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Use Your Imagination at the Driving Range

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The driving range is the place for practice so treat it like a practice round. This technique requires three things to work: knowledge of a course and its scorecard, a good imagination, and being honest with yourself.

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We Need to New Golf Slang Term

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Golfers built their own unique vocabulary for certain shots of achievements.  There are some amazing things golfers take credit for when it comes to playing with golf balls.  Through the rich history […]

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5 Ways to Slay Your Golfing Nemesis

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Once you play a golf course three times, there arises one hole that has you number and throws your scorecard down the kitchen garbage disposal.  You will be chugging along hitting your normal shots and then turn the cart path to THAT tee box and your heart drops.  This hole creates more snowmen than a Vermont winter.  After that damn hole, your mental game wobbles near ruins and you struggle to find your groove.

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The 18 Rules to Enjoy a Round of Golf

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Sometimes we lose sight of the purpose of playing golf. It is supposed to be fun god dammit. Everyone should be smiling. Stop taking yourself serious and loosen up. If it ain’t […]

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Golf Shot Visualization: There is No Spoon

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When you replaced the sand trap with the spoon, you removed the trap form your mind and shot profile. Now swing nice and easy to your target, the pin. 

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What is Your Chip Shot Aiming At?

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Too many players do not take time to read the green on their chip. Aim your chip base don the green’s breaks and roll your shot to the pin and not past it.

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Golf in Heaven/Valhalla

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I began to think of what golf in heaven would be like. Common conceptions of heaven is everything is perfect and there is no pain or strife. Most people would think that golf in paradise is every tee shot would be a hole in one. For those who play the game with any level of proficiency, golf is the pursuit of personal excellence not necessarily scorecard perfection. This could mean that a great day is to break 100 for the first time or to sink that one thirty-foot putt or beating your best score or finally mastering a sand shot. I imagined golf in the great beyond more in terms of the Norse Valhalla: a gathering of hackers and aces in an endless enjoyment of the game.

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Book Review

Zen Golf by Dr. Joseph Parent

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Dr. Parent will not be talking about grip position or weight shifting during downswing or ball placement. This book takes on the most difficult element of the game of golf, the mental aspect.

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5 Tips to Remembering Names of Your Foursome

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So there we were on fourth hole tee box and my partner leans over to me in the golf cart and say, What is the name of the guy in the blue […]

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How Do I Review/Rate a Golf Course

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When I started this website, I wanted to share my experiences on golf courses with others to save golfers from wasting afternoons on poor courses.  You should know if a course is […]

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Architects Golf Club is Well Put Together

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Sometimes you don’t want to play one golf course but 18 different golf course in a day or in one round.  Then I have the place for you: Architects Golf Club.  This golf course in Phillipsburg, NJ can use the uncommon descriptive word for a golf course: variety.

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Improve Your Driving Range Ritual to Save Strokes

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To get the most out of the driving range, I find it best to spend half my time practicing chipping. I got tired of flubbing chips or sculling shots across greens. It paid dividends and my score dropped. Why ruin two shots to get you just off the green by having no faith in your chip shot?

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