We don’t agree with Mark Twain that golf is a good walk wasted. It’s a wonderful way to get out in the fresh air, enjoy nature, and have a little playful competition with your friends. You can get some great exercise on the golf course without straining your body which makes this sport ideal for any age group to participate in.
We do, however, agree that golf can be a very frustrating sport and one that requires a good mental state of mind as well as an attention to the body and how the golf swing works. It can be overwhelming - especially for the beginning golfer.
It is a great way to make new friends and business executives agree that the golf course is a wonderful place to make business deals and connections.
In order to make the golf game fun, you’ll want to score well. With the tips we’ve offered you in this book, we think you’ll be able to take strokes off your score when you employ the techniques we have outlined.
But nothing is quite as good for your golf game as practice. The more you play, the better you’ll get. Practice on the course, practice on the driving range, practice in your backyard. Any time you can emulate swinging a club, you will start to learn about what will work and what won’t when you get on the course.
Above all, don’t be too hard on yourself when you get on the links. It’s nearly impossible to perfect the game and you’ll have your share of problems - it’s almost guaranteed. That’s why I think this quote can truly sum up the game of golf in the best way.
“Golf is so popular simply because
it is the best game in the world at which to be bad”