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Chip Shots: Strange Attraction

Okay. I really hope I’m not the only golfer out there who feels a special affinity for one of their golf clubs. Actually, I have two clubs that I particularly trust and enjoy using. Golf equipment tends to be very personal, and people are drawn to different clubs for a variety of reasons.

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Category: Chip Shots, Golf
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Chip Shots: Who’s YOUR Caddie?

Recently, I played nine holes at Hidden Meadows in Old Town with a good friend of mine, Dee Dauphinee. In addition to being a healthcare professional, Dee is an accomplished fly fisherman, published author, and a near-scratch golfer. He's also a natural teacher, and I've learned some great golf tips from him over the past few years.

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Chip Shots: Scrambling with Some New Friends

In the course of a year, I usually play in two or three charity golf scrambles. They are fun events that raise money for some great causes. Believe it or not, until this year I had never participated in an open scramble, which many area courses host on a weekly basis (along with couples scrambles and senior scrambles).

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Chip Shots: Exercise Tips for Optimal Golf

In my search for all things useful as it relates to helping folks enjoy the wonderful game of golf, I thought having a professional trainer on the show, especially one who has actually worked with a golf pro, would be beneficial.

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Category: Chip Shots, Golf, Sports
Jason Brooks, Katie Brooks and Phil Adams III (Alan Comeau)
Jason Brooks, Katie Brooks and Phil Adams III (Alan Comeau)
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Chip Shots: And The Results Are In . . .

After much anticipation, I arrived at Pine Hill Golf Course on May 3 to participate in the ReMax Long Drive Local Qualifier. Jason Brooks and his wife, Katie, owners of the course, greeted me as I entered the clubhouse. Since my first goal was to not get hurt, I decided to warm up by hitting a bucket of balls on the range before competing.

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Category: Chip Shots, Columns, Golf
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Chip Shots: Tee it High and Let it Fly

As I mentioned in a previous blog entry, “Driving for Show,” this Saturday, May 3, Pine Hill Golf Course is hosting a qualifier for the ReMax Long Drive Championship. The competition is open to all as there are different categories for men and women and different ages. All you need to do to participate is show up at Pine Hill in Brewer between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., register, and compete.

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Chip Shots: Don’t Let the Rain Reign

I know, I know. The longest winter has turned into the wettest spring, and it all adds up to golf lovers and course owners feeling, well, depressed. I’m here to tell you to have hope, for better weather has to be coming, and soon.

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Chip Shots: Driving for Show

When Jason Brooks, owner of Pine Hill Golf Course, casually mentioned to me that his course was hosting a qualifier for the ReMax Long Drive Championship, I was immediately hooked on the idea of competing.

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Category: Chip Shots, Golf, Sports
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Chip Shots: Spring Fever Hits Local Golfers Hard

Maine golfers, spring has finally sprung and boy are we ready to get out and play.

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