers Lockdown Series

Technique is great to learn at home because the temptation of the ball is taken away. This means that we can focus completely on what our bodies are doing without worrying about where the ball is going.

In this blog we’ll go over 3 very simple yet effective drills that will benefit any golfer, regardless of how you usually swing the club.

September 19, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge
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Part 2 - Short Game: The Local Golfers Lockdown Series

In Part 2 of The Local Golfers Lockdown Series we're looking at how to practice your chipping / pitching at home. 

We will show you 3 great little drills to develop your technique as well as improving your skills around the green, and lowering those scores.

September 09, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge
Part 1 - Putting: The Local Golfer's Lockdown Series

Part 1 - Putting: The Local Golfers Lockdown Series

Here at The Local Golfer we are super passionate about our golf and love seeing the flame burning in golfers everywhere, regardless of what is happening in the world. 
Over the next few weeks we will be looking at the most effective and efficient ways to improve your golf and fill some of that time spent at home.
September 01, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge
How to spin the golf ball like a pro

How to Spin the Golf Ball like a Pro.

In this blog, we’ll be looking at how to spin the golf ball. We believe that even though it is fun, producing spin on the golf ball is the single most important factor in producing quality wedge shots from any distance. Check out our 3 most important factors to get the revs up and the ball ripping back.
July 14, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge
The Local Golfer’s 5 Favourite Betting Games to Play on the Course

The Local Golfer’s 5 Favourite Betting Games to Play on the Course

What makes golf so addictive? Yes it is great to play on your own and battle it out for your best score, but we feel there is no better way to get the competitive juices flowing than to have a side bet with your mates and take their cash!

July 13, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge
Best Titleist golf balls

Best Titleist golf balls

Titleist is a golf equipment brand that has been on top of the market for a few decades now. The brand is produced by Acushnet Company, a golf company with their headquarters in Massachusetts, in the United States of America. The name “Titleist” is gotten from the word “Titlist” which means the winner or holder of a title. 
June 29, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge
10 best items to buy from a golf shop.

10 best items to buy from a golf shop.

Trust me, we all have been in a position where you need to upgrade your golfing wardrobe, but you’re overwhelmed with all the displayed items. At that point, a lot of ideas are flocking your head while combing the pro golf shop, yet you can’t figure out where to start. Now, you don’t have to find yourself in that situation – this article is the answer to the essential items you may need to get from a pro golf shop when next you visit.
June 29, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge
Benefits of buying from an online golf store

Benefits of buying from an online golf store

As of 2016, a rough estimate has it that over 60 million people worldwide play Golf. Some people also wrongly assume that Golf is a game for older people retiring, but that cannot be farther from the truth. When you look closely enough, people who play Golf are from all walks of life, doing all sorts of things yet taking Golf as a vital career path. Unlike many other sports, Golf requires good training and development.
June 29, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge
How to hit a golf ball straight.

How to hit a golf ball straight.

One thing beginners and intermediate players have in common is they struggle to master how to hit a golf ball straight. For this reason, some beginner golfers buy golf balls online that only fly straight when you hit them. These types of golf balls are called illegal golf balls and are okay when you are just starting or playing golf as a recreational sport.
June 29, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge
Best golf clubs set for women in 2021

Best golf clubs set for women in 2021

Not many people know that golf clubs are gender-specific – there are different ones for men and women, respectively. Generally, most of the famous golf club sets you see around are for male golfers. However, there are premium rated golf club sets specially made for women.
June 29, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge
Golf ball review: the best golf ball brands for you

Golf ball review: the best golf ball brands for you

Golf is one of the many sports that demands perfection in all areas involved. Your technique, gear, equipment, and even posture need to be just right for you to achieve excellence. However, one big piece that stands out amongst many others is the golf ball.
June 29, 2021 — Ben Breckenridge