Golf membership members discover new strategy to take pleasure in Seaton course amid lockdown

East Devon News

Axe Cliff Golf Membership members affected by ‘no-golf blues’ have discovered a brand new strategy to take pleasure in their passion and Seaton greens amid the most recent coronavirus lockdown.

Former membership captain Ron Bragg, 72, has been retaining members entertained along with his aerial photographs of the Seaton-based golf course, taken along with his drone, named Topflight.

Ron, who joined the Axe Cliff Golf Membership in 1988, with temporary gaps in his membership when he moved to Cornwall, is a self-taught drone operator who took up the passion a yr in the past.

These birds-eye images of the course present the south west nook of the Axe River estuary, harbour, seashore and seafront, as much as Seaton Gap and the city.

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The birds-eye picture takes in views of the south west nook of the Axe River estuary and Seaton city.
Photograph: Ron Bragg.

Additionally proven, in a second picture, is the golf course in all its glory, and adjoining farmland.

David Bruce, Axe Cliff Golf Membership spokesman, thanked Mr Bragg, who was membership captain in 1988 and once more within the early Nineteen Nineties, for sharing his mid-air images.

Mr Bruce mentioned: “In his first image it reveals the attractive view we now have within the south west nook of the Axe River estuary, the harbour, the seashore and esplanade as much as Seaton Gap and, in fact, scenic Seaton city.

“You by no means tire of those views when you find yourself enjoying even if you’re not having recreation.”

Mr Bruce added: “The superb second image reveals almost all of the course adjoining the cultivated farmland. Actually, you’ve all of the again 9, so far as I can inform, alongside the Jurassic Coast.”

On the foot of the {photograph} is the membership workshop and equipment constructing.


The aerial picture reveals virtually all the golf course at Seaton.
Photograph: Ron Bragg.

“I’ve all the time thought that might make an exquisite new clubhouse with its beautiful views if the course was ever re-designed,” mentioned Mr Bruce.

The highest proper quarter of the picture reveals a glimpse of 18th inexperienced surrounded by bushes, which Mr Bruce referred to as ‘one of many most interesting ending holes within the South West’.

He mentioned: “The course is so inexperienced after the current rain and our employees are taking care of it so effectively it is going to be a pleasure once we return.”

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