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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 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 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.

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How to Speed Up a Slow Round

If there’s a slow group in front of you on the golf course, it can be annoying. Or, if you are the one causing the delays, you may start to feel uncomfortable and try to make shots you’re not capable of making, which can cause you to take even longer. If your group is causing delays, there are a few things you can do to speed up the process if you’re not actively competing in a tournament.

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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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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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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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Invest in a Social Membership at Burl Oaks Golf Club

Summertime is in full swing, and it’s a perfect time to start making big summer plans and finding opportunities to get out in the world and make some new connections. If you’re looking for a great place to socialize and have plenty of summer adventures, a golf club is a solid bet.

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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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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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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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