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What is a good pre-game meal?

The general rule is that 3-4 hours are needed for a large meal to digest. Golfers should eat a balanced meal 3-4 hours before their game, with a selection of starches (bread, pasta rice), protein, vegetables, fruit, and dairy. This meal, if well balanced, will help keep you feeling satisfied well into the round. Examples of a good meal 3-4 hours before: whole wheat spaghetti with tomato meat sauce, turkey sandwich with soup, chili with crackers and a salad, omelet with toast and fruit salad.

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