Golf is not as expensive as you think it is
Yes, a round of golf can cost between $50 and $100. Depending on how many holes you are playing and how many beverages and snacks you buy.
Golf is a lifetime sport. If you don’t golf that many rounds in a season, you do not need to buy the best equipment and have 14 clubs in your bag. If you plan on golfing a lot, then take your time to buy all the equipment you need.
Don’t be pressured by all of the commercials with the latest golf equipment. If you don’t have a perfect golf swing, the equipment isn’t going to help. You money would be better used with a golf lesson from Bryan or Barry here at Flowing Springs Golf Greens.
The average golf only needs a 7 piece golf set.
- Driver (Optional)
- 3 Wood or 5 Wood
- Set of Irons (3, 5, 7 and 9)
The staff in our pro shop can outfit you with a started set of golf clubs. There are also a lot of used golf clubs at garage sales or online. If you are buying used golf clubs, you just may want to have the clubs re-gripped. Chances are they are smooth and will be difficult to keep a grip of when swinging. Yes, the pros here at Flowing Springs Golf Greens can re-grip your clubs as well
When it comes to golf balls, you do not need the expensive golf balls. You can buy quality used golf balls in our pro shop. There are many people selling used golf balls on sites like www.UsedRegina.com.
Again, depending on your experience, you don’t need golf shoes either. A golf glove would be a good idea.
Improve your golf game before you improve your golf equipment.
Over a period of time, you can buy more equipment. Until you are able to shoot into the 90’s or 80’s on a course, you can wait to expand your golf equipment. They say the average golfer does not break 100 strokes. Par scores are usually 72 on courses.
Golf is just a great way to get out, socialize and enjoy some nice weather and a manicured golf course.
A round of course takes approximately 4 hours. What else can you do for four hours, with friends for less than $80?
Just remember, there was a time when satisfaction came from putting effort into something. Instead of the false gratification from video games and social media.