Golf is a fun sport that is easy to learn but takes practice and dedication to truly master. The sport requires skills, a good strategy and your undivided concentration. Most players find improvement through regular practice, but unfortunately many golfers end up quitting just when they're starting to see some progress. If you are a beginner at the game and want to get serious, the first thing that you probably will want to do is to purchase your own set of golf clubs. There are many golf clubs for beginners available on the market and choosing one can be a lot of fun, however before you do that here are some tips on what you should look for.

• First of all, if you're just starting out avoid the temptation to grab the most expensive clubs on the market. Sure, the expensive ones are nice, but they're not going to improve your skills any faster. Some players who opt for the top of the line clubs end up relying heavily on their equipment and don't focus as much on improving their technique. Instead, choose a set of golf clubs that is in the middle range so that you will not put as much pressure on yourself to be great from the get go.

• Do you need hybrid or traditional clubs? Choosing between these clubs depends on your swing and experience level. A hybrid golf club set makes golfing a whole lot easier for beginners since they are designed in such a way that hitting the ball will be more accurate. However, if you want to learn the old fashioned way you can opt for the traditional golf clubs. If you use the traditional ones you will be able to appreciate the hybrids later on.

• Get your measurements right. There are certain measurements that should be followed when choosing golf clubs depending on your height. Finding the right size club is important if you want to use proper form. If you need help sizing your clubs you can ask the attendant at any golf pro shop.

• Test the feel of the golf clubs first before purchasing them. You can try out the golf club by swinging it a few times in the store. Most shops will have a special area where you can do this. Take your time when trying them out and don't be pressures by the attendant that's waiting on you. It's always important that you have a set that you're comfortable with.

If you're a beginner, choosing the right set of clubs is one of the first big decisions you'll have to make. With a little bit of research you will be able to find the set that will help give your game a jump start.