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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How Do We Keep Our Greens In Such Good Condition?

Perfect putting greens are every golfer’s dream. They can make or break a shot, ultimately affecting the score and outcome of a competition. Creating the perfect green is complicated and involves many factors, such as proper hydration, fertilization, cultivation, mowing, and many other aspects.

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2019 Golf Rule Changes: Ball At Rest & In Motion Rule Changes

Every year, there are updates to the Rules of Golf. The USGA breaks down the new regulations and the reasoning for them on their site, allowing players and fans of all ages and skill levels to learn the tiny details of the game they love.

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How to Plan a Corporate Golfing Event

As you plan your corporate golf event, try to plan the event months in advance, form a golf committee to help you with the details, decide the number of people that will attend, and work with the event coordinator at the golf club.

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