Temparatures on Wimbledon's Centre Court are expected to nudge 25 degrees Celsius over the next two weeks, and those conditions will likely remain similar on golf courses dotted around the United Kingdom.
Whatever outdoor sport you are playing this summer, you can't possibly expect to perform at your best when it's a scorcher out there.
Here's a few tips on how you can keep cool on the course to help you shoot lower scores...
#1 - AVOID DEHYDRATION
It’s important to drink plenty of fluid when you play golf in the heat. Exposure to high temperatures for up to five hours will do you nor your golf game any good.
Consume at least three to four litres of water or squash to keep your body temperature at a reasonable level.
A small tin of fizzy pop from the pro-shop isn't enough.
Fill at least a couple of empty soft drink or mixer bottles with plain or flavoured water to take with you to the first tee. And if you can afford to do so, drop by the halfway house or drinks cart to re-load those fluids whenever you can.