Golf Tips for New Golfers

  • Free lift from all gardens & all wood chipped trees
  • Free lift from all cart paths & maintenance roads
  • Free lift from all stone ditches & wash out areas
  • All hazards are marked / Red – Yellow & O.B.
  • One club length relief from all 150 yd. Poles. (Please do not remove)
  • All yardage markers are measured to the center of the greens. * 100 – 150 – 200 *
  • Drop area on Hole #9 if your ball is on the cart path. ( White Painted Circle )
  • Players may remove stones from bunkers/ No Penalty.
  • Parking lot is O.B.
  • Red flags   * front
  • White flags   * middle
  • Blue flags   * back
  • COURSE INFO   (From the Middle of the Tee Boxes)
  • 3rd HOLE from the bell to the front of water measures 183 yds.
  • (you will get some roll) PLAY SMART!
  • 5th   HOLE 210yds. to the middle of the bunker * appox. 165 to landing *
  • 7th HOLE from the middle tee box to the middle of the fairway is 219yds.
  • 10th HOLE from the middle of the tee box to the Base of the tree measures 175yds.
  • 11th & 12th Pond is still a water Hazard
  • 14th HOLE from the middle of the tee box to the far edge of the brook measures 185yds.
  • 17th HOLE from the white tee box to the middle of the fairway measures 220yds.
  • Please FIX ALL BALL MARKS ON THE GREENS and Please re-place all DIVOTS!
  • Please Keep Up With the Group In Front Of You!
  • Water Jugs on 3rd – 6th– 7th – 12th – 15th – 16th
  • Rain Shelters on * 4th/16th – 5th/15th 8th 13th/14th *
  • Restrooms on 4/16th hole and 11/13th hole

Grip

  1. Cover Left thumb nail. *  (R.H. Golfers)
  2. Grip Pressure * Relax Grip – Hold an Egg but don’t break it.

Aim

  1. Line up your feet to the target. (Use an extra club or yard stick at your feet for alignment)
  2. Make sure your club face is square to the target. (Grooves of club lined up)
  3. Ball in the middle of stance.

Posture

  1. Spine Angle (Bow forward)
  2. Hands under your chin. Hands Hang Down
  3. Be in the ready position.
  4. Feet shoulder width apart / Relax knees

Full Swing

Position # 1

  1. Take the club straight back * Butt of club in line with target.
  2. Toe of club facing up to the sky.
  3. Keep a good spine angle. Turn Belt Buckle Back

Position # 2

  1. Bring the club up * Relax arms.
  2. Hands away from head / Make the letter L with arms
  3. Butt of club facing down or on an angle.

Position # 3

  1. Extend the club straight at the target. * Toe of club facing the sky.
  2. Keep a good spine angle. (No lifting) Turn to the Target
  3. Chin to shoulder / Hold Spine Angle / Hands go by the head

Position # 4

  1. Throw the club over your shoulder. (Hands to the ear) Bend elbows
  2. Good toe turn. (Show the bottom of your right shoe) Hello
  3. Good Balance. (Pose for the TV camera)

COURSE SPECIFIC TIPS

  • Free lift from all gardens & all wood chipped trees
  • Free lift from all cart paths & maintenance roads
  • Free lift from all stone ditches & wash out areas
  • All hazards are marked / Red – Yellow & O.B.
  • One club length relief from all 150 yd.  Poles.  (Please do not remove)
  • All  yardage  markers  are  measured  to  the  center  of  the  greens. * 100 – 150 – 200
  • Drop area on Hole #9 if your ball is on the cart path. (White Painted Circle Between Greens)
  • Players may remove stones from bunkers/ No Penalty..
  • Parking lot is O.B.
  • Flags
    • Red  flags   * front
    • White  flags   * middle
    • Blue  flags   * back
  • COURSE  INFO   (From the Middle of the Tee Boxes)
    • 3rd.  HOLE  from the  bell  to  the  front  edge of  water  measures  183  yds. (you  will  get  some  roll)  PLAY  SMART!
    • 5th.   HOLE 210yds. to the middle of the bunker * appox. 165 to landing *
    • 7TH.  HOLE  from  the middle  tee  box  to  the  middle  of  the  fairway  is  219yds.
    • 10th.  HOLE from the middle of the tee box to the Base of the tree measures 175yds.
    • 14th.  HOLE from the middle of the tee box to the far edge of the brook measures 185yds.
    • 17th.  HOLE from the white tee box to the middle of the fairway measures 220yds.
  • Water Jugs on 3rd. – 6th. – 7th. –  12th. – 15th. – 16th.
  • Rain Shelters on  * 4th./16th. – 5th./15th.  8th. 13th./14th. *
  • Restrooms on 4/16th. hole and 11/13th. hole

Please FIX ALL BALL MARKS ON THE GREENS and Please re-place all DIVOTS!
Please Keep Up With the Group In Front Of You!

GOOD LUCK AND HAVE A NICE DAY!