Golf

Golf Handicap Scores: It's Time to be Realistic

Walk around any golf clubhouse and you will hear players lamenting their handicaps. No matter if they play once a week or every day, most golfers want to improve their handicap scores. It isn’t often that golfers return from an 18-hole round of golf and are satisfied if they shot three of four strokes higher […]

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The Professional Tournament Ken Martin would Most Like to Play

Ken Martin, PGA, Keiser University College of Golf Professor The tournament I would most like to play is The Open Championship. Having had the opportunity to attend the 2002 Open at Muirfield as a coach, and the 2005 Open at St. Andrews as a coach/caddy, the aura of Scottish links golf has left a lasting […]

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What Golf Gifts Should Be on Your Holiday Wish List?

It is nearly that time of year again. That time when all those good little golfers get something under the tree or in their stockings, or for other gift exchanges. Yes, the weather might be a bit too frightful to wander out onto the golf course in some areas; but there are still great golf […]

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Who Holds the Lowest Score at the Top Golf Courses in the World? [Infographic]

A recent tournament at Pebble Beach saw Texas Tech University golfer Hurly Long set a course record of 61. His win got us thinking about the lowest scores to be shot on the PGA Tour and at some of its famed courses. TPC River Highlands Golf Club – Jim Furyk not only holds the course […]

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7 Ridiculous PGA Moments in 2017 [Infographic]

The PGA Tour was filled with its usual great drives and stellar putts this year. But the tour also featured some ridiculous moments that won’t soon be forgotten. Let’s check out a few: Jordan Spieth was penalized for stopping Louis Oosthuizen’s putt on the 12th hole of a four-ball match at the Presidents Cup. Spieth’s […]

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Golf Jobs that Require a Bachelor's Degree

In the spring of 2017, it was reported that over 25 million people played golf at least once in the United States during the spring. That figure is proof to you don’t have to slave away at a job you hate. Rather, it means you can pursue the career you always wanted in golf. The […]

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5 PGA Players that can Win a Major Tournament in 2018

  The PGA Tour season is nearing its end and this year’s tour has thrown up plenty of golf surprises. The 2017 PGA majors have seen their fair share of shocks, and none were more breathtaking than Sergio Garcia’s playoff win at this year’s Masters. It was the Spaniard’s first ever major win after toiling […]

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What Type of Jobs can I get at a Golf Course? [Infographic]

Not everyone can be a PGA Tour player, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t an opportunity to earn a living from golf. There are a variety of jobs available at your local golf course that can keep you around the game you love. • Starter – As a starter, you maintain the tee times and […]

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How Good does Your Average Round Have to be to be a Professional Golfer?

Congratulations, you have just finished your golf degree, so, what’s next? You’ve already played plenty of amateur tournaments and won a variety of prizes. Now, you want to step up to the professional ranks and make some serious cash to live on as you continue your journey to the PGA Tour. So, how good does […]

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Are You too Old to Pursue a Golf Career?

Millions of people around the world dream of a golf career. What could be better than waking up every morning and spending your days on a beautiful golf course? Not much, really; but obtaining that golf career isn’t easy. It takes years of dedication to receive a PGA Tour card. Nearly all professional golfers began […]

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What are the Four PGA Major Golf Tournaments? [Infographic]

The PGA has four Major Golf Tournament events that take place during the season. The majors can make or break a player’s career. Each one holds an enormous amount of prestige, history and money that the other PGA Tour events don’t have. Win one of these four tournaments and you could be set for life […]

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How to Get Out of a Bunker

There is nothing like stretching out on the sand and catching some sun on a warm afternoon; unless you are doing it in a bunker on the eighth hole. Hitting your tee shot into a sand trap can be an infuriating experience, and one that prompts you to toss your driver down the fairway. We […]

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Top 10 Unwritten Golf Rules [Infographic]

Golf is a game of rules and traditions. From the clothes you wear to the number of clubs you can have in your golf bag during a tournament, there are many regulations that must be adhered to. There are also a number of unwritten golf rules that every golfer should know by heart. After a […]

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Highest Paid Professional Golf Caddies

Many people think of a golf career as being glamorous and filled with days of playing golf on some of the most beautiful courses in the world. Yes, the jet set life of being a well-paid golfer is a truly beautiful thing. But what if there was another way to make a good living and […]

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What is the Hardest Hole of Golf in the World? [Infographic]

The Extreme 19th at the Legend Safari and Golf Resort in South Africa is recognized by many as the hardest hole of golf in the world. This par 3 tees off from the top of Hangklip Mountain and sees golfers hitting toward a green located 1,300 feet below. One of the most unique aspects of […]

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