Golf Essentials

Golf Essentials: Items You Need For Your Next Game Day
If you’re picking up the game of golf, you probably need to arm yourself with the equipment necessary to learn, practice and play before heading out to the golf course. Ideally, these items are the ones that can make your game enjoyable and exciting, and more importantly, keep yourself comfortable and healthy. 

To make this new experience successful, below are the must-have golf essentials before you tee off: 

Golf Bag
Playing a good round of golf involves choosing the appropriate equipment from which a golf bag is an essential part. Generally, a golf bag can either be a light weight carry, stand or cart bag. 

If you’re looking for something light and practical then a carry or stand bag are your best choice. Both bags feature two retractable legs and will stand up securely near you while you swing the golf club on the course or on the driving range. These bags are the most versatile of all and used by many golfers who want to take all they need without having a strain on back and shoulders. Most brands can accommodate a maximum of 14 clubs along with other golf accessories. If you like to walk and don’t need a lot of pockets then a carry or stand bag could be a great option for you.

On the other hand, if you want to have a more relaxed round then a cart bag is the right solution for you. Specifically the bag will sit on the back of a powered golf cart or on a push cart and will offer plenty of storage space for all your needs while playing 9 or 18 holes.

So, if you consider buying a golf bag, conduct some virtual research to help you decide which one is the perfect option for you. You can simply check review websites online that feature top rated golf bags to choose from.

Golf Club
There are many different types of golf clubs that you can choose from. You are allowed to carry a maximum of 14 clubs in your bag from which each club has been designed to hit the ball varying distances and shapes. If you’re a first-time golfer, a set of second-hand clubs with a sand wedge, driver, and putter can be an excellent choice. However, if you want to buy a new set of clubs don’t hesitate to ask a golfer or a PGA professional for any recommendation. That way, you can decide which product suits your preferences and is the right one for you. 

Another golf essential that you should never forget is tees. Mainly, a golf tee refers to a a thin, wood or plastic peg, two or three inches in height, that can be used to support a ball in a way that a golfer can strike it. When choosing the appropriate tees for your next round, be sure they’re easy to plunge into the ground and match the height of your driver's club face. Just like golf balls, it’s a great idea to take a bag of tees when you’re heading out to one of the  best golf courses in the world .

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Of course, how can you  play golf  without a golf ball, old or new? As defined, it refers to a hard, small dimpled ball, available in many colours, which you will hit multiple times when playing a round of golf. Bringing both old and new ones to the course can be an excellent idea. For instance, you can use the old balls when you plan to play a difficult course and there's a high risk you might loose several in water hazards, while new balls can provide you with a better playing experience. But be mindful that carrying too many balls can be burdensome to you.

Right-handed players will wear a glove on the left hand, and left-handed players will most often wear a glove on the right hand. While some golfers have decided that gloves aren’t crucial for their game, it’s not true for everyone. Primarily, gloves refers to hand protection and to provide a strong grip on the club handle. It’s a necessary item to wear in order to prevent the club from turning in your hand and to ensure you can control the club properly. 

When it comes to picking the appropriate glove for you, don’t forget to consider the following factors, such as size, thickness, strength, weatherproof etc ... Doing so you can ensure you’re using the right glove to play in the best possible condition reducing the risks of blisters and callouses. 

Final Thoughts
Indeed, the equipment you bring to the golf course can influence the outcome of your game. So, if you’re planning to have a round of golf soon, keep these essentials in mind to make the most of your experience.

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