How To Drop a Golf Ball (The Right Way)

If you play enough golf eventually you're going to have to drop a ball. Whether you hit your ball in a hazard or another unplayable surface, knowing how to drop a ball is one of the most important rules a golfer has to know. Unfortunately, dropping a ball isn't as simple as you might think it; …

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Slope vs. Course Rating: Two of Golf’s Most Confused Numbers

While frequently unused by new or casual golfers, slope and course rating are two of golf's most important, and most commonly confused numbers. These two numbers might be a seemingly random arrangement of numbers on your scorecard, but in reality, they are two of the great equalizers in the game of golf. Not only do …

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Aerated Greens: Why Courses Do It and How to Survive Playing on Them

As the weather starts to get colder and golfing season in the north starts to wind down, golfers have to fight against even more obstacles than normal (as if the game wasn't hard enough) during their rounds. While the wind, rain, and rough turf might seem like more than enough to worry about, playing on …

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Draws, Slices, Hooks, and Every Other Ball Flight But Straight Explained

Any golfer that's stepped out on the tee before has likely hit a shot that didn't travel straight. But how do you explain these less than ideal ball flights? After all, if you can't hit the ball straight (join the club), you might as well sound intelligent talking about your struggles with the game, right? So …

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