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How To Play Golf When You’re Facing Strong Winds On The Course

There are so many golfers out there who normally struggle to get their game right. This is particularly so when they are faced with some really strong wind. Strong winds can wreck your game for sure, and the only way out is to try and learn a thing or two about how to make sure that this does not happen to you. Of course there is nothing that you can do to prevent the strong winds of your own volition, but you can train your game and work with the wind.

The wind basically makes it harder for you to score a good one. It is harder to keep your nerves calm, cool and composed. This is perhaps one of the biggest challenges, taking into consideration the fact that for a good game of golf, there is nothing as important as getting your nerves cool and composed.

  • First we have to accept the fact that you are certainly not going to play your best game of golf with the wind blowing around as it wishes. However, that does not mean that you should not try. Keep your head calm and you will have a good shot at beating the wind.
  • A lot of players make the mistake of overreacting when the weather conditions turn not in their favor. As a result of this they end up making the wrong swing. Making the perfect swing is important, but only if you keep your head calm and maintain your composure. Do not attempt to force the ball by hitting it harder so that it can beat the force of the wind. This will only end up getting you a skewed shot.
  • More often than not, the best players will advise you that first you need to study the wind and understand the direction within which it is blowing, and perhaps the strength of the wind. This can help you determine how you are going to hit the ball, and the technique that should be applied to make sure that you make an inch-perfect hit.
  • Try not to hit the ball harder because of the force of the wind, because this will in most cases only end up getting you a thin or a fat shot. In an attempt to make the best shot in the wind, ensure that you maintain your balance.