A great number of golfers wonder how can one ever get along with a golf ball retriever. An interesting type of a golf retriever is one that is one long metal pole having telescopic properties and used frequently by golfers to retrieve golf balls from water. Such kind of retriever when dipped into the water can scoop out golf balls with ease. It is till date the best method to recover lost golf balls from water.
Another innovative type of golf ball retriever is made up of a metal pole having a hoop at the bottom. It is often used to pick up balls from the green. Because of repetitive bending involved in picking up golf balls, it is quite a reprieve for golfers who often complain of backache. Regular use of this ‘golf hoop’ cuts down one’s bending on the golf course almost by 75%. Continue reading “Golf Ball Retrievers – 4 Types Of Handy Ball Savers”
Broadly classifying, there are three major categories of golf balls available in the market. To start with, there are one-piece golf balls that are used mainly for practicing purposes and are relatively cheaper. Then you have the two-piece and the three-piece golf balls. What you finally buy will depend on what are your credentials on the golf course and how do you plan to improve.
A two-piece golf ball is made up of a hardened rubber core covered with a plastic layer of surlyn. Almost all the golf balls have dimples on the exterior to aid the ball travel a long distance. Two-piece golf balls will be your ultimate choice if you are a beginner and want your hits to travel distance. However, they lack in good spin. These type of golf balls come in varied levels of hardness which can be felt easily with ones fingers. In order to cater to all kind of golfers, manufacturers normally produce very hard to very soft two-piece golf balls. Continue reading “Golf Ball Vs Golf Ball – Pick Your Side!”
The possibility of hitting the golf ball is greatly reduced the moment you take your eyes off the ball. This is true not only in golf but in several sports. While playing golf, the common mistake made by golfers is either looking at eh club head or in the direction that they want the ball to travelin.
It is important to focus on the ball, preferably on a singular spot. Your eyes should not be drawn to the club head or the direction the ball is going to. All focus should be on the ball. The rest will come naturally if you ensure this.
Similarly, try and obtain a bird’s eye view of the ball. Don’t raise your shoulders in a bid to have a better view of the ball. Your eye level is naturally approximately one foot above your pivot. Additionally, don’t look at the ball along the line of your golf clubs shaft. Just look down at the ball. The angle will come naturally and you will be able to maintain this without looking away.
Many people find it hard to keep a constant gaze on the ball especially as they draw their clubs in preparation to strike. With some practice, you will overcome this and be able to keep your eyes on the ball throughout the entire process of taking the shot. Your scores will greatly benefit from this. Continue reading “Focus The Ball – The Mantra Of The Game”
Since the beginning of golf, golf ball compression have been widely debated and discussed among golfers. As technology have advanced into the modern age, golf balls have become better than before. Just through technology alone, the evolution of golf ball has wiped out most of the hard core and old Balata wound golf ball out of the market. Today, majority of the golf balls are soft core low compression golf balls. Till then, golf ball compression really mattered but now, it is no longer the case.
Back then, if a 70 was put onto a golf ball, it would be termed as a women’s golf ball. Now, low compression golf balls take up majority of the market. You can have 4 piece compression golf balls like Pro V1x in the mid 90s and TP Red in the mid 80s. Compression numbers cannot be used to determine your golf ball selection anymore. Continue reading “A Modern Look Into Golf Ball Compression That Improves Your Game”