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What Are the Golf Swing Fundamentals?

Golf swing fundamentals all start with the basic techniques that set you up for a great swing and a solid shot. If you find your golf swing going awry, always come back to the fundamentals to get you back on track.


Golf Tips on Swinging a Wood

When playing golf, learning to swing a wood with consistency takes some time. Swinging a driver, a 3-wood or a 5-wood tests a golfer's skill and his mental makeup. The wood clubs are the ones that hit the ball with the most golfer and only the mo...

How Long Does it Take to Golf 18 Holes?

The speed of a round of golf depends on the skill of the player, the traffic of the course, the size of the course, the size of the group and the mode of moving around the course. Golfing 18 holes averages around four hours for a foursome of aver...

Golf Swing Tips for Beginners

The new golfer is often overwhelmed with everything that is required when taking up the game of golf. The golf swing may look easy when you see a top pro hit a ball on television, but the golfer quickly learns it is anything but simple. How to st...

Tips for a Golf Swing

Golfers are always looking for tips that can help them build a better swing and lower their golf score. Sometime the tips are obvious and other times they are a bit more complicated. A golfer may be concentrating so much on completing his hip tur...

Differences Between Wedges

The short game probably is the most important factor when it comes to improving your golf score. Learning the finer points of playing around the green can help a golfer break 90, 85 or 80 depending on what level he is at. The pitching wedge, gap ...

What Clubs to Use When Playing Golf

Once a golfer has decided that the game has a great appeal and he is going to make it part of his lifestyle, a lot of decisions have to be made. One of those decisions concerns the clubs the golfer will use when playing golf. A new golfer does no...

Pitching Wedge Techniques

The pitching wedge is one of the most important clubs a golfer can learn to use. While building a repeatable swing is probably the most important factor when it comes to playing the game for a lifetime's worth of enjoyment, learning how to play t...


The Importance of Balance in a Golf Swing

In golf, every part of the swing is dependent on the one that preceded it. Golfers want to have a cohesive and repeatable swing that goes smoothly from one step to the other. In order to do this, the golfer must be balance and confident at all st...

Why Offset Golf Clubs?

Offset golf clubs can help a golfer hit the ball more effectively off the tee or the fairway. The main feature of the offset club is that it is set back from the shaft. This allows the golfer more time to have the club head make square impact wit...

Define Golf Slice

A golf slice is a direction the ball travels after the club head has made impact. The sliced shot--one where the ball curves severely to the right for a right-handed golfer--is a common shot made by most beginner golfers.

Sun Stroke Symptoms

Sunstroke, also called heat stroke or hyperthermia, is a dangerous condition in which a person's body temperature reaches or exceeds 104 degrees Fahrenheit. Sunstroke brings on symptoms that have the potential to cause serious brain damage and ev...

Golf Stretching Exercises

You are ready to play an important golf match, the one that you have looked forward to all week. You hit golf balls before you came to the golf course and you even did a bit of running and some push-ups before you walked out to the first tee to g...

Business Golf Etiquette

The business of business golf etiquette is a delicate one. Whether you're playing with a coworker who is a good friend or an intimidating boss, you want to enjoy the experience while still maintaining a relaxed and professional relationship.

How to Hit a Golf Ball Straight

One of the quickest ways to improve your golf score is to hit the golf ball straight. You will hit more fairways and lower your golf score.Understanding a few basic principles of physics as they apply to golf, can help you to modify your golf swi...

How to Start Playing Golf

How to Start Playing Golf. So you've been bitten by the golfing bug. Maybe you saw Tiger Woods grind out the U.S. Open title, or perhaps it was the play of Lorena Ochoa that inspired you. Maybe you just got sick and tired of hearing your brother ...

Proper Technique & Biomechanics of the Golf Swing

Although appearing simple, a proper mechanical golf swing is one of the most difficult moves to master in sports. The best and most mechanically sound swings come from consistent practice on a daily basis, which creates the muscle memory to allow...

How to Calculate a USGA Handicap

The handicap system in golf is used with specific arithmetic formulas to approximate how many strokes more than par a player should be able to play during a round. It's the same system the United States Golf Association uses for golfers to figure...

How to Find the Value of a Masters Golf Tournament Pin

Most golf enthusiasts own a collection of tournament pins, and on occasion they may want to know the market value of their rare sports memorabilia. This will help determine a dollar amount should the holder decide to sell the item to another golf...

Golf Handicap Formula for 9 Hole Rounds

Many golf leagues have nine-hole competitions, either because there is a time limit, such as those set by after-work leagues, or because the participants want to play only half a round.

Improving Your Golf Swing

Improving your golf swing cannot be solved with just one technique. Implementing multiple techniques into your golf game such as stance, locating your sweet spot, perfecting your grip as well as utilizing the assistance of golf aids are the best ...

About Golf Swing Lessons

Golfers--and those seeking to become golfers--can benefit from golf swing lessons from a qualified professional. By learning and practicing under the watchful eye of a competent instructor, golfers can master the game much more quickly than on th...

Signs of Heat Exhaustion in Kids

Kids often times are introduced to golf at a young age. In some cases, they are on the course or driving range as soon as they are old enough to swing a club. Since golf is played outside in the sun, heat exhaustion is a risk. That is particularl...

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