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A Few Unusual Golf Rules

Most non-golfers don’t understand the appeal that golf has on its fans. To those that aren’t already familiar with the sport, it’s rules and scoring, etc., golf can seem slightly different. The scoring is odd, and the terminology isn’t used in other sports. With the odd golf rules that...

How to Keep Score in Golf

Keeping score during a game of golf may prove to be difficult for newcomers to the sport. Every course you play has a scorecard, that tells you each hole’s length, par and rating. Here’s a breakdown of how to score the game for you beginners, or a refresher for those of you who’ve been...

Holiday Gifts for Golfers

Some people can be impossibly hard to give gifts to in the holiday season. You’re in luck if you have a golfer in your life, there are a variety of golf related gifts for a range of players, beginner to expert. Here is a list of golf gift ideas.

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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:

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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.

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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

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