PRO SHOP CLOSED ON MONDAY FEB. 18th.  Due to Pro Shop renovations and our concern for customer safety, the Pro Shop will be closed through the month of February. Members: To renew your annual dues,  please mail your application to the pro shop or sign-up online through the CV website.  To book advanced Tee Times, call 508-430-5234.  The golf course is on temporary tees and greens and riding carts are not available until Spring.  THE HOT STOVE WILL REOPEN IN APRIL.
Golf Tips

Trusting Yourself and Your Swing

Everyone has heard the phrase “trust yourself” at one point or another within their lives. Whether it is in their personal life when having to make a big decision, professionally at an important meeting, or during a big sporting event where decisions need to be made on the fly. Truthfully, trusting yourself is one of the most important aspects of life – trusting your head, trusting your heart, and trusting your gut! Trusting yourself is especially important in the game of golf when it comes to your swing specifically. When you learn to trust yourself under pressure on the course,…

Advice on the Golf Course: Rules and Regulations

If you know the rules of the game of golf, you know that it is against the rules to ask for advice in certain circumstances, and during certain times. While you may want advice from your opponents during the game, it is important that you know exactly what you can ask. Here is what you need to know when it comes to rules and regulations for advice on the course. Officially, advice on the golf course is any comment, verbally, or any action that helps a player decide how to play the round, or even a single hole. This can…

Importance of Rest and Recovery

When working on your physical health, you may get into a routine where you find yourself constantly working out, whether that is through cardiovascular activities, strength training, or just some extra practice on the course. What many fail to realize is that working your body that hard with little to no rest can cause more harm than good. Too much exercise can cause an extreme amount of fatigue for your body, and ultimately cause injury. In order to ensure that your body is strong and healthy, you must incorporate rest and recovery into your daily schedule. Rest and recovery can…

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…

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…