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Biodegradable Corn Starch Tees

Written by: Tony Korologos | Sunday, July 1st, 2007
Categories: Golf AccessoriesGolf Equipment

Installment number eight of the “Tee Week” theme here at Hooked On Golf Blog.

biodegradable corn starch golf teeThere are some biodegradable tees made out of corn starch. The only versions of this tee I’ve seen are long, and are a little off-white or slightly clear in color. They’re a little flexible and get more flexible the more times you use them. If you have hard ground to stick the tee into, these can bend or break too easily.

This may sound odd, but I really don’t like these tees because they aggravate my tennis/golfer’s elbow. They seem to snag the driver just enough to irritate it.

I dig the concept of biodegradable tees though as would many tree-huggers. That being said, a head course maintenance guy I know says they don’t decompose fast enough though. They end up just picking these tees up along with the wood ones anyway.

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