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 …

Golf Accessories In The Form Of Eyewear

If you’re going to be hitting the golf course and enjoying yourself out in nature, you will probably be loaded up with quite a few pieces of golf equipment and accessories. Having useful golf accessories will always be a very helpful part of the sport, as long as you don’t overlook any of the necessary components. Out there in the sun for so long, many people find themselves wishing they had brought their sunglasses along. If you bring good sunglasses along, you will be glad that you included this invaluable golf accessory. There are many benefits to having sunglasses with you at all time, from game benefits to health benefits. Read on to find out about some of the reasons …

Golfing Shoes Found While Golf Product Shopping

It’s always curious to wonder how golfers can walk down the fairways and putting courses of golf courses and never seem to tire. Some people say it is the golf shoes that they wear, and others say it is because of the golf bags they have that are mounted on wheels. Perhaps the golfing shoes found while golf product shopping had a lot to do with, but I believe it is because they just want to get a good suntan. There are footwear styles available in junior’s shoes, men’s shoes, women’s shoes accented by all types of spikes and shoes accessories. The junior’s shoes are styled in the latest sports shoe by makes like Adidas, and give these young people …

Golf Course Equipment That Lasts: Using Repower Kits on Small Engines

Golf course managers have the difficult responsibility of keeping their fleet of golf carts, course mowers, trucksters and sand haulers running smoothly year to year. As these items experience wear and tear it is important that they be maintained so that they last as long as possible. Funding is not always available to replace bad equipment at a moments notice. Extending the life of your equipment is possible through proper oiling, electrical testing and cleaning. When major problems start to occur in areas like engine performance, it is not necessary to feel that the cart or mower is done for. Repowering the engine using a rebuild kit is an economical solution for extending the usability of equipment for several more …

Golf Fitness Helps Generate More Speed In Your Swing!

The golfing industry speaks about clubhead speed constantly. We see advertised in the golf magazines all the time. We hear about it on the Golf Channel endlessly Clubhead speed is more a result of what you do with the golf club than an entity of its own. A driver is not going to generate clubhead speed on its’ own! Someone has to swing it! Clubhead speed is contingent upon swing speed. Swing speed is directly related to the person swinging the golf club. So the question to really ask is: How Do I Develop Huge Gains in My Swing Speed? Another term directly related to swing speed and clubhead speed is power. More Power = More Swing Speed = More …

Golf Balls: What Type Should You Buy?

Have you ever walked into your local golf store or a nearby Dick’s Sporting Goods store to get some golf balls? It may seem like the easiest task at hand as you walk from your car, through the parking lot, and into the store. You’re just there to pick up some good old golf balls for your game later that evening. You pass a nice looking golf shirt, some golf shoes, and then you see them. You stop dead in your tracks. The shelves… upon shelves… upon shelves of golf balls seem to stare blankly at you. And they all seem to be screaming at the same time: Long distance, More spin, More control, Hi-spin, Raw distance fusion. Raw distance …

Golf Balls –- The Science Behind The Dimples

The dynamics behind the flight of the golf ball offers a fascinating insight into the physical interworkings of air pressure, turbulence, and aerodynamics. When golf was first played in Scotland, most players played using clumsy golf apparatus, with the first golf clubs and golf balls made of wood. In 1618 the “Featherie” was introduced. It was a golf ball made of feather. This feather golf ball was handcrafted from goose feathers tightly pressed into a horse or cowhide sphere while still wet. After drying, the leather shrank and the feathers expanded, creating a hardened golf ball. As this type of golf ball was specially handcrafted, it was usually more expensive than golf clubs, so that only a few privileged people …

Golf Ball Reviews-How To Find The Best Golf Ball To Improve Your Game

Finding good golf ball reviews is essential to finding the best golf balls for your game. Very simply, without playing the best ball possible, you will never achieve your full potential with your golf game. Here are some important tips and information to help you to find the best golf balls for your game. First of all, keep in mind that there are many different golf ball manufactures today. Of course, they all claim that their balls of the best, and are also the longest and straightest. Therefore, how do you know which ones are really the best for your game? Reading good and unbiased golf ball reviews. Fortunately for you, there are many of these online today, and finding …

Golf Ball Retriever: The Tool for Every Golfer

A golf ball retriever is a tool that every golfer should have to eliminate the need to bend and stoop to locate your ball. While a golf ball retriever is actually very simple, it is a tool that can make your golf game much more fun, much easier, cleaner, and simply more enjoyable. When those that are new to golfing hear of such a contraption they tend to snicker and wonder why in the world they would ever need a ball retriever. After just a few games most golfers have a new understanding and appreciation for the golf ball retriever. A golf ball retriever is just that, it retrieves balls so that the golfer does not have to go into …

Golf Bags: What To Choose

Your golf bag is a piece of golf accessory that allows you to carry all your other equipment with you such as the clubs, tees, markers, and perhaps an umbrella or towel. This piece of equipment doesn’t necessarily have direct effects on your game but may have great influence on your overall game, comfort and fatigue level. There are two major things that may affect your choice of golf bag- the gears that you will put into the bag and the way you will carry the bag. Are you making use of a caddie or a golf cart? To these, there are basically three kinds of golf bags: the staff bag or the tour bag the travel or carry bag …