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J.R. Howard Wins Free Golf for 2016

J.R. Howard Wins Free Golf for 2016

admin July 26, 2016 Comments Off on J.R. Howard Wins Free Golf for 2016

Congratulations to J.R. Howard, the winner of Free Golf for the rest of 2016 by Golf Around STL.  Golf Around STL is the area’s leader in offering online tee times to St. Louis’ top

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Golf Around STL Tournament Series

Golf Around STL Tournament Series

admin August 7, 2015 Comments Off on Golf Around STL Tournament Series

The inaugural Golf Around STL Tournament Series is coming to a close this month with the season ending Tour Championship at Tapawingo National Golf Club on August 30th.  One points event remains on the

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Longtime STLDGA Secretary Passes

Longtime STLDGA Secretary Passes

admin May 27, 2015 Comments Off on Longtime STLDGA Secretary Passes

Below is an email I received this morning from Roy Wilson of the St. Louis District Golf Association.  Along with so many friends of golf in St. Louis, Larry Etzkorn impacted my life in

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Early Season Do’s and Dont’s

Early Season Do’s and Dont’s

admin May 1, 2015 Comments Off on Early Season Do’s and Dont’s

It’s golf season again…finally! If you are like me, you long for the wintertime to be short and mild here in St. Louis.  While mother nature does not often cooperate in the spring, it

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It’s just more fun with Tiger in the field

It’s just more fun with Tiger in the field

admin January 29, 2015 Comments Off on It’s just more fun with Tiger in the field

Ok, I admit it. I’m a Tiger fan. There’s just something about watching arguably the greatest player to ever play the game, even if we haven’t seen him in top form for years. While

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Oh Captain My Captain

Oh Captain My Captain

admin September 27, 2014 Comments Off on Oh Captain My Captain

It was two years ago at Medinah when many were questioning decisions, or lack thereof, of Ryder Cup Captain Davis Love III. Being in the media center that week in Chicago I was among

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Baby Bear Circus Act on a Golf Course

Baby Bear Circus Act on a Golf Course

admin September 10, 2014 Comments Off on Baby Bear Circus Act on a Golf Course

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PGA Championship – Most Entertaining Major in 2014?

PGA Championship – Most Entertaining Major in 2014?

admin August 11, 2014 Comments Off on PGA Championship – Most Entertaining Major in 2014?

The PGA Championship is the only major golf championship to feature a professional only field and boasts having the strongest field of the year. Yet for many, the PGA Championship ranks 4th in terms

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Chris Brant Captures 9th Open Title

Chris Brant Captures 9th Open Title

admin July 12, 2014 Comments Off on Chris Brant Captures 9th Open Title

Edwardsville pro Chris Brant captured the 9th Metropolitan Open Saturday at The Country Club of St. Albans.  Starting the final round 3 shots back of three others, Brant closed strong with birdies on 14

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What Makes a Good Junior Golf Program?

What Makes a Good Junior Golf Program?

admin June 3, 2014 Comments Off on What Makes a Good Junior Golf Program?

School is letting out and soon kids will be filling swimming pools and baseball fields across the region. This is also a great time for our kids to try their hand at golf. Getting

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