When it comes to golf, it’s important not to put off getting your game ready for the spring. By investing time in getting your equipment ready and your body in shape now, you’ll be ready to take on this season. The following tips are a great way to prepare.

Ready Your Equipment

Although this step is one of the most obvious, it is still very important. You won’t be able to play at your best if you’re using damaged equipment! You don’t want to be caught off guard and realise your equipment is in need of repair in the middle of a game. Save yourself some future frustration by looking over your gear now. Clean your golf clubs and check to see if they need to be re-grooved. Double check the shafts and grips. If you need to replace any parts, order them now. Now is also a good time to take everything out of your golf bag and reorganize it as necessary.

Consider Some Cardio

Start some regular cardio workouts now to ensure you’ll be in top shape this season. Don’t put it off. The sooner you start, the sooner you’ll be able to reap the benefits. This way you won’t be stuck struggling and out of breath partway through your 18 hole course!

Visit your local gym to see what equipment they offer. If you need extra motivation, consider joining a fitness class. Even an activity as simple as going for a run will benefit you in the end.

Perfect Those Putting Skills

Now is the time to polish your putting skills. Putting is also relatively easy to practice at home. Ensure your swing is straight by placing two objects on either side of your golf ball. If you accidentally hit either of them with your club, you’ll know your swing is crooked. Putting is one of the most important skills you’ll need. Having solid putting skills will make all the difference when you’re out on the course.

Do Your Research

Remember, golf isn’t just a physical game, but a mental one. You should read up on the sport. Pick up a recommended book or magazine. Looking up information online is an even simpler option. Golf Digest and Golf Channel are two websites full of quality content. Consider following them on social media for a constant stream of updates.