Business Golf For Women - Tips And Advice For Getting The Most Out Of Golf, For Business, Executive, And Career Women
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Did you know golf as a business tool and for fun is on in the increase. In fact the fastest growing group of golfers is women.Business and executive women are using the game as businessmen did before them - for networking, for entertaining clients, and for making business deals right on the links.
Golf is the only sport that gives you four or five hours of uninterrupted time to talk to a potential business client or buyer and get to know him or her. That's why golf is such a useful skill for any businesswoman to acquire.
Any women who is serious about getting ahead in business needs to look at incorporating golf into her strategy for success. Playing business golf for women offers beautiful settings that are conducive to developing and deepening business relationships. You'll have the time to learn information and characteristics about each other that you might otherwise never have known.
With any sport, when you are a beginner it takes time to learn the nuances of the game. In golf, it takes time to develop a consistent repeatable golf swing
Most new golfers struggle to hit the ball straight. The natural tendency is to hit a slice (a golf shot where the ball will travel from left to right in arc for right handed players and a right to left arc for lefties).
For some, this is an issue that they will deal with for many years, if not for their entire life as a golfer. This does not have to be the case, there are golf tips for beginners and seasoned golfers alike that will help you correct and even eliminate your golf slice.
Here are some golf tips for beginners that will help you eliminate your golf slice.
Everything begins with your grip. Your grip is the only place where you are in contact with the golf club. Take time to review your grip. If your grip is flawed, then your chances of hitting a good solid shot are greatly reduced. The proper grip is referred to as a neutral grip. This is when the "Vs" formed by the thumb and forefinger on each hand is pointing towards the right shoulder.
Reading putting greens is one of the hardest skills in golf to master
Even if you have perfected your putting stroke and distance control, you will end up missing the target most of the time if you are having problems reading greens. The ability to effectively read greens is more of an art then a science. Sure, it involves the laws of physics, but without instruments available to take accurate measurements, we're back to the art of guessing.
Reading putting greens can be broken up into the following components:
Slope of the Green
During your approach survey the entire area of the green along with the immediate surrounding areas. This perspective allows you get a great idea on the general slope of the green. Take note of what the overall contours are like. Is the green basically flat or does it have ridges, valleys or multiple tiers? Once on the green, you can identify the more subtle contours of the green itself.
How many times have you heard something like, " Tom Smith, teaching pro, has been working with Ernie for the past year. Looks like that new swing is paying off for Ernie"
There it is. The golf swing method 'teaser' is out there. You heard it. You saw it work. Then you see an article in your favorite golf magazine and now they're talking about this new golf swing method on the GOLF CHANNEL. You decide this is going to be the year! You don't need a new club just that new swing method and you'll be all set. Really?
Let's be honest here. You've been working on correcting those golf swing issues for years.
Now it's the middle of the winter and you're starting to think about that trip with the guys to Myrtle Beach in a couple months. You have decided THIS is the year to FINALLY take care of those nagging problems once and for all.
You seek out a teaching pro, in your area, who teaches this new method and begin work in earnest. After all, if it works for the TOUR player is will really help you!
I was so pleased to see Paula Creamer win the 2010 U.S. Women's Open a few weeks ago
I know how much work she had to put in to get past the pain of surgery and rehab.
Early in 1984, 8 years after my back injury, I set about rebuilding my golf swing. What I learned during that period was so valuable I pass it along to any client who comes to me after suffering any type of injury. Namely, long after you are healed from an injury, your brain must be convinced there is no pain.
What is rarely addressed is the mental impact an injury long after it has healed, no matter how minor.
If you find yourself struggling with this problem, not only can you overcome it, you stand to improve your golf swing and hence your game of golf.
My suggestions, mundane as they may seem, are both real and realistic. I recommend you give them some consideration if a struggling with the aftermath of an injury, no matter how slight.
I've often heard, "no one has ever explained it that way;" or, "you are so easy to understand"
That other guy didn't know what he was talking about." Or, "my old teacher was way too technical. You say things that actually make sense to me."
These are some comments I've heard over the years from players of literally ALL skill levels, and it points to what's wrong with the golf teaching profession.
I have long believed that there are two types of teaching professionals. The ones who want to help and the ones who want to get paid. Don't get me wrong...we ALL want to get paid for our services...no matter who we are or what we do...I think you get the message.
This to be an over simplification, but let me elaborate.