Buying Forgiving Clubs

As many new players enter the golfing arena, there is an important aspect of buying golf clubs that should not be overlooked. Construction of clubs experienced a paradigm shift when Ping’s founder, Karsten Solheim developed the concept of forgiveness by introducing perimeter-weighted irons. This is just one instance that launched a whole new area of marketing to address the needs of the ‘casual golfer’. I often wonder if buying forgiving clubs is the wisest avenue for new players to develop a solid and consistent golf game. Or should they focus a bit more time on developing their unique golf swing.

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Switching Golf Club Alliances

Are you the type of person who is a die-hard customer that only supports a specific club manufacturer? You know, if you find something that works, then stick with it regardless if your game is improving or not. Well, I am semi-loyal to a golf club brand, but have transitioned from Titleist to Muzino over the last year. I made the move to Muzino after my club fitting, but I am still loyal with some clubs because I have not found anything better.

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Course Management Is An Evolving Skill

Has your golf game evolved over the years? Have you made significant strides improving areas of your game that produced the best results. Or have you stagnated sticking to a plan regardless of your golf scores. Interestingly, I have been in that position years ago, but I now seek ways to improve my game and an evolving course management strategy is my main focus.

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What is in Your Golf Bag?

I am not the type of golfer who remains completely loyal to one particular brand. I have tried many brands of clubs over the years and have settled on my current set because these clubs fit that particular aspect of my game. Except for my new irons, I have used the same brand of other clubs for years. For some reason, each fits my game and produces the best results when called upon. I do not find this unusual because I think most golfers finds what works and sticks it.

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Accepting Change For The Greater Good

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If you are in pursuit of a better golf game, then change is something that must be part of your process. I know for me, it sure is and recently I owe a debt of gratitude to my friend Andre for advising me to step out side of my comfort zone. His sage guidance is already starting to pay off and I only see better things ahead in my golfing future.

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