A lot of people are now getting into playing golf either as a hobby or on a professional level. As a beginner golf player you may need some guidelines on how to go about learning how to play is exciting sport. Fortunately there are various ways on which one can learn and it all depends on which one you are comfortable with.
Playing golf just like any other sport requires you to be dedicated to it and be willing to improve your game by practicing and learning different strategies known to better your swing. Below are 3 ways on which a beginner can learn how to play this sport.
1. Individual lessons:
Taking the step to learn golf by yourself can be a great way to learn this sport. Learning by yourself has some advantages such as there will be no one to laugh at you when you make mistakes and you can go at your own pace without anyone rushing you to move faster.
When starting out its best to start with at list 30 minutes lessons so you don’t wear yourself out. You can start with putting then once you get the hang of it you can then move on further away from the hole and start practicing long range shots. Before you go out to the golf course try to do a little of golf exercises to ready your muscles for a good swing.
2. Group Lessons:
Another effective way to learn how to play golf is with other new players. When you are in a group clinic you will be put into groups, the group you go into depends on the level of skill. The instructor works with all members of the group on how to get started and gives individual support when needed.
When choosing a group clinic you should make sure the one you choose covers all there is to playing golf. They should teach you all the rules of the game and give instructions on pitching, putting, swings and chipping. Learning the right way to putt and chip early in your golf career is important because playing these shots well will help you in lowering your golf score.
The 3rd way of learning how to play golf is to do some research and gather information about this sport. You can get information through sport magazines, online videos and dvds. This maybe the longest way for you to take in learning how to play this sport but its very affordable especially if you’re on a tight budget.