Novice BATUK golfers swing by skills day

BATUK golf day
The BATUK golf novices enjoyed a day on the course. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

At the end of last month, novice golfers from the British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK) were given the opportunity to hone their swing on a bespoke skills day.

Organised by Staff Sergeant (SSgt) Rob Humphreys, novices from the BATUK Golf Society joined together on Friday April 26, with the aim of enhancing their skills to enable them to play more competitively at the top-class clubs available in Kenya.

BATUK golf day
One of the sessions taught the golf novices how to putt. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

4 different instructors ran the sessions with SSgt Humphreys delivering a presentation on Stableford Scoring 2019 rules as well as lessons on chipping, using different wedges and how to grip the golf club, Warrant officer class 2 (WO2) Wallace, SSgt Copper and Sergeant Makaza gave putting, driving and iron lessons respectively.

BATUK golf day
The BATUK golf novices try their hand at the sport. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

Altogether, 14 novice golfers ranging from temporary staff to spouses took part and according to BATUK, they will be employing their new skills at one of the many wonderful Kenyan courses in the near future. 

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