I recently wrote about my preference for a smaller golf bag and talked through my 4 golf bag set up (not as ridiculous as it sounds, I promise!) I also mentioned that I still don’t feel like I have found the perfect bag. As a golfing minimalist much of the time, I feel like I… Read More »The Perfect Minimalist Golf Bag
There is an inevitable link between half sets of golf clubs and beginners. I would guess that every seasoned golfer out there at one point had either a boxed half set or something cobbled together from hand-me-downs or pro shop left overs. Mismatched irons, wooden woods and rusty putters were the norm in most junior… Read More »Half Sets of Golf Clubs
As I have written about many times, I am something of a golfing contradiction. I generally prefer a minimalist approach, in that I don’t really ever have 14 clubs in the bag. This might mean 11 for most rounds, or occasionally 5 or fewer, especially in the Winter months. On the other hand, I have… Read More »Smaller Golf Bags: a Better Choice?
Single length irons is hardly a new subject for fairwayfirstgolf. I have owned 4 sets and reviewed the pinhawk irons in detail. I feel like I have a good idea of what single length can offer to the average golfer as well as how to get the best out of any set. However, I do… Read More »Single Length Irons: the Ultimate Guide
What exactly is a minimalist golfer? This question has been going through my mind quite a bit since I wrote about what I consider to be the best minimalist golf bag set up a couple of weeks ago. I mean, I do consider myself to be a minimalist golfer but I am not actually sure… Read More »What is a Minimalist Golfer?
Anyone interested in the game of golf is on a permanent search for golf swing tips. How to hit it more consistently, further, straighter or whatever. Finding that golden nugget among the million and one golf swing tips that are touted as game-changing isn’t easy. How do you know what is going to work and… Read More »Golf Swing Tips: the Top Ten
Minimalism in all areas of life has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Many of us try to declutter our lives, find a little bit of serenity and maybe just look to make things simpler. This has certainly been the case for me. In my golf game, this has actually almost always been… Read More »The Perfect Minimalist Golf Club Set
If you are not a golfer, the idea of a golf handicap probably doesn’t mean much to you. This is not particularly surprising, but what might cause a raised eyebrow or two is that quite a large percentage of golfers don’t really know what it is either! I have heard some very confident explanations of… Read More »What is a Golf Handicap?
After writing a recent article about golf chipping giving some ideas that can make life a bit easier round the greens, I began thinking about something I mentioned in the article. The gist of it was, if you can avoid hitting a traditional chip shot in certain circumstances, this might be a good route to… Read More »Can you Avoid Golf Chipping?
I played golf growing up but it was only after a twenty-year break that I became the golfing junkie I am today. I am part of a club with a strong junior program and maybe of the best players in the last few years have been teens. Naturally then, I do have a little bit… Read More »What is the US Kids Tour Golf?