What is Golf?
Golf, a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes;
the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all
Think golf is a slow-paced, low energy game? Believe that golf
is for socializing but not for getting in shape? Are you under
the impression that golf is just a game for businessmen or retirees?
Golf is rapidly becoming the sport of choice for fitness that
transcends age and sex. In the United States alone, more than
14,000 golf courses serve more than 24 million people annually.
Also, golf is gaining popularity, particularly in continental
Europe, Canada, South Africa, Australia, India and Japan. In
fact, Golfuninverse.com lists more than 24,000 golf
The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recognizes golf as a
legitimate sport for fitness. While golfers do not need to be
in peak cardiovascular shape, they need strength, stamina, flexibility,
coordination, concentration and skill in this challenging game.
What's more, golf is an excellent part of a complete health
regimen. That's because a well-rounded fitness program does
more than improve your health. It also improves your golf game...More
History of Golf
Everyone knows golf originated in Scotland, right?
Welllllllll ... yes and no.
It's definitely true that golf as we know it emerged in Scotland.
The Scots were playing golf in its very basic form - take a
club, swing it at a ball, move ball from starting point to finishing
hole in as few strokes as possible - by at least the mid-15th
Golf History in India
In India you can play golf almost anywhere, for this sport
is widely played by a cross-section of people. In the hills
and high Himalayan fastness, in metropolitan cities and in small
towns, by lakes and forests, or sorrounded by tea estates, out
in the deserts and in old cantonment...the flavour of India
is visible everywhere.
India was the first country outside Great Britain to take up
the game of golf. The Royal Calcutta Golf Club, established
in 1829, is the oldest golf club in India and the first outside
Great Britain. Because of the British rule, the eighteenth century
saw a mushrooming of new golf clubs in India. The founding of
the Royal Golf Club of Calcutta in 1829 was followed by the
now-defunct Royal Bombay Golf Club in 1842 and the Bangalore
Golf Club in !876. The Shillong Golf Club incorporated a golf
course in 1886...More
List of golf lessons focusing on the fundamentals of the golf
swing such as the grip, posture, ball position, takeaway backswing
and throughswing. We believe that it is important to focus and
develo pthe fundamentals befor moving on the more advanced golf
lessons. Good Luck & Enjoy...More
Start by checking out the most suitable grip for you, the one
that gives you the best control of the club. This will take
a bit of time and effort, but it is vitally important, so start