Comparing Tennis Vs. Golf

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Tennis vs. Golf I 'm going to compare tennis to golf to reveal the similarities and differences between the two sports. I think you will be surprised how similar they are. They both depend on the swing of your body; grips of your hands, the strike zone of the ball and both are a mental game. Tennis and golf are also very different in many ways. The types of balls used to play the game, materials used to make the balls and equipment used to hit the balls. Tennis is a team sport and an individual sport. But golf is primarily a single player against the golf course. The exertion level differs by sport. Both sports are challenged by weather and attire. I 'm writing this essay because I had played golf for many years before I switched over to play tennis, so I have experience from both sides of the field. My desire is to present this information so that you will see a new point of view of two great sports. Tennis and golf have many things in common, but I 'm only going to go through a few examples. The first example is how they both depend on the swing of the body. In tennis, you use your legs as a base and bend your knees to get low to the ground. The bend of the knees gets your body balanced, and you have the power to explode on the ball. Your arms stay and swing out in front of the body. If you bring your arms in, it takes power away from your shot. Also in the arms you roll your wrist to give it topspin or backspin. When you put all those together, you make an accurate shot on the court. In golf, your legs are shoulder length apart and slight bend your knees to make a sturdy base. Your arms are straight and out in front of you. With your wrist if you flick it you "chip" the ball that gives it backspin. As with ten... ... middle of paper ... ...dition of the grass on the golf course determines the season for golf. Golf courses require male or female to wear a collared shirt. All players must wear shorts, skirt or pants on the course. Shorts and skirts must be knee length. Golf shoes must also be worn on the course. Golf shoes have tiny spikes to help with grip. Both tennis and golf are great sports, and both of them required a lot of time and mental endurance. Tennis and golf should get the acknowledgement they really need to receive. Most people don 't count them as a sport, but they are wrong. My personal option is that tennis is the better sport out of the two because I enjoy how you can feel the team support when you play. For example, when you have a tough tennis match to play, you can feel your team watching you and cheering for you. Golf is a great sport too but, I enjoy playing tennis more.

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