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Here at Fairweather Golf we like to blog about our interests. Mostly as i'm sure you imagine this is Golf related. So check out our blogs below and feel free to comment. We love to hear your opinions on each of the subjects. To follow us even more why not like our Facebook page or our twitter page.

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Twelve days of Golfmas

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December

The twelve Days of Golfmas | FairWeather Golf Blog

The Twelve Days of Golfmas

Over the next twelve days we will look at some of the changes to Golf Rules after the R&A and the USGA finalised golf’s new Rules this month after an extensive review that included a request for feedback from the global golf community on the proposed changes.

The process to modernise the Rules began in 2012 and was initiated to ensure that the Rules are easier to understand and apply for all golfers and to make the game more attractive and accessible for newcomers.

So, what have the R&A

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Winter

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November

FairWeather Golf Winter Survival Tips 2 | FairWeather Golf Blog

Winter Survival Tips 2 with Matt Edwards.

Today for our blog we talk with Academy Director & PGA Professional Matt Edwards about some of the differences between playing during the summer to playing during the winter. Whilst, many are driven inside, Matt believes this is the best time to start focusing on any changes you may need to improve your game come swing.

So, firstly, for those listening who are new to Golf. How would you describe Golf during these winter months vs the Summer?

Ground conditions can be dramatically different from summer

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VIRGINIA WATER, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 08:  Wintery scenes are captured at the Wentworth Golf and Country Club as heavy snow falls across the United Kingdom on February 8, 2007 in Virginia Water, England.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

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November

FairWeather Golf Winter Survival Tips | FairWeather Golf Blog

Winter Survival Tips with Reeves Weedon

You’ve never had it better when it comes to playing during the winter. Courses tend to be quieter; You can get in some unique practice that you wouldn’t experience in the summer, and best of all, it might save you a bit of money (if you can brave the elements).

First things first.

First things first. To survive your winter golf, make sure you play realistically. “It is unrealistic to think that you are going to go out there and shoot under your handicap when the greens are rubbish and

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7 things i learnt

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November

7 things i learnt with RoboGolfPro | FairWeather Golf Blog

7 things I learnt with the RoboGolfPro

Today we caught up with one of our students Rob to discuss the 7 things he believes he has learnt during  his lessons on the RoboGolfPro.

In case your unsure about what the Robot is, it is the latest technology that allows any of our highly trained PGA professionals to build any golfer an ideal swing based off his or her physical dimensions, range of motion, current swing and swing orientation.

About the Robot.

Lessons on the robot take place in many forms, sometimes this involves lots of

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Golf is difficult

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October

FairWeather Golf Blog | Golf is difficult

Golf is difficult, get over it

Golf is difficult. As soon as you understand that then you will be better prepared to improve.  Everyone we meet are looking for that quick fix whether it be through a youtube video, book, magazine or private lesson. However, depending on your needs and your level, real change in your swing that is true and correct is hard.

Here at FairWeather Golf we have seen some major improvements in just one lesson. Usually an increase in distance, smash factor or control. The RoboGolfPro is designed to ensure that all

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worse to get better

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October

FairWeather Golf Blog | You don’t need to get worse to get better

You don’t have to get worse to get better. 

It’s a common misconception that you have to go backwards and be prepared to get worse while making changes to your swing. The point of changing things is to make you better. If they’re making you worse, they’re not the right changes.

The Challenge

This week our blog focuses on one of our most recent clients at Greenwich Peninsula. We have removed his name for anonymity but his story is one we have heard many times. This client is a 5 handicapper and has

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Autumn

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October

FairWeather Golf Blog | Golf Course Challenges During Autumn

The Challenges we face during Autumn, and how to get round them.

During the weekend the Autumn well and truley arrived, especially around FairWeather Golf academies in both London and Surrey. With the rain beating down and the roaring wind in toe we thought it best to give you our Pro’s Top Tips to keep your scores down this Autumn.

Gripping down if needed.

With the ground often softer in the Autumn, some Professionals recommend gripping down on the club. When you play on a wet course, your feet usually sink in. So if

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Junior Child

08

October

FairWeather Golf Blog | Getting your child in Golf

Your Child and Golf.

For some keen golfers, there is nothing better than spending a Saturday afternoon with your Child playing one of your favorite courses. Realistically this is a more than achievable past time for most. Getting children out in the open is a great way to support both body and mind. Golf is also a sport than can help children develop a variety of aspects like hand-eye coordination, strength and endurance as well as, sportsmanship, etiquette, math skills and problem solving.

Encourage a balanced development.

Remember though, if your child grows to love the

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It's happening

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October

Ryder Cup Blog | “It’s happening”

It’s Happening.

“It’s Happening.” Those two words our Pro’s often receive on a Sunday night after “The Greatest Round They’ve ever had.” We often receive these kind of text messages! But, seriously, we love receiving them so don’t stop. These day’s we don’t even need to ask “What is happening?”, we just know. We know that 5, 10 or 15 lessons in, our students are turning “The best lesson they’ve ever had” to the “best round they’ve ever had.” And, you know what. It’s happening now! FairWeather Golf, The RoboGolfPro and

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Head to head

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September

Ryder Cup Blog | Reeves and Murdoch Go Head to Head

Head to head!

Today’s Ryder Cup Blog puts our PGA Professionals Reeves (Greenwich) head to head with Murdoch (Camberley) in a winner takes all Ryder Cup predictions quiz. Have your go at answering 3 simple questions and give yourself a chance of winning a 30 minute RoboGolfPro set up and 30 minute trackman “gapping” session by submitting your entry to enquiries@fairweather.golf.

Question 1: Top American?

Murdoch: Justin Thomas: I think he’s going to crush in this spot. He was awesome at the Presidents Cup, and he’s the type of player that will both love playing in

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