6 Ways to Knock 10 Strokes Off Your Game

6 Ways To Knock 10 Strokes Off Your Golf Game

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When you watch someone playing golf on the TV they make it look so easy. How can they hit a ball so far and decide where it’s going to land? That must take an extraordinary amount of skill to achieve and I guess it’s why they are professionals. Even though you might not have dreams of following in their footsteps …

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Golf Slope Anyone?

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Aside from the usual bag of clubs, tees, balls, gloves and marking and repair tools, requisite needs on the golf course these days include other must-have items like the Orange Whip tempo trainer, plastic alignment rods, yardage books, rangefinders, your official Callaway Scorecard Holder (leatherette, please), a Ztech 16’ Silver Ball Retriever, and as a prophylactic   against bad vibes …

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How Different Golf Formats Work

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During the golf season we often find ourselves attending a few charitable, client, or “just for fun” outings.  In addition to the usual outing instructions (what holes are closest to the pin and which are longest drive), the outing’s format is always also stated. There are quite a few different variations of tournament formats (some with quite funny names) which can be …

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How to Compress a Golf Ball

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Chances are somewhere along the line you’ve heard a golf instructor talking about “compressing the ball.”  When you compress a golf ball, your club head drives through the ball on impact which ultimately traps the ball between the club face and the ground.  Doing this correctly will give you a more accurate ball flight over a longer distance, and will offer a …

Tips for Tuning Up Your Golf Game During the Off-season

Tips for Tuning Up Your Golf Game During the Off-season.

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As colder weather approaches a lot of golfers will soon be forced to put the clubs and go into hibernation for a few months until spring rolls back around.   Most of us die-hards will certainly be keeping the clubs in the trunk a bit longer and hanging on until the last patch of grass is covered in snow.  For those …

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Golf Terms Explained: What is a Golf Handicap?

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We’re often asked, “what’s your handicap?” before friendly competition.  We often know our number but few of us fully understand how it works.  Essentially, a golfer’s handicap places a numerical value to his or her skill level, which is calculated mathematically using variables like average rounds and best scores. Here is how it works: The handicap is generated by mathematically approximating how …

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Tips for Golfing in Wet Weather

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Very few golfers will venture to the course if even the smallest blip of rain hits the weather radar map.  But for those brave/passionate souls that stay true to their tee-time, here are some helpful tips for golfing in wet weather, including rainy, and even soggy conditions. Be prepared for the Elements Dress appropriately for nasty weather which includes waterproof …

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The Art of Doing Business on the Golf Course

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Golf isn’t just a leisurely sport that you and your buddies get all liquored up on a weekend to play.  Doing business on the golf course is a staple of the modern business world.  Whether it’s your boss, current/prospective client, or future employer, use these tips to get the deal done on the course. Pick the Proper Venue Whether you’re playing …

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Tips for Playing Golf with Your Significant Other

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Playing golf with your significant other can be a very rewarding, but also often challenging, endeavor.  Whether your spouse, boyfriend, or girlfriend is already a seasoned golfer or even if they’ve never held a club, here are a few tips to make playing golf together a fun and fulfilling experience. 1.) Don’t be Overly Competitive A little friendly competition and …