Kai's Golf Guide
Kai's Golf Guide
Still a Rookie
How to Golf
Etiquette and Fair Play
Still a Rookie
All Beginnings 1: The Snap Idea
I am a self-confessed couch potato. And yet my colleagues want to persuade me to play golf. I dare to try it out. Well, that could be something....
All Beginnings 2: With Prejudices
A promise is a promise: Today we're going out onto the pitch for the first time. There's no turning back. But first I have to get my thoughts in order.
All Beginnings 3: Tasted Blood
A new time begins with the rattle of balls from the vending machine. The hustle and bustle of everyday life is forgotten and I learn new swear words.
All beginnings 4: The first lanes
On the way across my very first golf course, I get to know every bush that lines the fairway: ball control is a foreign word.
All Beginnings 5: The Taster Course
The taster course can separate the wheat from the chaff: Who has fun and maybe talent? And who will leave it right away?
All beginnings 6: The way to the golf license, part 1
The golf course starts far too early on a Saturday morning, and only the pro is in a good mood when he greets us. Fortunately, this mood is contagious.
All Beginnings 7: The Road to Golf License, Part 2
The rules of golf are rather dry in theory. But if you learn them on the course, they can even be fun. It depends on the teacher.
All Beginnings 8: The Exam Day, Part 1
The practical test for the golf license was nerve-racking. In the end, it was down to the wire.
All Beginnings 9: The Exam Day, Part 2
After the last putt comes the theory test. And thanks to the rule book and fellow examinees, that's no cause for concern.
All beginnings 10: Golf license passed - and now?
After passing the golf license, many new golfers have to make some investments: The equipment has to be completed.
All Beginnings 11: Club Membership - Part 1
If you want to play golf in Germany, you can hardly get around a club membership. One variant is full membership.
All Beginnings 12: Club Membership - Part 2
In addition to full membership, there are other ways to gain access to golf courses in Germany. Here it is necessary to calculate.
All beginnings 13: Golfing is like driving a car
With the new club card in his pocket, the rookie golfer has amazing new experiences around the sport.
All Beginnings 14: My Most Difficult Opponent
Good golf is not only based on a sophisticated teeing technique. There is another cornerstone that should not be neglected.
All Beginnings 15: Golfing in Jurassic Park
Golf is a complex sport in which the player must constantly question himself. Mistakes quickly creep in and become a problem.
All Beginnings 16: Much Helps Much
One question I get asked all the time by non-golfers: Why do I have so many similar clubs in my bag? Here is the answer.
Mark's first "walk with ball accompaniment".
"If you run a website about a topic, you should also be familiar with the subject matter" - Mark thinks and collects new experiences.
That was close!
Here's an interesting example of what can happen on the golf course.