Enjoying The Start Of Summer Golf

Golf in my area officially started just over a month ago. Since that joyous occasion, we have put up with COVID limitations and unpredictable weather. Well, with high 20° C weather expected all week, I can officially say that summer golf is finally here. Normally, this would not mean much to most players, but for me it is a turning point where I start to make my traditional changes to my game.

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Myth Busters: Steel Spikes Help Aerate Greens

I recently looked at data relating to steel spikes and why they are not used anymore. I always thought that these metal spikes helped aerate the green and as such aid in the health of the greens. Wondering why they disappeared, I figured that cost of production was the primary reason as shoe manufacturers needed (wanted) to increase their profit margin. It seems like a logical reason and regardless metal spikes are gone for the average amateur and soft spikes are in; at least until another change is deemed necessary.

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