Golf Stretches | Enjoy A Pain-free Game!

We all grow by stretching and just like any other aspect of your life, a little stretching can literally grow your golf game to your next level of excellence. Unless you’re a circus performer, or your name is Jimmy Olson, it’s highly-unlikely that you enjoy “elastic-lad” flexibility in your body. And yet, flexibility is key to increasing your range of motion and your enjoyment of pain-free performance in your golf. Here are a few simple stretches that will bring a whole new fluidity to your game. Stretch as You Go – With the repeated motions of our game you often don’t notice those little tensions creep into our body until you are reaching for the aspirin. Stretching as you go …

Golf Strength Exercises…Can You Benefit From Them

Golf strength exercises are a must for any golfer wanting to improve power output; decrease injury; improve accuracy and consistency, and slow the effects of the aging process for senior golfers. There is more and more information coming out about golf strength exercises, but some of it is a bit misleading. What constitutes golf strength exercises? And what are the benefits of doing them once you recognize the difference between golf strength exercises and ‘general’ fitness exercises? First off…a sport specific approach is needed. In analyzing the physical requirements of the golf swing, we know several things right up front. It takes place on your feet. You are in a very dynamic and athletic body position (golf posture). You maintain …

Golf Sponsorship

Contrary to what many people may believe, golf is a sport. It may be slow-paced and easy-going as compared to other bone-crushing and fast-paced games such as cricket, tennis, soccer etc. Two important requisites for golf are patience and practice. Many believe, golf is a game that can be appreciate by only the truly gifted people and ones that are enlightened enough to understand it. So if you consider yourself one of the above then you will realize that you will need a strong mind and a healthy and fit body. Needless to say, as a budding professional golfer, you will require to practice as much as possible with the aim to improve your game and lower your handicap. This …

Golf Specific Fitness Is Underrated

Golf specific fitness is mainstream on tour! There is no way around it! To play your best, you’ve got to be in better golf shape! Golf is physical…and requires both dynamic strength and flexibility. Gone are the days of the 19th hole! That’s if you want to be top dog in your foursome. Instead of going to the 19th hole after your round, why not do some cool down stretches so you’re ready for the next round? I’m not saying you have to be a fanatic, but just realize there is a definite “physical component” to optimal golf performance. The demand on the body to swing a club at upwards of 100 mph and stay in your golf posture is …

Golf Specific Core Exercises Improve Your Drive Distance

What if I could give you three important exercises for golf and you were able to hit the ball further than you’ve ever hit it before? What if these exercises could be performed with a minimal investment of time and required no equipment. How about if I made it so simple and convenient you could simply perform them in the evening in the comfort of your own living space? What are you waiting for…let’s get started. The golf swing starts with core stability, then adds in the elements of strength, flexibility, balance and coordination. Core conditioning is very important for a golfer because all movements in the upper and lower body are tied together, supported, and coordinated by your core. …

Golf Solitaire Strategy Guide

Golf Solitaire (Sometimes also referred to as Forty Thieves) is a fun solitaire game, requiring great anticipation, and a good degree of luck. Whilst it is not possible to win every game, there are certain strategies you can use to greatly increase your chances of winning Golf Solitaire, and this article will go into some of them. The more important thing to realize with Golf Solitaire is that Kings and Aces are special. Every other card in the deck can be removed onto cards ranked directly above or below the card. For example, a 5 can be removed onto a 4 or a 6. But Aces and Kings are different. An Ace can only be removed onto a Two, and …

Golf Slice Cure

Tee to Tree – The dreaded slice has ruined the attitudes of countless golfers for decades. Although your tee shot may seem ok at first, it starts to curve to the right and becomes hopelessly lost in a frightful collection of looming trees and crackling branches. This is the most common problem for golfers. Les problems – It happens because of two basic problems. First, the angle of the club’s face is not right upon impact. Second, the path of the club is wrong as you swing down through the ball. There are various reasons that the angle of the clubface can be off and other reasons for a poor swing path. Diagnosing these two problems is the first step …

Golf Exercise And Fitness… And Why You Can No Longer Ingnore It

No golfer can afford to ignore golf exercise and fitness programs which have become part and parcel of the modern golf game. There are actually several reasons why it is good idea to pay attention to golf exercise and fitness. The era of golf exercise and fitness, as well as golf-specific conditioning programs were ushered in by golfers like Tiger Woods and Annika Sorendstam for the women. Never before had the world witnessed such physically fit professional golfers who were involved in regular exercise programs and who played the game while in superior physical condition. Admittedly this new breed of golfers went against the grain. For years the game of golf has been viewed as a luxurious leisure sport where …

Golf Equipment, Is Your Equipment Compatible With Your Game?

If you are looking for information pertaining to Callaway golf clubs, golf club components, golf club clones or any other brand or form of golf equipment, you will find it very helpful to read on. Nowadays, there are many factors to consider when trying to find the ideal golf equipment for you. Whether it is a driver, fairway woods, irons, golf bags, golf balls or any other golf equipment accessory, we all have different preferences and needs. Every person is unique, and every swing is different from player to player. For instance, a golfer with a fast swing will achieve better results with a stiffer shaft as opposed to a softer shaft. The problem that many people encounter when shopping …