The Serious Golfer

July 10, 2024

Laurie Canter on Galvin Green: Performance and Comfort on the Course

We sat down with professional golfer Laurie Canter to delve into his perspective on Galvin Green apparel. Discover what makes Galvin Green his go-to choice for performance, durability, and comfort on the course.

May 23, 2024

Sand Trap Golf Guide: Tips to Improve Your Greenside Bunker Shots

If you were to ask a group of amateur golfers which types of golf shots they find the most difficult, it’s a fair bet that many would point to the sand shot out of a greenside bunker. I’m guessing that many of our readers would agree. In this article, we’re going to describe the adjustments you need to make in a trap, and we’ll provide photos that illustrate the proper technique.

May 8, 2024

What to Wear Golfing: Golf Dress Codes and Appropriate Fashion

Golf is not just a sport; it's a culture—and part of that culture is dressing appropriately for the game. Keep reading to find out why golf dress codes exist, what to know before you go, and the key pieces you’ll need to get dressed and look the part for most golf courses.

April 5, 2024

Windy Golf Guide: How to Play Golf in the Wind

Golf can be a difficult game, even in benign weather conditions. But when you add some wind to the equation, it’s no surprise that scores tend to go up significantly. In this article, I’ll briefly describe the basic aerodynamic principles of what happens to a golf ball after impact and how those forces affect how it will fly through the air. And I’ll then provide some swing-change suggestions that will help you to be a more effective player in windy conditions.