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5 Reasons to Start Playing Golf

Steve Shoup

Golf is one of the most popular games all over the world and is enjoyed by people of all ages. The game has been there for more than 400 years and is continuously evolving. Golf lovers are increasing day by day; there has been an immense increase in the number of golf clubs and coaches. If you haven’t started playing yet here are the reasons why you should playing golf.

1.     It’s a Great Exercise


Maintaining a fit body and healthy lifestyle is the desire of every man and woman. Golf is a great sport and it helps you to fulfill that desire. It makes you constantly standing and walk to the course. You are carrying a bag full of balls and club for more than 3000 yards or more. But with this, you are in open space, enjoying the weather and close to nature having some fresh air. It makes you physically fit and healthy.

2.     A great activity to do on holidays


Great activities make great vacations. A lot of people go on vacation to try new golf clubs. One of the great places to try when going on vacation is the Algarve holiday. Even people join academies during a vacation to learn golf. People find it adventurous and great learning opportunity to play golf. Its great experience in sun with a touch of nature and new people.


3.     It teaches life lessons


Golf is not just a sport like other games it makes you strong physically as well as mentally. It makes you humble. You have to take care of a lot of things when playing golf. For example, you have to play a safe shot than to play an aggressive one. It teaches you to be fully focused its impossible for you to hit a shot when your mind is working in different directions and the same goes for life. It’s very important to be focused to hit your best shot.

Golf makes you persistence. You will have a lot of bad shots but eventually, you will hit your perfect shot. Same goes for life a lot of bad events will happen but you have to learn from mistakes and have to give your best shot.

4.     Networking


Golf has a lot of fan following, and people love to play golf, ‘cause this game provides a great opportunity for people to network with each other. There is a lot of time between shots which can be best utilized to talk to people about their profession, interests, and strength of your company. And when that golfer needs something related to your services he is likely to come to you. There is saying “Your Network Is Your Networth”.


A study reveals that the favorite sport of most CEOs is golf. They play golf to build networks, relationships and to release stress. Golf provides a relaxed environment to talk about business and opportunities.

5.     Anyone can play


It doesn’t matter whether you are men, women, old, young, short or tall. It’s the game for everyone you can start playing golf at any age there is no age limit. The key to success in this is constant practice and passion for the game.

This is the kind of game where your real opponent isn’t any other player but the course. The playing field is the same for everyone. So, your chances for success totally depend on your efforts. So what are you waiting for? Start playing!




Few people might find golf boring but those who know and play the game very well know how lovable this game is. If you haven’t attempted one I would highly recommend you to do so. It’s the game you will play a lifetime and never gets old.



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