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Rural Golf vs. Urban Golf

Golf is a sport with a long and rich history – most of which has played out in rural areas. Over the years, golf has come to represent a certain nostalgia for the rural past. But golf is also thoroughly … Continue reading

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Golf Swings: A Hickory History

Why do the pros open and close the clubhead? I read recently it’s because, in the early days of golf, hickory shafts allowed the clubhead to twist open. So the golfer had to had to consciously close the clubhead by … Continue reading

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Goofy Golf Videos: No Springs

For me and some of my friends and relatives, funny golf videos are a passion. Sure there are the classics: Caddyshack, etc. But there’s one short movie from the 40s, tangentially related to golf, whose cheesiness never ceases to entertain. … Continue reading

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