As golfers, we all know that the first shot of the day is very important for setting the tone of the round. A snap hook or hard slice, especially one that travels outside the dreaded white OB stakes, can put golfers in a bad place mentally where they might not be able to recover. Nothing will sink a round quicker than poor play off the tee, so here are a few tips on gaining the distance and accuracy to ensure you’re setting the table for low scores.
What is the secret to improving your game? Technique certainly helps, but perhaps more importantly, the mental side of the sport. Spending hours on the driving range and taking lessons may appear to improve your game. However, once you hit that first bad shot, the lack of confidence starts and mental frustration can ruin the round. So here are a few tricks to consider next time you’re on the course
Just because outdoor golfing may have gone south for the winter doesn’t mean you can’t maintain your skill. While playing golf in your living room might not be the best idea, there are exercises for your golf muscles that you can do at home—without breaking the bank or a vase. Stay in and stay in shape for golf by creating your own daily workout routine from our favorite golf exercises.
We’ve talked about miracles on the green before – in this blog where we talked about one-in-a-million shots made by our favourite pro golfers. But then we decided – why not look further into those odds? For example, a PGA Tour Pro’s chances for a hole in one is about 1 in 3000, while an average players odds are more to the tune of one in 12,000. Further investigation revealed some pretty amazing golf feats that definitely beat the odds – by both pros and the amateurs.
10 Books Every Golfer Should Have on Their Bookshelf! During the off-season, when I’m trapped indoors by literal mountains of snow and rampaging polar bears, I like to read. Of course I like to read about golf, because I’m a sucker for self-punishment and there’s no other way to torture yourself than by reading about something that you can’t do for another five months. So here they are – twelve books (in no particular order) that every golfer should have on their bookshelf for those rainy (or snowy!) days.
If you have a fairly decent short game and are missing a lot of greens a suggestion to improve your short game would be to use a golf ball that spins more to help you get up and down. Along with greenside control, extra spin, tour-grade performance, and exceptional feel,that is what a golfer in control wants. Here are a few suggestions we have for a ball with more control around the greens, approach shots, and have exceptional feel.
Updated 1/12/2018 Which golf balls are best for accuracy? FORE! A four letter word that all golfers want to avoid yelling. If you are a golfer struggling getting off the tee or on the greens, try to play with a ball that is best for accuracy. Here is list of our favorite golf balls that help with accuracy. Bridestone e6: The Bridgestone e6 is one of the best balls on the market. It is a three-piece golf ball that helps reduce hook and slice spin. It also has web-like dimples that can make out for a descent roll. The e6 also features a soft gradational core, anti-side spin inner layer, and softer surlyn covered for that improved feel. Callaway Chrome Soft: The Callaway Chrome Soft has the SoftFast Core with low compression and the Tour Urethane Cover for incredibly soft feel. The Chrome Soft has consistent ball flight and exceptional feel around the greens.
When most golfers walk up to the tee box they envision a perfect shot that travels long and straight, eventually coming to rest in the middle of the fairway. But sometimes, despite our best laid plans, the ball doesn’t make it past the front tee box! If you’re looking for a ball that will maximize distance, here are a few suggestions to help you gain some yards off the tee and with any club in the bag. Click Best Ball For You below to learn more.
This Christmas, add some golf magic underneath the tree. We’ve been playing Santa’s helper to make sure you score a hole-in-one in the gift giving game this holiday season. Check our list (and check it twice!) for the best golf ball gifts to give this year!