GUIDES FOR EVERYONE

We have a couple of answers to ‘what does bogey mean in golf’ depending on the time in history! It’s interesting because the modern bogey is easy to explain.  The term ‘par’ came into regular usage in the early 1900s. Par also assigns a target score to each hole, but par was calculated by dividing up

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by Jason Blevins (Playa)Do you hate wearing a watch? I do.  They make my wrist itch, the metal bands irritate me, the synthetic ones don’t breathe, and the cloth bands just get soaked with sweat. The last thing you need on a humid afternoon in the middle of summer is something else to provide another uncomfortable

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Golf is a tough game, we know that. Thankfully golf gear in recent times has been designed in a way to allow beginner golfers and the average golfer to enjoy the game. Hybrid clubs have had the biggest impact in this area. They replace those hard to hit long irons and help you get the

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Getting into golf is fun and it can quickly become addictive. When I first started I would spend nearly all of my spare time at my local golf course, chipping, putting or playing as many holes as I could fit in.  As a junior, I was able to get a golf membership for a very low

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Learning to play golf in the wind is essential if you want to consistently enjoy the game. I’m a fair weather player and I’ll only play in wet weather if I absolutely have to, but playing in the wind and managing those conditions is a challenge that I look forward to.  I grew up playing in

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That awkward in between yardage between a pitching wedge and sand wedge can mess you up really easily on the course. Making bogeys because you don’t know how to get it on the green at certain distances HURTS.My own experience with the in between distance shows it’s my weakest shot. That was until I got

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Losing golf balls is part of playing golf but leaving the course with more golf balls than you came with is PROFIT! Golf ball retrievers can pay themselves off within 5 rounds of golf ball profiteering. Golf balls are expensive so finding them on the golf course can take the sting out of a bad shot,

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Are you confused about when to use that weird club? It’s not a sand wedge, it’s not a pitching wedge so when do you use it? When I first stated playing golf in 1997, the concept of gap wedges didn’t exist. You had a pitching wedge and then you had a sand wedge and that

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Sand wedge bounce is one of those mystical topics everyone talks about and you even hear pros and other amateurs saying things like “use the bounce” when you’re chipping or pitching. And you know what? No one knows what they are talking about. So here’s the real deal, no BS.What is bounce in a golf wedge?Bounce

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We’ve all heard the golf saying “drive for show, putt for dough” but I think a more accurate version would be “drive for shot, wedge and putt for dough.” Average golfers hit 65% of the shots in their round from inside 100 yards, and many of those are going to be with a wedge of some

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The lob wedge can be a tricky club to play with, but many golfers want to be like Phil Mickelson so they’re desperate to put one in their golf bag. Most recreational golfers should only be carrying a couple of specialist wedges, so should you play a 58 or 60 degree wedge? I think that on

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You might be struggling with your longer irons right now, and someone may have convinced you to soldier on because the pros play the. But there is no need to anymore with the invention of hybrids and high-lofted fairway woods. Even the pros have switched. In fact, there are two stress-free, easy to hit, long iron

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The 60 degree wedge can be quite versatile and give you a large number of shot types around the green, out of bunkers, pitching over obstacles and especially useful for partial pitch shots. The newer style of golf courses are often firm, fast, undulating and have bunkers all over which often makes a lob wedge

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Most articles you read about the Best Golf Youtube Channels will give you a list of the most vanilla, boring and cliché channels. The writers don’t care what they write. The channel owners might even have paid for the listing.  In this article, I give you both my opinion on the best channels to watch, and

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Mid handicappers make up the majority of golfers in the world. Nearly half of al the golfers who keep a handicap, fit into the mid handicap category. But what is a mid handicapper and are you in this category of golfer?  In this article, we’ll explore the handicap requirements to be a mid handicapper and what

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