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It’s no secret that the Metroplex has been a hotbed for young golf talent the last few decades. There are easily a half-dozen names that immediately come to mind as incredibly talented young men and women playing on the collegiate and professional circuits. Many of them have been featured right here, in the pages of AVIDGOLFER Magazine. It’s time we …

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It’s January, and we all know what that means – only three months until the PGA Tour rolls into the Lone Star State for a run of six professional tournaments stretching across a roughly eight-week span. The PGA Tour kicks off the golf season in Texas at the Houston Open, before jumping over to the Hill Country for a few …

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TITLEIST 718 T-MB IRONS $280/Club Now available as a full set of irons, the new 718 T-MB irons by Titleist deliver high launch and longer distance while maintaining a compact, muscleback design. Available in 2-iron through 50-degree wedge. www.titleist.com BRIDGESTONE TOUR B GOLF BALLS $44.99 The new line of golf balls from Bridgestone features four models – X, XS, RX …

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Golf has never been simple to master. It’s a complex game with a multitude of moving parts. The swing is a symphony of action, starting deep within the gravitational bounds of the earth and working its way up through the legs, midsection, torso and arms to create power. As with any symphony, if any one of those components is flawed, …

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The proverbial “Top 10 List” is arguably a staple of modern day culture (and, seemingly, about 45 percent of the entire contents of the Internet). Flip through the guide on your television any day of the week, and you can probably find a show with “countdown” in the title, or “best of” in the program description. Websites such as Buzzfeed …

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Last month, the PGA Tour released the 2017-2018 schedule, and while not much changed (it looks like we will have to wait another year or two before the talks of the PGA Championship moving to May and THE PLAYERS moving back to March come to fruition), there are a few new wrinkles that should provide some interest. Here are some …

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In the excitement whirlwind that is DFW’s Golfing Golden Child Jordan Spieth, it may be easy to forget that there is a growing contingent of hungry, talented young golfers from the Lone Star state that are making their own mark on the world of amateur and professional golf. At the amateur level, University of Texas standout Scottie Scheffler earned low …

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These days, every golfer is a gear head. We all have at least one adjustable club in our bag (and most of us have at least two, if not three or four), and can be seen tinkering, tweaking and fiddling with the adjustable components, trying to “dial in” the driver to gain that extra 5-10 yards. Behind all the gear …

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North Texas isn’t just experiencing a boom in growth, it’s a full-on explosion. From the epicenter of Dallas spreading to the outlying suburbs, such as Plano, Frisco, Allen and McKinney, businesses from all over the country are flocking to this newly formed corporate Mecca and setting up shop. Toyota, Liberty Mutual, JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America are joining …

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Bugatti Chiron ▪ $2.5 Million Ultra-modern, incredibly fast, agile and powerful with a stylistically demanding design and the highest possible levels of comfort. This supercar has a 16-cylinder, 4-turbocharger engine that produces a face-peeling 1,500 horsepower and goes 0-60 in 2.4 seconds. However, it is electronically “limited” to a top speed of 261 mph. Available in 8 color combinations. SONY  …

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