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What Golf Courses Define You?

An interesting thread came up on GCA about golf courses that have defined your golfing life. I thought this would be a good time to reflect on those such courses for me. Here is the extended version. Delhi Hills Par

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Bring a Newbie to the Course Challenge!

Is that really the best title I can come up with? We golfers constantly hear things like, “Grow the Game” and “Golf is Dying” and “How Can We Get Millennials on the Course?”. Personally, I think golf’s demise is greatly

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Ryder Cup Captain’s Picks – Pre Barclays

We’re coming up on what is my favorite golf event: The Ryder Cup. Hell, I allotted two hours of my trip to Minneapolis last year to send time on-site at Hazeltine National just looking at the place. Since I have

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Can We Settle This “Dormie” Thing Once and For All?!

This is going to be the sort of post that only golf nerds care about. Don’t attempt to discuss this topic with someone who couldn’t give two eff’s about golf. So, I’m watching the US Amateur on Saturday when I

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Breaking 80 From the Forwards

This post is dedicated to Ryan Young, aka @Front9Back9. Ryan was an active member of the golf blogosphere and was a regular contributor to the Twitter group known as #GolfChat. Sadly, Ryan passed away a few days ago. He leaves

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Member-Guest Tale of the Tape (2016)

I played in my first Member-Guest tournament recently. When I joined my club, this was the first tournament I wanted to play. Some courses go all out with their Member-Guests in terms of prizes and food/drink options. My club, expectedly,

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On Conceding Putts

Maybe we all need to take a step back and consider that Suzanne Pettersen got this one right. Hear me out. At first, I was outraged, too. Charley Hull turns her back and starts walking off the green. Allison Lee

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