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  • | Jean Dupoux

    The Rising Popularity of Golf

    At lunch the other day, my golf buddies and I were discussing the future of golf. I commented that golf is more popular today than ever. One of my friends talked about the declining number of rounds as his indicator of the popularity. Let’s discuss some of the reasons for this upswing in the pop... View Post
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    Exciting Highlights from the 2017 US Golf Open

    The US Open is sponsored by the USGA and is one of the world’s four major golf tournaments. It is the National Championship of the USA and anyone who qualifies can play in it. We have all seen the movie “The Greatest Game Ever Played” where Francis Quimet became the first amateur to propel himsel... View Post
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    What Criteria to Expect in a Winning Golf Shirt 

      Have you ever gone to the golf course and felt uncomfortable or underdressed because you‘ve worn an old pair of shorts and a collared polo that has seen better days?  Did you feel out of place?  Did it negatively impact your game? According to John Michail, CEO of Image Group International, “…d... View Post
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    6 Benefits of Being a Summer Golf Caddy

    While lunching with my buddies after our round of golf last Saturday, we each discussed how we fell in love with the game of golf. Interestingly enough, three of us started as caddies. I started caddying the summer of my freshman year in high school because I was recuperating from an illness and ... View Post
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    Exciting Highlights from the 2017 Players Championship Tournament

    In case you may have missed parts of the 2017 Players Championship Tournament, here are the major highlights I feel are worthy of mentioning. I was very fortunate to be in Ponte Verde for all four days as a spectator and a marshal. Let’s discuss some of the highlights of this great tournament. M... View Post
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    How the USGA Helps Golfers--EVERY DAY

    Previously, we have discussed that the United States Golf Association (USGA) and the R&A are the international governing bodies that produce and interpret the rules of golf. Most people know the USGA for their joint efforts with the R&A regarding rules revisions and interpretations. We ha... View Post
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    Do These 2017 Proposed Golf Rules Changes Simplify Golf?

    Last week, we discussed some of the 2017 Proposed Golf Rules Changes for 2018. I think the Unites States Golf Association and the R&A are making great strides to continue to promote fairness, making “what to do” in certain golfing situations more intuitive and fast play. Still Excited About t... View Post
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    Are These 2017 Proposed Golf Rule Changes Par for the Course?

    The rules of golf are intended to promote fairness, knowing “what to do” in a given situation, and fast play.  Every year, the rules are reviewed to ensure that they have not become too complex and that they are intuitive. It just makes sense. We see the result of complex rules while watching a p... View Post