Driving Range Launch Weekend

HRH The Duke of York, KG opens Silvermere's new Driving Range

The Driving Range was officially opened by HRH The Duke of York, KG on Bank Holiday Monday 26th May 2014. Before cutting the ribbon he said:


  • I am really pleased that not only has this been done, but it has been delivered on time, to budget, and ready for occupation in record time. So congratulations I wish you all every continued success, and I hope that this is a fantastic local facility.
    HRH The Duke of York, KG
Trish Johnson & Becky BrewertonView full gallery

Trish Johnson & Becky Brewerton

The Ladies tour was represented by Solheim Cup veteran Trish Johnson and rising Welsh star Becky Brewerton, who gave a joint Short Game clinic on the new driving range, followed by an impromptu bunker masterclass from the redesigned short game area. 

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Thomas Bjorn

Thomas Bjorn interacted with young golfers by taking part in a Callaway Challenge which saw him compete against budding golfers from the audience by hitting balls over the Silvermere Lake. Bjorn signed fan autographs and posed for pictures, before heading to Silvermere’s New Driving Range which he described as a “pretty impressive building”.  

Francesco MolinariView full gallery

Francesco Molinari

Francesco Molinari held a clinic on the driving range and responded to questions from the audience, before heading to one of the new fitting studios to give a private lesson to a Silvermere competition winner.

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Paul Barrington

Trick shot show legend Paul Barrington wowed the audience with his skills. Speaking after the event he said; “Congratulations on opening your new 2 tier 52 bay driving range today - Best around by far!”

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Victor Dubuisson

Victor Dubuisson socialised with customers in the Golf Superstore, posing for pictures and signing autographs before joining the rest of the players and staff on the new driving range for the official opening.  

Multi-Brand FittingsView full gallery

Multi-Brand Fittings

A huge multi-brand golf equipment demo and fitting weekend took place across the whole Bank Holiday weekend.  All major brands including Ping, Titleist, Callaway, Cobra, Mizuno, Yonex, Cleveland and Nike were in attendance with their latest kit and fitting technology, plus TaylorMade and Wilson Tour trucks , so custom fitted clubs were made on the day.  


Some of Europe's top golf professionals took part in a range of activities throughout the day, hear what they had to say.
  • It was a great pleasure to be invited back to Silvermere to be part of the launch of their new driving range. Hosting my Golf Trick Show across the world, I have been lucky enough to visit many great golf courses with fantastic practice facilities and Silvermere definitely rates up there with the best! Whether you want to LEARN, IMPROVE or PLAY, Silvermere have it all and better still it’s in the UK! Congratulations to you all at Silvermere for continually driving golf forward!
    Paul Barrington
  • The new Planet FJ Shoe Studio at Silvermere is one of a kind. I think it's one of the best set ups I've seen since I've been on the road.
    James Monk, Footjoy
  • Congratulations on opening your new 2 tier 52 bay driving range today - Best around by far!
    Paul Barrington
  • Great morning (at Silvermere) with Thomas Bjorn and Victor Dubuisson opening the new driving range. Awesome facility!
    Becky Brewerton