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.

 

 
Cranberry Golf

First Golf Tournament? Here’s What You Should Know

Your first golf tournament is one of the most exciting monumental moments of your golf career, and life! However, it can also be extremely nerve-racking, especially if you have never participated in a golf tournament before. Golf tournaments are taken very seriously, as you will be playing against many other successful golfers who have put in just as much time, energy and practice as you have. Before your first golf tournament, here are some things that you can take into consideration to help you prepare and get ready for it. First, ensure that you practice for the tournament. Practice, practice,…

Need Another Reason to Fall in Love with Golf? We’ve Got You Covered

As if you did not need yet another reason to stay in love with the game of golf – we have another! Are you aware that regularly golfing can actually make you a smarter person overall? There are many different aspects of the game of golf that a lot of players, and potential players, may not even realize. When you become so engulfed in the game, you may forget how many outstanding skills you are attaining while you play. The game of golf exercises your memory in outstanding ways, and is a great way to stay mentally healthy, especially as…

Golf Etiquette – What You Should Know

The game of golf, while very fun, is also a game that many take very seriously, and work hard to improve on. It is important that while you are on the course, you maintain the rules of the game in a respectful manner. There are rules and regulations when it comes to the etiquette of the game of golf. Whether it is specific rules for the course you are playing on, or the general rules when it comes to what to wear, it is important to make sure that you are on top of what can and cannot be done…

Nike

Stock Up on Warmer Gear for Fall

Don’t let chillier days stop you from playing the game of golf! With fall just around the corner, you may want to begin stocking up on some new fall apparel and accessories for the course. When shopping for warmer apparel, it is important to think about layering, wind and/or water resistance, as well as a hat to keep your head warm. Here are some of our favorite Nike pieces that you can benefit from while playing in the fall. Nike’s Dri-FIT Half-Zip Golf Top is available in a variety of colors, including Wolf Grey, Gym Blue, Burgundy Crush, Obsidian and…

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…