Eye On The Birdie – Post #24 Interview with a First Tee Drop-Out

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The final installation in my First Tee interview series will be with my sister, who will be referred to as Driver. She chose this as her pseudonym because of her love of cars and because it was the only golf-related term she would consent to. She participated in one First Tee session and one LPGA &h...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #21 The Grants Trip/Tournament

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Welcome to the twenty-first installation of Eye On The Birdie! (I know the title is a little odd, but please roll with it for now.) The Grants tournament was the first two-day tournament I attended, although I suppose it was technically two tournaments on two consecutive days. Both were simply quali...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #20 The Social Aspect Of Golf

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Hello! I have reached my twentieth post! I think a milestone this large merits ice cream, but my mom would probably disagree. It’s too bad, because I really like ice cream. Anyway, this post will be about one of the reasons it is nice to be on the high school golf team. I will be …...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #19 My Second Varsity Tournament

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Hello! This post won’t be focusing on any trick or on the mental game. It’s pretty much just a summary of my second Varsity tournament. (For the story of my first one, see Post #6.) It also rehashes elements of Post #5: Crazy Conditions. I apologize if I’m getting a little repetitive, but I ki...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #18 Golf Is Saving My Life

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Hi! I know the title may seem over-dramatic, and it probably is. However, I am feeling a little over-dramatic and golf has been essential to me during these past two weeks. I am about to go into my fourth week of school and am mildly surprised I’m still alive! I have way too much homework, &hellip...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #17 Compare And Contrast

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Big news! I re-entered the public school system after six years of being homeschooled! It has been exhausting and stressful. Also, I have an inhumane amount of homework, so this is going to be a short post about what’s new in my life and two recent high school practice. (Oh yeah, high school golf ...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #16 Taking Risks

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Hi! This last week has flown by, what with it being the last week of summer golf. I think the most valuable lesson I learned this summer was to avoid putting with the back of a nine iron! (At one point this week, the class went out to play a game with only one club, …...

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Eye On The Birdie – Post #15 Why I Golf

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Welcome to my fifteenth post! As you can see, this post is about why I golf (although a more fitting name might be Why I Keep Golfing). This post will also include some clarifications about previous posts and some information about big changes coming up for me. Let’s get started! So, to begin we m...

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