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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 Is Proper Golf Etiquette?

It’s no secret that golf is one of the oldest, most respected sports in the world. With that, you probably already know that there’s a set of rules and common etiquette that golfers are expected to follow, especially at country clubs or with older golfers who grew up and found their love for the game when proper golf etiquette was at the forefront of every golfer’s mind. However, if you’re new to the game or learned it from a loved one outside of a country club where things are set in stone, you might not know some of these common etiquette expectations.

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Habits to Improve Your Golf Game

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to the game of golf, there are always improvements to be made to your game. These could be anything from slight mechanical adjustments to a change in attitude and your approach to the game. At Burl Oaks Golf Club, our golf professionals are experienced pros and can help you work through any issues you might be having in your golf game. No matter what you think your game’s weakness is, we’re here to help. While there are plenty of mechanical changes that you can make to improve your game, today we’re going to talk about your mental approach to the game.

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Using Golf for Business Networking

If you’re in the business world, you know how important it is to make connections and grow your social network. By forging connections and building personal and professional relationships, you can rest assured knowing you have people on your side through both business and personal happenings. When it comes to business, one of the best places to build these relationships and enjoy a nice day out is a golf club or course. Even if you’re not a great golfer, how you play, and the way you present yourself when playing with others will go a long way toward helping you forge these relationships.

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Getting Prepared for Fall Golf

Golf is popular in Minnesota, virtually year-round, except for the frigid winter months. However, as the weather turns colder in the fall months, it’s crucial to prepare yourself and gear for the weather changes. Taking care of yourself and equipment will ensure you get the most out of your fall season, while also staying healthy and keeping your gear in good shape for the upcoming spring and summer seasons that will likely be busier than the fall.

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Why Should You Host Your Private Party At Burl Oaks

At Burl Oaks Golf Club, we have several amenities and facilities that play host to high-end events for our members and community members. While you may think of a community center, church basement, or rental hall as the perfect place to host a private party, a golf club is just as good of, if not a better location. No matter what event you’re hosting, you want it to be memorable and stand apart from other events in the area, but how do you go about this? It can get expensive to rent a facility, hire a catering staff, pay for decorations, and more. But what if you could get all of those things easily? At Burl Oaks, we host a variety of events where our members have access to our state-of-the-art facilities and top-notch culinary staff. Here, our team will explain more about why you should host your event at our facility.

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How Do We Keep Our Course In Pristine Condition?

Maintaining a golf course is a great deal of work, but our experts at Burl Oaks Golf Club know the best practices to keep the course in pristine condition. A variety of factors have to be taken into account when you’re in charge of golf course management. Our team of professionals knows these practices better than anyone, and that’s why we are home to one of the best golf courses in all of the Upper Midwest. We keep a strict maintenance schedule to ensure our workers don’t interfere with our members while they’re out on our course. So, what are some of the actions we take to keep our course in tip-top shape?

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What Sets Our Practice Facilities Apart?

Most golf clubs have several services available to help their members and community improve their golf skills. However, at Burl Oaks Golf Club, our practice facilities are far superior to other courses due to our expansive premises and dedicated staff. On our staff, we have licensed golf professionals who are there to offer support and tips to help you and all other members improve their golf game. We have several practice areas ready and available for you to work on your game and play at your leisure. Here, our golf professionals at Burl Oaks Golf Club will discuss what sets our practice facilities apart from the rest.

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What Are The Perks Of Becoming A Member At Burl Oaks?

Are you looking to join a close-knit golf community where you can hone your skills and make friends with people who share your passion for golf? If so, consider becoming a member at Burl Oaks Golf Club. Not only will you have access to the best golf course in the Twin Cities metro, but you also can host events, have lunch or dinner, and much more. Other golf clubs focus on things outside of golf and call themselves country clubs. However, at Burl Oaks, golf is our priority, and we encourage you to join our club if you think our club is right for you. Here, our golf professionals will discuss the benefits of joining our club as a member, and we’ll show you why we’re truly the best.

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Why Should You Join Our Junior Golf Program?

Finding a junior golf program to help kids develop their skills and grow in their love of golf can be difficult, but at Burl Oaks Golf Club, you can find the mentorship and lessons your kids need to improve their skills. At our club, we’re not like other country clubs. We don’t have other prominent features that other people think of when they think of a golf club. We focus on golf and building community, which is why we have areas where you can dine with your friends and family or host events, like a wedding. We believe golf teaches everyone important lessons, like respect and relationship building, and we incorporate these lessons into our Junior Golf Program.

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Tips To Stop Pulling Your Shots

It happens to us all at some point; we develop habits in our golf game that lead to us pulling shots, which negatively impacts our scores and results. If you have started to pull your golf shots and can’t figure out how to correct your swing on your own, you should consult with a golf professional to learn new tips. Though pulling your shots may drive you crazy, the problem can be fixed in a short time through diligent work. Our golf professionals at Burl Oaks Golf Club can give you tips to correct your shots to improve your overall score. Here, we will discuss some of these strategies and how you can work at them both at home and on the course.

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