Friday, 18 June 2010

Pro-Am Win for Fern from Wessex Golf Centre in Weymouth Dorset

Life Not Grim for Fern!  The Dorset Echo must have been up all night trying to work out this little Headline!  But seriously this is really a great article that goes into the full details of Ferns Golfing Career.  This particular photo was taken while in the USA.

Fern Grimshaw makes professional history

English Womens Golf News   Fern is a resident professional golfer at the Wessex Golf Centre, and has just started on the Pro-Am circuit after years of hard work, and this article typifies the progress that she has made over the years.  Fern has very pleasant character indeed and when she is not playing you will see her working at the club.

Thursday, 3 June 2010

Michael Watson tees off in the Welsh Open on Ryder Cup course.

Micheal Watson today tees off in the Welsh Open at Celtic Manor in Newport.  This course being used is the one that is going to see the fabulous Ryder Cup take place for the first time in Wales in October this year.
Good Luck to Michael today.

Saturday, 22 May 2010

Very Testing Back 9 at Wentworth for Michael Watson

An excellent round and a half by Mike in the PGA Championship at Wentworth saw him then come up against the revised new course with the wind getting stronger.  The back 9 on the West Course at Wentworth is now causing all sorts of problems. Of course this makes spectacular TV golf, but for professionals like Mike hoping to make the cut, it can be cruel.   Up until the final stretch Mike was just one over par, and it was thought two over would be enough to play on Saturday and Sunday. However that wasn't too be, a very harsh back nine just got the better of his valiant effort.  Coincidently, the final hole now one of the most controversial in golf right now, saw one poor fellow scored a 10 !   Well done Mike a good effort not much consolation I know but Weymouth were right behind you.

Wednesday, 12 May 2010

Wessex Golf Centre From Google Street View

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Tuesday, 11 May 2010

Where are we? In Weymouth Dorset England

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The Wessex Golf Centre

Golf facility open to all at Radipole Lane, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 9XH. The only Undercover floodlit driving range in the area, open from 8am till 9pm. 9 hole golf course, approximately 1500 yards long, par 30. Short game practice facilities.

Coaching available. Hot and cold refreshments. Trolley hire. Club hire. Well stocked professional shop. Small seating area. No handicap required, relaxed dress code. 5 minutes from town centre. Contact Tel: 01305 784737

Thursday, 26 November 2009

Facility Price List

Here is a basic price list for playing and practicing at our facility(all prices correct for 2009):

9 Holes- £6
18 Holes- £9
Junior Round- £4
Round of golf + Club Hire- £10
Trolley Hire- £2
Range Balls- £1 per 20 balls

We will look forward to seeing you here.....

Wednesday, 25 November 2009

November's Tip of the Month

Taking into account current windy weather conditions, keeping the ball lower on all shots could be beneficial.

* When putting widen your stance for stability.

* Try chipping with a less lofted club- 5/6 iron (subject to nothing being in the way)

* Play fairway shots with ball more central in stance, and restrict follow through but not back swing (A punch type effect).

*From the tee grip down the club by an inch, gripping a little firmer to reduce wrist hinge which can eliminate loft.

Good luck. Let the magic happen!!!!!


Lessons available with 2 qualified PGA professionals and 1 assistant PGA professional.

Mike Watson- Prolific West Region winner, 2009 Srixon PGA Play-Off winner, European Tour player with 15 years teaching experience.

Jon Bevan- Prolific West Region,East Region tournament winner, 3 time "The Open Championship" Final Qualifying winner 2006, 07,08. 2 time PGA Cup player 2007 & 2009 with 20 years teaching experience.

Fern Grimshaw- Assistant Professional. Handicap of Scratch when turned pro (2009). Astor Salver Winner EWGA (Frilford Heath)

Lesson Prices:

1/2 hour lesson- £20
Course of lessons (5 for 4)- £80
9 hole playing lesson- £45
Ladies and Junior group lessons available.