The first thing you must know is that each hole is different. There’s no way you can use every set of measurements for every hole on a golf course. Once you realize that, your job becomes easier and more difficult at the same time. It’s important to walk the course in its entirety so that you can get a feel for the layout. When you approach a hole for the first time, imagine what you would do to prepare to play it. What club would you use in each situation? Where are you aiming the ball [...]
Golf has historically been a game for men. It gave guys time away from significant others when they could hang out with other guys, smoke cigars and chase the ball all over the course. Over the past few years, golf has become a sport that is equally fun for women to play.
One of the reasons that more women are finding golf more enjoyable is the quality and accessibility of equipment. In the past, women’s golf equipment was simply smaller versions of [...]
Golf shoes are an important consideration when outfitting for the game. It is important to have a comfortable pair of shoes that fit well and provide proper function.
If you are taking up golf to improve your fitness and plan to walk the course, consider golf shoes that provide proper support similar to that of an athletic shoe. There are a variety of these shoes available that look nearly identical to running shoes or walking shoes.
If your plans are to ride in the golf cart, there are several styles [...]
Every golf club is very good in its own right. That is the first thing to remember. There is no way for someone to definitively say that woods are better than irons or irons are better than woods. Whoever says one or the other is giving you the wrong advice. However, it is important to say that your style of play will really determine the club you will like to use more often. That is because the way to hit effectively with woods and irons is different. [...]
When golfers consider buying a new set of clubs, one of the first things they look at is the shaft. Most golfers, especially men, believe that they need to buy clubs with steel shafts with a stiff flex rating. Not only should most amateurs use a regular flex, but they should also look tryout clubs with graphite shafts. Golfers will find there are several advantages to using a graphite shaft.
Golf clubs with graphite shafts are an excellent option that golfers have today. In previous years, graphite shafts really [...]
Children who play golf at an early age are more likely to fall in love with the sport after playing it for years. If your child is showing interest in the sport, then parents should invest in a quality pair of clubs. The set of golf clubs will need to match the skill level and height, which allows for enjoyment of the game and ease of play.
The best golf clubs are those designed for children. Some parents will take old adult clubs and shorten them to a child-s length. However, this is not a good idea [...]
If you’ve become more of an armchair golfer than a weekend warrior, always watching tournaments on your direc tv and not getting out there yourself, we’ve got some news for you! You can’t get better in your living room so get out there and start slowly with some tips from us
Hit the Driving Range – To make sure your swing is in tact (or getting better) get out to a [...]
Improving your golf swing is something which all players strive for – both professional and amateur players alike. When working out at the gym, there are many strength training and calisthetic exercise training, as well as cardio, which will help to improve both your overall golf game (your endurance and stamina), as well as your overal golf swing.
When working out at the gym in an attempt to improve your golf swing there are a variety of exercises, and strength [...]
Whether you are a scratch golfer or a weekend duffer, you can always appreciate the wacky and ingenious gadgets that the golf community has to offer. We have come up with a list of the top ten gadgets, without which you simply can’t keep golfing.
1. Remote Control Golf Caddy
Never again must you carry your clubs or tug a pull-cart around. Simply push the button and your caddy follows.
Stop worrying about distances. These handy devices tell you exactly how far the flag is.
3. Golf Ball Retriever
Five brief and easy tips to cut the odd shot or two off you card.
1- Driving-know your limitations! Unless you consistently hit the fairway with your largest club, using a smaller wood, or even a long iron off the tee will keep you in play from the off.
2- Long Irons- don’t use the same swing as you would for mid or short irons. Long irons are designed to work with a flatter swing plane to propel the ball forward with a lower trajectory.
3- Sand Play- always focus on the spot of sand [...]