Category: Golf Articles

USGA Handicap System

The USGA Handicap System is designed to provide an equal opportunity for players of different skill levels to compete against each other. At the core of the handicap system is the handicap index. A stroke play event with gross scores does not use handicaps. A stroke play event with net scores uses the handicap system. …

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Pace of Play

Pace of play seems to be a problem at every golf course, and each course deals with the situation differently.  I recently sat through a golf committee meeting this was one of the hop topics of the day.  Some courses use marshals or even a timing system to ensure everyone is playing at the proper …

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FORE! Golf Jewelry

The holiday season is around the corner with shoppers gearing up for Black Friday sales. This year, take a look at some different products available for the men and women golfers. Instead of the usual driver or dozen balls, take a look at some unique presents for the golfer in your family. Over the next …

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Additional Information on Women’s Golf Scholarships

In the last blog I talked about NCAA Division I and II golf scholarships. The competition can be fierce at some of the top programs. However, many women will also have an opportunity at some of the Division III, NJCAA and NAIA programs. NCAA Division III programs are not permitted to offer athletic scholarships. Division …

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Women’s Golf Scholarships

Many women are taking up the game of golf for business and social reasons.  It can be argued that women who play golf will potentially have more opportunity in the business world.  They will no longer be left out of important business transactions that occur on the golf course.  In addition to the business world, …

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No easy road for LPGA rookies

Midway through the season 22-year-old Azahara Munoz of Spain and Arizona State University is the LPGA Tour’s top rookie. Rookie of the Year Race 1. Azahara Munoz (Spain, 22) – 9 events, 9 cuts made, 2 top-10s, 24th on money list ($216,968)2. Amanda Blumenherst (USA, 23) – 11 events, 10 cuts made, 2 top-10s, 49th …

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Matthew Keller, PGA Golf Professional

My name is Matthew Keller, I am the Head PGA Golf Professional at Seaford Golf and Country Club, located in Seaford, DE.  I have been a Golf Professional for over 10 years.  I am originally from Lansdale, PA located just outside of Philadelphia.  I started playing golf at the age of 12, and was instantly …

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Golf Books

Golf Books Provide Instruction And Entertainment In The Off-Season Just because you’ve hung up your clubs for the season doesn’t mean you can’t think about golf until the spring thaw. Winter is the perfect time to sharpen your mind (and maybe your game) with a few golf books. Golf books can appeal to golfers of …

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The Integrity of the Game: Only in Golf

I love the game of golf as much as anyone. There were times in my youth when I literally played golf instead of eating or resting. With the passing of several decades, my lower energy level has kept me from pursuing the game as often as I once did. But I enjoy the time I …

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Get a Grip on Christmas

There are many, many choices when it comes to Christmas gifts for the golfer, ranging from the smallest accessory to the complete set of clubs. One of the recommended gifts is a package deal that includes tees, ball markers, a glove or two, towel, umbrellas etc. All golfers will be pleasantly surprised when they open …

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