WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 16

UPCOMING EVENTS

Click HERE for a list of this year’s upcoming social events, & HERE for upcoming golf events

22 | Men’s Member-Guest |  9 AM shotgun start | 2-player teams | $150 per team | 9-hole best ball, 9-holes alternate shot | carts & food included!

Make sure to sign up in the Pro shop or give us a call with any questions at (207) 251-4653. Pro Shop Hours are 6 AM- 7 PM.

Housekeeping Note: Please make sure you abide by the dress code of the course, NO jeans, no cargo shorts, or T-Shirts; Golfer’s attire is required.

PAST EVENTS

This past weekend we hosted our annual Mixed Club Championship. Congrats to Mark Mickeriz & Sandy Mickeriz on your win! Mark and Sandy are the reigning champs from last year as well. Thank you to all who participated- it was a great day.

NOTES FROM THE GM

There’s still time to sign up for the Men’s Member-Guest on Sunday, September 22nd, also a 9 AM shotgun. If you are interested, please call the pro shop at  (207) 251-4653​ or just reply to this email.

We are still working diligently to spruce up the outside of the building. We have received our front entrance signage, which will be the final piece that we will put up this year! We are looking for some volunteers to help put up the entrance signs. If you would like to help out please reply to this email or call the Pro Shop.

Starting this week, on Sundays when the Patriots play, we will be running $5 Rotating App Special, as well as $3.50 Coors Light & Bud Light. Make sure to come down early & get your seat! Please note the restaurant will not be open for night games on Sunday.

GIVE BACK WITH US!

Every Tuesday in September, we will be donating 10% of greens fees & food sales to the Center for Wildlife

The Center for Wildlife is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to cultivate & strengthen relationships between humans, wildlife & the environment resulting in a healthier, more sustainable community.

Book your tee time today to help us support this great organization!

FOOD & DRINK SPECIALS

Hours

Mon. | Closed
Tues.- Thurs. | 11 AM- 7 PM
Fri.-Sat. | 10 AM- 8 PM
Sun. | 10 AM- 6 PM

We’ve got some great stuff at the Pub! Fried pickles, chipotle maple wings, parmesan truffle fries, the BIG marsh double-burger, & more- stop in & visit us today!

Weekly Events

Tuesdays: Burger Day | $7.99 House Burgers with fries

Wednesdays: Comfort Food Day | $10 specials all day

Thursdays: Thirsty Thursday | $3 drafts all day

Fridays: Prime Rib Night  | $15.99, starts at 5 PM

Sundays: Brunch | 10 AM-1 PM every Sunday!

Get $5 Rotating Apps & $3.50 Coors Light & Bud Light on Sundays when the Patriots play. Restaurant will not be open for night games on Sunday.

MEMBERSHIP IS BETTER THAN EVER AT THE OLD MARSH COUNTRY CLUB!

2020 membership is HERE at Old Marsh Country Club & it’s better than ever! Great rates, great benefits, & great golf.

The best part? You can become a member today without leaving the couch. Don’t move a muscle. Buy a 2020 membership in our online store today!

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY!

Purchase a membership online, call us at (207) 251-4653, or complete our print-out form HERE!

SPLIT UP PAYMENTS WITH 3-PAY!

Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Don’t want to pay all at once? Sign up for 3-Pay!  Pay 1/2 when you sign up, then pay 2 additional 1/4 payments throughout the year.

MEMBERS GET…

  • 14 day advance tee time booking
  • 10% off all pro-shop purchases over $15
  • Full access to the pool & tennis complex
  • Full access to the locker & fitness room
  • 1. 5-Play 1/2-OFF green fee punch card

…& MUCH MORE!

SKIP WORK. PLAY GOLF.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 | 7 PM

We want to celebrate YOU at Golf Night at Hadlock Field on August 23rd

Come enjoy a fun night of golf with free lessons & demonstrations in the front plaza, Titleist Demo Clubs, giveaways, & contests!  We’ll have a closes-to-the-pin contest against the Resurrection Golf Pros, a putting contest against Slugger the Sea Dog, & LOTS more!

We have a LIMITED number of tickets to give away- email us at T[email protected] to get yours today!

WANT TO GO UP AGAINST OUR PROS?

Click HERE to share our Facebook post with the hashtag #skipworkplaygolf for a chance to go up against the Resurrection Golf pros in our closest-to-the-pin contest

2019 MEN’S MEMBER-GUEST
AUGUST 16-17

It’s almost here- our 2019 Men’s Member-Guest at Old Marsh Country Club! Bring your favorite non-member friend & come on out to our exclusive 2-day event, Friday- Saturday, August 16-17. We’ll have great golf, amazing food, prizes, & more!

Click HERE to download our signup form & reserve your spot today.

FORMAT

54 holes | Team Round Robin Match Play

ENTRY | $300 per team

All-inclusive event: Includes carts, food, tee gift, & prizes.

DAY 1

  • 8 AM shotgun start
  • 27 holes of match play
  • Cocktail hour with passed & stationary hors d’oevres after play
  • Dinner following cocktail hour

DAY 2

  • 8 AM shotgun start
  • 18 holes of match play
  • Lunch during & following the championship shootout

 

All participants will play @ 80% handicap. 
Format subject to change if not enough teams enter (4, 9-hole formats)

SIGN UP TODAY!

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MEMBER-GUEST MONTH
THROUGH THE MONTH OF AUGUST!

Summer is in full swing & it’s the perfect time to get out & golf! We want to show everyone what makes Old Marsh Country Club so special- that’s why August is Member-Guest Month.

Any guest of a member receives $50 green fee, family use of the pool (day of play), & 10% off food (day of play). ALL. OF. AUGUST.

BOOK A TEE TIME

SEE WHAT OUR MEMBERS GET!

Membership at Old Marsh has its perks! Our members get:

  • Reciprocal rates at our sister clubs
  • 1 pass to each Resurrection Golf property
  • 14-day priority tee times
  • 10% off pro shop purchases of $15 or more
  • Full access to the pool, tennis complex, & fitness room

…and MUCH MORE!

LEARN MORE 

QUESTIONS?

Call the Pro Shop at (207) 251-4653

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Sometimes the best thing you can do for your golf game isn’t employing advanced techniques. To master the game, you’ve got to ace the basics first. Check out this article we found by Todd McGill teaches you how to golf like a pro by using basic techniques.

Learn to play like the pros by mastering course management basics

By Todd McGill 

Source: Golf WRX

The line that is drawn between amateurs and professionals certainly covers more than one aspect. However, there are some things that anyone can do in order play like the pros and shoot better scores. Knowing how to plot your way around the course from tee to green is something that not many amateurs take into consideration, though it is something that professionals do so well. Learning how to play to your strengths and learning to take what the course gives you will ultimately lower your scores, no matter what your handicap.

From the tee
-Use sound judgment when setting up on the tee box by knowing what your miss is and playing for it. For example, for those that fade that ball, teeing the ball on the right side of the box allows you to play for your shot shape with more room for the ball to work. This is also the case for playing away from trouble, in being that lining up on the side of trouble allows you to play away from it.

-In some cases on short holes, make a note to hit your tee ball to where you leave yourself with a comfortable yardage for your approach. You don’t gain anything from hitting a driver if it leaves you with a feel shot from 30 yards when you could hit a wood or hybrid and leave yourself with a full club in. (This is also the case when hitting your second shot on a par 5)

Hitting into the green
-Know which pins you should attack and which ones you shouldn’t. The biggest mistake that many amateurs make is trying to hit the ball at a tucked pin. Even the professionals choose which flags to go at and which holes to play safe, making sure they leave themselves a putt rather than short siding themselves.

Chipping/Putting
-The biggest thing that gets us in trouble around the greens or on them is trying to make the ball go in the hole. It’s easy to get greedy with your shot and create the mindset that you have to make it when, in reality, it’s much more feasible to play for a three-foot circle around the hole. Leaving you an easy tap in. There is nothing more infuriating than a 3-putt.

I hope these tips will benefit your golf game by allowing you to manage your way around the golf course. The pros use these same approaches when they step on each hole, and it is imperative that you do also. We all may not have the ability that professionals do, but we can certainly learn things from them that will lower our scores.

Link to article: http://bit.ly/2MWSYxO

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MEMBER-GUEST MONTH

THROUGH THE MONTH OF AUGUST!

Summer is in full swing & it’s the perfect time to get out & golf! We want to show everyone what makes Old Marsh Country Club so special- that’s why August is Member-Guest Month.

Any guest of a member receives $50 green fee, family use of the pool (day of play), & 10% off food (day of play). ALL. OF. AUGUST.

BOOK A TEE TIME

SEE WHAT OUR MEMBERS GET!

Membership at Old Marsh has its perks! Our members get:

  • Reciprocal rates at our sister clubs
  • 1 pass to each Resurrection Golf property
  • 14-day priority tee times
  • 10% off pro shop purchases of $15 or more
  • Full access to the pool, tennis complex, & fitness room

…and MUCH MORE!

LEARN MORE

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WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM A LONG-DRIVE CHAMP

Source: GoflDigest
By 

As a former world long-drive champion, I often hear from regular golfers that they’ll never come close to being able to swing like me. Not true. You can. If you copy even a little of my technique, the ball is going to come off the face of your driver hotter than ever. Try these things the next time you’re on the range. 
By Justin James —with Ron Kaspriske

CHEAT THE SCALE

If you just stood on a scale, it would give you your body weight. But if you push down, that number will go up. When I make a backswing, I’m loading more than 100 percent of my body weight into my trail leg (right leg for righties). So really push into the ground with your trail leg as you take the club back. It will help you create and store a lot of energy.

GET OFF THE HEEL

As you swing back, it’s OK if your lead heel comes off the ground. That’s going to help you make a bigger backswing—especially if you’re not that flexible. You’ll really load up on your right side.

AVOID THE SWAY

Feel like someone standing behind your back is grabbing a belt loop near your right hip pocket and pulling it toward him. In other words, sink into that right hip as you swing back, which will keep you from swaying away from the target.

PLANT AND BUMP

To start your downswing, replant your left heel if you let it come off the ground. I mean really plant it. Try to leave an indentation in the turf. You’re using the ground to create energy for more swing speed. Also, let your left hip shift toward the target. This bump allows you to stay behind the ball with your upper body so you can apply all your weight to the strike.

GO WITH THE FASTBALL

I don’t think about pulling the handle of the driver down toward the ball, and I don’t think about releasing the club, either. Instead, I get the sensation I’m throwing a fastball with my right hand. It probably comes from my time as a minor-league pitcher. This feel will really boost your speed down into the ball.

SHOULDER THE LOAD

You want your club moving its fastest as it meets the ball. To make that happen, get the right shoulder facing the target as you finish the swing. It’s got to keep moving. As long as my lower body leads in the downswing, this turn helps blast the ball way down the fairway.

JUSTIN JAMES, 29, 6-foot-1, 215 pounds, won the 2017 World Long Drive Championship. He plays a Krank Formula X Snapper driver (48 inches, 3.5 degrees of loft). He hit a 435-yard drive to win the championship.

Link to article: Click HERE

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The dreaded shanks- a golfer’s worst enemy & something we’ve all struggled with. Next time you hit a shank, think about these tips we found from Michael Breed to help you hit straight on target.

Shank solution: These two changes will save you

By Michael Breed

Source: GolfDigest

Hitting a shank is bad enough, but they tend to come in bunches. That can really mess with your mind—and your score. Anyone who tells you to forget you just rocketed one into the trees on the right has never lived with the shanks. Consider the cause. Typically, the clubface is wide open at impact, and the swing is out to in, with the clubhead coming from the far side of the strike line and cutting to the inside. Those two conditions expose the hosel, which hits the ball, shooting it right.

First, fix the face. Square the clubface, then place both your hands on the grip in what’s called a strong position—turned dramatically away from the target. Don’t just grip the club and turn your hands back; that only rotates the face open. The combination of a square face and strong grip is what helps you close the face through impact.

“Stay turned, and let the club drop to the inside.”

Next, fix the path. Swing back, making a full shoulder turn, and as you start down, keep your back to the target a beat longer. The club will drop to the inside of the target line. From there, you can swing out to the ball without worrying about the hosel being exposed from an out-to-in path.

These changes should do the trick, but if you need a maximum dose of shank-proofing, here’s one more: Try to hit the inside-back portion of the ball with the toe of the club. That will keep your path coming from the inside and prevent the hosel from moving closer to the ball. Shanks solved!

ADVANCED CONCEPT : MAKE THE SHAFT MISS THE BALL

THINK OF BASEBALL: You’re trying to swing the bat into the ball—simple. In golf, if you envision the shaft hitting the ball, you’ll probably make contact off the hosel because that’s the end of the shaft. Instead, you have to learn to miss the ball with the shaft. The clubhead extends out farther than the hosel so you want to swing the shaft to the inside of the ball. The image of the shaft missing to the inside will help you produce center-face contact. This mind-set might be just what you need to shake those shanks.

— with Peter Morrice

Link to article: Click here

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NOLA WINE DINNER

SATURDAY, JULY 13 | 6:30 PM

$60 per person (gratuity not included)

We’re taking it down south! July 13 is our NOLA Wine Dinner. Enjoy 4 courses of New Orleans-style Cajun food, including a beautiful homemade dessert & wine pairings!
Fried oysters, gumbo, beignets… you don’t want to miss this one. 🦐

RSVP required- call us at (207) 251-4594 to save your spot! 📞