“The value of routine; trusting your swing.” -Lorii Myers
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Membership Rates for 2017/2018
 
The new membership has commenced. All memberships must be renewed (to continue enjoying membership privileges) for the new membership year, which began June 1. See below for rates and membership information for the current season:
 
2017/2018 MEMBERSHIP RATES
June 1, 2017 – May 31, 2018
       (ALL PRICES IN USD)      
   
Individual Membership:
  • Renewal dues $3,090; new members $3,400
  • Significant other $1,545 / Junior $200, must be a parent/legal guardian 
  • Member guest fee $115  
  • Cart fee $45 per 18 holes; $25 per 9 holes, twilight & during summer special
  • Receive (4) complimentary guest passes for individual, additional two (2) with significant other
  • Cart Program $800 - Twenty (18) hole rounds
Seasonal Membership:
  • Annual dues $1,700 for six consecutive months
  • Significant other $850
  • Member guest fee $115
  • Cart fee $45 per 18 holes; $25 per 9 holes, twilight & during summer special
  • Receive (2) complimentary guest passes, additional one (1) with significant other
  • Cart Program $800 - Twenty (18) hole rounds
Gold Membership:
  • Annual dues $7,725 includes unlimited range balls and golf with no cart fees
  • Significant other $2,575
  • Payment option is available, consult a member of professional staff for payment options
  • Member guest fee $115
  • Receive (6) complimentary guest passes, additional two (2) with significant other
  • Personal locker and preferred parking included
Corporate Membership:
  • Annual dues $10,300 for minimum of (4) designees
  • Additional designees $2,575
  • Member guest fee $115
  • Receive (1) complimentary guest pass per designee
  • Cart fee $45 per (18) holes; $25 per (9) holes, twilight & during summer special
  • Cart Program $800 – Twenty (18) hole rounds
Junior Membership:
  • Annual dues of $515
Additional NSGC Membership Benefits:
  • Complimentary club storage
  • Advanced (2 week) tee-time booking, non-members may book up to 7 days in advance
  • 10% discount on all golf shop merchandise and bar purchases
  • Range ball discounts ($5 off purchase of small and large with Warm Up Bucket upon request)
  • Handicap services and member tournament eligibility
  • Members may walk the course at twilight for no charge
  • Preferred golf rates at Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, Florida
The pictures above detail the work we will be doing over the course of the next several weeks in some of the weaker areas in the fairways. First we have to identify the intended area (top picture). Next we cut out the existing sod and remove about the first foot of sand, soil, marl, etc. Third, drain rock and sand are put down to fill the existing area, slightly above existing grade. And finally the area is re-sodded with sod from our existing nurseries.  We have identified areas on holes, 18, 10, 12, 14 and 4 that we will be focusing on first. Please be patient with the crew as they undertake this extensive project. These areas will play as ground under repair until further notice.
 
We have released our Annual Member Survey, please click the button below to provide us with your feedback.
Annual Member Survey
Proration of membership dues:

We have had some inquiries about a pro-rated portion of dues, we do offer that but not until October 1.
Schedule of Events

June
June 6 Ladies International Golf Day
June 13 NSGC Corporate golf league, match day 1

June 17 CIGA Stableford
June 19 Queen's Birthday bank holiday
June 20 NSGC Corporate golf league, match day 2

June 23 Digicel golf outing
June 24 CIGA pairs
June 27 Ameritas golf outing, 28 ppl, 1215p shotgun
June 27 NSGC Corporate golf league, match day 3


July
July 4 NSGC Corporate golf league match day 4
July 11 NSGC Corporate golf league, match day 5

July 18 NSGC Corporate golf league, match day 6
July 22 CIGA Stableford
July 25 NSGC Corporate golf league, match day 7
July 25-27 NSGC Summer junior camp

 
NSGC Summer Corporate Golf league begins Tuesday, June 13. Each Tuesday the league will start with a 5:15pm shotgun start. This year we have 16 teams of 6 players, for a total of 96 golfers each Tuesday night through August 1. With these full field shotguns, we will need everyone off the golf course no later than 5pm. Thank you for your cooperation.
The Grill
Operated by Casa 43 and Dining at Home chef Lloyd Brown, is open 11am to 5pm everyday.  Stop in for a bite to eat next time you are at the Club.
We would like to thank the Golf Professional staff of the NSGC, who donated nearly 100 hours of their time in May, teaching golf to the kids at Sir John A Cumber.
Please welcome Ronald Ramsey, new golf cart attendant. Ronald, originally from Jamaica has been on staff for a few weeks and so far we are very pleased with his pleasant demeanor and work ethic. Please give a warm NSGC welcome to Ronald!
 
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Golf Tip of the Month

It’s easy to look at someone on TV and think that they have a perfect swing. The next logical step is to try to copy their perfect swing. Except it doesn’t work. Look up and down the range at a tour event and you’ll see that each swing is different. Some may look prettier than others, but they are all effective. Why? Each player has a swing that takes advantage of their own unique strength and flexibility with some room for personal style.
So what is the lesson for the everyday golfer? If you aren’t built like Adam Scott, including his strength and flexibility, maybe you shouldn’t focus on trying to swing exactly like him. Your time would be much better spent identifying your own physical abilities and either working around the limitations or improving them to create your own perfect swing. 
 

Pace of Play Tip of the Month
Play the correct tees for your ability. It seems to be an ego thing for many players to want to play tees too long for the distance of their drives or their ability. Next time you play, have your group move up a set of tees. This can accomplish two things. 1. Golf is a lot more fun when you score lower.  2. Fewer shots usually equals shorter rounds. Give it a try, you might find that you don’t ever want to move back.
 
Rules Section
 
What is the difference between a hazard marked with a yellow stakes and one marked with red stakes?
 
With a water hazard marked by yellow you have three options:
  1. Play the ball as it lies. (no penalty)
  2. Drop a ball as near as possible to the position you last played. (1 stroke penalty)
  3. Keeping in line the point where the ball last crossed the margin of the hazard and the flag you may drop as far back on that line as you would like. (1 stroke penalty) 
You have these options with a hazard marked red as well as two additional options:
  1. Drop the ball within two club-lengths no closer to the hole. (1 stroke penalty)
  2. Drop the ball within two club-lengths on the opposite side of the hazard, equidistant from the hole. (1 stroke penalty) (This option is not common.)
 
 
 
Thanks for reading.
Until next month, see you on the course!
- North Sound Golf Club Staff
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