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August is famous for being hot, Texas hot, and this year has given us many 100-plus degree days already. Even the Old Farmer’s Almanac recognizes the legendary dog days of summer to be deep in the heart of August. So it’s no surprise that the question I hear a lot around the club these days is what are the top …

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The golf swing requires many movements that come from varying areas of the body. Specifically, the golf swing requires movements to follow a pattern referred to as a kinematic sequence.  Kinematic Sequence  Hips → Trunk → Arms → Club To successfully achieve the kinematic sequence, our bodies must have the ability to separate movements of the joints involved. This is …

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Given the lack of new car inventory and pre-owned models are still in major play, we decided to check out a blast from the recent past; a 2019 Jaguar F-TYPE P340 with only 14,000 miles. It’s one of my favorite rides. Occasionally, a blissful aligning of planets occurs in the car industry. This exquisite model grants nearly every gearhead’s wish …

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To perform a technically sound swing, the lower and upper bodies need to be able to disassociate from one another. For the lower body to disassociate, however, the upper body must be stable enough to support itself independently or it becomes nearly impossible for the club to return on the same impact plane line initiated during the backswing. Variations in …

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Most available vehicles are attractive to their targeted demographic, yet the time it requires whittling down the multitudes of optional equipment can be a mighty undertaking. The mind-numbing array of options can enthrall and befuddle even the most discerning luxury car buyer. Heaps of available upgrades pepper the senses and sticker price in this lofty segment, as auto manufacturers continually …

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If you have been a regular reader of AVIDGOLFER, then you are likely familiar with the name Stefon Rishel. We have featured several of his restaurants in the publication over the years, including Wishbone and Flynt, which has been one of Fort Worth’s most talked about restaurants since it opened in January 2020. Now, Rishel and his investors, the Trident …

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A good golf swing has many moving parts and requires much from the body. But before the body can perform a technically sound swing, it must be able to physically handle all that is required. In particular, the body must be stable enough to generate and transfer major energy. It must also be stable enough to promote mobility. You can’t …

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If you run among Texas pitmasters, then you often hear about the “King of Texas Barbecue.” While many may default to brisket as the title holder, the real ones know that the true mother of all cooks is the beef rib. Also known to many as short ribs or plate ribs, these colossal bone-in big daddy’s are the undisputed flavor …

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For years, Volvo’s much-deserved claim to fame was its peerless safety features, rather than sexy lines, as the boxy rides resembled rolling security-laden refrigerators. Not the most alluring silhouettes, but at least you had a great chance of arriving in one piece.  Thankfully, Volvo designers have heard the shouts of customers demanding their safety in beautiful packages. Good on them. …

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We’re all guilty of rushing to a celebratory round of drinks with friends after playing a round, but by skipping a simple stretch routine we’re inhibiting our long-term ability to perform well on the course. The science behind stretching is sound, and the athletic community now knows that static stretching after physical activity is as important as the activity itself. …

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