As sporting hobbies go, golf is easily one of the most expensive. There are lessons to purchase, green fees to pay, and clothes to buy. And then there’s the equipment: golf balls, umbrellas, tees, and towels. You’ll also need a golf bag… a golf bag full of clubs. And if you’ve spent any amount of
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What are the advantages of forged irons? For many years this was not even a question, as forged irons were the norm up to the late eighties. This is when manufacturing technologies developed the casting process and introduced cavity-backed irons. There is a major difference in the construction and materials used for these two types
Anyone who has even the slightest interest in golf has probably heard of Titleist. The Titleist Pro V1 golf ball has been the most played ball on the PGA Tour for the past 20 years and is widely considered to be one of the most important pieces of equipment in the history of the game.
PING is one of the great pillars of golf manufacturing. Its putters, which are instantly recognizable by the ‘ping’ sound they make, have been a dominant force in golf for almost half a century. Its irons, drivers, and golf bags have also garnered universal praise. As a brand, PING is synonymous with clean, no-nonsense quality.
You’ve checked the weather forecast, booked a sunny slot, and got your sunscreen and shorts out ready. Then out of nowhere, the heavens open, and you’ve got no choice but to whip out an umbrella and slug your way through 18 holes of rainy golf. But, does rain affect golf ball distance? You’ve probably noticed
According to the USGA handicapping statistics, more mid handicapped male golfers exist than in any other segment. Accounting for 45% of handicapped players. So, what is a mid handicap, and where do you fit in? In this post, we will go over the scores a mid-handicapper will shoot, the equipment they use, and provide tips
The opinions on who fits in where on the golf handicap spectrum differ vastly among golfers. Generally, you can separate players by low, middle, and high handicaps. In this article, we look at what is a low handicap? This will help you understand at what point you can call yourself a low handicapped golfer. What
You have just invested in a brand new set of clubs, woods, and irons, carefully selected to match the equipment used by your favorite pro. You have been shooting in the mid-eighties, and today with this new kit, you hope to break 80 for the first time. Fast forward five and a half hours, and
The main reason for golf ball marking is to identify your ball on the odd occasion that it goes astray or you end up in the rough. Ball markings are also used for personal, corporate, or charity branding. Ball alignment is another reason. This concept sounds simple yet it is quite a contentious subject. You
In 2020, the world’s six different handicapping systems collaborated to form the World Handicap System. The purpose was to encourage more people to take up golf by extending the handicap limit to 54 for both men and women. Previously the highest handicap was 36.4 for men and 40.4 for women. In previous articles, I have
What, exactly, is a Stimpmeter, and how does it work? If you’ve watched any kind of professional golf on the TV, you may have heard commentators and tour players talking about Stimpmeters. This mystical device has been around for a few years now, and it’s a vital tool in the kit of every golfing groundskeeper.
A pulled shot is one of the most frustrating shots in the game of golf. Your club head is square at contact as it should be and the ball does not curve like a slice, it starts left and persists in a straight line further to the left. Irrespective of whether this is a persistent