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Golf on the Brain…and on the Walls! Ten Golf-Themed Rooms to Knock Your Socks Off!

We aren’t denying it – if you’re here, you love the game of golf. And while it’s normal to have some golf-themed decorations around the house, some people take their obsession with the game into new levels when designing their perfect rooms. Some of them are gorgeous, some of them are tasteful, and some of them are just downright bizarre. But is too much of a good thing really that bad? Look at the rooms below, and let us know – how far would you go to bring your love of the game indoors?

What's The Difference Between Recycled and Refinished Golf Balls?

Since the beginning of the Used golf ball industry there has been some controversy raised as to whether used golf balls retrieved from the water perform any different than new golf balls. Also, there has been controversy on whether a refinished golf ball can effect your game or not. The questioning of the performance of recycled balls or refinished may have been relevant years ago when balls were made differently, but golf balls today are constructed completely different and are very resilient.

Get To Know Your Favorite Golf Ball

If they weren’t labeled, could you tell a Bridgestone B330-RX golf ball from a Srixon Z-STAR SL or a Nike RZN Black? Don’t just play with any ball you (or we) find—learn which brands and models are best for you. Whether you have a swing speed under 85 mph, a high trajectory, or a need for speed or spin, there’s a ball that is perfect for the way you play.

Golfer at a Glance – 15 Things You Didn't Know About Golf's Favorite Powerhouse Gerry “Bubba” Watson

Everyone loves a character, on and off the green, and one of golf’s most beloved oddballs also happens to have the best drive in the PGA tour. From bright pink drivers to boy bands to hovercrafts – here’s 15 facts about Bubba Watson and his crazy-good swing that you might not have known!

Refinish Your Game! Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Refinished Golf Balls

As the world becomes more and more eco-friendly, the words reduce, reuse, and recycle have become a mantra not only for worm-worshipping hippies, but for the everyday man. Upcycling and reusing have become all the rage – as well they should – not only for the environmental benefits, but for the benefits associated with having a fuller bank account (like vacations to that ritzy golf course). So maybe you are looking to save up for the vacation, maybe you happen to lose more balls than your partners like, or maybe you even want to be a little more environmentally friendly after that last game where you hit a squirrel on the head after a chip from the rough – either way Knetgolf has you covered with our wide selection of refinished golf balls.

15 Years of Titleist Pro V1 – Ten Awesome Facts about The Titleist PRO-V Series!

We at Knetgolf have balls. We have the best refinished and recycled balls you can buy – enough balls to fill a cup, fill your bag, and fill a warehouse. Our precious balls undergo regular inspection to make sure they’re in the best shape before we hand them over to you. But what do you really know about your balls? Here’s everything you need to know at a glance about the Titleist PRO-V Series.

Real-Life Happy Gilmores: 10 of the Most Spectacular Breakdowns on the Green by Your Favorite Pro Golfers!

When Happy Gilmore first hit theatres, he amused us with his whacky, profanity laden outbursts and his tendency to break equipment. While the casual observer might write the game of golf off as a stuffy old game, the true golfers among us know that it is a game of passion, and like any passion the emotions associated with the commitment to the game can be a little….tumultuous to say the least. So it’s no surprise that some of our favourite (and not so favourite…) pro golfers occasionally take a leaf out of Happy’s book and go on mini-rampages when the game doesn’t quite go their way. So here they are – ten times the game of golf was “livened” up by pro golfers acting out.

Superstitious Much? 15 Golf Superstitions of Famous Golfers You Won’t Believe!

There’s the lucky ball, the lucky socks, and the lucky club. There are superstitious rules for golfing – never use a red tee (on the chance you might anger a runaway bull), don’t use water balls on holes with water hazards (like attracts like, obviously), and don’t wash off a ball that’s been giving you some great rounds (it’s clearly got a clear veneer of awesome on it). Sports superstitions aren’t exactly news – they’ve been around for as long as the game has been played, and many people believe that having positive superstitions improves your game. I agree - peace of mind means a piece of cake, or so I keep telling myself when I tape four leaf clovers all over myself in the vain attempt to lower my score. But what you might not know is that you are not alone in your golf superstitions – even the pros have their version of the playoff beard. Here are some golf superstitions held by some of your favorite pros, pictured below with their trophies – maybe adopting one would help improve your game? You’ll never know until you try.

Recap on Driving Range Tips

What tricks do you have in your golf bag? In the world of golf today, many players look to instructors to help them analyze their swing and to learn new tricks through practice techniques and technology—turning a high handicap golfer into a scratch golfer. While knowledge about the swing is useful, practice is the ultimate key to shaving strokes off of a round! To up your golf game, we’ve put together some useful tips to help you get the most out of your time at the driving range: To start, loosen up! Before swinging your first club, always take the time to stretch. Stretching helps you avoid developing tense muscles that can lead to back aches and cramps in your hands or feet. Here are a few suggestions for your stretching routine: rotate your shoulders, flex your joints, stretch your back, and roll your wrists and ankles. For more inspiration, check out this one-of-a-kind warm-up routine from 21-time European Tour winner and stretching enthusiast, Miguel Angel Jiménez.

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