Playing Golf In The Rain

Tuesday, July 19th, 2022
golfing in the rain
Golfing in the rain can be a challenging but rewarding experience. Here are some tips to help you make the most of your round.

Be Prepared

First and foremost, it is important to be prepared when golfing in the rain. Always check the weather beforehand so you know what you need to bring. Having the proper rain gear will keep you dry and comfortable while you golf.

Pack And Dress Accordingly

If it’s going to be a rainy day on the course, you need to pack the appropriate things to get you through the course. The most important items include rain gloves, an umbrella, and waterproof attire. Without gloves, you won’t be able to grip the clubs as well, which will throw off your game more than the rain already will. Wearing waterproof clothing and shoes will keep you dry on the course if you’re willing to spend the extra money on them. If not, consider bringing a change of clothes and extra socks in case you get soaked. Having a waterproof golf bag is not a necessity, but it will ensure everything in your bag stays dry. Extra items that will come in handy during rainy weather are towels, golf balls and scorecards. You never know when you’ll need extras, so it’s good to be prepared.

Adjust To The Course Conditions

When golfing in the rain, it is important to remember that the course conditions will be different than what you’re used to. The ball will travel shorter distances due to the wet ground, so take that into account when making your shots. It is also more difficult to judge how far away the hole is, so use your best judgment. Rushing your shots will only lead to more mistakes. Since golf is a game of precision, taking your time will help you make better shots.


Rain or shine, come play golf with us! To learn more about golfing basics or to take a class, visit the Academy of Golf Dynamics at 1700 Kahala Sunset Drive in Spicewood, Texas. You can reach us at (512) 261-3300 or Send Us An Email for more information.