What is Par?

In simple terms, Par refers to the number of strokes a golfer is expected to finish the game. This could be in terms of a single hole or all the holes in the entire course which could be 9 or 18 in most cases. Par is the most used word in golf What the value…

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What is a birdie, eagle and bogey?

In golf, the term eagle and birdie is commonly used. One might be wondering why the use of flying animals are referred to in this game. The most common perception about this is that it is because the game involved the flight of the ball which offers the most logical explanation while each term is…

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Getting out of the sand bunker

The sand bunker is constantly one of the biggest challenges that a golfer would have. Contrary to popular beliefs, hitting the ball out of the sand bunker is actually not as hard as it seems. The difficult part really is in hitting the ball out of the bunker into the place that you want because…

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A guide to the rules of golf

Golfing has a very unique game play when compared with other types of sport. Where most sports require the player to compete against another, a golfer needs to contest against him and the surrounding environment which could have a lot of challenges and obstacles. In fact, it is a game which can be played alone…

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What does 18-hole means?

If you haven’t already know by now, Golf Courses are commonly depicted in terms of holes. In fact, a golf course’s prestige and standard is often defined by how many holes it has and that is the situation with Malaysian Golf Courses as seen in the very luxurious KLGCC or Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country…

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Hazards

The term hazard in golf refers an area or location in the golf course that provides the obstacle for the golfer to complete a hole. Each golf course is specifically designed to offer all types of Hazards that are used to disrupt the game, thereby ensuring that the golfer do not complete a hole too…

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The Green

The putting green is commonly known simply as ‘the green’. It is referred to as the location where the specific hole is located. All Golf Courses come with a standard layout where they are mostly 18 or 9 hole designs. Basics about The Green in Golf This means that an 18-hole golf course would effectively…

Teeing rules and devices

Teeing is an important part of the golf game. Previously, teeing the ball was done from a small mound of sand. This was when the golfer only need to find a spot on the ground that the ball do not roll easily and which it is on a complete stand still. Today, teeing off can…

Handicaps in golf

The term handicap is the most important rule in the game of golf. It is to measure the potential playing ability of the golfer. This is derived based on the tees that the golfer had played in a particular golf course. The handicap measures the net score from the number of strokes played during a…