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Entries in Croquet Mallet (6)


2018 Croquet Mallet Directory

Congratulations to Brass Spot Mallets and Marcelino Piquero for taking top spot in the 2017 Annual Croquet Network Mallet Poll. Brass Spot notched 167 votes in a poll that set a new record with 454 total votes. For players though, the good news is the number of mallet makers has now grown to 27 which is up four from 2016.

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Morning Coffee: St. John's vs Navy Scales Back

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Ah, President's Day. This is a wonderful chance for me to sleep in until 7:30 and play modern-day internet journalist. The leisurely morning with coffee, snagging of stories then pausing for a spoon feeding of rice cereal and peaches for my six-month old breakfast critic and a return to the old trusty laptop. No pressure of a press deadline, just knowing croquet fans across America will likely be checking their e-mail by noon. While across the pond, it's best to have the newsletter ready for some evening e-mail readers. Contrast that to the usual 5:00-7:00 a.m. window followed by operation school and daycare dropoff and this is the life. Enjoy it today my friend, because it's back to the grind next week.

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Croquet Poll: Your Holiday Wishlist


Backyard Warrior: 15 Winning Tips for the Backyard Croquet Game

Did you get roped into playing a croquet tourney with your new girlfriend’s family? Maybe you have to attend a backyard croquet party that your boss is throwing. Don’t sweat it. Here are 16 tips to make sure you dominate that casual backyard game of double-diamond cutthroat croquet (six players, one ball each).

1. Choose the mallet with the heaviest head and the longest shaft (adult-sized mallet shafts are roughly 36”).

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Mallethead: 10 Reasons Croquet is Better Than Golf

1. More Fun, Less Time
A backyard game of singles golf croquet (13-point) can usually be played out in about 20 to 25 minutes. A round of golf equals what? Three hours? Four hours? More? Check out the USCA Synopsis on golf croquet rules here.

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Croquet Poll: Mallet Head Length?