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A new year - a new you - stop blaming others for your game of golf

Posted by Inga Abed on

 The New Year just began and it’s  time to make those  new year’s resolutions. Why not focus your resolutions on your game of golf? A good one would be to stop making excuses for a bad round of golf. Just admit that if you suck at golf this is entirely your fault! Golf is well known as a sport where its players look for excuses for poor performance. This one fly that’s been following you round all day and just happened to land on your ball as you stood over it. Let’s face it: blaming someone or something for a bad...

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Take off your hat for Golfglam's visors

Posted by Inga Abed on

  Ladies, do you want to look more stylish on the golf course? What about getting a new golf hat? A hat offers you the chance to make a fashion statement and complement your look on the course as well as having the added benefit of offering protection from the sun and sometimes the rain. And of course there is an argument that no outfit is really complete without a hat. However,  just as with any golf apparel it is important to choose the right item to ensure not only style but also comfort, so that the item does not...

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How does the weather affect your game of golf?

Posted by Inga Abed on

We are now approaching the end of a very unusual British summer. Instead of the usual washout we have experienced extreme temperatures. After the initial euphoria we golfers quickly found out that hot weather can just as much as the cold and wet weather be a real handicap. On days of extreme heat the sun is actually not always our friend:  the dangers of sun burns, dehydration, heat exhaustion and even heat stroke are real. And tirdenes and lack of energy really can affect your game.  But apart from the physical strain, your game is also affected in a positive way.  I am referring to the  way hich temperatures influence the flight of...

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Beat the heat - playing golf in extreme hot weather

Posted by Inga Abed on

The spell of hot weather is just not letting off. Much of the UK and the rest of Europe is experiencing an unusually long heat wave. The heat doesn’t put golfers off the game so how do you beat the heat? Protecting yourself from the sun with sun cream and adequate clothing is of course important but sunburns are not the only risk that the extreme weather carries with it. Exercising vigorously in hot weather can be challenging and even dangerous. Not only can your golf game suffer but you can get heat exhaustion and heat stroke is a real...

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Happy Women’s Golf day

Posted by Inga Abed on

Today is Women’s Golf Day (WGD), an international event whereby participating golfclubs give women and girls a one-day golf taster experience to encourage more women to take up the game. Another women's day I hear you say. Why is it needed when we already have an  International Girls and Women in Sports Day? Well, Golf is still perceived as a sport for older, middle-class, white males and women are underrepresented, more than in other sports. There is a lot more that can be done for women’s golf and for years golf clubs have looked for ways to engage women in the sport....

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