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Lakeview Golf Resort, WV Resort

Posted by Matt Dado on

After being stuck in Morgantown, WV for the past week, it was finally time to take the clubs out of the trunk.  When looking for a place to play 9-holes, I came across Lakeview Golf Resort in West Virginia.  To be honest, I solely based my decision to try this course on the reviews and photos I found after a Google search.  Not to mention, it was only fifteen minutes away from the Courtyard Marriott where I was staying.   A majority of the holes are tree lined and do not fare friendly to an occasional hook or draw.  I've...

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How to Perfect The Golf Swing

Posted by Matt Dado on

In efforts to perfect the greatest golf swing one can achieve, I am taken back to the time when my father advised me while he was playing golf at Gannon University, he never watched anyone else swing.  Coincidentally, he once asked me where his ball went, and I responded, "I'm not sure, I wasn't watching!"  This simple advice stuck with me from the time I first heard it... until now, however, I would like to add to "Don't watch anyone else swing", by adding "Watch good golfers swing!" Let's start with the simple advice, "Don't watch anyone swing!"  Why is...

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The Gloves Strapped to Your Golf Bag

Posted by Matt Dado on

For as long as I can remember, every old golf glove would find its final resting place strapped to my golf bag when it came time for a new golf glove to be put into play.  Taking after my grandparents on this matter, I felt as if I would one day I would eventually need these worn out gloves for "something".  What wast this something?  Could this be true?  Would I really need a collection of worn out gloves?  Do worn out golf gloves have a place in the golfing world?   I can't help but to remember my very first...

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