Fact, did you know that globally golf raises more money for charitable causes than any other sport? Now that is quite something and the thought of playing a game we all love and at the same time "doing our bit" will surely make you feel good inside.
Here at Dibden such an event is taking place and we are proud to help stage the annual SO45 Charity Golf Tournament which is organised by local golfer Michael Osman and his hard working team of volunteers. Always a great day out on the fairways socialising and raising money for local good causes. This year the funds are being shared between the Waterside Cancer Support Centre and Hythe & Waterside Dementia Friendly Group! If you took part I hope you enjoyed the day, if not make sure you sign up for next year and play for the title of best golfer in the SO45 area!
Fun Golf, BBQ and Quiz Night
Big note for your diary on Friday, 29 May we are staging a six hole, four club golf challenge with a BBQ and quiz to follow. Everybody is welcome to join in the fun and tee times are available from 5pm. I am sure this social event will be a great success so make sure you enter on your next visit to the pro shop!
Never give up
Birdie, par, birdie, eagle, birdie, birdie. We've all finished a round like this, right?! This was Rickie Fowler's amazing finish at The Players and it just goes to show if you don't let your shoulders drop, you can come from nowhere to win.
What we find with a lot of amateur golfers is that they obsess about their score, especially when chasing Stableford points. If you stay focused and play each shot at a time, a good score will remain within your grasp.
This is a difficult game and if you can learn to accept the odd blip then you'll be better for it. Of course, hitting the odd 243-yard 3-wood to two feet will help, but don't stress if you don't pull this off every time, not even Fowler would have expected a kick-in eagle like he managed to pull off.
However, do request a lesson if there's anything you'd like help on, such as striking fairway woods off the deck like Mr Fowler, do get in touch. You know where we are…click here to request a lesson.