07/21/2011

(Vail)-A weekly gathering for women will begin Thursday (7-21) at the Vail Golf Club and offer golfers of all skill levels an opportunity to learn the sport or improve their golf game. The clinic, "Ladies, Lessons & Libations," will take place from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. Thursdays throughout the summer. Each class is limited to 16 women and offers a variety of instruction including about the short and long game, equipment needs and course management, all the while creating an enjoyable atmosphere for women to meet others who share their interest in golf. Costs are $25 per clinic, and Happy Valley Grill  <http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=i6kehfcab&et=1106638435196&s=18560&e=001fZn-2s3B_VHAs1oFqVCG9JiruqpwQCAbHgyTsIitqDnqrjeFrly7y6ZCAZnOIDfrszC8cdmoFaiceNeZW3qMIfpAlxznq96qn9YNzZFpB7ko3AikFZFV_b5H_XJyJF2J> will offer participants $3 glasses of wine following the clinic.   
 
"It's an enjoyable way to spend an evening learning how to improve your golf skills in a laid-back atmosphere," said Vail Golf Club Director Alice Plain. "It will be relaxed and social, which is a really fun way to receive golf instruction. It also includes a drink sampling, with a different beverage each week."   In addition, a variety of other clinics, camps and activities are underway at the Vail Golf Club this summer, led by the Golf Club professionals, to help players improve their game and have fun on the greens.
 
Some of the programs offered include:   
 
Players Clinic, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Every Other Sunday Golfers can take advantage of a small class setting and receive instruction on how to shoot lower scores through focus on ball striking, chipping and putting, chipping and pitching, bunker and wedge play and more. Costs are $100 and require 48 hours advanced registration. Class size will be limited to five participants.  
 
Senior Clinics, 11 to Noon, Tuesdays For those ages 50 and older, these clinics are limited to 10 participants and will be offered every other week. Instruction will include tips on balance and motion, maintaining or adding distance, using the latest technology in clubs and balls, learning scoring shots around the green and more. The May 31 clinic will be free and the remaining clinics will cost $20 per person. Happy Valley Grill <http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?llr=i6kehfcab&et=1106638435196&s=18560&e=001fZn-2s3B_VHAs1oFqVCG9JiruqpwQCAbHgyTsIitqDnqrjeFrly7y6ZCAZnOIDfrszC8cdmoFaiceNeZW3qMIfpAlxznq96qn9YNzZFpB7ko3AikFZFV_b5H_XJyJF2J>  will offer lunch entrees at 30 percent off to participants following the clinic and the Vail Golf Club pro shop offers 20 percent off of all merchandise to participants the day of the clinic.  
 
Coors Coaching Hour, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m., Tuesdays This weekly program is limited to 25 people and includes unlimited range balls, two drink tickets

Contact(s)

Contact:         Chris Johnson, 970-479-2260                  Alice Plan, 970-479-2260 

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