Golf courses come in all different shapes and sizes. Most have 18 holes, and at each hole the golfer takes a drive or stroke in order to move the ball around the course to the next hole. The aim is to go from tee to green as quickly as possible, with as few strokes.
Whether you’re brand new to golfing or are a novice that has taken a few golf lessons, there are some parts of the golf course that you'll need to know. Understanding each component will come in handy when choosing a club or planning a shot.
Artificial grass has made major advances in recent years, and many indoor golf facilities and courses in drought-stricken areas have solid reasons to consider fake grass playing surfaces. However, there are a number of disadvantages to playing golf on an artificial surface, which leads many to believe that natural grass will never be replaced at the professional level.
Let’s delve beneath the surface and discuss why real grass is deeply rooted in the tradition and sport of professional golf.
The dog days of summer have officially arrived! And while summer brings longer days, which means more time to spend on the course, the scorching temperatures can really put a damper on your tee time. The good news is that there are all sorts of ways to beat the heat so that you can get the most out of your time on the course.
Keep reading for tips and tricks to stay cool, and why you should consider an indoor golf simulator for those days when the heat is just too much.
There’s no one exactly right way to play golf. Over the last six hundred or so years this game has been played, techniques and strategies have been constantly evolving.
Of course, there are basics that you’ll need to get right, but even now nothing is set in stone. Certain swings, movements, and clubs come and go like any other trend. New players will arrive with new techniques, and old techniques will become less popular.