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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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Tiger's Return Draws Excitement

Posted by Perry Lefko on Dec 13, 2016 8:28:48 AM

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So what did you think of Tiger Woods’ return to competitive golf?

For someone who hadn’t played in 44 days, he didn’t do too badly, in my opinion, in the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas last week to support his foundation.

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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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Mackenzie Hughes Claims His Place As The Next Mike Weir

Posted by Perry Lefko on Nov 29, 2016 8:29:37 AM

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For many years, Canada has been waiting for the next Mike Weir, who won the Masters back in 2003 and became one of the top players in the world for a few years until injuries took their toll.

Some such as David Hearn, Graham DeLaet, Nick Taylor, Brad Fritsch and Adam Hadwin have come forward to make their presences felt as the next great Canadian on the PGA Tour, while amateur Jared du Toit had a good run in the 2016 Canadian Open, but none have been able to capture the imagination and optimism of rookie Mackenzie Hughes.

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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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A Day Golfing With An Old Friend

Posted by Perry Lefko on Nov 22, 2016 10:55:57 AM

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The other day a friend whom I had not heard from in a long time called me up and asked if I had time to go golfing with him. Immediately, I said yes.

Golf is the type of activity that allows you to get away from things for a few hours, and in this case it was a chance to do something I hadn’t done with this individual in a long time.

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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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Dawn Coe-Jones Remembered For Her Impact On Golf

Posted by Perry Lefko on Nov 15, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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If the measure of a person is the legacy they leave behind, then clearly Dawn Coe-Jones left the world with a profound impact.

Coe-Jones lost a battle with bone cancer last week at the age of 56.

The world of golf immediately reacted with profound sadness because of the impact she had on the game and the many people who came to know her. The native of Lake Cowichan, British Columbia became a member of the Canadian Golf Hall in 2003, recognized for what she did both in her native country and the U.S.

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