About Emma Johnson

I have been playing golf for over 20 years and I am crazy about all thing Golf equipment! I'm currently playing TaylorMade M6 Irons and TaylorMade M4 Driver. I just started playing with the Bridgestone RXS Tour golf balls. I currently play on HCP 6 and I'm mostly playing for fun at the moment, after playing some tournaments on the Amateur Tour and in local championships. I have worked part-time with TaylorMade and I really love their products. Send me an e-mail at emma@pineclubgolf.com or leave a comment down below if you want to get in contact with me!

Golf Rules 2019 (and Golf Rules Changes!)

Golf Rules Changes 2019 It has happened! The golf rules have been updated in order to improve the tempo, remove all petty "mistake" rules and made hazards less troublesome. We think that all-in-all these changes are positive for the game of golf but especially for beginners of golf. The preconception of golf is that all the rules are impossible to get a grip on, that there is a huge curve to climb over to start playing. So these changes reducing the barrier of entry of you will and will hopefully attract more players to the beautiful game! Some of the most important changes: Most important changes Golf Rules 2019 put with the flag in the hole fix green spike marks looking for the ball for a maximum of 3 minutes (previous 5) remove loose objects everywhere (in hazards etc) ground the club in hazards without penalty no mandatory order on [...]

New Golf Handicap System 2020 (WHS)

New Golf Handicap System 2020 USGA and R&A announced last year that a new handicap system is ready with a new, joint- and global system. Around the world of golf, there have been different ways as to how you would calculate one's handicap. But, as of 2020, a new handicap system will be implemented and remove the differences – The World Handicap System (WHS). The new system has been developed by review how it works in: The European Golf Association Golf Australia The Council of National Golf Unions in Great Britain and Ireland South African Golf Association The Argentine Golf Association and USGA In 15 countries, 52 000 golfers have been asked what they think of the new World Handicap System and 76 percent was positive, 22 neutral and 2 percent showed negative affection towards it. World Handicap System (WHS) Both competitive and friendly golf rounds will act towards a golfer's [...]

The 5 Best Golf Clubs for Kids & Juniors 2020

Callaway XJ Hot Junior Kids Golf Club Set OPTIONS - AVAILABLE FOR: KIDS 5-8 years / JUNIORS 9-12 years Pros: Great quality, lightweight and outstanding product reviews. Bottom line: A perfect golf club for juniors/kids who looks to add forgiveness to their golf shots. If you are looking for clubs in the range of 5-12 years, we would advise looking no further. This golf set has outstanding reviews and an Odyssey putter included in the set. The bag is lightweight and has many practical side-pockets for golf tees, balls and gloves. >>>> More information and prices <<<< Important to have Correct Golf Clubs for Juniors and Kids A lot of junior golfers are using golf clubs that are too heavy and too long. This is a shame since it will slow down their progress [...]

The 5 Best Golf Clubs for Women Beginners 2020

Callaway Women's Strata Ultimate Complete Golf Set Looking for the best golf clubs for women and want to jump straight to what our review told us? The Callaway Strata set jumped out pretty early as our Top Pick and if you do not want to dvelve too much into detail, this pick is probably for you, and everyone else looking for a new golf set for women. Their Strata set, as you’d expect, is of the highest quality. Made of stainless steel, the clubs are designed to have a large sweet spot and to give you more accuracy when teeing-off, leaving you with the freedom to hit with power!  Overall, this is an incredibly versatile set and a great all-rounder. The set is comfortable to carry and the bag has lots of pockets for you to utilize. If you’re just starting out then you [...]

What is an Albatross in Golf?

What is an Albatross in Golf? A Hole-In-One is usually what most golf players dream of achieving. But shouldn't an albatross rank as high, or even higher? In this article, we will delve into how incredible an achievement getting an albatross really is (and what it is). We will also reveal what pieces of evidence we have for when the first Albatross was scored. (And if you scroll down you will find a video of the Top 10 Albatrosses on the European Tour!) Is Golf a Good Walk Spoiled or is achieving an Albatross realistic? The "PAR" system is really unique to the game of golf and usually separates the length of the hole. A par 3, where the goal should be to complete the hole in 3 strokes or less, is shorter than a par 5 where the goal is to complete the [...]

How Golf is Played – A Basic Introduction!

How Golf is Played Golf is a very popular sport worldwide with an estimate of 60'000'000 players around the world, 30'000 golf courses and a history dating back to the 1400s.  Therefore it is no surprise that you are here reading this article - and for that, Congratulations! Golf is an amazing sport with much more than only miraculously trying to get a tiny white ball into another tiny hole that is 600 yards away from where you start, in strokes less than you can count on one hand. Golf also puts you out there, in nature, in good company and in (very often) beautiful surroundings. It lets everyone participates, from a 10-year-olds all the way up to seniors enjoying their retirement. And in the middle - a huge competitive professional arena that is drawing the attention of millions every year on the PGA tour, Masters tournaments and [...]

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