It's hard to decide whether watching the pros perform amazing feats on the major courses or spending a day perfecting your own game is more thrilling.
Either way,golf is a game that hooks more than the golf ball.
Skill, practice luck and the right equipment combine to make this a sport that draws ever increasing crowds of spectators and players. Browse through these great sites for finding golfing news, profiles on the star players, tournaments, tips and instruction, and listings of golf courses worldwide. There's a bit of history, photos and
recent video clips of players from the past and present, beginner golf tips, along with other golfing how-to's to help improve your game.
PGA.com - Get the goods on the latest tournament news, photos and video clips, comprehensive sections on improving your game, the official rules, golf etiquette, a glossary covering the gamut from acceleration to yips (in the UK, the "twitchies"), and an expert equipment buying guide if you're looking for advice on clubs and other golfing gear to get you under par.
USGA - The sponsors of the U.S. Open, and a darned good read with feature articles, news and a history of the association, plus information on the grants and fellowships program, Q&A, tidbits like lightening safety tips, and related links.
LPGA.com - The official site of the Ladies Professional Golf Association with the complete schedule, news, features, player profiles, and video clips to help improve your game. Windows Media required.
GOLFLINK.com - Search literally thousands of links to U.S. golf sites organized by category, including golf courses, resorts, schools, golf tips, pro shops, travel packages, golf club and equipment manufacturers and more.
Tips Magazine - The online edition of the print publication with expert articles on improving your game including tips on putting, driving and strategy, online buyers guide, a monthly feature on golf travel destinations, related resources.