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Getting Started in Golf

Getting Started in Golf entails all the things a brand new golfer needs to know to enter the game with ease. Information in the Getting Started section can include advice on picking a set of clubs, common etiquette, rules, scoring and basic swing advice.

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  • Can't Go Wrong With a 2 Piece Ball

    As a beginner I recommend that you look for a good 2 piece ball to start with. They are more durable and will help you with distance. There are many that will give you distance off of the tee, but still help with spin and control around the greens. There's hardly a player that couldn't use both of those so you can't go wrong if you are just starting out and go with a 2 piece ball. As your game progresses it's a good idea to go get a ball fitting on a launch monitor to make sure the ball you are playing matches your needs.

  • Find People to Play With

    As a new golfer you are probably looking for more people to play with. Almost all public courses will offer leagues that you can join. If your course doesn't I'm sure there is another one in your area that does. If not, joining clinics or group classes is a great way to meet people and form playing groups. Also, try asking the pro at your local course as he or she may know other golfers looking to play as well and you might even be able to post a request on the bulletin board.

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