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Decoding Golf Lingo: Fat Shots

Decoding Golf Lingo: Fat Shots

You’re playing a round with your buddies and trying your best to keep up with all the golf chatter that’s flying back and forth. Golf lingo is almost like another language, so when someone declares that your less than perfect swing on the fairway was a “fat shot,” you’re not really sure if that’s a good or bad thing. Fat shots are always bad news, but they’re an unfortunately common experience in the world of golf.

Who is Scotty Cameron?

Who is Scotty Cameron?

Serious golf enthusiasts know the names of the heavy hitters in professional golf, from Tiger Woods to Arnold Palmer, but fewer really know the people behind the names on their favorite clubs. Scotty Cameron putters are world-famous among golfers, but did you know there’s a real person behind the hype? A lot of people think that Scotty Cameron is little more than a name made up for promotional purposes, but he’s very real.

Best Golf Clubs for Average Golfer: Fairways

Best Golf Clubs for Average Golfer: Fairways

As many golfers turn away from traditional Fairway Woods and lower irons to embrace the modern Hybrid clubs, club designers are working even harder to ensure that Fairways are more workable and forgiving than ever before. Average golfers can absolutely benefit from the flexible Fairway Wood, despite what manufacturers of Hybrid clubs may say. If you’re in the market for a club to get you from the fairway to the green, take a gander at these offerings.

History of Golf: Where Did Golf Come From?

History of Golf: Where Did Golf Come From?

You may not know it, but every time you step out onto the green, freshly cut grass of your favorite golf course, you’re participating in an ancient ritual that has, in one form or another, been part of Western Civilization since the Roman Empire. The Romans played a game called paganica with a bent stick and a stuffed leather ball that any golfer would recognize as the parent of their sport.

Decoding Golf Lingo: Dance Floor

Decoding Golf Lingo: Dance Floor

When you’re trying with all your might to make it to the green, it can feel like you’re on display for the whole world to see — that pressure can get further amplified when you actually get there. There’s a reason that golfers call the green “the dance floor” — poor putting on the dance floor can be just as uncomfortable as having two left feet in a ballroom.

Golf Tips for Beginners: Working Around Trees

Golf Tips for Beginners: Working Around Trees

Shots involving water hazards may be some of the most intimidating shots in golf, but the hardest are those you have to make around trees. When dealing with trees, you have basically two options: you can go over the top or you can go under the lowest branches, or for the more advanced golfers you can play shots around the tree. When it comes to trees, these are the best golf tips for beginners that we’ve got.

Best Golf Courses in Arizona

Best Golf Courses in Arizona

Arizona’s one of the best places in the United States for golf, but it’s not just because of the year-round warm weather — the scenery in Arizona is breathtaking and the abundance of land has allowed a golf course designer’s wonderland to spring up in the middle of the desert. If you’re headed to Arizona, don’t forget to pack your clubs for a few rounds at some of Arizona’s best golf courses.