Facts and Fallacies of Strength Training for Golf
Various aspects of golf training have expanded rapidly, but one
area of development that has caught on somewhat slowly is
golf-specific strength training. Not until very recently has
this specific need been addressed. As with many things, it
started at the top with pros like Tiger Woods and David Duval
and began to trickle down to the masses over time.
Unfortunately, many golfers still live under the old assumption
that strength training is detrimental. The truth is that the
days of simply ...› Continue reading
Beginner or Novice Golfers
Beginner or Novice Golfers: Start with a "Pre-Owned" set of
As a beginner or novice golfer, you want to avoid the expense of
purchasing a "New" set of golf clubs, and concentrate your
efforts on finding a good set of "Used" golf clubs (also know as
Major golf club manufacturers introduce new lines of clubs
almost every year. With the yearly advances in golf club
technology, many golfers regularly upgrade their existing golf
sets in pursuit of improving their game and ...› Continue reading
Callaway ERC Fusion Driver - Long and Straight
The ERC Fusion Driver is an ultra forgiving and accurate
driver. This golf club is available through the "Callaway Golf
Pre-Owned" website (www.callawaygolfpreowned.com).
The ERC Fusion Driver is available in lofts from 7.5 to 12.0,
and is great if you are looking to drive the ball "Long and
Straight". The 360CC carbon composite head, with a forged
titanium face, is actually 75% lighter. The ERC Fusion's 45"
shaft is standard, with either a "Regular D-2" or "Strong D-3"
swingweight. This ...› Continue reading
Bunkers - How to Play Them
The fairway bunker shot can be an intimidating shot for many
inexperienced golfers. For starters, when playing out of fairway
bunkers, it is wise to take one to two clubs more than normal.
Begin by setting up normally, with your feet slightly dug in for
stability and the ball positioned more toward the middle of your
stance. Next, grip down slightly on the club for greater control.
Right before you begin your backswing, lift your chin off your
chest. ...› Continue reading
Who Invented The Game Of Golf ?
Well, who actually did invent the game of Golf? The question has
been asked and argued for many years with no true winner. Many
countries have a valid claim to an early game that resembles the
game of golf. Some of the countries that make this claim are
England. Scotland, China, Rome, France, The Netherlands, Belgium
and Laos. The most heated debate over who invented golf
definitely comes from Great Britain and Scotland.
The first area to look when deciding the answer to our question
must be ...› Continue reading
Where can I find Discount Golf Balls
Where can I find Discount Golf Balls?
There are a number of websites that provide all the information
on golfing products and services that one could possibly need.
Any avid player craves for quality sport equipments and these
websites are all flooded with quality information on how to
purchase discount golf ball and other golf equipments and
accessories. These sites provide excellent customer service and
low prices on all golf equipments. So if you want information on
discount golf balls, ...› Continue reading
Titanium 101.... There is a difference
Titanium 101' There is a difference
Titanium has taken the world of golf by storm. Manufacturers of
some of the world's top golf clubheads have chosen to use
titanium as their chief ingredient in assembling space age,
state-of-the-art components. But why is this?
There are many materials as strong if not stronger than
titanium. So why is titanium the material of choice? Titanium is
not only one of the 'hardest' metals known to man but unlike
these other hard materials, titanium is extremely ...› Continue reading
Time for the Trico Hatch
Ahh, yes. Trico time, the time of year accomplished fly
fisherman throw down their rods in disgust. Take up the golf
clubs, repaint the house, design the ninth wonder of the world.
Anything but test their patience and skill against the dreaded
Tricos and the super selective trout that feed on them. Called
the 'White Winged Devils' in the gentlest of circles, these tiny
micro hatches can infuriate the most skilled of the fly fishing
angler. Huge lunker trout hunker down in feeding lanes ...› Continue reading
How To Improve Your Game With Simple Golf Exercises!
Winter is upon us and you have more time, since you're not
golfing'so why not get a jump on next season by doing some
simple, in-home golf exercises that will quickly prepare your
body to hit LONGER drives and shoot LOWER scores?
How many times have you started a new golf season with very high
scores, short drives, and aches and pains? Am I talking to you?
Let's be honest. It happens more times than you'd like. But why
not do it different this time? Instead of going into deep
depression that ...› Continue reading
Purpose Driven Golf
I want you to meditate on a couple points for a moment:
1. Why an earth are you playing golf?
2. What are you getting out of each round?
3. What is the point?
Have you ever thought about any of these points before??
Here is an excerpt from "The Dave Way"... if you already own
"The Dave Way" please read this one more time to get a few ideas
of why you are on the course every weekend.
It's almost like a proud parent raising a child successfully.
You start out hardly knowing anything about ...› Continue reading
How to buy a sports gift for Fathers day
Every dad that is a sports fan would love a gift from their
favorite team or sports figure for father's day. Getting them
the perfect gift is sometimes a hard thing to figure out but I
have it down to a science. Here are some things to take into
mind before buying a gift for a Dad.
1) Find out their favorite sport or favorite sports team always
helps in making a decision.
2) The sport's fan size for apparel or headwear is very
Important. Think about a custom fit hat, you wouldn't want to
get ...› Continue reading
Are You Adicted to Golf
Are You Addicted to Golf
There are millions of people addicted to golf. Why? Golf can be
played on a beautiful course with as many people as you like,
and in very pleasant weather. Golf if very gentle on your body,
and is truly the sport of a lifetime.
Golf has many physical benefits and is a very efficient way to
stay in shape, and has many physical benefits. With golf, you
will get the most out of a round if you walk the course; this
will also burn a number of calories and improve ...› Continue reading
The Golf Buddy GPS Is A Perfect Gift
If you have a golfer in your life then you know how passionate they are about their game. Buying a golf gift for your family member or friend can be the best thing they receive on that special occassion. Being a golfer, when you think of gifting something to anyone the first thing which will come to your mind will surely be the golf gift. Usually golf gifts are given to potential young golfers to encourage them to play more and more golf. The best gift that you could give in today's ...› Continue reading
When choosing golf apparel, as with golf shoes, man people's choices are primarily driven by looks and fashion. While these are no doubt important factors (who doesn't want to look good?), they shouldn't be the only factors: the right (or wrong) choice of clothing can greatly affect a player's game.
Of course, you may not have a totally free choice of what you can wear on the course. While some golf clubs do allow you to wear what you want as long as it is tasteful, there are also many that ...› Continue reading
Rely on the Experts When Planning Your Golf Holidays
If you play golf, you've probably experienced the anticipation associated with playing a new course. If you're an avid player who likes to pack up your golf clubs and play a few rounds while vacationing, you've most likely tried several new courses. Unfortunately, excitement can quickly turn to disappointment when the course doesn't meet your expectations.
While there are many companies that claim to specialize in arranging golf tours, they often don't have the expertise needed to adequately ...› Continue reading
Joining a Golf Club
Choosing the right golf clubs to use on a golf course can be intimidating to new golfers. This is why it is important when learning to play golf to use each club in order to understand how it is used and what it can do on the course. Once you have become a better golfer, you will be able to make these decisions very easily. You may also develop a fondness for one or two clubs and not use the rest. Because each golfer is different, golf sets include woods, irons, and putters. Most people use ...› Continue reading
Finding a Left-handed Golf Club
If you are left-handed, you may find it difficult to find the right equipment when learning how to play golf. Depending on where you live and if you have access to large golf stores or pro shops, you may have to order your equipment through a website or catalogue. While some left-handed people learn how to play right-handed, it is not uncommon to find a left-handed player or two at the golf course or driving range.
Before you begin taking golf lessons, you should decide if you want to be a ...› Continue reading
Golf Training at the Driving Range
Learning how to golf can be an exciting, but challenging hobby to participate in. While you may enjoy being outdoors, until you golf on your first golf course, you will never know the joy of being able to direct your golf ball to the proper places, feel the wind, and participate in a sport with other people. There are many ways to learn how to play golf, but the best way is to buy or rent a set of golf clubs and go to a driving range. There you can learn how to swing, hit, and determine how ...› Continue reading
Shopping Golf Equipments And Accessories Online
Online golf stores are providing number of products like store carries the largest selection of Golf books, online Golf videos & Golf DVDs. Online sports stores can fulfill all your sports equipment needs. Many golf stores maintain a separate department to customize the ideas and needs of the customers, and some have specialists to educate golfers on such matters as golf rules and etiquette.
The great advantage of online golf club is that you do not have to settle knockoff golf clubs, ...› Continue reading
The Development Of The Equipment And Golf Accessories
Golf today has evolved as one of the most followed sports in the continent. Golf clubs alone have some original accessories that are easily found and made more special with personal touches. Golf clubs with the owners name engraved in them is the beginning of a long list of wonderful personalized and customized golf equipment. Golf apparel is no exception to the personal side of golf.
Technology plays a big part in the development of the equipment and golf accessories that are on the ...› Continue reading
Tips In Choosing The Right Golf Iron
Irons are used for medium to long-range shots, and the variety of their uses is why they compromise more than half the clubs in a usual set. Irons are used for shorter golf shots, ranging from 200 yards to less than 100 yards. Long irons such as 1-iron (also called driving iron) and 2-iron are not included in the standard set of irons because they are the most difficult irons to handle.
Novice and recreational golfers are advised to stay away from 1- and 2-iron. They should even consider ...› Continue reading
Golf Equipment: How to choose the right Iron Set?
Today's golf equipment manufactures make several different lines of golf clubs to fit many golfers & budgets. In order to find the best fit for your game is research. Many factors that go into this decision is Skill level, Price & Brand appeal.
Start with the skill level, if you are a scratch golfer to a 5 handicap, than the type of irons you would be looking for is a blade style that is made out of forged steel.
Forged golf clubs offer a softer metal than a stainless steel, and it allows you ...› Continue reading
Amateur Golf Tournaments - EnhancingThose Skills
To an outsider looking in, what makes up an amateur golfer may be ambiguous and mystifying. It's more than a simple definition; however, and one looking at joining the amateur golf tour circuit needs to be aware that it is more than simply expanding on their hobby.
Amateur golf tours are a great way for one to develop the skill of golf. First, it's important to note that there is an actual definition of an amateur player according to the United States Golf Association. An amateur player ...› Continue reading
Learn How To Play With Golf Lessons
So you've hit a few balls and you are thinking of taking up golf. Or maybe you've been playing for years and you would like to find a way to improve. Whether you are a seasoned Tour pro, a raw beginner, or anyone in between, at some point you will likely wonder if you should invest in some golf lessons.
Golf is a complex game where so many elements of the golf swing are interconnected. One minute aspect of your swing can impact the results dramatically. Because we can not see ourselves in ...› Continue reading
How and when did golf start?
To this day golf maintains its popularity world wide. The sport is enjoyed by many, regardless of age or nationality. The game of golf can be one of serious stakes, or a child and his Grandfather enjoying quality time. The history of golf is rich with tradition and is definately a game that is here to stay!
How and when did golf start?
The history tells as it was in Scotland that golf got serious. The first written mention of the game, in 1457, was in St. Andrews, and the first proper golf ...› Continue reading
Learn The Secrets Of Buying The Perfect Golf Gift
On that special someone's birthday, it's so hard to find the perfect present. Is your husband or boyfriend madly keen on his golf? What about a golf gift of some sort. There are literally hundreds of possible golf gifts to choose from and all of them I'm sure he'll love. You really can't go wrong buying your partner a golf gift, as long as you already know they're mad about golf that is? This article will describe a couple of the main types of golf gifts and what they are used for.
Golf Gift ...› Continue reading
How To Choose A Great Pair Of Golf Shoes - Essential To Your Golf Success
So you decided to start playing golf, and be the next Tiger Woods? Well, you're mot alone. Golf's popularity is exploding, and not only in the US. This great game is one of the most challenging and rewarding ones around. It gives all of us the opportunity to see who we really are. If you play for a few years, you'll know what I mean by that.
If you are starting out with golf, after you get your clubs and balls, the next thing you should be looking at is getting a good pair of golf shoes. If you ...› Continue reading
Similarities Of Golf And Archery
Golf started a little more than 500 years ago. It may have gone
back as far as the roman days. The golf ball was a leather pouch
stuffed with feathers. Is it possible the kids back then started
the game of golf by taking the feathers of their father's arrows
and stuffing their pouch, and used a club instead of a bow to
get the curvilinear motion of a game they really wanted to play?
The Scottish Shepherds started playing golf back in Scotland, by
hitting a leather ball stuffed with feathers. ...› Continue reading
Golf Sunglasses - Are You Wearing The Best Ones For You
When you think about golfing, it isn't just about the golf clubs
and cart. It's not even just about the right golf pants and top.
When you are on the golf course, you also need to have the best
golf sunglasses for the occassion.
Out on the golf course, the best golf sunglasses serve more than
one function. It isn't just about you being out there on the
links, looking cool, trying to impress the drink cart girls with
your sense of style. The golf sunglasses also protect your eyes
from the ...› Continue reading
Golf Apparel - It's All About Good Golf Etiquette
When playing golf, there are many rules. It isn't juat a matter
of turning up to a golf course, playing a round of golf and then
going home. You have to show good golf etiquette to be able to
fit in with your surroundings and also to be allowed to play at
the golf club.
One of the many rules of etiquette on the links is for each
golfer to wear the proper golf apparel. This is one of the most
important rules on the golf course. Following a strict dress
code on the golf course, is something that ...› Continue reading