Have you ever had the feeling that, no matter how much you practice or play, you’re getting worse at golf? You have spent countless hours at the driving range or putting green, but all your efforts result in little more than a swing and a miss. You’re probably asking yourself what you’re doing wrong, why … Continue reading “Ever feel like you’re getting worse at golf?”
What makes golf difficult?
If you have ever spoken with a golfer or played the sport yourself, you likely know how frustrating the sport can be. It may seem counterintuitive; after all, you are playing by yourself with no time pressure or referee yelling at you from the sidelines. At face value, golf seems like a relaxing outdoor sport … Continue reading “What makes golf difficult?”
Is there anything more frustrating than getting worse at golf?
There is nothing more annoying than hitting the golf course and coming away with a new high score. If you’re a habitual golfer, you may have noticed that no matter how much you play, whether you’re practicing on the fairway or the driving range, you just keep getting higher and higher scores every time. Are … Continue reading “Is there anything more frustrating than getting worse at golf?”
How to get recruited for college golf
It’s that time of year where parents and children alike are searching for resources to help them effectively market themselves to colleges. Athletes in particular have to build an impressive resume to attract college recruiters. Much of the information about college coaches recruiting players revolves around sports like basketball and football. It can be difficult … Continue reading “How to get recruited for college golf”
What are the most important muscles for golf?
When working on your golf swing, there are certain muscles that need to be conditioned and exercised in order to produce an effective follow-through. Not enough golfers practice proper strength and conditioning for golf, and this can affect your ability to achieve a suitably balanced and flexible position. But how can you use strength training … Continue reading “What are the most important muscles for golf?”
Golf strength and conditioning essentials
When you hear the phrase “strength and conditioning” you probably think of bulky football players hogging the weight rack in the gym. But strength training is important for all athletes, not just those who play fast paced contact sports. Even golfers can benefit from these techniques. Being stronger helps you control the speed and distance … Continue reading “Golf strength and conditioning essentials”
Can you really improve your golf handicap by 10 strokes?
For many people, the process of getting better at golf starts with an attempt to improve your handicap. In golf, a handicap is a number that indicates your ability as a player. For example, if a player has a +10 handicap, they play about ten strokes above average. As all golfers know, lower numbers are … Continue reading “Can you really improve your golf handicap by 10 strokes?”
How young can kids start playing golf?
As parents, you are always teaching your children new things. Whether they are learning about the way the world works or simply what they’re interested in, kids often learn by watching their parents. Exposing your kids to your hobbies and passions can help them develop their own. For golfers, bringing your kids to the course … Continue reading “How young can kids start playing golf?”
Golf swing vs. baseball swing: A breakdown
Many golfers also have interest in other sports, whether they’re a player or a spectator. In the case of junior golfers, many of them also play soccer or baseball. Surprisingly, golfers that also play baseball report having trouble with their baseball swing because of their golf swing or vice versa. While there are some similarities … Continue reading “Golf swing vs. baseball swing: A breakdown”
Learning to play golf at 60 is possible
If you are in your 40s, 50s, or 60s, learning to play golf may seem like an impossible task. Everyone thinks an old dog can’t learn new tricks, and sports are better left to the young. However, your age should never prevent you from enjoying the best game on earth. For many people, retirement signals … Continue reading “Learning to play golf at 60 is possible”