Looking For A Job? Get Into A Professional Golf Career

Golfing is a great hobby for many people, the game being a relaxing one carried outdoors and offering low level physical stress. For those with a competitive nature, golf can be a veritable challenge, each individual course providing stimulation as the player tries to outwit the terrain or searches for that perfect swing. But golf has become more than a weekend hobby, with household names like Tiger Woods and Colin Montgomerie turning more and more people onto the sport. The collection of fans and would be hopefuls has propelled the golfing industry into a major player and the professional golf careers that come from the sport abound. To know just how many individual jobs are involved in running a golf …

Live The Dream As A Golf Instructor

Many golfers spend most of their workday just dreaming of the next time they can hit the course. As the faxes come in and the emails are sent out, the vision of that crisp grass and smooth green gets them through the day. Imagine not even having to fantasize about it while you were at work, because work entailed playing golf. That’s the daily life of a golf instructor. You don’t need to be a professional golfer with years of tournament experience to be a golf instructor. The caliber of instruction varies greatly and with enough practice and a lot of dedication you could begin living your dream. Golf is becoming one of the most popular sports in the world, …

Learning Good Golf Swing Mechanics

We all want to have more power in our golf swing. Want to see that ball go sailing off the tee straight down the fairway a couple of hundred yards. Now of course we’ve all also seen someone consistently do that at a course on Sunday afternoon, so effortlessly, just like the club was slicing through butter. What do these people with the perfect golf swing and a perfect drive every time have that we don’t have. Is it speed, strength, or a better driver? Chances are none of the above, what they have mastered is their golf swing mechanics. Of course a better driver made of the latest and greatest material will help add a few yards to your …

Learn To Putt And Keep Strokes In Your Bag

If you’re just learning or taking up the game of golf, here’s the one tip that will lower your scores faster than any other tip on golf – putting. That’s right. Putting. No putting isn’t the sexy thing to do around the practice tee. It’s doesn’t draw a crowd around you like bombing 300 yard drives does, but putting is where you can immediately shave strokes off your golf game. When I work with young people or anyone just taking up golf, I stress the importance of practicing and working on your game. I understand that it is only natural to want to go ‘hit’ the golf ball. It’s a great feeling to make solid contract on the ball and …

Know Your Equipment: Beat Your Opponent With The Right Stuff

For so many years now, golf equipment has definitely developed in terms of elegance and the right tactics. From golf balls to the more complex golf items, it has gradually become a complete big industry out there. Since its inception, back in the 15th century in Scotland, golf has intricately fabricated itself in the social market as the sport of the leaders and the privileged entrepreneurs. No wonder why most of the bosses and the managers find time to conduct tournaments and matches in spite of their busy schedules. In fact, in the United States, golf is informally acclaimed as the sport of the “business world”. There are many instances wherein most of the decisive moments of the board meetings …

Hottest Thing In Golf Employment Today – Being A Golf Teacher

If you want to get involved in the game of golf, there are several ways to do it. Most people love to play the game during their free time. Others, however, love golf enough to want to make a career out of it. While lots of people are able to make a living by hitting straight drives, sinking long pressure putts, and posting low scores in the clubhouse, not everyone is blessed with that type of talent. Still, you do not have to be extraordinarily talented to get involved in the golf industry. One of the most popular and most rewarding forms of golf employment is the job of being a golf teacher. By having a great understanding of the …

Hole-In-One Golf Gifts

“I get to play golf for a living,” says Tiger Woods with a toothy grin. “What more could you ask for?” Tiger Woods is golf’s most dashing young icons, and his success has generated renewed interest in golf and golfing all over the world. Golf continues to shed its stigma as a sport only the rich and the bored play. In fact, today, people of all walks of life are practicing their hooks and slices on over 32,000 golf courses throughout the world. In China, for example, the first golf course opened only in the 1980s, but now there are over 200 courses scattered throughout that country. Golf holidays and vacations are the hottest golf trend, allowing people to see …

Hold the Caddy!

In the course of your career as a golfer, whether professional, semi-professional or even on the amateur level you are sure to encounter other players who have a caddy and want one for yourself. But do you really need a caddy, or is this something that you can avoid? Many players choose to forgo a caddy, but others always insist upon having a caddy available whenever they play. The choice is ultimately yours, but in order to make the best decision possible you need to have as much information available as possible to help you decide effectively. While playing on a normal basis it is typically unnecessary to employ a caddy, however if you are playing on a professional or …

History Of Golf: Where Did It Originate?

You’re sitting in another boring college history class. As you open your mouth up wide to yawn, the instructor finishes telling the class what will be discussed today: The history of golf. Suddenly, you sit straight up in your chair at perfect attention. Your eyes are wide open, and your pen is poised over your paper to begin taking notes. Let’s begin. It all started out with a simple stick and a rock. Man took these two items and decided to create a way to entertain himself. After all, what else was there to do for fun before the 15th century that didn’t involve beheadings and fighting wars? Although the game of golf started out by man swinging a stick …

Hello From Orlando: Timacuan Golf And Country Club

On our last full day in Florida we had a chance to play another beautiful golf course, this one located about half an hour north of downtown Orlando in the community of Lake Mary. Timacuan Golf and Country Club was built in 1987 and was originally designed by a Ron Garl. In 1996 the course was renovated by architect Bobby Weed and today it is ranked in the top 14 in the state of Florida. Timacuan’s other accolades include having been chosen as one of the most golf-friendly courses for women by Golf for Women Magazine. Bobby Weed’s redesign encompassed many elements of the course and ensured that all players will have an enjoyable round of golf. Timacuan also features …