One of the biggest questions that I see when talking about minimalist golf is just how it affects score. I was reading one of the golf forums the other day and someone said something like “I am completely on board with fewer clubs, but I just can’t do it because it will cost me shots.”… Read More »Minimalist Golf and Score
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Playing minimalist golf and using fewer clubs has always been a fairly obvious thing to me. When I was a junior starting out, I had a handful of mixed clubs that had been given to me or come out of the used bin in the pro shop. I can’t remember ever thinking about how many… Read More »Minimalist Golf: Which Clubs to Drop?
One of the most popular ways to end the season at my club is with a 3 clubs and a putter tournament. It is often the only time that most golfers even think about going out with less than 14 clubs. As a minimalist golfer most of the time, it isn’t really a big surprise… Read More »3 Clubs and a Putter
If you have read anything else I have written on this blog, you are probably aware that golfing minimalism is a particular passion of mine. I like to think about everything from simply removing a club or two all the way to going Tin Cup and breaking par with that trusty old seven! It is,… Read More »The Worst Club for One Club Golf
Without beating the drum yet again about my preference for fewer clubs, I don’t hide the fact that I rarely have a full set in the bag. If we consider a full set to be the maximum number of clubs allowable in competition which is of course 14. I think there is plenty of evidence… Read More »What Exactly is a Half Set of Golf Clubs?
I have written quite a bit about minimalist golf in its various forms. Each time, I feel like I have said what I wanted to say and will probably move on to something else. And then I realise from talking to other golfers and thinking more and about things that there is always more to… Read More »Can You Play Golf with Less Clubs?
My current golf club collection is a far cry from what it was a few years ago. I think, at one point, I had 8 iron sets alone in rotation! This wasn’t clubs that were just gathering dust in a corner either. I was basically alternating sets from one round to the next. Given that… Read More »Building a Back Up Golf Bag
Nobody is going to say that golf is a cheap sport. In fact, at least in the eyes of the non-golfer, it is probably seen as being one of the most expensive sports you can play. If you say you play golf, people will generally assume you don’t have to count the cost of life.… Read More »How to Golf for Cheap
I love golf clubs, especially irons. There is nothing I enjoy more than finding an old set of blades somewhere and restoring them. And yet, I am a golfing minimalist on the course most of the time. I dream of rocking up to a championship course, seven iron in my hand, a couple of balls… Read More »Going Full Tin Cup: 18 holes with a Seven Iron
You can play golf in all sorts of shoes Using a minimalist shoe helps you ‘feel’ the ground Be careful of grip without spikes Let me start me saying that shoes really aren’t my thing. I am never going to enjoy spending time shopping for them, it just isn’t in my DNA. That said, I… Read More »Minimalist Golf Shoes