Measuring Green Speed with a Stimpmeter

Post by Richard Kaplan A Stimpmeter is a 3 foot long piece of steel or plastic with a groove in the middle for the ball to run down. It also has a notch about 2/3 of the way up that the ball sits in. Measuring starts by placing the ball in the notch and holding […]

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Jack’s Memorial Tournament

David Lingmerth Wins the 2015 Memorial

Post by Richard Kaplan Jack’s Memorial Tournament I managed to see (in between neck-jarring naps) the exciting finish to Jack’s Memorial tournament, where Swede David Lingmerth beat the more-fancied Justin Rose on the 3rd extra hole of the playoff, and after he made a few huge putts under pressure. He was very solid against one […]

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The Problem With Golf

Royal Johannesburg and Kensington Golf Club, 11th hole, East Course

Golf the world over has a major problem! Many golf clubs are closing down and those that are still operating are facing bigger and bigger challenges in order to make ends meet. Simply put there aren’t enough golfers. Like most problems there are a lot of contributing factors and we certainly can’t solve them all (well […]

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Here To Help You Take Your First Step Into Golf

Welcome to Get Golfing South Africa, our aim is to address the ever growing number of challenges faced by South African golfers and golf clubs in this day and age. We hope you will find the resources on this website enjoyable, useful and entertaining and that we can help you get the most out of […]

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