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Hale Kelly

Hale Kelly
Hale Kelly is the Director of Golf at Maderas Golf Club.

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Turf Report: Course Conditions at Maderas Week of Nov. 28 2016

Posted by Hale Kelly | [fa icon="calendar'] December 1, 2016

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Here are the turf conditions to expect the week of November 28, 2016 at Maderas Golf Club. 

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Pro Tip: Master the Grand Golf Club 17th Hole Closer to the Green

Posted by Hale Kelly | [fa icon="calendar'] November 10, 2016

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The Grand Golf Club is one of the most beautiful and challenging San Diego golf courses. Whether you’re a mid-level golfer enjoying your game on a budget or an expert seeking a luxurious experience, the Grand Golf Club will fill your needs.

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Pro Tip: Master the Torrey Pines Golf Course Par 4 4th Hole

Posted by Hale Kelly | [fa icon="calendar'] November 3, 2016

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The par 4 4th hole at the Torrey Pines south course is one of the most scenic, but also one of the most difficult. It shoots about 500 yards, making it one of the longest on our “challenge list.” The hole is located near the ocean, so you must be careful to avoid the water. Additionally, bunkers surround the hole. Most golfers cannot make it in two strokes.

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Turf Report: Course Conditions at Maderas Week of Oct. 31 2016

Posted by Hale Kelly | [fa icon="calendar'] November 2, 2016

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Here are the turf conditions to expect the week of October 31, 2016 at Maderas Golf Course. 

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Pro Tip: Master the Aviara Golf Club 18th Hole Prevailing Wind

Posted by Hale Kelly | [fa icon="calendar'] October 27, 2016

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At Maderas, we know the 18th hole is often a challenge. By then you are tired, possibly distracted, and ready to tally your final score. However, shooting under par at the 18th hole can make a big difference in your score. At many San Diego golf courses, the 18th hole is also the most challenging. This is certainly true at the Aviara Golf Club.

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Turf Report: Course Conditions at Maderas Week of Oct. 24 2016

Posted by Hale Kelly | [fa icon="calendar'] October 26, 2016

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Here are the turf conditions to expect the week of October 24, 2016 at Maderas Golf Course. 

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Pro Tip: Master the Maderas Golf Club Par 5 14th Hole

Posted by Hale Kelly | [fa icon="calendar'] October 20, 2016

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Par 5 holes are challenging in themselves. At Maderas, we have one of the hardest par 5 holes of any San Diego golf course. Unlike some of our other holes, this one gets harder the closer you get to the green. It’s a 552-yard uphill shot that catches many of our golfers off-guard, including the most experienced ones. It’s earned the nickname “The Monster.”

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Turf Report: Course Conditions at Maderas Week of Oct. 17 2016

Posted by Hale Kelly | [fa icon="calendar'] October 19, 2016

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Here are the turf conditions to expect this week at Maderas Golf Course. 

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6 Pointers for Increasing Your Swing Speed

Posted by Hale Kelly | [fa icon="calendar'] October 13, 2016

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Golf is all about calculation: You need to be able to evaluate several factors quickly on the fly to successfully crush the ball off the tee and make a great first shot. Your stance, club, grip, the slope of the land, your swing path, and the power in your swing are all critical factors to success on the course. We’ve compiled a few of the best tips for increasing the speed of your swing for you to consider.

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3 Pro Golf Tips for Curing Your Slice

Posted by Hale Kelly | [fa icon="calendar'] October 6, 2016

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Slicing is a common problem amongst golfers, so if you have difficulty getting rid of your slice, take comfort in knowing you’re not alone. The majority – close to 90% – struggle with slicing on a regular basis. Slicing is a term used to describe the ball in flight curving from left to right after the drive. Your swing puts unintentional spin on the ball, causing it to drift off-course. Slicing is a frustrating reality many new golfers face, but you can fix your slice with some work and a few the tips we’ve gathered.

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