Proudly located approximately twenty-five or so minutes north of downtown San Diego and near the Interstate 15, Carmel Mountain Ranch CC is situated in a fantastic suburban town. A gorgeous clubhouse overwhelms the premises when one arrives in the parking area, and the bigger pro-shop exhibits this center is dedicated to and about golfing.

Nevertheless, the beauty of this golf arena is abandoned when a golfer discovers that there is no driving range in which to warm-up. A little cage section is accessible for hitting balls into a net, and the clubhouse smartly offers this poor warm-up area for free of charge with a booked golf round.

After hammering a handful of putts, my accomplice and I packed our set of clubs on one of the golf carts. Right away, I noticed the amazing GPS platforms that Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Resort has set up on all their carts. While the monitor frequently displays ads in the middle of golf holes, the overhead artwork and ranges to several things on the design are rather practical on a course in which the path of the pins isn't always noticeable.

The third hole supplies the person his or her very first real decision on the layout. Measuring just only 359 yards from the blue tee boxes, this dogleg left hole has a sizeable fairway sand trap directly in the middle section of the dogleg. A larger amount of fairway exists to the right of this sand bunker, but a shot in this trouble will undoubtedly conclude in a lengthier approach shot. At the same time, much less short stuff is available right, but this can result in only a 100 yd shot if your tee shot correctly lands in the fairway. Sadly, my short was in the sand trap.

As I arrived in the sand trap to attack my second shot, I discovered sizeable gravel in the bunker. Now for many of you who have experienced this design, indeed, there is quite possibly a one-thousand-lb rock in this sand bunker, but these stones were around the sizing of a baseball. I had to clear away these impediments away from my ball in an effort to keep clear of destroying my golf clubs. In addition, the trap was soil, not sand. Even though I properly hit my approach shot to the rear of the green, I was unsatisfied in the circumstance of this trap. It is also crucial to state that while I did not find virtually any larger stones in Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Club 's sand bunkers for the remainder of the round, the remaining bunkers were the same exact soil I encountered in this case.

The 10th hole is a pleasurable par-5 that can easily make even smaller golfers believe as if they can strike the golf ball a really far way. This marginally dogleg right hole is sloping down the whole time. A banner is located in the middle of the short stuff at the dogleg, and the recommendation on the golf cart GPS proposes gamers hit over this marker. Having said that, big hitters will run out of short stuff if you achieve this. I recommend attempting just to the right of this banner. Bunkers do protect the fairway on the right edge, but if you actually consider this aim path, you will easily have a middle club to hit this putting surface in a pair of shots.

The par-4 fourteenth hole is the hardest handicap hole on the design. People must attack the fairway on this hole or an ugly number will rapidly turn up on the scorecard. While issues exists left, a good tee shot is left center short stuff because it slants left to right. A golf ball pushed or banana'ed right will in the end conclude in possibly a missing ball or a very problematic approach shot. The short grass is comparatively slim and has several undulations, but it is downhill. The approach stroke will necessitate the individual to shoot over a small water hazard that defends the front side of the green. The green is relatively tiny so exactness is a must. Talking about putting surfaces, Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Resort does have good greens. Although it is not speedy, the greens did move very accurate. A person can be positive that his or her golf ball will respond as thought out on these manicured putting surfaces.

The 17th hole is a short par-4 that measures only 365 yards from the blue tees. Many individuals will benefit from an iron off the tee box in order to be short of the water. The putting surface is slightly higher from the short stuff and players must get an accurate distance in an effort to attack this putting surface. Amazing boulders and waterfalls encircle the tiny lake that shields the front side of this putting surface.

In general, Carmel Mountain Ranch Golf Club is a fine design that has a number of elegant holes. If a person can work with not having a driving range to warm up and some poor sand trap problems, the majority of the design seems to have a lot to provide.
# by ralphseo | 2013-09-30 15:10
If you're just beginning, then there are few things that you will have to decide which type of board to use. This is a fundamental step, so make sure you get this right. So a regular skateboard is no more than 32 inches and is mounted on wheels, called trucks which are screwed underneath. There's also this stuff called grip tape which helps you keep your balance while riding. You can also keep it on your feet while you are airborne doing more advanced maneuvers. There are practically limitless ways in which you can customize your own board.

Think about your stance.

No matter what type of board you get, you'll have to think about the way you're standing. This is the basis for riding and any trick that you'll perform. It is the default position you take and will have for the majority of the time. It's easy to get lazy or otherwise stop thinking about your position on the board, but don't let yourself do this. Have people watch you if necessary as well so that you can make sure you are doing the right thing. You want to learn tricks properly the first time too.

Determine your dominant foot.

You want your dominant foot to be the one in the rear. This will allow you to balance yourself better but also use your weight more accurately to maneuver yourself around on the board. If you don't already know your dominant foot, you can determine which one it is by falling forward. Whichever one you use to catch yourself from falling on the floor is the one you're looking for.

Work with gravity.

When you are on your board and hopefully moving, make sure that you are standing up straight and evenly distributing your weight on the board. Adjust your feet around the screws in the grip tape as you need and you will see that it's not so difficult after all. Also it can help if you lower your waist by bending your legs for added balance. Depending on what you're doing, you'll have to adjust small parts of your stance to put yourself in the optimal position. It's not like you're going to stay in the exact same position the entire time. These are just guidelines that will widely apply to a lot of different circumstances. Don't get too obsessive about this stuff.

Watch other people.

If you are more than a casual boarder, then you may benefit from going to a skate park with some regularity to see some talented people. You are going to feel as though you don't belong there at first, but you will soon be joining them and keeping up. The most important thing to do is get out there and see how to be better. Everyone was once like you, and avid people are usually willing to help you get off the ground. They will also have good information about how you can make great purchases for your skate boarding hobby
# by ralphseo | 2013-09-27 12:34
Commonly referred to as action sports, as the name suggests, the various types of adventure sports are personified by the rush of adrenaline that you feel while engaging in them.

Among the various kinds of sports activities that are widely practiced as on date, the adventure or extreme sports call for many precautions to be undertaken by the participants when compared to the other normal-type ones.

This piece is intended to throw light on some of the basic precautions you need to follow before plunging headlong into adventure sports.

i. First and most important is to look at the sport with the correct attitude
Never be overconfident when it comes to the risks associated with adventure sports. Even though you may be a regular participant, negligence or overconfidence can turn disastrous at any point of time.

ii. Undertake a detailed study about the sport so as to know the probable areas of danger and the measures to safe guard you well in advance.

iii. Every time you engage in such a sport, think that you are a first-timer. This is not to reduce your confidence level or intimidate your fighting spirit. It is just to make sure you observe the minimum prescribed safety standards always.

iv. Your safety should not be compromised at any cost. Adventure and thrill comes only second to your safety.

v. Never consider these sports to be a child' play. There may be imminent risks you may not have faced so far. Hence, it is best advised to be in the company of a few comrades rather than venturing alone.

vi. Some adventure sports like mountaineering and water surfing should be practiced under the studied supervision of a seasoned expert.

vii. Mae sure you carry all of safety equipment you need to safely engage in the sport. For example, there are specified helmets, gloves, shoes and seat belts for some sports like motor sports.

viii. Take care to not to indulge in alcohol or drugs for at least a few hours before the sport activity. The same holds good for the use of steroids or boosters.

ix. In case you are undertaking a sporting activity in a foreign country, you have to make sure you appoint a suitable, reliable and reputed coach or guide that can help you with not only understanding the local conditions there but also provide useful tips to succeed in your mission of engaging in adventure sports.

x. Always try to gain as much information about the methods to handle any kind of emergency as possible to be prepared well in advance without being caught unawares.

A good prior knowledge coupled with a diligent attitude can work wonders for you while engaging in adventure sports.
# by ralphseo | 2013-09-27 12:33
1) Once you get to the shooting range the first thing you want to do is to open your gun case making sure the barrel is pointed in a safe direction. If it is not pointed in a safe direction close the case and turn it to a position where the business end is pointed in a safe direction. Next reopen the case and remove the rifle butt first making sure the chamber is open and empty.

When this is accomplished insert a safety flag into the chamber. Lift the rifle so the barrel is pointed straight up in the air. Keeping the gun pointed straight up in the air proceed to the firing line in order to set up the rifle to be able to start shooting. Before you attempt to shoot in the Prone, Standing,or the Kneeling position you want to master the process of the shot by resting the barrel of the rifle on a sandbag. There are a couple of things to keep in mind, first wear safety glasses an dear plugs before entering the range. Second the sand bags are used to simplify the process of firing the shot by supporting the barrel. This makes the process of learning the proper way of taking a shot much easier.

2) When preparing to shot a shoot grip the rifle while keeping your finger outside the trigger guard until you get your target sighted and the rifle is pointed in the vicinity of the target. After the target is sighted in you want to put your finger on the trigger. You want your finger to placed in such a way that the trigger touches tour finger between the tip and the first joint of your finger. At this point stop breathing and take up the first stage of the trigger, if you have a two stage trigger. Now begin constant pressure on the trigger until the shot is fired. What ever you do, do not anticipate the shot. You need to concentrate on the sight picture not the trigger. Before trying an actual position you need to be able to consistently shoot three shots in a row at the bullseye in a tight grouping. The ideal group is to make only one hole with all three shots. If the three shots touch each other that is a good indication that the shooter has learned the act of firing the shot and can now learn the three different shooting positions.
# by ralphseo | 2013-09-27 12:32
Planning a golf tournament? Here are some tips to help you.

1. Select a good golf course and facilities that can accommodate all the needs that you have and make sure that their staff employees are likewise accommodating. Check with the employees and ensure that you tell them what you need and what you want to happen, especially if you plan on having an awards or some sort of ceremonies after the tournament. This is also the time you should think of the number of golfers that you would allow to compete. You may want to check the staff recommendations, especially if they have a record of golf tournaments in their place.

2. It might be great if you make an information brochure explaining and advertising the tournament in a clear and concise manner, with a format that is easy and relaxing to read. Put in a concise registration form along with the brochure.

3. You should not forget about getting tournament sponsors. Order early the course signage. It might take some time in getting all the logos you need for printing. Be sure that the tournament sponsors you got have first approved the publication materials before taking them for printing. Many tournament sponsors have very strict specifications about the use of their logos and expect you to follow the guidelines that they have.

4. Consider the goodie bags or giveaways in the tournament. You could give shirts, tees, hats, balls, among others. You could also keep a supply of sunscreen packets and bottled water. If you are giving awards, you should order the trophies early.

5. You can buy a database (or design if you can do one) for the registration process in helping you track the players you have as well as the team pairings.

6. Make sure that the golf staff is recognized easily. They should be easily distinguished with a special hat or golf shirt.

7. Do a short checklist of the things you need to finish or accomplish in preparation for your tournament. Try to do everything as early as possible.

8. Inform the players of the rules and requirements of the system. Make sure that they do have the necessary equipment or tools for play, such as score cards, balls, tees, among others.

9. Make sure that there is proper and enough nourishment at the tournament. There should be enough food and drinks available in the various points around and on the course.

10. Prepare for worst-case scenarios like course problems, injuries, etc.
# by ralphseo | 2013-09-26 11:52