Eye On The Birdie – Post #14 Mulligans

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Hello, and welcome to my fourteenth post! This post delves into the ethics of playing golf—but not following the official rules. It’s a subject that I’ve often thought about and have a lot of material for. This post will concentrate on mulligan shots—when I take them, in which circumstances ...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #13 The San Juan Open

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Hello, and welcome to my thirteenth post! I have a topic that is very dear to me this week—the San Juan Open. I have volunteered there for the past three years, and I have learned a lot and met wonderful people. This post will focus on how I’ve grown since I started volunteering and persevering ...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #12 Start of Summer!

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  It seems like I wrote my last post just a couple of days ago—but it was actually over a week. Which, I suppose, could be thought of as a couple of days. Anyway, I’m happy that I am writing this post (although I’m pretty hot and tired), so let’s get to it! Today was …...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #11 The Importance of Practice 

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  I almost forgot to write a post this weekend! I just remembered earlier today. As you can see, this post is about the importance of practice. I feel a little hypocritical writing this, because I haven’t golfed since last Tuesday. (I’m writing this on Sunday, June 4.) Tuesday was the first...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #10 What’s the Meaning of Sportsmanship?

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  Hello! My apologies for missing last week, but I was out of town at a First Lego League tournament. This post is going to be about sportsmanship and, more specifically, how everyone seems to have a different view of what it means. I’ll be using the Lego tournament I just mentioned as an exa...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #9 Heat

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  I can’t believe another week has passed already! It has been very full, so I have not gotten out to golf. I was going to write about The Importance of Practice, but it seems hypocritical to do so when I haven’t practiced. Instead, I’ll save that for another week. Today, I’m going to w...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #8 Hitting New Lows

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  Hi! Sorry that I missed a week, but my mom got sick on a trip to Albuquerque and couldn’t drive back to Farmington. Now I have a lot of material to write about. For instance, the high school golf season has ended with the shortest tournament I’ve ever played! So, the shortest tournament e...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #7 Using Core Values

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  Hello! The time has come for me to write another post. In this post I’m going to discuss how to use The First Tee’s Nine Core Values (Courtesy in particular) to your advantage! I’m also going to talk about my last tournament because this is a golf blog, after all. My last to...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #6 My First Varsity Tournament

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Wow, my sixth post already! Time flies when you’re having fun. This post is about my first Varsity tournament last Monday. My last post was about the worst and weirdest conditions I had ever golfed in. This post is partly a continuation of that and partly about how much harder it is to play wh...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #5 Crazy Conditions

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  Hello, and welcome to my fifth post! This post is going to differ from my previous ones because I could not think of a mind trick to write about. Instead, I’m going to share stories about some of the craziest, weirdest, and most uncomfortable games or practices I’ve ever had. I...

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