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What an exciting time of calendar year in the globe of expert golfing on the PGA Tour and the LPGA Tour. This calendar year, immediately after 47 situations — the longest common season in PGA Tour record, the Fed Ex playoffs start off.

This week, 125 gamers will contend at Liberty Countrywide Golf Club (Jersey Metropolis, N.J.) and the discipline will slender to 70 players future 7 days at Caves Valley Golf Club (Owings Mills, Md.).

The Tour Championship will be held at East Lake Golfing Club (Atlanta, Ga.), Sept. 1-5, and the major 30 golfers on the PGA Tour will every single walk away with a part of the $60 million in prize income. What a reward to depart the links with a portion of the purse, with situation No. 1 earning $15 million — that is fairly a reward!

Also, a further excellent gain very last 7 days in the environment of women’s professional golfing. Congratulations to Ryann O’Toole (Agoura Hills, Calif.) for winning the Belief Golf Women’s Scottish Open at Dumbarnie Golfing Hyperlinks. O’Toole experienced her to start with earn in her 228th start on tour, she is an 11-12 months veteran — what a aspiration come true! She concluded the final round with an 8-under, -17, bogey-free of charge spherical with tons of birdies!

On the LPGA Tour, the 2021 Solheim Cup is going to be held at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. The best players from the United States towards the greatest players from Europe will compete in match engage in. When the European Crew is waiting right up until the AIG Women’s Open at the famed Carnoustie Championship golfing course to stop on Sunday to finalize its roster, all the strain will be on Nelly Korda on the United States group. Korda is the No. 1 player in the world and she is predicted to be a large portion of the United States’ good results at the Solheim Cup. The match play at Inverness Club is just two weeks absent.

Here is a excellent golfing tip that can gain all of us from Bob McGraw, PGA Specialist at Eagle Mountain Home in Jackson.

“Approximately 12 several years back I was blessed sufficient to view Jim McLean give Tom Kite a lesson at the Doral Ryder Open. At the time, Kite was the primary cash winner of all time on the PGA Tour and experienced received the US Open a handful of decades earlier at Pebble Seashore. For an hour and a fifty percent, I viewed as they labored on receiving Kite into a improved effect situation, effectively performing on excess weight transfer, a elementary that I train to all my learners. I walked away that working day with the realization that no subject if you are a tour player or a beginner, the sport will come down to essential fundamentals.”

He included: “Pre-shot fundamentals include things like grip, aim, stance and posture. This week I would like to remind you of the basic elements of a fantastic grip. 1st of all, your grip tension need to be gentle to allow for you to swing the club with speed. Also, the grip should be in the fingers of your palms with the v’s pointing toward your ideal ear and right shoulder for a suitable-handed participant. The “V” is the very little line that is fashioned when you pinch your thumb and forefinger collectively. No matter whether or not you decide on to use an interlocking or overlapping grip is up to you. Players with more compact arms have a tendency to sense extra cozy with the interlocking grip while players with more substantial hands tend to lean towards the overlapping grip. Players that do not have a large amount of energy in their palms and forearms may possibly be greater suited making use of a 10-finger grip.”

If you have any concerns regarding your grip, give McGraw a contact (603) 383-9090 or halt by the Eagle Mountain Pro Shop and he will be happy to enable you understand how you should really be keeping the club.

Here are the weekly effects from some of the golf programs in the location that have some avid golfers enjoying the level of competition of their weekly leagues.

Wentworth Golf Club, Route 16, Jackson, (603) 383-9641: Women league benefits, from Wednesday and Hassle was the structure for this week. Rating just one level for every single penalty space, bunker and out of bounds. The least expensive score is the winner. Initial location honors went to Maryann Lowry and Debbie Chase, who tied with 1 issue every.

Winning 2nd position on a match of playing cards among 4 gamers was Sally Fiore and Fran Baker, each and every with two factors.

Cricket Catalucci, MaryAnn Fitzgerald and Fran Baker all had chip-ins.

Next Thursday, the Wentworth Ladies League will be keeping their AAOO — “Amazing Albany Obstacle Open up.” It is held every single 12 months at their league president Barbara Pinkham’s house. This consists of an obstacle system that brings together talent with golfing golf equipment, along with some wit, humor and fudging of scores. A little wine and other foodstuff alongside with a barbecue are enjoyed by all. Also on the timetable is a league meeting. Then they have their awesome Yankee Swap wherever everyone vies for the ideal items.

Hale’s Site Golfing Study course, West Side Road, North Conway, (603) 356-2140: Men’s league results for Aug. 10 observed a 4-way tie for first this week in between Dave Heffernan, Jerry Henry, John Fogarty and Dale Petts all with +6 points.

Closest-to-the-pin on hole No. 6 was Jim McLaughlin.

Girls league outcomes from Monday had Michelle Sparks and Jill Flint Barber tied for initially with +6 points, when third went to Cheryl McMahon, +4 factors, and there was a three-way tie for fourth among Sally Fiore, Dottie Heffernan and Jenny Simone, all with +3 details.

Closest-to-the-pin on gap No. 3 was Jean Pustis, although Rosie Klaus sunk the longest putt on the 3rd gap.

Eagle Mountain Golf Class, Carter Notch Street, Jackson, (603) 383-9090: Very last Thursday night’s Scramble noticed the group of Terry Fitzgerald, Nicki Lynn, Mike Peloquin and Linda Boyer as the victors. Peloquin won closest-to-the-pin honors.

The Fall Don Ho League will be starting on Wednesday, Aug. 25. Teams will consist of four gamers and the five-7 days level of competition will price tag $60 for each player. Groups can make tee situations any time in the afternoon with the final tee time getting at 5 p.m.

Bob McGraw, PGA Specialist, will be supplying a entire-swing clinic this Saturday, Aug. 21, masking the fundamentals necessary to be productive when chipping, pitching and bunker participate in. Any individual interested in possibly opportunity should contact the pro store at 383-9090 to get a lot more details or to indication up.

North Conway Nation Club, Norcross Circle, North Conway, (603) 356-5244: The Club Championship was held past Saturday and Sunday— the Championship Flight winners had been Mary Deveau for the girls and Adam Lanzilotti for the adult men.

A Flight winners were Toni Belding of the ladies and Gary Fiset for the adult males, although the B Flight winner was Tim Latham, and the C Flight had a tie among Crawford Butler and Karl Seibel.

Would you like to order new Titleist Golfing Golf equipment? Below is a fantastic opportunity: there will be a Titleist Club Fitting for 2022 Clubs, Saturday, Aug. 28 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. You should contact the Professional Store to make a reservation.

The North Conway State Club Senior Club Cup will be held this Sunday, Aug. 22.

Lake Kezar Nation Club, Route 5, Lovell, Maine, (207) 925-2462: Future activities at Lake Kezar Place Club contain the once-a-year Fryeburg Rec Tournament scheduled for Sept. 11-12. Call to indicator up for this celebration.

The LKCC Senior Open up is Sept. 15 and is open to non-customers as very well. Signal up sort is on the club site ( less than activities.

The Harrison Library is scheduled to keep its tournament on Sunday, Sept. 19 and the Lovell Library will keep its match on Sunday, Sept. 26. New this 12 months is the RSVP Tournament, which slated for Wednesday, Sept. 29.

Appear out and assistance these community occasions. Connect with the pro shop for more information and facts

Indian Mound Golf Program, Middle Ossipee, (603) 539-7733: The Wolfeboro Lions Club’s 16th once-a-year golf match will be on Wednesday, Sept. 15 at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun get started. End by the pro store to decide on up an software.

Omni Mount Washington, Bretton Woods, (603) 278-4653: The Mount Washington Vacation resort Golfing Club presents a variety of lessons and workshops to aid golfers of all degrees of ability increase their recreation. All clinic schedules are subject matter to modify thanks to weather or other factors. You should get in touch with the Professional Store to guide your lesson or for the most current particulars at (603) 278-Golfing (4653). Please check in at the Professional Shop at least 10 minutes ahead of the start off of the lesson.

Advance tee time bookings are encouraged and may well be built by calling (603) 278-4653 (Golfing). For a lot more on the training course, go on the web to

“As you wander down the fairway of everyday living you should scent the roses, for you only get to play a single spherical.” — Ben Hogan