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Slice Stories: Bad Dog

There’s no shortage of slicing in golf. But recently, on one of my many interesting run-ins with new players after showing up at my local course and being put in with a foursome, I came across a convenient excuse for … Continue reading

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Slice Stories: Angry Girl

Nothing like a recurring slice to wreck a nice golf vacation. I was out playing golf on a trip I had taken up the coast with a friend and his high school age daughter, who is a regular golfer. I … Continue reading

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Slice Stories: The Par 5

So far, our slice stories series has focused on slices hit off the tee. From knocking a dent in an oil derrick to raising the ire of a cantankerous crocodile, we’ve seen that there’s plenty of trouble to get into … Continue reading

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Slice Stories: Gator (Training) Aid

My wife’s family is from the South, and they’re also avid golfers, which means I have a good amount of experience playing down in Dixie. Usually I play in Virginia, which is relatively swampy, but nothing compared to the deep … Continue reading

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Slice Stories: Out of the Park

A friend of mine lives near a golf course he plays at all the time. He likes the course and, like me, often shows up alone to be put in with other solo golfers to complete a foursome. Though things … Continue reading

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Sometimes, the Slice is Right

We’re often told that slicing is bad, that it’s necessary to train hard to get rid of that pesky slice. About 99% of the time that’s true. But on rare occasions, a slice can give you a better opportunity than … Continue reading

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Slice Stories: Slick Swing

Our last slice story had to do with an unfortunate event that took place after too many burritos at the snack bar at my local golf course. When one of my friends heard about this, he told me about an … Continue reading

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Slice Stories: Grip and Rip

In golf etiquette, it’s considered impolite to talk, hum, whistle, or make any kind of noise when someone else is hitting. But sometimes, it’s impossible to do so. Here’s a story told to me by a friend that may well … Continue reading

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Slice Stories: Highlight of the Round

A while ago, when I was first learning to play golf, I would play with a foursome in which one of the players had a notorious slice. As a result, he began playing with a highlighter-colored ball, which he claimed … Continue reading

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Slice Stories: Putting from the Rough

This previous weekend found me once again playing with a foursome of golfers I had never met before, and as usual, they all found ways to impress me with unique new ways of duffing the ball into the woods. Particularly … Continue reading

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