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Preston Golf Club PGA Golf Professional

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Greetings from Andrew Greenbank
Preston Golf Club - PGA Golf Professional


Important information - Please use 01772 700022 when calling the professional shop and not 01772 700011. This is due to a problem we have being unable to retrieve voicemail messages left on 700011.



Winter Series 

These events will form an order of merit, with your points from each event counting towards qualification to the grand final event held in March 2015 when the leading 12 scorers will play for the Winter Series Trophy and a 1st prize of £100

All entry money will be paid back in prize values each week and results are to be posted in my newsletter on a weekly basis. Who can play in these competitions? Members both Male, Female and Juniors. The more the merrier!

Please support the series and make it a huge success . No booking required, just enter in pro shop.

Dates for the Winter Series The winter series competitions are held on Saturdays; 

28th February - 4BBB

*NEW DATE *Pro's Final: 21st March - Final and Individaul Stableford


More From Callaway! Callaway XR Hot Now in store!

Callaway's XR drivers, fairway woods and hybrids use the company's new-and-improved Hyper Speed Face Cup technology to produce faster ball speeds - without skimping on forgiveness.

The new Hyper Speed Face Cup has an even thinner, lighter face than its predecessors. The lighter face gave Callaway engineers the ability to move the centre of gravity (CG) slightly lower in the club heads, as well as add a bit more perimeter weighting.

The results? Higher-launching, lower-spinning shots and club heads that are more consistent on mishits.

  

Callaway's XR driver uses the company's new Speed Step crown (gallery above) to improve aerodynamics, while the XR Pro has an aerodynamically-enhanced Forged Composite Crown to slightly boost club head speed.

Odyssey Putter Line now in stock

The new Odyssey Works putter series are now in stock, we have a wide selection of different models to suit different individual strokes ranging from traditional blade appearances to the mallet putter.

Take the most legendary insert of all-time that's the best feeling, best selling, with the most Tour wins and combine it with unbelievable new roll technology for the new Fusion RX Insert.


Fusion RX is where feel meets roll as we couple the White Hot insert with ultra thin stainless steel mesh and our patented Metal-X roll pattern. There are no compromises, and it has faster roll than the White Hot insert, so it reduces skidding and gets the ball into a pure roll faster.

With major winning Versa alignment the silver and black contrast lets your eyes key in on the linear designs to highlight the proper face angle from address to impact for alignment throughout your putting stroke. An Odyssey Works Putter is a promise made!

Wedge Feature & New stamping service

We have stocked a variety of wedges from different brands for 2015 including, Titleist, Cleveland, Callaway, Mizuno and Cobra.

Each brand offers a choice of different lofts, grinds and bounce options to suit your game!

Why not personalise your wedges this year! Come to the pro shop to find out more.

The New Mizuno MP T5 Wedges

The MP-T5 wedges deliver the touch and precision of Mizuno's renowned Grain Flow Forging construction where it benefits most - around the greens.

A refined teardrop profile - based on the tour grind of short game magician Luke Donald, allows mastery of the ball from a variety of set ups and positions. There are now 25 combinations of loft and bounce - with 2 sole types to suit varying techniques and turf conditions.

Titleist Vokey SM5

Vokey Design Spin Milled 5 (SM5) wedges deliver more spin and more types of shots, providing golfers with more ways to hit it close and shoot lower scores. Precisely designed and manufactured using proprietary Spin Milled technology, Vokey SM5 wedges provide a distinct performance advantage through new, deeper TX3 grooves, tour-driven shapes and the industry's most extensive range of bounce and grind options.

Vokey Spin Milled 5 (SM5) wedges are the best performing wedges in the game, and since 2004, Vokey Design wedges have been the #1 wedge on the PGA Tour and the most played wedge at every level of competitive golf.

Vokey SM5 wedges feature a more compact and balanced profile with three new finish options - Tour Chrome, Gold Nickel and Raw Black. Each wedge has new, clean graphics with an expanded selection of personalisation and custom options also available.

Callaway Mack Daddy 2 Wedges

- 5V Groove Pattern - 39% larger grooves create 25% more spin on shots hit out of the rough. Laser Milled Micro Grooves

- Laser Milled Micro Grooves increase surface roughness for more spin and control.

- Tour Tested Shape Inspired by our most popular wedge on Tour, the Mack Daddy 2 Wedge is available with custom sole grinds for enhanced performance.

- Finish Options The Mack Daddy 2 Wedge is available in two finish options, Chrome and Slate. The Chrome Finish produces a smoky, muted look that helps reduce glare. The Slate Finish is designed to oxidize over time for a distinctive look.

Cleveland RTX Wedges

The showpiece of Cleveland's RTX wedges is Rotex Face technology. The rougher, milled face is designed to impart more spin on wedge shots than a traditional, smoother club face could.

The 588 RTX wedge's grooves are also 16 percent larger than those on its 588 predecessor. Of course, generally speaking, the wider the grooves, the more spin that can be generated. The larger grooves in this year's model are intended to maximize spin on shots from the rough or sand and in wet conditions.

Additionally, the surface roughness and milling create the most durable grooves that Cleveland has ever offered, extending the longevity of the club.

With the 588 RTX, Cleveland has retained a classic look, which has defined most of its offerings in recent years. As mentioned, last year's 588 wedge featured more stamping than the present model, which has a less busy look, but perhaps still too much stamping for some purists.

At address, the Rotex face milling and grooves are apparent. One can assume that the grooves continue to look sharp for a long time.

New PING G30 Stock Arrives in store

The new Ping G30 range has arrived in store and we carry a wide range of driver options, fairway woods and hybrids to suit your needs.

Information on this product can be found by clicking here.

Sale - 50% OFF

Currently we have discounted a wide range of stock in preparation for our deliveries of new stock for 2015! 50% off clothing and shoes of various brands. Furthermore there is 50% off Callaway, TaylorMade, Cobra and Titleist clubs!

We have also discounted the new Cleveland putter collection by 50%. These are items are selling fast with lots of members taking advantage of some amazing offers! Pop in store now to grab a bargain!

  

 

Golfing Packages

Get your game ready for the new season for only £9.99  

We have launched two coaching offers to help you to prepare for the upcoming season. With only 12 weeks to the masters, and the official start to the season, I am offering a great value coaching package!

Package 1 ' 3 X 30 min lessons - only £45 saving £15.00 
Package 2 ' 3 x 60 min lessons -  only £75 saving £30.00  

We will also be offering a 30 min assessment lesson for only £9.99, this is the perfect opportunity to address a various areas of your game,or even give you a quick fix before you play.

Please book your lesson now by clicking here.

Members have been taking advantage of Flightscope February!

Throughout the month of February, we have been offering FREE FLIGHTSCOPE SESSIONS in order to find out whether the clubs you are using suit you! With professional advice from myself, we can help you achieve more consistent, longer shots by fitting you for the collect clubs and specification.

A special mention to the following clients who have shown great results having taken part in the promotion

- Alan Jones - Improved shot shape and launch angles with driver 
- Tony Goddard - Added a fairway wood with specific shaft to launch the ball higher from the fairway
- Damian Fitchett - Changed shot shape from fade to draw.
- Hannah Meres - fitted for iron set to promote improved trajectory and added distance
- Crissy Jones - Fitted for iron set that gave 10 yds extra per club
- Nigel Compsty - Iron fitting for added distance. Achieved a 15yd gain per iron.
- Bob Bennett - Higher penetrating ball flight achieved 
- Jonathan Finch - Wedge fitting and gapping session.
- David Collier - Driver Fitting to compare and find correct

New Addition to our Service - Club Stamping!

We can stamp your wedges with any letters or numbers at your own discretion.

Various colours are also available! See here for the latest customer to have his wedges done!

Other ideas for stamping include: Favourite team, Family, Initials, Nicknames etc

The principles of the 3D Doppler Tracking Golf Radar

With technology improving the world of sports in leaps and bounds, more accurate sports measurement systems have resulted in improvements not only for players, but for spectators too.

3D Ball Tracking

The two main technological aspects of the FlightScope 3D motion tracking device are its radar technology (very similar to that which is used in the military), and its advanced industrial electronics.

The patented phased array tracking technology that is used in all FlightScope radar units is the most advanced in the industry today.

FlightScope's 3D motion tracking devices are not just about ball measurement; they can also help with your golf swing analysis by measuring 24 variables related to your Ball, Club or Swing, such as:

Ball Data

- Ball Speed
- Vertical Launch Angle
- Horizontal Launch Angle
- Vertical Decent Angle
- Smash Factor
- Spin Rate
- Spin Axis
- Carry Distance
- Roll
- Total Distance
- Lateral Landing
- Apex Height
- Flight Time 
- Shot Dispersion

Club Data

- Club Speed
- Club Speed Profile
- Club Acceleration Profile
- Face Angle
- Face to Path
- Dynamic Loft
- Angle of Attack ~
- Club Path
- Vertical Swing Plane
- Horizontal Swing Plane

The ball's entire trajectory after it has been launched is also tracked, which means you have exceptionally comprehensive ball measurement information instantly available, helping you to improve your golf swing.

Call the Professional Shop at Preston Golf Club on 01772 700022 and book your session with Andrew today. Alternatively, click here to get in touch.

  

Junior Development Programme 

Over the last couple of months, the Academy has been working hard to improve the juniors development and we are now pleased to say that a 4 Hole Junior Winter League will start and encourage juniors to play more golf.

A relationship has been made with the Golf Foundation to offer a structured coaching scheme in the form of the re designed junior passport programme which covers all the areas we would wish from a upcoming junior golfer. Each junior will receive a Passport, which is a record on each individual's progress. 

Along with the relationship with the golf foundation, a £500 pot of funding has been accessed and will go into the JDP to allow us to offer taster sessions into the local community. 

Do you know a Junior interested in learning a new skill? 

The Junior Golf Passport programme, which runs midweek after school hours and Saturday mornings from 9am until 12pm is open to all under 14's who are looking to start golf. 

The cost of the sessions is £28 per month One to one sessions are also available to more advance golfers to help with their development. 

To enquire about the sessions please click here 

News From Lora!

The First ladies 9 hole Waltz with Lora Fairclough took place on Friday, 20 February and 6 of our lady members took part. Lora played 3 holes with each group of 3 and having spoke to them, the feedback has been fantastic so if you want to get involved please contact Lora to book your place. 07711 258352 or email info@lorafaircloughgolf.com.

This is a great opportuninty to learn from your lady professional who has played golf to the very highest pinnacle of the female game.

Rocket Launcher Mats!

As you know, winter rules are now in place and you can get your Rocket Launcher from the professional's shop! 

The ROCKET LAUNCHER® has passed the test & is welcomed as a long awaited replacement for the old, tired, grass mats. When struck it feels like you've played off the natural turf so it maximises enjoyment and minimises wear 'n' tear on you & your clubs. Features;

- The ROCKET LAUNCHER┬« is so slender the ball rests a scant millimetre or so above grass height so no need to shorten your grip as with mats 
- No restraint required - strike at full strength without fear of typical golf mat backlash 
- It is self-anchoring so no more additional bending over to insert anchoring tees. Just tap it down with your club head, there, it's anchored  

Finch Golf Tour

Preston Golf Club Members are invited along to all my events and will always have a warm welcome. At just £30 per person or less to play quality golf courses with prizes always available for 1st, 2nd 3rd, Nearest the Pins & Longest Drive's the tour offers something for all.

Check out www.finchgolftour.com for the latest information.

Next Event: Four Man Team at Ormskirk Golf Club - Monday, 16 March 2015 - £25pp / £100 per team.

If you would like to play, contact Peter on 07595190832 or contact the Professional Shop on 01772 700022



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Therefore, the customer will still receive the same quality service that you cannot find on the internet!

Click here if you would like to take a look at this service. 

 
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