Golf Travel

The eclipse

The first time I played golf was the afternoon of the partial eclipse in Nashville, Tennessee. I had just returned from school with my degree, and my father chose to acknowledge my maturity by standing me drinks at the close of our nine-hole round. My golf game is a loss of memory, a stroke sliced so far wide, my eye…

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How Golf Ball Are Made ? The Core War

The Core War In the design and engineering of the golf ball, the chief considerations are the core, cover, and dimples. The cores it the source of energy and differences in its construction affect many important performance characteristics: spin rate for control, initial velocity for distance, and compression for “feel.” Primary core constructions are solid (two pieces) and wound (three…

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Hunting Trips

Practice Makes Perfect

While guides stress the imperative of physical conditioning before a hunt, few emphasize the need to improve shooting skills. Most of us sight in our rifles from a bench. We can do pretty well from a supported rest. But what happens when there’s no convenient rest to steady your rifle? It’s a shame to lose a trophy bull because you…

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Hunting Trips

Hunting high: physical and mental preparation for high-country hunting trips (P2)

Continue (P1)… Shape Up! Every outfitter I know tells clients to “get in shape” before heading out west to hunt. For us of the chair-imprisoned, 40-plus brigade, this can be a daunting challenge. Our lives are hectic. Finding time to exercise rigorously every other day during every week is difficult. Yet it takes stamina to climb 2,500 feet from camp…

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Hiking Trips

Hiking, mindfulness, and the healing power of nature (P2)

(P1)..Nature-based physical activity, including countryside walks, hiking, and horseback riding, has been found to be an effective way to improve the health of people with mental illness. A 2005 study showed that walking 35 minutes per day, five times per week, or 60 minutes three times per week significantly improved symptoms of depression. Walking 15 minutes per day did not…

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Hiking Trips

The Reasons Why You Should Go Hiking

In the case, you are not a fan of hiking and you have not gone hiking. It is the time for you to think of the reasons why your friends and a lot of people who always feel satisfied from completing the longest route over mountains. You will be pleasantly surprised with the legitimate reasons of your friends when they…

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Golfing fantasy world

Last week, I really felt that I had arrived. The world recognized me as a man of substance. Doors were opening – the high life was mine for the taking. I had received junk mail of an altogether higher class than usual. No gaudy, get-rich-quick or save-money offers, just a discreet address in the bottom left-hand corner of the envelope…

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