What is Par?
Jul25

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 should be to represent the bar is usually derived from 2 putts and the number of strokes to reach the green from the starting point. In most cases, you will find holes being...

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What is a birdie, eagle and bogey?
Jun18

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 used officially to depict a certain game play for the player and how the hole is being completed. This is the Eagle you are aiming for Apart...

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Getting out of the sand bunker
Feb27

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 you would not want to hit it towards the pond into another problem or away further from the hole that you intend to complete. However, you can...

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A guide to the rules of golf
Feb27

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 which makes golf such a fulfilling game. Playing the game can be very easy as the golfer only need to battle against the...

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What does 18-hole means?
Feb27

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 Club and many others. In today’s golfing sector, most golf clubs come with 18-hole layouts. This is very much the standard these days...

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Hazards
Feb27

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 easily. These challenges are put in place to up the game for the golfer. In general, there are 3 types of Hazards. Water...

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