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How Do Pro Golfers Know Yardage?

Pro golfers know how long they hit all of the clubs in their bag and knowing the precise yardage is essential in professional golf. One often wonders, given their accuracy, how do pro golfers know yardage? With the advent of modern technology, there are several aids available to golfers from rangefinders to GPS apps that can work off your smartphone. These aids are NOT allowed in professional golf tournaments. How Then Do Professional Golfers Know Their Yardages? Top professional golfers

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How Far Do Pro Golfers Drive?

There is no doubt that there are many long hitters among the pros. Not all the top players are big drivers but a few names stand out for booming long shots of the tee. Let’s try to answer the question ‘how far do pro golfers drive?’ Average Distance Following the Zurich Classic of New Orleans 2021, the average driving distance on the tour is 295.6 yards. The leader being Bryson DeChambeau at 321.1 yards, and at number 68 is Keegan

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How Many Golfers Make The Cut?

Have you ever wondered what is meant by “the cut” in golf?  How do they determine the cut? And how many golfers make the cut? Going through qualifying school and getting your card to play on the pro tour is a tough assignment. Then you need to qualify or be invited to play in one of the big championships or majors. After all that you then have to overcome “the cut”. Why There Is A Cut? Most tournaments are played

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Why Do Golfers Yell Fore?

Golfers often shout fore to warn players or others ahead of them when they hit a wayward shot. It is a warning for them to look out and not be struck by a golf ball. It is a common golfing term but many people are not aware of the origins and might well wonder, why do golfers yell “fore!” What Is The Origin Of The Term “Fore”? While there are a few theories, the most accepted understanding comes from the

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What Are The Degree Lofts Of Golf Clubs?

Every golfer wants to launch the golf ball high and far, and so the question ‘what are the degree lofts of golf clubs’ is asked. Golf club manufacturers are constantly designing new equipment ideas to increase either playability or distance. Manufacturers today make up sets with higher or lower lofts depending on their target market. What is Loft? Loft is the angle at which the face of the club “tilts” when the sole is laid flat on the ground. It

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How Many Golf Balls Are On The Moon?

Since ancient times, humans have looked up to the night sky and asked profound questions about, well, everything. Where did the universe begin? When will it end? Is it infinite? Are we alone? What does it all mean? Sure, these are important questions. But heck, we’re golfers. People of culture. Some of us look to the night sky and ask the questions that really matter. For example… How Many Golf Balls are on the Moon? We don’t have the answer

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Can You Drink On A Golf Course? Could It Improve your Game?

Generally speaking, drinking on a golf course is allowed at most clubs, but licensing regulations must be adhered to. However, for obvious reasons, the professional tour is the exception as the pros play for huge prize money and tour points to gain access to further special events during the tour. It is their ‘work’ after all,  and not many employers allow drinking at the workplace! If you go down a level to top league amateur golf, the same applies. Go

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How Much Does a Golf Simulator Cost and How Affordable are They?

The cost of a golf simulator is made up of several components. You can acquire them in the form of a package, or purchase the individual components and combine them into a customized golf simulator. Since the prices of simulators vary considerably due to the quality and features that each offers, you can start small and build up to a top-end package. Or, if your budget allows, you can always start with the top-of-the-range product. This piece will discuss the

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Who Are The Most Liked Golfers Ever? Do You Agree?

Identifying some of the most liked golfers of all time takes us through many decades of this great game. The judging criteria are subjective, but fan adoration and the legions of followers tell the story. Professional golfers, like any other top athletes, have their fans, but also detractors. The list is not in any rating order. List Of The Most Liked Golfers Arnold Palmer No golfer has experienced the adulation of such a large fan base as Arnie. ‘Arnie’s Army’

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What To Do With Old Golf Clubs? Donate, Resell And Reuse!

The shortened release cycles whereby various brands offer new equipment annually or bi-annually results in avid golfers building quite a stockpile of golf clubs. This raises the question of what to do with old golf clubs? Donate Depending on your financial status and money requirements there are a few ways of reducing your stockpile to a manageable level. If you are in the fortunate position where you can dispose of the clubs and apparel without any compensation it would be

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Can Golf Balls Get Waterlogged? Does It Affect Performance?

Water hazards – they’re everywhere, right? Imagine how many thousands, or rather, millions, of golf balls, have been fired into a lake or pond. If you’re buying a batch of used golf balls, you’re probably right to assume that a good chunk of them have been recovered from a lake. And you’re probably wondering, does the water affect their performance? Can golf balls get waterlogged, and lose their spark? The answer is yes and no, but I’ll do my best

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Golf Carts

Will A Golf Cart Fit In A Truck Bed? Here’s What You Need To Know!

If you plan to transport your golf cart, the best way to get it done is by using a trailer. Everything you need to know is in our article on trailer sizes. But what happens if you can’t source a trailer, or you want to save some money. What are your options? This article will deal with the question, will a golf cart fit in a truck bed? We will look at whether this is at all possible, and if

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