Published: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:27:21 +0000
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZHave you ever enjoyed an Arnold Palmer drink? Find out how to make this tea-and-lemonade mocktail, and why it's named after the famous golfer.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhich golfers have the most victories in the men's major championships? Here is the list in order, with first and last wins plus more facts and figures.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWho are the best golfers of all-time? Here is a ranking of the Top 25 men in the history of golf.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat are the most popular golf tournament formats, and what are their rules? Here are 10 of the most common types of competition formats.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZHow far should you hit your golf clubs? This chart shows typical distances, along with tips for learning your yardages.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat is a John Daly drink, and how to you make one? It's a cocktail named after the famous golfer. Check out the history of the drink and multiple recipes.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat are the most common match play formats in golf, and how are they played? Here's a tip sheet for beginners.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZLearn more about golfer Arnold Palmer, one of the greatest players and most legendary figures in the game's history.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZHow do you know which golf club to hit from different distances if you are new to the game? Here are some ideas.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat do golf scoring terms such as birdie and bogey, eagle and par, mean? How many strokes does it take for a golfer to make each of those scores?
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZBeginning golfers sometimes aren't sure which golf clubs do what, or why. Here, the About.com Golf Guides helps beginners understand irons, from the 3-iron to the pitching wedge.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat is the role of shaft flex in a golf club and golf swing? Here's how a basic understanding of shaft flex can help improve your game and score.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZOpen up the recordbook and take a look at the Ryder Cup records of individual players, the bests and worsts in the history of the competition.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZGet an overview of the USGA Handicap System and how golf handicaps help the game of golf.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZLearn how to achieve a great golf setup position with this step-by-step guide to the stance that includes alignment, ball position, posture, balance and more.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat's best for your golf game - steel shafts or graphite shafts? This comparison looks at the pros and cons of each type of shaft.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat do the seemingly random numbers that appear on the Handicap line of golf scorecards mean? Here's the answer.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZHere are the all the men who've won one of golf's major championships, organized by year and tournament for easy, all-in-one browsing.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat happens when you use golf clubs with the wrong shaft flex? Here are some of the effects.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZA scramble is a type of golf tournament that is commonly used for club tournaments, charity outings and so on. Here's an overview of how the format works.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZLearn more about golfer Jack Nicklaus with this biographical profile, which includes stats, facts and figures.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhich golfers have served as Ryder Cup captains throughout the history of the matches? Here is the full list of European and American captains, plus the records for most wins, losses and times served as captain.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZDon't have an official golf handicap but want to know what yours would be if you did? There are handicap calculators that give you an official index.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat are the most popular golf betting games and side bets? And how are they played? Here are 10 of most common gambling games, plus info on many more.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZThe Texas Scramble is a golf tournament format that has one key difference from a regular scramble. Read the explanation and learn how to play it.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZFour ball is the name of a golf format that is well-known because it is played in the Ryder Cup and other big team tournaments. Here's how to play it.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZThis Golf Rules FAQ answers frequently asked questions about both common and uncommon situations encountered when playing golf.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZIf you're a beginner, you might be unsure of some of the different ways to mark the golf scorecard. Here's a rundown of 10 of the most common methods for marking the scorecard.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZFoursomes is a competition format in golf that is well-known from the Ryder Cup. But do you know how to play it? Here's the explanation.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat is slope rating in golf, how does it function and what is its purpose? This entry in the Handicaps FAQ answers those questions.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZThe Golf for Beginners FAQ helps those interested in becoming golfers answer questions that are sure to come up.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZOh, you're hardcore: You want to know the math behind the golf handicap calculation. OK, you got it. Here's the handicap formula explained, with examples.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZFrom X flex to L flex, what do those letters - plus, A, M, R and S - mean on golf shafts? This letter code indicates how stiff or soft a golf shaft plays.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZHere is a step-by-step guide to the correct way for golfers to take their grip of the club, starting with the lead (or top) hand.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZBeginning golfers sometimes aren't sure which golf clubs do what, or why. We to help beginners understand wedges, including sand wedges, gap wedges and lob wedges.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZIf you have a USGA Handicap Index, you'll need to turn it into a course handicap before playing golf. Here's how to do that with free online calculators.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZFind out how to play dozens and dozens of golf tournament formats, and check the definitions of various side bets and golf betting games.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZFind the dates for the 2017 Masters Tournament, plus the qualifying criteria and more info for one of golf's major championships.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZHow do you know which set of tees (which yardages) to play from on a golf course? Here's how to decide which teeing grounds to use.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZLearn more about the Ryder Cup competition, the biennial tournament pitting American and European teams.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZIn the mood for a laugh? Browse through a collection of one-liners and other short funnies about the game of golf.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZHere are the three most common types of golf grips, the best ways to hold the golf club during the swing.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWho has the most career wins on the PGA Tour? Here's a list of all players who have 15 or more career wins on the PGA Tour.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZThe Callaway System is a way to give a handicap to golfers with only one score. All you need is to know how to use it, plus this nifty chart.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZDo you know how to play a Shamble golf tournament? Here's an explanation of the format plus various options for how to keep to score in this golf game.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat is the Ryder Cup format? Here is an explanation of the schedule of play and the match play formats used in the USA vs. Europe golf tournament.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat is swingweight in a golf club, and is it something every golfer needs to be concerned with? The About.com Golf Guide examines swingweight.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZIn the long history of the Ryder Cup, which golfers have performed the best? We count down the 10 best Ryder Cuppers of all-time, from 10 to No. 1.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhen and where will the PGA Championship golf major take place in 2020? Here are the details, plus info on how the golfers qualify to play.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat do the different colored stakes and lines on a golf course signify? Find out what red, yellow and white stakes or lines mean on a golf course.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZDoes the word golf stand for Gentlemen Only Ladies Forbidden? That's a popular myth, and it's not true. Find out the real origins of the word golf.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZMOI, is a property of physics that indicates the relative difference in how easy or difficult it will be to set any object in motion about a defined axis of rotation.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZRule 27 from the Official Rules of Golf covers what happens when you lose your golf ball or hit it out of bounds, plus playing provisional balls.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWho are the greatest women golfers of all time? The About.com Golf Guide counts down the Top 50 Female Golfers of All-Time.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZA best ball tournament in golf is among the game's most popular formats. Here's how to play it, with scoring examples and info about handicaps.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZSome sudden-death playoffs end quickly at PGA Tour golf tournaments, but a few have gone on for quite many holes. These are the longest in tour history.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZMatch play is a very different game of golf from stroke play. How do the rules differ? Find out in this primer.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZIf you struggle with chip shots in golf, learning the 6-8-10 Formula is a great tip for improving your chipping.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZThe main differences between graphite and steel golf shafts revolve around weight, but there are also other factors to consider when choosing the type of shaft.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZFind out when and where the 2016 Ryder Cup is taking place, and other information - such as formats used - about this USA vs. Europe golf tournament.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhich golfers in the history of the sport are on the must-know list? Check out these biographical profiles of the most famous men in the sport's history.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWolf is the name of a betting game played by golfers within a group of four that has a good share of fun twists. Here's how the format is played.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZHas any golfer scored a hole-in-one on a par-5 hole? Yes, it's happened several times - once even with a 3-iron! Here's the rundown.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZHow do you keep score in match play? What do the different scores mean? Find out with this primer on match play scoring.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZAerification of golf course greens might be an annoyance to golfers for a couple weeks, but it's a necessary and highly beneficial practice for the greens.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat is the Chapman System in golf? It's a competition format for 2-person teams that's good for golfers of differing abilities. Here's how to play it.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZIn 1992, a journeyman golfer named Carl Cooper blasted a 787-yard drive during a PGA Tour tournament, the Texas Open. And that's a true story! (Seriously.)
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZFrom the Beginners FAQ, the About Golf Guide answers the questions,
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZIs there a limit to how many golf clubs golfers can carry in their bags? Yes, the Rules of Golf do impose a limit. Here's what it is and why it exists.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZThis article on PGA Tour qualifying outlines the only ways a golfer can earn a PGA Tour card to become a tour member.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZBingo Bango Bongo is the name of a popular golf game that you can, if you choose, bet. Here's how to play it, plus variations and an alternate version.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZHow did Arnold Palmer fare in the the Masters Tournament over the years? Here's the list of Arnie's finishes in the golf major.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZIf you are struggling getting your irons up in the air, these checkpoints will help you address the problem.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat factors should you consider before buying your first set of golf clubs? The About.com Golf Guide has some suggestions.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZFind out how to play the Greensomes golf format, which combines elements of a scramble with alternate shot. You'll also learn its multiple other names.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZIs there a limit on how long a par-3 hole can be? What yardage makes a hole a par-5? Are there even rules about what lengths correspond to which pars?
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZDo you know what a birdie is in golf? Here's a closer look at the scoring term, with examples of how to make one, plus its other uses in golf.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZThe 7-8-9 golf drill is for pitch shots, and will help you learn your pitching distances and establish consistent results.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZLearn more about golf sets, including which clubs they can include, how expensive they are, and some tips for beginners.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat is the best score for 18 holes ever recorded on the PGA Tour? A new record was set in 2016. Here's the lowest, plus all the sub-60 rounds on Tour.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZCheck out Golf Rules in both short, plain-English form or the full, in-depth rules, plus rulings on confusing situations, and pose your questions to experts.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat is a scratch golfer? There is an official definition as part of the handicap system, and there is also a general usage of the term. We explain both.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZPayne Stewart's death in a plane crash is not the only early death among golfers. Unfortunately, there are many others who died tragically young.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZThe torque measurement of a golf shaft is often imprinted on the shaft, and is sometimes a consideration in choosing a shaft. But what is torque, and how important is it?
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZSometimes, during a round of golf, one golf ball will crash into another. What's the ruling when two balls collide? And what do the golfers do next?
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat is the center of gravity in golf clubs, and how does its position affect the flight of a struck golf ball? Read this FAQ for the answers.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZThe Web.com Tour Finals, beginning in 2013, becomes the primary path to earning PGA Tour membership. Find out which golfers get to play in the Finals, how the series works and how many golfers earn tour cards.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZDo you know what the Better Ball tournament is in golf? It can be stroke play or match play. Here's how to play this popular team format.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZArnold Palmer is one of the greatest sportsman of all-time, one of the most famous golfers. Here you can read a biography of The King, test your trivia skills, view photos and learn more about the man, his golf career, and more.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZDo you know how to drop the hammer on a golf opponent? Find out how to play Hammer, a golf betting game.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat are the origins of golf? When and where did the game begin? Those questions are tackled in this article from the Golf History FAQ.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZA hole-in-one is pretty darn exciting, but what are the odds of it happening for you? Let's find out - including for some unusual types of aces.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZDefinition of the golf term
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZBeginning golfers sometimes aren't sure which golf clubs do what, or why. Here, the About.com Golf Guides tries to help beginners understand the different types of golf clubs and their uses.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZNot sure how to play a Florida Scramble golf tournament? Read this explanation of the format.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZWhat is a 2-Person Best Ball format in golf? It's a game for teams of two golfers that is actually well-known, just under different names.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZNeed a detailed, in-depth definition of a golf term? Check out this extensive Golf Glossary, which includes hundreds of explanations of common and uncommon words used by golfers.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZYou're a beginning golfer who wants to buy a nice set of clubs from a major brand, but you're not sure how to choose between brands. Here are some suggestions for deciding.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZCheck out the list of conforming and non-conforming drivers to see if your big stick is legal to use in a golf tournament.
2016-09-30T11:27:21ZIf you want a golf ball to go up when you hit irons, your must strike the ball with a descending blow. In other words: Hit down on the ball.