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 consistently vibrant turf 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 playing…

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 flaws in your swing that cause…

Student is One Step Closer to a Career in Golf Thanks to Keiser University and The First Tee of the Palm Beaches Scholarship Program

  Palm Beach County student Amber Steele is one step closer to a career in golf thanks to a full-tuition scholarship offered by Keiser University and The First Tee of the Palm Beaches. After becoming fascinated with the sport and the camaraderie it offered from watching her father play as a child, the Loxahatchee, Florida…

What Golf Gear is Best for Beginners?

Golf does require some equipment to get started, and luckily there are some courses that will accommodate those who don’t own golf equipment with rental services that provide the needed golf gear to get out on the course. There are constantly new, innovative equipment items out there made to get more distance in your drive…

How is Golf Course Par Determined?

Golf Course Par Par is an interesting thing to contemplate. It’s a goal 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 the ball from the tee to the hole….

Common Golf Vocabulary

Those who make it a habit of playing 18 holes of golf 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 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 all players receive proper respect on the…

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…

5 Golf Tips for Beginners [Infographic]

Golf is a great sport as we all know and a large number of new players discover it each year. New golfers do face a lengthy learning period when it comes to the sport and the etiquette that surrounds it. A faux pas cannot only make you look bad, but it can cause issues with…