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7 Tips on Choosing Golf Clubs for Beginners

You’ve been thinking about it for a while but today’s the day that you’re going to start playing golf. Going to the sporting goods store to pick up your equipment is proving to be more stressful than you thought it would be.

From clubs to golf balls there’s so much stuff available to you. Choosing golf clubs is where many beginners make their first mistake. If you don’t pick up a set that will work with your skill level or don’t suit your body type, you’ll be setting yourself up to fail.

Don’t worry, we can help you make the right choice. Keep reading for a complete golf club buying guide.

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2020 Golf Handicap Calculation: How to Find Your Score

Defining a golf handicap is one of the keys to judging the level of skill and experience of a player when they are looking to play in a tournament or to judge their round against another player. The calculation of the golf handicap has been completed in the same way since 1911 in the U.S., but on January 1st, 2020 the introduction of the World Handicap System changed the way golf scores are judged. Instead of judging a player's ability based on any of the six different handicap scoring systems in the world, the World Handicap System is making a standardized way of judging scores.

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9 Ways To Improve Your Golf Short Game: Home Edition

Even while we're stuck at home during the Covid-19 crisis, we can still use the time to become even better at golf. You can improve your golf short game even in the home. Some have the mistaken belief that they have to do it on the golf course, but you can certainly practice from the comfort of your own home. Granted, you still have to put in the time, but this can still lead to improvements in your golf game.

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Ultimate Guide to Golf Hat Styles

If you're an avid golfer like the other 24 million Americans, then you probably spend a lot of time on the green under the hot sun. In addition to wearing appropriate clothing for coverage and sunscreen for protection, you may be considering purchasing a golf hat.

Some people may think of it as just a hat, but it's so much more than that. The type you pick says a lot about your personality and approach to the sport.

Let's discuss a few golf hat styles so you can get a good feel for them.

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10 Useful Golf Basics Every Beginner Should Know

There are more than 20 million golfers in the US alone. The chances are that you know someone who plays. And if you do, you'll know how much they love the game. If golf is something that you've always wanted to try, then it's never too late. It's a simple game to learn, and one that you can spend a lifetime mastering. That's what makes it such a popular pastime. If you'd like to give it a try then we're here to help. Read on as we take a look at 10 useful golf basics that you should know before you start.

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