Who-Invented-Golf

Who Invented Golf?

Everything and everyone has an origin story- even you. The same can be said about golf. It is a friendly game pitting you against friends or even with yourself. It challenges both your mind and body. Yet, many are not familiar with how golf came into existence. Let’s explore. A History Lesson On March 6, 1457, Scotland’s King James II, outlawed playing football and golf. This was because Scotsmen had …

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How To Get A Consistent Golf Swing

How to Get a Consistent Golf Swing

For many new golfers, the inability to consistently strike the ball remains a big challenge. You might even have a good handicapper in your golfing circle, but I bet they only make good shots occasionally. To be an exceptional golfer, you have to make consistent good shots. Here’s how you do it.  Defining A Consistent Golf Swing So, you are looking for tips for a consistent swing.  What does that …

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Best Golf Swing For A Bad Back

Best Golf Swing for Bad Back

As a golfer there aren’t as many injuries as devastating as a bad back. Nevertheless, back injuries are among the most common in our game. In some cases, a golf swing can strain the back. This leaves the question; which golf swing is best for a bad back. Golf Swing and Your Back Truth be told, there isn’t such a thing as the “best golf swing” for a bad back. …

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What Is A Wedge?

What Is a Wedge?

Many important golf shots are played using a wedge. For this precise reason it is important to know when and how to use a wedge. Despite its simple use, many new golfers are confused about what a wedge is and how to use it.  The below information is intended to educate and inspire you to use your wedges in the right circumstances.  Defining A Wedge Right, let’s do this. So, …

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Stableford Scoring System

StableFord Scoring System

As a golfer, you probably know the most basic formats of golf; stroke play and match play. If you are new to this sport, you probably haven’t heard of the Stableford scoring system.  If you want to know more about this fascinating club-level of playing golf, then read on. A Quick History Lesson About the Stableford Scoring System It was quite interesting to learn that the Stableford Scoring System is …

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What Wedges Do I Need?

What Wedges Do I Need?

Knowing what wedges to use and when to do so, is important if you want to hit a variety of shots around the green. With so many different names like Pitches, chips, flops, bunker blasts and so on; it may seem difficult to know which one to pick. To lift you from the burden of confusion, let’s explain. Using More Than One Wedge New golfers find themselves wondering how many …

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How To Hinge Wrists In Golf Swing

How To Hinge Wrists in Golf Swing

A lack of control and power can result in weak golf shots. Commonly this is because the player’s wrists aren’t hinging properly. If this is something that you are struggling with, don’t feel bad it happens to many golfers. In this informative guide, we aim to enlighten you on the best ways you can hinge your wrists with ease.  Simplifying The Importance of Wrist Hinge Hinging your wrists is paramount …

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How To Follow Through Golf Swing

How to Follow Through Golf Swing

New golf players often fall in the habit of focusing on elements, that are not as important as others. They tend to emphasize the elements of their swing that go head of striking the ball. In this guide, you will learn everything you need to when it comes to the follow through, and why it matters so much. The Follow Through Is Crucial to Your Golf Swing Your golf swing …

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Golf Tips Driving Straight

Golf Tips for Driving Straight

Whether you are a beginner or have been striking balls for a while, knowing how to swing your driver straight can be tricky. When you master the basic concepts of using your driver, you will have more distance and accuracy in your shot. In this guide, we unravel the secrets to driving the ball straight.  A Common Problem Your ability to score with your driver can be determined by the …

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Shallow Vs Steep Golf Swing

Shallow vs Steep Golf Swing

Ways to Improve Your Swing: Shallow vs Steep Getting to know all the fancy golf jargon can be confusing, even if you live and breathe this sport. Today, among the range of terms found, we will have a look at both shallow and steep golf swings. What are they and how should- or shouldn’t- these swings be used?  Let’s explain. Defining Steep or Shallow Golf Swings To put it simply, …

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How To Play Your Best Golf All Time

The Greatest Golf Swings of All Time

If you are a beginner or seasoned golfer, there is nothing better than looking back at the best golf swings of our favorite pros. While each one of us does our best to perform the best golf swing ever, there are those who have done a pretty good job at amazing us with their swinging capabilities. Fred Couples Couples’ tempo is really astonishing. He can stay calm and collected in his …

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What Is A Golf Scramble?

How to plan, play and win a golf scramble

If you are a complete newbie on the golf course, here’s a tip: a golf scramble is not the breakfast you enjoy before a day on the course. If that is what you were secretly thinking, it’s probably a good idea to continue reading and find out what a golf scramble is actually all about. What is a scramble in golf? Simply put, a scramble is one format in which …

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How To Hit A 6-Iron

How to Hit a 6-Iron

The average golfer has about fourteen clubs in the bag. One of the most often overlooked clubs is the 6-iron, generally because it doesn’t have a loft. With a 6-iron, you must be able to hit the ball cleanly and here you can find some tricks and tips to do just that. When Should I Use My 6-Iron? There are many reasons to use your 6-iron. For example, when you …

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Is Golf Hard To Learn?

Golfing for Beginners Things You Need to Know

Every single golfer has basically not been very good at this sport from the start. But the good news is that there is a lot to learn other than the basics, like hitting the ball. We are going to give you some guidelines on how to play golf a little better. You can decide for yourself if this is a sport you’d like to master. Do you Need Lessons first?  …

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How Much Time Do You Need To Play A Round Of Golf?

How long does it take to play 18 holes

As an amateur, fitting in a quick round of golf is likely to take some planning. Mostly because a round of golf is UNlikely to be quick at all. So how much time should you set aside? There are various factors to consider. How long does it take to play a round of golf? One round of golf consists of 18 holes. Now, if your partner wants to know for …

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Are Golf Lessons Worth The Money?

Are Golf Lessons Worth the Money? (Pros and Cons)

Golf is a game where it’s absolutely possible to become a self-taught player. But lessons with a coach can be valuable for those who want to lower their handicap or excel at the sport in friendly games. The key thing is finding yourself a good pro you want to learn from. Paying for lessons would be a waste if your coach wasn’t helpful and an asset to your abilities. If …

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Do Golf Lessons Work

Do Golf Lessons Work?

The gentleman’s sport, played by the likes of royalty and average folk alike.  And what’s the one thing all players of golf have in common?  We all want to be better golfers, but mostly we just don’t know how!  Why are Golf Lessons Important?  Surely in our modern world of youtube and blog posts, we can find everything we need to become a scratch golfer?  This, unfortunately, is not necessarily …

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Golf Lessons

How Many Golf Lessons Should I Take?

Golf lessons are one of the best ways to improve a player’s game. Some golfers are determined to up their game and will do so at any cost, whilst others enjoy golf as a fun hobby.  Golf lessons are not compulsory. In fact, only 15% of golfers take up lessons.  In this article, I break down the different categories of golfers and how many lessons each one should take. But …

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How To Keep Your Head Still In A Golf Swing

How to keep your head still in a golf swing

The old saying goes, “keep your eye on the ball.” In some cases, golfers might take this literally when they’re about to take a swing.  But this might be difficult to do, even for pro golfers. You might be one of them wondering, “How do I keep my head still with my golf swing?”  Don’t worry; in this article, there are tips and tricks that you can practice to improve …

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Dry Up A Messy Golf Swing Using The Towel Drill

Dry Up a Messy Golf Swing using the Towel Drill

If you feel that may be something wrong with your game, you are most probably right. With all the fancy drills on just about every golfing magazine and website, there is one drill that is undeniably effective.  Enter the towel drill, one of the most well thought after methods you can use to improve on a terrible swing.   Here we will discuss what it is, what it does, and how …

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Tips For Curing Under Plane Swing 

How to Avoid Swinging Under Plane: Try This

Amateur golfers are bound to hear their instructors telling them that they need to “Swing on Plane”.  Perhaps you’ve heard the term “Under Plane”. You might have scratched your head thinking “What the heck does this mean?”   Not to worry, in this feature we have you covered as we discuss exactly what a swinging plane is and how you can improve on this if needed.   Golf Swing Plane: What …

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How To Stop Coming Up On Toes In Golf Swing

How to Stop Coming Up on Toes in Golf Swing

We are all for making big golf swings. An amateur who steps up to the green and takes his or her very first swing is something we love seeing. But it has to be done correctly.  The most common golfing mistake seems to be raising up onto the toe of a player’s left foot as they swing towards the heavens. Let’s look into this in more detail. How Much Should …

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How To Use Your Wrists

How to Use Your Wrists- The Fundamental Part of Your Golf Swing

There tend to be a lot of ideas tossed around when it comes to the use of your wrists in a golf swing. That seems obvious considering the fact that the only contact with the golf club is with your hands.  Getting a great shot begins with your hands and wrists. Here you will learn the importance of your wrists in the game, how to use them for a few …

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How To Play Your Best Golf All Time

How to Play Your Best Golf All Time

Tommy Armour’s glorious book, “How to play your best golf of all time” was an instant bestseller shortly after appearing in 1953.  His approach to this guidebook is up-front and somewhat outspoken from start to finish. In this feature, we unravel some of the noteworthy aspects of this classic read.  We also give you the somewhat shorter version on how you can improve your golfing skills- though we would still …

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Practical Tips For A Steady Head And A Great Swing

Try This: Keeping a Still Head in Your Swing 

A steady head is one of the critical factors a good striker of the ball must ensure throughout hitting the target. It should not move far away when taking the golf club away.  However, there are golfers who battle to get a clear strike because of head movement. Here you can find a few tips on how to possibly solve the issue. How important is it to keep your head …

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