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

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,…

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…

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…

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 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…

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…