playing golf 3A golf course is a field on which golf is played; it is the area within any boundaries established by the golf committee. The golf course includes elements of the hole such as putting greens, teeing grounds, rough and teeing grounds, plus all other areas that are within the golf course boundaries. A standard round of a golf game consists of playing 18 holes. Hence, golf courses are collections of golf holes with each golf course containing 18 holes. Below are the basic golf course related issues a beginner should know.

Dimensions of a Golf Course

A golf course with 18 holes commonly occupies around 100 to 200 acres of land. Full-size golf courses range from 5,000 to around 7,000 yards in length, thus, that is the distance a golf player covers as he plays all the holes from tee to green. Golf courses are highly managed and conserved. The grass is supposed to be well trimmed and mowed. Companies such as Fredericksburg Lawn Care are of high importance in maintaining the look and feel of the golf courses.

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golf greenOne thing we have learned from Tiger Woods is that physical conditioning is a key factor in a perfect golf game. Traditionally, golfers believed that the key components to address for making an ultimate golfer are instruction/shot making, mental preparation, equipment, and course management. But this is no longer the case since a golfer must be physically fit to perform well in the golf course. Been an athlete, a golfer should possess; Strength, flexibility, balance, power, core stability, body awareness and endurance.

Having established that exercise is a must to golfers we need to answer the following questions; how to do we work out and which part of the body should we emphasize on? What exercises help the golf swing? Which muscles groups and exercises hinder the golf swing? As a golfer, you can’t do any work out, you need to target the muscles you use on the golf course. Below are some of the exercises to help improve your golf swing;

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playing golf 4Golf is a sport played on a large open course. The basics involve hitting the ball with a club and trying to make sure it gets into the hole on the green course. Are you a beginner in playing golf? Understanding fundamental golf terms is necessary even if you are just playing for fun. You will derive more enjoyment from the game if you understand the vocabulary other golfers are using.

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playing golf 2For one to play golf, you require to have all the equipment in order. Several golf courses rent these pieces of equipment at a fee, but there’s a need to buy your gear if you want to invest in golfing sport. If you’ve no experience in golfing, it’s good to do some research first and familiarize yourself with the different kinds of balls and clubs available on the market.

Friends can be useful in helping you learn the ropes in golfing and also in showing you the best equipment on the markets before you buy yours. The most valuable equipment every golfer needs is a golf club and a golf ball. Nonetheless, many golfers carry several golf clubs each for a purpose. They carry other equipment that are discussed below.

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harryFor so many centuries before Europeans migrated to America, golf was already in existence. The Europeans brought the game to America from the Atlantic Ocean. It took time for the game to gain popularity in the United States, but in the late 19th century the sport gained popularity. Golf was thriving in the 1800s, in the UK; the American Golf was still at a standstill. It nonetheless spread out to other parts including the US embracing it. The civil war of the 19 century and political changes made the nation very busy to build on golf and other sports.

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playing golf 3Every golfer’s target is to reach a point where they are easily holing putts to win in big events. Practice and good body fitness are not the only things that matter in a golf game. Mental strength/toughness is one primary qualification to been the best golfer. Mental strength is the ability to access your best game in every situation. It’s been able to handle the stress in a competition and at the same time focusing on playing. Players who show excellent performances know how to fine-tune their minds to concentrate on the game

Below are eight tips that will help you improve on your mental strength and prevent mental collapses for golfers;

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playing golfGolf seems to be a complicated game, yet a royal game for beginners. The many rules, the different clubs, and the terminologies are a bit confusing. And then the lingo: Bogeys, birdies, bump-and-runs: It is the language golfers speak every day. Nonetheless, we are aware of the potential scare these golf words cause to the prospective golfers before they even decide on which club to join. Here are some of the basic golf rules of etiquette that will guide you on your first round of golf.

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