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Finding the Best Private Golf Club for You…and Your Family

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

The best golf club is the best fit for you As winter turns to spring in Minnesota, we prepare for a long, sun-filled season on the golf course. Our members are beginning to ready their game, honing their skills in the practice area and prepare to make this a season to remember. This is also the time that many golfers begin to entertain joining a private golf club. The challenge…

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What is a Championship Golf Course?

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

A championship golf course versus a course that hosts championships Many golf clubs claim to have championship golf courses. What does that mean? What is a championship golf course? Oddly enough, according to About.com the traditional meaning derived from golf facilities that have more than one golf course. These facilities might have had an 18-hole golf course and a 9-hole golf course. When these clubs hosted tournaments, they were typically…

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2014 Masters Predictions

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

The time has finally arrived for the annual Masters Tournament in Augusta. As host to numerous premier golf competitions and tournaments, the staff at Hazeltine National Golf Club knows what it takes to perform at the championship level. So, we have asked our team of golf experts to share their predictions for who will win the 2014 Masters. Before we get started, some big questions that play in our minds…

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5 Questions with Hazeltine Mr. and Mrs. Club Champions, Kyle and Melissa Molin

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

Kyle and Melissa Molin aim for a 3-peat in 2014 This is part 4 of a 5 part series He’s 38, she’s 37. He started playing golf about 15-years ago, she’s been playing 10-years longer. They’ve each had one “ace” in their career and together they have combined to win back-to-back Hazeltine Mr. and Mrs. Club Champion Tournaments. That’s right we’re talking about Kyle and Melissa Molin. They’re a formidable…

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How to Propose to Your Girlfriend

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

What Women Want in a Wedding Proposal           It’s a nerve-racking thought – how to propose to your girlfriend!  But it doesn’t have to be. This isn’t a competition between you and your buddies on who can have the biggest and greatest proposal ever.  It shouldn’t break the bank with a trip to Paris or writing your proposal in the sky, either.  When it comes to proposing to the girl of…

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Meeting Basics

Basic Tips for Planning a Meeting

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

Meeting Planning 101 Maybe you’re a startup and wear all the hats, or you’re the new guy or gal, or everyone else has a better excuse than you, or you want to show off your club and need a reason to. Whatever the reason, you now find yourself in charge of planning a meeting. You’ve never done it before. Not to fear, here are some basic tips for planning a…

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Learning to play golf

Measuring the Success of Golf Lessons

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

Three months of golf lessons At the end of last year, Hazeltine National Golf Club Golf Instructor, Chris Baisch and I embarked on golf lessons together. The goal has been to get my game to a point where I can go out on the golf course and enjoy the game, rather than feel embarrassed, inadequate and frustrated. We’ve worked together consistently over the last three months and now I’m measuring…

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The Perfect Graduation Party

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

The no-hassle graduation party Just yesterday you were sending him off to kindergarten, and now he’s finishing high school! It’s simultaneously been the longest and shortest 13-years you recall. And now it’s time to celebrate—you both made it. Now it’s time to plan the perfect graduation party! Unfortunately, graduation party planning often starts like this: Pick Date: 1st Saturday in June! Yes, that will be perfect! Pick Theme: Mexican! Yes,…

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Mary Flynn 2013 Club Champion

5 Questions with Women’s Club Champion Mary Flynn

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

Mary Flynn adds another title to her name This is part 3 of a 5 part series  Mary Flynn has some golf accomplishments that a lot of people would love to have – 5 holes-in-one, a Hazeltine National Golf Club championship…in three different decades, a career low round under 70 (69) and a 74 at Hazeltine. And she’s done all that by the age of 56-years young, as she says.…

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Why You Should Brand Your Wedding

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

Why (and How) You Should Brand Your Wedding A brand historically meant a product or trademark, but today it encompasses a feeling, or the sum of what you think about something. It comprises the qualities and attributes you associate with something—it’s what you perceive. This is true with businesses, live events and it can also be true with something as personal as your wedding. Your wedding brand is what your…

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