11. Take note how professionals do it.
It is a good idea to visit golf courses where well known professionals enjoy the
game. When you do that, you would be able to see them play golf. With that,
you would be able to take note on how they would do their putting, how they
execute a powerful swing, how they decide between the woods and the irons,
and so on.
12. Eat a healthy diet.
Although playing golf would not require running, jumping, and, other types of
activities, it is still best if you watch what you eat. This is because playing golf
would still require a lot from you physically. Keep in mind that golf courses are
very big pieces of land. Thus, you may often find yourself walking uphill or
downhill in getting to the hole. With that, it is best if your diet can provide you
with the energy that you need.
13. Try to lose weight.
If you have gained some weight than you think you should, then it is best if you
lose some of them. This is because playing golf also need you to become
flexible. Your flexibility can help you in executing the swing properly. Thus, eat
right and get some exercise, so that you would become fitter.
14. Build your stamina.
When you watch professionals playing golf, it may be easy for you to conclude
that playing it would not need you to have good stamina. On the contrary, you
need to build your stamina in playing golf. This is because going from one hole
to the next can become quite tiring, aside from the fact that you are going to do
lots of swings. When you get tired, it might affect your judgment in selecting the
clubs, as well as executing your swings. Thus, it is best if you have good
15. Develop a way to determine the direction of the wind.
Always remember that the golf ball is lightweight. Therefore, when it is in midair,
the wind can easily affect the direction that it is going. Therefore, it is best if you
can develop a way to determine the direction that the wind is going. By doing
that, you would be able to properly target the hole by considering the wind‘s
direction and speed.
16. Develop a way to determine the roughness or smoothness of the green.
When you hit the ball while you are putting, you might get surprised when it
slowly goes to a different direction. It is actually the grass inside the green that
influences it. Aside from that, it can also affect the speed of the ball. Therefore,
it is best if you check the green properly. Moreover, don’t forget that it is also
possible that the green has an angle.
17. Think about playing golf at nights.
Before you go to sleep, while you are lying in bed, it is best to think about
playing golf. This way, you would be more motivated in practicing your swing,
and your putting the next morning. Aside from that, thinking about the sport at
nights can also give you the opportunity to plan your steps in training for it.
18. Come up with a plan.
When you are about to learn how to play golf, it is a good idea to come up with
a plan for it. Your plan should provide you with the guidance on the steps that
you need to take in learning to play golf. This would involve hiring a trainer,
going to a driving range, buying your gears and accessories, and many more.
19. Set up goals.
When you play golf, it is best if you set up goals for it. For example, your initial
goal may be to finish holes in a golf course with a par; and, once you are able to
hit it, you can set goals that can offer you with more challenge. Setting up goals
would provide you with the challenge that you need, aside from helping you in
monitoring your progress.
20. List down the things you need to bring.
If you are on your way to a golf course to play the game, it is best if you can
bring all the necessary things you need. Thus, you should come up with a list of
things you want to bring. The list should help you check on the things you need.
However, make sure not to forget checking
the list. With that, you should hang it somewhere you can easily see, such as at
the door of your refrigerator
1. Observe professional golfers in action.
It is a good idea to watch professional golf players play if you wish to become a golf player. When you see them play, you’ll be more motivated to improve your own game. Aside from that, you may see how they conduct themselves on the field and how they swing their bats.
2. Find a companion to play with.
Golf is a fun sport to play, especially when you do it with a friend. Find a friend who is also interested in learning to play golf so that you can share tips. Aside from that, you may both increase your drive by competing against one another on occasion.
3. Hire a personal trainer.