With titanium and carbon fiber among the materials of choice, golf can be an expensive hobby. Aerial photos of golf courses point out the risks involved along the route, the position of each putting hole and green, and provide an impression of the differences in elevations right through the course. Designing golf clubs with concept of low center of gravity enables hitting the golf ball high into the air as the weight is shifted to the club bottom. There may even be a practice course (often shorter and easier to play than a full-scale course), where players may measure the distance they can obtain with a specific club, or in order to improve their swing technique.
Environmentalists and other activists continue to lobby against the building of new golf courses, claiming they may impede corridors for migrating animals and damage sanctuaries for birds and other wildlife, though some courses have become havens for native and non-native creatures.
Being tired and out of breath on the golf course motivated me to become more physically active and to spend several days a week working out throughout the year. Once again, experimenting with different clubs is the only way to know which is right for you. Eric’s award winning instruction combines the latest technology with a clear approach to the fundamentals of golf.
The Federation underwent a major expansion in 2009 that saw eleven new tours become full members – the Canadian Tour, Tour de las Américas, China Golf Association, the Korea Professional Golfers’ Association, Professional Golf Tour of India , and the operators of all six major women’s tours worldwide.
Steel is heavier but the cheapest option,liked by most tour pro’s for accuracy in the the longer clubs with the lighter graphite shafts are good for distance but not control, so are used in the fairway clubs and drivers.Graphite proves popular with ladies and seniors to increase distance for irons and the woods.Steel shafts weigh about 120 grams each with the composite at 50-85gms that weight amounting to 6-12 yards of distance.