River's Edge Golf Blog

Working on your Golf Game in the Off Season

If you dread the first snowfall of the year because it means the end of your golfing days for the foreseeable future, we feel your pain. Once that day arrives, we’ll spend a considerable amount of time fantasizing about the next golf season in the spring. Here are some tips and tricks to keep your...

Honoring Arnold Palmer

 

One of the most famous golfers of all time passed away on September 25, 2016. He died while awaiting heart surgery, he was 87 years old. He was a great golfer of his time, and was known for his famous drink of half lemonade and half...

Tips for Playing a New Course for the First Time

If you’re an avid golfer, or even a beginning golfer, chances are high that you’ve played more than one course. Chances are also high that the two courses were slightly different or maybe quite different. Here are some tips for navigating a new course...

Tips for Navigating Sand Traps

Sand traps can be treacherous. They do call them traps for a reason. Most see them as a complete loss to their game, a defeat. Here are some tips for shooting from within a sand trap, and coming back for the win.

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Seasonal Changes to Golf in the Fall

Most people think of golf as a summer sport. You get out in the sunshine and warm weather, avoiding the colder weather of the fall, or the muddy weather of the spring. Most golf players will tell you that fall is their favorite season to play golf in. Here’s why:

Fall Golf...

Demographics of golf

 

Learn a little more about the game through some numbers, including average age of players, scoring averages and more. Discover who the average golfer in the U.S. is.

The numbers

Nearly 30...

Dining on the patio before and after a round of Golf

There’s a tradition of enjoying lunch with your fellow golfers out-of-doors in the most enjoyable of golfing conditions. Maybe an Arnold Palmer is your beverage of choice before starting a game, or perhaps an ice cold beer is the perfect end to your 18 holes.

Hanging in the outdoors

You didn’t...

Golf Returns to the Olympic Summer Games in 2016

Golf will be played at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, for the first time since 1904. The last time golf was played in the Olympics, the United States and Canada were the only two competing countries. Due to the sport’s rapid...

Tips to Protect Your Health While On the Golf Course

 

 

 

Tips to Protect Your Health While On the Golf Course

Golf is a sport. Like any sport, people can become injured on the course while performing their swings or walking across the green. Protecting your health by avoiding injuries will ensure that you have a...

Simple Mistakes Golfers Make That Hold Them Back

On a daily basis, we are bombarded with tips about how to make our swings better, what to do to cinch the putt, and what not to do so we don't make the dreaded shank shot. Yet there are plenty of faux pas that golfers do while out on the course even before they take the...

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