|When you step onto the first tee for a match with a new
opponent or partner it is really common practice to check out his or her
equipment and in doing so learn quite a bit about your upcoming round of golf.
well worn carry bag tells one story, while the sparkling new cart bag says
If he or she is using a trolley is it push or pull. What kind of
condition is it, does it roll smooth or does it have a worn wheel or bearing
that is going to give off an annoying little squeal with each step the player
How about his ball of choice ? Is he pulling out a single premium ball
or breaking out a new sleeve of XXX outs.
And the clubs, are they well
worn players clubs or shiny new department store specials.
All these things tell
their own tale and when put together can fill you with expectations about you
upcoming round. But nothing in the players bag tells you more than the presence
of a rake style golf ball retriever and you have inventor Mildred G.
Zimmers to thank for that.