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And if that shirt is a full-fledged button up, with cuffs, collar stays and everything, it’s out-and-out silly, right? It’s 2018, not 1938. It’s the era of souped-up polos with technology we’ve never heard of (I’m sorry, is your golf shirt broadcasting a Wifi signal?), exotic colors and patterns, and cuts so slim even Rickie Fowler looks jacked. There are …

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The charity golf tournament has long been a way to raise money for any number of causes. From high school booster clubs, to various diseases, fallen police officers or wounded veterans, there’s nothing quite like a day on the links for a great cause with friends and some cold beers. AVIDGOLFER does their share of tournaments as well, and we …

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By Art Stricklin The Pinehurst Golf Resort has been in place in the rolling and wooded South Carolina Sand Hills, ever since James Walker Tufts came down from the snowy and cold Northeast and decided this tranquil and scenic area would make a fine place for relaxation and recreation in 1895. Then along comes Donald Ross who teamed with Tufts …

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Breakthrough Golf Technology Stability Putter Shaft $199.99 The Stability Shaft is revolutionizing the way putters are crafted. Available on any putter Breakthrough Golf has designed a shaft that separates itself from the rest by reducing flex and twist upon impact with the ball giving you a straighter putt every time. Simply send your putter into the Breakthrough Golf, they will …

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By Art Stricklin For a state roughly the size of noted golf hotbeds England and Scotland, Wisconsin has done a remarkably good job of producing special public golf resorts for its brief, but spectacular golf season, running from late April to October, possibly early November. First came the Whistling Straits Resort, the Herb Kohler owned, four-course property and five-star American …

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By Art Stricklin and Eli Jordan Country music has long been a staple of southern living. From Luckenbach to San Antonio, from Cheatham Street and Gruene Hall to Billy Bob’s, Waylon, Willie and the boys were the beginning of a music revolution. Country music was eventually thrust into the mainstream with the emergence of mega-stars like George Strait and Garth …

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By Robert Rodriguez The tropics are quiet right now – gone are the days of hurricane-force winds and menacing rainstorms. We hope it stay like that for quite a while, as Mother Nature has shown she can be quite menacing over warm waters. It was heartbreaking to see the destruction left in the wake of these major storms at many …

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Nestled into the suburbs of Keller, lies the majestic Sky Creek Ranch. A beautiful 18-hole course designed by the world-renowned Robert Trent Jones Jr., a man whose courses are synonymous with possessing uniqueness while being environmentally conscious. Sky Creek Ranch’s design and layout is no different from that. The first thing you notice when pulling into Sky Creek ranch is …

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Fun layout at an affordable rate for the Westoplex By: Eli Jordan Weatherford Texas isn’t exactly what you would call a metroplex golf mecca. More known for its peaches, cutting horses and its courthouse, this suburb of Fort Worth gives you the small-town country feel, without having to travel far for your everyday needs. On the east side of town, …

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Whiskey Ranch is crafting great spirits, while preserving Fort Worth’s rich golf history. By Art Stricklin Leonard Firestone never considered himself a Texas golf history restoration devotee, a golf architect or even a whiskey expert, but thankfully, the 10-year Fort Worth resident has become all three and local avid golfers are the grateful recipients. Because Firestone, a California native and …

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