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    THE STARTER, YOUR FRIEND ON THE FIRST TEE!!

    Tweet I have been golfing for over 15 years. I played on so many golf courses; some are fancy courses with breathtaking sceneries, surrounded by massive trees, a lake, river, and some in the middle of a farm surrounded by cornfields. Some is so mountainous an Afghani golfer designed it. The most interesting golf course I played on is Glen Lake Golf Course, a par three course stretched in two different cities, Minnetonka, and Eden Prairie, separated by a highway and goes under a tunnel. When I started playing there, they served alcohol on the Minnetonka size of the course but don’t serve alcohol on the Eden Prairie section, which…

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    GOLFING IN DECEMBER… !

    Tweet “To find a man’s true character, play golf with him.” – P.G. Wodehouse.  Especially in Minnesota December, I may add. Growing up in Egypt, I had never had a chance to play this elusive game of golf or even come close to being on a golf course. Golf is still an individualistic and disciplined game for someone who played and loved the soccer game’s proximity and improvisation game. Golf strives in a culture of abundance where each player brings his/her balls, bag, shoe, umbrella, raincoat, hats, cart, clubs, and caddy. Soccer thrives in a culture of scarce; all you need is to show up at the park, no grass,…

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    PLAYING CROQUET LIKE AN EGYPTIAN… THE CROOKED GAME!

    Tweet  Playing Croquet Like An Egyptian, The Crooked Game!! The Game of Croquet (pronounced “crow-KAY”) started in France by a Bachler farmer who had too much time and woods to spare, the game moved to Ireland, then traveled to England from there ended up in the US where it is now a tradition of backyard recreational, social activity. Croquet is a sport that can be enjoyed by anybody; old and young men and women, rich or wealthy. To play Croquet, you need to know the rules and have them handy for reference during a game. The United States Croquet Association (USCA), set rules as a guide for informal backyard play. As…

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