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Liverpool: The wonderful gateway to England’s golf coast

When you think of the city of Liverpool, golf doesn’t immediately spring to mind. This, after all, is a city which lives and breathes football. It’s a city that is known across the world for its incredible music scene and it's a city with a rich, maritime history. But perhaps what golf is something it should be know for, because this vibrant, modern city is also within touching distance of some of England's very best links courses.…

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deWiz golf review: can wearable golf trainer make you better?

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Sigmund Freud once claimed all human behaviour is governed by our desire to move towards pleasure and away from pain and now the guys at deWiz believe that principle can improve your golf swing. When I was told I should try the deWiz golf watch, which delivers electric pulses or – whisper it – small electric shocks when your swing goes awry, I’ll be honest I was a little apprehensive. But as golfers we’re no strangers to subjecting ourselves to a little pain on the course. All joking aside, the thing that interested me most about the deWiz golf watch…

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A round with Luke Donald: World No 1’s timely reality check

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I remember the moment I realised my childhood dream of winning The Open was in tatters – it was all Luke Donald’s fault. Not that he knew it. I was 14 and I was good at golf. But I was soon to discover I was not good enough. From the age of 7, I had dreamt of lifting the Claret Jug and seven years on I told myself that there was still hope. “Nick Faldo did not pick up a club until he was 14 and you already play off 5,” I told myself. “You are talented, you work hard…

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Uncommon: Golf ball inspired by unconventional magic of Moe Norman

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Have you ever really thought about why you play the golf ball you do?  It’s a question a new U.S golf ball company are determined to get golfers to ask themselves as they look to create something truly different in the golf world. Uncommon, based in Park City, Utah, is an enterprise made up of golf-obsessed designers, product developers and, most importantly, friends, which came to life during the Covid-19 pandemic.  The brains behind Uncommon are creating golf balls using cutting-edge materials and tech, but they are determined to cut through the jargon and the confusion that many golfers feel…

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