Author Archives: Gary Phipps

Part 5 – Golf Tactics and Options – Chris McWhirter

Anyone for tennis? I like to refer to a game of GC like a game of tennis. Throughout a game I score check in tennis terms. Each hoop becomes a player’s serve. If you are first to the hoop then … Continue reading

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AC and GC Representation Records

I have updated the AC and GC Representative records to include all players that have been chosen in National Teams and have played in World Championship Events. Once again, if you have any photos you would like included in these … Continue reading

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Around the Courts 10th January

This weekend saw Bunbury Central host of the State AC Men’s Open Singles. The weather was great and the courts were awesome. I would like to thank Peter Teede for all the work he did in managing the tournament (his … Continue reading

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Part 4 – Golf Croquet Tactics and Options – Chris McWhirter

Aggressive/Attacking and Defensive Play Many players think that the term aggressive play means hitting the ball hard. It certainly helps and looks impressive but is not always the case. In GC terms to be aggressive/attacking is simply to attack/score the … Continue reading

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Advantage GC 2022 Update

An update to playing Advantage GC has recently been posted on the World Croquet Federation. Croquetwest trialled it last year in the State GC Handicap Singles event and after conducting our own review, Match Committee determined that we should trial … Continue reading

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New Handicap Calculator

I found a link to this today on the World Croquet Federation website. https://chc.eu.pythonanywhere.com/ Created by Brian Wainman this online tool will work out how many bisques you should have in AC handicap, how many extra strokes in GC handicap … Continue reading

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GC Handicaps Update – 30th December 2021

Peter Hamilton has continued to work tirelessly throughout the year and has completed the final update for 2021. We thank him for his efforts. All GC handicaps can be found here.

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Part 3 – Golf Tactics and Options – Chris McWhirter

Have a Plan Every Shot has a Purpose – make every shot count. Every shot has to be part of an overall plan and purpose. Every shot has an ideal position… aim for it and execute. Don’t just “hit somewhere … Continue reading

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Feedback

I always enjoy a little bit of feedback and so was pleased when I received a message today. Normally on a Monday morning one of my first jobs is to set the hoops. Today was no exception and seeing there … Continue reading

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Part 2 – Golf Croquet Tactics and Options – Chris McWhirter

The Next Level – harder for you is also harder for the opponent The next level of GC is all about accuracy and pressure. The more proficient you become at roquets, clearances and hoop running, the better chance you have … Continue reading

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