In all honesty, golf isn’t really my thing. I mean, Crazy Golf – I’m all over that! But real golf, I can’t say it’s ever interested me. Then again, I would give it a go, or maybe even watch golf tournaments if I was at the right place at the right time. I mean, why not? This guest post by Melanie gives some information on why you should attend a golf tournament in Austin and I must say, she has me convinced.
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Travelling to a new place offers many new experiences and good times. If you’re a golf fan, however, nothing beats checking out local golf tournaments.
And, if you are ever in Austin, TX, you owe it to yourself to check out the local golf tournaments at celebrated places like Avery Ranch Golf Club. Between their outstanding course, which is sure to provide a challenge to golfers of any skill level, as well as their bountiful amenities, you’re sure to have a memorable experience.
Experience the Action Up-Close and In-Person
Most of the time, those who watch golf do so on their couches in front of the TV. While great golf is unchanged no matter how you watch it, there’s nothing quite like experiencing golf live and in person.
Sure, golf may not be as action-packed as other sports, but there’s a calmness and intricacy to the sport. If you’d like to truly experience golf, the best way to do so is up close and in person.
Learn from Others
Another really great benefit of watching golf is that you can learn from others.
If you are a golfer yourself, novice or otherwise, watching another person play, especially in person, is a great way to study their moves – learn what to do, or what not to do.
Watching golf in person is a great way to improve your own game by learning through operation from others. Sure, you can learn a little here and there by watching golf on television, but nothing compares to being able to truly study someone’s every move free from camera changes, or presenters who are blocking those intricate moves with their bodies.
Enjoy a Courteous Sport
While golf isn’t entirely free of its own drama and controversy, it’s much calmer than many other popular sports which feature screaming, profanity, and drama – something that not everyone enjoys. There are plenty who prefer the quieter side of sport.
Golf is exactly that sport. In fact, when it comes to golf, the players are well known for being courteous to each another. Players, for example, are typically quiet while other players make their moves.
If you are looking for a sport that is quieter and more artful than most, watching golf live and in person is for you. In fact, even if you think you are not a sports fan, watching golf might just prove you wrong.
Try Something New and Different
One final reason to consider watching local golf when you travel is the fact that, for many, it is a new experience. And, after all, isn’t that what travelling is all about?
Most people you meet have been to a baseball game or a football match, but only a select few have gone to a live golf tournament. If you are someone who enjoys new and different experiences, then local golf tournaments are the perfect opportunity. Even if you have played golf before, nothing quite beats the experience of just sitting back, soaking it all in, and watching it happen in front of your eyes.
As you can see, there are great reasons for watching golf live, and these are just a few. With that said, what are you waiting for? Check out a local golf tournament the next time you travel.
Melanie Lepow is a marketing professional with a penchant for the creative. With an extensive background in travel and lifestyle, she is always finding ways to combine these fields. She was raised in LA and is true beach girl, chronicling her beach bum travel stories from continent to continent for a number of blogs. Melanie reads and writes on all sorts of topics, she has a real interest in world travel lately! She also really loves healthy living, animals and classical music.