To calculate the speed of a players downswing, multiply the speed of his backswing by his handicap; ie. Backswing 20mph, handicap 15, downswing = 300mph.
Chapman Golf Club Practise Range underwent a major redevelopment in 2009 and reopened to members and non-members early in February 2010. The Range is managed by Stu Stovold and Cath Riley. It is the best practise facility in the country and it’s the perfect place to practise.
The facilities include:
Main Range with raised teeing ground and purpose built target greens.
Short Range with target greens up to 100m.
Practise chipping green, practise bunker and bunker green
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 7am to 8pm.
Wednesday and Sunday from 7am to 6pm (5.30pm in winter)
Saturday 6.30am to 6pm (5.30pm in winter)
The Range also offers:-
Top quality balls at reasonable ball hire rates.
Individual and group lessons
Chapman members receive 20% discount when using their Chapman swipe cards.
Range membership available
Mondays are 50 + day – players over the age of 50 will receive balls at a reduced rate.