We had a great time at this year’s Patriot Golf Day Tournament!

Click below to see the results.

Need more air off the tee? Here’s how to max your hang time for more distance

Written by: Dave Leadbetter

Those stingers you see the pros hit on television look cool, and they’re valuable shots on a windy day, but the last thing most amateurs need is a low-trajectory tee shot. You need more hang time. Studies have proved that the slower you swing, the more you’ll benefit from a trajectory that keeps the ball in the air longer. And thanks to radar systems like TrackMan, we also know that the optimum way to increase air time is to hit up on the ball with your driver. But this notion of hitting up on it requires clarification.

To catch the ball on the upswing with the driver, many golfers find themselves swinging while keeping their weight on their back foot (right foot for right-handers). Unfortunately, that’s usually going to lead to poor contact with the ball—typically a topped or thin shot. It’s also a weak hit because there’s no weight shift toward the target.

Your first move to start the downswing should always be to get your weight moving into your front foot. But if you’re worried that shifting forward won’t let you swing up on the ball, here’s the adjustment you need to make: As your club approaches the ball, feel like you’re standing up with your hips thrusting forward. This stand-up/hip-thrust move will shallow your club’s path and allow it to sweep the ball off the tee. That’s how you hit up on it.

The benefit is that it lets you use the ground under your feet to create thrust. From there, just swing through until the club finishes behind your body—and watch the ball fly.

Source: golfdigest.com

We invite you to spend Labor Day Weekend with us!

To celebrate, we’re offering the following specials on golf:

Friday, August 30th
Kick off Labor Day weekend with us and SAVE!

$70 for 18 Holes w/ Cart

 

Saturday, August 31st
It’s Ohio State’s first game of the season! In light of that, we’re offering split tee times! In and out before game time.

$65 Per Person for a Foursome w/ Cart


Sunday, September 1st
Continued savings!

$70 for 18 Holes w/ Cart


Monday, September 2nd
It’s Labor Day! Split tee times with added savings!

$65 Per Person for a Foursome w/ Cart


Please see below for the results from this Sunday.  Great playing from Mike Roberts and Adam Taulbee.  This is probably the lowest score in our two-man scramble.

 

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We want to thank everyone for coming to our first Mini Memorial Tournament.

 

Please see below for the scores of the top teams.

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Sneaking in a little golf in Columbus, Ohio

As you might expect in a city that spawned both Hall-of-Famer Jack Nicklaus and famed course designer Dr. Michael Hurdzan, it’s easy to find great golf in and around Columbus — the hard part is narrowing down your options. If you have time to sneak in a little golf during your trip to the Buckeye City, you’ll find a great mix of everything from wallet-friendly municipal courses to luxury layouts to choose from. Consider this a starter list, then play on!

www.thevirtuesgolfclub.om

Our new restaurant menu for 2019 is HERE!!!

Check out the new items and you will find a favorite of your own.  It is available Monday, 5/13!

Our 9 Stars Spring Tournament has been shortened to an 18 hole event.  Congratulations to all the winners of each flight.

Championship Flight:

1st place, Curt Byers – James Thompson

2nd place, Zach Chinn – Matt Samuels,

3rd place, Everett Reed – Tim Fisher

1st Flight

1st place, Jarrod Falasca – Noah Wilson

2nd place, Andrew Wenning – Jeff Flesher

3rd place, Bill Courant – John Millice

2nd Flight

1st place, Sean Lent – Phil Fieata

2nd place, James Hopkins – Trevor McFadden

3rd place, William Clark – Mark Heatley

 

We will be reaching out to the winners!

 

Thank you for participating in our Spring event!  We will see you this Summer. Our next event is the Memorial Day Four Man Scramble on May 25th.

 

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Hello,

Due to the incoming weather and the potential lightning and thunder with this Storm, our Spring two men is canceling the last round at the Virtues Golf Club.  It is shortened to an 18 hole-tournament.  We will be reaching out to everyone to credit the golf portion at the Virtues Golf Club on Monday.

We will announce the winners of each flight 9 am today.

Thank you,

Virtues Golf Staff

 

Please see below for the results from 4/13 Day one,

Championship Flight – 64-70

1st Flight – 71-77

2nd Flight – 78+

*Due to incoming weather, we will make an announcement about Sunday round information on Sunday 7:00 am.  You may find the information on our website or facebook page.

Thank you,

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