Golf Accessories of Golf
by Acario Daire
Some people use special golf carts carry their Golf equipments,
clubs and other equipments are carried in golf bags.
Golfers wear special Golf shoes, which are light weight with spiked
soles. The exchangeable spikes (small plastic claws termed soft
spikes) are attached to the soles.
Golfers often wear gloves that help to grip the club and present
blistering. Golf tee resembles nails with a small exp on the head
and are usually made of wood or plastic. A tee is pushed into the
ground to rest a ball on top of it for an easier shot. However this
is allowed for the first stroke of each hole.
When the ball is on the green it may be some times picked up to
be cleaned or if it is in the way of an opponent's putting line,
its position must then be marked using a ball marker. The markers
used are flat, round pieces of plastic or coins.
A ball mark repair tool or pitch fork is used to repair a ball
mark (depression in the green where a ball has hit the ground).
To repair a ball mark, one has to push the tool under the mark and
lift upwards gently, loosening the compoeted turf to allow rapid
regrowth of grass. Series are recorded in a score card during the
1. Score board and pencil.
2. Ball markers.
3. Tee pegs.
4. Pitch mark repairer.
5. Practice ball.
6. Light weight shoes with spiked sole.
A player usually several clubs during the game according to the
limit defined by the rules of golf, one can carry no more than fourteen.
There are three major types of clubs known as woods, irons and putters.
Woods are played for long shots from tee or fairway and occasionally
rough. A new type of wood known as a "hybrid" combines the straight-hitting
characteristics of iron with the easy to hit in the air characteristics
of higher-lofted woods. A hybrid is often used by players who have
a difficult time getting the ball airborne with long irons. Irons
have the straight hitting characters. Wedges are iron used to play
shorter shots. Wedges are played from difficult ground such as sand
or the rough and for approach shots to the green. Putters are mostly
played on the green, but can also be useful when playing from bunkers
or for some approach shots. Teeing ground: smooth level point.
Fairway: is a strip of clear land along which
are natural hazards such as ponds and streams, and also man made
hazards such as bunkers and areas Rough: areas of uncut grass. Bunkers:
Range of wooden clubs: 3 types. While the wooden
golf cubs are classified into driver (10 degree loft), 5-wood (15
degree loft) and 5-wood (21 degree loft).
Range of iron clubs: 9 types Then the iron clubs
are classified into 3-iron club(22 degree loft),4-iorn (26 degree
loft), 5-iron (30 degree loft), 6-iron (34 degree loft), 7-iron(38
degree loft), 8-iron (42 degree loft), 9-iron (46 degree loft),
pitching wedge (50 degree loft) and sand wedge (56 degree loft).
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