Golf





Golf is one of those sports that you will love or hate. It can be very frustrating to get that little white ball into the hole. Golf can also be a very expense diversion. A few thoughts. You do not need the latest, most expensive equipment to have fun and to play a good game. Some of the better players I’ve met are using 20 year old clubs. Nor do you have to play on the most expensive courses…. Think about it will you experience more joy and have more fun on a $250 per round course or can you have the same amount of fun on a $25 per round course? I would be willing to bet that if you played both courses, your fun level would probably be about the same. One way to reduce your playing costs is to look into purchasing an annual pass at your favorite local course. If you play frequently, this might be a more cost effective way to play. Another way to keep the cost down is by checking to see if the greens fees are lower on certain days or at certain times of the day. Equipment can be expensive.

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When you are starting out, you can generally rent club sets from pro shop where you are playing. If you decide that you like the game, you should be fitted for clubs. You do not need brand new clubs to play a good game. You can pick up closeout sets at discounters or used sets at yards sales or online. That said, I highly recommend that you buy a high quality set that will last that is appropriate for you. Shoes are another area where you can spend a lot of money but you do not have too. You can pick up a quality pair of last years model for a fraction of the cost of the current model. Often the pro shop will have good deals on close models of clothes and shoes (they always have to make room for the new models). So, shop around and buy the best quality you can afford.

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