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Kris Hart

Kris Hart is the CEO of Co-Founder of Nextgengolf. A former varsity golfer, Kris has a passion for helping college students and young adults stay involved in the game of golf. Kris is a graduate of Bryant University.

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Golf Help / July 8, 2020
How to protect your golf clubs

How to protect your golf clubs

By Kris Hart

Protect your golf clubs when traveling

Photo Credit: mrtopesgolf.com

If you are an avid golfer, protecting your golf clubs from damage, loss or even theft is something to plan for. Over the last 20 years, I have been relatively lucky to have only one incident where my clubs were damaged while traveling and a second incident where items were stolen out of my bag. To help protect your clubs and golf equipment you’ll find my tips below.

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Topics: GolfTravel

Golf Help / June 5, 2020
Best Public Golf Courses in Chicago

Best Public Golf Courses in Chicago

By Kris Hart

Chicago is a great market for golf and one of the most avid fan followings in the game. Many professional golf tournaments are held in the Chicago area due to the big golf fan market. Getting around to golf in Chicago can sometimes be a challenge with traffic, but the good news is there are an abundance of courses for you to choose from. Golf fans from outside Chicago know the city for some amazing private golf courses like Medinah, Chicago Golf Club and Rich Harvest Farms, but the city has some amazing public golf courses too. This article will highlight some of the best public golf courses in Chicago. To be considered for the list, courses need to be at most 45 minutes from city center since that is our barometer on how far someone would drive on a normal day to play a round of golf.

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Golf Help / May 18, 2020
Best Public Golf Courses in Dallas

Best Public Golf Courses in Dallas

By Kris Hart

Dallas is a great market for golf especially since you can play all year round. It seems like no matter where you live in Dallas, it takes at least 15 minutes to get to anywhere and that includes golf courses. No matter where you live in the city, there are good options in all directions for golfers looking to play at great courses. Below is a list of the best public golf courses in Dallas. To be considered for the list, courses need to be at most 45 minutes from city center since that is our barometer on how far someone would drive on a normal day to play a round of golf.

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Golf Help / May 15, 2020
Best Public Golf Courses in Raleigh

Best Public Golf Courses in Raleigh

By Kris Hart

Raleigh is a great market for golf and a very unique since 3 of the top 5 public golf courses in the area are located on college campuses. If you happen to be a student in the Raleigh/Durham area, you are very lucky to have great public golf courses and facilities located right on campus. No matter where you live in the city, there are good options in all directions for golfers looking to play at great courses. Below is a list of the best public golf courses in Raleigh. To be considered for the list, courses need to be at most 45 minutes from city center since that is our barometer on how far someone would drive on a normal weekend day to play a round of golf.

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Golf Help / May 5, 2020
Best Public Golf Courses in Boston

Best Public Golf Courses in Boston

By Kris Hart

Being an avid golfer living in the Boston area, I’ve been able to play a lot of different golf courses. The unfortunate thing about being a golfer in Boston is that many of the courses are private facilities and traffic getting to any course is no fun. The below list highlights some of the best golf courses near Boston (within 45 mins) which you can play (public). I chose courses within 45 minutes because that is how far I am willing to drive on an average day to play a regular weekend round of golf.

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Golf Help / April 30, 2020
Joining a golf league in DC

Joining a golf league in DC

By Kris Hart

Joining a golf league provides the opportunity to make friends on the course, work on your game, and compete in a fun and friendly atmosphere. If you are looking to join a golf league in DC we thought it would be helpful to share some different league options based on some research in the DC area. If you are looking to join a golf league this summer as a way to get out on the course and enjoy a weekly game with new friends, below highlights 4 different options:

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Golf Help / April 25, 2020
Joining a golf league in Dallas

Joining a golf league in Dallas

By Kris Hart

Joining a golf league provides the opportunity to make friends on the course, work on your game, and compete in a fun and friendly atmosphere. If you are looking to join a golf league in Dallas we thought it would be helpful to share some different league options based on some research in the Dallas/Forth Worth area. If you are looking to join a golf league this summer as a way to get out on the course and enjoy a weekly game with new friends, below highlights 4 different options:

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Golf Help / April 23, 2020
Joining a golf league in Pittsburgh

Joining a golf league in Pittsburgh

By Kris Hart

Joining a golf league provides the opportunity to make friends on the course, work on your game, and compete in a fun and friendly atmosphere. If you are looking to join a golf league in Pittsburgh we thought it would be helpful to share some different league options based on some research in the city of Pittsburgh. If you are looking to join a golf league this summer as a way to get out on the course and enjoy a weekly game with old and new friends, below highlights 5 different options:

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Golf Help / April 22, 2020
Joining a golf league in Milwaukee

Joining a golf league in Milwaukee

By Kris Hart

Joining a golf league provides the opportunity to make friends on the course, work on your game, and compete in a fun and friendly atmosphere. If you are looking to join a golf league in Milwaukee and we thought it would be helpful to share some different league options based on some research in the city of Milwaukee. If you are looking to join a golf league this summer as a way to get out on the course and enjoy a weekly game with new friends, below highlights 5 different options:

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Golf Help / April 15, 2020
Joining a golf league in Austin

Joining a golf league in Austin

By Kris Hart

Joining a golf league provides the opportunity to make friends on the course, work on your game, and compete in a fun and friendly atmosphere. If you are looking to join a golf league in Austin and we thought it would be helpful to share some different league options based on some research in the Austin area. If you are looking to join a golf league this spring as a way to get out on the course and enjoy a weekly game with new friends, below highlights 4 different options:

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Golf Help / April 14, 2020
Joining a golf league in the Bay Area

Joining a golf league in the Bay Area

By Kris Hart

Joining a golf league provides the opportunity to make friends on the course, work on your game, and compete in a fun and friendly atmosphere. If you are looking to join a golf league in San Francisco and we thought it would be helpful to share some different league options based on some research in the Bay area. If you are looking to join a golf league this spring as a way to get out on the course and enjoy a weekly game with new friends, below highlights 5 different options:

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Golf Help / April 7, 2020
Joining a golf league in Atlanta

Joining a golf league in Atlanta

By Kris Hart

Joining a golf league provides the opportunity to make friends on the course, work on your game, and compete in a fun and friendly atmosphere. If you are looking to join a golf league in Atlanta, we thought it would be helpful to share some different league options based on some research in the Atlanta area. If you are looking to join a golf league this spring as a way to get out and enjoy a weekly game with new friends, below highlights 4 different options:

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Golf Help / April 1, 2020
The Top 5 Best golf pranks

The Top 5 Best golf pranks

By Kris Hart

On April fool’s day, we thought it would be fun to share some of the best golf pranks on the course. We can all use a few laughs at any time on the course given golf is such a frustrating game. If you have a good prank or video to share, please send us a direct message to the Nextgengolf Instagram. Enjoy the top 5 best golf pranks!

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Golf Help / March 27, 2020
Indoor Golf: 4 Places to Play Around Dallas

Indoor Golf: 4 Places to Play Around Dallas

By Kris Hart

Texas is a great state for golf given you can pretty much play golf nearly every day of the year. There are times when the weather gets cold or in rainy season when playing golf outdoors is not a reality. For those times when you need a place to play indoor golf or practice the game, we build the below list of the best indoor golf facilities in Dallas.

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Golf Help / March 26, 2020
Joining a golf league in Boston

Joining a golf league in Boston

By Kris Hart

Joining a golf league provides the opportunity to make friends on the course, work on your game, and compete in a fun and friendly atmosphere. I was recently looking to join a golf league in Boston and thought it would be helpful for others if I shared my research. Below highlights 5 different options near the city of Boston to join a golf league.

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