fbpx
Driving range

From the Clubhouse: What would you put into club golf’s Room 101?

If there was one thing you could banish from your club forever, what would it be? The From the Clubhouse team argue about what they'd put in their personal Room 101
 

White belts? Iron headcovers? These things are a given. But what else do you really fear and despise on the golf course and what would you want to banish from your club forever?

In this week’s episode of From the Clubhouse, Tom Irwin and Steve Carroll get into their pet hates and argue for their inclusion in club golf’s Room 101.

But this is a tough school, as only with unanimous agreement will their selections gain entry.

What will we put in there? Will scabby range balls make the cut? What about Tom’s dodgy dislike of parkland tracks? What do we say about the eternal issue of fairway divots?

We’re sure you’ll nod your heads in agreement but also shake your fists in rage at some of our suggestions. So let’s get the discussion going.

What do you think? What would you put in your own personal club golf Room 101? Let us know with a tweet.

Steve Carroll

Steve Carroll

A journalist for 25 years, Steve has been immersed in club golf for almost as long. A former club captain, he has passed the Level 3 Rules of Golf exam with distinction having attended the R&A's prestigious Tournament Administrators and Referees Seminar.

Steve has officiated at a host of high-profile tournaments, including Open Regional Qualifying, PGA Fourball Championship, English Men's Senior Amateur, and the North of England Amateur Championship. In 2023, he made his international debut as part of the team that refereed England vs Switzerland U16 girls.

A part of NCG's Top 100s panel, Steve has a particular love of links golf and is frantically trying to restore his single-figure handicap. He currently floats at around 11.

Steve plays at Close House, in Newcastle, and York GC, where he is a member of the club's matches and competitions committee and referees the annual 36-hole scratch York Rose Bowl.

Having studied history at Newcastle University, he became a journalist having passed his NTCJ exams at Darlington College of Technology.

What's in Steve's bag: TaylorMade Stealth 2 driver, 3-wood, and hybrids; TaylorMade Stealth 2 irons; TaylorMade Hi-Toe, Ping ChipR, Sik Putter.

Latest Posts

who will win the open

The Open

Who will win The Open? An exciting weekend awaits Royal Troon…

By

Read full article about Who will win The Open? An exciting weekend awaits Royal Troon…
The Open Round 3 tee times

The Open

The Open round 3 tee times and pairings

By

Read full article about The Open round 3 tee times and pairings
Royal Troon 11th train

The Open

How Royal Troon’s 11th de-railed the stars…

By

Read full article about How Royal Troon’s 11th de-railed the stars…
Tiger Woods Open championship miss cut

The Open

Who has missed the cut at the 152nd Open Championship?

By

Read full article about Who has missed the cut at the 152nd Open Championship?
open championship scores today

The Open

50-over?! Could you beat the worst total score at The Open?

By

Read full article about 50-over?! Could you beat the worst total score at The Open?
the open tv leaderboard

The Open

One huge change to The Open leaderboards has sent fans into a frenzy…

By

Read full article about One huge change to The Open leaderboards has sent fans into a frenzy…
Michlifen Atlas Pro-Am, Michlifen Resort & Golf

Courses and Travel

Entries open for the Michlifen Atlas Pro-Am 2024

By

Read full article about Entries open for the Michlifen Atlas Pro-Am 2024
shane lowry ruling

Rules of Golf

Why couldn’t Shane Lowry play his second ball at The Open?

By

Read full article about Why couldn’t Shane Lowry play his second ball at The Open?
Shane Lowry Open ruling 11th

The Open

What on earth happened to Shane Lowry on the 11th at Royal Troon?

By

Read full article about What on earth happened to Shane Lowry on the 11th at Royal Troon?