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The Course

Our facilities are fully licensed by the AGCO. Light lunches are available in the club house or on the patio which overlooks the ninth green. Our friendly beverage cart staff will be pleased to deliver a sandwich, burger or hot dog out to you on the course, if requested.

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Our Club House is licensed for up to 48 people. It is available to rent for family gatherings, small parties or meetings….with or without the licensed facilities and at very reasonable rates. Phone for details.

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From Our Blog

20 Random Facts About Golf

Golf is a sport with a long history behind it going back to the 15th Century. In that long period, a lot of interesting things have happened which includes insane records and feats. This article will touch upon some of these records and also some very interesting facts.

  1. The word caddy comes from the French word cadet which means student. Cadet in French is pronounced as cad-day.
  2. The probability of making two consecutive hole-in-ones in a round is one in 67 million.
  3. The popular term birdie used in golf originated when an American player Ab Smith described a shot as a ‘bird of a shot’ while playing a round of golf in 1899. This then slowly became birdie.
  4. The world record for the longest recorded drive on a regular course is 515 yards made by Michael Hoke Austin of Los Angeles during the US National Seniors Open Championship at Las Vegas on 25th September 1974.
  5. John Hudson made two consecutive hole-in-ones at the 11th and 12th holes during the Martini Tournament held at Norwich, England in 1971.
  6. In March 1961, Lou Kretlow made the longest hole in one measuring in at 427 yards at the Lake Hefner Course in Oklahoma.
  7. Phil Mickelson is a right-handed player who plays left-handed. He had learned the sport by mirroring his father who was a left-handed player.
  8. A typical golf course usually has 18 holes.
  9. Albatross or Double Eagle is used to refer to rounds that are 3-shots under a par on a hole.
  10. 3-shots over par on a hole is referred to as a Triple Bogey.
  11. Tiger Woods has earned over $100 million dollars in just prize money.
  12. There are 336 dimples on a regulation golf ball.
  13. The longest putt ever measured is a ridiculous 375 feet.
  14. Around 125,000 golf balls are shot into the water annually at the well-known 17th hole of the Stadium Course situated in Sawgrass.golf dimples
  15. An average female golf player has a drive speed of 62 mph while a professional female player has a drive speed of 96 mph.
  16. An average male golf player has a drive speed of 84 mph while a professional male player has a drive speed of 108 mph.
  17. Tiger Woods has clocked in a drive speed of 130 mph whereas the record for the fastest drive speed is around 150 mph.
  18. The female equivalent of the Ryder Cup is called the Solheim Cup.
  19. The first golf tournament for women was held in 1811 at Musselburgh on New Year’s Day.
  20. 80% of all golfers will never achieve a handicap of that is less than 18.

Ten Rules For Your First Game Of Golf

Playing your first game of golf can be both an intimidating and enriching experience for every beginner. In this article, we have listed out some tips to make it easier for you.

1: EQUIPMENT:
Before playing the game itself, effort must be taken to make sure you have the correct equipment in hand. The rules say each player must have a limit of 14 clubs in their bag. While there is no limit to how many you can possess, borrowing clubs is not a good idea and is usually a violation of the rules. Further, make sure that you also have plenty of balls in your bags as well because the first time you’re up you will probably lose a lot of them.


2: DRESS THE PART:

A lot of golf courses usually have a strict dress code for the players and hence you cannot just enter in a dress or pantsuit to play the game. A sturdy pair of shorts and a collared shirt is your best bet while playing the game and is a neat and practical outfit. As for shoes, a pair of sneakers would do as golf shoes aren’t always required, as are golf gloves.

3: MAKE A TEE TIME:

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For most of the rounds of golfing you do, you might have to reserve a tee time which is a reservation at the golf course as to what time you wish to begin your game. If your tee time is 10 am then at 10 am on the dot, you or someone from your team must be at the golf course. Plan to reach the golf course at least ten minutes early to be on the safe side because missing your tee time could cost you your slot on the course and force you to wait a few hours before the next one is available.


4: PLAY THE GAME AS IT LIES:

One of the fundamental rules when it comes to golf is to play it as it lies. What this implies is to simply not touch or move the ball and to play it wherever it comes to rest. The rules of golf clearly state you are not allowed to pick it up unless correctly stated otherwise.

 

5: KEEP UP THE PACE:
A huge problem when it comes to golf courses has been the slow play on the part of a few players. You do not want to keep others waiting on you just as you wouldn’t want to be kept waiting by a group of slow players as well. As a beginner, it is important to know what your pace of play is so as to not hold anyone else up. Always be ready to play on a turn and don’t waste time deciding what equipment to use. Further, if you are part of a slower group, it is good etiquette to try and allow the faster, more advanced group of players to take their turn before you.

 

Scott Davis

“Scott is a 3 time WTA X champion. He is also the lead digital marketer at West Highlands. Scott’s commitment to learning and playing golf is second to none.

He is also the proud father of 3 young boys and a girl. His wife , Emily Davis,is a high school teacher.”