Handling Tee Box Pressure In Golf

If you’ve played golf for any length of time, you have undoubtedly encountered a situation or two which made you nervous. This phenomena is called ‘tee box pressure’, or TBP for short. Perhaps it’s happened when you were getting ready to hit your tee shot off #1 with a dozen people watching. Maybe it was when you were paired with the top golfer in your club championship. Whatever the situation, one thing is sure: every golfer will find themselves dealing with TBP sooner or later! WHY THE NERVES? What is it about golf that gets us feeling this way in the first place? After all, when you step onto the golf course, there usually aren’t any lives at stake. In …

Guidelines For Better Golf Games

You would normally hear novice golf players complain that golf is quite frustrating. This is because the game is rather difficult to play. Not because of the nature of the golf game itself but mainly because players need to achieve a certain level of mastery over the game. Golf is such that one needs to work for it. One really has to toil for it and most of the time, get frustrated along the course. This is almost natural and majority of golf players runs through such circumstances. However, once the difficult part of training is done, the comforts of playing the game are incomparable. Golf gives the satisfaction that may not be found in other sports. This often comes …

Need Some Time Out: Get A Golf Vacation

Sometime along your golf games, it might have entered your mind to bark on a golf vacation but have never got started with it. To help you realize your golf vacation plans, here are some guidelines you can use: To start with, see if you can fit in your golf vacation with your schedule. By setting the right schedule, everything will follow Once you are totally decided to pack your things up, the next thing you should consider is your budget. From here on, you can have the liberty of selecting the right vacation that is right for you. Researching for the golf package that will suit you is essential. It is best to seek the assistance of a travel …

National Golf Tournaments for Competitive Recreational Golfers

Whether you’re an avid novice or a seasoned player, the chances are good that you’ve wished for the opportunity to compete in a golf tournament. It’s great to watch the PGA Tour on television, but nothing is more satisfying than entering and playing in golf competitions yourself. Unfortunately, while golf events are routinely held at private courses and country clubs, most golfers who play on public courses don’t get the opportunity to participate. Even if they do, they don’t have the chance to compete against golfers from around the nation. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, then, that the Internet is filling the gap and making it possible for golfers of all ability levels to compete on a national level. …

Nancy Lopez Golf Clubs- Great Choices For Women Golfers

Until recently it was “one size fits all” for women golfers. Since most major golf club companies had less than 10% of their sales in ladies golf clubs, they offered women few if any choices in club length, shaft flex, swing weight, etc. LPGA Hall of Famer Nancy Lopez has come to the rescue with an excellent product line for women golfers. Club Fitting for Women The company offers at least a basic level of on-line club fitting, which is far better than nothing. They have several lines of clubs, and through some general questions about how often a woman plays golf, and in general how athletic she is, a particular line of clubs is suggested. From there grip size …

My Golfing Life As A Hooker!

Here’s my warning to all wannabe golfer’s, if you start on this sorry path, and do nothing to stop it, you will lead a life of pain and anguish. All my golfing life I’ve been a hooker! How or why it started I don’t know. I never wanted it to happen, it just did. When I first started hooking, it was not every shot. It just sort of creeps up on you, over days, weeks, even months, and gets gradually worse, until nearly every shot is hanging left. And I don’t mean just a little bit left, these 90 degree plus benders would make a circle look tame. Finally, it got so bad, I was spending so much time in …

Mixing Tradition And Development At The Ballybunion Golf Club – The Old Course

When it comes to the ideal golf vacation spots in Ireland, the Southwest area is riddled with amazing golf courses filled with great links and stunning views. In these parts you will see Ireland’s most sought after golf course all eager to line up for some tee time, the Ballybunion Golf Club, particularly its old course. Many popular names in the world of golf have experienced the wondrous allure of Ballybunion and have continually used it as a warm up course to unwind and relax before The Open. Names like Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo, Tiger Woods and Tom Watson has registered in its log book and has provided great reviews and comments to this wondrous and mesmerizing Irish golf vacation …

Minnesota Golf Courses:Dacotah Ridge

Minnesota golf courses come in many varieties, from 9-hole mom and pop operations to 54-hole resort complexes. We have been discussing golf vacation destinations in Minnesota during this series of articles. Today we will highlight Dacotah Ridge in Morton, Minnesota. Dacotah Ridge is located approximately 110 miles southwest of the Twin Cities. From other regional centers it would be approximately 235 miles from La Crosse, Wisconsin, 310 miles from Des Moines, Iowa or 144 miles from Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Dacotah Ridge is an enterprise of The Lower Sioux Indian Community. Native American run casinos have been in operation in the United States for the better part of twenty years and over the past ten years some of these facilities …

Golfing : We Owe It All To Trees And Golf Balls

Golf clubs have come a long way from the earliest days when roughly hewn branches many have used to knock around stones or wooden balls. You may have found, to your dismay that your young son practicing the same trick with rocks and stones, only with your new high tech, very expensive set of golf clubs. Early golf clubs were almost certainly made entirely of wood with the club head and shaft being made of different types, glued together a bound in twine. Hazel and ash were used for the shaft wile apple, beech; blackthorn and pear were popular for the head of the golf club, whether it was used for driving fairway or approach play. These clubs were satisfactory …

Golfing in St. Thomas

Each year, a large number of individuals decide to take a summer vacation. A large percentage of those individuals are golfers. If you are interested in vacationing in St. Thomas, you can an unlimited number of activities to participate in. Just one of the many activities that you can find on the island is golfing. Golf courses and golf resorts are located all around the world. Since golf courses and resorts can be found just about anywhere, you may be wondering why you should vacation in St. Thomas. Honestly, there are a number of answers to that question. Perhaps the best answer is because of the climate. St. Thomas is located in the Virgin Islands. The Caribbean weather makes St. …