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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.

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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Planning A Corporate Golfing Event

Is your business or other organization planning an event to bring everyone together? Have you considered hosting a golfing event for this purpose? Business organizations of all kinds use golf events to build morale, teamwork, raise money, and more. If you are in the Twin Cities or the surrounding area, you have a plethora of choices when it comes to finding a golf club to host your event. However, Burl Oaks Golf Club in Minnetrista has several benefits that put it a step above the rest. No matter if your golf event for your government agency, business corporation, church, or other organization is looking to simply build morale or raise money for an event, you need a dedicated team to put everything together.

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Minnesota’s 2020 Summer Golf Events

Every year, the state of Minnesota holds several major golf events for amateurs and those hoping to make a splash in the PGA. Our beautiful course at Burl Oaks Golf Club is one of the countless courses throughout the state that play host to major events. As the best golf club in the Twin Cities metro area, we take great pride in showcasing our course’s beauty and amenities to every guest who comes to our course. Throughout each golf season, which typically lasts from late spring to early fall, we post several golf events, and here, our golf professionals will discuss the events we host, as well as several around the state.

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How Simplifying Your Approach Can Help You Improve Your Game

Just as much of a skills game, the game of golf is a mental game. The sport itself can drive you crazy if you cannot control the negative thoughts or doubts you have about your game, the chances are that your game will be adversely affected. Being able to master your thoughts and swing in one fail swoop is an easy way to bring yourself more success, but it is no easy feat. It takes a great deal of practice and patience to find the right balance to improve your golf game. There are a variety of ways you can slow down your game and simplify it, so you can see extended success and continue to develop your skills to the level you want to reach. Here, our golf experts at Burl Oaks Golf Club will discuss ways you should consider simplifying your golf game to attain better results.

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Effectively Practicing With Your Wedges

One of the most difficult shots to learn in the game of golf is a wedge shot of any distance. Unlike a full shot, like a drive, putt, or a hit with one of your irons, a shot with your wedges isn’t a full swing. It is supposed to make up the little distance needed between your last full shot and the green. Training yourself how to properly measure the distance, control your shot, and have successful shots with your wedges is critical in lowering your score and makes a huge difference between making par and hitting shots that will negatively impact your score, like bogeys.

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