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    How to Stay in Shape Playing Golf

    Golf is fairly unique in that it can be played by people of almost any age and aid in staying fit throughout your life. True golfers understand the absolute joy of the game and the challenges it presents every day. Playing this sport has numerous benefits toward remaining fit and healthy, some of which are […] More

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    12 Reasons to Join Your Local Golf Club

    There are many potential benefits to becoming part of a local golf club other than just playing golf. In effect, you and your family become part of a small, tight knit community. Most clubs in today’s world are focused on families and offer much more than just golf. They strive to provide an opportunity to […] More

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    Great What should pack for a Round of Golf? Food and Snack Ideas

    Imagine this, you’ve just finished the first nine and you scored really well. The second nine wraps up and it was a complete drop-off. It happens. Have you ever wondered why? It might not be the reason you’re thinking and there is a solution. Most people think of hamburgers, hot dogs, and French fries when […] More

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    Why Should Your Kids Learn the Game of Golf?

    Take a moment and ponder about a sport that you can play for your entire life. That sport would be golf. Combine that with the fact that children pick it up easily and you’ve got something good that will last a lifetime. Kids are fast learners and can begin with limited instructions. As a parent, […] More

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    What is the Right Budget and Equipment a Young Golfer?

    Your child has expressed an interest in golf or you have decided that you would like to introduce him or her to golf. The question then becomes, “where do we go from here?” The first thing that you are going to need is equipment for them to start with which will be determined by their […] More

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    How to Tell If You’re Being Cheated During a Round of Golf

    Throughout golf’s entire history, it has had the reputation for integrity and for the most part, that is true. Unfortunately there are certain personalities or personality types that have no hesitation about trying to gain an edge. In this article are some tips for what to look for to hopefully prevent you from being cheated. […] More

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    Golf Tips: Best Strategies for Best Ball Tournaments

    Best ball events are extremely popular when the person or organization that is putting the event on has access to accurate handicap information. As a reminder, all SCGA members have an official handicap. It may be necessary at this point to explain the difference between “best ball” and “scramble.” A scramble is where everyone hits […] More

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    Best Strategies for Scramble Tournaments

    Having played in more scrambles than I can remember on both local and regional levels, I have learned a lot about what makes a good scramble team and the best strategies to use. There are several varieties of scrambles such as “Best Shot Steps Aside,” scrambles involving handicaps, etc. Each has its own little quirks […] More

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    Breaking Down 9 Hole vs. 18 Hole Round of Golf

    The vast majority of golfers today consider golf as an 18-hole game, but it hasn’t always been that way and, as Bob Dylan said, “The Times They Are A-Changin’.” Less than 30 years ago, nine-hole courses in America were very common and there was no stigma attached to that number. The nine-hole round of golf […] More

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    What NOT to say to a Beginning Golfer

    If you do a Google search you will find a lot of advice for people taking up the game, most of it useless and some downright harmful. With that in mind, if you know someone that is taking up golf or has just started playing I wanted to list a few things that you should […] More

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