Pro Shop Update
The pro shop is offering some exiting specials for the Canada Day weekend. Why not support Team Canada at the Olympics with a commemorative head cover for your driver or fairway woods? They’re on sale at a 20% discount for the next week, a perfect Canada Day memento on this special year where golf is an Olympic sport for the first time in decades. Browse the link here for other pro shop specials.
The pro shop has just instituted new features on the website that allows for live, dynamic pricing for your guests visiting the County. We now have a button called Tee Time Specials in the upper right hand corner or our website banner (and also a tab under Play Golf / Book a Tee Time / Specials) that allows us to offer specific timed green fee rates which provides us with a dynamic pricing system. The pro shop can also see where there is a 3-some going out and can put a ‘super special’ out there to fill the 4th spot. We are testing walking rate discounts which allows us to sell a full price cart with a sale. These new features will allow us to use our own website for last minute discounts for green fees without paying third party commissions. Click here to check it out!
Dave Hymus Tournament
Last weekend a number of members had a nine-hole scramble to honor the memory of long time member Dave Hymus. The tournament was fully booked and the support was greatly appreciated by members of the Hymus family who were present. Dave was a colorful personality at the club who left us far too early.
Now in its 14th season, the Take-A-Kid-To-The-Course program has allowed over 335,000 juniors an opportunity to golf for free across the country. The Picton Golf & Country Club is proud to once again participate in this important national program to increase awareness of golf with young people. If you know a child who may be interested in playing our great game, this is the perfect opportunity to introduce them to golf, and best of all, it’s free. The program runs from July 4th to July 10th; kids under 16 play for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
Keystoke Golf Academy
Click to read Robert Keyes article "What's Your Hurry?", the fourth in his series of Staright Ahead articles. For more information about Robert and Keystroke Golf Academy, visit our website or click here.
Get Golf Ready Mentor Program
The Get Golf Ready lessons finished up this week, with 17 new golfers graduating the initial phase of the program. The Mentoring Phase begins NOW! If you have not already volunteered to introduce these new golfers to our course, and would like to be a Mentor, please click GGR Mentor List and complete the Mentor List form. You can also contact the Pro Shop to be added to the Mentor List. As a Mentor, you will be teamed up with a GGR golfer, welcome them to the Club, help them navigate the course, offer some golf ettiquete, and enjoy a game in a relaxed environment. Thanks to everyone who has and will volunteer - you are helping to put the "Fun" and "Friendly" into this Great Golf Club!
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