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Golf Help / July 19, 2018
Best driving ranges in New York City

Best driving ranges in New York City

By Oliver Mauk

New York City is certainly a tough place to play golf. Not only are there very few places to play in the city, but getting out into the suburbs can take forever with the horrendous New York traffic. These driving ranges are accessible for anyone living in the city, and are great options to continue playing and working on your game even when living in a bustling metropolis. 

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Golf Help / July 12, 2018
Best driving ranges in Chicago

Best driving ranges in Chicago

By Oliver Mauk

Unlike most cities, a car isn't completely necessary to play golf in the Windy City. Chicago has multiple courses and driving ranges that are accessible by train, bus, or on foot. 

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Golf Help / June 21, 2018
5 best public golf courses in the Cincinnati area

5 best public golf courses in the Cincinnati area

By Oliver Mauk

Cincinnati is a great Midwestern city with some fantastic golf. Many of the courses closer to downtown are private, but venturing a little further from the city's core provides some spectacular public venues. Here are the best 5 public courses in Cincinnati. 

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Golf Help / June 1, 2018
5 best public golf courses in the DC area

5 best public golf courses in the DC area

By Oliver Mauk

The DC metro area is quite large, covering portions of both Maryland and Virginia. The area is filled with golf courses, many of them private. There are great public courses too if you know where to look, so here are the 5 best public golf courses in greater DC.  

Northwest Golf Course: One of the most difficult 18 holes in the DMV, along with a short and simple practice course called "the inside 9" make up Northwest's 27 holes of golf. Located in Sliver Spring, MD, the course is in a great location for anyone living in the DC, Bethesda, Silver Spring, or Rockville areas. The course also offers heavily discounted rates during non-peak hours, so is actually one of the more affordable courses in the area. It's also a member of Montgomery County Golf, which has eight other courses to enjoy. 

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Golf Help / March 30, 2018
Fun Golf Tournament Formats

Fun Golf Tournament Formats

By Oliver Mauk

Regular old stroke play can get boring after a while, so why not try something new? Here are some fun golf tournament formats to introduce more variety into your competitive or recreational rounds. 

Bingo! Bango! Bongo!: A much newer tournament format, each hole has a total of three points: One for first on the green, one for closest to the hole once everyone is on the green, and one for first in the hole. The person furthest away form the hole always goes first, creating an interesting strategy. Do you lay up off the tee so that you get to hit into the green first? Do you put your ball just short so that you can chip it close? The different strategies with this format are endless, which makes it so much fun for golfers of every level. 

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