The Evolution of the Golf Club

Written by Fujikura on April 16, 2014

No one knows how golf got invented but is generally accepted that the game evolved from a Scottish crofter trying to hit pebbles into holes dug in the sand dunes with the first golf club – a stick. The first equipment purchase was recorded in 1502 when King James IV of Scotland bought a set […]

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Picking the Best Golf Equipment

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The key to picking the best golf equipment is knowing what you need going into the process. The first thing you will want to do is take a lesson; it could be an introduction to the game or a refresher but it will help identify the areas you are going to want your new equipment […]

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How Much Can a Custom Golf Shaft Improve Your Game?

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Well how about 25 extra yards off the tee for starters? Yes, most industry tests conclude that custom-fitted shafts deliver an average of about 10% more distance than off-the-rack sets. So that 440-yard four-par where you normally hit a 3-iron for your second shot ? That approach shot now becomes a 7-iron with 10% less […]

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How Important Is the Type of Golf Club Head?

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Nowhere have lightweight graphite shafts made a larger impact on the game of golf than in club heads. In 1980 when all driver club heads were still made of wood, as they had been for the previous 500 years, only six players on the PGA Tour averaged between 270 and 280 yards off the tee […]

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How Important Is Your Golf Equipment?

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Golf equipment matters most in two critical areas – comfort and improvement. Many golfers play for the love of the sport, the camaraderie, being outdoors. A golf score is secondary. But even casual players won’t enjoy the game if they are not comfortable during the many hours they are on the golf course. That means […]

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How to Play Better Golf

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Ben Hogan used to say, “The secret is in the dirt,” meaning that the only pathway to golfing success was discovered on the practice range. The four-time United States Open champion certainly had sage advice for those wanting to be better golfers but that is not the guarantee to play better golf. The way to […]

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Easy Ways to Immediately Improve Your Golf Game

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The easiest ways to improve your golf game are those that give you confidence on the golf course. Take practice, for example. Instead of heading for the range to blast away with your driver, as most golfers are wont to do, walk over to the putting green, pull the iron flag out of one of […]

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