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Benefits of Hiking Once A Week

If someone told you that going for a short hike once a week would dramatically improve your life, would you believe them? It’s true! By spending time in nature just once a week, you will lower your risk of heart disease and diabetes, boost your mood and become more...

Common Golf Myths

Golf is a game that is often times misunderstood. Many people hold beliefs such as that it takes too long to play the sport, that it hurts the environment and that it is an elitist sport. These are myths and could not be farther from the truth. It Takes too Long An...

Hiking Spotlight: Joshua Tree

Joshua Tree is known as one of the world’s best rock climbing areas, but the desert hiking is fantastic, too. What do you need to know before travelling to Joshua Tree? History Joshua Tree was declared a National Park in 1994 and named for the trees native to it. It...

How to Choose Golf Clubs

How do you know what to look for when choosing golf clubs? 10 irons, 3 woods and a putter are the typical makeup of a golfer’s bag, although it is up the rules of golf allow you to put up to 14 clubs in your bag, and they can be of your choosing. But these clubs need...

History of the Masters

The 2018 Masters Tournament just finished with Patrick Reed, an American coming out on top as the winner. With so much buzz around this event, what should we know about it? It is one of four major championships in professional golf and is held every year in Augusta,...

How to Begin Playing Golf as an Adult

Golf can seem extremely complicated when trying to get your foot in the door. With all of the different rules, clubs, and finding the right place to start playing it can be challenging to find the right place to start. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to get...

Common Hiking Mistakes

Hiking is an amazing opportunity to soak in nature, get in touch with your self AND get a great workout in. However, without proper planning, it can also be an opportunity for disaster. By adhering to the following tips, you will be ready to take on the trail with...

Best Hiking Spots in NYC

Need to get away from the concrete jungle of NYC? There are beautiful hiking trails and parks only a stone’s throw away from the city. Many people are not aware of the parks and hiking trails accessible to them right outside of the city’s limits. Pelham Bay Park The...

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You have reached Kevin McCord’s first blog post on his site dedicated to outdoor activities and sports, especially golf. Stay tuned!