We have made the decision to delay the opening of Lakes West by one week, though the project was completed on time. The timeline for overseeding was aggressive, the aggressiveness was necessary to ensure normal course conditions for the Pink Ribbon events being held at Willowcreek, North and Quail, the first part of October. The extra week will allow additional growth in the areas that were completed last. Lakes West will now open October 27 and will be cart path only until November 12.
We would like to remind everyone
Donations will support the families of military service members who have been disabled or killed in the line of duty
RCSC Golf Courses will participate in the sixth annual Patriot Golf Day weekend August 31 – September 3. Golfers across the country and at RCSC Golf Courses have the unique opportunity to donate an additional $1 or more to benefit Folds of Honor Foundation (FoldsofHonor.org), which provides post-secondary educational scholarships for children and spouses of military service men and women killed or disabled while serving our
Everyone is aware that this time of year the rough is both thick and heavy. In order to help our golfers deal with these seasonal conditions, we would like to offer the following swing tips.
Tips for Successful Rough Recovery
Use a lofted club, even if it requires laying up. The goal is to get the ball back into play and avoid scoring an “other.” Leave the fairway woods in the bag.
Grip more firmly with your left hand (right for lefties). This will provide more control of the club as it moves through the
August 9, 2012
The past several weeks I have received numerous comments, complaints and suggestions on the conditions of our golf courses. It is troubling to hear these comments, as this time of year these comments are coming from our core group of golfers, which are our year round residents. I hope through the course of this letter I am able to satisfy some of the questions that have been circulating and ultimately describe the actions you can take to address them as well.
Summer is our peak growing season, particularly the
Whether you have played golf all of your life or are a novice at the game, it is important to know all of the golfing fundamentals before you step onto the course. Although golfers as a group are very friendly and willing to offer inexperienced players pointers, you do not want to go out on the course and embarrass yourself by not knowing the fundamentals.
Proper golf etiquette is one thing that everyone should practice. That starts with being quiet while another player is attempting to hit a shot. You should also not stand in the line
Whether you are watching the Masters Tournament on television or out on the course playing a round of golf for yourself, you should have a good understanding of the terminology used in the game. Golfing Language can be a little confusing for those new to the game as either spectators or participants. You will not become a better golfer by learning golf vernacular, but, you will at least get a better understanding of the game.
Following are the most basic of the hundreds of terms you might hear around a golf course.
Triple Bogey: 3
Golf is a fantastic, highly addictive game to play. Sometimes it is rewarding, but it is often frustrating. Getting started playing golf is really not so complicated. Optimistically this article is sure to assist you in avoiding some common pitfalls of the game.
As you get started in golf, the first thing you may want to do is to hurry out and purchase a brand new, expensive set of clubs. Although they are nice to admire, keep in mind that golf equipment of today arrives in many great selections that cater to several different styles and