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Does a Closed Face Angle Really Fight a Slice? (Golf Clubs FAQ)
Many golf woods are built with a closed clubface, intended to help correct a slice. Do these clubs work?

What Is COR, or Coefficient of Restitution? (Golf Clubs FAQ)
Coefficient of restitution is a measurement of the energy loss or retention when two objects collide. Here how COR is used in golf.

Golf Clubfaces: Curved in Woods, Flat in Irons, Why?
Woods are made with a slight curvature to their clubfaces, called bulge. But the faces of irons are flat. Why is this?

What Is Gear Effect in Golf?
Golf clubs influence the ball to curve in specific ways if you make contact on the toe or the heal. Find out how this gear effect works, and why.

Should Golf Shafts Be Trimmed From the Grip End or Head End?
So you want to cut a little length off your golf shafts. Where do you cut from - the grip end or the head end?

What Do Out and in Mean on the Golf Scorecard?
The words Out and In appear on most golf scorecards alongside the par for the front and back nines. What do these terms mean on a scorecard?

What Golfers Mean When They Talk About Carry
Do you know what the word Carry means when it is used in a golf context? Find out with this entry in the Golf Glossary.

Definition of Golf Alignment
What is the meaning of alignment in golf? Why is it important? Here's an explanation of the golf usage of this term.

How to Play the Golf Game Named 2-2-2
Do you know how to play a 2-2-2 game on the golf course? It's actually a type of bet, and it's better known by another name. Here's a definition.

What Was the Golf Club That Was Called a Niblick?
Once upon a time, before golf club sets became standardized and numbers were used to identify clubs, there was a club called a Niblick.

What is an Obstruction in Golf?
The term obstruction comes up in golf and in the rules of golf. But what exactly is an obstruction on a golf course?

Offset (Golfing Term) Definition and Example
Do you know what Offset is on golf clubs, and what its purpose is? Read this explanation and find out.

How Golfers Use the Word Out
What does the word Out mean when used in a golf setting? Let's look in the Golf Glossary and find out.

Pin: What The Word Means in Golf
Are you not sure what the word Pin refers to in golf? Let's go to the Golf Glossary and find the definition.

What Was the Golf Club That Was Called a Spoon?
Do you know what a Spoon is - or was - in golf? It's the name of a historical golf club. Find out what the Spoon was used for.

What Is Striping on a Golf Course?
Do you know what Striping is on a golf course? The word describes an aesthetic involving the way the grass is mowed. Here is the definition.

How to Play the Golf Format Called Tombstone
Tombstone is the name of a golf tournament format, but how is it played? Read this explanation of the game to find out.

What Is an X-Out Golf Ball?
Some golf balls are sold labeled as X-Out balls. What does that mean? Here is the explanation.

How to Play the Arnies Side Bet in Golf
Arnies is the name of a side bet in golf. How does it work? Read this explanation and you'll know how to play it.

Definition of Away in Golf
What does the term Away mean in a golf context? Find out how golfers use this term.

Definition of Backspin in Golf
Do you know what backspin is in golf? It's a property that the golf swing imparts to the golf ball. Here's a definition of the term.

What Is Bite in Golf?
Do you know what the term Bite means in golf? You often hear golfers yelling this word at the golf ball. Here's this definition.

What Was a Brassie? (Antique Golf Club)
Brassie was the name of a golf club back in the days before clubs were numbered. Find out how the brassie was used on the course.

7 Tournaments Where Arnold Palmer's Impact Changed Golf
Arnold Palmer is one of the most influential golfers in history, and these are 7 of the tournaments where Palmer's impact on golf was the greatest.

The 2 Tournaments Where Arnold Palmer Made the Biggest Impact on Golf
Among the seven tournaments where Arnold Palmer had the greatest impact on golf, these are the two most important. Page 2.

Explaining the Abbreviation cc in Golf
Do you know what the abbreviation cc means in golf? It's often seen in relation to drivers. Here is the definition.

Clubhouse: What The Term Means in Golf
Do you know what the term Clubhouse refers to in golf? It's a pretty important building on a golf course. Read the definition.

What are Dimples on a Golf Ball? (Explaining the Term)
Do you know what dimples are on a golf ball, and why they are there? Here is a short and simple explanation of golf ball dimples.

Defining a Drive in Golf
Do you know what the drive is in golf? Here is a definition of this common golf term that describes a vitally important part of the game.

Definition of Fore in Golf
Have you heard golfers yell fore on the course? Why do they do that? What does it mean? Here is a definition of the term.

What Is the Fringe On a Golf Course? (Definition)
Do you know what the fringe is on a golf course? Read this definition of the term.

Definition of Grain on Putting Greens in Golf
You often hear golfers talk about grain on putting greens. Here's what the term means.

How the Golf Game Called Gruesomes Is Played
The term Gruesomes when used in golf refers to a type of competition format or betting game. Here's how to play it.

What Is Hardpan in Golf?
The term hardpan is used to by golfers to describe a physical feature sometimes found on golf courses - something golfers want to avoid.

What Is An Invitational Tournament in Golf?
What makes a golf tournament an Invitational? Are there specific requirements for a tournament to be called that?

Definition of Irons in Golf
When golfers talk about irons what, specifically, are they referring to? Let's find out.

What Was a Mashie Club in Golf?
Mashie was the name of golf club used long ago in the game's history. What club was it? Find out how the mashie corresponds to today's clubs.

Definition of Medalist in Golf
Do you know what the term Medalist means in golf? Read this definition to find out.

What Is an Ace in Golf? (Definition)
What is an ace in golf? It's a shot that is rare but that every golfer wants. Read the definition.

Aeration (Golf): Definition and Explanation
What does it mean when a golf course is aerating or undergoing aeration? Here is the explanation.

Definition of Apron on a Golf Course
What is an apron on a golf course? Here is a definition of the term from the Golf Glossary.

What Is an A-Wedge in Golf?
Read the definition of the golf term A-Wedge to learn to which golf club this term is applied.

What is a Barranca in Golf? (Definition)
Do you know what a Barranca is in golf? The term describes a physical feature found on some golf courses. Here is the definition.

Definition of Sixes Golf Tournament Format and Betting Game
Sixes is the name of a golf tournament format and also a golf betting game. Here's how to play it.

What Is a Score of Buzzard in Golf?
What does the word buzzard mean when it is used by golfers? It relates to a particular socre. Here's a definition of the term.

Definition of Clubface in Golf
What is a clubface in golf? A very important part of every golf club. Here's a definition of the term.

Definition of the Golf Term Clubhead
Do you know what a clubhead is in golf? Read this definition to understand more about this part of every golf club.

What Is a Condor in Golf?
Condor is a word that, like eagle, describes a particular score on a golf hole. And condors are extremely rare. Here is the definition.

Explaining the Golf Usage of the Word Contour
Do you know what golfers mean when they talk about contour? Read the definition of this word's golf usage.

Definition of the Golf Term Cup
Do you know what the Cup is in golf? Here is a definition of this term, which applies to a feature on golf putting greens.

Definition of the Golf Term Downswing
The downswing is part of every golfer's swing. Here is a definition of the term.

What Is a Driver (Golf Term)?
What is the driver in golf? Read the basics about the driver, one of the 14 clubs a golfer is allowed to using during a round of golf.

How to Play the Golf Format Called Eliminator
Eliminator is the name of a golf betting game or a tournament format for 4-person teams. Find out how to play it.

TaylorMade AeroBurner Mini Driver
The AeroBurner Mini Driver from TaylorMade is an update on the original SLDR Mini Driver. Here's how it stacks up.

TaylorMade AeroBurner Irons
TaylorMade adds AeroBurner irons, a Mini Driver plus two golf balls to complete its 2015 lineup of AeroBurner products. Here's a look at the irons.

TaylorMade AeroBurner Golf Balls: Soft and Pro
The AeroBurner Soft and AeroBurner Pro golf balls are by TaylorMade, and targeted to different levels of golfers.

1863 British Open
The 1863 British Open was the fourth time the tournament was played. And it was the second time Willie Park Sr. was the champion.

Definition of Takeaway in Golf (Part of the Swing)
What is the takeaway in golf? It's a part of every golf swing. Here's a definition of the term.

Explaining the Meanings of Loop in Golf
Find out what the term loop means when it is used in a golf context; here is a definition of the golf usage.

What Is Looping in Golf? (Read the Definition)
What does the golf term looping mean? It's a slang term for a common golf activity. Here's the explanation.

Explaining the Golf Game Called Mulligans
Read the definition of Mulligans, which in this usage refers to a betting game or play format for groups of golfers.

How To Play the Shazam Putting Bet in Golf
Here is a definition of Shazam, a golf betting game that is played on the putting greens.

What It Means to Buy Skirts at Golf Tournament Fundraiser
What is the definition of the term skirts when used in golf? Skirts are sometimes sold by charitable golf tournament organizers. Here's how it works.

2015 Symetra Tour Schedule
The Symetra Tour is a developmental circuit for the LPGA, and its 10 top golfers earn LPGA cards. Here's when and where the Symetra Tour plays in 2015.

OWGR: What It Stands for in Golf
What do the initials OWGR stand for in golf? Here is a definition that explains this common acronym.

Michelle Wie's 2007 Casio World Open Photo Session
Michelle Wie poses for a photo at the 2007 Casio World Open, part of the Glamour Shots gallery. Page 11.

Michelle Wie Candid Up Close
An up-close candid of Michelle Wie snapped during 2009. Page 16.

Michelle Wie Posing (Glamour Shots Gallery)
This image of Michelle Wie posing is part of a Glamour Shots gallery of the famous golfer. Page 13.

Michelle Wie Glam: Phoenix LPGA Photo Shoot
Michelle Wie photographed at Papago Golf Course in Phoenix, Arizona. Page 21.

Michelle Wie Glamour Shots: Strike a Pose
Michelle Wie strikes a pose during a players party prior to the 2009 Evian Masters. Page 19.

Crowd-Sourced: Michelle Wie at the 2007 Australian Open
Michelle Wie captured in this image while attending the 2007 Australian Open tennis matches. Page 12.

Michelle Wie Glamour Shots: Las Vegas 2007
A photo of golfer Michelle Wie taken in Las Vegas in 2007, part of the Glamour Shots gallery. Page 14.

Michelle Wie Attending the NBA All-Star Gala in 2007
Golfer Michelle Wie in attendance at the 2007 NBA All-Star Gala in Las Vegas. Page 18.

Gala Girl: Michelle Wie Posing on Red Carpet
Another image of Michelle Wie from the Glamour Shots gallery showing her at the 2007 NBA All-Star Gala. Page 20.

Michelle Wie Glamour Shots: 2007 NBA All-Star Game
Michelle Wie arrives at the 2007 NBA All-Star Game. Page 15.

Michelle Wie Attends the 2007 NBA All-Star Game
Michelle Wie on the red carpet prior to the 2007 NBA All-Star Game. Page 22.

Michelle Wie at the Spider-Man 3 Movie Premiere
In Tokyo, Michelle Wie shows up for the premiere of the movie Spider-Man 3. Page 17.

Michelle Wie Glamour Shots Photo Gallery
Check out this gallery of Michelle Wie Glamour Shots, images of the LPGA golf star posing for photo shoots or dressed up and out on the town.

Michelle Wie's Gala Look at the 2010 Evian Masters
Michelle Wie poses in Evian, France, during the 2010 Evian Masters while attending a gala dinner. Page 10.

Michelle Wie's Short Red Dress at World Leadership Awards
Michelle Wie appears at the World Leadership Awards in 2010, presented by Usher's New Look Foundation. Page 9.

Michelle Wie's Look for the 2012 Evian Gala
Michelle Wie poses before attending the gala dinner during the 2012 Evian Masters tournament in France. Page 7.

Michelle Wie Posing Beachside in Dubai
Michelle Wie strikes a pose beachside during a photo shoot at the 2012 Omega Dubai Ladies Masters tournament. Page 6.

Michelle Wie on Top of the Empire State Building
Michelle Wie poses on top of the Empire State Building in this photo from June 2014. Page 4.

Photo: Michelle Wie on Fox & Friends TV Show
Michelle Wie gets dressed up to appear on the Fox & Friends morning show in the aftermath of her 2014 U.S. Women's Open victory. Page 5.

2014 Evian Championship Pose: Michelle Wie
Golfer Michelle Wie poses for photographers at the 2014 Evian Championship. Page 3.

Michelle Wie's Sexy Outfit for the 2014 Rolex Awards
Michelle Wie poses on the red card before making her entrance at the 2014 Rolex Awards. Page 2.

The Big Wiesy in Singapore: Michelle Wie on the Catwalk
Michelle Wie walks the catwalk as a fashion model in this image taken during tournament week at the 2015 HSBC Women's Champions tournament.

Michelle Wie Glamour Shots: LPGA Championship Photos
A candid image of Michelle Wie at the 2007 LPGA Championship. Page 23.

Michelle Wie's Kia Classic Photo Op
Michelle Wie poses with a Kia Motors vehicle at a news conference announcing an extension of Kia's LPGA sponsorship. Page 8.

Jack Nicklaus Ice Cream
Jack Nicklaus Ice Cream hits retail stores in March 2015. Here are the flavors, the price and some background on the product.

PGA Tour's 2014-2015 Season Schedule of Tournaments
Here is the schedule of golf tournaments played on the PGA Tour during its 2014-15 season, with dates, golf courses and locations.

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki Photo Gallery
Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki formed a sports power couple when the golf and tennis superstars started dating. Browse these photos of them together.

Caroline Wozniacki Watches Rory McIlroy Practice
Caroline Wozniacki watches her boyfriend Rory McIlroy practice during the 2012 Dubai Desert Classic. Page 6.

Caroline Wozniacki with Rory McIlroy's Mother
Caroline Wozniacki is pictured with Rory McIlroy's mother as they watch their man play the 2012 Irish Open. Page 8.

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki Holding Hands
Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are holding hands? C'mon, people, get a room! Page 4.

Caroline Wozniacki Caddies for Rory McIlroy in Masters Par-3 Contest
At the 2013 Par-3 Contest prior to The Masters, tennis star Caroline Wozniacki served as caddie for boyfriend Rory McIlroy. Page 11.

Caroline Wozniacki Plays Golf (Well, Sort Of)
Does Caroline Wozniacki play golf? Yes! Sort of. At least, she makes an attempt at it in this photo, as boyfriend Rory McIlroy watches. Page 3.

Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki and the Yale Football Team
Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are surrounded by members of the Yale University football team during the 2011 New Haven Open tennis tournament.

Rory McIlroy Plays Tennis ... Sort Of
Rory McIlroy clowns around on the tennis court after his girlfriend, Caroline Wozniacki, handed him her racket during an exhibition match. Page 7.

Rory McIlroy with Caroline Wozniacki's Father
Rory McIlroy sits next to Caroline Wozniacki's father in the tennis stands while Caroline plays. Page 9.

Rory and Caroline, the Couple Portrait
Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki pose for a portrait while in China together late in 2011. Page 2.

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki After a Year
Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki are still together after a year as a celebrity couple. Page 10.

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki Posing in Dubai
Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki pose together in Dubai in this photo taken in 2012. Page 5.

Sandra Gal at 2011 LPGA Rolex Awards Reception
Sandra Gal poses at the 2011 LPGA Rolex Awards Reception, where she was recognized as a Roles First Time Winner in 2011. Page 3.

Sandra Gal's Playful Pose in Zippy Golf Dress
View this image of LPGA golfer Sandra Gal striking a playful pose in a zippy golf dress during a photo shoot in 2014.

Sandra Gal Founders Cup Photo Shoot
Sandra Gal poses during a photo shoot prior to the 2012 RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup. Page 12.

Sandra Gal at the 2012 Evian Gala
Sandra Gal poses prior to attending the gala dinner during the 2012 Evian Masters tournament. Page 2.

Photo Gallery: Ernie Els Through the Years
Check out these photos of Ernie Els throughout his career as one of the most popular and successful professional golfers.

Photo Gallery: Ernie Els Through the Years
Check out these photos of Ernie Els throughout his career as one of the most popular and successful professional golfers.

Ernie Els 2010 WGC CA Championship
Ernie Els 2010 WGC CA Championship. Page 13.

Ernie Els Wins 2012 British Open
Ernie Els wins the 2012 British Open and holds the Claret Jug aloft in celebration. Page 14.

Greatest Golf Nicknames: The Walrus & Smallrus
Do you know who The Walrus and The Smallrus are? These father-and-son pro golfers make the list of greatest golf nicknames.

Mr. 59: Which Pro Golfer Has That Nickname?
Only one pro golfer can be called Mr. 59 - and that's the first pro golfer to shoot a score of 59 in a tour event.

Find Out Why This Pro Golfer Was Nicknamed Mr. X
Just who was The Mysterious Mr. X? He was a professional golfer who played for decades on the tour. Here's why this golfer got that nickname.

The Pink Panther: How Paula Creamer Got Her Nickname
Everyone knows Paula Creamer is the golfer called The Pink Panther. Here's the story of how she got the name, and which fellow pro gave it to her.

Find Out Which Golf Legend Was The Silver Scot
The Silver Scot is one of the best nicknames in golf history, and even though the golfer who had it has been gone for decades, the name remains.

Do You Know Which Pro Golfer Was The Towering Inferno?
In the 1970s one PGA Tour player and major championship winner earned the nickname The Towering Inferno. Find out who, and why.

Find Out Which Pro Golfer Was Called The Walking 1-Iron:
The Walking 1-Iron was the nickname of a European tour golfer, and for good reason. Find out who was called that, and why.

The Big Easy is Ernie Els' Nickname
Ernie Els has a cool nickname - the Big Easy. So cool it makes this list of the 17 greatest nicknames in golf history.

The Pro Golfer Whose Nickname Is Chucky Three Sticks
Do you know which PGA Tour golfer is nicknamed Chucky Three Sticks? It makes the list of greatest golf nicknames, so find out who it belongs to.

Why Golf Legend Patty Berg Was Called Dynamite
Golf legend Patty Berg was nicknamed Dynamite, and for good reasons. Here's the story of her nickname.

Why Greg Norman Was Nicknamed The Great White Shark
Find out the story behind the Great White Shark nickname given to pro golfer Greg Norman - and when and where it stuck.

17 of the Best Golfer Nicknames of All-Time
The best nicknames in golf history include some you'll recognize and some surprises. We count them down here, starting with Aquaman.

Bam Bam: How Brittany Lincicome Earned Her Nickname
The nickname of golfer Brittany Lincicome is Bam Bam. Find out why, and which of her fellow LPGA Tour golfers came up with the name.

How Golfer Tony Lema Transformed Into 'Champagne Tony'
One day golfer Tony Lema is just called Tony. The next, and forever after, he became Champagne Tony. Here's the story of his nickname.

How Jack Nicklaus Got The Golden Bear Nickname
Everyone knows Jack Nicklaus is nicknamed The Golden Bear. But here's the story of how he got that nickname, and who gave it to him.

Why Golfer Loren Robers Is Called Boss of the Moss
Do you know which professional golfer is nicknamed the Boss of the Moss, and why he's called that? Find out.

Jack Nicklaus: 2-Time Ryder Cup Captain
Here's a look at Jack Nicklaus' two times serving as captain of the USA Ryder Cup team, and what his record says about the role of captains.

8 Golfers Who Captained Multiple US Ryder Cup Teams
Davis Love III will captain Team USA at the 2016 Ryder Cup, making him the eighth person to captain multiple times. Here are those 8 and how they did.

Walter Hagen: 6-Time Ryder Cup Captain
Walter Hagen was the Team USA captain six times in the Ryder Cup. Here are the years and how many times he won and lost.

Ben Hogan: 3-Time Ryder Cup Captain
Ben Hogan was a 3-time captain of Team USA for the Ryder Cup, and he sometimes stirred up controversy.

Sam Snead: 3-Time Ryder Cup Captain
Sam Snead captained the American Ryder Cup team three times without losing. But some claimed he was a terrible leader.

Jack Burke Jr.: 2-Time Ryder Cup Captain
Here's a look at Jackie Burke's two times serving as captain of the United States Ryder Cup team.

Arnold Palmer: 2-Time Ryder Cup Captain
Arnold Palmer is one of eight Americans to serve as a Ryder Cup captain on multiple occasions.

Tom Watson: 2-Time Ryder Cup Captain
Tom Watson served as Ryder Cup captain twice for Team USA, once more successfully than the other. But there are similarities in both his captaincies.

Golfer Tom Weiskopf: Biography and Career Facts
Learn more about golfer Tom Weiskopf with this profile that includes facts and trivia about his career.

Golfer Miller Barber (Biography and Career Details)
Golfer Miller Barber was noted for his longevity and consistency. Here is a look at his career on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour.

Golfer Patty Berg: Biography and Career Facts
Learn more about golfer Patty Berg, one of the pioneers in women's professional golf.

Golfer Greg Norman: Biography, Facts and Figures
Greg Norman was one of the major figures in golf in the 1980s and 1990s, then became a major business figure. Read this profile of the golfer for details about his career and life.

Father-Son Winners on the PGA Tour
Have there been any father-son winners on the PGA Tour? Here's the answer.

Celebrity Golf - Tournaments, Tours and More Celebrity Golf
Celebrity golf is no longer just pro-ams before the

12 in a Foursome, No 'Passing Gas' During Swing at Willie's Cut-N-Putt
No passing gas during a swing and 12 golfers allowed in a foursome are just two of the oddball local rules at Willie Nelson's Cut-N-Putt golf course.

Youngest Golfer to Qualify for an LPGA Tournament
Find out which golfer holds the record as the youngest to play her way into an LPGA Tour tournament through qualifying.

Hannah O'Sullivan Becomes Youngest-Ever Symetra Tour Winner
Hannah O'Sullivan became the youngest-ever Symetra Tour winner at the tour's 2015 season-opener. Find out more about this 16-year-old amateur champion.

Ryder Cup Captains: The Full Listing
Which golfers have served as Ryder Cup captains throughout the history of the matches? Here is the full list of European and American captains, plus the records for most wins, losses and times served as captain.

Golfer Johnny Miller Bio and Career Profile
Johnny Miller is better known today for his career as a golf broadcaster, but in the early 1970s he was, arguable, even better than Jack Nicklaus.

Charlie Sifford: Bio of the PGA Tour Trailblazer
Charlie Sifford was denied opportunities early, but became a Hall of Famer. Learn about this trailblazer and how he broke the color barrier on the PGA Tour.

Two-Man Scramble Golf Tournament Format
Here's what a 2-Man Scramble golf tournament looks like.

What Are Component Clubs in Golf?
If you've ever heard the term component clubs in golf but not been sure exactly what it means, check out this FAQ.

Loft in Golf Clubs: Definition of the Term
Loft, or loft angle, is a very important feature of golf clubs. Here's what the terms mean and why it's important.

What Is a Slice in Golf?
Do you know what a slice is in golf? Find out what this type of shot means, its causes and what you can do about it.

Bramble Golf Tournament Format Explained
What is the Bramble format for golf tournaments? Read this definition for an explanation of how to play a Bramble tournament.

What Is a Par 3 Hole in Golf?
Do you know what a Par 3 Hole is in golf? You will after reading this explanation of the golf course term.

Golf Presses: What Is Pressing the Bet?
What does it mean to press the bet in golf? This FAQ tackles that subject and explains how presses work with examples.

How Winners of The Big Break Fared In Their Exemptions
How have winners of The Big Break golf television series fared in the tournament appearances they've made as a result of the show? Here are the scores.

What Is the 'Cut Line' in a Golf Tournament?
A definition of the golf term

Pinehurst System Golf Format: How It's Played
Do you know how to play a Pinehurst tournament - sometimes called the Pinehurst System - in golf? Here's an explanation of the format.

Which Golf Tees to Play From (Beginner Golfers Guide)
How do you know which set of tees (which yardages) to play from on a golf course? Here's how to decide which teeing grounds to use.

Pebble Beach Golf Links: Course Info and History
Pebble Beach Golf Links is one of the best-known golf courses in the world. Learn more about this famous course.

Advice for Junior Golfers Who Want to Play College Golf
What does it take to play college golf? What kind of scores does a junior golfer need, what kind of resume should he or she prepare? This article takes a look at those questions.

College Golf Recruiting Process
The college golf recruiting process is the focus of this page, part of a feature offering advice to junior golfers who want to play NCAA golf. Page 2.

How Parents Can Help their Children Add Distance in Golf
Many instructors focus on distance first and accuracy second with junior golfers. This article offers guidelines for parents who want to help their young golfers add distance.

Rules of Golf - Rule 9: Information as to Strokes Taken
Rule 9 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Junior Golf Clubs Buying Guide for Parents
What should you look for in a set of junior golf clubs for your child? Frank Mantua, a top junior instructor and author, provides some suggestions in this guide for parents.

How to Get Your Child Started in Golf
What is the best way for parents to encourage their child's development in golf? Here are some tips from a top junior golf instructor.

Rules of Golf - Rule 7: Practice
Rule 7 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Career Opportunities in Golf
Are you interested in a career in the golf industry? This brief introduction to the subject offers a little guidance.

Rules of Golf - Rule 34: Disputes and Decisions
Rule 34 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Rules of Golf - Rule 28: Ball Unplayable
Rule 28 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Rules of Golf - Rule 29: Threesomes and Foursomes
Rule 29 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Rules of Golf - Rule 31: Four-Ball Stroke Play
Rule 31 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Rules of Golf - Rule 24: Obstructions
Rule 24 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Rules of Golf - Rule 24: Obstructions
Rule 24 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association. Page 2.

Rules of Golf - Rule 21: Cleaning Ball
Rule 21 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Rules of Golf: Ball in Motion Deflected or Stopped
Rule 19 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Rules of Golf - Rule 19: Ball in Motion Deflected or Stopped
Rule 19 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association. Page 2.

Rules of Golf - Rule 2: Match Play
Rule 2 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

The Flagstick (Official Rules of Golf)
Rule 17 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

USGA Rule 13: Ball Played as it Lies
Rule 13 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Rules of Golf - Rule 13: Ball Played as it Lies
Rule 13 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association. Page 2.

Rules of Golf - Searching for and Identifying Ball
Rule 12 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Rules of Golf - Rule 10: Order of Play
Rule 10 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Rules of Golf - Rule 1: The Game
Rule 1 from the Official Rules of Golf, courtesy of the United States Golf Association.

Rule 16: The Putting Green (The Rules of Golf)
Read Rule 16, which covers the putting green, from the Official Rules of Golf.

Golfer Billy Casper: Career Facts and Bio
Learn more about golfer Billy Casper, who won more than 50 tournaments on the PGA Tour..

Last Amateur Golfers to Win on PGA/LPGA/European Tours
Who was the last amateur golfer to win on the PGA Tour, European Tour and LPGA Tour? Here is the answer.

Natalie Gulbis 2009 ESPY Awards Red Carpet
Natalie Gulbis walks the red carpet upon her arrival at the 2009 ESPY Awards. Page 2.

Natalie Gulbis Posing for LPGA Photo Shoot
A photo of Natalie Gulbis posing for an LPGA photo shoot. Page 9.

Natalie Gulbis at Muhammad Ali Celebrity Fight Night XVII
Golfer Natalie Gulbis dresses up to attend Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XVII in 2011.

Natalie Gulbis Calendar
Natalie Gulbis poses in a bikini in this image from her first swimsuit calendar in 2005. Page 3.

Natalie Gulbis Calendar Photo
Natalie Gulbis poses poolside in a bikini in this photo from her 2005 calendar. Page 6.

Natalie Gulbis Calendar Pics
Natalie Gulbis is pictured in these three calendar pics from her sexy 2005 wall calendar. Page 7.

Natalie Gulbis Legs - Calendar Pic
Natalie Gulbis shows off her legs in a mini skirt in this image from one of her calendars. Page 11.

Natalie Gulbis Photo from Glamour Shots Gallery
Natalie Gulbis steps out in public at an afterparty for the 2005 Radio Music Awards. Page 5.

Natalie Gulbis in Profile
Natalie Gulbis in profile in this image taken in 2005. Page 8.

Natalie Gulbis Academy Awards Party
Natalie Gulbis and three fellow LPGA Tour golfers pose at an Academy Awards viewing party. Page 10.

Natalie Gulbis LPGA Glamour Shot
Natalie Gulbis posts for a glamour shot-type of photo in 2003. Page 4.

Natalie Gulbis Glamour Shots
Check out this gallery of Natalie Gulbis Glamour Shots, photos of the LPGA Tour golfer from her calendars, from public appearances and from LPGA photo shoots.

How Is Score Kept in Golf? (FAQs for Golf Beginners)
From the Beginners FAQ, the About Golf Guide answers the questions,

Before You Buy Used Golf Clubs: What to Look For
Are you interested in purchasing used golf clubs? Here are some tips for making sure you get the best deal - and the best clubs.

PGA Tour Scoring Record: Lowest 72 Hole Stroke Total
What is the lowest 72-hole stroke total ever shot on the PGA Tour? Here is the record plus the runners-up.

6 Great Golfers Who Suddenly Lost Their Games
The history of golf includes multiple examples of major winners who one day were on top of the tour and the next - poof! - their games were gone.

Bridgestone J15 Cast Irons
What's new in pro shops early in 2015? Here are 5 new products, including the Bridgestone J15 Cast irons, Adams Red hybrids and Nike Engage wedges.

adidas adipower Boost Golf Shoes
Adidas Golf's Boost technology finally comes to golf in the adidas adipower Boost golf shoes, introduced in early 2015.

Adams Golf Red Hybrid
Take a look at the latest hybrids from Adams Golf, the Adams Red hybrid, introduced in early 2015.

Scotty Cameron GoLo Putters
Scotty Cameron's 2015-model GoLo putters come in five models. Here's a rundown.

Nike Engage Wedges
Here's a look at the Nike Engage wedges, the three available sole grinds, plus loft and bounce combinations.

3 Big Things We Learned in Pro Golf This Week (2-1-15)
What did we learn about golf on the pro tours for the week that ended Feb. 1? Three big things: Tiger's a no, Rory's a go and, well, Lydia Ko.

What are the Yips in Golf? Something You Don't Want
What are the yips in golf? The yips is a term for a putting affliction that golfers most definitely do not want. Read the explanation here.

1864 British Open: How Old Tom Morris Won His 3rd
The 1864 British Open was just the fifth one played, but it was the third one in which Old Tom Morris was the winner.

12 Top Tweets About Tiger Woods' Terrible 2015 Opener
Tiger Woods' 2015 season opener, at the Phoenix Open, was terrible. Here's how bad it was, and 12 of the top tweets about it.

What Is a Lip in Golf?
In golf, the term Lip can refer to a hole on the putting green or to a bunker. Here is a definition of the term.

These Chip Shot Fundamentals Will Help You Avoid Chunks and Skulls
Do you struggle with chunked chip shots or sculling your chips? These chipping fundamentals can help you eliminate such mis-hits in golf.

Chip-Shot Fundamentals: The Antidote to Mishits
Here is a list of chip shot fundaments that can help golfers correct mis-hits such as fat shots or thin shots when chipping.

Keep Hands Ahead of Clubface at Impact When Chipping
It's important for a golfer hitting a chip shots to keep her hands ahead of the clubface at impact. Here's why - and what happens if you don't.

What are Tiger Woods' Endorsement Deals and Sponsors?
What are Tiger Woods' endorsements - which companies have sponsorship deals with the golfer? Find out in this FAQ from About.com Golf.

1942 PGA Championship Golf Tournament Scores and Recap
Read a recap of the 1942 PGA Championship and view scores of all the matches to find out who won - and why it was an Army vs. Navy final.

Golfer Kel Nagle: Profile of Australian Major Champion
Australian golfer Kel Nagle was a late-starting major championship winner. Learn more about him and his golf career.

7 Key Questions In Women's Golf for 2015
The 2015 LPGA Tour season shapes up as a good one. Here are seven key questions to consider about the year ahead in women's golf.

Bob Hope Quotes About Golf
Legendary entertainer Bob Hope had a lot say over the years about one of his favorite activities, golf. Here are some of his best quotes on the game.

Bob Hope Golf Quotes
Bob Hopes takes some good-natured jabs at the golfing ability of his good friend President Gerald Ford. Page 2.

Callaway XR and XR Pro Drivers
The Callaway XR family of golf clubs includes drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons. We start with a look at the XR and XR Pro drivers.

Callaway XR, XR Pro and XR Deep Fairway Woods
The Callaway XR line of fairway woods includes three models: XR, XR Pro and XR Deep.

Callaway XR and XR Pro Hybrids
Here's a quick rundown of the features found in the Callaway XR hybrids and XR Pro hybrids, along with pricing info.

Callaway XR and XR Pro Irons
The Callaway XR irons and XR Pro irons are part of the new family of XR golf clubs from the company.

Ping Glide Wedges New for 2015
Ping has new golf clubs ready for 2015, including driver, putters and women's clubs. But we start with a look at the Ping Glide wedges.

Ping G30 LS Tec Driver
The Ping G30 LS Tec Driver is third model of G30 driver from the golf company. This one focuses on low spin.

Ping Cadence TR Putters
The Cadence TR putters are new-for-2015 models from Ping Golf, with eight putters making up the line.

Ping Rhapsody Women's Golf Clubs
The Ping Rhapsody line of women's golf clubs is updated for 2015; here's a look at the clubs, starting with the Rhapsody driver.

Ping Rhapsody Women's Fairway Woods
The Ping Rhapsody women's fairway woods are updated for 2015 and come in three different loft angles.

Ping Rhapsody Women's Hybrid/Iron Set
The 2015 Ping Rhapsody hybrid/iron set for women golfers combines hybrids and irons to give golfers flexibility in set construction.

Ping Rhapsody Women's Putters
Here are the three models of putters included in the 2015 Ping Rhapsody line of women's golf clubs.

Michelle Beadle Talks Golf and Her Game
Famous sports broadcaster Michelle Beadle, cohost of ESPN2 SportsNation with Colin Cowherd, talks golf - the pro game and her own game.

Michelle Beadle Talks About Watching and Playing Golf
ESPN2 SportsNation cohost Michelle Beadle talks about Tiger Woods and John Daly.

Talking Golf with Michelle Beadle
Michelle Beadle of ESPN discusses her golf game in this interview with About.com.

2015 LET Schedule
Find out when and where the Ladies European Tour plays in 2015 with its schedule of golf tournaments.

Bridgestone J15 Forged Irons
The J15 Forged Irons family from Bridgestone Golf includes four sets of irons, each tweaked to fit different types of golfers.

Bridgestone J715 460 Driver Company's First in 4 Years
Bridgestone Golf's J715 460 driver is the first new driver release by the company in four years. Here's a look at its features and cost.

50 Best Golfers in Men's World Rankings at End of 2002
Who were the Top 50 players in the world golf rankings at the end of the 2002 season? Here's a look at that year's final rankings.

Big Break Myrtle Beach
Big Break Myrtle Beach is the 22nd season of the Golf Channel's competition series. Here are the cast members and other show details.

1929 Ryder Cup Matches: Scores, Recap and Player Records
Find match-by-match results from the 1929 Ryder Cup competition, plus team rosters, tournament recap, and players' win-loss records.

1865 British Open
Who won the 1865 British Open golf tournament, and how? Here is the list of final scores, plus a recap of important facts about the event.

2005 World Golf Rankings
Who were the Top 50 players in the world golf rankings at the end of 2005? Let's take a look at the final world rankings from that year.

10 Best Champions Tour Golfers of All-Time
Who are the best golfers in the history of the Champions Tour? Count them down, from No. 10 to the all-time best, No. 1.

Definition of Bail-Out Area in Golf
What is a Bail-Out Area on a golf course? Here is the definition of the term.

1932 PGA Championship Golf Tournament Scores and Recap
Read a recap of the 1932 PGA Championship Golf Tournament to find out who won, and how, plus view all the match play scores.

1949 Ryder Cup: Teams, Match Scores, Player Records
View match-by-match results from the 1949 Ryder Cup competition, plus team rosters, a tournament recap and players' win-loss records.

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10 Most Common Golf Injuries
This list runs down 10 common injuries, from back pain to bone fracture, with links to more information, including symptoms and possible treatments.

What Is Torque? - Golf Shaft FAQ
The torque measurement of a golf shaft is often imprinted on the shaft, and is sometimes a consideration in choosing a shaft. But what is torque, and how important is it?

What the Term 'Holed' Means in Golf
Do you know what the golf term Holed means? Read this definition to find out, and also to see a couple variations on the term.

Are Golf Shoes Required to Play Golf?
No. Golf shoes are a good idea, however, because they are engineered to keep your feet from sliding around during the golf swing.

Meet the Irons (Understanding Golf Clubs)
Beginning golfers sometimes aren't sure which golf clubs do what, or why. Here, the About.com Golf Guides helps beginners understand irons, from the 3-iron to the pitching wedge.

Most Popular Golf Tournament Formats
What are the most popular golf tournament formats, and what are their rules? Here are 10 of the most common types of competition formats.

LPGA Majors: History of Women's Major Championships
The history of the LPGA's majors is varied. The identities of the major championships in women's golf have changed over the years, as has their number. Here's a rundown, plus lists of past champions.

Which Golf Club Brand Is Best for Me? (Beginner's FAQ)
You're a beginning golfer who wants to buy a nice set of clubs from a major brand, but you're not sure how to choose between brands. Here are some suggestions for deciding.

Meet the Woods - Understanding Golf Clubs
Beginning golfers sometimes aren't sure which golf clubs do what, or why. Here, the About.com Golf Guides tries to help beginners understand woods - drivers and fairway woods.

Golf Instruction Videos: Watch Free, Improve Your Game
Watch dozens of golf instruction videos covering various lesson topics, all free and registration not required.

Golf Instruction Videos: Watch Free, Improve Your Game
Watch dozens of golf instruction videos covering various lesson topics, all free and registration not required.

Golf Instruction Videos: Watch Free, Improve Your Game
Watch dozens of golf instruction videos covering various lesson topics, all free and registration not required.

Which Golf Clubs to Carry in Your Bag
Which golf clubs should you carry in your bag? That depends on your skill level. Here's a look.

Golf One-Liners and Other Short Funnies
In the mood for a laugh? Browse through a collection of one-liners and other short funnies about the game of golf.

Match Play Scoring: How the Scorekeeping Works (Golf)
How do you keep score in match play? What do the different scores mean? Find out with this primer on match play scoring.

Four Keys to Hitting a 460cc Driver
Are there things you should be doing to get the most out of your oversized driver? Yes - here are four keys to hitting a 460cc driver.

Effects of Wrong Shaft Flex in Golf
What happens when you use golf clubs with the wrong shaft flex? Here are some of the effects.

PGA Tour Qualifying: How to Become a PGA Tour Member
This article on PGA Tour qualifying outlines the only ways a golfer can earn a PGA Tour card to become a tour member.

Buying New Golf Clubs (Things to Consider)
Are you preparing to replace your old golf clubs with new ones? Here are a few things to keep in mind before you buy new golf clubs.

Handicap Index in Golf
A definition of the golf term.

Do You Need to Wear a Glove to Play Golf?
Do you have to wear a glove in order to play golf? No, but doing so will probably help your grip on the club. Read this FAQ on the topic.

Tiger Woods' Yacht: Name, Price, Size and Other Details
Learn more about Tiger Woods' yacht named Privacy, including its size and cost.

Miles Walked and Calories Burned Playing Golf
Is playing golf good exercise? A scientific study puts that question to rest for good with conclusions about calories burned and miles walked playing golf.

Best Free Online Golf Games
Looking for some free online golf games? Here are a few suggestions for the best free online golf games out there on the Web.

Definition of Links Course in Golf
Nany of the most famous golf courses in Britain and Ireland are links courses. Do you know what links means? Read this definition.

How Can I Qualify for the US Open Golf Tournament?
Want to know how to qualify to play in the US Open golf tournament? This FAQ explains the process.

Golf Club Lengths: Is There an Industry Standard?
Is there a standard length for golf clubs? This article answers that question and provides details on the lengths most manufacturers uses for their clubs.

Your First Round of Golf: 10 Basics of Rules/ Etiquette
Playing your first round of golf can be intimidating. Will you know how to act on a golf course? Will you be unsure of yourself and the rules? Here's a quick primer - 10 basics of rules of etiquette - that will make your first round of golf go easier.

Getting Your Round of Golf Started
Some beginner tips on play, rules and etiquette for your first round of golf. Page 2.

First Round of Golf Around the Course (Page 3)
Some beginner tips for making it around the golf course in your first round of golf. Page 3.

Tips About Tipping at Golf Courses
Who should you tip at a golf course, and what is the appropriate amount for a gratuity? Here are guidelines.

How a Florida Scramble Golf Tournament is Played
Not sure how to play a Florida Scramble golf tournament? Read this explanation of the format.

A Definition of the Term Par in Golf
What does the term par mean in golf? Here is the definition.

Custom Clubfitting Gets You Fit for Golf Clubs
A custom clubfitting should be on your list of things to do if you are considering buying new golf clubs.

Early 2014 Golf Balls:TaylorMade, Callaway and More
New golf balls by TaylorMade, Callaway, Bridgestone and Titleist reached retail outlets in early 2014; here is a look at those models.

Understanding the Process of Aerifying Golf Courses
Aerification of golf course greens might be an annoyance to golfers for a couple weeks, but it's a necessary and highly beneficial practice for the greens.

Definition of Golf Handicap
A definition of the golf term.

The Basics About Golf Sets
Learn more about golf sets, including which clubs they can include, how expensive they are, and some tips for beginners.

Francis Ouimet: Golfer's Biography and Career Details
This biographical profile of golfer Francis Ouimet includes personal and career details, including the story of his legendary US Open victory.

Match Play Golf Tournament Formats
What are the most common match play formats in golf, and how are they played? Here's a tip sheet for beginners.

Golfer Bobby Jones Biography and Career Details
This Bobby Jones biography includes personal facts about the legendary golfer, plus highlights from his career on the golf course.

Why Is A Green Jacket Presented to the Masters Winner?
The winner of The Masters is presented with a Green Jacket. But why? How did the tradition of the Green Jacket get started? Read this FAQ on the topic.

Golf Etiquette and Rules
Brush up on golf etiquette to help keep the game enjoyable.

Meet the Utility/Hybrid Clubs for Golf
Beginning golfers sometimes aren't sure which golf clubs do what, or why. Here, the About.com Golf Guides tries to help beginners understand utility clubs and hybrids.

Tee Times in Golf - What They Are and How to Use Them
What does the golf term Tee Time mean? How do tee times work? Read the definition and further explanations of what they are and how to use them.

System 36 - Golf Handicapping System Definition
How is the System 36 handicapping formula used for golf tournaments? Here is the definition of System 36.

What Is Moment of Inertia (MOI) in Golf?
MOI, is a property of physics that indicates the relative difference in how easy or difficult it will be to set any object in motion about a defined axis of rotation.

Definition of a Cut Shot in Golf
Definition of the golf term

Lead Tape on Golf Clubs - Reasons and Effects
Lead tape is available to golfers who want to add the tape to their clubheads. Why do some golfers do this, and what is the effect?

What Do the Numbers on a Golf Ball Mean?
Almost all golf balls come with at least one number printed on them. What do these numbers mean? Here is an explanation of the golf ball numbers you might encounter.

How Much Does It Cost to Play Golf?
From the Beginners FAQ, the About Golf Guide addresses the question,

Top 7 Golf Balls for Absolute Beginners
An absolute beginner can start with top-of-the-line balls - but why? The technology that makes those ball expensive will be lost on beginners.

How Do I Know Which Golf Club to Hit?
How do you know which golf club to hit from different distances if you are new to the game? Here are some ideas.

Putter Fitting - A Do It Yourself Approach to Putter Fitting
If you have the do-it-yourself spirit, but also need a new putter and aren't sure what shaft length to request, here's a self-serve version of putter fitting that might help.

How Much Do Golf Clubs Cost? - Golf Beginners FAQ
From the Beginners FAQ, the About Golf Guide answers the question,

Balance and Rhythm Drills in the Golf Swing
Check out these drills that can help you develop good balance and rhythm in your golf swing.

Fairway - Definition of Golf Course Fairway
What is the fairway on a golf course? Here is a definition of the term from the Golf Glossary.

Definition of Provisional Ball in Golf
What is a provisional ball in golf? Read the definition of this term, which golfers sometimes use when they fear a lost ball.

Golf Shots that Curve Right of the Target
Do your golf shots often arrive well right of the target on a curving line? If youre shots are curving right (a k a a slice) check out these quick tips for possible fixes.

Workouts and Exercises to Improve Golf Swing
Golfers can benefit from workouts, and benefit the most from golf exercises - those that are geared specifically to muscles used in the golf swing.

Workouts and Exercises to Improve Golf Swing
Golfers can benefit from workouts, and benefit the most from golf exercises - those that are geared specifically to muscles used in the golf swing.

Callaway Diablo Octane Driver Review
Does the Callaway Diablo Octane driver live up to its promise of greater distance? Depends on what kind of golfer you are.

Price of Golf Lessons: How Much Do They Cost?
What is the price of a golf lesson - the typical rates charged by teaching pro? Read this FAQ entry to learn how much lessons cost.

Callaway RAZR Fit Xtreme Driver Review
The Callaway RAZR Fit Xtreme Driver is put the test. Does it pass? Read about the results in this review.

The Different Types of Golf Courses
What are the different types of golf courses? There are several ways to group courses based on similar characteristics either in access, in size or in setting and design.

Golf Course Categories - Grouping Courses by Type
When grouping golf courses by type or category, the most difficult grouping is that based on setting or architecture. Page 2.

How to Choose a New Shaft for Your Golf Clubs
Master clubmaker Dennis Mack provides a step-by-step primer on choosing a new or replacement shaft for your golf clubs.

Selecting New Golf Shafts
If you want new shafts for your golf club, what factors go into choosing what to buy?Master clubmaker Dennis Mack provides a step-by-step primer on choosing a new or replacement shaft for your golf clubs. Page 2.

Photo Galleries of Professional Golfers
Browse pictures of professional golfers with the photo galleries listed here, including golf's biggest stars.

Golf Cart Rules and Etiquette
A collection of simple golf cart rules for the course, including some tips on good golf cart etiquette.

Monday Qualifying for Professional Golf Tournaments
What is Monday Qualifying in golf? Read the definition and learn how Monday qualifiers help set the fields for professional golf tournaments.

How to Get US Open Golf Tickets
How do you get tickets to attend the US Open golf tournament? Is it easy or very difficult? Are the tickets expensive? Here are the answers to those questions, plus some tips on getting the tickets.

What Is Offset & Why Are Some Clubs Designed With It?
What is offset in golf clubs, and why are some clubs designed with offset included? Read the answer in this FAQ.

Modified Stableford Scoring System in Golf
What is the Modified Stableford scoring system in golf? Read this explanation to learn how it works.

Definition of Stableford System in Golf
A definition of the golf term.

Irish Four Ball - Definition of the Golf Game
How do you play the golf tournament format known as Irish Four Ball? Here's the answer.

Golf Putter Buying Guide - How to Make a Good Choice
There are many different factors that go into making a putter the right one for your golf game. Here's a look at a few of them.

Golfer's Core Stretches and Exercises
Golf core exercises are important for golfers who want to improve flexibility and add speed to their swings through a greater coil and uncoil.

Types of Golf Clubs and Their Uses: Beginner's Guide
Beginning golfers sometimes aren't sure which golf clubs do what, or why. Here, the About.com Golf Guides tries to help beginners understand the different types of golf clubs and their uses.

Wales Open Golf Tournament
View the list of past champions at the ISPS Handa Wales Open golf tournament at Celtic Manor, and find more information about the European Tour event including dates, host course and trivia.

Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles (European Tour)
The Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles is a former golf tournament on the European Tour. View the list of winners and read about the event's history.

Center-Shafted Putter: Definition and Reasons for Use
What is a center-shafted putter, and why would a golfer use one? Here's the explanation.

2003 Solheim Cup: Rosters, Match Scores, Player Records
Read a recap of the 2003 Solheim Cup matches, won by Team Europe. Also view the scores of every match played, plus the players' won-loss records.

2005 Solheim Cup (Scores and Recap)
Read a recap of the 2005 Solheim Cup and view the match-by-match results, plus the players' win-loss records.

Golf Back Pain - Two Seated Stretching Exercises
Many golfers suffer from back pain. Here are two easy-to-do seated stretching exercises to help alleviate back pain that you can do at the office.

Exercises to Prevent Back Injury - Golf
These back exercises for golf are designed to help golfers stretch and strengthen their backs to help prevent injury.

Kickpoint in Golf Shafts - Whas Is It?
What is kickpoint as it applies to golf shafts? Find out with this FAQ.

Another Method to Keep Club Moving Through Impact on Chips
Here is another practice method to learn how to keep the club moving through impact on chip shots in golf.

This Drill Helps You Keep Hands In Front of Clubface on Chip Shots
If you are struggling with chunks or sculls on chip shots, try this drill. It teaches you to keep the club moving through impact when chipping.

1957 PGA Championship Golf Tournament Scores and Recap
The 1957 PGA Championship was the last one using a match play format. Find out who was the last match play champion ever at the PGA.

Cheyenne Woods and Top Qualifiers at 2014 LPGA Q-School
Find out how Cheyenne Woods earned LPGA Tour membership for the 2015 season, plus the other top qualifiers from 2014 Q-School.

Review: Alphard Duo Push Cart/Bag Combo
The Alphard Duo is a golf bag and push cart all in one. It's a great idea, but how well did the company execute it? Let's find out.

When and Where Was the First Presidents Cup Played?
The Presidents Cup golf tournament pits International and American teams of pro golfers. Find out when and where it first started.

Golf Wrist Exercise - Benefit of Strong Wrist in Golf
Learn how a simple exercise for strengthening your wrists can help your golf game.

Why Are Golf Hybrids Easier to Hit Than Long Irons?
More and more golfers of all abilities are taking long irons from their bags and replacing them with hybrids. But what makes hybrids easier to hit than long irons?

Two Stretches for Back Pain Sufferers - Seated Hamstring Stretch
The Seated Hamstring Stretch can help loosen hamstrings and the lower back. Page 2.

Why Golf Setup Position Is So Important To Your Swing
A proper golf setup is the most important thing for amateur and recreational golfers to focus on. Find out why.

Golf Chip Shot Definition and Examples
What is a chip shot in golf? Here is an explanation of the term along with resources for hitting good golf chips.

How to Allocated Handicap Strokes in Golf Match Play
Two golfers with different handicaps are playing match play. How are the handicap strokes allocated? Here is the answer.

Golfer Fred Couples Biography and Career Details
Golfer Fred Couples is featured in this biographical profile that provides details about his life and career, including his top PGA Tour achievements.

Comparing Conventional, Belly and Long Putters
What putter length is right for you? It's a matter of feel, but there are some basic guidelines to choosing.

Golf for Beginners - Tips and Suggestions
golf for beginners beginner newbie starting beginning begin learn to play start picking up how tips

Exercises, Stretches and Information for Golf Fitness
Golf fitness is an important part of any golfer's training, and these exercises, stretches and informational articles and help with the program.

Exercises, Stretches and Information for Golf Fitness
Golf fitness is an important part of any golfer's training, and these exercises, stretches and informational articles and help with the program.

Do Singles Have the Right to Play Through?
Does a single golfer on the golf course have the right to play through slower groups? Or do singles have no standing - no rights - on the course? This FAQ answers the question.

How Do Golf Sponsor Exemptions Work?
Sponsor exemptions are a tool available to organizers of golf tournaments on the major world tours to get golfers into the field. Read about how sponsor exemptions work and what rules apply.

SuperStroke Putter Grips - Review
SuperStroke putter grips are thicker, oversized and non-tapering, and promise golfers a more effective way of holding the putter. Do they work? Read the review.

Are Golf Shaft Flex Ratings the Same Across the Industry?
Are golf shaft flexes the same from one company to another? Or might one company's S flex be another company's R flex? Read the answer here.

Before You Buy a Clubfitting in Golf
Find some helpful hints for getting the most out of your golf clubfitting session, including what to look for when choosing a club fitter.

How to Hit a Punch Shot in Golf
A punch shot can help a golfer keep the ball flight low and out of the wind, or get it below overhanging tree branches. How do you hit a punch shot? Here's the technique.

What is Center of Gravity in Golf Clubs?
What is the center of gravity in golf clubs, and how does its position affect the flight of a struck golf ball? Read this FAQ for the answers.

What Is an Open Face in Golf?
What is an open face, or open clubface, in golf? Read the definition to learn, and to find out what its impact is.

What is Tiger Woods' Full, Given Name?
What is Tiger Woods' name - his real, full name, his given name at birth? Here is the answer from the Tiger Woods FAQ.

What Is a Muscleback?
What does the term muscleback mean in golf? It's a word that describes the clubheads of certain types of irons. Read the definition and find further explanations.

Golf Club Terms: In-Depth Definitions
This glossary provides detailed definitions of golf club terms and other equipment terms from golf, with explanations of both common and uncommon words from the sport.

Gap Wedge (Golf): Definition and Synonyms
What is a gap wedge in golf? It's a high-lofted club that fills the 'gap' between two other wedges. Read the definition from the About Golf Glossary.

Longer Backswings Can Lead to Shorter Shots in Golf
Why does a longer backswing often mean a shorter shot in golf? Learn how a longer backswing can rob you of power on your golf shots.

What is a Game Improvement Club in Golf?
What is a game improvement club in golf? When a club or clubs are called game-improvement clubs, that means they are designed to help minimize the effects of poorly struck golf shots. Read this FAQ to find out how.

Ball Striking - Definition of the Golf Term
What does the golf term

Review of Adams Idea Tech V3 Hybrids Golf Clubs
How do the Adams Idea Tech V3 Hybrids perform? Read this review.

2014 US Women's Open Qualifying Results and Schedule
Find results from sectional qualifying tournaments for the 2014 US Women's Open, with the qualifiers and alternates, plus links to full scores from each site.

Do I Need a Full Set of Golf Clubs to Start Playing?
From the Beginners FAQ, the About Golf Guide responds to the question,

What to Expect From Golf Lessons
Not sure whether you want to take golf lessons because you don't know what might be involved? This Golf Lessons primer explains how your first appointment with that golf pro might look.

Krank Rage Driver Review
This Krank Rage Driver reviews looks at the colorful big stick from Krank Golf and whether it performs as advertised.

Tips for Golfers Who Push Shots to the Right of Target
Do your golf shots often arrive well right of the target on a straight line? If you are hitting straight right (a k a a push) check out these quick tips for possible fixes.

What is a Thin Shot in Golf?
What is a thin shot in golf - also known as catching it thin? Read this definition of the term.

Golf Faults and Fixes Tip Sheets
Having a problem with your ball flight or with frequent mishits in your golf game? These Faults and Fixes Tip Sheets provide quick checklists that might help you diagnose and correct the problem.

TaylorMade RocketBallz 3-Wood - Review
The TaylorMade RocketBallz 3-wood promises significant distance increases. Read this review to learn if that promise is fulfilled, and how the fairway metal performs in other areas.

The Only Par-4 Hole-in-One in PGA Tour History
The first and so far only hole-in-one on a par-4 hole in PGA Tour history happened in 2001 in a very unusual way.

How to Store Golf Clubs
What is the proper way to store golf clubs? The answer boils down to some simple advice, but there are slight differences depending on whether the storage is short-term or long-term.

Photo Galleries of Michelle Wie
Looking for Michelle Wie pictures? Look no farther - check out these Michelle Wie photo galleries from the About.com Golf Guide.

Scotch Foursomes - Definition of Golf Term
A definition of the golf term

Captains Choice Golf Tournament Format - Scramble
What is the Captain's Choice format in golf? It's a scramble game that is a popular tournament format. Read the definition.

What is a Hook (or Hook Shot) in Golf?
Do you know what a hook is in golf? It's a type of shot golfers usually try to avoid. Read the definition.

Why You Should Favor Chipping Over Pitching in Golf
Your About Golf Guide talks to teaching pro Mark Blakemore, who says to always favor chipping over pitching the golf ball when possible.

Golf Swing Speed Exercise: Lunge with a Twist
If you need to increase your golf swing speed, this exercise called Lunge With A Twist is designed to help golfers increase distance off the tee.

How to Do the Lunge with a Twist Golf Exercise
Here is how to do the golf exercise Lunge with a Twist, designed to improve swing speed and therefore power. Page 2.

Odds of Making a Double Eagle in Golf
What are the odds of making a double eagle, also known as an albatross, in golf? Find out with this FAQ.

How Important a Factor Is Shaft Weight in Golf Clubs?
What role does the weight of the shaft play in choosing a club? Learn about the differences in materials can affect your swing speed.

4BBB Golf Tournament Format
What is the 4BBB golf tournament format, and how do you play it? Read this definition from the About.com Golf Glossary.

What Is Tiger Woods' Workout Routine?
What is the Tiger Woods workout routine? Read about the golfer's fitness training.

Golf Course Marshal: Definition and Duties
What is a golf course marshal, and what is the marshal's role? Read the explanation here.