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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

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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

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

Posted on by Ruth Glaser

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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