The great Arnold Palmer once said ‘I have a tip that can take five strokes off anyone’s golf game: it’s called an eraser.’
If you would rather use less underhand methods to improve your golf scores then today’s Big Deal with Mearns Castle Golf Academy in Newton Mearns can get your game back on course.
Staffed with PGA professional instructors and featuring state of the art training facilities, Mearns Castle Golf Academy is fully equipped to help all levels of player.
In the run up to the golf season, this offer is ideal for both absolute beginners who want to learn the basics of the game as well as seasoned players who want to sharpen their technique.
No-one is saying that you’ll be captaining the Europe team at the next Ryder Cup but these sessions can help players of any level improve their game.
The offer is for an introductory programme of six one hour group lessons.
It has been designed as an easy and informal way to start playing golf under the supervision and guidance of a PGA professional instructor in a relaxed group format.
There will be a maximum of eight students per instructor to ensure an optimal learning experience.
As well as free club hire, the offer also includes 50 balls on the driving range so that you can put your newfound skills into practice.
A detailed step-by-step practice and lesson plan will help students revise, remember and use the techniques taught.
The sessions run on the same day and same time for six consecutive weeks starting on the week beginning Monday 18th February.
The classes run on the hour from 6pm-9pm on Tuesdays; 10am-noon on Wednesdays; 6pm-9pm on Thursdays; 10am-noon on Fridays and noon-2pm on Sundays.
You choose the day and time that best suits you.
During week one, the classes will cover an introduction to golf as well as basic etiquette and safety. Week two classes will look at grip. In week three, the instructor will show the best stance and posture. Week four is all about alignment while week five covers the basic rules of the game and in week six, groups will review everything they have learned over the previous weeks.
If you know someone who has always fancied playing golf but not known where to start then this would make a fantastic introduction to what may turn out to be a lifetime passion.