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Would you rather tee it up in temperatures reaching the mid-90s or between 75 and 80 degrees?  We all know the answer to this question.  The average daily temperatures in Dallas – soaring to 96 degrees in July and August, according to weatherspark.com – sound downright painful compared to those blissful 75- to 80-degree summer days in Traverse City, the …

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THE CJ CUP BYRON NELSON The CJ CUP Byron Nelson is happening a couple weeks earlier than normal this year. So, rather than focus our attention on a preview of the tournament as we would normally do, we wanted to spotlight the Salesmanship Club and the Momentous Institute, both of which are critical to the CJ CUP Byron Nelson’s success. …

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North Texas has long presented one of the strongest golfing participation rates in the country, and Dallas has been ranked No. 4 among the 10 Best Golf Cities in America by GOLF Magazine based on the number of quality courses, affordability and weather.  But when the summer temperatures top out in excess of 100 degrees, where can these highly educated …

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Although it is currently wintertime for golfers in Texas, now is the time to train at the gym to build strength during the offseason. The golf world now has a heavy focus on improving strength and the transfer of power into the golf swing, with more golfers now driving the ball further down the fairway. Along with improving mobility and …

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Best Overall Country Club 2024 Once again for 2024, Northwood Club holds AVIDGOLFER’s top spot for best country club in the Metroplex. Northwood has everything, from its modern, beautiful clubhouse to a world-class golf course. Conditions are always stupendous, with its rolling parkland architecture and one of the most scenic tee shots you will find in the state, the par-5 …

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Options Make For A Better Tournament  By Victoria Edwards • Director of Sales, Cowboys Golf Club When given a variety of course options to hold a tournament, what factors should I consider? The size of the outing and projected number of participants, their abilities and skill levels should be taken into consideration. And, since most golfers enjoy eating and drinking …

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Twenty-five years is a long time. It works out to 300 months, a little over 1,300 weeks, 9,131 days, 219,144 hours, 13,148,640 minutes and 788,918,400 seconds.  In a quarter century, AVIDGOLFER Magazine has evolved, grown and expanded with the Metroplex golf landscape. In that time, AG has delivered hundreds of thousands of magazines to courses around the area, as well …

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If you have been paying attention, then you are aware this is the 25th anniversary of the publication. For those 25 years, we have given our readers the Best of Public Golf rankings. Every year, our staff sits down and discusses (sometimes ad nauseum) where we think each course should be ranked based on any number of criteria. We try …

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Football and golf. Both are immensely popular in the south, especially during the fall months as the weather cools and courses green up with the season. If you are a fan of the pigskin and chasing the white-ball, then AVIDGOLFER has the perfect way to embark on a football/golf adventure. From the Metroplex, to the Hill Country and the wind-swept …

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The Ascendent LPGA Benefitting Volunteers of America is back at The Golf Clubs at The Tribute in 2023. Old American Golf Club will be the host course of the longest running Official LPGA Tour event in Texas, with players vying for a $1,800,000 purse. The tournament mission is to be the premiere event in North Texas, serve as champions of …

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