Analyzing Golf Club Use

If you are like most players, you carry at least 14 clubs. I say this with tongue in cheek because during friendly matches, I have watched players carry a few more than the legal number. Regardless of other players do, I only carry 14 clubs unless I am experimenting; then I do not record this round for my handicap. Anyway, every few years I analyze the clubs I carry to ensure that I have the proper equipment to match my every evolving game. Well, 2021 is the season where I take an important and critical look at how often (and where) I use my clubs. In the past, this process lead me to replace my 5 wood with a 60° lob wedge. It is not time to see if my changes are still valid or do I need to make another adjustment.

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Ten Must Have Items For Beginner Golfers

You have decided to start golfing and really do not know where to start. To some beginners this is a daunting challenge because they have no experience with which to draw knowledge of where to start. I stumbled across a video that might help you save money, time and frustration that is worth a look. For many experienced players, the list seems to be a no brainer. However, after reviewing the list I found two items I will add to my bag this year.

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Inside Rory McIlroy’s Golf Bag

After reading an article from PGATour.com about what clubs Rory McIlroy carries, I started to second guess the clubs in my bag. I mean, if one of the top golfers in the world (arguably the best) uses specific clubs, then maybe, just maybe, we amateurs need to take notice. I am not talking about brand of club, but the actual clubs he carries. Truthfully, I am really confused!

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How Many Wedges Do You Own?

Yesterday, I asked this very question and I was not really surprised at the results. As a collector of golf clubs, I would suggest I fit into the 10+ category. And this is after I gave a couple of away to some friends. Before you start to judge me for having more wedges that I need, I should explain what is going on!

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Different Colour Golf Grips – Important or Not?

As golf evolved over the past 45+ years that I have played, much of the equipment has changed. The clubs today are nothing like the sticks of old and that is okay because technology has leveled the playing field somewhat. The clubs look different, feel different, and definitely perform differently. One of the big changes that makes zero impact on my game is the colour of the golf grips. Where black was the traditional colour when I broke in to the amazing sport, now there does not seem to be any limitations. I am not sure if this is important or not, but personally I still like the old school colour with some minor modifications.

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