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Greetings from Andrew Greenbank
Preston Golf Club - PGA Golf Professional

Greetings from Andrew and the team.


Zach Johnson finally triumphed in a three-way play-off to claim the Claret Jug after The Open five stretched to five days at St Andrews.

The 2007 Masters champion finished the tournament on 15 under-par, but had to wait nervously as five different players remained in contention heading into the final hole before Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman forced a play-off.
There were plenty of highs and lows at the Old Course on Monday, not least for Jordan Spieth who came agonisingly close to winning a third consecutive major in his quest for an elusive Grand Slam.


Improve Your Short Game!

I am very pleased to see so many members using the re designed area next to the first hole. It has been appreciated by members and is a fantastic addiction to our facilities. Whilst giving a pitching lesson at the short game area I came across a patch of trench divots!

How is your pitching? Do you take a divot? Is it too deep, just a scrape or do you not takes divot?  


You can tell a lot about a golfer just by looking at their divots. Why not call by and ask one of the professionals about your divots! I guarantee it will be worth it! We are here to help you with you game! Click here to book a lesson now!

A way of saving turf at the driving range is to make sure that you place the ball at the back edge of your previous divot, meaning as little grass as possible is used.

Lora Fairclough - Lora is still looking for men, and has an offer to take advantage of!

Lora is holding a ''Bunker and Pitching'' class which has proved to be popular with the membership. 
These will be on Thursday, 16 July or Thursday, 23 July 1.30pm to 3pm. 

£20 per person limited to 4 people. Please contact Lora on :- or 07711 258352 to secure your place on one of the two dates.

For the month of July Lora is also offering any male member a reduced lesson fee of £15 for half an hour (normally £25). If a course of lessons are booked as a result of this taster lesson, you'll receive a further 10% off

Open to the whole membership is a 45 minute lesson for £25 (normally £35). With V1 and CSwing video analysis with lesson notes. Don't miss out on July lesson offers, call Lora 07711 258352.

Visitor reports offer nationwide PR for PGC - Click here to read

Some recent visitors took to online forums to praise our facilities recently. This is very good PR for our club and helps promote reason for us to attract more visitors. Click here to read the report on our course.

It is great to hear visitors so pleased with all he can offer here, and this can only serve to strengthen opinions of the club.  

Shirt Amnesty offer prooves very popular with our customers

We've all got a worn and scruffy looking shirt in the wardrobe but here's your chance to get rid. Bring it in and we'll give you £10 against selected shirts in the shop, whilst stocks last. 

No more excuses, we'll have you looking the part in no time, but act now to avoid disappointment.... 


Cleveland RTX - The highest spinning wedge in golf and currently offering a buy one get one half price

Cleveland 588 Rotex 2.0 Blade Wedge Review 

Cleveland also brings you the Rotex 2.0 face in a blade, but it is not a completely new head shape. It is based on the excellent Cleveland CG15 wedge which stood out for the sole grinds on the heel and toe.


Thankfully these continue in the 588 Rotex 2.0 version and the 1 and 2 dot grinds are some of the best in the market for allowing you the flexibility to raise the heel or toe to play touch shots.

If you are looking for versatility around the greens and performance from sand, then the Cleveland 588 Rotex 2.0 gives you everything you would need and more and it is not hard to see why this is one of the best selling wedges in the market.

The levels of bounce per dot vary in the blade version because of the thinner sole. For instance on the 2 dot 56° wedge, the CB has 16 degree of bounce, whereas the blade version has 12 degree so that may influence your choice of head shape and loft.


Catch it correctly and the feel from the 9620 carbon steel head and the spin from the Rotex 2.0 face is excellent and right up there as one of the best. As you would expect, the head is a little more compact than the CB version, but is still big enough to give you some margin for error. 

The lofts start at 46 degree with this version, but unless you are low single figures I would be tempted to have a 46 degree to 50 degree in the CB and then go to the 588 RTX 2.0 blade for the higher lofts.

Like previous Cleveland wedges, the blade version feels towards the lighter end of the scale even though the swing weight is the same or less than the main competitors. The bounce tends to play about average for the stated lofts, so a 1 or a 2 dot sole will be ideal for most players.


So whichever version of the 588 RTX 2.0 wedges you go for, you can rest assured that you will have one of the best performers in the market with a tried and tested design and a face that gives good levels of spin for that all important control on the greens. 

If we do not have your desired product in store then you can simply use the 'click and collect' service on the Foremost Website! The website is designed to help customers seek their desired product and to have it delivered to their local Professional's Shop!

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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