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7 Common Golfing Mistakes to Avoid for Beginners

A bunch of your friends has asked you to play golf with them over the weekend. You go with them and have a ton of fun which motivates you to go out and buy your own equipment so you can learn more about the game.

Learning how to play golf proved to be a little more challenging than you thought it would be so, you drop it. Giving up after just getting started is one of the many golfing mistakes that beginners make. 

You’ve got to keep at it and maybe take a few lessons. Hardly anyone picks it up right away. To help you along your journey, check out this guide for a full list of mistakes that you should avoid making.

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How is Your Golf Handicap Calculated in 2020?

Competing against your friends is one of the most fun parts of golf. However, it's important to set up the game in a fair manner that gives everyone a chance to win. Cue golf handicaps! Let's take a look at how your golf handicap is calculated in 2020.

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Getting on the Green: 7 Chipping Drills to Improve Your Game

Short game skills are what separates the winners from everyone else in all the major golf tournaments.

Seve Ballesteros once rated the greatest short game player ever, spent hours practicing impossible chip shots that he would never use. 

If you find that you're the laughing stock of the 19th hole nine times out of ten, chances are you could benefit from these chipping drills. 

Don't knock them 'til you've tried them.  

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Pint-Sized Putters: How to Get Your Kids Into Golf

The game of golf continues to be one of America's greatest past times. In fact, in recent years the game has experienced continued growth, particularly among junior golfers with 2.5 million in 2010 growing to 3 million in 2013. Golf is as popular as ever and is one of the most versatile sports in that it can be played and enjoyed by people of all ages. So how do you spark an interest in the game you love with your own kids? How do you gift them with a game they will be able to participate in for the rest of their lives? Teaching kids golf can look like a difficult task, but you might be getting a round in with your children sooner than you might think!

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4 Stretches You Should Do Before Golfing

It's crazy how fast a game of golf can turn around. All it takes is a hole in one or an under-par hole to fix your score.

On the other hand, one wrong move can mess up your whole game. This isn't always in terms of your score, either.

Imagine setting up to hit the first swing on a new hole only to hurt your back, or not being able to put your best shot because you have pain in your wrist.

These are just a few reasons why it's so important to make golf stretches a part of your routine. A few simple movements before stepping out on the course can transform your whole game.

Here are 4 stretches for golf you should do every time you're about to play.

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