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The Beginner’s Guide to Golf Clubs

Golf Clubs

What is a golf club?

A golf club is the tool used to hit a golf ball. Golf clubs are made up of three parts: the shaft, the grip and the club head.

There are 12 golf clubs in a standard set. Each club is specially designed to perform different functions around the golf course. A set of golf clubs includes following: three woods (1, 3 and 5), seven irons (4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and pitching wedge), a putter and at least one hybrid (usually a 3H).

Here is a breakdown of the different types of golf clubs.
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The Perfect Golf Swing: Is It Possible?

Golf Swing

Achieving the perfect swing is every golfer’s dream; but is it actually possible?

Professional golfers know that an excellent golf swing is the number one attribute a player needs to be on top of the sport. However, achieving a balanced and effective golf swing is not as easy as it looks. Reaching that perfect swing rhythm isn’t seen often by the average golfer; in fact, you should count yourself lucky if you can manage to get two or more perfect swings per round of golf. The reality is, a lot of practice is needed if you want to achieve a consistent tempo in your golf swing, and first you must learn the basics. Continue reading

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Golf Course Basics

Golf Course Parts

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The golf course is a place where golf is played. It is comprised of a series of holes and teeing grounds, fairways, rough, hazards and greens that have a flagstick and cup. 18 holes is the standard number of holes in a golf course; if there are only 9 holes then the course is played twice per round to make 18. There are also 27 and 36-hole course, but only 18 of these holes are used during the game; the other holes are for novelty and maintenance reasons. Continue reading

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Golf Trivia

Female golfers at the 1900 Paris Olympics (Image via NationalGeographic.com)

 

Many people believe that golf is a sport only for the rich, but they are wrong! Golf is a sport for everyone. It is a physical sport, but it doesn’t solely rely on an athlete’s power and strength; golf is unique because it is also a sport that requires the player to have a sense of calm and focus.

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