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Golf 101: Golf Course Etiquette for Beginners

If it feels like everyone around you suddenly picked up golf in the last year, you're not alone. The year 2020 saw 6.2 million new golfers out on the links.

It was the largest percentage increase in new golfers since Tiger Wood's 1997 Master's win.

If you're considering trying your hand, it is important you know there is more to the game than how to play golf. Golf course etiquette is as important as good form and following the rules of the game.

Fortunately, you won't have to worry about making a faux pas your first time on the golf course. All you need is this introduction to golf course etiquette for beginners.

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Keep It in the Fairway With These Driving Range Tips

Since 1957, golfers the world over have trusted one book to improve their golf swing and "Keep 'em on the Fairway".

Thanks to Ben Hogan and his five lessons, hobbyists to professional golfers have reaped the benefits of his five lessons to a better swing. 

If you're looking to improve swing and keep your ball on the fairway, these tips can help you. They have helped countless golfers over the past sixty-plus years, and they can help you too! 

Read on to discover the secrets to a straight golf swing, a lower golf score, and the five lessons to keeping 'em on the fairway.

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Golf Scrambles: Rules, Set Up, and How to Win

A scramble is one of the most common formats for golf tournaments. The game is played by a team of four players where each member hits their ball throughout the match. Team captains choose the best shot from the first stroke and use the same spot for each player. After completing one round, the team engages in another stroke where they select one location and play the balls from there. The process continues until all holes are completed.

The scramble golf format is common among charity events because of the relaxed rules and lack of pressure to achieve individual scores. Its rules of playing are also informal and modified based on the organizer’s wishes. In some cases, the scramble match can involve allowing players to perform two tee shots due to the informal rules. This means golf scramble does not have an official format covered by the official golf rules.

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