Entries by Danelle van der Berg

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Helping you play better golf

Better Golf: Lockdown Edition Get up and down more often I sincerely hope that the golf courses will open up very soon. I have never had such a long break from the game since I started 40 years ago. Most golfers probably feel the same and can’t wait to get back on the course. Let us […]

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  Paarl Golf Club needs its members to stand together We are all going through a very uncertain period in the world’s day to day existence. Covid-19 will always have a place in history and not because of its mortality rate, but more about the devastating effect it had on the world economy. We are […]

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Paarl Golf Club remains hopeful

Paarl Golf Club remains hopeful In anticipation of a possible opening of the golf course after the president’s speech last night I unfortunately am none the wiser today. We have been preparing ourselves to open within 24 hours should they have called that last night. We are still hopeful that the Covid Command Council will […]

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Helping you play better golf

Better Golf: Lockdown Edition A word from your PGA Professional, Ben Fouchee I hope that all of you who sent in videos last week are happy with the feedback you received. Just be patient with your corrections, it takes time to get the feeling and build trust with your new technique. Remember that if you would […]

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PGC is planning ahead

Lockdown – If approved, what rules would be enforced to operate in level 4? In anticipation of possible opening of the golf course under level 4 rules, I thought it wise to indicate those rules in order for all our members to familiarize themselves with that and prepare themselves mentally, as well as physically for […]

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Helping you play better golf

Better Golf: Lockdown Edition   A word from your PGA Professional, Ben Fouchee   This week we received a short clip from one of our golfers, Sasha, who was looking for some help with his chipping action. Have a look at what Ben’s feedback was below. From this short clip, Ben immediately noticed two small areas […]

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Your Club needs you

Lockdown – Please keep up your monthly payments, we need it In these uncertain times many members might feel that they should rather stop their monthly payments to the club. We have a lot of sympathy for that rationalization, but please realize that we as a club are very dependent on that income seeing that […]

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Helping you play better golf

Better Golf: Lockdown Edition By now I am sure that all golfers – me included – are so desperate to get back on the golf course again. Hopefully by the time it happens we have forgotten all our bad habits and can start fresh, on a clean page with only good and positive golfing thoughts. This […]

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Let’s hope for the green light

Lockdown – Will we be able to play on the 1st of May 2020? By now all our golfers are asking this question and we await the President’s address this evening. What I can relay to our members is that behind the scenes, there is a lot of negotiating going on in order to make […]

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Helping you play better golf

Better Golf: Lockdown Edition This week we are going to look at one of the most difficult shots in golf – the 50 metre pitch shot. Most golfers can shave many shots off their score if they can master this tricky shot. Why is this shot so difficult for most golfers? Well, the reason is that […]