How to Choose the Right Golf Clubs and Golf Balls for Your Skill Level

How to Choose the Right Golf Clubs and Golf Balls for Your Skill Level

The selection of the proper golf equipment is very difficult in today's environment; there are so many golf clubs and golf balls available. What I recommend if you are a new golfer is not to spend a lot of money on new equipment.

Buying golf equipment for Beginners

Look at GolfSpan's auction site for a used set of golf clubs or invest in a starter set, which has a couple of woods, a few irons, and of course a putter. You should also look carefully at purchasing what is known as a utility club, like a seven-wood or a nine-wood. It’s a great addition to your golf bag because it is easier to hit longer distances.

Which Golf Balls Should You Buy?

As far as golf balls are concerned, if you are a new golfer, go for a golf ball with a harder cover, they're durable and can withstand poor swings. This means that they are going to last longer and you won't have to buy as many. If you are a more advanced golfer you might want the softer feel of a balata ball which is a soft cover ball, but be ready to spend more money because they cut very easily, especially if you do not strike the ball perfectly.

Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Club Selection
About the Instructor
Jane Blalock
Jane Blalock
The Jane Blalock Company
197 Eighth Street
Flagship Warf
Boston, MA 02129
Cambridge, MA 02141
Tel: 800-466-1133

Jane Blalock is the winner of 29 LPGA events and has a record-setting 299 consecutive cuts made.


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