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Test-driving an illegal club: What fun!

Testing out the new Polara Advantage driver for women: It’s golf’s version of crack for newbies! Only, this illegal substance could actually be good for its users. Polara puts it right out there in the headlines: Its new women’s driver … Continue reading

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6 things a woman should carry in her golf bag

Oh sure, you probably carry a first-aid kit, bottle of water and maybe some rain gloves in that big, multi-pocketed golf bag of yours. You’ve got room for more stuff, and here are six things every woman should carry. This … Continue reading

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Golf dress codes around the world

A round-the-world search of golf dress codes for women produced some award-winning regulations, from super-strict to anything-goes. Ladies, one thing seems clear: Clothes are generally required. The other day I suggested to my kids at The First Tee of Oakland … Continue reading

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Golf glossary: Hitting it fat

Fat might be a good quality to have in a wallet, but we don’t want it on our waistlines or in our golf game. Emily Kay explains. You work hard at your fitness, and you sure don’t want fat shots. … Continue reading

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You don’t have to play 18 holes to post an 18-hole score

Golfers with USGA indexes like to post their scores. Here’s how to do it even when your round gets shortened, or if you decide to play a few holes outside of the rules. My Sunday morning golf course is closing … Continue reading

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The 3 rules most commonly broken by new golfers

Guidance guru Gail Rogers has seen these common rules violations too many times. Follow her golf tournament tips so that you won’t make them when you’re playing for major marbles! While playing in a tournament recently, I observed a number … Continue reading

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Women’s British Open teaches a rules lesson

The third-round British Open penalty on Sun-Ju Ahn serves us just another reminder: If the pros don’t know the rules of golf, what chance do the rest of us have? Listening to Dottie Pepper and Judy Rankin this morning, it … Continue reading

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