Golf

How Are Golf Courses Ranked?

It doesn’t take a golf degree to appreciate a good course. Golf course rankings are published every year by popular golf magazines and websites. The oldest is Golf Digest’s biennial rankings of the greatest golf courses in America. Voted on by a group of golf experts, they have published this list since 1965. Golf Digest […]

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Golf Handicap Calculators

There are many reasons why you may need a golf handicap calculator. Perhaps you don’t play very often and a charity event has come up that you want to participate in, or you have a family reunion that you know will end up on the golf course. While you may dabble in the game here […]

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What Is The Average Golf Handicap?

It’s a question among golfers that allows you to instantly assess another’s golfing prowess. You may be particularly proud of your low handicap, or it may be something you mutter out ashamedly. However, how valuable a metric is the handicap, and how does it compare to the average golfer? If you’ve ever wondered how you […]

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The First Golf Course in the United States

When we think of historic golf courses on the east side of the Atlantic, we tend to gravitate more towards the ones with a lot of media pop. For example, if you were to think of classic links in the states, you probably imagine Amen Corner in Augusta, or perhaps Pinehurst in North Carolina. These […]

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Golf Training Aids For Beginners

If you’ve been looking to get to that next step on the golfing ladder, then you’ve more than likely checked out the huge range of golf training aids available. The sheer number of products can be overwhelming, and it can be difficult to decide what you actually need. Will a book or instructional DVD help […]

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A Brief History of Golf

The game of golf as we know it today can be attributed to the Scots, although there are records of several stick and ball games throughout history. As far back as the 13th century, the Dutch played a game where a leather ball was hit with the intention of reaching a target several hundred yards […]

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When You Should Consider Custom Golf Clubs

  So you’ve been playing golf for quite a while now, using the clubs you purchased off of a rack in the expanse of a big box sporting goods store. Your set might be a decent brand, or a cheaper knock-off, and you took them straight to the driving range to put a couple of […]

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Get A Kick Out Of These Hole-In-One Facts and Statistics [Infographic]

What are the chances you’ll make a hole-in-one? Check out this infographic to find out! Everyone knows about a hole-in-one – those ‘lucky’ shots that only take one swing. But how rare are they? Read on for some great facts and statistics about the most well-known shot in the game of golf! Knowing more about […]

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5 Popular Golf Management Companies

Choosing from the long list golf course management companies can be a confusing task. With so many companies that offer different, or the same services, it can be difficult to choose the right management company for your golf course. Today we will look at five of the biggest and most popular golf management companies out […]

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How Is A Golf Course Designed?

Seen by the amateur or non-lover of the sport, a golf course is merely a landscape filled with green grass, trees and sand pits. However, to a golfer, golf enthusiast  or club member, a golf course is a work of art. Golf course design involves the challenging patterning and precise location of sand, grass, hills and […]

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What Are The Best Amateur Golf Tournaments To Play In?

You have been golfing a while, your handicap is dropping, and you feel it’s time to take the next step in your amateur golf career. Since the PGA is not quite knocking on your door yet, the question to ask yourself is: Which amateur golf tournaments should you enter in order to up your game? […]

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What Is Golf Elbow?

Suffering from a sport-related injury is never fun. It’s not so much the pain that hurts but having to sit in the clubhouse rather than walking the course. Golf elbow is a very common sports injury, not only in golf but in other sports too. This injury affects golfers, tennis players, baseball pitchers, javelin throwers, and […]

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What Does A Career In Golf Course Management Entail?

Is a Career in Golf Course Management For You? Running a golf course is no easy task. It takes a lot of knowledge and time to get everything looking beautiful, as well as making sure all aspects are functional, and timed just right. With any management position, you have to be on your toes and […]

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5 Great Golf Careers

Finding the Golf Career That’s Right for You Golfing is generally thought of as a hobby, but many people have found a fulfilling career in this beloved sport. There are a broad range of golf career opportunities available in this day and age. The question you need to ask yourself is, which career in golf is […]

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What are Good Golf Swing Drills for a Beginner?

What’s in the Bag? If you are a beginning golfer, the first thing you want to make sure is that you’ve got the right size club length. Borrowing a friend’s golf clubs is not a great idea for long-term use. Visit a golf-club fitter or pro shop to ensure you get a proper fit for […]

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