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2015 Wedding Trends: Return to Elegance

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

Glamour Makes a Comeback for 2015 Weddings Whether you are thinking about a wedding in winter, spring, summer or fall, now is the right time to begin your planning – because the most popular venues book quickly. But once you land on the location, the real fun begins: dreaming up the event of a lifetime. Here’s a look at some of the hot wedding trends for 2015 to help you…

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Busting Private Golf Club Membership Myths

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Why Golf Club Memberships Make Sense Comedian Groucho Marx once said “I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.” It’s hard to say whether that decades-old quote said more about Groucho’s personality or the exclusivity of clubs, but either way, it doesn’t really apply today. Contrary to conventional wisdom, joining a country club should no longer raise the concerns it has in the past. In…

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Hazeltine Pros Share Golf Course Bucket Lists

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Dream Golf Courses For 2015 The change of the New Year is a good time to take stock of where we’ve been, where we are, and where we’re headed. Some people reassess their bucket lists, checking off items that were accomplished and maybe even adding a few more, while some golfers update their golf course buckets lists to see if they can get on that one course they’ve been hoping to…

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Golf Resolutions for 2015

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Golf Resolutions for the New Year By now, the gift giving should be about done, and you’ve had a chance to admire that new hybrid club that you just received. You might even have taken a few swings in the living room if there is room to do it without breaking any holiday decorations. But the end of the old year is upon us and the new one is close,…

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Hazeltine Course Changes for the 2016 Ryder Cup Matches

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New Route for Fans, Better Bunkers for Players The Ryder Cup matches will be coming to Hazeltine National Golf Club in 2016 and preparations for golf’s premiere international team competition have long been underway. The world’s top golfers will play a very different version of the storied course when they come to Chaska in September of 2016 thanks to a re-route of the holes, designed to maximize the impact for…

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Finding Clever Golf Gifts

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

Great Golf Gifts for the Holidays With frost decorating the trees, and snow filling up the fairways here in Minnesota, golf may be the furthest thing from your mind. But the holiday season is upon us and that’s the perfect time to start thinking about the upcoming golf season. You can be the star of your holiday celebration with a clever golf gift for the golf lover on your list. Great…

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The Business of Building Teamwork

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

Tracking Teambuilding ROI When taking stock of a company’s most valuable assets, most would agree that people rank number one. With changing work environments and more employees working remotely, how can an organization motivate and encourage team spirit? Teambuilding activities, like a Monday golf outing at Hazeltine National, or an off-site retreat, can bring multiple benefits to your employees and business. Yet most business still wonder, is it worth it?  The…

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Tips for Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue in Minnesota

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

5 Questions to Ask When Visiting Wedding Venues Planning a wedding can be both exciting and overwhelming, with so much to do and so many things to think about. One of the most important places to start is at the beginning. Where are you going to hold your wedding and reception? The answer almost always comes down to location, location, location. When it comes to finding the perfect wedding venue…

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How to Make Your Sports Banquet Special

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Centerpiece Ideas for Sports Banquets A sports banquet is a great way to celebrate a team’s achievement and bring people together that have worked hard throughout the season. Festive decorations that carry the theme of the sport help elevate the evening’s excitement. One of the many options for decorating you’ll want to consider is what to do for table centerpieces. We’ve put together a list of ideas along with some…

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How to Maintain Your Golf Game During the Offseason

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Tips for Effective Off Season Golf Training It finally happened: a thick blanket of cold, white snow has covered all of Minnesota’s golf courses and turned our thoughts towards next season – or a trip south, for those of us who have a golf vacation on the winter schedule. Hazeltine National golf professional Mike Barge has a few great ideas on how to maintain your golf game during the offseason,…

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