Author: Packman

Hi! I'm James Packman, a blogger and weekend golfer from Cardiff. Using this blog I will be posting reviews of my favourite golf equipment as well as providing tips and advice for beginner golfers. I hope you enjoy it!

Whatever sport people play, they will always be looking or ways to improve. It can feel great when you are playing well, getting better and winning more and so there is a lot of motivation to do this. However, it is important to make sure that you are working effectively towards your goal. There are lots of things that you could potentially try but it is a good idea to focus and try things that will make a difference. Assess Your Needs We will all have different needs when it comes to what needs to be done to improve our…

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If you are a big fan of playing golf, then it is likely that you will want to be able to play it as much as possible. It can be great to go out there on the course, have time with friends and play a game that you love. You will also find that the more you play, the more your game will improve which can be great as well. However, most of us have very busy lives these days and this means that we will not get the amount of time to play that we would really like. There…

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If you want to play golf like a professional, then you may want to use the equipment that they use. It is worth remembering to start with, that even if you have the very best gear, it will not mean that you will be able to automatically play at a professional level. However, professionals do choose particular items and they would not use them if they didn’t think that they were good for their game. The problem is that they will be likely to use very expensive items and this could mean that you will not be able to afford…

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Even if golf is one of your favourite hobbies, there will be times when it does not feel as much fun as perhaps it has done in the past. There could be all sorts of reasons for this but the good news is that you will be able to make it lots of fun again. There are different things that you can try which will hopefully enable you to have more fun when you are playing. Improve Your Game This may sound a bit odd, but we can often stop enjoying things if we are not doing so well at…

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When we are buying equipment, it is often tempting to assume that buying the most expensive will make us the best player. So, we look at clubs and find the one that is the most expensive that we can afford, buy it and assume that we will then play our best game with it. This can sometimes be a mistake though and it is good to consider what you are doing very carefully. Ignore the Branding It can be really tempting to go for a brand that your favourite player uses. You might think that it must be good if…

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It is easy to think that it is the clubs that are the only thing that will make a significant difference to your golf game (along with practice of course!) However, there are differences between all of the different pieces of equipment that you use and this includes the ball that you are using. If your games are really close, then a change of ball could make a significant difference to your game. It is worth having an understanding of how balls differ and this will help you to be able to make sure that you pick the one that…

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Buying gloves may seem simple when you first consider it. You may think that they will all be the same, but there are differences between them, which is why there are so many different types. There are different things to look out for but in the end, it will come down to personal preference You will not get the luxury of being able to try a pair out during a game before you buy, so it is important to think about what to look out for. Comfort and Fit Obviously, you want to make sure that the glove is comfortable…

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It can be easy to assume that a tee is not really that important. This tiny item might be overlooked by most players as something which will not make a big difference to their game. However, there are things that will vary between them and they might even have quite an impact on your game. It is good to think about the differences between the different tees that are available for you to use. This is worthwhile as you could find that there are some features of tees that could have a significant impact on your game and so switching…

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When you are playing golf, you need to be prepared for playing in all weathers. If you want to play as often as possible then you will not be able to avoid playing in the rain (unless you go play golf in the sun in Portugal!). However, you need to be prepared for this and it is a good idea to make sure that you and your equipment are protected and prepared so that your game is not spoiled. Waterproof Golf Bag It can be a really good idea to use a golf bag that is waterproof. You will find…

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There are lots of different things that people do in order to practice their golf abilities between games. Some people may do very little, some may do a lot, but it is really important to make sure that if you are choosing to do some practice, that you practice the right things so that you make the most of what you are doing. There are several things that it is worth considering before you start. Have a Plan It is a good idea to make sure that you have a plan of action. Think about what specifically you want to…

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