Practice Golf at Home: 5 Ways to Improve Your Game Without Leaving the House

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Like with most sports, golfing performance can greatly benefit from complimentary training. This can take many forms, such as doing sports that work on similar skill sets and designing your own training routine that focuses on your weaknesses.

As golf players, we are also often limited by the weather, which makes it even more important to develop a solid routine that helps you progress in golf.

With that in mind, we’ve asked some experienced golfers how they keep their golfing skills in tune when they are not in the range. This is what they had to say:

Swing Exercises

The swing is perhaps the hardest skill to train at home.… Read More

The Showdown: Gap Wedge Vs. Approach Wedge


A short game is definitely better than a long game; after all, it’s the easy putts and not the long drives that get you low scores.

And nothing in golf is better than getting that perfect chip within three feet of the hole, if not into it.  But what exactly constitutes a good wedge?

And most importantly, what’s the difference between a gap wedge vs. an approach wedge? Let’s take a look at each and see when each should be used.


gapwedge2 A gap wedge, sometimes paired with a pitching wedge, is most similar to an iron.

They go between 44 and 54 degrees and give little to no roll upon impact (if you’re hitting it correctly).… Read More

Using the Open Putting Stance to Your Advantage

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While there is never a need to fix what’s not broken, if the results you’re getting out of your square stance are less than desirable, it may well be time to take a closer look at the open putting stance.

There’s enough consensus among amateur and pro golfers alike to support the validity of the open stance. It’s not only professionals having success!

Golf forums abound with intermediate player’s accounts of how much switching to the open stance has improved their putting game. The question remains, which stance should you use? Let’s get a better view of what the open stance can do for your game.… Read More

Our Two Cents on Finding the Easiest Driver to Hit

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The cruel golf gods strike once again as my shot hooks 100 1 yards to the right. I just want to scream “WHAT IS THE EASIEST DRIVER TO HIT WITH!?!” 

As I go to the rough with my five iron, I find myself wondering why I even bothered using a driver, to begin with.

So, you’re probably wondering the answer to which is the most forgiving driver out there; first, let me explain what makes a driver the “best one”, and then I’ll give you my recommendation.

What makes it easier?

So let’s break down the things that factor into a good driver.… Read More

How to Pick Up the Best Golf Balls for Beginners

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We all started somewhere, and it seems like just yesterday I was foraging for golf balls in the brush because I thwacked ‘em clear into the woods.

Generally, beginner golfers tend to lose a lot of balls and they have trouble controlling exactly where those pesky golf balls go.

If you’re just getting started with golf and in the market for adding to your inventory, here’s what you need to know about buying the best golf balls for beginners.

What Difference Does It Make?


While almost every golf ball looks the same, the way that they are made can be vastly different. … Read More

The Average Golf Handicap

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Less is More

In golf, less is more. This is true for your golf score, and the same holds true for your golf handicap. The lower the handicap, the better the golfer.

Looking at the average golf handicap can give you an idea of how your golf game stacks up against other players. Just playing with the same people week after week and watching the pros on TV will not give you a true assessment.

Are you a “Scratch Golfer”?

Chances are, you are not. A golfer with a handicap of zero generally shoots at or below par and is referred to as a “scratch golfer.”Read More