Category Archives: GottaGoGolf Magazine

What happens when he wants to join her golf club?

Now that women are eligible to join Augusta National and the Royal & Ancient, what reason do they have for excluding men from their own ladies’ clubs? Here’s a little story about what happened when two men handed in applications … Continue reading

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How’s No. 1 for a wedding present?

Wedding photos!! pic.twitter.com/apjnjtCiXC — Inbee Park (@InbeePark) October 7, 2014 The longest run by an American at the top of the Women’s World Golf Rankings will end on Monday because newlywed Inbee Park has taken the week off.

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Demystifying golf water hazards

When should a woman risk muddying her outfit to save a few strokes? If she studies the rules on water hazards carefully, she might save strokes and dry cleaning! Gail Rogers shows the way. In my first four-ball tournament, I … Continue reading

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Golf wagering tips for women with higher handicaps

You’re on the first tee with a new group that includes players much better than you are, and a wager is proposed. What do you do now? Remember these tips. I played in a tournament recently with a lot of … Continue reading

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No golf clap here for the R&A

Peter Dawson, secretary of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews, announced today that members have voted to open their ranks to women. Here’s the GottaGoGolf statement. I refuse to applaud the announcement today from the 2,400-member Royal … Continue reading

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5 golf yoga poses for women

Practicing golf yoga might help bend your game closer to par. Try these five poses from Yoga for Golfers guru Katherine Roberts. There’s no arguing the benefits of yoga for the golf game – not just the swing, which becomes … Continue reading

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7 golf etiquette tips for nervous newbies

Golf’s unwritten rules intimidate new players. Here’s how to translate them into good manners. Q: Golf has so many unwritten rules, generally known as “golf etiquette,” that I’m intimidated about playing with strangers. What are the good manners that won’t … Continue reading

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