Blog

We are always looking for ways to help our members improve their game and learn some tips and tricks along the way. Our blog page features articles that provide valuable information on a wide range of topics for our golf members.

What Sets Burl Oaks Apart From The Rest?

At Burl Oaks Golf Club, we are not your prototypical country club that happens to have a golf course. Our facility is state-of-the-art and focuses solely on golf, while also having space to host events, such as weddings or other parties. If you are interested in joining our golf club, you will have unlimited access to one of the best courses in all of Minnesota. Our close-knit golf club is a community, and we focus on building relationships with each of our members. We want you to improve your golf skills, while also feeling as though you are part of a community. Here, our golf experts at Burl Oaks Golf Club will discuss why you should join our club above others and what sets us apart from the rest.

Read the rest of entry »

Perfecting Your Putts

We all know your putting stroke is arguably your most important golf stroke. You can recover from a poor drive, but it is nearly impossible to recover from a bad putt. When you are on the green, it’s crucial you get your score as low as possible. While the putting stroke important, it’s also the most difficult to master. Even the slightest change in your putting stroke could throw off your putt, negatively impacting your final score. Here, our experts at Burl Oaks Golf Club will discuss the best practices to perfect your putting technique and improve your overall golf game.

Read the rest of entry »

What You Should Incorporate In Your Pre-Shot Routine

As many successful golfers will tell you, the key to long-term success is consistency. Developing routines particular to your golf game is crucial to achieving your goals in the long run. While each athlete will have their own routine specific to their style of play and talents, there are a few things you should keep in mind when developing the routine that works best for you.

Read the rest of entry »

Properly Putting From The Rough

Putting is one of the most difficult, yet important aspects in the game of golf. A putt can make or break your score, especially when it comes to putting from one of the most difficult aspects of the course, the rough. Here, our experts at Burl Oaks Golf Club will go over some techniques to help you when your shot lands in the rough.

Read the rest of entry »

When To Play, Equipment, And More 2019 Rule Changes

Every year a committee breaks down the Rules of Golf and updates them to ensure there are fewer inconsistencies and questions that arise during competitions. Each avid golfer should take the time to review these changes so players and fans of all ages and skill sets can enjoy the game we love. Below, you will find the final update to the 2019 Rules of Golf. For an in-depth analysis, visit this article on the United States Golf Association (USGA) website.

Read the rest of entry »

How Should You Spend National Golf Month?

In some states, golf wanes in the late summer months heading into fall. However, in Minnesota, many continue to golf right up until the first snow hits. We never know how long our winters will last, and many want to get in as much golf as possible.

Read the rest of entry »

How to Increase Your Swing Power

There are many different ways to go about increasing the power of your golf stroke. To increase your swing power, you should practice frequently and use a variety of tools to work on strengthening your swing. Here, our experts at Burl Oaks Golf Club will go over some of the best tools to use when you’re aiming to improve your swing power.

Read the rest of entry »

Areas Of The Course Rule Changes

To clear inconsistencies and questions that inevitably arise every year in the game of golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA) implements and changes rules annually. In order to keep up with the game we all love, fans and golfers of all ages and skill sets should study the new rules every year. Below, you will find a continuation of the updates to the 2019 Rules of Golf. For an in-depth analysis of the new rules and the reasoning behind them, visit this article on the USGA’s site.

Read the rest of entry »

Why You Should Host Your Wedding At Burl Oaks

When you think of your dream wedding, you may envision it happening in front of your loved ones, looking over acres of rolling hills and green grass. At Burl Oaks Golf Club, our premier facilities have hosted scores of weddings and receptions. We offer an array of amenities to ensure your wedding day is as beautiful as you’ve always imagined. Here, we will go over the advantages of hosting your wedding at Burl Oaks.

Read the rest of entry »

Taking Relief: 2019 Golf Rule Changes

In order to clear up any inconsistencies or questions the game of golf has year-to-year, the United States Golf Association (USGA) creates and changes rules to allow the game to be played and understood with more ease. Every avid golfer and fan should take the time to review the changes so we can all properly enjoy the game we love. Below, you will find a continuation of the 2019 changes to the Rules of Golf. For an in-depth analysis of the rule changes, visit this article on USGA’s site.

Read the rest of entry »

© Burl Oaks Golf Club. All Rights Reserved. -