Preparing for HSBC Women’s Champions with Lee Carrington

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Holly Jean, Beatrice Tan and Me at the Golf Clinic with Lee Carrington

28 January 2011, Singapore – Dressed in a full Taylormade adidas Golf outfit from head to toe, I was determined to rekindle with my golfing roots which I abandoned some 3 years ago.  Holly Jean, Beatrice Tan and myself were going to get a few hours of training from Lee Carrington, a member of the Australian Coaching Council and a fully accredited Level II Teaching Professional with the Australian LPGA. Lee has been coaching in Singapore since 1998.  Amongst the three of us, I am the only one who has played on the course.  So I couldn’t embarrass myself at Tanah Merah Country Club!!

HWC - Golf Clinic Set off to Range

Setting off to the driving range for our clinic

Lee taught us the basic theory of golf before some hands on.  We were given the hole-by-hole explanation as well as a map of the golf course and a score card.  She explained to us the basics and what to look out for on tournament day.

 

HWC - The 3 of us listening attentatively to Lee Carrington

The 3 of us listening attentatively to Lee Carrington

HWC - Lee Carrington

Lee Carrington in Action - Well at least for the Theory part.

Now to the more exciting action where we actually get to hold the clubs.  Here we were taught the different types of golf clubs as well as the very important grip.  Thank you Lee for the great tips.  You got my swing back in no time.

 

 

One thing’s for sure.  We were all having fun.

Wow, that was a far shot!!

"I better not miss the ball otherwise it'll be very embarassing!"

 

Watching my ball after my swing.

Looking pro eh!! 🙂

Smiles were spotted by Dennis who was photographing our session.  He took 500 over photos!!

Beatrice is having a lot of fun.

There's Holly grinning away! I think Lee just told her that she can be a pro one day?

Getting the grip correct! It feels just like Tennis!

The 3 stooges trying to hit the ball at the range.

HWC - The 3 Stooges Look satisfied after hitting the ball.

The 3 Stooges Look satisfied after hitting the ball.

Lee teaching us the basics of pitching

 

Lee teaches how to use the sand wedge to get the ball out of the sand bunker

Lee teaching us to read the green.

Everyone's listening and watching attentively.

Looks like we have enough time for the rest to learn some basic golf

Lee shows Dennis the correct grip

After the clinic, Lee brought us round garden course to give us a hole-by-hole explanation.  This is the course that the ladies will be competing for the HSBC Women’s Champions from 24 – 27 February 2011 as they vie for the US$1.4 million prize purse.  I am looking forward to watching the tournament and hopefully capturing some interesting photos.

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HWC Lee Carrington - Tanah Merah Garden Course Tour

Lee Carrington giving us a hole-by-hole Garden Course Tour

If you are looking for a coach to learn or improve your golf, you can email Lee Carrington at [email protected].

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Photos taken by Dennis Seow with the SONY ALPHA A33 DSLR Camera.

4 Comments

  1. it’s tailor-made…unless it’s on purpose?

  2. Love this post Adrian! Fond memories.. was such a fun day!

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