River's Edge Golf Blog

Tips for Navigating Sand Traps

Sand traps can be treacherous. They do call them traps for a reason. Most see them as a complete loss to their game, a defeat. Here are some tips for shooting from within a sand trap, and coming back for the win.

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Seasonal Changes to Golf in the Fall

Most people think of golf as a summer sport. You get out in the sunshine and warm weather, avoiding the colder weather of the fall, or the muddy weather of the spring. Most golf players will tell you that fall is their favorite season to play golf in. Here’s why:

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Demographics of golf

 

Learn a little more about the game through some numbers, including average age of players, scoring averages and more. Discover who the average golfer in the U.S. is.

The numbers

Nearly 30...

Dining on the patio before and after a round of Golf

There’s a tradition of enjoying lunch with your fellow golfers out-of-doors in the most enjoyable of golfing conditions. Maybe an Arnold Palmer is your beverage of choice before starting a game, or perhaps an ice cold beer is the perfect end to your 18 holes.

Hanging in the outdoors

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Golf Returns to the Olympic Summer Games in 2016

Golf will be played at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, for the first time since 1904. The last time golf was played in the Olympics, the United States and Canada were the only two competing countries. Due to the sport’s rapid...

Tips to Protect Your Health While On the Golf Course

 

 

 

Tips to Protect Your Health While On the Golf Course

Golf is a sport. Like any sport, people can become injured on the course while performing their swings or walking across the green. Protecting your health by avoiding injuries will ensure that you have a...

Simple Mistakes Golfers Make That Hold Them Back

On a daily basis, we are bombarded with tips about how to make our swings better, what to do to cinch the putt, and what not to do so we don't make the dreaded shank shot. Yet there are plenty of faux pas that golfers do while out on the course even before they take the...

What Makes a Golf Course Unique?

You are sitting at a table with your coworkers, talking about all the outdoor adventures people plan to do during their vacations. While there is talk about hiking, bike riding and mountain climbing at unique places, you are quick to share your plans about going a few rounds at the local golf course. Your coworkers may look...

3 Women Golfers to Watch During 2016

Rising golf stars are the greatest people to watch. They are so focused on the game, yet they have great attitudes over their competition and skills that they bring the golf play to a new dimension. During 2016, there are a number of women golfers who you should keep an eye on. While we expect veterans such as Inbee Park and...

Golfing Alone: Sometimes It is Better as a Game of One

When the early morning dew spots the grass, a lone figure stands out on the River's Edge Golf Course. The clubs are clean and the ball sits patiently on the tee waiting for the swing of the iron. The golfer breathes in the fresh morning air, crisp and cool over the Deschutes River, with his breath steaming out inches from his lips....

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