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When Hidden Creek first opened for play in 1997, it was a welcome addition to the south Fort Worth/Burleson community. Until then, residents of the area didn’t have many options if they wanted to tee it up. In the 20 years since, Hidden Creek has seen its share of rounds, to the tune of almost 17,000 in 2017 alone. Fair …

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When you first lay eyes on Chef Stefon Rishel, he appears to be a bit of a wild card. His large colored mohawk standing at attention is visible from across the room. In a day where those in the culinary industry make an extra effort to stand out, Chef Rishel certainly fits the bill. This 16-year veteran of the industry …

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As you can tell from this month’s cover, this is a milestone issue for us – issue No. 200. I never expected to get to 200 issues for many reasons. When I started AVIDGOLFER Magazine more 18 years ago, I did it with one goal in mind: to make money. When I was in corporate America, I met with a …

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Given that this month is a special travel issue, I thought I would dedicate this space to some of my favorite places to go. While I have been fortunate to travel to many places to play golf, I primarily stay in our great state of Texas. I love the weekend jaunt, and I know there are many places within a …

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I’m lost, and I need help. Since both of my kids went off to college, I have become a true avid golfer. My weekend routine for golf has become fairly consistent. I hit balls nearly every Friday after work, and then play in my regular group on Saturday afternoons. When I am free for the weekend and get all of …

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Sometimes it pays to be friendly. Since I started in the world of business, I never saw a need to make my competitors my enemies. In fact, I felt the opposite. I always thought it was important to maintain a friendly relationship with my competitors, as we were all facing the same issues. Over the years, I have maintained good …

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