The Essentials of Effective Course Management in Golf

Many golfers who are new to the game – and even some who have been playing for a long time – have no idea what course management is. That can be a problem because proper course management can save several strokes during a round, if not more. Course management is simply the process of making decisions regarding what club to hit and what target to pick based on the course in front of you, your personal capabilities, etc. As you play more and more golf, you will start to develop a course management strategy that you are comfortable with and that is all your own.

The following points are some of the basics of course management. Keep these tips in mind when you are making strategy decisions during your next round –