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postheadericon How to Calculate Your Golf Handicap

How to Calculate Your Golf Handicap

Three Parts:Calculating Your Handicap IndexCalculating Your Course HandicapImproving Your HandicapCommunity Q&A The golf handicap was introduced in 1911 to allow golfers of differing abilities to play together in a relatively evenly-matched way. Knowing your Handicap Index will allow you to determine what your Course Handicap should be for the specific golf course on which you’re playing. When you and your golfing partner(s) have determined your specific Course Handicaps, you can then tally your final scores in such a way that you can compare them fairly, even if you play at…

postheadericon How to Calculate the Games Back Number for a Sports Teams Standings

How to Calculate the Games Back Number for a Sports Teams Standings

Ever been looking into the sports paper, and notice your team is in second place or first place, and how do they determine what place your team is in? This article will tell you how the newspapers and sports analysts determine the placement of a team (in calculating the games back) number. 1 Play the required games for the teams involved. Keep track. 2 Locate the Win-Loss record standings information. Whether this information lay online or in a daily newspaper, make sure has all the teams you’re looking to obtain…

postheadericon How to Add More Power to Your Golf Swing

How to Add More Power to Your Golf Swing

Tired of hitting the ball with your driver and have it go as far as your five iron? You don’t have to settle with drives like that any longer. 1 Your hips are the the key to new power. At the top of your backswing, make your first move a kind of a “bump” with your hips. http://pad2.whstatic.com/images/thumb/3/39/Add-More-Power-to-Your-Golf-Swing-Step-1-preview-Version-2.jpg/550px-Add-More-Power-to-Your-Golf-Swing-Step-1-preview-Version-2.jpg http://pad3.whstatic.com/images/thumb/3/39/Add-More-Power-to-Your-Golf-Swing-Step-1-preview-Version-2.jpg/300px-Add-More-Power-to-Your-Golf-Swing-Step-1-preview-Version-2.jpg /6/6d/Add More Power to Your Golf Swing Step 1 Version 2.360p.mp4 2 Turn your hips towards the target fully as fast as possible while holding your shoulders back as long as…

postheadericon How to Calculate Basal Metabolic Rate

How to Calculate Basal Metabolic Rate

Three Methods:BMR CalculatorsCalculating BMR in MenCalculating BMR in WomenCommunity Q&A If you’re trying to lose, maintain, or gain weight, it’s a good idea to start by calculating your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR). Your basal metabolism is the amount of energy your body uses when it is completely at rest – it’s simply the energy needed to operate your organs and keep you alive each day without taking any physical activity in to account. Your BMR is affected by a large number of variables – gender, age, height and weight are…

postheadericon How to Calculate a Golf Course Handicap

How to Calculate a Golf Course Handicap

Three Parts:Calculating Your Handicap DifferentialCalculating Your Handicap IndexCalculating a Course HandicapCommunity Q&A A golf handicap is a number that describes the difference between a particular golfer’s ability and the standard score, and the handicap system allows amateur golfers of differing skill levels to compete on more even terms. The lower a handicap, the better a player is compared to someone with a higher one. To determine a handicap for a specific course, you first need to calculate your handicap differential, from which you can calculate your handicap index, and this…

postheadericon How to Buy Your Way onto a Mount Everest Expedition

How to Buy Your Way onto a Mount Everest Expedition

Two Parts:Comparing Expedition Companies and Booking the ExpeditionPreparing Mentally and Physically for the ExpeditionCommunity Q&A Mount Everest, in the Himalayas (on the border of Nepal and China) is the highest mountain above sea level. Climbing Mount Everest represents the ultimate challenge for a climber, and was once scaled only by the most expert mountaineers. Today, however, if you know how to buy your way onto a Mount Everest expedition, it is possible for a less experienced climber to scale the mountain with the help of experienced mountain guides and sherpas….

postheadericon How to Buy the Perfect Treadmill

How to Buy the Perfect Treadmill

Three Methods:Perfect Treadmill Features for RunnersPerfect Treadmill Features for WalkersPerfect Treadmill Features for Weight Loss TrainingCommunity Q&A If you are planning on buying a treadmill, there are several factors you should take into consideration to make sure you choose a treadmill that is perfect for you. Some treadmills contain powerful motors for dedicated runners, whereas other treadmills will provide heart rate monitors for those who want to focus on losing weight. You may also want to buy a treadmill that contains additional features such as entertainment or intricate programmable workout…

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How to Buy NBA Finals Tickets

The NBA finals are a “best of 7” series where the winner of the Eastern Conference and Western Conference play each other for the NBA championship title. With 30 teams, it can be difficult to tell who will be in the finals this year. Many people wait until their team has qualified for the finals before seeking out tickets, while other loyal fans are willing to buy season tickets for the increased likelihood that they will have access to seats in the finals. Many tickets are resold, which means people…

postheadericon How to Buy Los Angeles Lakers Tickets

How to Buy Los Angeles Lakers Tickets

Four Methods:Season TicketsSingle Game TicketsGroup TicketsTicket ExchangeCommunity Q&A The Los Angeles Lakers are a professional basketball team that plays at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. There are many options for buying tickets to watch a Los Angeles Lakers basketball game. Season tickets allow you to buy a seat at the Staples Center and watch every home game played by the Lakers. Single game tickets are available if there is a particular game that you would like to watch. Group tickets are available if you are planning on watching a…

postheadericon How to Buy Golf Clubs Online

How to Buy Golf Clubs Online

Buying golf clubs online can be a great way to find the clubs you want at the best price. But beware sometimes everything is not what it seems. Know how to protect yourself in making the best purchase. 1 Buy golf clubs online as it can be a great way to expand the choices you have and save a lot of money versus buying golf clubs at a high end pro shop. But, you need to understand the risks of buying online. Aside from the scams and fraudulent site that…