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Golf Fanatic? 2014 will be a great year for Triangle Golfers!

March 24, 2014
The pose of a Champion! Who will pose at the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst?

The pose of a Champion! Who will pose at the 2014 U.S. Open at Pinehurst?

The Triangle will be the focus of golf this year as we welcome both the 2014 U.S. Men’s and Women’s Open to Pinehurst in June. It will be a unique opportunity to watch some of the greatest golfers in the world compete. Nothing is more impressive than witnessing amazing golf shots with millions of dollars in prize money on the line. We all remember the great shot by Payne Stewart to win the U.S. Open in Pinehurst or the more recent Bubba Watson shot to win The Masters in 2012. However, if you are like me, you would much rather play golf then watch it. Here are some of the great opportunities to gather your friends and business associates to play tournament golf in the Triangle this year.

The tournament was named after past president Jack Andrews who supported this tournament. We lost Jack in 2013, but he will never be forgotten!

The tournament was named after past president Jack Andrews who supported this tournament. We lost Jack in 2013, but he will never be forgotten!

I would be remiss if I didn’t place the greatest emphasis on my Rotary’s club golf tournament which will be held at Wildwood Green Golf Club on May 6th. It is a 1 pm shotgun start with pizza lunch provided by Little Caesars. The 5th Annual Jack Andrews Memorial Golf Tournament will benefit the many organizations that the Rotary Club of North Raleigh supports throughout the year. More details can be found here or you can contact me directly as I have the inside information on this event. This is an important fundraiser for this organization and without your support, we cannot help the many people we do every year.

 

The Inaugural Holly Hill Hospital Charity Golf Tournament will be held on May 12th at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course on the NCST Campus. Registration opens at 11 am with a noon shotgun start. Cost is $130 per player and more details can be found here. The Lonnie Poole Golf Course is always a challenging and interesting course so you will want to make your plans to participate in this event.

The Wake Tech’s Sixth Annual Athletic Golf Tournament will be held on April 25th at the Eagle Ridge Golf Club. It sounds like a wonderful event with a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and a $5,000 putt for Cash. More details for this event can be found here.

The Northern Wake Optimist Club’s Golf Tournament will be held on April 4th at the Reedy Creek Golf Course. Proceeds benefit kids in our community. There will be a monetary prize for the top 3 teams. The cost is minimal at $65/player or $260/team and it includes both a bag lunch and dinner after the round. For more information, please visit here.

The Camp Royall Classic Golf Tournament will be held on May 5th at the Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club. The tournament will help provide life-changing experiences to children with autism at Camp Royall, the largest and oldest camp exclusively for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the United States. The cost is $500/foursome. You can learn more about this effort and register here.

On June 16th at Bentwinds Country Club, the Eighth Annual Raleigh Area NFFF Golf Tournament will be held. It will support the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation which supports the families of fallen firefighters. The cost is $100/individuals or $400/team with many sponsorship opportunities. For more information on this wonderful event, please click here.

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Golf Tournament will be held on May 15th at River Ridge Golf Club. It will be a 9 am shotgun start and sponsorships are still available. Please visit here for more information.

The Raleigh Claims Association (RCA) Golf Tournament will be held on May 16th at Wilmar Golf Club. It will be a 1 pm shotgun start and cost is minimal at $50/player to include golf and the picnic. For more information, please click here.

The Ed Shook Golf Classic raises money for the education of developmentally challenged children in Wake County!

The Ed Shook Golf Classic raises money for the education of developmentally challenged children in Wake County!

The Ed Shook Golf Classic will be held on September 8th at the famed Raleigh Country Club. Celebrating its 49th anniversary, this event is one to remember and participate. Sponsored by the Frankie Lemmon School and the Rotary Club of North Raleigh, this event directly assist students with developmental challenges. The school was named after the founder’s son shortly after his death. For more information about this event, please visit here or contact me directly.

This is just a sampling of the golf tournaments throughout the Triangle region. As you can see, there are many opportunities to play golf for a good cause. If you have a tournament that I didn’t mention, please let me know and I will promote it as well. You can email me at Steven@BackNineHomes.com. We always try to show as many tournaments as we can, but it is impossible to know all of them.

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Upcoming Golf Tournaments and other important items

March 4, 2013
The pose of a Champion

The pose of a Champion

As the Golfing Realtor, I feel it is important for me to emphasis and promote upcoming golf tournaments and other important items. There are many exciting golf opportunities that should impress many people. This post will not have all of the golf tournaments in the Triangle, just some that I know are coming.

Before I get into the tournament schedule, I would be remiss not to mention that the real estate season that is quickly approaching. March tends to be the month that showing and general activity begins to really take hold. The market has traditionally shown that it is tied to the spring and summer seasons. If you have been reading blog, you will know that 2012 was a very successful year for the Triangle real estate market. Sales were up and inventory was down. By some indications, foreclosures in 2013 will be up over last year. If last year’s trends continue, 2013 is shaping up to be another very successful year.

With that said, if you have been thinking of either buying or selling in 2013, now is the time to get your home ready for sale and get it onto the market. The best thing you can do to sell your home quickly is to have it ready for show from the beginning as research has shown that the most showings you will have on your home will be in the first few weeks it is on the market. So, be ready to sell and then call a qualified agent whom you like and trust to help you price your home correctly and sell it in a timely manner. Most people looking to sell a home are doing it so they can either move-up or downsize their living quarters. This means you need to definitely be priced right and showing your best foot when it officially goes on the market.

Now that we got the business out of the way, there are several golf tournaments coming up that may interest you. Also, I have listed several golf outing (not tournaments) that may interest you. As a committee member of the Downtown Links, we have monthly outings and have secured some very nice courses throughout the Triangle. If you are not a member of the Downtown Clubs of Raleigh, you can be my guest to any of these events as I will be at most of them. Please let me know if you are interested in any of these dates.

 

Downtown Links

Wednesday, March 13- Devil’s Ridge Golf Club, 1pm shotgun start

Monday, April 15-Prestonwood Country Club, 12:30 pm shotgun start

Tuesday, May 14-Raleigh Country Club, 12:30 shotgun start

Thursday, June 6-North Ridge Country Club, 1pm shotgun start

Monday, July 22-Brier Creek Country Club, 1 pm shotgun start

August-TBD-Hasentree Country Club,

Monday, September 23-Treyburn Country Club, 12:30 shotgun start

October, TBD-The Neuse Golf Club, tee times starting at 12:30

Thursday, November 7-Lochmere Golf Club

*Some of these dates and details are subject to change.

Local Golf Tournaments

April 9, 9th HNC Charity Golf Tournament, The Preserve at Jordan Lake, noon shotgun start. More

April 22, 4th Annual North Raleigh Rotary Golf Tournament, Wildwood Green Golf Club, 1pm shotgun start. $350 for a team, $87.50 for individuals. Email me.

April 29, RRAR Annual Charity Golf Tournament, Devil’s Ridge Golf Club, 8 am check-in. Details

May 3, AIA Triangle Golf Tournament, Lonnie Poole Golf Club, 1pm shotgun start. Info.

May 13, Wheels4Hope Golf Charity Event, Wildwood Green Golf Club, noon check-in

 

As you may imagine, this is just a small sampling of the golf tournaments that are available this spring. I will add more in the future. If you have a tournament you would like listed here, please let me know and I will be happy to add them to the list.

Golf tournaments are a wonderful way to spend the day while giving back to a great cause. There are typically many opportunities to play golf throughout the area while raising much needed funds for causes that may or may not be dear to your heart. I would encourage you to plan to play in one or more tournaments this year. I have only won a couple of the tournaments I have played, but I have always had fun.

 

 

 

Downtown Links Golf Calendar

January 18, 2013
Lochmere...A Golf Experience!

Lochmere…A Golf Experience!

As a member of the committee for the Downtown Links, I am pleased to announce the calendar that we have do date. The Downtown Links is a group of professional who are also members of the Downtown Clubs of Raleigh, The Downtown Clubs of Raleigh is a combination of the Capital City Club and the Cardinal Club. Each of these clubs are business and social clubs that include many opportunities for networking, each with wonderful dining rooms.

This calendar is for informational purposes and may change at the committee’s direction. If you are not a member of the Downtown Clubs of Raleigh and would like to play one of the beautiful courses we have scheduled, please contact me and you can play as my guest.

March 13th, Devil’s Ridge Country Club in Holly Springs

April, Prestonwood Country Club in Cary. Date and time TBD

May 14th, Raleigh Country Club in Raleigh

June 6th, North Ridge (Lakes Course) Country Club in North Raleigh

July 22, Brier Creek Country Club in North Raleigh

August, Hasentree Country Club in Wake Forest. Date and time TBD

September 23, Treyburn Country Club in Durham

October, The Neuse Country Club in Clayton. Date and time TBD

November 7th, Lochmere Golf Club in Cary

 

Upcoming golf tournament

April 22nd, North Raleigh Rotary Golf Tournament, Wildwood Green Golf Club, 1pm shotgun start

We are excited about this group of courses and it should be another great season. Most of our outings this year are shotgun starts, but not all of the final details have been negotiated. If you are interested in playing any of these courses, please contact me at Steven@BackNineHomes.com to get on the list of players.

What Golf Community would you buy a home and join the club?

September 18, 2012

Payne Stewart’s Glorious Moment!

 

Last week, I had a meeting with a gentleman who asked me a question that made me think. His question: If money was not an issue, what Wake County golf community and course would you recommend to a client? This question was also predicated upon location not being an issue for the client. With these open options, it made me think. I must admit, no one has asked me that question in the past.

It made me think of all of the great courses and communities here in Wake County. Most people do not realize, but there are nearly 20 golf course communities in Wake County alone, not to mention the Triangle. My answer to this gentleman was simple, “it depends!” This is the number one answer to all real estate questions as the answer depends on different factors. For instance, what types of courses do you like to play and do you want multiple golfing options with your purchase?

For me, I would want to join a club that gives me multiple course options as I get bored with the same course, day in and day out. Variety is so important to me that I rarely travel the same route home. I have always been like that, but others may be happy to have access to simply one course where they can learn all of the nuances of that course and “master” it. Others still may have specific ideas of what type of community. Some may be more interested in older homes with larger lots as opposed to many of our newer communities that have smaller lots and the rooms tend to be smaller. All of these and many more factors can play into your decision.

For me, I would have to recommend a community like North Ridge that has two courses or Wakefield that would give you access to all of McConnell golf courses. Some may prefer single courses like McGregor Downs, which has an amazing course, but only one course. In this blog post, I hope to address some of the great golf course communities in Wake county and give you an idea of which are the better ones.

To start, I need to cover some of the less expensive communities with public or semi-private courses. Among these would be Hedingham, Eagle Ridge, and Crooked Creek. The benefit of each of these communities is purchasing in these communities, you have the option of joining all three as the Fred Smith Company now owns all of these courses and have a membership level for these communities. These courses are very nice and are typically in good shape. Last year, Hedingham was closed for major repairs and regeneration of its greens, fairways and tee boxes. I played it shortly after it re-opened and it played very well. It has many challenging holes to keep your interest, but not so much that you are over challenged and cannot score well. Eagle Ridge and Crooked Creek are very nice courses. I cannot speak too much about these courses as I rarely play them due to driving distance, but as memory serves, they are both challenging and fair at the same time. If housing price is a factor, these communities offer affordable housing, many with great golf course views. Hedingham is the most affordable as it offers town homes for less than $100,000 up to single family homes in the $200-low $300s. Eagle Ridge and Crooked Creek consist of single family homes that tend to be priced in the $200s.

If money is not an issue, then the choices increase dramatically. I will start with the Southwestern Wake communities. There are several and one that I really enjoy is Devil’s Ridge, located in the Sunset Ridge community in Holly Springs. The community is well done and well maintained and the course is always in great condition. Membership in Devil’s Ridge will give you the option to join the Triangle Society with ClubCorp and give you access to several courses in the Triangle. A great way to be introduced to several courses. The community is primarily single family with housing from the mid $200s up to half a million. Membership in Devil’s Ridge is affordable and the course is semi-private.

More high-end in this area would include both McGregor Downs and Prestonwood. McGregor Downs is an exclusive community that is laid out very nicely with larger lots and is a highly established community. Many of the homes were built in the 1980s, so if you want an older community in this area, I would highly suggest this course. Membership in McGregor Downs will give you access to this amazing course and all of the additional community features such as tennis courts and lakes. This club was formed in 1967, so it is one of the oldest in the Triangle. Prestonwood, home of the SAS Championship, is more modern with additional benefits such as 3 courses to choose. All three courses are amazing courses with some very challenging, but fair holes. I have only played the Meadows course and I thoroughly enjoyed my experience (though I didn’t score well). Prestonwood has housing that consist of condos around the $200s to town homes for a little more and tops off with single family homes from mid $200s up to well over a couple million. Most of the lots are smaller than you would see in McGregor Downs, but most are more modern and updated as it is a newer community.

Moving north, you have several options in the Northern Wake area to include Brier Creek, Wildwood Green, North Ridge, Hasentree and many more. I will try to talk about each of these in some detail, but there are too many to cover in much detail.

Brier Creek and Hasentree are very nice courses and are both Toll Brother properties, so membership in one will get you membership in the other. Plus, you can add to your membership access to all Toll Brother golf communities in the U.S. Both communities are fairly new, but Brier Creek tends to have smaller lots than Hasentree, primarily due to the fact that there is more room with this community. Brier Creek course is very nice, but is currently being repaired as many of the greens were infected with a disease, which has caused them to close down the course to rid the greens of this infestation. If they have not yet re-opened, it will be soon. The course is challenging with one of their signature holes being the 18th, which is an awesome finishing hole. This hole offers a blind tee shot and a green that is surrounded by water on three sides. Brier Creek offers housing from condos priced in the low $100s to single family homes over a million. It is convenient to all the amenities that you could ask and very close to RTP and I-540. Hasentree is not as convenient as it is located off Hwy. 98, close to Wake Forest, but the benefits are larger lots and more nature areas. Housing starts in the mid $300s and goes up from there. The golf course is always pristine and the 88 bunkers on this course may make you curse Tom Fazio as they tend to be well placed for danger at every turn. For shopping, you would have to head towards Wake Forest. If you work in downtown Raleigh, the commute can be difficult.

A little closer to Raleigh, you will find both Heritage and TPC Wakefield Plantation. Both are fairly new communities with varying pricing range for homes and smaller lots than can be seen in some of the older communities. To get a larger lot, you will need to purchase one of the larger homes. I have never played Heritage, but had the opportunity to play Wakefield for the first time last week. It was an amazing golfing experience with some very challenging holes. The signature 18th hole is a Par 5 where you aim for the clubhouse from the tee box. The approach shot is over a stream, but do not go long as it elevates quickly towards the clubhouse with two bunkers. My approach shot sailed over the green and I thought it landed in the bunker, but it was not there. With the tall, thick grass, I couldn’t find the ball.

Heritage is a semi-private course located in the heart of downtown Wake Forest. Membership is affordable as it pertains to golf clubs. You only have access to that course along with the swim and tennis. Being closer to Hwy 1-Capital Blvd. the commute to Raleigh is much more efficient than the other courses around it. Wakefield membership offers the 18-hole course, the 9-hole walking course, access to all TPC Network courses and reciprocal golf privileges at all McConnell Golf Properties. McConnell Golf has eight golf clubs in North and South Carolina to include three in the Triangle, Raleigh Country Club and Treyburn being the other two. Membership is affordable based considering what you get for your membership. Even though I don’t live anywhere near Wakefield, I would probably be more inclined to this membership or at least it’s sister club, Raleigh Country Club due to the variety of clubs you can access.

North Ridge is another wonderful course with two courses available. It is located in North Raleigh and offers tennis and pools. I have only played one of the two courses and it was an intriguing experience. Many of the holes have water with a couple of Par 3s that go directly over water on the Oaks course. It plays very nicely with many challenges, but fair. Membership is not the most affordable, and to get the most value for your membership, you need to play multiple times a week. My wife and I almost purchased a home in this community and would have joined this course had we purchased that home. Housing is diverse with town homes in the low $100s-mid $200s and single family homes range from the mid $300s to well over a million. If you have not played this course, I would highly recommend it. I hope to be able to play the Lakes course at some point in the future as I have heard that this course is better than the Oaks.

Finally (but not lastly), Wildwood Greens Golf Club is also located in North Raleigh and is a course all about golf. The John Budwine Golf Academy operates out of this course and offers teaching professionals for any player. The course is very challenging, but fair with several water hazards throughout the course. I am a member of this course as it is very affordable, especially for someone who likes to play other courses. Membership dues are less than $200 a month and the initiation  is extremely reasonable. This course was in place before the community was developed around the course. The community offers homes priced from the low $200s to over $400s. The community is well laid out well with the golf course so you are not crossing several streets throughout your round of golf. If you are on a budget, this is a great course.

I hope you have enjoyed this and please let me know what your preference is. I haven’t covered all of the golf communities in Wake county as there are more than I can cover in this blog. Keep following this blog as I am always talking about individual courses in Wake county and usually focus on one course per blog post.

In answering the question, what community would you join if money was not an issue? I want to hear from you!

1st Anual Golf Tournament!

May 14, 2010

BackNineHomes.com sponsors a hole and a team for this event

The Rotary Club of North Raleigh held its first annual golf tournament on April 29 and it was a huge success. Despite not reaching the participation goals that the club representatives set, they had great participation from the community and a wonderful event was held for all of those in attendance.

Mike Riddick of Riddick Insurance chaired the event on behalf of the Rotarty Club and did an amazing job to put this event together. Several other Rotarians assisted in the planning of this event that is being planned as an annual fundraiser for the club.

As a member of this Rotary club, Steven W. Nelson and Back Nine Homes sponsored a team and a hole for this event. Although the team did not bring home a win, a great time was held by all in attendance. The BackNineHomes.com team included Steven W. Nelson, Greg Brissette, Hurly Gough and Steve Henion. “With my limited skill, I cannot say that I was a major assistance to the team, but I did have a few shots that helped the team”, reported Mr. Nelson. “The reason we get together is for those who will be helped because of the contributions of all of the participants”, added Mr. Nelson.

As this was a shot-gun start, the BackNineHomes.com team started on the 15th hole. The team finished with 4 birdies and 2 bogies for a 2 under par. Although we were not the winners, we avoided the bottom of the list as there were 2 teams below us.

Despite not winning the tournament, we did have a winner among  us. The longest drive contest that was held on the Par 5 7th hole was won by one of our team members, Hurly Gough. Hurly had a great day as he also won one of several closet to the pin competitions. For his efforts, he took home 2 gift certificates to local restaurants.

“Due to the great work of the Rotary and the enjoyment of the event itself”, stated Mr. Nelson, “BackNineHomes.com plans to sponsor a team next year and possibly enhance our support of this great event.”

Wildwood Greens Golf Course is a semi-private course in North Raleigh located off of Strickland Road. Wildwood Green is a very challenging course with several water hazards, a few long par 5s and some very difficult par 4s that force you to craft your shot to ensure reaching the green in regulation. For more information about this course, you can visit the website at wildwoodgreen.com

Wildwood Greens Golf Clinic-Drivers

April 9, 2010

On Tuesday, I participated in my second golf clinic performed by Wildwood Greens Golf Club, both centering around the driver. And yes, if you are wondering, I can use the extra work with my driver.  The clinics were very interactive and informative while very basic. I have done clinics and lessons in the past where the golf pro made the swing very complicated and forces you to over-think your swing while still attempting to perform the swing.

John Budwine, the golf pro who overlooks this program indicated that the most important aspect of the swing is the setup. If you are not properly set up, your swing will not be successful. Also, if you are swinging all of your clubs the same way, you are doing something wrong.

The basic setup that John promoted is to set your club where you want it before you set your feet. Too many people do this in reverse and often times results with their hands being in front of the ball. You want your hands to be even with the club, which should be set a few inches behind the ball. This is due to the fact that the ball is on a tee and thus, you will be using a flatter plane to swing your club. If you were hitting from the ground, you would want a more vertical swing in order to pick the ball out of the grass and give it some height.

The next item to be addressed is the feet. They should always be square and shoulder length apart for maximum distance. You want your feet square and immobile, especially the back foot, to add to the rotation of your body to give yourself greater club head speed. Imagine your body as a coil when you go into your back swing. If you feet are planted, then the coil will be tighter and result in greater club head speed as you release into the ball. It is just like a catapult, the greater resistance,  the greater the release and the greater distance.

Once you have these elements in place, take a swing that is about a 45 degree angle. Do not over think the shot and do not kill the ball. A golf instructor once told me that there is no reason to swing hard with your body as your body does not hit the ball, but rather the club. The two factors that result in distance is impact and club head speed. Typically for me, the harder I swing the club, the more out of control I am and the more likely I am to top the ball. John also pointed out that if you rotate your body too much in the backswing, then you are forced to take your eyes off the ball and then you are more likely to mis-strike the ball.

Of course, after the brief lesson with setup, each player hit several buckets of balls while John walked among us to point out some specific issues that we are facing and the cures to those issues. For instance, my greatest issue was that I was bending my arms too quickly in the follow-through, thus forcing the ball to go left. The simple cure was to focus on keeping my arms straight through the swing until my arms had no choice but to bend. Another issue, I had a tendency to swing too hard at the ball and it resulted in me loosing my balance. If I swing with club head speed, but not hard, then I hit the ball farther and do not lose my balance.

Real Estate News

On a different note, the spring season for real estate is in full bloom. The pollen is out and so are the buyers looking to take advantage of the tax credits that expire at the end of April. For first time homebuyers, the $8,000 tax credit will act as a refund in the following tax year. What this means is that if you do not pay $8,000 in annual taxes, then you will get it back in the form of a tax refund, or at least the difference between your tax liability and the $8,000. Of course. many people do not realize that the tax credit is actually 10% of the purchase price up to $80,000, then it is a flat credit. So, if you are looking to buy your first home or know someone who is, you owe it to them or yourself to call a real estate professional like myself to ensure that you can take advantage of this great offering before it is too late. Will Congress extend it again? I have no ideal, but you should not count on it.

For current homeowners, you can get a $6,500 tax credit if you sell your home and purchase another one. Of course the timing for this program is running short as you must be under contract with your new home by the end of April. As far as I know, there is nothing in the bill that states that you have to sell your home before you purchase another one, but then you must be able to keep 2 mortgages until you sell your previous home.

The Triangle real estate market is moving along, not at a breakneck speed, but very well. My year has started out very well and I am on track for a record year for me. Of course, I hope the market does not die after the tax credits expire. Currently, the homes priced below $300,000 are selling the best with the lower end of this range  selling the best. New reduced interest rates for jumbo loans should help to increase the high-end market as rates recently have been very bad for these jumbo loans.

In the event that you are not from this area, the Triangle area is in North Carolina and consist of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. Where these are the major cities in the Triangle, you also have several counties that encompass the Triangle and smaller towns such as Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Wendell, Zebulon, Wake Forest Youngsville, Rolesville and many more. If you are looking for a lifestyle that has been consistently ranked among the best places to live in America, call or email me for a visitor’s packet of this wonderful place to live, work and play.

Happy Valentine’s Day

February 15, 2010

I hope everyone had a great Valentine’s Day and weekend as we think about and show our appreciation for the one we love. I had a very enjoyable weekend with my lovely wife as we exchanged gifts on Saturday and enjoyed 2 great meals on Sunday.

Sunday morning, we did the Valentine’s Day brunch at the Cardinal Club in Raleigh as we were treated to several items as well as a wonderful desert offering by the club. For those who do not know, the Cardinal Club is located on the 28th floor of the Wachovia building, located on Fayetteville Street, a block from the state capitol building. The service was impeccable and the atmosphere was tremendous.

For dinner, we dined at the famous Angus Barn and did their Valentine’s Wine dinner held in the wine cellar. This was an amazing experience as we had the opportunity to meet other guest as we all gathered around a massive table for 34 people. The wine offerings were outstanding and the food was divine.

My gift to my wife centered around a dozen roses and a couple charms that she had been wanting. One of the charms was an Acorn and the other a stitch. I got the stitch for her as she does cross-stitching and has found this a very rewarding avenue for her limited artistic nature. The Acorn represents the great city that we call home. If you are not familiar with Raleigh, North Carolina, the city is known as “the City of Oaks”. The Acorn is symbolic of this town as we have a large acorn on display in one of our downtown parks. In addition, we have the Acorn drop to bring in the new year where other cities have other items, such as the Big Apple for New York City or a giant pickle that can be seen in Mount Olive.

I was also a little surprised at the gift I received from my wife. She gave me 15 golf clinics from Wildwood Greens golf which I can enjoy throughout the year. Each clinic will cover a specific part of the golf game and hopefully, will greatly improve my game by the end of the lessons. If you are interested in joining me or learning more about these clinics, please feel free to contact me and I can get the information to you.

Of course, you can visit their website at www.wildwoodgreen.com to contact them directly.

Plan to read my blog in the future as I will be posting after each clinic that I take and pass along any advice that I receive from them.

I am looking forward to this experience and this golf season. In fact, I am looking to get out on the golf course before I leave for New Orleans later this week.

I encourage anyone to respond to let me know what you think of Valentine’s Day, what you did for this day or what you would like to say about your special someone.