Looking at all of these golf pros swinging away, sometimes, might urge you to try out the game of golf yourself. In the game of golf it is never too early or never too late, no matter how young or old you might be. You can always sharpen your skills by trying. There is no need to become a member of some expensive private golf club to play a simple game of golf. It is a simple matter of looking for public golf course. Of course there is nothing to be ashamed of playing in a public golf course. Not everybody gets to become multimillionaires, now do they? Do not underestimate public golf courses because they are open to everyone. Some are terrific and inflict much pressure on the golf player. If you are a novice then practicing in a public golf course is for you.
But how can one choose a good public golf course? Yes, there are few facts you should be concerned with. If you are familiar with golf already then you have to check out the surrounding of the golf course in order to make sure it is maintained properly and checking the quality of the greens and the divot holes is essential too. Also check whether the course has nine or full eighteen holes. Even though poor maintenance can add up a bit of a challenge nobody wants to spoil their fun by playing a dump course. If you are not happy with these conditions look for another one. There is no sign board saying ‘you MUST play here’.
If the golf course you are looking at also has a driving range and a practice green then it definitely is a plus. Novices can easily practice their swings and their driving if these two features exist. Consider having a practice bunker in a public golf course as an added bonus. Some public golf clubs offer facilities such as golf lessons or they have an in house pro to provide advice to the novice golfers.
Not all the golf courses have the same rates. Looking at the facilities and the golfing conditions they offer you have to decide whether it is really worth playing there or whether moving to another golf course is the better option. I do not know if many are aware of this or not, public golf courses in Arizona and Phoenix give discounts up to 50% during summer time.
Even though a public course that is near you may be the obvious choice, but might not be the best or better experience in the area. Do not jump in to a decision until you have carefully measured out your options. It is your money and time. Therefore it is up to you to make sure you get what you are paying for and certainly get the best experience and enjoyment you would expect. Not all professionals started playing in private golf courses, just keep that in mind!