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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.

How to Have More Fun Playing Golf

If you’re looking for ways to improve your golf game, you’ll find no shortage of great resources online from blog posts to YouTube videos. But what about those of us who are looking for more ways to have fun on the green?

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History of Women on the Golf Course

The idea that golf is a men’s sport can be seen in almost any department store just before Father’s Day every year. If you look around long enough, you’ll most likely find a decent selection of golf-themed men’s gifts from picture frames to golf ball ties and socks. But if you’re looking for golf-themed Mother’s Day gifts, you’ll probably have to scour the Internet to find them.

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Ideas for Improving Your Golf Workout

If you’re looking to improve your golf game, there are plenty of places you should start. Of course, it’s always a good idea to have the best equipment from golf shoes to clubs. And you’ll want to spend plenty of time on the driving range and golf course. If you could use extra guidance, golf lessons are a good bet. But far too many golfers overlook one important step to improving their posture and distance: exercise!

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Beautiful Golf Courses Around the World

If you’re like us, you dream of traveling the world and checking out some of the world’s most beautiful golf courses in the process. Of course, there’s no better way to improve your drive than with professional golf lessons and plenty of practice at Burl Oaks Golf Club!

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How to Get the Perfect Grip

When you golf with someone who spends a lot of time on the golf course, they can make everything look easy. But when you’re just getting into your groove as a golfer, things other players take for granted can seem confusing or even complicated. One area many golfers struggle with in the beginning is gripping the club. Trouble gripping correctly can feel awkward and even contribute to disappointing golf course performance.

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How to Get Perfect Golf Posture Now

How is your golf posture? Do you find yourself hitting inconsistent shots? Perhaps you feel your balance and stability isn’t what it should be when you’re hitting the golf ball. On the driving range at Burl Oaks Golf Club, posture is one of the primary concerns among amateur golfers. If you need help getting your posture ready for the golf course, you’re not alone.

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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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