Golf is a very enjoyable sport for some people. While it is competitive like any other sport, it’s not quite in-your-face like basketball or football; games take a slower and more genial pace and allow for both the players and those watching the game being played to carry themselves in a more relaxed fashion. The thing about the game is, even though the pacing is slow and the sport itself isn’t physically demanding, golfing regularly is still more exercise than most people are getting these days. It’s true – all that walking over various terrains is a lot like hiking and essentially solid aerobic activity.
Golf can either be played alone, as a way to get used to a course and learn its intricacies, or with other people, as a competitive sport. There is one simple tool which can help you to vastly improve your performance in game, both when you’re just practicing as and when you’re trying to beat an opponent. I’m talking about golf rangefinders, specifically. These nifty machines allow users to more accurately measure distances between two points, which makes your game more efficient by simplifying club choice. Even some professional golfers use these devices.
While the scope of use in a rangefinder might seem somewhat limited, it does exactly what it claims to do. It turns out that alone is enough to significantly improve a user’s ability to judge and estimate various distances, even under conditions which would normally make this difficult, such as heavy fog. If you don’t believe they’ll work for you, I still urge you to try one sometime. Well, several times actually; you need enough games to get an accurate measurement. Just compare your scores without a rangefinder to your scores with one and see if there isn’t an improvement.
There’s actually plenty of good golf around Norfolk. I’m not ashamed to say I’ve played several of the courses around here while utilizing a BUSHNELL rangefinder to help me line up my shots. It has done wonders to help me shave strokes when playing on several different holes, though there are still some places where the machine didn’t seem to do me much good. I’d say you would want ideal measuring conditions whenever trying to use one of these devices, so you will want to look for flat, even land without any hills or thick trees to block the rangefinder from working.
While I must admit it won’t automatically make you a professional golfer, the right rangefinder can still give you a much more measured and predictable game, which can make it very easy to lower your overall score on any given course. Like any other tool, you first must get used to using this item before you can really come to count on it. The task it performs is simple enough that you won’t need to be using it for long before you understand it, however. In what other sport would you neglect to use such an effective tool to improve your performance if it were available?