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The Volunteers of America are once again sponsoring the metroplex LPGA event in 2018, this time with a new name, new format and an exciting new venue. The Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic will take place April 30 – May 6. The official LPGA tournament will feature 144 of the world’s top players in a four-day stroke-play event, battling …

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Oklahoma architect Tripp Davis has had plenty of successful and positive experiences in his two-decade career as a stellar amateur player who then transitioned to a top architect with plenty of well-respected courses all over the U.S. But this May, he will record another significant first when his Old American Golf Course, which he designed with Dallas native and PGA …

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Well sports fans, it is that time of year again, where those of us here at AVIDGOLFER Magazine get together and ponder the greatness that is the private club industry here in DFW … and bang our heads against the wall until we figure out which of the dozens of awesome clubs is the most awesome (at least for this …

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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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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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