Golf Course Management

Playing a good round of golf comes with a lot of good golf course management. Sure it is great to know how to have a great golf swing, but if you haven’t got course management, then you haven’t got a game plan. Have you ever noticed a professional golfer standing beside their caddie in a discussion about the next golf shot at hand? You can rest assured that they were not talking about Larry King live, unless he was in the pro-am the day before and he was leading the tournament. They are discussing the previous results and golf placement on where they hit their golf shot the prior hole before in the practice round or regulation round. Course management …

Golf Clubs and Golf Wedges

It was during 1980 that the golf clubs started gaining popularity. As more and more people were attracted towards golf clubs, this aspect led to improvements of golf club construction and design. The basic improvements were made in the following aspects. • Making the ball to go straighter and making the golf club to compensate for swing error. This is known as forgiveness in golf terminology. • Enable the golf ball to move further and property of hard hitting of the golf club. This is termed as distance. The basic principle of the golf is “hit farther and straighter’. Perimeter weighing, designing the golf club with low center of gravity and large sweet spot are the basic criteria of a …

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 Basics – Check Your Grip

First things first; if you’re going to take up learning the game of golf, the first thing that you actually and literally come in contact with is your golf club. So it seems only logical that we start with the grip. Understanding and establishing a proper grip is your first step. The grip sets the tone for all else to come. A good grip allows you to swing your club with control during full swings with maximum speed. It allows for you to bring the clubface squarely through the impact zone, and determines how much you club face rotation you get. You’ll want to find a grip pressure that allows you to deliver enough force to the ball without the …

Golf Basics – Build Your Foundation First

More and more people every year get bitten by the golf bug. Golf’s popularity continues to rise year after year. With more and more people becoming interested in golf, more and more people are taking their first steps in wanting to learn how to play the game. And the great thing is – it is people of all age groups, genders, race and social strata. I have really been enjoying working with every type of golfer. The first aspect of the game of golf that I talk with about a person or group of people that are just beginning to take up the game is that learning to play golf is going to take some time and much patience. In …

Golf Basics – One Golf Grip At A Time

I would like to focus the jest of this article on the basis of the golf swing… the grip. With spring in the air and golf on our minds let’s get this year off to a good start by not overlooking the basics. Unquestionably the biggest mistake I see in people’s golf swing isn’t in their golf swing itself. Nope. Not at all. More often than not the mistakes happen before the swing even begins. The first mistake is made in how the golfer holds the golf club. After that the next mistake usually comes in with how they stand up to the ball. Poor posture. Then after having two strikes against them, they then finish the job of making …

Golf Balls That Match Your Skills

Any golfer knows the role of the golf balls in their plays. No matter how good a golfer is, if he is without golf balls then his skills have no value. Every golfer knows these facts. This is why golf balls had become the primary commodities among golfers. There is no general way to determine which golf ball is best for individual players. This factor is almost entirely dependent on the golfer’s own preference, what he may do with the ball and how much will his pockets allow him. For some, a single brand of golf ball says it all. They would stick to them for as long as they would want and most would never play if not playing …

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 Club Grip Instruction: Get A Grip!

Most of what makes or breaks a shot happens before the swing. One of the keys to unlocking your golfing potential is making sure that you have a good, tight grip on the club. A little instruction can go a long way in improving your grip. Think of it this way: the only part of your body that touches the golf club is your hands. This is why your grip is so important. If you’re slicing, chances are you have a grip problem. You have to keep a strong grip, but not too strong. An instructor can show you how to do this; you have to give it about 50% of your strength. This is intuitive, of course. How much …

Golf Club Buying Guide – The Essentials

If you are fairly new to the game, or just new to actually going out and purchasing a club on your own, read through our quick golf club buying guide. It is sure to set you straight on what you need to know about buying the perfect golf club for your needs. What kind of golf clubs do you have to choose from? First, let’s take a look at the types of golf clubs that make up a set. Typically, a golfer carries fourteen or fewer clubs in his or her bag. The four basic types of these golf clubs are Woods, Irons, Wedges, and Putters. Another popular type of golf club nowadays is the Hybrid club. The Hybrid club …