River's Edge Golf Blog

Tricks to Successful Windy Golfing

 

Playing on a windy day presents its own set of challenges to the game of golf. Not only do you have to focus on your swing, your posture, stance, etc. but you also have to worry about how the wind might affect your golf ball. Here are some tips for playing in the wind.

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What is a Handicap?

If you’re just starting to play golf, it can be confusing to learn how to score the game. When you throw in the term handicap, and how it’s different for every player, it might become even more difficult for you to understand.

Why there is such a thing?

A handicap was invented so that it was more fair to...

How to Fix your Golf Grip

There are certain things you can get away with in golf, but your grip isn’t one of them. When so much if your swing depends on a good grip, it really is something that you need to focus on correcting.

Your Grip

The grip you have on a golf club, might be the most basic thing that you learn when first...

Need to work on your long putts? Here’s how:

We all know that in the game of golf, any shot can ruin your game or trip you up. If you have a favorite shot or favorite hole at your local Bend Golf Course, chances are you’ve spent time indulging yourself and practicing those. Now you’re due to spend some...

Fall Golf is Here

If fall is your favorite time to play golf in Bend, then gear up because Fall play is almost here. The courses aren’t as full as most tourists have gone home for the season. The weather has finally cooled off, making the course comfortable. If you time it right, on the right day, you could even have the course to yourself. Get out there enjoy the fall air and...

How to Hit the Golf Ball Straighter

Everyone has had difficulty with certain shots on the local golf course. Sometimes we curse the course architects for making a shot seemingly impossible. If you let the complexity of a shot get in your head, you’ll rarely overcome your fear and take a perfect swing. If you’re concerned about how narrow a shot appears, we’re here to help...

Jordan Spieth and the Championship Ahead

When it comes to being a grand slam winner in golf, there are only 5 golfers who have ever accomplished this feat; Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Gary Player, Gene Sarazen and Ben Hogan. There are some that think winning your first major is the hardest, while some think that winning your last major is the hardest. While there are 18 players...

Practice Makes Perfect, or Does it?

If you’ve ever spent hours on the driving range or practice green working on putts, drives and more, you know that it can be hard to translate to the course. While practicing for golf is a wonderful thing to do to improve your game, it’s not quite like playing a game of golf. So maybe it’s time...

How to Lag Putt Like a Pro

Long putts can be tricky. Sometimes it seems easier to take it in one putt, but it can wind up taking two or three. Working on your lag putting can be a great way to get a longer putt in, and help your game. Here are some tips that the pros use for lag putting, to get the ball as close as...

8 Dos and Don’ts of Golf

If you’ve ever gotten out onto the golf course and wondered whether or not you were expected to do this or that, or what topics of conversation were taboo, you may need a few reminders of what is appropriate for a game of golf. Whether it’s a suggestion to your golf etiquette or tips for...

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