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  1. 1. What is your biggest fitness struggle?

    • Posture
    • Strength
    • Flexibility

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Has anyone actually been able to get to the site?  I have been getting database errors every time I have tried.

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I'm sorry your having problems, but I checked all the links and they seem to be working fine... The website is up and running at 100%.

I'm not sure what the issue is. Let me know if you figure out the problem.

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Keep on answering the poll above!

The feedback is great to see, as it helps me create exercise programs that help golfers with their specific problems. The more information I have the better.



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Are TST staff members eligible?

Great idea by the way, I've been busting my butt for the last 6 months to lose weight, get in better shape, get more flexible, etc., and I firmly believe it has made a positive difference in my game. So yeah, even if staff members arent eligible, I highly encourage everyone to enter, as it WILL promote a better overall game.

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Great contest to enter! Fitness is very important to one's golf game and there is not one but TWO chances to win. What are you waiting for?

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Flexibility seems to be the leader by a large margin thus far.

Keep voting!

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Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Will the list of winners be posted here after they are informed via PM?

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Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Thanks for all of the great responses!  We read some amazing stories, and have finally narrowed it down to two members.  Winners will be contacted by Private Message shortly with further details.

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