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Published: Thu, 23 Nov 2017 08:16:26 -0600

 



Perfect Practice: The Key To Muscle Memory

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 07:20:25 -0600

Every golfer knows that the key to consistency is muscle memory. Let's define muscle as the tendency for a muscle group to repeat a specific movement automatically under certain conditions. The operative word is automatically; specific conditions trigger reactions that occur without conscious thought. It's impossible to counteract muscle memory consciously. Effective muscle memory is a by-product of rehearsing a movement correctly over time. In other words, only perfect practice makes perfect. How do we develop perfect practice? Read on...



The History and Future of the Golf Society in the UK

Tue, 31 Oct 2017 13:21:26 -0500

It was sometime back in the early days of golf that lovers of the game got together to share their passion for the sport, but what is the official history of the Golf Society in the UK? We took a look at both the written history and the current landscape to see how Society Golf has changed over recent years.



The Homunculus and What He Has to Do With the Golf Swing

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:31:13 -0500

Nature indicates the importance of the hands in everything we do, but much of golf instruction neglects the role of the hands. Understand why the hands are important in swinging a club and learn how to use them in the golf swing.



A Few Highlights to Honing Golf Skills Faster and More Efficiently

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 19:14:24 -0500

There are a number of ways a golfer can improve their swing, drive and score. Meeting with a instructor, watching golf instructions videos and clips, covering various aspects of golf, can help new players and seasoned players alike to understanding the rules of the game and how to improve form and score.



The Confidence Quotient: Setting Your Own Standard

Wed, 04 Oct 2017 12:10:07 -0500

Golf is the ultimate game of feel. Is technical skill or a feeling of confidence more important in playing a consistent game? Does one poor shot shatter your confidence? In this article, we look at the (unconscious) belief that perfection is a realistic goal. This attitude can quickly shatter one's confidence. What would happen if we adopted the notion, that a perfect shot is merely a happy accident? Adopting this belief, would allow you to stop beating yourself up and accept that your score is a reflection of the quality of mis-hits.



Golf Swing Tips - How to Stop Topping the Ball Off the Tee

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 10:58:38 -0500

Learn about the mistakes people often make while swinging. Use these guidances to rectify your knocks.



Golf Is Not Just About Swinging a Golf Club - Golf Is a Mental Game

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 13:31:01 -0500

We hear people talk more and more about the importance of the mind in golf. I tend to be one of the biggest culprits. I m fascinated by dilemmas the game throws up. Why is it that we fear shorts putts? Why do some people freeze when they have to play over water? What drives us to make a mess of a relatively simple shot at a crucial stage in a match?



Hand and Arm Action in the Golf Swing - The Red Headed Step Child

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 10:14:50 -0500

Incorrect hand and arm action can and will sabotage the golf swing. But much of modern instruction focuses on body rotation and neglects the role of the hands and arms. To build a solid functional golf swing, learn the correct hand and arm motions at www.effectivegolfnow.com



Women in the Golf Industry

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 10:03:51 -0500

These days less and less people are making the effort to play golf. This trend is causing golf courses across the nation to either shut down and turn into fields or sell out to developers to build apartment complexes or housing communities with the land. So, who is going to save the game and increase the once popular sport? The answer is women! Women need to get involved in golf so that they can spend time with their men and friends and have fun!



Jordan Spieth: The Perfect Role Model For the Once-A-Week Golfer

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 12:48:14 -0500

Students often ask me which golfer has the best swing. In essence, they are asking whom to copy. Based on pure technical skill, the obvious choices would be Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day. While we are awe-struck by their ability to launch a ball over three hundred yards consistently, I would not recommend these players as role models for the once-a-week golfer. If proper technique isn't the criteria, then which player could serve as a role model for the "average" golfer? In this article, you will learn the three "P's" that Jordan Spieth has mastered, and how you can adapt them to reduce your score by at least five strokes without changing your swing.



Golf Etiquette for Girls

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:49:15 -0500

The Rules of The Game - Golfing is for Girls! Did you know that 19% of golfers are female? This number is expected to rise even higher in the near future. Luckily you can join in with the fun sport of golf anytime as l learned. You can propel your way into the Female Golfers Hall of Fame. It's definitely fun to dream! But hey you have to start somewhere.



No-Fault Golf: The Delusion Of Logic

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 15:26:58 -0500

Every golfer is familiar with the maxim that golf is ninety-percent mental. It sounds good in theory, but how does simply acknowledging the phrase help you play better? In this article, we look at the delusion of consistency and offer a suggestion for accepting the fact that results are beyond your control.



The Essential Ingredient to Effective Learning

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:19:23 -0500

In the mind-boggling world of golf instruction, it's not uncommon to hear a student lament that the more he learns, the worse he plays. Do you know anyone (perhaps intimately) who signed up for a series of professional lessons, came away totally frustrated, and ended up reverting to their original style. The instruction may be perfectly sound, but every student has a preconceived image of the ideal swing. As long as they hold onto this misconception, there will be a reluctance to try anything new. In this article, we look at the essential ingredient that can overcome the natural resistance to change.



How To Create Unstoppable Confidence

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 13:26:03 -0500

How many perfect shots does it take for you to feel confident? If perfection is your standard, then your level of confidence is tenuous. Your swing is a by-product of how you feel, which is determined by your beliefs about the game. The first key to consistency, is acknowledging that the game is inherently unfair. No matter how much you practice, there are no guarantees. In this article, we look at the prevailing feeling of inadequacy among mid to high handicap golfers and offer a few practical suggestions to build and maintain your confidence.



Confidence: The Missing Key To Consistency

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 11:51:29 -0500

Why do we take lessons? The obvious answer is to improve our technique, however, the ultimate goal is to gain confidence. Have you ever taken a golf lesson? Did you come away feeling assured or discouraged? Any dedicated student of the game can point out flaws in a fellow players swing, but the mark of a competent instructor is assuring the student, that he/she has the ability to incorporate the new technique. This article looks at a fatal flaw in traditional golf instruction and reveals the key for replacing self-doubt with confidence.



For Serious Golfers - Selecting A Golf Club With A Great Swing Weight Importance

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 21:09:21 -0500

When buying golf clubs, careful selection and wise choices can be used to match perfectly a set to your own swinging style. There are several easy things to look for as the material of the club, especially the head. the grips may seem non essential but if they are not right, can cause an adverse effect. However serious golfers match how their swing feels and pinpoints the swing weight. Discover tips in achieving this.



The Most Frustrating Shot In Golf: A New Perspective

Mon, 29 May 2017 10:39:39 -0500

What is the most frustrating shot in golf? Most amateur golfers would vote unanimously for the recalcitrant "slice". The novice, might consider topping the ball a shorter distance than they could kick it, the ultimate embarrassment. For the low handicap golfer, missing a two-foot putt for par could be the epitome of frustration. It's perfectly logical to be upset over a poor shot, especially when you understand the underlying cause. Would you consider a shot hit on the "sweetspot", a source of frustration? In this article, we offer a different viewpoint on the potential level of frustration inherent in a perfect shot. You can decide whether the argument is valid, or simply a literary device to help you break through the mental barriers of traditional golf instruction.



Muscle Memory: Bridging the Gap Between Knowledge and Results

Tue, 23 May 2017 11:16:45 -0500

The game of golf is replete with misconceptions that are beneath our conscious awareness. These beliefs impose limits far beyond the lack of technical skill. Are you familiar with the concept of muscle memory? The basic theory is, that the more you practice, the better you should play. If muscle memory is simply a by-product of hitting more practice balls, then every dedicated golfer would be scoring in the low eighties. It's not uncommon to hear a golfer lament, that the more they practice, the worse they play. How often have you played a stellar game after an extended layoff? Is muscle memory "real", or just a rational excuse for a lack of improvement? In this article, we challenge the accepted definition of muscle memory, in the hopes of bridging the gap between knowledge and results.



The Essence of Effective Instruction: Less Is More

Thu, 18 May 2017 15:13:38 -0500

Despite quantum advances in equipment technology, the "average" golfer struggles to break ninety. According to figures compiled by the United States Golf Association statistics, this figure hasn't changed appreciably in forty years! Could professional golf instruction be largely responsible for the disturbing lack of improvement in the national handicap? In this article, we look at a paradigm of golf instruction and disclose a potential trap that creates an ever-widening gap between knowledge and results for the once-a-week golfer.



The Biggest Roadblock To Improvement for the Once-A-Week Golfer

Thu, 11 May 2017 07:12:05 -0500

How often have you hit shots like a tour pro on the practice range and then proceeded to slice the first tee shot out of bounds? How can your swing disappear during the ten minute walk from the clubhouse to the first tee? In this article, we look at the unique relationship between practice and playing in golf.



The Golf Lesson Paradox

Sat, 06 May 2017 12:48:35 -0500

Do you take lessons every year and practice diligently, but only realize marginal improvement? Is it any wonder that only ten percent of golfers invest in professional instruction after the second year? The key to guaranteed improvement is setting realistic expectations and continually modifying them as you improve. If golfers adopted this practice, then perhaps one day, golf lessons could come with a thirty-day guarantee. This article is part one in a three part series that looks at the stigma surrounding professional instruction for the once-a-week golfer.



Seven Surprising Benefits of a Golf Membership

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 11:03:22 -0500

Without a golf membership at a local club, golfing can be an expensive hobby to maintain. Here are a few things golfers can expect once they join a club.



How To Bridge the Gap Between Thought and Feeling

Tue, 11 Apr 2017 09:04:58 -0500

What can you learn from the worlds' best players? Is there a common element found in every consistent swing? Every player has a unique style. The only pattern is a sequence of movements that each player follows before every shot. In golf parlance, this ritual is referred to as a pre-shot routine. The value of these seemingly innocuous movements, is their ability to automatically bridge the gap between thought and feeling. It enables the worlds best golfers to play on autopilot, and with a little due diligence, it can work wonders for your game! This article illustrates a common misconception about pre-shot routines, and offers guidelines to help you discover the formula to consistently play to the best of your ability.



Correct Equipment Always Makes Life Easier

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 07:37:48 -0500

Every golf player understands the frustration that comes with not having proper equipment. Not only as far as the correct clubs are concerned, but also in terms of having the correct holders for your clubs.



Considering a Junior Golf Membership? Engage Young Players With This History Lesson

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:14:13 -0500

Golf is more than a game for adults - it's a sport heavily steeped in history. Teaching kids the history of the game may encourage them to consider a junior golf membership.



Curious Facts About Golf and Its History

Thu, 02 Mar 2017 11:06:28 -0600

Golf is an interesting game that can be played by young and old, men and women around the globe and as the history shows - even in space. If you are not a golf-lover yet, discover these curious facts that may trigger your interest.



Effective Tips to Choosing Golf Clubs

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 10:12:18 -0600

Buying golf clubs is such a difficult task. They are not like golf club holders that you can simply use ones you were given by a company as a promotional product, when buying golf clubs there are so many important factors that go into your decision and you need to be prepared to work with a professional shop to help you identify the right match based on your height and overall skill level.



Why Mid-Handicap Golfers Tend to Get Stuck

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:11:36 -0600

If you've been club golfing now for a couple of years you would have met many mid handicappers who have remained such for as long as you would have known them. By mid handicappers I am referring to those who typically shoot between 10 and 22 over - they would be playing anywhere between 82 and 94 on a regulation par-72 course. Ever wondered why that is?



How Can Golf Lessons Improve My Golf Game?

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:31:22 -0600

Many amateur golfers struggle with golf at the beginning. So most of the time they look for lessons to improve their golf game. The question then arises, "how many lessons does it take to improve my game?" "How do I know that this instructor is the right one for me?"



Boost Your Social Life and Game: Benefits of Joining Private Golf Clubs

Sun, 29 Jan 2017 09:51:33 -0600

Private golf clubs are great investments for golfers of all skill levels. They help foster an appreciation for the game and provide a fun social atmosphere to meet fellow enthusiasts.



Golf Short Game Tips For Lower Scoring

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 13:03:25 -0600

Improving at golf can be difficult and it can be easy to get caught up in doing the wrong things that do not contribute to lowering your handicap. Learn some proven and effective tips to help you get better at the game faster.



Getting Better At Golf Quickly and Easily

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 07:20:22 -0600

Discovering how to improve at golf is not easy and will require a certain level of commitment on your part. Find out some useful tips to assist you in getting better at the game more quickly.



6 Epic Golf Membership Benefits

Sat, 21 Jan 2017 11:05:34 -0600

Love a day on the links? Join the club. Read on for six golf membership benefits for both casual and competitive golfers.



Learn How to Increase Your Golf Driver Distance Quick

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 07:51:47 -0600

Golf is a great game and is worth learning to play better. Discover some useful tips and strategies to help you hit the ball further and have more fun on the course.



How to Find Great, But Inexpensive Golf Courses All Over the World

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:59:12 -0600

A 2015 survey indicated that there are more than 34,000 golf courses across the world, with the United States topping the list of countries with the most number of golf courses at 15, 372. The ball and club sport that had its beginnings in Scotland in the 15th century is now the 8th most popular sports in America, Asia, Europe and Canada.



The Power of Attention

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 12:56:44 -0600

How long have you played the game? Do you take lessons and practice diligently - but only see marginal improvement? Despite unlimited sources of free information from the worlds' premier instructors, and quantum advances in equipment technology, the average golfer in North America struggles to break ninety consistently. If a comprehensive knowledge of swing mechanics was the only prerequisite, then every dedicated golfer would be scoring in the eighties. Most of my students understand the nuances of proper technique, yet they return every Spring to correct recurring swing flaws. Continuous improvement is the result of constantly refining technique and allowing the new skill to develop. The key to this process is controlling your attention. If the old axiom " you get what you focus on consistently" is true, then devoting your attention to correcting swing flaws, sets up an endless pattern of fault-finding and error correction. This article suggests, that learning how to control your attention is the missing link between knowledge and results.



Learn to Improve Golf Putting Skills Fast

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:37:04 -0600

Improving at golf can be a tough challenge and one of the best ways to get started is to get better at putting first. Discover some effective golf putting tips to help you get better more quickly.



Learn To Improve Your Golf Scores Fast

Tue, 27 Dec 2016 08:08:29 -0600

There are many key factors involved to getting better at golf. Discover some effective tips to help you learn to get better at the game and shoot lower scores.



Tips to Help You Lower Your Golfing Scores Quickly

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 15:07:03 -0600

Reducing golf scores is not an easy task and can be frustrating. Find out some effective tips and advice to help you get better at the game of golf and enjoy playing more.



Golf Membership Prices: A Prospective Buyer's Guide

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 08:10:38 -0600

Interested in joining a private golf club? Here's some helpful information on golf membership prices as well as a host of other tips to help prospective buyers make a decision.



How To Choose The Right Golf Putter

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:40:33 -0600

Putting is a very important aspect of your golf game if you want to lower your score. Choosing the right putter for that can be confusing, this article will help you to make the right choice.



Thinking Versus Feeling: Unlocking Your Natural Ability

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 09:09:56 -0600

One of the most fascinating (and frustrating) aspects in the game of golf, is the relationship between knowledge and results. You can learn the essentials of proper technique in a few hours. Understanding how to implement them effectively can (and often does) take years. One of the biggest roadblocks to improvement for the once-a-week golfer, is the belief that you can consciously change your swing. If every golfer could take their stellar performance from the practice range to the golf course, thousands of golf instructors would be searching for gainful employment. Practicing on a typical driving range, has about as much in common with playing the game of golf, as tennis does to ping pong. In order to illustrate the difference between thinking and feeling, this article offers a comparison between driving a car and hitting a golf ball.



A Guide to Find a Rangefinder

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 08:53:42 -0500

Golf is the game where the players need to gauge the distance of their target. But this is done perfectly only with experience and practice. Still, it is seen that many of the players after years of practice cannot gauge the right distance.



The Basic Golf Tips for Beginners

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:33:52 -0500

Golf is a wonderful sport enjoyed by millions all over the world. This game is gaining increased popularity at current times with more and more people taking interest in it. If you are someone equally interested in golf and want to start playing it,you need to know few basic things first. Here are the basic golf tips for the beginners that you could follow to excel in the game:



Is a Golf Membership Right for You?

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 08:05:03 -0500

If you love hitting the tees, you may be wondering if you need a golf membership. Read on to learn more about the types of clubs and different membership options before you decide!



Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pebble Beach, CA - Review

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:37:00 -0500

The Pebble beach golf links falls into the category of one of the most thrilling golf courses. Since its inauguration in 1919, the course has attracted golfers with its distinguished challenging and beautiful routes. This course has hosted many prestigious tournaments and has made US Open to come back to the course in 2019, for the sixth time.



Pine Valley Golf Club, Clementon, NJ Review

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:36:45 -0500

The pine Valley golf club is located in Philadelphia and is considered to be one of the best golf clubs in such countryside. The course was built in 1918 and has 18 holes. It took almost 3 years for a player to get round with 70 strokes and playing on this course is considered to be the ultimate test for the golf players. History says that Crump sold many of his properties to get this course and he aimed that making it an 18 holed course.



Sand Hills Golf Club, Mullen, NE Review

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:36:43 -0500

Sand hills golf club is positioned in a huge meadow in Nebraska. The background has a massive amount of space to contain even hundred holes but the designers proficiently placed 18 holes in a very challenging route. The club is closed for almost eight months in a year and thus, the members of this club are probably members of another club too.



Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, NY - Review

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:36:40 -0500

Shinnecock hills golf club is a traditional club with authentic course design. The first specifically designed club house is found on this course. It has a sandy terrain, reed grass borders, inland texture and strong winds in the expansive course on 300 acres. Each hole on the course is unique and it needs professionalism and ample amount of skill level, to complete each hole.



How to Break the Faulty Head Moving Habit During Your Golf Swing

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 07:50:08 -0500

We are not born with the faulty habits that exist in our present golf swing. They are acquired through repetition. Like most habits, they are difficult to break. But through the same feedback given to young Jack Nicklaus, who also had a bad habit of head movement, the habit can be broken. This article discusses the formation of habits and offers a way to break such habits and in particular, the head moving habit.



Pacific Dunes Golf Resort, Bandon, OR - Review

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 09:20:02 -0500

The Pacific dunes golf resort gets its beauty from the natural location of the site and its unique two nine-hole courses. The course is bordered with natural lakes and wetlands. The shady trees increase the aesthetic value of the course.



National Golf Links of America, Southampton, NY - Review

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 09:10:00 -0500

The National golf links of America was formed in 1908 and was opened for playing three years later. Originally, it had 67 members and each paid $1000 for the club. Today, it has the pride of hosting many matches and having many legendary people, in its member list.



Oakmont Country Club, Oakmont, Pa Review

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 10:22:01 -0500

The Oakmont country club has hosted a lot of championships and always ranks in one of the positions in the top five best golf courses in America. It is situated in Pennsylvania amidst the rolling hills. It was opened in 1903 and is considered to be one of the toughest courses in the world of golf. The course remains exactly the same as it was at the time of inauguration.



Golf Resort Review - The American Club

Fri, 09 Sep 2016 13:40:32 -0500

AUGUSTA NATIONAL GOLF CLUB, AUGUSTA, GA - THE REVIEW - The Augusta National golf club is ranked the fifth in the world's best golf courses, this year. It is considered to be a challenge for a player to play on this course. It also has a place in one of the top positions for being the hardest courses in the golf world.



Make Your Golf Play More Enjoyable With A Golf Push Cart

Wed, 07 Sep 2016 13:51:59 -0500

Golf is one of the most luxurious games you can get into. It is believed to be a game for the high end market. However, with so many golf courses available, now even you can indulge in the royal game. The success and enjoyment of the game lie in the proper positioning, aim and of course the right equipment. A push golf cart makes one of the best additions you can have in your game.



The Delusion of Perfection: The Art of Negative Thinking

Mon, 29 Aug 2016 14:53:11 -0500

What is the one thing every golfer wants - but never thinks they have? Consistency. of course. Most of us can accept the fact that hitting three-hundred drives is beyond our skill level, but just a little more consistency would be nice. Does your definition of consistency depend on the number of perfect shots? If so, then re-evaluating your expectations could be instrumental in allowing yourself to become more consistent.



The Mental Gateway to Consistent Golf

Mon, 22 Aug 2016 09:46:56 -0500

How long have you played the game? Are you constantly improving or have you hit the proverbial glass ceiling? Despite quantum advances in equipment technology, Smartphones with HD video replay and unlimited access to free on-line instruction, the majority of once a week golfers struggle to break 90 consistently. This article illustrates a crucial turning point for the once-a-week golfer



How to Play Fantasy Sports - PGA Tour Fantasy Golf Tips for Newbies

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 10:20:38 -0500

Although PGA Tour fantasy golf is a simpler form of daily fantasy sports to learn, it isn't a very familiar one to many. But even if you're not familiar with the golfing scene, daily fantasy golf is very much worth a try, and we'd like to help you out with it. So read on as we now present to you some interesting and useful tidbits about daily fantasy golf, and how to play it if you're a newcomer.



Golf Swing Tips - Should You Hire a Golf Pro?

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 14:56:46 -0500

Trying to perfect your Golf swing? There are golf pros and there are golf amateurs. And fortunately, the twain can and do meet, with very pleasant results for both parties.



How to Play Shots From the Sand Trap, Like a Pro

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 12:39:23 -0500

How to make the bunkers your friend. Fear not the bunkers but master them to shoot lower golf scores. Senior golfers can improve by learning how to hit bunker shots correctly.



The Power of Fear: Conquering The Avoidance Syndrome

Fri, 05 Aug 2016 07:07:30 -0500

Based on my experience with over eleven-thousand students, I have come to the conclusion that the vast majority find it easier to recall mistakes than successes. The fear of repeating a past mistake traps many golfers in the avoidance syndrome; they automatically focus on where they don't want the ball to go. In most cases, the golfer isn't aware of this tendency. This article offers a brief overview on how to overcome the avoidance syndrome.



Improve Your Golf Putting Skills And Lower Your Handicap Fast

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:39:28 -0500

Learning the game of golf is quite a challenge and it can be frustrating when your scores are not getting better. Discover some useful tips to help you improve your putting skills and shoot lower scores more quickly.



Learning to Play Golf Better and Shoot Lower Scores

Thu, 21 Jul 2016 15:10:54 -0500

Learning the game of golf can be a significant challenge however it is not impossible to get better if you can learn to do things the right way. Discover some useful tips to help you keep the ball in the fairway and reduce your handicap faster.



Become a Better Golfer Today - Break the Myths and Learn the Skills to Excel

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 09:49:15 -0500

Here are a few myths and key pointers that I have learned through my years as a golfer. If you follow my advise, you will, plain and simple, become a better golfer.



Easily Learn Exact Steps of How to Drive the Golf Ball Longer Improving Your Golf Swing Speed

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:51:53 -0500

Longer Drives Will be natural for you when you increase golf swing speed. Learn Details on the steps needed to achieve faster swings and longer distances.



Golf Swing Tempo and Knowing How Your Rhythm and Tempo Lead to Consistent Golf Swings

Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:49:23 -0500

Understanding the interaction between Tempo and rhythm in your golf swing can improve your consistency in the game. Discover how to use your rhythm to develop tempo. More tips on relaxation to help and optimizing golf swing tempo



Improve Your Golf Swing With These 6 Tips For Beginners That Will Lower Scores Consistently

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:41:50 -0500

Golf can seem very complex with so much to remember when you are beginning the game or stepping up to learn more to lower your scores. However, when you stick to the basics, and follow these tips or what can be considered form rules, you can keep your scores consistently lower.



How Can Golf Courses Better Conserve Water Supplies?

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 14:59:33 -0500

The USGA is employing several new and innovative intelligent solutions to the on-going issue of water conservation. Here are a few of the new grasses being developed and tested to see which ones are best suited for the different environments they would be used in.



Golfing Is Great in America's Northwest Corner

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 07:42:48 -0500

There are more than 350 public golf courses in Oregon and Washington. Both states are great places for golfers. Beautiful scenery, wildlife and some of America's greatest courses are the draw. No matter where you go in either state there's always a good reason to take the clubs along. Here's a look at some great golf areas open for public play in America's Pacific Northwest corner.



A Morning With Bernhard Langer

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 12:34:21 -0500

It's a beautiful Friday morning, and I'm out here on the Cochise course driving range at Desert Mountain Country Club, awaiting my appointment with Bernhard Langer. I have known Mr. Langer for a little over a year now, we have worked together at a few other golf tournaments, and he graciously obliged to do this interview with me.



How To Lower Golfing Scores Quickly

Mon, 13 Jun 2016 08:52:49 -0500

Lowering your golf scores quickly is not an easy task and requires a lot of perseverance. Discover some effective and proven techniques to help you hit the ball straighter and enjoy the game more.



What You Need to Do To Be A Master in Golf

Tue, 31 May 2016 10:39:22 -0500

Over the years, golf has evolved into becoming one of the most fascinating games around. A few years ago, this game was considered to be a rich man's game which one the financially affluent individuals could indulge in. But these days, anyone who is enthusiastic about this sport can play it. Over time, it has become a family sport where the whole family indulges in it on weekends. Golf as we know it has always been one of the toughest sports around which is why the demand for training equipments has increased a lot over time.



5 Vital Character Traits Coveted to Be a Great Golf Player

Fri, 27 May 2016 07:03:09 -0500

A great golfer almost always has some exceptional character traits that play a significant role in enhancing their performance. It has been seen through research that the people having these characteristics have scored more than 95 percentile in most of the tournaments. A great golfer almost always has some exceptional character traits that play a significant role in enhancing their performance.



Golf - Instantly Cure the Optical Illusion That Causes Your Slice

Mon, 23 May 2016 07:57:20 -0500

Learn how to cure your golf slice instantly and permanently in one move. Your golf swing slice is caused by an optical illusion. Find out what it is and cure it instantly.



Play Golf and Save Money at the Same Time

Thu, 19 May 2016 10:18:51 -0500

Though it may be true that playing golf means investing a substantial amount of money, there are still ways on how a golf player could forego spending more than they need to. Purchasing golf equipment could not be as expensive as one expects if he knows how to choose. This article will provide the player with a few ways on how he could play golf while saving up through the purchase and use of some golf equipment.



You and The Pros: Demystifying The Zone

Tue, 10 May 2016 10:59:30 -0500

What is the zone? In most sports, an intense level of concentration is the key to stellar performance. Golf, however, requires a different form of concentration. This unique state of mind and body is often referred to as "the zone" or "getting in the bubble". This article explores the possibility that golfers at any skill level, have the ability to enter this esoteric state of mind and body that enables them to transcend their current skill level.



The Best Golf Game Formats

Thu, 05 May 2016 09:37:05 -0500

One very appealing aspect of golf to many players is the vast amount of different formats in which the game can be played. Let's start with the two main formats; Match Play and Stroke Play, and then we will share some other interesting formats.



Solving the Slice

Tue, 03 May 2016 13:49:12 -0500

Having a problem slicing the ball? Use this method of training to help straighten out your drive and get your game to a new level.



Important Golf Definitions to Help Understand the Rules

Mon, 02 May 2016 08:47:59 -0500

This post may seem very basic to many golfers, but it's often a mistake thinking that you know everything and can just simply skip through to another article. This post will help you understand and become familiar with the terminology and definitions often used in golf.



Golf: Good Senior Exercise, Just Recreation, Or A Complete Waste Of Time?

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:36:47 -0500

Many seniors find that getting enough exercise is more work than fun. Many turn to activities, such as golf, as part of a senior exercise program. The question is whether golf is really exercise, recreation, or just a waste of time as far as senior fitness and health is concerned.



The Delusion Of Consistency

Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:57:04 -0500

The one goal that unites golfers at every skill level is the struggle for consistency. The idea sounds perfectly logical. The concept implies predictability, yet every avid golfer knows how unpredictable the game can be. How do we define consistency? This article suggests consistency is not an all-or- nothing concept, but a constantly changing definition based on how you feel.



Two Driving Range Games to Make Practice More Fun

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 10:07:09 -0500

Do you find the driving range a boring and repetitive task? Read on to discover two games that you can play at the driving range, which will increase the enjoyment you get from a driving range session and possibly lower your handicap.



What Height Do I Tee the Ball?

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:32:40 -0500

You're quite new to the game of golf; you pull out the driver on the first tee along with a golf ball and tee. You begin to push the tee into the ground before stopping and asking yourself, 'what height do I tee the ball?



The Relationship Between Music and Golf

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:32:34 -0500

Since the first ever bulky Walkman that was released back in the seventies, people have been using music on the go ever since. Now with the latest technology such iPod's, MP3 players and Smartphones, we can all easily carry around our favourite music.



How A Golf Lesson Can Help Your Game

Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:49:30 -0500

Having a golf lesson from your local PGA Golf Professional will have a huge impact on your game. Not only will you have an expert casting his/her experience in the golf swing it will do wonders for your confidence.



The Difference Between a Hacker and Scratch Golfer Is Patience and Persistence

Fri, 08 Apr 2016 08:13:46 -0500

As stated in the title, one major difference between a hacker, (high handicap) and a scratch golfer, (low handicap) is patience and persistence. They remain extremely patient with disregard to their slow and steady progress on the golf course, while continuing to be persistent even when they have bad days on the course and feel like they are never improving.



Why You Should Join a Private Golf Club

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 09:38:13 -0500

Joining a private golf club has many benefits and is something that you should think about if you haven't already. In this article, we will look at some of the advantages that will come with investing in a membership.



How To Control Time: The Missing Link Between Practice and Playing

Wed, 06 Apr 2016 09:22:44 -0500

Every golfer, at every skill level, has experienced the marked contrast in results between practice and playing. The "secret" to effective practice lies in making practice conditions more challenging than playing. This article reveals the missing ingredient that is often overlooked in traditional instruction; how to control time.



A Tool to Create More Backspin

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:52:40 -0500

You've just hit the perfect pitch shot into the green; it's all over the flag and your fellow golfing mates are already congratulating you on your efforts. As you watch the ball land, you see the ball bound past the pin, over the green and into the bunker.



How Tell A Great Golf Joke

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 15:14:57 -0500

One of the best ways to relieve tension during a golf round - especially if you or your friends are having a bad round is to tell a good joke. This article explains how to be calm, relaxed and confident and deliver a great joke that will make you, as well as others, happier, have fun and play better golf. You'll be surprised how everyone's game improves if you deliver the right joke.



Choosing the Correct Golf Shoes

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 10:41:15 -0500

The average golfer will spend 4-5 hours per round standing on his feet while covering a decent 4-5 miles. It's important that you understand how the correct golf shoes can be vital to lowering your scores and handicap.



Play to Your Strengths and Iron Out Your Weaknesses

Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:49:40 -0500

Strengths and Weaknesses; an absolute fantastic way to begin improving your golf game is to play to your strengths and practice your weaknesses. If you want to begin improving your scores, you need to find out what your strengths and weaknesses are.



From the Practice Range to the Golf Course: The Longest Walk In Golf

Thu, 31 Mar 2016 06:25:58 -0500

Every golfer, at every skill level, has experienced the discrepancy in results between practice and playing. The beliefs you entertain during the brief walk (or ride) from the practice range to the golf course, are often overlooked in traditional instruction. In this article we offer a possible explanation and potential cure for this common phenomenon.



Hit The Big Golf Drive - But Do You Use A Rock Or A Marshmallow Ball?

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 09:45:14 -0500

When your driver strikes the golf ball, you want the ball to have as much energy (technically called "kinetic energy") transferred into the golf ball as possible. The ball compresses and then seeks to regain its round form. In general, the more energy you transfer into the golf ball, the farther it will go while it's in the process of regaining its original round form. But different golf balls regain their round form in different way depending on whether the ball is high compression or low compression as well as other factors.



Hazards of the 18 Hole Course

Wed, 30 Mar 2016 06:25:12 -0500

A standard 18 hole course has a variety of hazards for the golfer to master. Find out what they are and what they mean for the game.



Enhance Your Golf Performance With Strong Shoulders

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 13:48:10 -0500

What do you do to hit the perfect golf shot? You hold the club with a strong grip, make sure that the posture is right, and concentrate on the ball before hitting it. But to tell you the truth, your job remains half-done if the ball swings to a direction you didn't aim for.



Buying a Golf Bag

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 09:42:17 -0500

There are several different golf bag types and a number of things that you should be considering when purchasing a new golf bag, which will ensure that it will fit your golfing style. Every year new technology is being brought in and we see it taken and adapted to higher levels within the game of golf.



Learn to Keep a Steady Head in 30 Days or Less With a Simple and Daily 5 Minute Exercise

Mon, 28 Mar 2016 07:54:16 -0500

Any golfer can gain a steady head for their swing by getting instant tactile feedback on head movement without hitting golf balls. This simple exercise can be done in your bedroom for 5 minutes each day for 30 days or less to develop the necessary new muscle memory.



It's Not All About Being a Long Hitter!

Fri, 25 Mar 2016 12:22:47 -0500

Too many golfers want to hit the ball 300+ yards every time straight down the middle of the fairway. Stop stressing about how far you hit the ball and use these pointers below to get the most out of your game and start beating the long hitter every time.



Improve Your Golf Swing With Two Basic Steps

Fri, 25 Mar 2016 12:22:05 -0500

Do you drastically need an improvement to your golf swing? Are you a beginner who is struggling to play better and simply gets frustrated each round?