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COMMUNITY SPORTS TIPS: Fundamentals for consistency

COMMUNITY SPORTS TIPS: Fundamentals for consistency

September 15, 2011

This week, PGA Master Teaching Professional Jacques Panet-Raymond shares the fundamentals necessary for consistency.

Deal Us In: Loser-on-loser play makes winning easy

Deal Us In: Loser-on-loser play makes winning easy

September 14, 2011

"You can easily see," writes Alma Jones, of Iron Mountain, Mich., "looking at mine and my partner's hands that a three notrump contract would have been better and easier to make but difficult to bid."

Deal Us In: Be wary of the lure of the finesse

Deal Us In: Be wary of the lure of the finesse

September 7, 2011

West led his fourth-best diamond, and the declarer lost no time in going set. Declarer won the king of diamonds, cashed the ace of trump and finessed the Jack. West took his queen and continued with a diamond.

Deal Us In: It’s all in how you read the bid

Deal Us In: It’s all in how you read the bid

August 31, 2011

When Debra Smith of Ocala sent me this hand with the bidding at her table, I knew it was best that I was not her partner sitting North.

Deal Us In: Entry management can be key to defense

Deal Us In: Entry management can be key to defense

August 24, 2011

How do you make six clubs when West leads the Jack of diamonds? The North-South bidding was a bit aggressive, but the slam seems to depend on the finesse through East, who had opened the bidding.

Deal Us In: Opening bid shows vulnerability

Deal Us In: Opening bid shows vulnerability

August 17, 2011

The vulnerability makes an opening bid by the dealer a good choice. Having the 4-4-4-1 distribution, most North players will open the hand one diamond. Once the heart fit is found, North will bid the game.

Deal Us In: Seven cards can be the right fit

Deal Us In: Seven cards can be the right fit

August 10, 2011

It is often stressed that a combined holding of at least eight cards in a suit makes for a satisfactory trump suit. However, a seven-card fit, especially in a major suit, is often adequate.

Deal Us In: Technique is the key in this hand

Deal Us In: Technique is the key in this hand

August 3, 2011

This hand gives the reader a chance to display his technique by deciding how he would play a three notrump contract after a heart lead.

Bridge Scoreboard

Bridge Scoreboard

July 27, 2011

View the results for the Longboat Key Duplicate Bridge Club

Deal Us In: Special skills can aid in bridge win

Deal Us In: Special skills can aid in bridge win

July 27, 2011

Bunny Roland, of Traverse City, Mich., proves that she has the special skills to win at this duplicate bridge game.



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