Mention that golf is an exercise, and you may have people who never played the sport laughing at you and cracking jokes about the number of calories that are burned by golfers riding around in carts. What those people don't understand is that golf involves walking for long periods of time carrying or pushing a heavy set of golf clubs along the course.
Golf is considered a gentleman's game were rules and sportsmanship are expected when players are out on the green. Yet there is one thing that can cause all types of players to lose their composure, and that is the debate of whether to use a wooden tee or a plastic tee.
If you are an avid golfer that wears prescription glasses, you understand how frustrating it is to play outside on the courses. You have to deal with the glare coming off of the water, grass and bunker. If you have bifocals, you find your field of vision is a bit off as you look out into the distance to determine where you want to place the ball and then have to bend your head lower so that you can see the tee before hitting the ball.
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.
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 number of slopes on a course? Does it tell the steepness of the slope?