It’s no surprise that almost every industry was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdowns kept people from patronizing stores, restaurants, businesses and institutions. As a result, most industries experienced significant losses during the height of the pandemic. However, some industries were able to thrive under lockdown restrictions. When you think of which products or businesses … Continue reading “The impact of Covid-19 on the golf industry”
What is the dreaded golf “Snowman”?
If you grew up in a chillier climate, a snowman probably conjures positive memories of snow days in your youth. For golfers however, a snowman is something less than desirable. In golf lingo, a snowman refers to a score of 8 on any individual hole. Most holes are rated around par 3 or par 4, … Continue reading “What is the dreaded golf “Snowman”?”
The perfect golf practice vs playing ratio
If you have been golfing for a while now and trying to improve your game, you’ve probably spent some time at the driving range or chipping green. While some golfers eschew practicing entirely, meaningful practice time is crucial if you want to get better at the sport. If your goal is putting together a great … Continue reading “The perfect golf practice vs playing ratio “
Playing golf on Super Bowl Sunday
It’s no surprise that most golf is played on the weekend and as a result Sunday has become the busiest day of the golf week. Golf was not always played on Sundays, however. The tradition of abstaining from golf on Sundays dates back to the 1600s with “Slumber Sundays,” or a day of religious observance … Continue reading “Playing golf on Super Bowl Sunday”
Are your glasses hurting your golf game?
If you have less than perfect eyesight, you may have noticed that your score seems to differ when you are wearing glasses compared to wearing contacts. Maybe you have recently started wearing glasses and your average increased in the following weeks. People may accuse you of making excuses for your golf game, but you’re actually … Continue reading “Are your glasses hurting your golf game?”
Is golf dying?
When most of us imagine the typical golfer, we probably default to old men, rich people, and businesspeople looking for a creative place to hold meetings. Compared to other sports, golf appears to have a much less diverse body of players and fans, with a much greater barrier to entry. Anyone can play basketball on … Continue reading “Is golf dying?”
Playing golf with and for Parkinson’s disease
Anyone who’s familiar with the conditions knows that having Parkinson’s takes a severe toll on your mobility. People with Parkinson’s experience tremors, stiffness, and slowness of movement, which may impair their ability to exercise and participate in fun activities. Living with a chronic illness can produce many complications that lead to stress, and stress has … Continue reading “Playing golf with and for Parkinson’s disease”
Staying cool when playing golf
We have all had the experience of waking up for tee time on a warm morning expecting pleasant weather only to end up perspiring for a full eighteen holes. People have different weather preferences but playing golf on a hot day can take some of the fun out of this fantastic outdoor sport. If you … Continue reading “Staying cool when playing golf”
Books about golfing that will make you a better golfer
Any golfer you ask will tell you that golf is not only a physical activity, but a mental one. Did you know that thinking about golf is just as important as playing golf. Most new players think the best way to practice is to hit a golf ball. But crafting your approach on how to … Continue reading “Books about golfing that will make you a better golfer”
Is golf bad for you?
Anyone with a bad back or knees knows that a game of golf can be hard on the body. If you have ever played a few holes of golf and come home to an aching back, you might have found yourself wondering: is golf bad for you? The short answer is no. Golf is good … Continue reading “Is golf bad for you?”