River's Edge Golf Blog

Understanding The Form and Function Of Your Golf Shoes

 

You wouldn't wear bowling shoes if you are going out jogging or hiking in the mountains. So why would you wear regular shoes on the golf course? Golf shoes are athletic footwear designed to offer safety and comfort for golfers of all skill levels. There are also special features to golf shoes that can help people with their game.

Anatomy Of A Golf Shoe...

What Slope Rating Really Means For A Golf Course

If you are new at the game of golf, you may find certain terms confusing when heading out to the course. Each course may have several different ratings. But what does slope rating mean? Is it an indicator of the...

Local Golf Pro, Troy Eckberg, Official Scoreboard Calligrapher for Sony Open

Our Director of Golf Operations, Troy Eckberg, just returned to Central Oregon from the Sony Open held at Waialae Country Club on the island of Oahu. No, he wasn't playing in the tourney ... he was the official scoreboard calligrapher for the tourney.
 
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What Golf Ball Should I Use?

You may believe that every golf ball is the same. Yet golf balls are manufactured in different ways to give varying types of performance to the game. Some types of golf balls will give more spin, while other balls provide additional responsiveness. The type of ball you should use must be based on your skill...

3 Signs That You Need To Get New Golf Clubs

Is there a proper time to switch to new clubs?

Here are the 3 signs on when you may want to consider getting new golf clubs before hitting the course. Check to see if any of these signs apply to you and then pick out the clubs that will improve your skills as well as allow you to continue to enjoy...

Perseverance Is Key To Maintaining Your Golf Fitness Routine

Golf fitness allows you to keep your body physically in shape to compete in the sport and to have the endurance to play through each course with strength and stability. Every fitness program should be tailored to exercise the body, encourage you to eat healthy foods and help you to stay away from the bad habits that can effect your game...

Junior Golfers: At What Age To Teach Your Child The Game?


You love golf, and you have noticed that your children have an interest in the sport every time you pick up the golf bag. They ask about your game, how long you will be at the course, and if they could come along and drive the golf cart. Then the day comes when you get home and see your child whacking at the grass with your putter. They are...

Get Into The Swing Of Holiday Gift Giving: 5 Golf Gift Ideas


Not every person on your holiday wish list wants to have a crock pot, toaster, or reindeer sweater with the lighted nose as a gift. Also, you want to give them something that they will use for years and years. When you are shopping for the golf enthusiast on your wish list, pick out the latest golf equipment, accessories, and apparel so your...

Golf Exercises To Help Your Swing


Golfers, do you feel yourself lagging when trying to make your swing? Do you burn up your energy too quickly, or you feel like you can't even get through 6 holes without heading back to the country club? Like any sport, golf requires people to be at the top of their game so they can have the best time out...

5 Tips For A Phenomenal Golf Swing

It's never too late to perfect your golf swing. Whether you are a new golfer or an experienced pro, you can constantly tweak how you swing the iron, stand at the tee and and grip the club so you can have a phenomenal golf swing that everyone will envy. Have a stellar score and a great day at the links by using the follow tips to improve your...

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