For years, I have played golf and spent a lot of money on equipment. It was not until recently that I realized how much of a waste of money it was. After years of playing in local tournaments, I found that sometimes you can have the best equipment and still play terrible. Below are my top 5 reasons to not waste your money on golf equipment.
1) You will never get better with expensive clubs – This is my biggest reason for saving your money on golf clubs. My experience has been that you only use them for a couple months before your game plateaus and you need new clubs again.
Golfers, like most sports enthusiasts, tend to be a little suspicious and perhaps even a bit skeptical. The golfing community is very opinionated when it comes to the equipment they use to play their beloved game. They are also a very trusting group of people who often fall victim to marketing hype that lures them into buying things that they don’t need. In fact, golfers buy more things that they don’t need than just about any other sport. This blog will show you how to maximize your game without breaking the bank.
Golf is a very simple game, but it shouldn’t be played with cheap and poorly made equipment. A lot of the time, the lower quality equipment doesn’t perform as well as high-quality equipment does. And high-quality equipment doesn’t have to be expensive; there are plenty of great alternatives out there if you know where to look.
One of the most important things you can do before you buy anything is find out what kind of golfer you are. If you’re just starting out, you probably don’t need anything too fancy or expensive. But if you’ve been playing for awhile and want to improve your game, it’s time to think about upgrading your equipment (and possibly your wardrobe).
Let’s face it. You love golf. You love the feeling of a well-struck drive, the subtlety of a perfectly-read putt, and the sweet sound of the ball dropping in the cup for a birdie. But you hate spending too much money on equipment. After all, even though you know that your driver is a few years old and your irons are not exactly top-of-the-line, you don’t need to spend $700 on a new set of irons when these will do just fine, right?
Well, think again. Spending money on high quality golf equipment can actually help improve your game by leaps and bounds. Here are our top 5 reasons why you should stop wasting time with cheap clubs and make the leap to better equipment:
Consistency – One of the most important aspects of getting better at golf is being able to hit shots consistently. While having a good swing will allow you to repeat shots over and over again, having good golf clubs can help make sure that every shot comes out with the same velocity and spin as the last one. When your clubs are not up to par, then your shots may come out inconsistently, causing frustration or even injury over time. Save yourself some pain by upgrading to
1. Equipment manufacturers are constantly trying to find new ways to sell more of their products. In recent years, new club designs have been introduced that are meant to increase the distance and accuracy with which the ball is hit. These clubs may help you improve your game, but only if you already possess a solid golf swing. If you do not yet have the proper fundamentals in place, these clubs will not help you at all. For example, if you use a driver that’s 10 degrees higher than normal, it won’t make up for a poor swing path or a very steep angle of attack into the ball.
2. Golf equipment is expensive and tends to wear out quickly. The average set of irons can cost $1,000 or more; a single driver can cost as much as $400! While some people may purchase new clubs every few years, others may need to replace them even more often due to damage caused by improper storage or usage practices (e.g., leaving them outside overnight).
3. Buying new golf equipment will not necessarily improve your game; it’s just another way for manufacturers to make money off consumers who think buying expensive clubs will magically cure their bad habits on the course!
4. A lot of people buy golf clubs thinking they
Is it just me or is anyone else tired of being bombarded by commercials and magazine ads about the latest and greatest golf equipment? It seems that every year there is a new club or gadget that convinces you it will improve your game. Golfers are constantly looking for the magic bullet that will transform their game. The sad reality is that most golfers are under the false impression that purchasing this latest piece of equipment will give them an immediate advantage over their competition.
I am here to tell you that it just isn’t so. If you have ever watched one of these commercials or read one of these articles, there are always some sort of statistics to back up their claims. I have seen ads with outlandish claims such as “the ball stayed in the air on average 50% longer with this club than our competitors”. I have also seen ads claiming “The ball traveled 20 yards farther with each shot.” I think the worst claim I have ever heard came from a golf club manufacturer who claimed their driver was “1/2 a club longer” than any other driver on the market today.” They were referring to the fact that if two people swung identically, then the person using their driver would end up hitting the ball 20 yards farther than any other driver out there.
The riverside club is a golf course located on the outside of Amsterdam. It is one of the oldest courses in Holland.
It was designed by the famous architect Peter Dusschoten. He made sure that the beautiful landscape would be incorporated into the design of the course. In fact, this is one of his most famous courses.
The course has several water obstacles, most notably crossing the river Amstel twice. This makes it a very challenging course, especially for beginning players who are still developing their skills.
The club has a nice clubhouse with a restaurant and bar where you can relax after your round or just come to watch sports on TV or read the newspaper with a cup of coffee in your hand.
A game in which a ball, having no understanding whatever, is driven about by implements wholly beyond its comprehension; a game which, being purely intellectual, it is quite within the capacity of a fool to play.
author: Ambrose Bierce