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Kristen

Kristen is a budding golf enthusiast on the E-Commerce team at Lost Golf Balls. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing. Kristen's favorite golfer is fellow longhorn Jordan Spieth \m/

Recent Posts

Top 5 Reasons Buying Recycled Golf Balls Makes Sense

Posted by Kristen on Apr 18, 2017 2:28:37 PM

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Since this is Earth Week 2017, let’s talk about why you should think about using recycled golf balls. Before buying that brand-new box of Titleist Pro V1’s with the price tag reading $47.99, consider these environmental and economic reasons for buying used.

  1. Recycled Golf Balls Are Half The Price As New

       $47.99 for a new dozen of Titleist Pro V1 golf balls or $23.99? Let’s do the math. $23.99 is 50% off                $47.99, which means you can get twice the amount of recycled golf balls for the same price as new. Just        think of what you could do with all the money you save! 

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5 Tips For Cold Weather Golf

Posted by Kristen on Dec 20, 2016 9:06:54 AM

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With the thermometer plunging below freezing in most parts of the country, golf season has come to a screeching halt. But maybe you are one of those brave souls for whom temperature is just a number. If you’re going to brave the elements then it is important to be prepared. Here are five tips to help you stay warm and have fun during your winter round.

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5 Best Balls For Winter Golf

Posted by Kristen on Dec 15, 2016 8:31:33 AM

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Winter conditions make it tricky to get out on the course, but not necessarily impossible. If it is just a light dusting that covers the fairways and you’re willing to brave the weather, then there is no reason you can’t squeeze in a few rounds during the colder months of the year. But just because you’re up to the task, that doesn’t mean your equipment is, especially when it comes to your golf balls. In fact, a golf ball loses about two yards of carry for every 10 degrees drop in temperature. This is due to the fact that the colder a golf ball gets, the harder it becomes, making it more difficult to compress. When teeing it up in less than ideal conditions, it’s a good idea to choose a ball that is a little softer than what you might normally play. It is also a good idea to go with a ball of the colored variety, to help increase visibility on a frosty or snow covered course. Here are the five best balls for golf in the winter, all of which can be found right here at LostGolfBalls.com.

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Best Gifts For The Tech Obsessed Golfer

Posted by Kristen on Dec 13, 2016 10:31:02 AM

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In recent years, technology has become more and more a part of the game of golf. From rangefinders to launch monitors, it is hard to go to a golf course nowadays without seeing someone loaded up with all of the latest gadgets and gizmos. However, with so many pieces of technology on the market, it can be hard to choose the best one. Well, no need to worry. We have put together a list of our favorite gifts for your tech obsessed golfer.

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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Tiger's Return

Posted by Kristen on Dec 6, 2016 8:15:35 AM

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After a nearly 16 month absence – which included two back surgeries – Tiger Woods finally made his return to competitive golf this past weekend at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas. While much of the golf world was giddy with excitement as the most dominant golfer in history got back on the course, his performance was not quite “vintage Tiger”. However, there were glimpses of the game that once launched Tiger to superstardom to go along with the reminders that he is, and may never be, quite what he once was. With that being said, we take a look at the good, the bad and the ugly of Tiger’s comeback.

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Reasons For Golfers To Be Thankful

Posted by Kristen on Nov 23, 2016 9:18:54 AM

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It is often said that Thanksgiving is a time for, well, giving thanks. With all the stress and negativity that life can throw at you during the year, it’s always nice to take some time to remember all of the great things that life provides. Luckily as golfers, we have a lot to be thankful for. That’s why we here at LostGolfBalls.com wanted to put together a list of all the things we are thankful for in the world of golf.

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America's Best Winter Golf Destinations

Posted by Kristen on Nov 22, 2016 8:17:43 AM

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The calendar’s continued creep towards Thanksgiving means we are heading deeper and deeper into the teeth of winter. For most people around the country, this time of year means there are few opportunities for golf, if any. However, for the lucky residents of the warmer parts of the nation, golf season lasts all year long. Here are some of the top winter golf destinations in the U.S.

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Want To Lose Less Golf Balls? Bright Colors Might Be The Answer

Posted by Kristen on Nov 15, 2016 8:30:12 AM

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The arrival of fall also brings the arrival of one of the greatest nemeses to golfers everywhere: leaves on the fairway. We have all experienced this scenario. You stripe a perfect drive down the center of the fairway only to arrive at the spot where your ball should sit and realize that it is nowhere to be found. When a golf course is lush and green in summer it is easy to spot the white dot 300 yards down the fairway (okay, maybe a little closer than 300 yards). However, with more and more obstructions covering courses around the country, tee shots are becoming more and more difficult to locate. Luckily for golfers everywhere, there is a solution. For years manufacturers have been making brightly colored golf balls to help golfers follow and locate their shots easier. However, some people think these balls are inferior or are embarrassed to put them into play. Well, it is time to put these ideas to rest. Here are some of the best brightly colored options offered by LostGolfBalls.com.

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Fall Golf: The Start of the 2017 PGA Tour Season

Posted by Kristen on Nov 8, 2016 8:35:19 AM

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As the leaves start to change and the temperature begins to drop, many of us are trying to squeeze in the last few rounds of the year. However, for the pros on the PGA Tour, the season is just starting to ramp up. With 10 tournaments scheduled for the fall, there will be plenty of golf on TV to hold you over until the return of spring. This week we take a look at these early-season tournaments and how they may affect the rest of the PGA Tour season.

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Recycled vs. Refinished: What’s the Difference?

Posted by Kristen on Nov 2, 2016 8:36:02 AM

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One of the most common questions we get here at LostGolfBalls.com is about the difference between a recycled golf ball and one that’s been refinished. This week we seek to answer that question by examining the process both types of balls go through before they travel from our warehouse to your golf bag.

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