Labels: Jack Dirkin
Grouchy Golf Blog
Sunday, August 02, 2015 at 6:23 PM
One of the most popular videos on youtube is connected with golf ball being hit in slow motion. Many people watch professional golf videos, but there are a lot of people that play or attend golf match. In the United States Canada, and Australia, golf is a really popular sport for watching and for sports betting, in Europe is popular in some countries, but only for watching. There are many tournaments in the world, especially in Australia and the US which puts those countries on the top on World Golf Map.
In 2017 for the first time in the history of esports, golf was introduced as a new gambling chance for enthusiasts to win real money. In the past two years, golf popularity has increased multiple times. Famous golf stars like Tiger Woods staring in different ads and tv shows made a significant impact on golf’s reputation in the world.
Labels: Kelly Xu
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 4:04 PM
When I was growing up, my sport du jour was tennis. I started playing sometime in elementary school and became good enough to play on the high school tennis team. I still play to this day, albeit much less frequently. During most of this time, I've heard about the comfort wonders of Thorlo socks from countless tennis players. However, I never tried Thorlos because of sticker shock. I had become accustomed to buying the generic bulk pack white athletic socks at Foot Locker that averaged $1 per sock. So whenever I considered Thorlos, I asked myself, "can these socks be worth 10x the cost of normal socks?" My answer was always, "No friggin' way!"
But I recently discovered that Thorlo is running a promotion for a free pair of socks. While the socks are free, there is still a $4.90 shipping and handling fee so it isn't totally free. Nonetheless, this is a really good deal for socks that are normally $13.99. I submitted the order form for the padded golf socks and around a week later I was in possession of the socks that I had waited almost 30 years to try. I was eager to try them out and wore them for my next golf outing several days later. After 9-holes of walking, I can say that they are indeed the best athletic socks I have ever worn. The toe seam had always been a source of irritation for me but not so with the Thorlos. It's too early to tell whether these socks will reduce the occurrence of blisters, corns and other foot ailments, but I'm hopeful that they will. So, are these Thorlos worth $13.99 a pair? I'm still not sure since that still seems like a lot of moolah for athletic socks. But they are sure worth $4.90 a pair! Try them and see for yourself.
Monday, June 23, 2014 at 8:04 AM
They are so similar that I find it helpful to visualize a slap shot when I setup and swing a golf club. I imagine that the golf club is just a disproportionate hockey stick with a longer shaft and shorter blade. First, I picture that the leading edge of my golf club is the blade of a hockey stick and I align it square to the target. Second, I make sure that my hands are slightly ahead of the ball with the shaft leaning back to the ball like a slapshot. Lastly, I pretend that I'm Anže Kopitar blasting a slap shot past the goalie into the net for the win!
Labels: Swing Tips
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