Golf

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The 3D Tech That Made Avatar Can Also Fix Your Slice

From the people who brought you Batman, Avatar, and the Lord of the Rings comes the performance golf lab at Rush Creek in Maple Grove, one of only a handful across the country – and the first in Minnesota. It’s the exact same technology used to make heroes come to life on the big screen.

07/31/2013

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Good Question: ‘Reply All’: Fore, Food Trucks & Strangers’ Staring

Why do golfers yell “fore?” Who determines where the food trucks park every day? And can you feel someone staring at you?

07/19/2013

Jack Holmgren won not one, but two state golfing tournaments this week and is headed to nationals at the end of the month. (credit: Mark Brettingen/MGA)

Beyond Bounds: Holmgren’s Hot On Tour & Here’s A Good Reason Why

How did swing-swinging golf phenom Jack Holmgren win not only the state MGA junior boys championship, but also the PGA junior title, too? Why does the 17-year-old already have a scholarship in hand to compete at Iowa? What’s the back story to how the rising senior has been part of three – and nearly four – team state titles for Wayzata?

07/13/2013

Son of a PGA pro, Detroit Lakes senior Karter Smith finished state Class AA runner-up twice and will take his talents to Division-I Drake this fall (credit: submitted)

Beyond Bounds: Karter Smith – Mr. Consistent – Taking Golf Talents To Drake

I didn’t ask Karter Smith what his middle name is. Chances are it’s probably not “Consistent,” but it should be. Allow me to count the ways he defines dependable.

06/15/2013

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After 50 Years, Olivia HS Golf Coach Steps Away

When John Johnston started coaching boys golf at Olivia High School, Lyndon B. Johnson was President. After 50 years, he just retired this week as the head coach of BOLD High School. “Not in any stretch of my imagination did I think I’d be doing this for that long,” Johnston said.

06/14/2013

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HS Freshman Ally Rogers Sharpens Golf Skills By Outplaying Dad

Ally Rogers says she got serious about golf at the age of 10, but it took a while to catch on. “When I was younger I just remember complaining a lot on the course with my dad. Just that it was too cold. And that I would always be hungry or something,” Rogers said. That actually wasn’t all that long ago. Ally is a 15-year-old freshman at Spring Lake Park.

06/10/2013

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10 Golf Courses Dad Would Love To Visit

The top clubs in the country are both expensive AND exclusive. You’d be a hero if you could get Dad on the green at any one of them. We’ve found one way to slip Dad through the gates of a very private club; maybe you can find another!

06/03/2013

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If You Missed It: High School Sports Rally For 4/36

Friday marked the the real start of spring…as far as most Minnesotans were concerned.

04/26/2013

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MN Golfers Finally Getting Out On The Greens

With warm weather in store for this weekend, golfers can finally get out on the greens. Many golf courses tried opening earlier this season, only to close when April snow hit Minnesota.

04/26/2013

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Twin Cities Man Brings Golf Lessons To Business

Dan DeMuth is a local golf professional who has been in the business for nearly 30 years, and he’s found a unique way to bring golf into the business world.

04/15/2013

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Tee Times Already Filling Up At Golf Courses

The wait is almost over for golfers. Some courses around the metro area will be open for business this weekend.

04/05/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 4-5!

A real life smack down takes on Bubba’s Golf Cart.

04/05/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 4-3!

Which Golf Video Do You Love More?

04/03/2013

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John Williams April Fool’s Video Smack Down! 4-1.

The kid President has an April Fool’s Day message on the Smack Down.

04/01/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 3-29!

The guys that brought you the WHISTING MEDLEY are back with an ode to HIP HOP.

03/29/2013

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Golfers, Gardeners Aching For Spring’s Arrival

The calendar says the first day of spring is Wednesday. But at Edinburgh USA in Brooklyn Park, Minn., spring is nowhere in sight.

03/19/2013

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Lingering Winter Keeping You Off The Course? Try Golf Indoors

Most Minnesota golfers get through the winter by flying south. That’s no longer the case, even in an extended winter like the one we’re in right now.

03/19/2013

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Golf Tips: Fairway Bunkers Made Easy

The good news is that golf season is just around the corner. The bad news is that fairway bunkers will still be out there to make our lives miserable – unless you listen to Crystal Lakes pro Sheryl Maize.

03/17/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 2-22!

YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS SHOT by a cheerleader, today on the SMACK DOWN!

02/22/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 2-20!

9 putts make it into one hole is the new champ on the Smack Down!

02/20/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 2-18

The Russian Meteor strike is the new champ!

02/18/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 1-16

If you love Adrian Peterson, you have to check out the Smack Down!

01/13/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 1-14!

Tiger Woods has a new TV ad out….is it enough to dethrone the FAST FOOD DRIVE THROUGH prank? Vote now!

01/13/2013

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Beyond Bounds: My 5 Favorite People Of 2012

From an octogenarian who’s tallied a hole-in-one more often than Tiger Woods, to a college football star who speaks Latin – yes, Latin – I’ve relished getting to know some of Minnesota’s most intriguing sports stories in 2012.

12/22/2012

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Folks Enjoy The Last Weekend Of Nice Weather

What started out as a Saturday of rain and hail turned into the kind of weather we dream about this time of year.

11/10/2012

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