'Tees the season

Our gift guide for the golf lovers

Give them a ball!
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A handy-cap for you
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Why not bag it?
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Putt your short game to the test!
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Your last hole can feel like your first
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The best way to carry your clubs
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Play the game in style
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EOGA Tip of the week

With David Gerhardi (EOGA Steenberg)

Tight lies

Are you struggling with contact on tight lies?

Most players chip with their hands forward, causing the sandwedge to dig in the ground at impact and resulting in fat chips:

Here is a correct position at address:
Below are two pictures describing a one-arm drill.
Try this one-arm drill with the elbow in your stomach. The elbow is staying against stomach through the shot and the bounce of the club will be the ball in the air.
If you need personalised help, please contact your EOGA coach:
André at andre@eoga.co.za or 082 860 4977
Jean at jean@eoga.co.za or 071 355 9771

Kick-start the holidays into action

Our Holiday Camp is coming soon!

Wondering how to keep your kids busy over the festive season? Why not intruduce them to the amazing game of golf? Make sure you book your spot. Contact André or Jean for more details.

What matters most to you?

We asked a question.
Do you see golf as a social, recreational activity OR a competitive sport? That invites one more question about your hopes.
Answer now >

If you followed the link, you’ll see that it's quite an interesting question. I’ve seen the summary of the priorities from six other clubs. It will be good to see how we line up.

Rembember, you can remain as anonymous as you  like. I would be interested to know who you are, but please don't enter your name if you don't feel comfortable doing so.

It’s a fun question
If you skipped the link above, then please know that it’s quite a thought-provoking question. It’s a what’s most important? A 1 – 2 – 3 question.
View the question >

Think about your golf


We’ve asked you to look at 4 particular stats. In week one of the conversation we wanted you to track fairways hit and then in week two we talked about average par 3 score.

Now let’s measure your ability to control distance with the wedge. Over 4 rounds, measure the average number of shots it takes you to hole out from the 90 to 40-metre range.
Every time you get within 90 to 40-metres of the green you’re trying to control distance on some sort of wedge shot. Most of you will have this shot 7 or 8 times per round. The difference between averaging 4 shots and 3 shots is therefore 7 to 8 strokes on your scorecard.
“Depending on your handicap, set yourself a target. Start by getting under 4, then attempt to get below 3.5 and then set off trying to reach 3. Practice really pays off with this skill.”

Book your skills assessment
Get insight into your game. Discover what you could improve quickly. Let’s plan an improvement journey together.
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