What Wedge Should You Use and When

If you’ve been around the game of golf for a little while eventually you start to understand how your clubs work and how to go about choosing the right club for certain shots. It’s not that complicated right? The higher the number on the club the higher the loft (or the shorter the ball goes). This is standard in golf, whether you’re using woods or irons except… when it comes to wedges. Unfortunately, for a novice golfer or even an advanced one, it’s not always obvious what each type of wedge is for, and that can be frustrating. Luckily though, we’re here to shed some light on that today.   Continue reading “What Wedge Should You Use and When”

What are Winter Rules?

Image result for winter rules golfSpring is coming to the golfing world and I couldn’t be more excited to start a new year on the links! But if your home is anything like mine you might still be worried about some more nasty weather before the season really gets under way.

Thanks to my days of competitive golf I’m very accustomed to playing in less than stellar weather. From forty degrees and rain to howling wind I’ve seen it all out on the course and to be honest, the climate usually doesn’t do anything drastic for my golf game…

Until you bomb your drive down the middle and you end up in a snow pile… then the weather is a problem.

Luckily for us though, there are some common courtesy rules that we can put in place to make sure these early spring rounds go a little smoother for all of us, called winter rules. Continue reading “What are Winter Rules?”

To Walk or to Ride?

Back in 1457, the creators of golf back in Scotland never put much thought into a question that’s almost impossible to avoid now when you step onto the course. Should you walk or should you ride a golf cart? Are these really the only two options available? And can you gain a small advantage based on whether you take a cart or carry your bag?

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How Hard is it to Get a Hole in One?

hole in one.jpgWe all know someone whose gotten a hole in one before, or maybe you’re one of them. It almost has a mystical allure to it, especially for those who’ve never had one (I’m one of those people). It’s rare, even for tour professionals to hit a hole in one and even more so for average golfers. But just how hard is it to get a hole in one? Continue reading “How Hard is it to Get a Hole in One?”