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Happy Holidays from The Classics
Terry and Wally are always friendly after an easy victory at the Partners Invitational
Charlie and George Napoli were the team to beat after the first round at the Partners Invitational
Charlie, David and Classic Members, George Napoli,Terry Miller, Wally Riedl, and Will Giansanti gave the competition all it could handle at the Partners Invitational
The Classics is now open for Lunch and Happy Hour!!!
This Friday we are featuring our "Great Prime Rib Night" with a fabulous buffet. Please call (239)200-3477 for reservations
Choosing the Right Club for Every Shot
August 29, 2017|By Gina Scanlon
Choosing the right club is the most important decision a golfer makes before every shot. It seems like a daunting task, considering all the possible combinations for distance, wind, hazard placement, and other factors. But not to worry, it will become second nature once you’ve practiced and played for a while.
There are two main factors to consider when determining which club to use: your distance to the pin, and how far you normally hit each club. Knowing your club distances takes time and practice, and the best way to do this is by hitting the driving range.
Here’s how to determine each club’s distance at the range:
•Start with your shortest club and aim for the nearest target.
•When you hit a solid shot, estimate how far it landed in front of or behind the closest target – for example, 5 yards past the 100-yard marker is a 105-yard shot. Remember, you want to know how far the ball traveled in the air, not including roll after landing.
•Move to the next club and repeat with all clubs in your bag.
•After you’ve got several measurements from solid hits, average them out. This is your yardage for that particular club.
Now that you’ve determined each club’s distance, you want to choose the most comfortable club for each shot. On most occasions, yardage and conditions narrow the choice to two clubs. For example, 160 yards might require either a 7 or an 8 iron. Sometimes the decision is obvious, but golfers can get stuck between clubs. When you’re stuck, work through this simple process:
1.Select one club at a time
2.Go through your routine and settle over the ball
3.Notice how the club feels in your hand
4.Repeat with the second club
5.Commit to the club that feels more comfortable
If you usually hit your 7 iron 160 yards, but on occasion your 8 iron feels more comfortable for the distance, the 8 iron is the right club. A comfortable, committed 8-iron shot will fall much better than an uncommitted 7-iron shot 99 percent of the time.
Does this mean you should pick your favorite club all the time? Absolutely not. You should always use the best tool for the job. The five-step process is useful only after you’ve already used distance and conditions to determine the top two clubs for the job.
Because golf is so challenging, being 100 percent comfortable with every shot is unrealistic.
Once you get a better feel for your clubs, you’ll start to lower your scores and feel more comfortable with each shot.
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Save the date is a fabulous event from the Classics to it's members
It may have been the best year ever for the Ryder Cup!!
Congrats to Team Riscili
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CWGA Closing Day Winners!!
CWGA Closing Day at The Classics. What a fabulous year that went by so fast!
Member Appreciation Night started with a bang!! We hope all our members had a fabulous night and look forward to a great summer!
We have a Winner!! Great evening for the Classy Niners!! The G.M. Open is always a hit.
Celebrate New Years with a fabulous party at The Classics. Six piece band and all the fun of New Years Eve! A small amount of reservations are still available. Please call Anthony 239-200-3477 before it's too late!!
Need an extra gift or an after Christmas thank you for someone. A lesson from PGA professional Charlie Lostracco can last a lifetime!
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What could possibly be a better last minute gift than a `lesson from P.G.A. professional Charlie Lostracco
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You might already know this, but we really ♥ brides to be! Let us help you plan your special day, just like this adorable wedding reception at Lakewood Country Club with our easy (and free) to use Wedding Calculator! www.dreamweddingcalculator.com
Are you recently engaged or know someone starting their wedding planning? Congrats! Planning a wedding can be an incredible experience, but it can also be a bit stressful... While we all might want a beautiful, unforgettable wedding, we also need to mind our budget. In this video, one of our wedding experts gives insider tips about wedding vendor & wedding venue pricing.
***BONUS: We created a wedding calculator to budget FOR YOU!
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Check out this great post with golf discounts and programs in honor of Armed Forces Day!
Happy Monday from all of us at the Club!!
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A bold dress choice for sure, but one that helps support women's health and awareness of heart disease & stroke - have you scheduled a well-women's visit lately? - besides, we think red looks good on you :)
for all my wine lover friends - nice to know people and wine do improve with age
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This is why Marco & Naples rock! Make your plans for the big game and enjoy our beautiful beach! Come visit Lely for a few rounds of golf at our championship Mustang or Flamingo golf courses and while you are here check out our membership opportunities at our private Classics Club.
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Congratulations to last year's Partners Invitational champions - Team Skyline. Unfortunately, our Classics team is taking you down this year! Who are the Classics members who will be representing us at the 2016 Partners Invitational this November at PGA National?! Just another benefit of being a Classics member - call the membership office today 239-732-1200 to find out about our current new member incentive offer.
Time to come to Naples/Marco and check out some golf here at Lely where's it's always sunny and at least 75ish. We have a great new member incentive offer for you. Check us out at The Classics.
We're gearing up for another fun-filled holiday season and with the generous support over the years of our Classics Members and Staff, we have been able to provide many gifts to The Shelter for Abused Women & Children and hope to do so again.
The Classics is hosting a ‘Spirit of Giving Tree’ for The Shelter again this year. The way it works is very simple: Select a ‘Wish’ off the Tree in the lobby. Purchase the Item. Return Item, Unwrapped, with ‘Wish’ tag attached, to the Club.
The ‘Spirit of Giving Tree’ is filled with holiday wishes of those less fortunate - let’s make their dreams come true! The deadline for all gifts will be week of December 18.
Thank you to our Members for your support!
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