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For the vast majority of us, diving into the clear waters of the Bahamas for conch shell, cooking with space food or making fried chicken at the White House is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. For Chef Tiffany Derry, adventures like these are just her typical Tuesday. The 33-year-old Beaumont native has spent the last 15 years ascending the culinary ladder and …

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Storylines, players, tournaments and topics to watch in 2017 on the PGA and LPGA Tours The AT&T Byron Nelson plays its final year at TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas. We all knew this was coming a few years ago when the announcement was first made about the building of Trinity Forest Golf Club in south Dallas, but many had targeted …

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CHASKA, Minn. – One of the first lessons you learn in journalism school is that a real golf writer keeps his or her personal feelings strictly personal. That means you can be secretly happy when a favorite golfer wins (which I am when Jordan Spieth, Nick Price or Ben Crenshaw ever does) or even glad when a less favorite loses, …

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Exactly one year ago, we were at a complete loss over what to do with our annual Best of Public rankings. 2015 was, by all accounts, a brutal year for the golf course business in the Metroplex, as Mother Nature unleashed a once-in-a-century storm that dumped record amounts of rain across North Texas (and the entire state) for most of …

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Dallas local Julie Fox has the perfect products for your pantry, golf bag and well-being. More than likely, there’s been a time in almost everyone’s life that a good, healthy diet was sought after. Whether it was some sort of New Year’s resolution, encouraged by a doctor, or in conjunction with your fitness routine. However, maintaining those habits aren’t always …

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Trinity Forest Golf Club makes its long anticipated debut this month as the most significant course to open in North Texas since Dallas National and The Vaquero Club began 15 years ago. The Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore par-72 design, located approximately 1½ miles east of 1-45 & Loop 12, features views of downtown Dallas and the neighboring Trinity River, …

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It’s a fairly small, undistinguished grey building amidst a group of other indistinguishable grey buildings in an industrial sprawl in a southwest suburb, with a door that bears barely any logo, and tall, dark glass windows that conceal a minimal storefront. Small might not be the correct word – the building is actually a behemoth, three-story concrete fortress that stretches …

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Grip It Good – A solid grip sets the foundation for everything else in the golf swing By TIM CUSICK   One of the most basic things in the golf swing is often times overlooked. I’m talking about the grip. Golfers take the grip for granted far too often. Outside of impact itself, the grip is the most important part …

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At the end of this month, Team USA and Team Europe will once again clash in (arguably) golf’s most exciting, pressure-packed, rivalry-forming competition – the 41st Ryder Cup. Played this year at Hazeltine National in Minnesota, Team USA, lead by a group of fresh(er) faces on the golf course, and familiar ones in the captains’ chairs, will look to stave …

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It isn’t often that a member of the media or golf business gets to contribute to the game in a truly meaningful way. We all do our part to keep golf alive, but usually our efforts have more of a “strength in numbers” type of effect versus a “one man changing the world” scenario. But when those rare opportunities do …

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