Are clouds looming above the course as you are about to set off? Dreading the thought of playing on a waterlogged fairway? Not to worry! Here at Wolfedale Golf Course, we understand that English weather is unpredictable at best, so we have compiled a few tips for making the most out of wet conditions. As long as you carry the right golfing equipment and keep a positive mindset, you’ll be just fine.
A popular choice for players from Weymouth and wider Dorset, we offer golf lessons, pay and play golf as well as affordable golf memberships. A welcoming course with an inclusive attitude, players of all ages and abilities are welcome at Wolfedale.
Wet conditions are never ideal, but by following the advice below, you can make the most of a tricky situation. Practice makes perfect, so it’s important to get out there, whatever the weather!
You may have finely tuned your technique when playing on a dry course, but precision goes out of the window when it starts raining. The water creates more resistance on the ground, reducing the power of the impact as well as the momentum of the ball once it starts rolling.
If you are used to hitting an 8 iron on a particular hole, try packing a 7 iron just in case. You may find that you will have to use a club with greater range to reach the same distances, so by bringing a variety of clubs you can cover all bases. Wolfedale Golf Course has a well-stocked shop where you can buy golfing equipment for your next round.
Whether you hold one of our golf memberships or are a pay and play golfer, we have everything you need for your next round. Our Pro also offers individual and group golf lessons.
You do not want to be caught unawares in the middle of a rain storm, so remember to bring the essentials with you. If you have any of the following items, you will be well equipped to handle the wet weather:
Golf is an all weather sport, so you should prepare for any and all eventualities in order to complete your round with ease. Golfing equipment such as rain gloves can make a huge difference. During his golf lessons, Nic is happy to offer advice about playing in the rain, so sign up today. We offer a range of different golf memberships and pay and play golfers are always welcome to our golf course in the Weymouth area.