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1 of 6 - "When you start the game the teaching professionals will sometimes arrange for a second hand set that you can rent before you actually make a purchase "
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2 of 6 - "Most beginners use ordinary sports shoes but investing in a pair of golf shoes is more appropriate. They are spiked (BUY SOFT SPIKES …ie made of hard rubber /plastic & that fit into the groove of metal spikes ) & provide better grip & stability on grassy & other surfaces thus helping your overall balance while addressing & hitting a golf ball . IMP : Most courses do not allow metal spiked shoes as they leave imprints on the green & in some cases damage the green ."
3 of 6 - "Since there is a lot of friction between your support hand ( left hand for right handed players & vice versa ) you need a glove for support & to avoid blisters / callused hands. Only 1 glove is required on the NON DOMINANT hand. "
4 of 6 - "At the driving range & while being coached you hire a bucket of balls (typically 25/50). You buy balls only when you actually get onto the course "
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5 of 6 - "When you tee off you normally tee the ball on a wooden / plastic tee ( in most developed countries only wooden tees are allowed as they are green unlike plastic tees) & markers for marking the spot where your ball rests when it gets onto the green ."
6 of 6 - "Most courses insist that you wear a cap so invest in a golf cap as it keeps the sun out & also absorbs the sweat & makes your game that much more enjoyable without you realizing it."
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