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By GBB Staff Introduction The characters may change, but The Masters never fails to deliver great drama. Professional golfers get excited about all major championships, but there is something magical about playing between the pines and flowering azaleas at Augusta National. It brings out the best (and sometimes the worst) from the top players in the world. We get to watch nerves of steel become frayed on the back nine on Sunday. From the practice rounds to the Champions Dinner to the “jacket ceremony” in Butler Cabin, The Masters is a week-long celebration of golf. We have crowned a new,...

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By GBB Staff Introduction More and more teenagers are taking an interest in golf lately. In fact, the National Golf Foundation has research that shows that the number of junior golfers grew by as much as 20% last year. That could be great news for the future of the golf industry, as long as these budding golfers maintain their interest in the game as they grow older.  There’s a number of factors that will determine if these teens continue on in golf, of course, but one very important one is how much enjoyment they get out of it.  Let’s face...

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By GBB Staff Introduction If you want to up the ante on the amount of exercise and physical exertion you experience during a round, you can impact that by how you decide to get around the course. You can choose to walk the course while carrying your bag, you can choose to ride a motorized cart, or you can choose to walk while using a push cart.  Walking / Carrying Your Bag For those wanting to maximize the workout, walking and carrying your bag is clearly the most physically demanding option. A round of golf that includes taking up to...

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By GBB Staff Introduction There are significant differences between golf clubs that are made for men and those that are made for women. Women golfers, particularly those who are newer to the game, will find themselves at a significant disadvantage if they ignore those differences and buy clubs that have been designed for men, or if they try to play with clubs that were previously used by a man and “handed down”. If you’re a woman beginner to intermediate golfer contemplating the purchase of a new set of clubs, this article has been written specifically for you. In it, we’ll...

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By GBB Staff Introduction Winter is here. Best case, you will experience annoying frost delays. More than likely, you will deal with cold wind, sleet, snow, and probably some course closures. All avid golfers in cooler climates have suffered the consequences of putting the clubs on the shelf for a few months. You get on the first tee in the Spring and feel like you have never held a club before. It takes you weeks or months to get your game back. This doesn’t have to happen. Even during a harsh winter season, you can keep your game sharp. You...

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