History of golf driver development

History of golf driver development

It has been 148 year for golf history since the British Open in 1986. The change from private noble sports to Civilian-based fashion sports have happened during that time. Golf equipment also changed from simple appliances to various sports equipments. Among them, the driver always represents the style of the times and is a sign of the ball with its stage of development as well.

1. Primary stage: Hickory Overall Type
Hickory as the main processing of materials, with a hickory handle as a whole to the head and processed, the basic shapes to circular 1 / 2 or 2 / 3 cutting, forming semi-circular, or 2 / 3 circle head shape. With the development of iron and steel industry, its head or face inlaid into the bottom of the copper, beryllium copper or iron or steel surfaces at the end in order to increase its wear resistance and Drivable. During this period, the service life of wood and the use efficiency is a prominent problem. [Read more...]

Golf Fitness Exercises for Women Golfers

Annika Sörenstam (SWE) during pro-am before 20...

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Author: Sean Cochran

Golf fitness exercises can be beneficial for the woman golfer in terms of improving the foundation of the swing, rotation in the backswing, speed development in the downswing, and a consistent finish position. Learn how golf fitness exercises can benefit the woman golfer. Lowering golf scores and making the game more enjoyable.

It is well known in professional golf how integral golf fitness exercises are for success at the highest level of golf. Men on the PGA Tour and women on the LPGA Tour understand the benefits of golf fitness exercises in achieving success. Outside the circles of professional golf many questions exist about golf fitness exercises. Questions such as; what are the best exercises to improve golf fitness levels, are flexibility exercises and stretches better than other forms of golf fitness exercises, and what are the benefits of golf fitness exercises for the woman golfer?

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Tiger Woods Ends His King Rule in Golf

Tiger Woods Ends His King Rule in Golf

Author: coco

Tiger Woods is no longer the King of the golf world. This shamed golfers lost the throne on Sunday in the golf world. Frustration comes for he suffers double loss on or off the golf course.

Woods is the only king of golf with more than five years, he had a continuous high record of ruling the world altar for 281 weeks, and throughout his career he kept the world's number one for 623 weeks, but now he has become the world's second players.

A 37-year-old England player Lee Westwood takes his place, turning the first European golfer who gets the world number one after Nick, 1994, but also the No. 5 player in the world number one as European. [Read more...]

Women’s Golf Apparel Evolution

In the late 70's and the early 80's women's golf apparel seemed to be boring. It was all about covering skin and lady professional golfers wore long baggy pants, long sleeves and seemed to cover up their arms and legs. It was nothing worth remembering and perhaps there was little emphasis on fashion for women's golf apparel.

Thanks to the new sports super brands like Adidas and Nike, today women's golf apparel is not just sexy, it is downright functional. Though we will not see professional golfers immodestly dressed in sports bras and tights, their apparel these days show the contour of the women. They are also made of fabric that is scientifically researched to dissipate sweat and making the apparel lighter and even aerodynamic as well.

I think that because there are more lady golfers these days than there was twenty years ago, and that a lot of professional lady golfers are from different parts of the world, women's golf apparel have begun to look trendier. There are vibrant colors, elegant combinations and blends, some of which are fitted to the player who endorses the brand. We have to thank the likes of Annika Soremsten, Lorena Ochoa, Michelle Wie, and Grace Park who have contributed to the appeal of women's professional golf. They have in their own ways made golf hip and cool. Some golfers like Annika and Lorena have become endorsers for Rolex, raising the stature of ladies golf to almost a legendary status. [Read more...]

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