Scott’s Corner – Tips from a Golf Pro

Get golf product reviews and advice on how to improve your golf game from Scott Pickett, a golf professional in New Zealand for over 20 years.

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How a golf simulator can improve your game

A golf simulator is a key part of the overall approach to becoming a better golfer. It can provide data and analysis to help ensure you get the right Driver, Iron, Fairway or Hybrid to match your swing. But that’s not all it can do to help you improve your swing.
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Golf tips for beginner to elite

Easy to follow guidance on golf topics and how to become a better golfer.
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Will 2024 Be the Year of Distance? A Look at the Top 3 Golf Drivers to Hit Our Shelves

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The Best Driving Ranges on New Zealand’s North Island

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Swing in Style: Our Top Golf Drivers for Power and Precision

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    About Scott Pickett

    A left-handed golfer, Scott started his golfing journey at the Morrinsville Golf Club, eventually representing Waikato at both a junior and senior level.

    Early achievements include coming runner up in the Waikato Winter Stroke Play, winning the Waikato Stroke Play and winning Waikato’s ‘Golf Champion of Champions’ title, all in 2002.

    In 2003 Scott turned professional under the tutelage of Craig Carrington at the Lochiel Golf Club in Hamilton. Four and a half years later, Scott was appointed head professional at the Te Puke Golf Club in the Bay of Plenty. After a rewarding three-year tenure at Te Puke, Scott was on the move again - this time to New Zealand’s busiest club - the North Shore Golf Club.

    Scott worked as the club’s golf professional for nearly 5 years, before the call of the Bay saw him relocate to Tauranga in 2015, after purchasing the golf business located adjacent the Omanu Golf Club. He’s passionate about golf, outstanding customer service, and ensuring you have a great experience with Golf 360, both online and in-person.

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