Sunday August 19, 2018.  The golf course is open and carts are available. The driving range is open on the grass till 5:00.  Pro Shop hours are 6:00-6:00.  Hot Stove at Cranberry Valley is now open on Thursday evenings until 8:00 pm with specials including Pot Roast and are also open until 7:00 pm on Fridays, offering Steak Tips!

 

 

 
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Golf Controversies

Disputes and controversies in the golf world are far and many. Fans and players alike question certain elements of the golf game that they would like answers to. Although I may not have the answers, here are a few of the biggest controversies in 2018. Slow Play Has slow play on the PGA Tour has become a problem? The general consensus would be yes. Arguments have been made that audiences are turned off from the game because of how long it takes to play (and watch). Should we speed things along or keep them as it is? Does Golf Belong…

Tips Before You Start The Golf Season

If you’re an avid golfer like I am, it’s an exciting time of year because it’s officially golf season! Now is the time to prep before you head out to the course. Here are a few tips to get ready for the season: Short Game Start by working on your short game. Go to the range as often as you can to get your groove back. I like to start playing 9 hole courses at the beginning of the season because it’s a great way to practice your irons. Most courses offer a putting green somewhere near the range, so…

Golf Outing

Tips For Your Next Corporate/Charity Golf Outing

Here in Houston, the best months to play golf tend to be March/April/May and September/October. Spring is here and Corporate/Charity Golf is back! In a world of impersonal business communication filled with faxes, cell phones, voice mail, and e-mail, the development of personal relationships has become more valuable than ever.  Understanding the benefits golf can provide in business can give you a competitive edge as a round of golf offers an opportunity to build a personal relationship with business clients or colleagues by spending 4-5 hours in a relaxed setting with people who otherwise can be difficult to reach on…

Golf Hazards

Hazards to Avoid While Playing Golf

Every golfer dreads hazards on the golf course. It can be difficult to get away from them, so you might as well learn how to use them to your advantage. As your skills increase, you will find ways to use some hazards to your advantage, while other hazards will inevitably work against you. Here are three hazards to keep in mind while golfing. . Water Hazards Water hazards, like ponds and lakes, enhance the beauty of the golf course. However, it adds quite a challenge to your golf game. You may get nervous teeing off knowing your ball has to fly…

Golf Injuries

Avoiding Common Injuries on the Course

Golf injuries are often minor, but sometimes they can be really painful and hard to cope with. It will consequently affect your golf game and swing. Usually, they involve strained muscles, swelled tendons, or torn cartilage, not broken bones. Sometimes, they keep you from playing for a day or two. Other times, they keep you from playing for several weeks. Weekend golfers tend injure themselves because they’re either out of shape or fail to warm up properly. They also injure themselves because of bad mechanics, which often result from trying to do more than you can do or copying the…

Hitting a Flop Shot

Flop shots are difficult and should be avoided at all costs. However, if you want to get it down correctly, make sure you practice at the range whenever you can. Here are some things to consider when attempting to make a flop shot. Are You Using the Right Club? Flops should be hit with a high-lofted wedge. Most of us here use one in the low to mid 60’s. If you don’t carry one in your bag it’s going to become problematic when you try to hit the shot. Take a Look at Your Surroundings When you have to do…

Callaway, Titleist or Taylormade?

When you look at any major industry in America, there is the big names that everyone knows and loves. In golf, you have the big three: Titlest, Taylormade and Callaway. Much like any other industry, there are other guys under them always vying for the top spot, but can’t quite get there. When it comes to golf, who really is the best? You have to look at each brands best and worst characteristics to break down who really is the best. First let’s look at Titleist. They boast the #1 ball in golf that most players on the PGA Tour…

This May be the Best Team USA Ever

After a Ryder Cup victory last season and this most recent President’s Cup, it is starting to be talked about. This USA team is GOOD. This may be one of the best teams in USA history. The thing about this team is they are deep, not just top heavy. With teams in the past, they have had the talent at the top to get them close to beating teams, but never the depth. If you look at the 12 men they put out at Liberty National, it is hard to think they will lose anytime soon. You have the two…

Golf Pong Boards are a Golfers Dream Come True

Golf Pong, anyone? Beer pong, corn hole, washers and horseshoes have long been staples of backyard and cookout games, but sometimes, you just need a golf club in your hand. Chipping at a cookout can make you look pretty crazy. Although you may improve your short game, the divots in the lawn and you playing alone may piss some people off. Now you can improve that short game, get a buzz on and have fun all at once. Recently a startup company on KickStarter.com launched a new cookout game fit for all golf fanatics. They launched Beer Pong Boards for…

Pat Perez Huge Season

41-Year-Old Perez Breaks Into PGA Tour This PGA Tour season has seen some crazy ups and downs. Players winning a lot, players getting injured and even guys not playing much. But one of the bigger storylines that has kind of gone unnoticed is the sneaky rise of Pat Perez this season. The 41-year-old golfer has had a real out of no where season. He has only missed three cuts all season. That is almost unheard of on tour. To go along with that he has turned out great performances including a win at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, T4 at…