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7 Golf Items That Are Worth Investing

By  The Dubrovnik Times Jan 11, 2021

Even though golf is often called a rich man’s sport, it doesn’t have to mean that you cannot be a serious golfer. Golf equipment is generally expensive, but, as for anything else, if you make smart choices, you will be able to get a good value for your money. If you choose wisely, you won’t have to splurge on golf equipment and accessories.

There are a few items that should be worth your attention. So, to find out what are the 7 golf items that are worth your money, read the article we have prepared for you.

Golf clubs

The most obvious item that is a part of your gear is a set of clubs. Depending on the price you are willing to pay, the options are numerous. But, of course, before going out and buying all sorts of fun golf accessories, you should make sure you have a good set of clubs. You can either buy a set, or assemble it on your own. You can find some really good deals on second hand equipment. A lot of people buy these to try golf, but end up buying practically new clubs for a lower price.

Golf bag

Even though in the beginning you will probably have less clubs, you should make sure to have a good and durable bag to put them in. If you invest in a good set of clubs, you will want to protect them as much as possible, so that they can serve their purpose longer. As experts on this topic explain, when it comes to buying the best stand bag for golf, there are a lot of aspects to consider, but the main one should always be durability, as well as the weight. Since you need to carry the bag around a lot, a good option would be to buy a bag that is lightweight.

It should also be noted that you should make sure to choose a bag which has a lot of pockets. If you play golf, you know that there is no such thing as too many pockets in a golf bag.

High-quality golf balls

Apart from the clubs themselves, having good golf balls is essential to any aspiring golf player. The good thing is that lubs and shoes can be rented, if you prefer it that way, but, you will need to buy and bring your own golf balls to the course. Remember to buy a big old bag of golf balls because the chances are high that you will lose a lot, especially if you are a beginner.

Golf towels

Golf towels are something that a lot of people overlook when they set up their bag. You need towels so you can dry your hands, clean your clubs and wipe your sweat away. Even though regular towels can be used for this purpose, the difference you will notice when using towels specifically made for golf players will be huge.

A minimum of two towels is generally recommended. One for your sweat, and one for the clubs. If you live in a humid place, you will probably need more than two.

Push cart

If you would prefer pushing a cart with a cart bag, there are so many options out there. The ones you should buy are the ones with three wheels to make them more pushable. Push carts are better than pull carts, since pull carts tax your shoulder and lower your back a lot.

Sunscreen

Even though it is not a specific golf item, it should certainly be essential to every golf player. While you are having fun playing golf outside, you might not feel the sun’s impact. But, it has probably happened to you at least once to notice sunburns after a whole day in the field. So, to make sure you do not experience this kind of discomfort, and to make sure you take care of your health, absolutely always wear sunscreen and make sure you reapply it throughout the day.

A few pairs of gloves

You can’t go wrong by keeping a few extra pairs of gloves in the bag. If you happen to play on a rainy day, your hands can get wet, making it harder to play and making your hands more prominent to blisters. To be sure you can play your best game and have no negative effects on your hands, keep at least one extra pair of gloves with you at all times.

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In the end, as with any sport and hobby out there, how much you are going to invest heavily depends on the level of involvement and enjoyment that you get from the activity in question. That being said though, how much you invest is also going to impact the level of enjoyment, so, make sure that you think about your priorities as well as to do your research in order to make as informed a decision as possible!

 

The Voice of Dubrovnik

THE VOICE OF DUBROVNIK


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