Tom Newton

A secret to game improvement

September 18, 2022

Golf side bets can be a great game improvement tool. There are many reasons to include side bets in your golf matches, but none are more valuable than the way a wager can help improve your game. How you say? Golf teachers tell us to “stay in the moment”, “one shot at a time”, “Focus…

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BINGO-BANGO-BONGO!

September 18, 2022

BINGO BANGO BONGO Win points by being in the right place at the right time. This challenge puts separate values on the long game, short game, and putting.   Three points are up for grabs on each hole. Points are assigned a dollar amount before the match begins. The nature of this game requires following proper…

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Ego – Scarcity – or Purist?

September 15, 2022

Is it just me, or do you find three kinds of golfers when playing side games? There are those who; 1) have great egos regarding a low handicap (forgetting to post bad rounds), 2) those who see their handicap as a scarcity tool…… trying to keep a high handicap to win more bets (never making…

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TOURNAMENT FUN

September 2, 2022

Try adding this clever addition to your golf tournament. It’s an excellent game to offer sponsors. Par 3 Poker awards random poker cards to each team players who land on the green with their tee shots on all Par 3s. (green in regulation). Teams accumulate cards on each Par 3 and then use them to…

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Charbonneau Golf Club – the best executive course in Oregon?

August 28, 2022

I made a recent trip to play Charbonneau Golf Club, in Wilsonville, Oregon, USA – just south of Portland. This 27 hole course is a joy to play.  I was pleased to see they have made a number of course and facilities improvements in recent years.  There was a really positive vibe throughout. From their…

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Let it Ride

August 21, 2022

Let it Ride  The basics of this game is in two parts; 1) earning points on a hole and 2) risking those points on the next hole. To start the game, decide on a scoring point system much like a Stableford format: Bogey = 1 point Par = 2 points Birdie = 3 points Eagle…

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Golf Digests Interactive Best Golf Courses By State

August 20, 2022

Thanks Golf Digest!  Love this tool. Visit Here

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Castle Stuart Golf Links – Scotland

August 13, 2022

One of my very favorite experiences in Scotland was playing Castle Stuart Golf Links.  The club is relatively new in the highlands, but strong in reputation.  It has hosted several championships, including the Scottish Open. The whole experience there reached our highest expectations.  A wonderful golf course lay out, beautiful views, outstanding service, etc..  My…

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Get a 10% Discount on Golf Products

August 13, 2022

Followers of Great Games for Golfers are eligible for a 10% discount from Golf Store Outlet. Visit the store and use Promo Code GGFG10 at check out to get 10% off on all  purchases.

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