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We are always looking for ways to help our members improve their game and learn some tips and tricks along the way. Our blog page features articles that provide valuable information on a wide range of topics for our golf members.

Why Should You Join Our Junior Golf Program?

Finding a junior golf program to help kids develop their skills and grow in their love of golf can be difficult, but at Burl Oaks Golf Club, you can find the mentorship and lessons your kids need to improve their skills. At our club, we’re not like other country clubs. We don’t have other prominent features that other people think of when they think of a golf club. We focus on golf and building community, which is why we have areas where you can dine with your friends and family or host events, like a wedding. We believe golf teaches everyone important lessons, like respect and relationship building, and we incorporate these lessons into our Junior Golf Program.

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Effectively Practicing With Your Wedges

One of the most difficult shots to learn in the game of golf is a wedge shot of any distance. Unlike a full shot, like a drive, putt, or a hit with one of your irons, a shot with your wedges isn’t a full swing. It is supposed to make up the little distance needed between your last full shot and the green. Training yourself how to properly measure the distance, control your shot, and have successful shots with your wedges is critical in lowering your score and makes a huge difference between making par and hitting shots that will negatively impact your score, like bogeys.

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How Simplifying Your Approach Can Help You Improve Your Game

Just as much of a skills game, the game of golf is a mental game. The sport itself can drive you crazy if you cannot control the negative thoughts or doubts you have about your game, the chances are that your game will be adversely affected. Being able to master your thoughts and swing in one fail swoop is an easy way to bring yourself more success, but it is no easy feat. It takes a great deal of practice and patience to find the right balance to improve your golf game. There are a variety of ways you can slow down your game and simplify it, so you can see extended success and continue to develop your skills to the level you want to reach. Here, our golf experts at Burl Oaks Golf Club will discuss ways you should consider simplifying your golf game to attain better results.

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What To Improve Upon To Have Your Best Golf Season Yet

Improving your golf game is easier said than done, no matter how much playing experience you have. If you are a casual golfer or someone who plays as often as they can and takes the game very seriously, there are a number of things you can frequently do, if not daily, to improve your game. This is especially true during the winter months when it is difficult to get outside and hone your skills every day. Additionally, improving your golf game isn’t just about practicing your swing and different aspects of your game. It also includes improving your mental approach to the game. Here, our golf professionals at Burl Oaks Golf Club will discuss different ways you should consider improving your golf game.

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Why You Should Host Your Wedding Reception At Burl Oaks

Burl Oaks Golf Club is not only known for its pristine course and welcoming golf community, but we also pride ourselves on being one of the top boutique event centers in the Twin Cities metro. Our club can host your wedding or reception with seamless execution, and we will give you the wedding of your dreams. Here, our event professionals will explain what makes our club a premier location for your wedding.

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Exercises To Do Daily To Improve Your Swing

While there are an unending number of exercises you can do to increase your strength for your golf swing, there are some that are better than others for improving golf swings. Oftentimes, we recommend basic stretching to begin your training program before you begin a strength program. While practicing your swing and different shots is obviously the most important aspect of training, strength-training is also a critical aspect of improving your golf game. Your shots can be as accurate as possible, but if they can’t get there, it damages your score. Here, our golf professionals at Burl Oaks Golf Club will explain different exercises you can do to enhance your golf swing.

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How to Increase Your Swing Power

There are many different ways to go about increasing the power of your golf stroke. To increase your swing power, you should practice frequently and use a variety of tools to work on strengthening your swing. Here, our experts at Burl Oaks Golf Club will go over some of the best tools to use when you’re aiming to improve your swing power.

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Golf Club Fittings Aren’t Just for Pros

When you love golf, you want to do everything you can to stay on top of your game. You spend time practicing your swing and dedicate plenty of time to the game. But have you ever thought of investing in custom golf clubs?

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How to Hone Your Golf Skills During the Winter

While the casual golfer may not realize how important practicing their golf swing is year-round, dedicated golfers know how crucial it is to constantly be looking for ways to improve. However, living in Minnesota poses its challenges. We typically spend upwards of six months in the frozen tundra, battling snow and cold all the while trying to maintain a normal life and keep up with hobbies. 

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4 Golf Trends for 2023

The golf world has undergone many changes since the COVID-19 Pandemic, and our experts expect these four trends to continue developing in 2023.

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