An Odd Pair: Golf and Yoga

There are people that take up golf and you have people who take up yoga. These two activities and types of people are thought to be on opposite spectrums of the sports and fitness world. However, if you really think about it, golf and yoga have more in common than what might first come to…

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…

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…

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…

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 affect the average golfer? If you’ve ever wondered how you stack…

The First Golf Course in the United States

When we think of historic golf courses, 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 United States, you probably imagine Amen Corner in Augusta, or perhaps Pinehurst in North Carolina. These are established iconic American golf courses,…

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…

4 Popular Golf Management Companies

Choosing from the long list of 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…

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 sandpits. 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…

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 Tour 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…