Course Review

Centennial Golf Club Offers Up & Down & Up Again Golf

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I have wanted to play Centennial Golf Club for a several years.  The course is made up of three 9 hole courses: Meadows, Lakes, and Fairways.  The course is carved into the hills of Carmel, NY and offers some great views of the area. 

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Scotland Run Golf Club is Picturesque but There is a Trap

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Scotland Run Golf Club offers some great views through the course.  The course has strategically placed cranes, tractors and even an airplane (more off this later) is traps to rust. Sounds weird but somehow it worst to add to the chair of the course.  The greens can be defined as hilly or even roller coaster like depending on what side of the break you land on compared to the hole location.

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Charity Golf Tournament Tips: Sponsor

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Charity golf tournaments are a great way to raise money and awareness for your organization or cause.  I have chaired the Greater Washington Business Aviation Association’s golf tournament for the past nine years.  We raise money for the organization and the Aero Club of Washington Foundation and the Corporate Angel Network.  In the years, I have seen different approaches from sponsors sitting at the holes to interact with golfers.  I wanted to share some tips to make the most of this opportunity.

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Bruce Lee Can Save a Bad Round of Golf

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Looking at these techniques, how can we apply them to a bad hole in golf?  I don’t mean to take your vengeance physically on the hole.  If we treat the bad hole as the attacker on our enjoyment of the round and positive mental state, how can we combat that attack?

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Product Review

What the Hell is a Baffler Golf Club?

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Cobra is not at the top of my list for desired hybrids or other golf clubs. The reason this golf club is in my bag is because of its unique loft as a 7H at 31°.   I was looking for a hybrid to hit with some good loft like a wedge. My family passed around, Callaway War Bird 7 Wood through the years.  That club was excellent for 180 yard par 3s with its great distance and straight drop at the end of its flight.

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What to Do if You Forgot How to Play Golf

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There is terrible affliction that robs the golfer of all knowledge of how to hit and the physical coordination to strike a golf ball purely.  It robs them of years of technique, practice, and most importantly confidence. There are no tells of its approach and the only sign of its infection is a confused look on the face or repeated staring at your club after each terrible shot.  It is the Voldemort of golf and we dare to speak its name….the y!ps.

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Top 4 Golf Mind Games to Play Against Your Enemy

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Today, I would like to dive into the dark side of golf.  Golf is a sport which means there is competition and sometimes money rides on that competition.  As we learn by paying attention to modern professional sports, every advantage should be used to win.  Sometimes, you don’t need a physical advantage but play a few golf mind games to get the best of your opponent.

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The Unwritten Rules of Golf

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The USGA rule book is one of the most quoted and feared books in the game of golf.  We all want to play by the rules but we don’t always want to know if we are breaking any rules that result in stroke and distance. (Damn you OB and white stakes).  There are however unwritten rules of golf that are not written down but rather passed down.  These are the unwritten rules of golf my dad taught me.

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Harbor Pines Golf Club Course Review

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The Jersey shore is a great place for summer memories.  I remember the boardwalk games and rides, playing in the open for hours, fish and chips from Campbells Seafood and feeding the […]

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The Only Area of Your Golf Game to Save 9 Strokes

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There are merits to each but here is why the correct answer is SHORT GAME.  Let’s first define short game as anything within 50 yards of the green and this includes green side bunkers.  You work your hardest to cover 300+ yards in was few strokes as possible an then hope for the best?  Short game takes touch, finesse, strategy, and foresight.

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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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