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How to play from a Divot

How to play from a Divot

How to play from a Divot is a short golf blog post explaining the theory of escaping this horrific lie. We have all been there. You hit your tee shot straight down the middle of the fairway only to find that your ball has ended up in a divot. Is this the end of a…
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How to Aim

How to Aim

How to Aim is a short golf blog post that looks at the correct way to aim once on the course. On the golf course, you will see lots of players with the top equipment. Each of them hoping for a technological miracle while most of them have one simple thing in common. The rarest…
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5 Injuries in Golf

5 injuries in golf

5 injuries in golf is a short golf blog post that looks at the most common injuries in golf. Before anybody tells you that golf is not a sport, believe me, it is. Like with every other sport, golf is also crawling with potential injuries. Some of them can be minor and others may take…
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The Best Golf Biographies

The Best Golf Biographies

The Best Golf Biographies is a short golf blog post that looks at my favourite biographies of golfing legends. I know that, in the past, I have written a golf book blog, but this one concentrates on Biographies & Autobiographies. A list of my Top Ten Biographies/Autobiographies Peter Alliss – My Life From a successful…
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150th Open Events

150th Open Events

150th Open Events is a short golf blog post that takes a look at the most eagerly awaited golf tournament in 2022. The run up to this golf tournament has been amazing. There have been so many events in and around the city of St Andrews in the last few months. The R&A Celebration of…
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Graeme Baxter - No.1 Golf Artist

Graeme Baxter – Golf Artist

Graeme Baxter – Golf Artist is a short golf blog post that takes a look at the world’s best golf artist. He may be well known as the best golf artist in the world, but who is Graeme Baxter? A little background Born in Scotland in 1958, Graeme was brought up in Bishopbriggs in Glasgow.…
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How to repair a pitch mark

How to repair a pitch mark is a short golf blog post that explains the correct way and the wrong way to repair your damage. Pitch mark statistics A pitch mark that is repaired within 5 minutes will recover in less than 24 hours. However, if a pitch mark is unrepaired after 10 minutes it…
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How to rake a bunker

How to rake a bunker

How to rake a bunker is a short golf blog post that looks at the does and don’ts of raking the sand. Prepare yourself properly To start with, prepare yourself properly. When you are approaching the bunker, choose where your entry point is going to be. (This may not always be the lowest part of…
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Disabled Golf

Disabled Golf

Disabled Golf is a short golf blog post that takes a look at the world of golf for those golfers with disabilities. To start with, golf is a game for everyone! It doesn’t matter about your age, sexual orientation or even physical condition. Even when you are physically challenged in whatever way, golf is there…
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John Rattray and the Rules of Golf

John Rattray and the Rules of Golf

John Rattray and the Rules of Golf is a short golf blog post explaining who John Rattray was and his link to the rules of Golf. So, Who exactly was John Rattray? John Rattray, 1707-1771 He was born into the Clan Rattray in 1707 and lived in Craighall castle near Blairgowrie & Rattray. After his…
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