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What are Artificial Grass Mats Made of? 0

Posted on May 14, 2020 by Tara Berelc

Artificial grass mats have been steadily improving in quality since they were first introduced, primarily because manufacturing technology has improved and the materials used in the process have also become better. There has never been a better time than the present to invest in a high-quality golf mat to help improve your golf game, and to help you score better on the golf course.

What are Artificial Grass Mats Made From?

The most commonly used materials in the manufacture of artificial grass mats are nylon, polypropylene, and polyethylene. Artificial grass has now been manufactured for around 50 years, and it has become much more authentic in its look and feel, because of the improved manufacturing methods and better materials used in making the product.

Polyethylene is the most popular material used for making artificial grass blades, and when used to produce artificial grass, it must be melted down and mixed with coloring agents and additives which are resistant to ultraviolet rays. Polypropylene is used to make the thatch layer of artificial grass, which cushions the turf and provides a supportive layer.

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3 Tips for Finding Reputable Online Throwback Jersey Shop 0

Posted on February 20, 2020 by Bijoy Hembram

What is the easiest and most iconic way to identify with a sport, team, and favorite player? A definite answer is jerseys. Jerseys are timeless clothing that not only allows you to show your allegiance but a fashion statement as well. Jerseys easily identify teams and fans, and if you want to join and kick the thrills a notch higher, you need to invest in quality jerseys. While shopping for jerseys, however, you can easily be overwhelmed as you browse through the extensive pool. From cheaper options, custom options, to current or throwback jerseys, your quest can feel like a daunting task. The good news, however, is that you can now find jerseys, including 49ers throwback jersey to celebrate your all-time favorite online.

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WHAT TO CONSIDER WHEN PURCHASING GOLF TROPHIES 0

Posted on January 14, 2020 by John Harris

Golf has become one of the most popular games in the world. Countries are investing a lot of money into the sport, in a bid to make golfing more popular than it already is.

This is due to the fact that competitions and tournaments have been seen all over the world. These tournaments are distinguished by the quality of the trophies and awards given to the best golfers. The eye-catching high-quality trophies coupled with the great reputation that comes with it gives players the motivation to sign up for more competitions. 

On that note, we are going to look at the various factors you should consider when looking for a golf trophy for your tournament.

Let’s delve into specifics:

  • Pricing

One of the major factors you should consider before purchasing any trophy is pricing. 

Generally, pricing varies from one commodity to the other depending on a variety of factors. Such factors include the type of material used in its manufacture, the demand of the product, the shape of the trophy as well as its design.

First, you’ll need a budget. From there, you can shop around for your preferred golf trophy – a trophy that is distinguished and is also lenient with your pocket. 

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How to Choose the Best Fishing Rod 0

Posted on January 09, 2020 by Ronald Mccarthy

Often overlooked, choosing the right kind of fishing rod is one of the most essential factors if you want to be successful in catching any type of fish. Proper placement of your bait, without spooking fish, can have a significant impact if you want to hook any fish on your fishing rod. Using the wrong rod will not allow you to cast as far or as accurately as possible. Use the right rod with a proper technique, and you can bring in lots of fish to your fish basket. The right rod should not be confused with an expensive one, as it doesn’t matter if you don’t know how to use it properly. Using the wrong rod will make it harder for you to put fish in your Livewell. If you use the wrong rod, you will often confuse snugs, hangs or collisions with a fish bite, which is, frankly, embarrassing for you. Here are a few things you can take into consideration that will help you in buying the best fishing rod for you.

Length

The length of the rod is one of the most important factors you should consider before buying a new fishing rod. These range from small 4 feet rods to long 14 feet ones, but generally, people use anywhere from 6 to 8 feet rods. The general rule is that a short rod casts short distances, while a long rod casts long distances. Shorter rods are used for fishing in close quarters like fishing in a small kayak or a small boat in a pond. Longer rods are generally used for fishing in big open waters. Considering the length of a fishing rod is key if you want to fish in small or big waters.

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Punching Bags – The Different Types to Select From 0

Posted on December 08, 2019 by Sujain Thomas

Sports enthusiasts need multiple practice equipment for training sessions. One of the popular sports equipment is the punching bags, which can cater to various training purposes. To know which type to invest in, you should research on the crucial types.

Are you planning to opt-in for a gym membership? If yes, then you can think about investing and using a punching bag first and then decide on the gym membership. Try and check-out the different types of punching bags available online before you invest.

  1. Freestanding punching bags

The punching bags that are free standing have a base that gets filled with either water or sand. You can move this bag quickly from one place to the other. People often keep it in the storage space, as well. The tall versions usually get designed for kicking and punching workouts. Also, there are heavy freestanding punching bags that come with a bigger base. These bags don’t shift from their place when it gets kicked. It is apt for punching and is opted in for the boxing candidates, both amateurs and professionals.

2. Jumbo or heavy-duty punching bags

Generally, pro sports enthusiasts make use of heavy-duty punching bags for heavy-duty training. The bag has an increased weight and helps to enhance muscle strength and tone. Over some time, the bag will gather strength. You can use then as hanging or freestanding bags. It is ideal if you want to train for strength and enhancing your core muscles. Soon you will be able to give the powerful hits when you practice using this punching bag. 

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The Benefits Of Having The Right Sports Attire 0

Posted on November 22, 2019 by John Harris

The right sports attire when you’re golfing and with any sport in general can make a difference in how well you play. It’s all about having the right level of comfort and wearing the clothing that is going to elevate and help with your performance. So here are some of the benefits that come with having the right sports attire.

Being Comfortable Is Necessary

How you feel when you’re playing a sport is important because if you’re uncomfortable, then it can do a lot more than you think. Clothing is something we all have in our wardrobes, yet we gravitate to certain clothing because we prefer how it feels on the skin. If you’re wearing the wrong shirt or trousers when playing golf, you’ll be too focused on how uncomfortable you feel than playing the holes. So being comfortable when playing a sport is necessary to contribute to a good session, whatever that sport may be. Don’t just go for something that a lot of people wear and instead pick out the clothing that you feel good in and feel at ease. No one wants to feel self-conscious in what they’re wearing either for that matter.

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  • Vintage Athlete of the Month

    • Rocky Colavito: Super Slugger
      March 30, 2020 | 7:24 pm
      Rocky Colavito

      The Sports Then and Now Vintage Athlete of the Month was just the fifth player in Major League Baseball history to have 11 straight seasons with 20 or more home runs, yet could not sustain that greatness long enough to earn a spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

      In some sense, the legend of Rocco “Rocky” Colavito Jr. began long before he ever started pounding home runs at the major league level.

      Born and raised as a New York Yankees fan in The Bronx, Colavito was playing semipro baseball before he was a teenager and dropped out of high school at 16 after his sophomore year to pursue a professional career. The major league rule at the time said a player could not sign with a pro team until his high school class graduated, but after sitting out for one year, Colavito was allowed to sign at age 17.

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