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Dennis Begin is a retired teacher from B.C.’s Lower Mainland who is a member of the Golf Teachers Federation. With his wife Pat and dog Bogey, Dennis travels the southwest U.S. and Mexico, attempting to perfect his golf game.

Dennis begin

Dennis Begin is a retired teacher from B.C.’s Lower Mainland who is a member of the Golf Teachers Federation. With his wife Pat and dog Bogey, Dennis travels the southwest U.S. and Mexico, attempting to perfect his golf game.

The ninth hole at Mabel Lake Golf & Country Club features two ponds.
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Why I like nine holes

There are plenty of golf courses in the province, from the  No. 1 Capilano Golf and Country Club (private) to the Stanley Park Pitch and Putt.

A man finishing his golf swing
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Tips on the mental approach to golf

The mental game of golf is as important as the physical skills of the game. 

Socorro Peak or M-Mountain in Socorro, New Mexico, the site of the Elfego Baca Shootout Golf Tournament.
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Toughest golf tournament in the world

The Elfego Baca tournament is a one-day one-hole tournament .

Hole 16 at the Guildford Golf and Country Club in Surrey
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Best par 3 golf holes in British Columbia

The criteria to determine outstanding holes are playability, aesthetic value, quality of greens and sand traps, and enjoyment to play.   

SFU Women's Golf Team.
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How to get a golf scholarship

How to obtain a golf scholarship

Odyssey Tank Mallet Putter.
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Putters and putting

As putting can make up half of your final score, it is no wonder that putters are such an important part of your equipment.

Callaway MD3 Wedge.
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Callaway Wedges MD3

What are the differences between the Pitching and Gap Wedge—48 degrees, Approach Wedge—54 degrees and the Lob Wedge—58 degrees?

Women's Cobra MyFly8 adjustable driver.
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Women’s golf clubs

Men and women are very different physically and as a result, so are their golf clubs.

Nike Vapor Speed Driver with cavity back.
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The Nike Cavity back drivers

Dennis Begin tests a Nike Vapor driver and gives his impression.

Taylor Made M1 Driver.
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Time to buy a new driver

The average recreational golfer and senior needs a set of clubs that suits his or her age and ability. 

Original peg tee and standard white and brown tees.
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The lowly tee

Most golfers often look around the tee box for a good tee or just use the last one they found. Tees, however, are a necessary part of a golfer’s equipment.

A selection of 9 golf balls of different colours, makes and sizes.
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The ins and outs of a golf ball

Not all golf balls are the same. Dennis Begin takes you on a journey to explore the size, dimples, numbers and other differences in golf balls.

Refuge Golf Course Clubhouse and RV sites on former #4 fairway.
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When RVing and golfing do not mix

Trying to combine an established gated golf community with an RV Park becomes a headache for Cindy and Jerry Aldridge, owners of the Refuge Golf and Country Club in Arizona. 

Hole #11. Signature Hole with view of Turquoise Valley and Mule Mountains.
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Turquoise Valley Golf Course and RV Park

This desert golf course is located in the quiet border town of Naco, Arizona. 

Voyager RV Resort golf course.
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The RV Golfer visits the Voyager RV resort

This luxurious Tucson resort was named mega park of the year by the Arizona Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds.

Avi Resort Casino
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Golf, stay and play on the Mojave reservation in Nevada

Just north of Laughlin is the Avi Resort and Casino, complete with two 18-hole golf courses and tidy RV park.