Let’s discuss the equipment needed to play golf. But, let us initially start with the golf course. Golf is played on large well-manicured lawns. The playing area must be under surveillance and preserved at all times. Water contamination and pesticide spillage must be avoided. Proper drainage of waste water is a must. Location near a water re-use center is ideal.
Equipment Used in Golf:
- Balls: most modern golf balls are a two-piece construction, having a thin cover of a plastic resin called Surlyn and a large rubber core. The middle layer is rubber thread stretched many times its original length in a process called compression, or the degree to which the inside of the golf ball is wound tight.
- Golf clubs.
- Ball markers.
- Golf bag.
- Golf cart.
- Club head covers.
Top 5 Materials Used For Golf Club Heads• Titanium. Titanium is one of the most popular choices when it comes to golf clubs.
• Stainless Steel. This is the most commonly used material due to its inexpensive nature coupled with its ease of casting.
• Carbon Graphite. …
• Carbon Steel.
A golfer is allowed to have 14 clubs in his bag. This may include three woods (driver, 3-wood and 5-wood), eight irons, (3-9 iron and pitching wedge), and putter. These are the standard 12 clubs in many golf bags.
Golf carts come in a wide range of formats such as 2, 4, and 6 seaters and are more generally used to convey small numbers of passengers short distances at speeds less than 15 mph.
Electric golf carts are now used in many communities where their lack of pollutants, lack of noise, and safety for pedestrians and other carts (due to slow speeds) are beneficial.
Golf is Good for Health
Research shows golf has a positive role in preventing and treating many chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes, and through regular use can help strengthen bones and prevent hip fractures.
While walking and low intensity jogging may be comparable exercise, they lack the competitive excitement of golf. Regular exercise, exposure to a less polluted environment, and social interactions provided by golf are all positive for health.
Playing golf requires a certain amount of concentration and memory. This counts as exercise for your brain, aiding in degeneration. Participating in the sport regularly is likely to prevent or reduce cognitive decline.
A good walk in the fresh air does wonders for endorphin and serotonin levels, leading to improved mood and reduced levels of stress and anxiety. Coupled with an escape from the hassles of day-to-day living the game of golf can provide great relaxation.
Keep your Heart Rate Up
Playing golf can lead to quite a bit of exercise for your heart. As is the case with burning calories, the walking, carrying and swinging will increase your heart rate, keeping it pumping and increasing blood flow.