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Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to see which golf clubs passed the test in 2019. As we do every March, AVIDGOLFER ranks and rates every private club in the Metroplex. Over the last several years, renovation has been the name of the game when it comes to some of the heavy hitters in DFW. Courses are constantly evolving in an …

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Full Name: James Conrad Shindler III DOB: July 20, 1988 Wife: Theresa Parents: Jim and Leslie Sister: Jennifer High School: Coppell High School College: Texas A&M Career achievements: Web.com Tour Rex Hospital Open 2017 Champion. 3 mini-tour wins. 2009 NCAA Team National Champion. Career low round: 62 (-10) in competition. Number of Aces: 4 (one of which was in the …

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Selecting the Right Course For Your Event By Cliff Coffelt, PGA General Manager • The Tribute Golf Links at The Colony I want to host a golf tournament in 2019… how quickly can I get everything booked, and what should my budget be?  First steps are picking a course and setting a date. Most courses are re-booking their repeat customers …

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Just over ten years ago . . . Yes, Anthony Kim said, he’d be happy to talk and pose after he hit a few more balls. On a sunny spring day at TPC Las Colinas, on a pre-Nelson Wednesday practice tee crowded with the world’s best golfers, I leaned in close to observe the wonder of the age. Young Mr. …

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2018 was a fantastic year for the PGA TOUR and the game of golf as a whole. Although it wasn’t a popular win, Patrick Reed’s performance at Augusta was dominating. Brooks Koepka captured his second straight US Open and the PGA Championship at Bellerive, and Francisco Molinari was a bit of a surprise winner at the Open Championship. Jordan Spieth …

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Golf clubs, check. Camping gear, check. Two tires, new battery, full tank of gas in the pickup, check, check, check. What could possibly go wrong? If you have traveled with me then you know that calamity lurks around every corner. My travel journals read like what-not-to-do manuals of white-knuckle road trips. Long hours driving alone, preferably at night, with minimal …

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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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