Tag: fun

  1. 20 Ways to Play Better Golf Now

    Play Better Golf Now

    Golf is one of those fickle games that mirrors life in an almost uncanny way.  Just when you think you’ve got things figured out, you snaphook your drive into a pond and have to take a drop.  Sometimes you bounce back and recover from those shots and other times it seems like your golf game is on some sort of death spiral and you’re just clinging on for dear life. 

  2. A Golfer's New Year's Resolutions

    Golfer's New Year's Resolutions

    The advent of a new year brings with it the idea of a fresh start.  It’s a time where we can step back and reevaluate what we’ve accomplished and also the perfect time to set some goals for upcoming days.  At Austad’s, we’re pretty much all golfers (some much better than others) so we thought we’d put together our own list of golf resolutions for 2018.

  3. 105 Hilarious Ways to Personalize Your Golf Balls

    Personalize Golf Balls

    Whether you're buying them as a gift for your favorite golf buddy or ordering a dozen for yourself, personalized golf balls are the ultimate way to own the golf course.  With most personalized golf balls you get 3 lines and up to 17 characters per line to show the world your personality.  Many golfers opt for something simple and straightforward like a name or nickname, however, here at Austad's, we like to be a bit more creative and have come up with a list of 105 hilarious ways to personalize your golf balls.  Feel free to use any or all of these when you place your order!

  4. 25 Things That Should Be On Every Golfer’s Bucket List

    Golf Bucket List

    You may or may not have seen that moderately awful movie, “The Bucket List” starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman.  Even if you haven’t seen it, you’re probably familiar with the concept of a bucket list.  As golfers, there are infinite numbers of goals and acheivements that we can add to a bucket list, but we thought it would be fun to put together a golfing bucket list for the ordinary man.  These are 25 things that every golfer should do at some point:

  5. The 15 Ugliest Ryder Cup Outfits In History

    Ugly Ryder Cup Outfits

    As far as blog posts go, this one was exceptionally interesting to research.  For those who don't know, the Ryder Cup has  a long and storied history that goes back to 1927.  Virtually every important figure in golf from America or Europe has played in the Ryder Cup for the past 89 years and it's history provides us with an amazing treasure trove of stories, photographs and competition.  

  6. Memorial Day Golf 101

    Memorial Day Golf

    Memorial Day Weekend in America is the unofficial start to summer.  For many workers, it’s a 3-day weekend that is filled with food, family, friends and hopefully a little sunshine.  For a lot of lucky individuals, it’s also the perfect time to hit the course.  Here’s what you need to know in order to make the most out of your golf this Memorial Day Weekend.

  7. Top 10 Spooky and Haunted Golf Courses

    Haunted Golf Courses

    For many, the scariest thing on the golf course is a snap hook or blow up hole, but at some golf courses, there are things much more frightening than the dreaded snowman.  There are stories and legends of golf courses where spirits roam the fairways and spooks haunt the greens.  It’s said that many double bogeys and lost balls are not the fault of golfers at these courses, but they are caused by the restless spirits who haunt the holes.  We’ve put together a list of the top 10 spooky and haunted golf courses – just don’t read it before bed – you may not sleep!

  8. 12 Ways to Have More Fun on the Golf Course

    Fun Golf

    It’s pretty much a given that if you’re on a golf course, you’re probably enjoying yourself.  However, if you want to make your round even better, we’ve got a few ideas on how to up the fun factor.  Even golfers who are passionate about the USGA and abide strictly by the rules of the game can learn to cut loose and try something new on the course.  So without further ado, here’s our list of ideas for how to have more fun on the golf course:

  9. Got The Yips? Thank Tommy Armour

    Golf Yips

    The yips.  The mere mention of the condition is enough to send even the most level-headed golfer headed for the hills.  Throughout history, the plague of the yips has chosen it’s victims seemingly without reason.  The best golfers in the world can be affected just as easily as the weekend duffer.  And that is what makes them so terrifying.


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