Published DateGILFORD — The newest member of the Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce is opening its' doors to the public on Monday, March 4 from 2-7 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony.
"The Lakes Region has a beautiful and very fun new amenity for the golf community" explained Chamber Executive Director Karmen Gifford. "We're inviting our membership to support this unique and exciting concept and come out and see what the club has to offer".
The Ribbon Cutting will be at 5 p.m. at the club, which is located just above Patrick's Pub & Eatery in Gilford at the Junction of Rts 11 and 11B. Dan Wilkins, Co-Owner, Club Manager and PGA Professional, said the club will reserve the facility from 2-7 p.m. that day for golf fans and anyone interested in what a golf simulator looks like to join in on the fun.
"We're inviting the public to come out and try the golf simulators, have some fun and experience our new club. We are really pleased to have built a facility that will offer area golfers the most accurate and technologically advanced golf simulator on the market, along with an environment that members
will really enjoy."
The club features three state-of-the-art golf simulators with 40 golf courses from around the world to choose from, along with driving ranges and training aids to help players stay sharp during the long winter season. In addition, Wilkins will be offering lessons, utilizing video swing analysis and comprehensive data for those interested in making maximum improvements to their golf game.
"The simulators offer an outstanding environment for teaching, from the novice to the advanced golfer" explains Wilkins. "It's an ideal setting for individual lessons".
In addition to providing a venue for the serious golfer and want-to-be golfer, the club provides members and their guests with a comfortable lounge area for golfers to enjoy before and after their time
on the machines. The BYOB facility has everything needed for an enjoyable round of golf, with kitchen facilities, comfortable seating, big screen TV's (with smaller TV's at each golf simulator), a putting area and more. In addition, the club hosts special events and tournaments for members and their guests.
The club is limiting membership to 80 members and is already over half full after being open for less than two weeks. The club will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week year round. For a membership application and club rules and regulations, call Dan Wilkins at 387-2597 or visit www.thegolfclubatpatricksplace.com.
Co-Owner, Club Manager and PGA Professional Dan Wilkins gives a lesson to Chamber Executive Director Karmen Gifford at The Golf Club at Patrick's Place. (Courtesy photo)