News at Thornleigh Golf Club

On the Tee – with Steve Aisbett

On the Tee – with Steve Aisbett

The week after Easter brings the first Major of the year; we'll see The Masters Golf Tournament commencing on 5th  April. Foxtel has a 24 hour Masters Channel that includes some old archives that are a must see. If you don’t have Foxtel at home, it will be running in...

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Plugged Bunker

Golf throws up plenty of tough challenges, but one of the most difficult is the plugged bunker or “fried egg” shot. The most common error that amateurs make is immediately opening the club face, with the misconception that by doing this the ball will “lift” out of the...

On the Tee – with Steve Aisbett

Golf Trip to Pebble Beach We have a PGA Legends event coming up shortly playing three of the best courses in America; Pebble Beach, Spanish Bay and The Links at Spanish Bay. Accommodation is at The Inn, Spanish Bay with four rounds of golf with Steve Aisbett or Grant...

MASTER TWO SHORT GAME CLUBS TO DROP SHOTS AROUND THE GREEN

The key to a solid short game is having a consistent result with your chosen chipping club. If your handicap is above single figures, the simplest way to master this is by using just two clubs to gain that consistency. The best and two most reliable clubs are a sand...

How To Improve Your Putting

The Pendulum Putting stroke is probably the most effective technique in the history of golf. While there are many individual golf swings, nearly all good players approach putting in the same way. The idea is simple and take as many moving parts out of your technique...

Australian Mini Golf Tournament – The results are in…

On a beautiful Sunday at Thornleigh Golf Centre, the Australian Mini golf Championship which was sponsored by Coca Cola was contested by 30 very eager enthusiasts’. We had four players from New Zealand, players from Perth, Wellington (NSW) Dubbo, Newcastle and two...

Kenny claims NSW Senior Open – PGA!!

Kenny claims NSW Senior Open – PGA!!

Maybe it was destiny that Grant Kenny would go from the first group to tee off on Thursday to the last putt today to claim his first tournament victory in almost 30 years as a professional in the Senior NSW Open Championship at Thurgoona Golf and Country Club.   After...

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Australian Mini Golf Tournament 2017

Australian Mini Golf Tournament is on for 2017!! This is YOUR chance to win a share of $3,500!! Yes, ANYONE, literally anyone can enter to play (and WIN some cash and prizes) in our Australian Mini Golf Tournament – being held at Thornleigh Golf Centre on Sunday, 12th...

Pitching – Why not use a glass of water

PITCHING - WHY NOT USE A GLASS OF WATER The modern method of pitching a ball is to use less wrists and make it a more arm and chest turn which helps keep the arc shallower, a little like a sweeping action on the turf and using the bounce of the club. Some golfers find...

Where are you striking the ball?

So you’ve hit buckets of balls but the consistency is just not there with your ball striking. Does that sound like you?... If you read my last article on correct alignment with your chip shots and putting, this next article is simply an extension of that theory. But...

How to produce a powerful, tension free golf swing

Following are a few handy tips that golf pros use:   Grip Pressure - Hanging onto the grip too tightly will create tension in your arms which will have you making unnecessary jerky movements, generally on the downswing. Maintain a relaxed neck - This is where most...

Putting Speed

A good method to develop your feel for speed is to set yourself on a practice putting green with three holes at three different distances. With a bunch of balls, hit putts to the three different lengths, but never the same distance two in a row. Now when you’re...

More than a Golf Driving Range

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