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By Stephanie Wei under Amateur Golf

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I wrote a story for Northern California Golf Association’s Magazine on setting up golf courses to suit women better, not to mention juniors and seniors. Even if you’re not a woman, it’s worth the read (especially for design/architect buffs) — it might make you think about tee positioning like you never have before!

Seriously, it might not sound like the most compelling topic in the world, but it was really interesting to report on this and talk to course consultant experts, like Arthur Little, as well as golf course operators, like Ben Cowan-Dewar, who is the man behind Cabot Links and business partners with Mike Keiser.

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Back in September I wrote a piece for the Northern California Golf Association Fall Magazine on what amateur golfers (or weekend hackers) should and shouldn’t emulate from PGA Tour and LPGA golfers. It’s funny because the next time I played golf, I realized I was guilty of many of the “Don’ts,” so perhaps I should heed to my own advice! Check it out and maybe this can even help cut down a few strokes from your game.

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