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Golfing on a Budget

Golfing on a Budget

Posted on 20 Oct 2015 / 0 Comment


It’s well known that golfing can be an expensive hobby. Between the cost of clubs and equipment, greens fees and memberships, you’re bound to pay a pretty penny for your time on the course. But, there are ways to play the game and still be frugal. So, if you’re golfing on a budget, here are […]

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Play the Golf Course on the Driving Range

Play the Golf Course on the Driving Range

Posted on 16 Sep 2015 / 0 Comment


Struggling to take your driving range swing to the golf course? It’s a common complaint among golfers. “But I hit it so great on the range. Why can’t I do that on the course?” Sound familiar? Swings on the range and play on the course are 2 very different things. On the course, you’re not […]

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Don’t Change your Warm-up Routine for an Event

Don’t Change your Warm-up Routine for an Event

Posted on 20 Jan 2015 / 0 Comment


How much do you warm-up before a casual round of golf? How much do you warm-up before a tournament? The answer to these two questions should be exactly the same. Some people make the mistake of showing up early to a tournament or event to get in extra practice. Extra swings are fine, if this […]

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Golf as a Workout

Golf as a Workout

Posted on 10 Jan 2015 / 0 Comment


Golf’s reputation for being a sport lacking in physical fitness is not necessarily true. In fact, golf can be a great workout, if you let it be. When you ditch the cart, beer and typical course vices – like smoking or dipping – golf can be beneficial to your health. If someone with an average […]

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GPS or Laser

GPS or Laser

Posted on 20 Dec 2014 / 0 Comment


When it comes to finding your yardages, marking off the ball using on-course yardage markers is time consuming and, often, inaccurate. Plus, with today’s yardage technology, why would you? The technology on the market today – golf GPS systems and laser rangefinders – are great options for determining your yardages, but both have advantages and […]

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Practice Frequently, Not Longer

Practice Frequently, Not Longer

Posted on 10 Dec 2014 / 0 Comment


Practice makes perfect, right? Well, not if you’re doing it wrong. To improve your golf game, it’s important to take time to work on problem areas, master what you’re already good at and retain what you’ve learned. But, it’s how you go about your practice – in this case the duration and frequency – that […]

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Stableford Rules

Stableford Rules

Posted on 01 Dec 2014 / 0 Comment


The Stableford System, developed by Dr. Frank Barney Gorton Stableford in 1931, is a scoring system in which the final score is not the stroke total, but the total points earned for scores on each individual hole.  Unlike traditional golf scoring methods, the objective is to have the highest score. The number of points awarded on […]

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Stay Safe in the Heat

Stay Safe in the Heat

Posted on 10 Nov 2014 / 0 Comment


Playing in the heat can effect your golf game and, even worse, your health.  But, as long as you’re prepared, you can still have fun out there, while staying safe from the heat, too. Here are some tips for when your golf game coincides with a heat wave: It is recommended to drink 16 ounces of […]

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Hitting off of Hardpan

Hitting off of Hardpan

Posted on 01 Nov 2014 / 0 Comment


Hitting from hardpan can go wrong in a hurry if you don’t know what you’re doing. Hardpan is usually a flat, hard, dried out area with little or no turf. It’s typically found in low irrigation areas or places where golf carts are often used. Hitting from hardpan requires a certain type of shot. Since […]

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Playing From the Rough

Playing From the Rough

Posted on 20 Oct 2014 / 0 Comment


We all find ourselves in the rough from time to time, so it’s important to make the right decisions on club selection, grip and stance in order to minimize the damage for that hole and your overall score. In the rough, you’re usually dealing with thick, long and sometimes damp grass.  This affects club head speed […]

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