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Getting Your Golfing Game Up To Par.

May 23, 2017 by  
Filed under Health, Sports, Weekly Columns

(Akiit.comGolf is typically renowned as one of those sports that everyone can play, to some extent. You may have spent time as a child hitting golf balls on the driving range with your dad, or taken it up casually with mates as an adult. However, if it’s something you find yourself becoming increasingly passionate about, you may want to take certain steps towards improving your game. If you find you have a natural flair, you could even potentially be thinking of going professional at some point.

Many people who play golf casually have a lot of potentials to become very skilled golfers, but various things – usually time and money – prevent them from really honing in on their game. But contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to shell out for expensive lessons to refine your game. Read on to find out the basic things you can do that could make a huge different to your handicap, and how much you enjoy playing golf.

Pay attention to your pitfalls

Your knee-jerk reaction to your game may well be that you think your swings are to blame for poor performance. But next time you play, make an effort to be mindful of every little move you make throughout the course. Your swings could not actually be a problem at all – it could be your putting that’s letting you down. No one wants to waste time practicing something they are already good at. So, identify your weaknesses and then seek out some help rectifying them.

Invest in some good-quality equipment

Golf is a game of skill, and more often than not your success in it comes down to things like your precision and accuracy. However, there is still much to be said about the impact that good (or bad!) equipment can have on your performance. If you own some truly shocking clubs, you will struggle to reach the peak of your game even if you are a very skilled player. Visit a website such as the golf shop online to seek out the very best golfing kit available to you. It may cost a lot of money, but try and see it as an investment – if it helps improve your game, what’s the harm in splashing the cash a little?

Learn the correct stance

You would be surprised at the sheer amount of golfers – both casual ones and semi-professionals – who have issues surrounding their golfing stances. Having a poor stance doesn’t only affect the quality of your game, it can also be physically bad for you, with many golfers damaging their backs or shoulders from a bad stance. If you need some guidance, visit a tutor or speak to a professional about ways in which you can improve your stance. The whole idea behind the way you stand is to make the most of whatever shot you are about to take – whether it’s enabling you to have a more powerful swing or make a precise putt. By taking on some of these tips, you can hopefully start to see some significant changes in your game.

Staff Writer; Greg Adams

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