An Irish Golfing Review of 2014
From an Irish perspective we have to start with Rory’s two major wins. The Open win for Rory was his third different major title; as a result of this win he joined an exclusive club of only three golfers to have won three majors by the age of 25. The other two being Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods.The Five Best Golf Rivalries in History
A great part of any sport is the individual or team rivalries that develop. The Yankees and Red Sox or Cubs and Cardinals are great baseball rivalries, and they usually develop over the course of time during their head-to-head match-ups. Golf is no difference, but by the nature of golf competitions today do not involve as many face-to-face meetings. Except for Ryder Cup competitions golfers are usually competing against an entire field within a tournament.Customizing Your Golf Cart Makes It an All Weather Vehicle
For year round use, customizing your golf cart with protection against the weather is a great investment. Feeling the open air might be an enjoyable part of using your vehicle in nice weather; but, whether you use it on the links to play or you use it for course maintenance, transporting passengers, or security, you welcome protection from the cold.Renowned Golf Course Architect Pete Dye Traces His Design Roots to Indiana
Some of the world’s greatest golf courses were designed by Pete Dye. But he got his design start in Indiana with courses like Crooked Stick, Dye’s Walk and Maple Creek.Golf Courses and Other Dangerous Places
Golf courses are among the most dangerous places in our community. Dangers exist even in every day places when we’re not aware of them.What Is a Monocular Golf Scope?
This is a low-powered miniature spotting scope or telescope that you hold in your hand like you would hold binoculars. The difference between a monocular and binoculars is that with monoculars you only use one eye to look through it like you would a telescope. A monocular golf scope shares characteristics with both a spotting scope and binoculars but is much smaller. There are some of them that are no thicker than a good ink pen or no larger than your thumb.Who Are the Next Superstar PGA Golfers?
It is always fun in sports to try to look into the future and see who the next stars are who are coming up. We really haven’t had a dominant player in golf since the glory years of Tiger Woods, but it is looking now that we might have witnessed in 2014 the heir apparent. And what would be an even greater treat would be a rivalry between a couple of golfers that are head and shoulders above the rest.Do Different Golf Balls Make for Different Putting Results?
We’ve talked about different compression balls in how they affect the golf shot, but what are the best balls for putting? I have seen amateur golfers change their golf balls when they get close to the green as if balls actually perform better for different shots. Because a putter strikes the ball with such little force compression really isn’t involved. But is there something that makes certain golf balls easier to putt?The Recommended Compression of Golf Balls We Use
We don’t hear as much about the compression of a golf ball as we used to, because in the last few years there has been huge advances in golf ball technology. Compression means the amount of force that it will take at ball impact to literally “squish” the ball. Compression creates density in the golf ball, and to a small amount will affect distance and loft.Putting In The Game of Golf
Putting styles are far and few in between. How many styles are there?