Tuesday December 18th.  The golf course is open on temporary tees and greens only. Riding carts are not available until spring. Pro Shop hours are 9am-3pm.    Range is open on mats.  HOT STOVE IS CLOSED FOR THE SEASON.

 

 
Lauren DiCenso

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 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…