G.C. Duke Blog
1. Keep Nourished
Don’t underestimate the importance of eating and drinking, before and during the round. Keep it light and eat 1-2 hours before playing. Don’t have a big meal like a bowl of pasta or a burger. Above all else, drive LOTS of water.
The sand trap is yet another fairway menace. It never means the same for your game, so a soft, deep trap on your favorite course could morph into a shallow, wet creature after a day of high winds and rain. The stance, wider than normal, and the grip, firmer than usual, are the same.
If you haven’t yet winterized your vehicle, do it now! Book a check-up for the vehicle’s tires and tire pressure, battery, belts and hoses, radiator, oil, lights, brakes, exhaust system, heater/defroster, wipers and ignition system. Keep your gas tank sufficiently full – at least half a tank is recommended. Depending upon where you drive, you may consider using winter tires or tire chains.
Here are some tips and tricks to help out our beloved Snow Plow Engineers! Use these tips to help increase roadway safety when driving around snowplows:
If you’re a true Canadian you know that snow can come at the blink of an eye! An important part of this preparation is creating a plan for keeping snow and ice cleared from city sidewalks. City bylaws require all residential and business occupants to clear the public sidewalks on their property as soon as possible after a snowfall.
While golf is typically a warm weather sport, some avid golfers won’t let cold temperatures keep them from the course. Some courses or tournaments apply “winter rules” during cold, wet months, generally permitting players free relief from deceitful ground caused by the weather conditions. Common sense dictates that golfers wear warm but flexible clothing in the winter that won’t hamper their swings.
The E-Z-Go Golf Cart comes with a portable charger for the battery. Although the manufacturer states that the charger requires very little maintenance, snags can arise due to improper location of your charger, lack of cleaning or an mismatched battery.
Not to be the bearer of bad news, but soon we’ll all be plowing and shovelling our driveways. Here’s some tips to do it the right way!
So, it’s officially cold! But, you’re not ready to park your golf cart yet? Maybe you don’t have to! For all of us northern golfers, this time of the year means we’ll be waiting until spring. Luckily, now more than ever, you don't have to go from November to April with no golf.