Is Golf a Sport

2019-02-28T12:00:54+00:00By |The 19th Hole|

Is Golf a Sport? There are many questions asked concerning golf, most of which involve playing equipment, shot technique or strategy.  However, there is one question which may be considered taboo by some but does need addressing, ‘is golf a sport?’ You may have been [...]

Does a Golf Handicap Expire

2019-02-04T11:58:16+00:00By |The 19th Hole|

Does a Golf Handicap Expire? To a beginner golfer, a handicap can seem very complicated. When looking at the notice board at a local golf club, you will see the handicap of players regularly using the golf course but what exactly does it mean and does [...]

Is Golf Difficult

2019-01-02T08:25:46+00:00By |The 19th Hole|

Is Golf Difficult? - Why is it so Hard to Hit a Golf Ball? Yes, golf is difficult. To hit a golf ball perfectly every time requires that you repeatedly co-ordinate numerous muscle groups and parts of the body in an almost robotic fashion for four [...]

Golf Terms for Beginners

2018-12-31T17:14:08+00:00By |The 19th Hole|

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 [...]

Golf Who Goes First

2018-11-25T16:43:45+00:00By |The 19th Hole|

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. [...]