Guide to Shipping Golf Clubs to Hawaii

Hawaii

With lush seaside golf courses from Maui to Kauai, Hawaii is a dream destination for golfers. However, navigating Hawaii’s eight main islands with golf bags in tow can be stressful and tiring, so many golfers are opting to ship their golf clubs to Hawaii ahead of their trip.

Whether you’re no stranger to traveling abroad for golf or you are taking a once-in-a-lifetime golf vacation to Hawaii, you might find that shipping your golf bag ahead of your arrival is the single detail that makes your entire trip more enjoyable.

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Golf Scotland! How to Ship Your Clubs

Golf Scotland

Golfing has gained a strong following in the United States, boasting over 15,000 courses throughout the countryside and hosting some of the world’s premiere golf destinations like Myrtle Beach, Pebble Beach, and Orlando. But golf in the US can’t compare to playing 18 holes in the same country that gifted us the game over six hundred years ago – Scotland.

A golf vacation to Scotland is a dream come true for many golfers, with some of the best courses and tournaments in the world happening within its boundaries. To make your experience even better, consider shipping your golf clubs to Scotland ahead of time. This way,  you have little else to focus on except perfecting your swing.

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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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Buying a New Driver: 7 Things to Keep In Mind

Purchasing a New Driver

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Origins of the Driver

Drivers have come a long way since the first, hand-carved wooden stick (also known as the golf club) was invented in Scotland in the 1400’s. These sticks were used to play a game that everyone now knows as golf (whether the Scotts adopted the game from the Dutch, Chinese or other cultures has been an on-going debate for years). Drivers were originally known as “long noses.” Today, drivers are part of a family of clubs referred to as “woods”, and are designed for long-distance shots off the tee to achieve maximum results on the course.
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Mobile Phone Etiquette on the Golf Course

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It’s no secret that the denizens of golf can be a stuffy bunch when they want to be. As golf evolved into a game for the more affluent, along with it came a series of rules of etiquette covering everything from what to wear to how loudly you can speak. While some rules arise from simple common sense (few can concentrate on a complex shot against a backdrop of loudly chattering companions, for instance), others are relics of a bygone era (must a golfer be wearing a collared shirt in order to play adequately?). Mobile phones are new enough to be caught in a bit of a gray zone—they’re necessary for today’s 24/7communication needs, but they can also be very disruptive.

Here are some rules to observe when carrying a smart phone with you onto the greens. (more…)

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