As we've noted in this space before, it's bad enough to give unsolicited advice to a playing partner on a golf course. It's a different animal of awfulness when that counsel is wrong.
For whatever reason, certain suggestions and tips have become accepted as doctrine, when, in reality, this supposed guidance is anything but. However, because golfers, from weekend warriors to PGA Tour players, have an oversized appetite for improvement, they are willing to try and listen to anything. In short, the desperation to quench this thirst can lead to a mouthful of proverbial sand.
To protect you from falling into this trap, here are nine pieces of bad advice you should ignore on the golf course.