Golf Game Improvements

    How to Average Golf Scores

    How to Average Golf Scores

    How to Average Golf Scores. For many golfers, figuring out their handicap by hand is a confusing and time-consuming process. Instead, some players prefer to use their average score as a measurement of their skill on the course. Thus, instead of a golfer saying his handicap is ...

    What Is a Bad Golf Score?

    What Is a Bad Golf Score?

    What Is a Bad Golf Score?. Golf is a difficult sport played by people of all skill levels. A bad golf score for one person might be a good score for another. It all depends on your handicap. For example, if you are a scratch golfer, a score of 85 would be considered bad for your ...

    The Basics of Golfing

    The Basics of Golfing

    The Basics of Golfing. Golf is a recreational sport that is enjoyable for all ages, from small children to seniors. Before jumping right in and playing, it is important for a player to understand the basics of the game. By ensuring you understand the basics of golf's goals and ...

    Beginner's Steps to Putting in Golf

    Beginner's Steps to Putting in Golf

    Beginner's Steps to Putting in Golf. The average golfer takes more strokes on the green than anywhere else on the course. He also spends his practice and warm-up time on the range beating balls. Rarely does he set foot on the practice green. If you are new to the game, set aside ...

    How to Break a Golf Score of 80

    How to Break a Golf Score of 80

    How to Break a Golf Score of 80. While a beginner golfer’s realistic goal may be to shoot a round in the 90s, a more accomplished golfer often desires to break 80. The player that has such a goal for his or her home course has undoubtedly played well enough at times to ...

    How Do I Break a Golf Score of 80?

    How Do I Break a Golf Score of 80?

    How Do I Break a Golf Score of 80?. Breaking 80 just once in his career is often enough to bring elation to an amateur golfer. Whether a golfer is looking to become a player who consistently shoots in the 70s, or is an 80s golfer just looking to work his way below the 80-stroke ...

    Calories Burned by Hitting Golf Balls

    Calories Burned by Hitting Golf Balls

    Calories Burned by Hitting Golf Balls. In addition to being recreational, golf is also a way to burn some extra calories. Whether on the course, or on the driving range, golfers of all ages and body types can burn a varying number of calories simply by swinging away.

    Can You Ground Your Club in a Sand Trap After the Shot?

    Can You Ground Your Club in a Sand Trap After the Shot?

    Can You Ground Your Club in a Sand Trap After the Shot?. When a player hits a golf ball into a sand trap, there are two important aspects he must consider -- aside from playing the next shot -- that relate to the sand. First, there’s the standard rule of golf etiquette ...

    How Can I Improve My Golf Game?

    How Can I Improve My Golf Game?

    How Can I Improve My Golf Game?. A golfer typically goes through several levels as he makes progress in the game over the years. A beginner may struggle to understand what it takes before making rapid progress and then hitting a plateau. The same holds for golfers at all levels, ...

    How Can I Track My Golf Scores & Statistics?

    How Can I Track My Golf Scores & Statistics?

    How Can I Track My Golf Scores & Statistics?. Golf is a relatively simple game when compared with other popular sports in regards to the number of stats that can be tracked. While golf is not overwhelmed by numbers, that does not mean that a studious golfer cannot still track ...

    Why Can't I Hit the Golf Ball Far?

    Why Can't I Hit the Golf Ball Far?

    Why Can't I Hit the Golf Ball Far?. Playing consistently good golf requires building a swing that delivers both power and accuracy. Not being able to hit the ball very far makes every course longer and puts more pressure on your short game. If you can’t reach par 4’s ...

    What Causes Hitting Behind the Golf Ball?

    What Causes Hitting Behind the Golf Ball?

    What Causes Hitting Behind the Golf Ball?. Hitting behind the golf ball, or hitting it "fat," is a common problem, especially with high handicappers. It is a frustrating mishit that results in added strokes to the scorecard. There are several causes to hitting fat ...

    How to Chip in Golf

    How to Chip in Golf

    How to Chip in Golf. Many golfers spend a lot of time improving their full swings so they can hit their drives longer and straighter, but most of them overlook an obvious way to better their scores. There's an axiom: “You can drive for show, but it's how you pitch and putt ...

    How to Chip Out of Deep Rough

    How to Chip Out of Deep Rough

    How to Chip Out of Deep Rough. With a little practice, most golfers can learn how to be accurate with chip shots from good lies. But when a golfer approaches the green and sees his ball buried in high rough, he may quickly lose confidence in his ability to execute the shot. ...

    How to Complete Golf Scorecards

    How to Complete Golf Scorecards

    How to Complete Golf Scorecards. You are ready to begin a round of golf and you have been designated the "marker" (or "scorer"), the person to keep the scores on the scorecard. Now what? Read on for some guidelines and suggestions for both competitive and ...

    What Constitutes an Attested Golf Score?

    What Constitutes an Attested Golf Score?

    What Constitutes an Attested Golf Score?. The definition of the word "attest" is to certify as true, genuine. In golf, an attested score would be one returned to a competition committee with the signatures of the playing competitor and his marker, attesting that the ...

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