To become a caddy, you must not only master the mechanics of golf but also build a professional network, and more. Here’s how to become a caddy: Master Course Management Volunteer Get Certified Network Apply for Professional Caddy Jobs Continuing Learning That’s right, it’s not as simple as just submitting a resume. I’ve employed many caddies in my day, so I am happy to report that this job is fantastic — if you know what you’re doing. Here are the 7 steps you can start today to get a job as a professional caddy. This isn’t just a general list.
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Low-compression golf balls (30-60) can help high handicappers, beginners, or seniors with slow swing speeds get more distance. On the other hand, a higher compression golf ball (80-120) will work best for low handicappers with faster swing speeds. If you use a ball that’s too hard for your swing speed, it won’t compress or “bounce” off your club. Then, you won’t achieve optimal distance. However, if you use a ball that’s too soft, it can be less accurate. The key is to find the right golf ball with the right compression for your swing speed. That’s why we purchased many
It’s Cyber Monday, so major retailers like GlobalGolf, Amazon, and PGA TOUR Superstore are cutting prices by as much as 70% off. Featured Cyber Monday Golf Deals [Editor’s Picks]: Best Overall: Under Armour Polo Shirt (52% off) Best TV Deals: Insignia Smart Fire TVs (47% off) Best Premium TV: Samsung 98-inch Class QLED 4K TV (38% off) Best Ball: Maxfli Tour Ball – Pack of 48 (37% off) Best Driver: Callaway Mavrik Driver (50% off) Best Rangefinder: Callaway 300 Pro Laser Rangefinder (43% off) Best Deal on Golf Shoes: Nike Air Zoom Infinity Tour NXT% (53% off) Best Retro Golf Shoes: Air
Interested in knowing how far you should be able to hit a ball with a specific club? We found out. Here are some estimated golf club distances a newer golfer could aim for: Driver: 225 yards 3 Wood: 205 yards 5 Wood: 190 yards 4 Iron: 175 yards 5 Iron: 165 yards 6 Iron: 155 yards 7 Iron: 145 yards 8 Iron: 135 yards 9 Iron: 125 yards PW: 120 yards SW: 90 yards Your distances will vary, and I advise clients to hit the range with all of your clubs to find your exact distances. Read on because you
The types of golf clubs include drivers, woods, hybrids, irons, wedges, and putters. For beginners, it is worth knowing their pros and cons, too. It can be confusing to remember all of the golf club names initially. There is quite a bit to remember about each type of club, but we have compiled a comprehensive guide for you all here. Each section will go through the basics of each golf club, the names of golf clubs with pictures, and their uses – hopefully, it will be educational for you. I know when I was building my first set of golf
Our Favorite Golf Deals The editors at GolfSpan regularly look for deals. We’re especially interested in discounted clubs, secondhand equipment, and low prices on custom gear. Below, you’ll find articles with recommendations on Golf Deals. Some of these include affiliate offers, which can earn our team a commission at no extra cost to you. Looking for the latest golf deals? Check out the newest discounts from our friends at PGA TOUR Superstore. Reviews and Discounts on Specific Clubs
I’ve had multiple names for my golf carts over the years. If you’re creative with your golf cart names, chances are, you’ll be remembered for it on the course. It’s an excellent way to reflect personality, start conversations, make your golf cart stand out, and add humor to the sport. Some of the best golf cart names are: Birdie Bomber The Bogey Man Golfzilla Maverick The Tank Batmobile Beer Cart The Rocket The Fore-wheel Drive The Fore Fathers Since you can name your golf cart anything, finding the perfect name for your four-wheeled buddy might seem challenging. But don’t worry!
This guide focuses on the best left-handed putters. We regularly evaluate clubs here at Golfspan and wanted to dedicate some special attention to all the other lefties out there. As we evaluated left-handed putters this year, we considered blade, mallet, budget, alignment aids, and overall precision. We also considered availability. When we’ve covered left-handed putters in the past, many of our top-rated clubs sold out quickly. So check out the options below. In our ongoing effort to provide the best reviews for players of all skill levels, we’ll show you the full evaluations, where to find them, and what makes
To stop topping the ball, you get longer clubs, place the ball further back, or work on how your clubhead impacts your ball (so it’s not too high). As a PGA Professional and instructor, I’ve noticed that newer players commonly top the ball, but better players are not immune to occasionally topping a shot. In this article, I will cover a few tips to help you if you have contact issues and are topping the golf ball. I will give three drills I use with my students to improve ball contact. These drills include videos demonstrating a couple of them.
The standard-sized golf clubs are made for men 5’9″ to 6’0″ tall. If you’re taller than 6″, you’ll need clubs that are 0.5-2″ longer. If you’re shorter than 5’9″, you need clubs that are 0.5-2″ shorter than the standard length. To know the right golf club size, refer to my golf club length-to-height chart or use the wrist-to-floor method. Buying the right-sized golf club is crucial for your golf game. While a shorter golf club can ruin your posture and potentially cause back pain with excessive bending, a too-long one can affect your golf swing and ball contact. In this article,