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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 who have won three out of four majors, it’s winning the fourth that brings the coveted title of grand slam.

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 respecting the course, we all could use a little help in the ways of proper golf rules. Here are some common tips for playing a game of golf.

Golf Sixes

A new shortened version of golf has been introduced in England. Golf Sixes has hit the scene, with a short version of golf, in an attempt to entice more beginners into the sport. Golf tends to draw a smaller audience with slightly expensive gear, and longer games. To an observer, it can seem like quite the time and financial commitment. Shortening the game and offering a Golf Six version, is a great way to bring players in that may not have considered golf before.

Working on your Short Game

Getting back to the golf course after a long, cold winter can be hard in many ways. Not only are you potentially out of shape, but it can take some time to get back into the swing of things. You may not be as comfortable taking that shot or put, and your body may have forgotten the best way to do it. So here are some tips for getting your short game back to where it needs to be.

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Tips for Golf Beginners

You want to become a golfer, whether or not you’ve ever played before. There are some things you should know before you being to play and invest in equipment. It’s beneficial to try out equipment and get some instruction before you invest in a membership or gear. Here are some tips for golfing beginners.


Working on your golf game

It’s spring, and most golf courses are just starting to awaken from a winter of snow, and a potentially wet muddy season. Perhaps your playing has gotten rusty from the prolonged hiatus, so here are some tips and advice to help you out, when you get back out on the course again.


Spring Golf Rules

Whether or not you’ve played all winter long, because you’re lucky enough to live in a warmer climate, or if you haven’t touched your clubs since the fall, anyone can use a little refresher. Here is a small refresher on odd golf rules that you may have forgotten about.

What happens if your ball falls off the tee?