18BIRDIES BLOG

November
7
2018

Fantasy Draft Picks: The OHL ClassicNews Entertainment

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Preview: The Tour Junkies dish out the goods for The OHL Classic at Mayakoba El Cameleon and what it’s going to take to build the right DraftKings lineups. David and Pat come together to give their lock, value plays, sleeper, and player to avoid in DFS formats. Key Stats: Ownership / DraftKings…
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Winter Survival Guide: How to Keep Your Game from Hibernating this Offseason feature image
If you live in a cold climate, the freezing temperatures and snow drifts of winter can make it challenging to get outside and practice your golf swing. And as every golfer knows, if you don’t use it - you lose it. However, the long offseason doesn’t have to put your game on ice. We have some…
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18Birdies and Dirty Larry Make Putting Easy with DreamGames feature image
We’ve been *itching* to share this one! 😍 Got ourselves one heckuvan addition to our list of Tour players working with the #NavigatorAid. Ladies and gents, Mr. Beau Hossler! @the_beau_show_ 👏🏻👏🏻 #PGATour #liveunderpar #theseguysaregood #witb
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Meet the Golfer Who Played All the Top 100 Courses in the World feature image
Bob McCoy is a golf fanatic, and he’s probably unlike any golfer you’ve ever known. Last week the 79-year old McCoy played the New and Eden courses at Hong Kong Golf Club and completed a mind-boggling odyssey that began almost 40 years ago. McCoy has played every course that’s ever been in Golf…
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November
3
2018

Understanding the Gear Effect in GolfGolf Instruction

Understanding the Gear Effect in Golf feature image
The gear effect: many have heard of it, but few actually understand what it is. Fewer still realize that not understanding the gear effect can hamper their efforts to improve their golf game. https://youtu.be/FdH0JQL5E-U Whether we hit a good shot or a bad one, we assume we know what happened.…
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Forest Dunes Delivers a Top Ranked Golf Destination to 18Birdies DreamGames feature image
Winter is coming! But we have a grand prize to help you get past those snowy blues: three rounds of golf in northern Michigan at Forest Dunes Golf Club anytime you wish in 2019. For November and December, we're giving you the chance to play a nationally ranked course! Your “Bucket List” experience…
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Haunted Tales from the Golf Course and Beyond feature image
With enough history comes legend, and these legends of bizarre and unexplainable happenings on the golf course have a definite supernatural feel about them. There’s an eerie connection between golf and the paranormal that extends beyond disappearing shots or obscure rulings. Some accounts you can…
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18Birdies App Update 8.2: Photo and Video Gallery feature image
The colder weather is creeping in and we're keeping it out by improving your 18Birdies experience! We’ve been focusing on crushing a lot of minor bugs in this release, but also have some new improvements that you’ll benefit from! Photo and Video Gallery: Take an awesome photo or captured a great…
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The Truth About Single Length Irons: Disentangling Fact from Fiction feature image
Single length irons (or one length irons) have become mainstream equipment news this year thanks to a spectacular breakout season by Bryson DeChambeau. Although the concept of making each iron in a set the same length is not new (Bobby Jones used single length irons in 1930 to win the Grand Slam),…
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Fantasy Draft Picks: WGC HSBC at Sheshan International feature image
Preview: The Tour Junkies dish out the goods for The WGC HSBC at Sheshan International and what it’s going to take to build the right DraftKings lineups. David and Pat come together to give their lock, value plays, sleeper and player to avoid in DFS formats. Key Stats: Ownership / DraftKings…
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WGC HSBC Champions: Sheshan International Course Guide feature image
Golf has been played in China since 1000 AD, but from 1949 until the early 1980s the sport was banned and likened to extravagant eating and drinking. When the ban was lifted a frenzy of course building ensued. Today there’s a golf course in every one of China’s 33 provinces and regions except for…
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From Darkness to Triumph: Meet Blind Golf Champion Mario Tobia feature image
Blind golf shots can be intimidating. They force golfers to trust their instincts and fire into the unknown. The Road Hole’s blind tee shot over a wall and hotel at The Old Course is both terrific and terrifying. Hitting the blind second shot on No. 6 at Pebble Beach, which has to quickly rise over…
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New Headcover Drill for Increased Speed feature image
Last week we went through a lower body stabilization drill for a better backswing. Your backswing is so important to success, that we're sticking with the theme again for this week! This is a drill you've probably come across or even tried throughout your golf journey: the headcover drill. You know…
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The Golf Ball's Interesting Evolution feature image
Which golf balls go the furthest? What’s the best ball for slow swing speeds? Every year these questions are asked by golfers thousands of times over. But if you think finding a ball that fits your game today is tough, imagine what past generations of golfers had to choose from. Balls made of wood…
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October
17
2018

Fantasy Golf Picks: The CJ Cup at Nine BridgesNews Entertainment

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Preview: The Tour Junkies dish out the goods for The CJ Cup at Nine Bridges and what it’s going to take to build the right DraftKings lineups. David and Pat come together to give their lock, value plays, sleeper and player to avoid in DFS formats. Lock of the week: Embed from Getty…
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