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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How To Hit A 7-Iron

Get The Best Out Of Your 7-Iron

While you are on your journey in learning how to play golf, you may have been told to start playing with a 7-iron. For several newbies, the 7-iron is the go-to club in their arsenal. Given its effectiveness as a golf club, you’ll need to be familiar with the handy 7-iron so here goes. Key Takeaways The Club that’s “easy to hit”  The 7 -iron has been described as the …

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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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Golf Gifts For Women

Golf Gifts For Women

If you are hosting a women’s golfing event or want to spoil your golf enthusiast female partner, you would be on the lookout for prizes and gifts. This can be difficult if you don’t know anything about golf, or you are hosting an event where you want to give out multiple goodies. To save you from the herculean task, we have found a few suggestions.  Orlimar Pitch & Putt Golf …

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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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Golf Scramble Rules Explained

Golf Scramble Rules Explained

Golf Scrambles are a favorite among players who like playing in tournament events. They are particularly popular in charity events or other fundraisers. The team format of a scramble has many perks like lower scores, quicker rounds, and team spirit. If this sounds like something you would enjoy playing, then buckle up as you’re about learn everything about golf scramble. Defining Golf Scramble Golf scramble lets teammates play the course …

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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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Top Tips For Female Golfers

Top Tips for Female Golfers

According to a report by the National Golf Foundation, there are about 16-million female golf players around the world. Another report from the Wall Street journal claimed that 67% of new golfers are women.  Welcome aboard ladies. We thought we’d hit you up with a few tips to boost your journey in this fantastic sport.  Overview Understanding golf may seem like a herculean task for beginners. It’s hard to know …

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Upright Golf Swings Explained

Upright Golf Swings Explained

It often happens that many new golfers aren’t completely sure if they should swing upright or how they can benefit from this. If this is one of your burning questions, we have the answer. Before we start, remember that golf is supposed to be a fun game- don’t overthink it. Key Takeaways Explaining An Upright Golf Swing When we talk about an upright golf swing, we are referring to the …

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How An Upright Swing Helps Your Down Swing

How An Upright Swing Helps Your Down Swing

There is no one right answer to what is the “best swing”.  An upright golf swing isn’t for everyone, but it has its advantages on the downswing. Key Takeaways Upright Golf Swing Explained An upright golf swing references how your arms and club are placed on your backswing. An upright swing sets the club in a spot on the backswing that’s more perpendicular to the surface than usual. Your arms …

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Ultimate Golf Tips And Tricks

Ultimate Golf Tips and Tricks You Did Not Know About

Golf is a sport riddled with tips. Seriously, whether you look for advice online- like you’re doing now. Everyone has some sort of wisdom they are eager to share. But don’t worry, I have uncomplicated it  for you by sourcing all the best tips that will give you the biggest reward.  Key Takeaways Finding The Right Advice Sorry to say, there is a downside to getting tips from your pals …

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Shorter Swing

The Magic of a Short Golf Swing

The foundation of a shorter golf swing is built from the backswing. If you are completely new to the sport, getting to grips with a decent shorter backswing will give you an added advantage.  Let’s shorten your backswing and improve your scoring record. Key Takeaways  The Challenge While you are learning the overall basics of golf, the backswing could be tough to grasp. You won’t be able to see if …

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Play Golf In The Wind

How to Play Golf in the Wind

It’s a common problem for golfers to play in the wind. This mainly due to having the wrong approach to these inconvenient forces of nature. Many players will attempt to hit it harder but this will only leave you with more spin on the ball. Let’s look at how you can play comfortably in windy conditions. Key TakeAways The Biggest Factors When you find yourself in the challenging situation of …

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Hands Too Far From Body

Your hands too far from body: What To Do!

It happens that golfers realize that their hands are far from their body at impact. If this is you, there are a few drills and training aids teaching professionals use to remedy this problem.  On the flipside they are futile as they typically do not focus on the main cause of the fault- a poor set up. Key Take Aways Common Problems The biggest reason why players keep their hands …

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The Ultimate Golf Mancave

The Ultimate Golf Mancave

Admit it, you’ve considered converting a room in your house into a definitive golfer’s virtual den. If not, you’re certainly considering it now. This is where you can shut the door and step up to the first tee anywhere on the planet without leaving your home. Yep, we’re talking about the ultimate golf man cave. Key Takeaways Why It’s A Great Idea Throughout the chilly winter season. golfers are forever …

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Slow Down Golf Swing

Simple Ways to Slow Down Your Golf Swing

You don’t always need to charge down at your ball to get a great shot. Slowing down your golf swing could give you elevated control while increasing your distance. There are more than a few techniques you can use to slow down your golf swing, thus improving your chances of lowering your scores and improve your handicap.  Here we will start with a simple drill for slowing your swing. Go …

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Getting To Grips With Your 60-Degree Wedge

Getting to Grips with Your 60-Degree Wedge

We are most certain that you will find many diverse golf clubs in your golf bag. Yes, we know that you can use all of your clubs to hit the ball, however one of the most significant clubs is the 60-degree wedge. You are about to learn more about when to use this club and how it should be used during your game. At What Point Do I Use the …

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The-Perfect-Follow-Through

The Perfect Follow Through

In a world rife with assumptions among golfers, another has seemed to have struck its head out. The latest is that as soon as they have struck the golf ball, absolutely nothing matters in the last stages of the golf swing. This is yet another fallacy in the sport, and the follow through plays a crucial part. The Role of The Follow Through The follow through is the final stage …

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Putter Length

A Quick Guide to Measuring Your Putter

Don’t neglect your putter. Since there are so many personalized club adjustments made today, the putter is often the last club considered. This is a grave mistake as a modified putter can be extremely useful. A putter that has the correct length provides consistent strikes and better speed control. In this guide you can learn how and when to measure your putter. Get the Right Putter You don’t necessarily need …

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Power Up Your Golf Swing

How to Get More Power in Golf Swing

As a serious golf player, you want to intensify the power of your swing. The biggest motivation is that hitting the ball farther can lower your score. Power plays a mental role in golf. When constantly hitting the ball past other players, they might swing harder to keep up with you – losing focus and accuracy. Considering all its benefits, let’s explore the ways you can increase power in your …

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