The Coolest Courses to Play During the Hottest Summer Months

Coolest Courses to Play During uSmmer

It happens every year: the summer heat wave invades, and you find yourself shooting the same score as the temperature. And that’s no way to spend your golf vacations.

Southern states like South Carolina and Florida boast an outrageous golf scene, both being touted at times as the “golf capital of the world.” But with their stunning variety of courses comes an equally stunning number on the temperature scale during summer months.

Every golfer deserves a round in the 70’s, but you might need a few special golf trips to make it happen. When June, July, and August roll around, try these courses to keep you cool while you’re playing 18.

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Practical Golf Says: Ship Sticks is “Relief for your golf travel woes”

Ship Sticks’ solution to one of the biggest hassles of traveling with your golf clubs is now considered to be the best way to ship golf clubs. Ship Sticks reviews rave about how practical golf club shipping is compared to lugging heavy bags through airports or taking up valuable cargo space in vehicles. Golfers are discovering that the Ship Sticks cost could well pay for itself in terms of convenience, safety, availability, and other shipping options.

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Planning Your Golf Vacation: Rent Clubs or Ship Your Own?

Planning a golf vacation and unsure if you should rent clubs when you arrive or have your clubs shipped ahead of time? There are several reasons why you might want to try shipping your clubs with Ship Sticks. Ship Sticks can save you a lot of hassle, time and money when it comes to transporting your golf bag. It’s a very simple process that allows you to spend more time on the course and less at baggage claim.

Whether it’s a short getaway to Myrtle Beach, or a trip across the pond, golf and travel enthusiasts spend a considerable amount of time planning the details of their trip. Where will you play? How long will your stay be? Will you be staying at a golf resort or a nearby hotel? Is there a shuttle, or will you need to rent a car? These are all important questions to ask yourself, but perhaps the most important question to consider is whether you should rent a set of golf clubs or bring your own.

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All About Golf Travel Bags: What You Need to Know

Golf is a sport adored by many because it is a fun way to initiate a little competition through a game that offers exercise, social interaction and reduced stress (particularly if you are playing well). The beauty of golf is that anyone and everyone can play it – from the young kid hitting balls with his dad to the senior woman trying to stay active and busy in retirement.

Anyone who is interested in golf will tell you that one of the things that make it such an appealing sport is the opportunity it presents to travel to various destinations and beautiful courses around the world. Each one you visit will give you different challenges and scenery, making every round unique and exciting. It’s also an excuse to take a vacation or treat a client to a personal, relaxed meeting.

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Forbes Features Elite Golf Shipping Company – Ship Sticks

Ship Sticks and Forbes, Inc.

After testing out the service, Forbes contributor and avid golfer, Larry Olmstead, was compelled to share his Ship Sticks experience with the thousands of people who read Forbes every day. Larry’s experience with Ship Sticks is one shared by countless other golfers who have long sought an easier way to ship their golf clubs. We are so delighted to have the ability and opportunity to help golfers enjoy a round wherever their favorite course may be.

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Off the Ball: A Guide to Today’s Quirky Golf Trends

Shaking Up a Serious Game

Golf is serious. We get that. But if you’re taking stress and tension to the course because you think you have to play perfectly to be a good person, you’re doing it wrong. Instead, remind yourself that golf, in the end, is a game and should be enjoyed—not simply endured. Go on and show your personality or appreciate the humor of the whole thing! We’ve got the definitive list of funky equipment and quirky but entertaining golf clothing, and you might just find something useful that you can add to your own golf bag (or outfit) that will make you smile or show off your awesome personality.

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The World’s 7 Toughest Golf Courses

Toughest Courses

Learn about Some of the Most Challenging Golf Courses in the World

Are you up for it? While many courses cater to players of all skill levels (and rightly so!), some courses are intense enough to tempt even the most laid-back personalities to commit murder and mayhem in sheer frustration.

Displaying a little of your dark side is not necessarily a bad thing, though, if you’re looking for a way to pit your skills against the diabolical genius of a course designer and the elements. Will you be bored playing any of these courses? Absolutely not. Will you list any of them as your top favorites for frequent play? Maybe, maybe not. But rest assured that you will not walk away the same player as you started, and the experience you have at any of these courses will haunt you forever. In a good way.

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Top 25 Instagram Accounts that Could Make You A Better Golfer

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It’s no secret that your brain can be your best ally or your worst enemy in the game of golf. Have you noticed a connection between what you tell yourself mentally and how you play? According to Joseph Parent, PhD, author of Zen Golf: Mastering the Mental Game, what goes on in your head during your game has a huge impact on how you play. After you hit a poor shot, what’s the first thing you tell yourself? If you’re focusing on the negative things—all the mistakes you made—you’re essentially prepping your body to be tensed, stressed, and fearful. That leads to more mistakes and bad shots, more self-recrimination and anger, and that starts a vicious cycle of self-fulfillment: you keep telling yourself you’re doing terribly, so you keep playing terribly.
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