Golf

Golf Rules: The Basics

The Rules of Golf Even those who are new to golf have a basic understanding of the game: Use clubs to hit a golf ball from the tee until the ball makes it to the cup, ideally in the fewest amount of strokes possible. Golf rules are established for fairness of play and etiquette, and […]

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What Does it Take to be a Professional Golfer?

So You Want to Start Your Professional Golf Career You’ve been playing golf for a while now, and you want to know what it will take to make a living of it. You’ve got a strong game and you easily beat your friends on the links, but what else do you need to take that […]

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3 Basic Types of Golf Grips

Having the right golf grip for your game is just one of the many aspects that must come together in order for you to become the best golfer you can be. A good golf grip will help with control and flight of the ball. Adjusting your grip can correct any flaws in your swing that […]

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My Wilkinson Cup Caddie Experience By Connie Rummel

As a student at the College of Golf, I was excited when the memo came around for volunteers to be caddies for a small LPGA charity event at none other than PGA National. I had heard stories about the guys caddying for the Honda Classic and was anxious for my opportunity. It was an up-before-the-crack-of-dawn […]

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What Golf Gear is Best for Beginners?

Golf does require some gear to get started, and luckily there are some courses that will accommodate those with no gear with rental services that provide the needed golf gear to get out on the course. There are constantly new, innovative pieces of gear out there made to get more distance in your drive or […]

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How is Golf Course Par Determined?

Golf Course Par Par, or Professional Average Result, is an interesting thing to contemplate. It’s the goal of the greens that all golfers strive to reach, a challenge to test their golfing acumen against the course. Simply stated, par is the number of strokes that it is believed an expert golfer would take to move […]

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Golf Etiquette: What You Need to Know

Golf is a respected sport the world over, viewed as a pastime with a sense of refinement and dignity not as evident in other sports. Regardless of how skilled a player you may be, or your social status off the fairway, the basics of golf etiquette assure that everyone receives proper respect on the course […]

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Common Golf Vocabulary

Those who make it a habit of playing 18 holes in their spare time are likely to hear a few terms and expressions that are not in common use outside the course. If you’re not too familiar with the lingo  and you want to be in the know, here’s an example of some golf vocabulary […]

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5 Golf Swing Basics

The best golfers make their swing look effortless. The economy of motion and smooth arc that great golfers put on display belie all the training and effort put into perfecting their swing. However, sometimes even the best golfers have to go back to the drawing board and relearn those initial golf swing basics all over […]

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Projected Changes in the Golf Industry [Infographic]

As a future golf professional, having a projection for the future of your industry is a must. Here are some projected changes in golf participation in the coming years, and what they can mean for you. Golfer Participation Expect the number of golfers to grow by about three million by 2020. A growth rate of […]

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How do Golf Courses Prepare for Severe Weather?

The presence of a lush, green turf is essential for the healthy appearance of a golf course. Even in an ideal climate, maintaining a consistently vibrant lawn can be challenging. Certain environmental conditions – including excessive cold and snow, dryness, heat, humidity, and rainfall – can add to the difficulties courses have in maintaining ideal […]

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Three Golf Tips for Beginners

When you decide to learn the game of golf, you are also getting involved in a game that prides itself on sportsmanship and an appreciation of nature. If there is one thing that new golfers must have plenty of, it is patience. It takes time to learn how to master the swing and send your […]

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Five Golf Fitness Myths

As a golfer, you understand the hard work and determination it takes to go from being a good golfer to a great one. It takes practice, precision, accuracy, and passion. However, a big part of playing the game and playing it well is your level of golf fitness. Many rumors swirling around may claim golf […]

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