Welcome to That’s a Gimme

Gimme definition from Wikepedia: In golf, a gimme is a shot that the other players agree can count automatically without being played. When a player has only a very short putt left to play, other players may grant a gimme (i.e. one stroke is counted), but the ball is not played.

Do Tall Golfers have an Advantage

Do Tall Golfers Have an Advantage? - What difference does height make in Golf? A taller golfer will generally drive the ball further, roughly 1.5 yards for every extra inch of height. So yes the taller guys have an advantage in that respect, but all is not as [...]

Are Golf Lessons Worth It – The Honest Truth

Are Golf Lessons Worth it? - Are Golf Lessons Worth The Money? I've had golf lessons from 5 different PGA professionals at various points in my journey from beginner to average golfer, so are golf lessons worth it? Yes, they are worth it, but you need to be [...]

Golf Terms for Beginners

Golf Terminology for Beginners - 45 Common Golf Terms you Need to Know Like any sport, golf has it's own language and golfers often use slang to describe the course, their shots, and other golfers. Here's a selection of common golfing terms: Scoring: Par – completing the hole [...]

Golf Who Goes First

Golf Who Goes First? It’s not uncommon to be on the tee or on a golf course and have someone ask who goes first? From the first tee, it’s card order or lots are drawn. On the fairway, it’s the golfer furthest away from the hole. On the green, [...]

Can Golf Cause Tennis Elbow or Other Injuries

Can Golf Cause Tennis Elbow or Other Injuries I'm fortunate in that I regularly play golf with a doctor, two doctors actually and today I asked them, can golf cause tennis elbow? And yes, golf can cause tennis elbow and less commonly, golf elbow. Tennis elbow is pain [...]

Can Golf be Played in the Rain

Can Golf be Played in the Rain? That's the question my sister asked me as I left her house to play golf on a very damp day. So can you play golf in rain? Sure you can but being prepared for wet weather will help you cope with it [...]

How Long does a Round of Golf take

How Long Does a Round of Golf Take How Long does it take to Golf 18 Holes?Around 4 hours for a four ball (4 players), but that can vary a lot. I've had rounds that have taken anywhere from 3 hours to 6 hours. Here's why there can be [...]

How Many Golf Clubs in a Set

How Many Golf Clubs in a Set First, let's look at how many clubs are allowed in your bag. The United States Golf Association rules allow a golfer to carry 14 clubs in their bag. Typically, this will consist of: A putter A driver Two fairway woods or [...]