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Couples that Golf Together…

Not sure if you and your significant other ever hit the greens together, so we thought we’d list the top three reasons why couples who play together, stay together. If your relationship could use a boost or you’re just looking for even more ways to learn something new with your special someone, implement these three tips and you’re sure to be on the road to a stronger (and more fun) relationship.

It’s Challenging

Relationships face all kinds of challenges on a daily basis – financially, emotionally and professionally. Being supportive of your spouse through challenges applies to both the times spent in the rough and the times spent on the green. Whether your spouse is trying to score a birdie on a par 3 or learning how to simply “hit it straight” – challenges forge a pathway toward achievement. Through support and being their #1 fan your spouse will be well on their way to a “hole in one.”

It’s Rewarding

Be honest – was there ever a moment when you didn’t experience personal satisfaction in someone telling you “Good work!” or “Awesome job!”? It’s amazing how far a simple word of encouragement can go – and the same applies in relationships. When your spouse scores the birdie on the par 3 or finally “hits it straight,” be sure to let them know how great they did. No one likes to work hard for something they don’t get recognized for – especially women!

It’s FUN!

One of the most common misconceptions about golf is that it can be boring, especially for those who are beginners to the game – when in reality, golf can be a very FUN sport! By creating simple 1 on 1 competition with your spouse like “Closest to the Pin” on a Par 3 or “Trouble” in which the goal is to avoid the bunkers and hazards – the opportunities for laughter and good memories are endless. Having fun with your better half is one of the most important fundamentals of any relationship and a foolproof path to happiness.
So give us a call today at 843-491-4372 or take a FREE TEST DRIVE to get started adding more FUN to your relationship!

Hot Golf tips for August

Hot Golf in August

August is upon us, which means hot deals at Grand Strand Courses and good course conditions almost everywhere! We have had a lot of rain locally in July, bordering on really wet, but with just enough time to dry out each week. Many local courses are reopening after a really bad winter kill, some just in the last week or two. That means fresh greens and being able to play on courses you haven’t seen in a while!

One major factor no matter where you play in August is the heat. We’ve got a few tips to remember as you hit the links:

  • Early play is cooler. Not everyone is an early riser, but this is the month to get the earliest tee times if you can. Make sure to Book Ahead for the coolest tee times!
  • Stay hydrated. This is NOT as simple as it sounds. Drinking plenty of fluids during your round will not be enough. You need to actually begin at least one day prior to your round. Possibly even earlier if you’re flying to your golf destination. Avoid caffeine and alcohol.
  • Wear loose, light-colored clothing made of moisture wicking material. The goal here is to keep the clothes breathable and not have them stick to you when you start to sweat. You’ll feel more comfortable, stay cooler and play better.
  • Pack a backup. Why not have a fresh shirt for the back nine? Not only will you feel fresher, You’ll gain a psyche advantage. The rest of your foursome will think, “Why didn’t I think of that?”
  • Use sunblock. Much of the newer golf apparel has sunblock technology built in, use it when you can, and on your exposed skin use a lightweight, non-greasy sunscreen. SPF 50 is not too much.
  • Wear a hat. Regular style caps are great; but they’re not perfect. The bucket hat with the brim that goes all the way around may be more effective. But a loose, light hat will do wonders in keeping the sun off of you. It’s not just about avoiding sunburn, it’s maintaining your energy level.
  • Eat light, but eat nonetheless. Again, if we want to maintain your concentration and energy levels, starving yourself is not going to help. But the last thing you want is to feel heavy and lethargic due to a big meal before needing to walk around for five or six hours in the hot sun.
  • No shame in the cart game. Don’t let pride get in the way of staying cool. When it’s really hot, take the cart and drop the windshield for a little breeze!
  • If you’re walking – use the pull cart. Not only will you exert less energy than carrying, you’ll get more air moving around you without a bag strapped on.
  • Warm up fully but lightly. You want to be prepared for your round, so hit balls on the range and putt some on the putting green. But don’t overexert yourself. You’re going to sap your energy throughout the day. Don’t burn it all before you get to the first tee!

All of us that like to play golf know we’re going to battle the elements from time to time. Living in the Myrtle Beach area, we know that oppressive heat doesn’t mean that golf has to take a back seat. If you’re smart and prepared, you can enjoy some great times on the course!

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The Shifting Sands of Myrtle Beach Golf

With Heather Glen Golf Links apparently closing at the end of the year, many people are asking about the future of Myrtle Beach golf. If it closes, Heather Glen would join a group of recently closed courses that includes Black Bear, Waterway Hills, Wicked Stick, Cypress Bay, Island Green and Wedgefield Plantation. Course closings are never a good thing, but they are also not new to the Myrtle Beach area. Courses such as Bay Tree, Marsh Harbour,  Angel’s Trace and many more have closed over the years, yet golf continues to roll on around the Grand Strand. Golf certainly isn’t dead in the area — both Crow Creek and Arcadian Shores are spending big bucks to renovate their courses — but the climate is changing. So what can we expect for the future?

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Book Tee Times Online At Aberdeen!

After a long wait, Aberdeen Country Club is scheduled to reopen on or around March 29 following massive flooding from Hurricane Matthew. The clubhouse and golf course have both been completely renovated and the course is now taking advanced booking tee times starting on March 29th. You can book online for Aberdeen and many other top non-affiliate courses by going to MyGolf’s Online Tee Time Website or by calling 843-491-4372. Support a popular local golf course as it embarks on a new era!

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