|Virginia Beach is for Golfers!|
Imagine... spending a day playing a few rounds of golf at an award-winning championship golf course, then enjoying a exquisite lunch at one of the many fine restaurants in the area, and finally soaking in the last bit of sun as you casually stroll along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Ahhh… a perfect day at the beach. And it's all possible when you live or vacation at Virginia Beach, VA!
We are proud to offer dozens of championship courses for your enjoyment. From the avid golfer, to those who are just starting out, you’re certain to find the perfect golf experience here in Virginia Beach.
|Virginia Beach Public Golf Courses|
|Miniature Golf - Putt Putt|
Jungle Golf has been providing family fun since 1970. It's so much more than mini-golf and is a total family entertainment center. From the 18-hole jungle-themed putt putt course... to the game room and air-conditioned snack bar, you'll find a great day or night of fun, food, and excitement for your family or group year-round.
22nd Street & Pacific Avenue
Shipwreck Golf at Motorworld
This renovated 36-hole course is the largest and the most challenging in the Virginia Beach resort area. Enjoy the tranquil sounds of waterfalls along with your favorite island music. Enjoy an exciting world of lost ships, caves, waterfalls and other captivating hazards. Open 7 days a week at 10am, March 1st through September. Open weekends year-round weather permitting.
700 South Birdneck Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Pirates's Paradise Mini Golf Couse
Pirate's Paradise Miniature Golf offers a challenging 18-hole mini golf experience with a pirate theme. Pirate's Paradise Miniature Golf also offers: Snack bar with hotdogs and funnel cakes ~Birthday parties on the Pirate Ship~ Corporate Prates ~ Fundraisers ~ Team Building Tournament. We are open From March 1 though November weather permitting, seasonal operation hours vary; June-July-August 9:00am to 2:00am call for details.
22nd and Pacific Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
30th and Pacific Avenue
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
|Buying the Best Golf Clubs for Beginners|
Article By: Jimmy Bonner
A new set of clubs for beginners is really not necessary; in fact the higher end clubs can be a hindrance on your game. Golf is unique in the fact that the sport requires a group of instruments, and equipment to play in full. Many sports like baseball or basketball just require a few items that are used by an entire team. Golf being an individual sport this aspect changes into a need for the right set of clubs.
Golf clubs are broken down into sets of complete or incomplete, as well as irons, woods, drivers, putters, wedges, and hybrids. Golf clubs can be purchased in any combination of the above, but typically for beginners it is good to start with the entire set. Also women's clubs are sold as sets, but typically differ from men's clubs in size. Golf clubs in sets typically come with a bag that has stands on it, so it can rest on itself while you are taking your shots. Also golf sets occasionally will come with tops for the heads, as well as towels, umbrellas, and even balls.
Golf club sets can be purchased at a number of places. In order of price, most expensive to least, you can buy clubs at a pro shop; this will be your most expensive option. You can also buy clubs at sporting good stores, or golf specialty stores. For those bargain shoppers you can purchase a full set of clubs at Wal Mart, or even your local thrift store. For the internet shopper's eBay offers a great selection of new and used golf club sets.
The cost for a set of clubs can vary from less than $100 for an entire set, to over $10,000 for the high end clubs. Typically golfers can buy a decent set of clubs for $400 depending on where they are shopping. High end clubs are often bought in singles, thus making it more costly to purchase a set. One driver can cost over $1,000 at a local pro shop.
The term you get what you pay for isn't true in the world of golf clubs. Unlike cars, or computers, typically golf clubs can be beneficial at a low cost. Further, many prefer cheaper clubs, or used clubs, because they offer a more standard weight and grip. Golf clubs are uniquely made out of several different materials, and can vary depending on a user's preference. The cheaper clubs have a level feel to them, and don't offer too much of any one element. If a beginner spends a large amount of money on an ultra light driver, it could be too light for them to learn the basics of their swing, this actually prohibiting them from learning the basics.
Overall it's important to start off with a modest set of clubs until your game advances to levels that call for new clubs. Plus with all the money you save you can buy your significant other a set, and make a date at the course.
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