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Minneapolis Golf Trip or The Culmination of a Year’s Work – Part 3 – Singles Match

By the fourth and final day of my trip, I was starting to feel some fatigue. 90 holes; 48 miles of walking; hundreds of strokes. Add to it that I was starting to feel the oncoming of a cold I

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Canterbury Golf Club. Or, I Forget How to Play Golf at an Inopportune Time Again

I have had 3 rounds in my life where I have tensed up so badly that I forgot how to play golf. The first was at Clovernook Country Club in 2007. Perhaps it was intimidation of playing a private club

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Miami Valley Golf Club – Dayton, OH

I had the pleasure to play Miami Valley Golf Club recently. I believe that makes my first official full 18 of a Donald Ross course. I believe it is also the first course I have played that has hosted a

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Losantiville Country Club – Cincinnati, OH

The real title of this post should be My First Time Playing With a Caddie. For varying personal reasons, golf has had to take a back seat lately. However, when I was presented with the opportunity to play Losantiville Country

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Hamilton Elks Golf Club – Hamilton, OH

Around the Cincinnati area, there have been a few private courses who have been opening their doors slightly ajar to allow outside play. Beckett Ridge Country Club in West Chester and Snow Hill Country Club in New Vienna are full

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Brown’s Run Country Club – Middletown, OH

As an alumnus of Miami Unversity, I have always wanted to play Brown’s Run Country Club. A private club three miles north of Middletown, OH, Browns Run was the last link in my effort to play all the golf courses

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Western Hills Country Club – Cincinnati, OH

Disclaimer: I wrote this post back in June of 2008 under a different blog. My round at Western Hills Country Club remains one of my favorite rounds of golf ever. So, I’m moving this post to this blog. Enjoy! You

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