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Top Worldwide Sporting Events for Summer 2017

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With the NBA Finals now over, and the soccer season well and truly finished, many sports fans have retreated for the rest of the year, awaiting their favorites to return. This time of the year can seem like a bit of a drag when it comes to major sporting events. But look a little closer and you can soon see that the sporting calendar still has a lot to offer, especially for those who like to put their money where their mouth is.

One of the most popular times of the year for sports enthusiasts is during the Wimbledon tennis tournament in the U.K. from July 3rd -16th. People placing wagers for sports fans are on fire for these matches, as punters try to guess the match outcomes and the tournaments outright. This year’s men’s singles is set to be exceptionally close, with both Roger Federer and Andy Murray close favorites with 2/1 and 3/1, respectively. If you want to take a slight outside wager then Rafael Nadal is a good option.

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Summer Sports Must-Haves For 2017

Riding Helmet GoproFuturistic technology has infiltrated every aspect of our lives, from how we drive our cars, to how we put meals on the table. So there is no good reason why this wouldn’t feature in our sporting lives, too. Whether it’s a piece of equipment to monitor your everyday activities, or something which enhances your appreciation and motivation for a particular sport, bringing technology and gadgets in can completely change the way you interact with your own fitness. And with summer finally on the horizon, it’s the perfect time to get out there, get sweaty, and let technology lead the way. Here are just a few gadgets which are absolutely perfect for sports lovers everywhere, whether as gifts for yourself or someone else.

Fitbit

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Step Up Your Golf Game

golfpexNobody likes to lose. Even if it’s a casual game with friends, nobody wants to come last. You certainly don’t want to be the guy that everybody has to wait for while you spend half an hour trying to get out of a bunker. Golf is an interesting game, because you can master the basics in a few hours, but then it can take a lifetime to really hone your skills. If your golf game is lacking, then practice is the best way to improve your swing, but there are a few other things that you can try. Here are a few tips to bring your handicap down

Equipment

A bad workman always blames his tools, but in golf, you might be forgiven. The equipment that you use does make a huge difference to your game. The first thing to get right is obviously your clubs. The amount that you should spend depends on how serious you are. If you are playing the occasional friendly game, you still want a decent set but there’s no need to break the bank. But if you are a bit more serious, or play more often, it is worth investing in a more expensive set. Here’s an interesting article on choosing the right clubs.

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How You Can Get Going In Golf

pexels-photo-92858If you are thinking of getting into a new sport, then you might want to consider trying golf. There is plenty that the newcomer can enjoy about this interesting sport, and if you are looking for something which combines physical skill with mental acumen, then this is a great example. Often, people are put off trying to get into golf because the idea of practicing on a real course is intimidating. However, we will see that it is actually relatively straightforward to improve your golf game without such embarrassment – and watching yourself improve in this sport can be a real joy.

Let’s take a look at some of the things you might want to bear in mind if you are going to get into golf.

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Awesome Benefits Of Playing More Golf

golfawesomeGolf is one of the sports that you are either into or not – but there are some compelling reasons why everyone should be hitting the course on a regular basis. Let’s take a look at some of the amazing benefits of starting and playing more golf – and hopefully, we’ll persuade you to take some time out and start making waves on the fairway.

Physical fitness

There’s a lot of walking involved in golf, of course – as long as you avoid cheating and using the golf trucks that are becoming a more common sight on the nation’s courses. And it’s great for keeping you fit and giving you a healthy dose of fresh air But according to healthfitnessrevolution.com, there is more physical exercise involved in golf than you might think. Every swing uses your arms, legs, back and abdomen, and when you consider how many times you smash a ball over 18 holes, it’s clear that golf isn’t just a relaxing stroll in the park. Continue reading

Adam Scott Wins 2013 Masters

adam-scott-mustache-mastersAustralian golfer Adam Scott outlasted Argentinian Angel Cabrera to win the 2013 Masters in a playoff. He becomes the first Aussie to win the golf’s most-prestigious event.

Scott, 32, is best known for his collapse at last year’s British Open and for having Tiger Woods ex-caddie, Stevie Williams by his side.

He can now walk around with a green jacket and instantly gain respect…even if he wears sweatpants (I’m jealous).

For the casual golf fans who only care about Tiger Woods, he finished tied for fourth (-5).

Yes, I know this Adam Scott is not the same as the actor best known for his work on “Parks & Recreation” and “Party Down”, but I love this damn picture so much.