GILFORD — As the onset of winter brings about the end of the golf season, it also marks the beginning of the first full winter season of golf at The Golf Club at Patrick's Place, recently constructed above Patrick's Pub & Eatery in Gilford. Located at the junction of Routes 11 and 11B in Gilford, the new club will be opening its doors to the public to play a complimentary nine holes of golf on any of their 40 golf courses on Saturday, November 23 between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m.
"We're inviting the public to come out and try the golf simulators, have some fun and experience our new club." says PGA Professional and Club Manager Dan Wilkins. "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 Open House will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, with tee times reserved for foursomes every two hours. Visitors are invited to call Wilkins at the club at 387-2597 to reserve their tee time. In addition, guests can play the 'closest to the pin contest' and 'longest drive contest' for some great prizes while enjoying complimentary refreshments.
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 a great social setting with a comfortable lounge area for golfers to enjoy. The BYOB facility has everything needed for an enjoyable round of golf, with kitchen facilities, comfortable seating, big screen TV's (with smaller TV'sat each golf simulator), a putting area and more. In addition, the club hosts special nights for ladies on Tuesday evenings and men on Wednesday and Thursday evenings.
There are limited memberships still available. For a membership application and club rules and regulations, call Dan Wilkins at 387-2597 or visit www.thegolfclubatpatricksplace.com.