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How to Maintain Your Golf Game During the Offseason

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

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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Unique and Innovative Seating Options for Meetings

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Choose the Right Seating to Improve Your Meeting Productivity There’s more to running a successful conference or business meeting than picking the right meeting venue and ordering the right food. How and where your attendees sit really can make a difference. Have you ever attended a conference, hoping for lively discussions only to find yourself locked in lecture mode? Look around. Maybe it’s not the presenter that’s the problem, it…

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How to Be a Part of the 2016 Ryder Cup

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Secure Your “Ticket” to the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine With one of golf’s premier events coming to Minnesota in 2016, everyone is asking how they can be a part of the Ryder Cup. Here at Hazeltine, we are brimming with excitement and busily preparing to take the stage as the world watches the 2016 Ryder Cup in Chaska, Minnesota. Besides pondering whether Team USA will be able to redeem themselves…

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Planning Effective Executive Retreats

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Four Essential Steps For a Successful Executive Retreat Executive retreats are a time-honored tradition for businesses and non-profit organizations, but how effective are they? Done wrong, a retreat can be a waste of time and money. Done right, a retreat can energize your team. It takes careful planning to get the most out of a retreat. Not sure how to pull it off? Follow these four steps to make your…

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What to Know About Attending a Gala

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Tips for Attending Your First Gala Merriam-Webster’s defines ‘gala’ as: a festive celebration, especially: a public entertainment marking a special occasion. However, if you will be attending your first gala, you may need to know more than simply how it’s defined. Here, we answer some of the most common questions about attending a gala: Before the Event Plan Ahead The first factor to consider when preparing to attend a gala is…

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A Look Back at the 2014 Ryder Cup

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Chandler Withington shares final Ryder Cup thoughts Hazeltine National Golf Club Head Golf Professional, Chandler Withington, along with a contingent of Hazeltine National members, experienced the 2014 Ryder Cup Matches in Scotland at Gleneagles earlier this month. He returned with lifelong memories and observations that will stay with him well into the 2016 Ryder Cup Matches here at Hazeltine National. Here are Chandler’s thoughts as he takes a look back…

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Playing Tips for Golfers in Fall Weather

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

The Best Season to Golf in Minnesota There is nothing that beats playing golf during the fall in Minnesota. The course conditions are the best you’ll see all season. The trees are putting on an autumnal show that keeps spirits light, no matter how bad the shot. Courses have fall rates, they are less crowded and the course pace of play becomes your pace of play. It is arguably the best…

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Plan a Holiday Party Employees Will Want to Attend

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With a Little Creativity Your Employees Will be Talking about your Holiday Party in the New Year If you and your employees are tired of the same old thing when it comes to your officeholiday party, it might be time to get creative. How about spicing up your celebration with something a little different? In our large metropolitan area, it’s easy to come up with creative alternatives to the usual company holiday…

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Build Strong Teams with a Golf Team Building Event

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Plan a Group Golf Outing to Strengthen Your Office Team Strong organizations rely on strong teams to succeed. One great way to build teams is through a golf outing. Sports can help unlock creativity through their nature as ‘play’ as opposed to a normal day of ‘work.’ Golf, in particular, is a sport that requires a varied set of skills to propel a ball from the tee to the hole,…

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Predictions for the 2014 Ryder Cup

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Our golf professionals predict the 2014 Ryder Cup winner The Europeans have the number 1 player in the world in Rory McIlroy. In fact, 4 of the top 6 players in the world will be playing in front of a “home” crowd at this year’s Ryder Cup in Scotland. Which brings up the next point, the 2014 Ryder Cup will be played at Gleneagles in Scotland, giving the Euros distinct…

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