Here we are. Prepare to be inspired by the Masters. Enjoy the entertainment. Gorge on golf. But then, next week get out there. Bring that inspiration to your golf game. Whether it's learning, ... See more
Week after week we watch the best Professionals hit amazing tee shots, approaches, and hole-outs. How do they even practice for them?

They can't! But they can certainly be well-prepared. You ...
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Next week is April, and we all know what that means. Yes, it’s time for The Masters, and the golf season is off and running. April 11th to 14th at Augusta is when one of the greatest shows on earth ... See more
On approach shots, take one club more than you think you need, make a good shoulder turn but concentrate on tempo rather than power. Let us know how it goes: See more
Most of you know that your position at address isn’t the same as your position at impact. But not so many amateur golfers can show us the correct impact position.
We can help: See more
The young guns are all over the major golf tours now. They’re lithe, strong, and can hit the golf ball a long, long way. But in recent weeks two of the older members of the PGA Tour have reminded us ... See more
Why do you want to play better golf?
If you speak to fitness trainers many will tell you that a customer who says “I want to lose weight” is already a lost cause. It is insufficient motivation to ...
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It is often said that the quickest way to lower your handicap or improve your scorecard is to improve your putting and then your short game. But I wonder if lowering your handicap is the biggest ... See more
The new rules have come in for some scrutiny in the professional tournaments around the world over the past couple of weeks. There’s clearly clarification on the rules required in some ... See more
We’re a month closer to playing golf again. It’s time to start making plans. If new equipment isn’t in your plans, then at least think about putting new grips on your clubs. It’s good practice. It ... See more
Start thinking about golf now. Not improvements you want to make to your swing, competitions you want to win or accomplishments and achievements you’d like to make.
Think about how you can use ...
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Amongst the resolutions people will have made for 2019, many will fall under the categories of “Health & well-being”; “Social engagement”; and “Time for yourself”. Guess what? Golf delivers on all of ... See more
Wherever you are, and whoever you’re with, we would like to wish all of you a Happy Thanksgiving:
Do you have a planned fitness regime for the winter? Flexibility, the ability to rotate the upper body, and a strong core, all help to keep you golf ready. They also help with you total ... See more
If you haven’t bought any new outerwear in the last few years, then try on some of the new arrivals in the shops. Thinner, lighter, warmer, drier. It seems impossible, but it’s not just golf balls ... See more
When we look at club choice, amateurs select a club for approach shots that, if they hit it perfectly, will get to the middle of the green. Try a round where you choose a club that should get to the ... See more
I’ve watched quite a few golfers playing mid-range pitch shots over the last weeks. There seems to be one of two techniques used by the majority to try and get the ball to stop quickly.
Learning ...
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The ball flight of the Professionals on mid and longer wedge shots is almost always significantly lower than those we see amateurs playing. But these lower flighted shots land, hop and stop quickly. ... See more
...and makes team golf more enjoyable. Click here if you want to try it:
For what it’s worth, we’d like to make the observation that team golf is a lot of fun. Despite the heat of battle at the Ryder Cup, it’s a very social event. Anyone want to give it a try? Let us ... See more
It’s Ryder Cup week. What an event. What spectacle. In a suburb in the southwest of Paris, France the 42nd Ryder Cup Matches will take place on the Albatros Course of Le Golf National, ... See more
On a scale of zero to ten, each time you play, how important is your playing experience? By that I mean your experience hitting your shots?

If you played better next week than you did the ...
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If you didn’t give us your $ 64 million answer, then please do so now. We’d love you to answer just one simple question about improvement.

There’s nothing confidential. It’s not a sales ...
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We want you to focus on how much pleasure there is, for the vast majority of regular and occasional golfers, in a golf shot that’s struck in the sweet spot. They say it’s the one great shot that ... See more
“The founders of this great game came from a generation where everything was a struggle; just for life. So why shouldn’t golf be a struggle as well? And to even out that struggle between competitors, ... See more
Brooks Koepka bags his third Major in 14 months and becomes only the 5th person to win the US Open and PGA Championship in the same year.
To see how we can help you enjoy your golf more click ...
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Women have been a significant part of the growth in golf over the last decade. Therefore, it’s pleasing to see another new youngster at the top of the leaderboard. Congratulations to Georgia ... See more
To win you need to become a better Putter. If you want to have more fun playing golf...

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Back by Popular Demand!!!

Tomorrow may be your last chance of the season to see what the buzz is about when PXG is back here at the club for fittings.

From 10am-1pm, PXG will be on the range to showcase their ...
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Today is the Day---PXG is coming to Kirkbrae!!!

The newest and hottest name in golf equipment, PXG, is here today from noon-5pm, for an exclusive fitting day. Started three years ago by founder Bob Parsons as his project to develop the ... See more

Kirkbrae Exclusive...PXG!!

The newest name in golf equipment, PXG, will be here this coming Friday, May 5th, for an exclusive fitting day. Started three years ago by founder Bob Parsons as his project to develop ... See more

Live from the Masters...

Our annual pool is now ready to go and can be viewed by clicking on the link below:

Results will be updated ...
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Master Pool...Enter by Wednesday Evening

The first men's major brings us our first major pool of the year for the Masters. Since it's been a long winter, we figured we would take it easy on everyone to start off the season...

Very ...
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Tomorrow Morning...Live from Augusta

Three weeks ago I wrote about this being the best month of sports...March Madness is wrapping up with tonight's Final Four and then Monday's National Championship Game. Just in time for the best ... See more

Spring Cleaning Sale

This morning the course opened for the season and we are excited to finally see the 2017 golf season underway!!

In celebration, we are having a Spring Cleaning Sale of 40% off on some ...
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Titleist ProV1 Loyalty Program is Back!!

Today is the first day that we can accept orders for Titleist's annual ProV1/ProV1x Loyalty Rewarded Program.

As a refresher, if you purchase 3 dozen personalized ProV1 or ProV1x balls, you ...
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March Madness is Upon Us....Join the Fun!

Well, at least in my opinion, the best four weeks in sports are about to be upon us.

The NCAA Basketball Tournament (followed by the Masters) provide us with must-see television well into ...
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You Can't Always Get What You Want.....But We Did This Time!!

With all due respect to The Rolling Stones, today many golfers got exactly what they wanted....a simpler, more common-sense set of golf rules.

Now, before you get too excited, they won't go ...
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A Warm Thought on a Snowy Day

As you look out the window today, you're probably not thinking about golf....but for a brief moment this may help.

Below you'll see a screenshot of an interview with Rhode Island's own Brad ...
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Will You Be EPIC???

Today's your first chance to make your 2017 season EPIC at our Callaway fitting event. From 4-7pm at Mike Harbour's Indoor Golf (100 Federal Way in Johnston), Callaway representatives will be ... See more

Patriots Super Bowl Champions Gear Available


I really didn't think I'd be sending this email just 30 minutes ago, but all I can say is WOW!!!!

Patriots Super Bowl Champions clothing will be available in the golf shop ...
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Add Yardage to Your Game in an EPIC Fashion

How does an extra 10 yards sound to you? May come up HUGE in tonight's game...or on the course the next time you play. Either way, it sounds great to me!!!

Join us this Tuesday for our ...
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EPIC event postponed

With the forecast calling for the heaviest snows to occur between 3-6pm this afternoon, we have decided to postpone the EPIC Demo event that was scheduled for this evening.

I am in the ...
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Tomorrow's the Day You Become EPIC!!!

We Sell a Slightly Smaller Version!!
Well, the day has almost arrived...your first chance to try out he all-new EPIC driver from Callaway Golf.

I was fortunate to try it out during last week's PGA Merchandise Show and it is ...
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Tuesday January 31 Could be the Day You Become EPIC!!!

Next week, the eyes of the golfing world will be on Orlando for the annual PGA Merchandise Show, truly the Major of the Golf Business.

All of the buzz heading into the week on the equipment ...
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What's All the Buzz About?? Something EPIC!!!

Two weeks from now I'll be at the PGA Merchandise Show, where every manufacturer in the game is showcasing their latest innovations.

This season, you;re not going to be able to talk about ...
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Club Closing Today at 4pm

Due to the inclement weather the club will be closing at 4pm today. Takeout is available by calling the dining room at 401-333-1300 x270 until 330 pm. The club will be open normal business hours ... See more

Happy Holidays..Holiday Raffle Results

As of the close of business today at 2pm, the golf shop is closed for the winter and will reopen in March.

The results of today's Holiday Raffle:

Steelhead XR Irons--Mike ...
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It's Not Too Late...Golf Shop Open Until 2pm

If you've waited this long to find that special gift for that special someone, you may be thinking that all is lost. I say "Never Say Never"

The Golf Shop is open at 9am until 2pm and our ...
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Time is Running Out!!

Well, there are only two days left before Christmas and hopefully you're almost ready....but if you are not, we are here to help here in the golf shop!!

First, enjoy a great deal on the #1 ...
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Golf Gift of the Day.....Tremendous Savings Event Tomorrow!!!

Looking for an unrivaled stocking-stuffer for the golfer on your list? Need a gift that will make him or her "feel good inside"? How about buying them lower scores next season? Sounds too good to ... See more

Golf Gift of the Day....Toys for Tots Raffle Winner

Well, the days are dwindling before Christmas and it's time to get going on the shopping. We are here to help for all your last-minute shopping needs.

Now through Saturday, you'll see a ...
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Tremendous Holiday Sale and Expanded Hours

There' s only ten shopping days left before Christmas--it's officially "crunch time"--and we are going to give you all the help you need here in the golf shop.

First, a tremendous sale offer ...
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Give the Gift of Golf....Volume 2

This weekend's Gift of Golf is the number one name in golf---FootJoy.

For the next two day, enjoy 30% off all FootJoy products. Ladies wear, Menswear, Golf Shoes, Gloves and ...
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Monday December 5--Course to Close for the Season

Unfortunately, the weather forecast for the next 7-10 days does not look promising for golf. After consideration of this, the decision has been made to cover the greens for the winter this Monday, ... See more

Give the Gift of Golf...Volume #1

This Holiday season, give the Gift of Golf...and enjoy some tremendous bargains.

Starting with the pictured GolfBuddy LR5 Rangefinder, which normally sells for $249, but after a $100 rebate ...
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#GivingTuesday...Toys for Tots Collection

Anyone who has gone online at any point today knows that today is #GivingTuesday, a day to share with those less fortunate after the retail bonanzas of Black Friday and Cyber Monday... ...
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The Golf Shop is Your Holiday Gift Headquarters

I hope everyone enjoyed a fantastic day with the their family today!!

If you've been watching the games today, you've seen the steady stream of Black Friday ads for the chain stores...and by ...
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Tournament Credit Amnesty Program

For those of you who are looking to use the remainder of your Tournament Credit balance in the golf shop, you have just 11 days left until the deadline of November 30th. Now would be a great time to ... See more

You may not have received your newsletter

Yesterday, Microsoft confirmed it had an email outage on Exchange Online and Office 365. This caused an unusually high number of bounce rates, meaning our Weekly Update may not have arrived in your ... See more

Final Shootout Series Event on Saturday!!!

Our final Shootout Series event will take place under warmer temperatures this Saturday. While 15 teams braved last Saturday's Arctic air, we expect even more to close out the Series in low-60s ... See more

Sizzling Hot Action in the Cold Weather!!!

While the forecast for Saturday is calling for cooler temperatures, the golf action here at the club will be sizzling hot!!

The birdies will be flying during our second event of the Shootout ...
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It's Gonna Be One of Those Days (In a Good Way!!)....

This morning showed everyone that winter is on it's way...frost on the windshield, temps in the 20s. As you can see, though, the weather for tomorrow is going to be fantastic with temps in the mid- ... See more

Friday October 28---Golf Course Update

Due to yesterday's heavy rains, golf cars will not be allowed on the course today.

The course will be open for walking.

First Shootout Event this Saturday!!

It may be tough to believe with today's frigid temps, but Saturday's weather looks great for the first Shootout Series event!!!

The 10:00 shotgun is a two-person scramble format with teams ...
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Golf Course to be Closed Tuesday October 25

Due to the rain that passed through the area early this morning and the resulting wet conditions, the golf course maintenance staff is not able to aerate the greens today.

The greens ...
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Monday October 24th--Greens to be Aerated

The golf course maintenance staff will begin the task of aerating and topdressing the greens tomorrow morning. The golf course will be closed all day.

The golf course will reopen for normal ...
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Fall Shootout Series--Save the Dates!!!

The time is nearing for the Fall Shootout Series events to begin. These two-person scramble tournaments are always some of the best attended events of the golfing season.

The three events ...
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Final Men's Member Guest of the Season!!

The final men's member-guest of the 2016 season will take place this coming Thursday, October 13th. Lunch will begin at 11:45 am, followed by 1:00 pm shotgun start for golf with dinner and awards ... See more

The Perfect Gear for those Cooler Mornings

It pains me to say it, but cooler temps are definitely on their way. The morning and evening chills are here to stay, so why not "gear up" to stay warm.

New to the golf shop are club-logged ...
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Last Call for Sunday's Couples Club Championship

This email serves as the last call for this Sunday's Couples Club Championship.

Tee times will be between 10-11am with a selected-drive, alternate shots format that should have everyone back ...
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Last Call for Men's Hole In One Pool

This email serves as the last call for the Men's Hole In One Pool. Payments for the pool ($50) must be made in the golf shop by Sunday October 2nd. The player list and accompanying rules sheet for ... See more

13th Hole Renovation Begins Today

Today is the day we've all been waiting for...the destruction of the 13th green begins!!

In all seriousness, though, the renovation of the 13th hole begins today, which results in some ...
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The Weekend in One Word.....WOW!!!


The twentieth anniversary of the Alpine-Kirkbrae Ryder Cup did not disappoint as it was by far the closest and most riveting finish yet. Kirkbrae trailed heading into today's singles ...
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Final Day of 2016 Ryder Cup

The 2016 Ryder Cup ends today at the club with 24 singles matches up for grabs.

The action has been furious the past two days. Kirkbrae grabbed a 5-point lead on Friday, then Alpine came ...
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20th Alpine-Kirkbrae Ryder Cup....Online Scoring

Tomorrow the Alpine-Kirkbrae Ryder Cup celebrates its' twentieth anniversary with the first round of this year's matches here at the club. Team Kirkbrae will be attempting to regain the cup that was ... See more

Men's Member Guest---Thursday September 15

This email is the last call for the Men's Member Guest to be held this Thursday, September 15th.

Lunch begins at noon, followed by a 1:30pm shotgun start for golf with dinner and awards to ...
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Last Call for Glow Ball!!

Take a Saturday and join the fun in the dark with our final Glow Ball event of the year tomorrow night at 7:00pm.

There a few spot left for you and your group to have a great time "under the ...
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Callaway Demo Day...
Something Old, Something New...

Tomorrow we are hosting a Callaway Demo Day on the range with some tremendous new equipment that is brand-new (but old?) to the market.

The first offering may sound a little ...
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Course Record during the RI Open...and how it affects you??

A New Competitive Course Record!!
The club had a new competitive course record set today during the Rhode Island Open as James Thresher shot an amazing 7-under 63 (course played to a par-70 this week)!!! This ties the previous ... See more

85th Rhode Island Open Championship

Kirkbrae once again puts its' best foot forward this week, hosting the 85th Rhode Island Open Championship. Ninety-nine players (professionals and amateurs) will play two days and then the field ... See more

Men's Senior Club Championship

The brackets for the 2016 Men's Senior Club Championship can be viewed here:

A record 43 players are ...
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Ryder Cup 2016 Qualifying Results

Qualifying for this year's Ryder Cup team was completed yesterday with the final round of the President's Cup. Congratulations to Scott Boulis and Al Peterson, the 2016 President's Cup gross and net ... See more

Anyone for Cricket???

Save the date for Saturday September 3rd, as we will turn the practice range into a cricket "pitch"!!!

We're looking for players who want to have a great time playing the game that is ...
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Flash Sale this Weekend!!!

Take advantage of a "Flash Sale" with fantastic prices on three of our best-selling apparel lines!!

For this weekend only, enjoy 30% off all Bobby Jones, Martin Golf and SanSoleil clothing ...
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Updated Ryder Cup Standings

The standings for Ryder Cup Qualifying have been updated after this weekend's Championship matches and can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

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Olympic Golf Pool

Golf returns to the Olympics this week for the first time in 112 years...since it was held at the 1904 St Louis Olympics...and won by a Canadian player.

This week the USA is the only country ...
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Member-Guest Thursday---August 25

Our final ladies' member guest of the season kicks off Member Guest Thursday on Thursday August 25th. The 8:30am shotgun is preceded by a light continental breakfast starting at 7:30am and the event ... See more

Championship Sunday is Here!!

And they're off!!!

Our two finalists for the men's club championship, Tom McCormick and John Auclair, just hit their opening tee shots of their 36-hole match for the 2016 Club ...
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Some Things Are Better in the Dark??!??

Glow Ball Anyone???
Of course, we're talking about golf...

Join us for our second Glow Ball event of the season on Saturday August 20th. Starting Time is 7:45pm with an entry fee of $40 per player, which ...
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Men's Senior Club Championship

The qualifying round for the men's Senior Club Championship has begun and will continue through Sunday August 21st. Players must be age 50 or older by August 21st in order to be ... See more

PGA Championship Pool Results

After three days of doom and gloom due to the rainy weather, the PGA Championship didn't fail to entertain with a tremendous finish. Jason Day's late charge was one shot too little, as Jimmy Walker ... See more

Glory's Last Shot...The PGA Championship Pool

Coming just a mere ten days after the Britiish Open, this year's final major starts Thursday. The PGA Championship takes place at Baltusrol, located just outside of New Yok City in suburban New ... See more

Updated Ryder Cup Standings

The first weekend of the men's Club Championship was completed and the applicable Ryder Cup points have been distributed.

Please click on the below link to view the most up-to-date ...
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Last Call for Championship Pool

This email serves as a last call for our Championship Division Pool. We've been able to extend the deadline, but there is a match being played tomorrow, so all entries must be submitted by 10:00am ... See more

2016 Club Championship Pool

The largest event of the season is finally upon us--the Club Championship. We are once again running a bracket pool for the 16-player Men's Club Championship. Entries are $20 per and points are ... See more

2016 Men's Club Championship

The brackets for the 2016 Men's Club Championship are finished and available to be viewed.

Due to record participation (Nine Net Divisions---EXCELLENT!!!!), I was unable to fit all the ...
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2016 Club Championship Brackets

The brackets for the 2016 men's Club Championship are finished and available to be viewed on-line at the following link:

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British Open Pool

The world's best head to Scotland's Royal Troon this week for the British Open. Famous for its' Postage Stamp par-3 hole, diabolical at a length of only 125 yards, this is always one of the toughest ... See more

Ryder Cup Standings....Club Championship Update

The current Ryder Cup qualifying standings (through three events) can be viewed on the following link:

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Board of Governors Results

Congratulations to Tom McCormick (Gross-71) and Joe Calabro (Net-65) for their victories in this weekend's Board of Governors.

Ryder Cup Points for this event can be viewed by clicking on ...
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Bocce Tournament Postponed....Glow Ball Next Saturday!!!

Due to a questionable weather forecast for this evening as well as lower than anticipated registrations, tonight's bocce tournament has been cancelled. We are currently exploring dates to reschedule ... See more

Bocce Tournament--Saturday July 9th

Bocce Tournament--Saturday 5pm
First and foremost, Happy Fourth everyone!!!

This coming Saturday we are hosting the club's first ever Bocce Tournament beginning at 5pm on the practice range. Teams of four players will ...
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Independence Day Weekend Update

Patriotic Kirkbrae Tees!!
The Independence Day Weekend is full of fantastic events here at the club that you won't want to miss. Everything kicked-off in style with our two member guest tournaments today and will end on ... See more

Callaway Demo Day--Tomorrow 1pm-6pm!!!

Callaway Demo
Don't forget about our Callaway Demo Day tomorrow from 1-6pm.

Callaway continues to lead the market, as you can see from the picture, and will be on-site for fittings and demos all ...
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Fourth of July Shootout

Next Monday's Independence Day holiday brings us our annual Fourth of July Shootout. Players make their own tee times and groups and then are placed into a blind draw with all of the other groups to ... See more

Nelson Church Tournament Results

Congratulations to Brad Auclair (71 Gross) and Bob Iacobucci (69 Net-matching cards) who are the gross and net champions, respectively, of the 2016 Nelson Church.

Complete results for the ...
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Member Guests are Filling Up Fast!!!

Next Thursday's member guest tournaments are filling up fast, so if you're planning on playing you'd better contact the golf shop to reserve your spot.

The ladies' event is an 8:30am shotgun ...
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2016 US Open Pool

After three very looooong days at Oakmont, our national championship will finally be decided later this afternoon.

The US Open Pool can be viewed by clicking on the link below...and, no, no ...
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Men's Four-Ball Wrap-Up

The men's Final Four wrapped up the Four-Ball Championship with some riveting action. Both of the semifinal matches plus today's final all went the full 18 holes with a 1-up result.

Vin ...
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Would You Drive A Car With No Steering Wheel?

Poor Grips, Poor Performance
Well would you? Of course not....

But it makes me wonder when I see golf clubs in players' bags with worn, torn, weathered grips---it's just like trying to drive a car with no steering ...
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Last Call for Men's Two-Day Member Guest

Two-Day Entry List
This email is the last call for the men's 2-Day Member Guest to be held next Friday and Saturday, June 17th & 18th.

This event has taken off tremendously as we currently have 49 teams ...
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Short Game Fitting Day: Saturday 7-10am

Callaway Short Game
Do you know that the average player spends upwards of 60-70% of their shots from inside 30 yards of the green?

Even at the top levels, this holds true quite often. Rory McIlroy won the ...
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We'll Help You Beat the Summer Blues

Well, the kids are almost out of school for the summer...and you'll start to hear the words every parent dreads to hear..."I'm Bored"...

Here at the club, we can help you with this. Take a ...
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Summer is on Its' Way...

As we turn the calendar to June, it's time to start thinking Summer!! We sure are at the club, with preparations well underway to make the Summer of 2016 the best ever.

Take a look at this ...
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Matches Are Set for the Men's Four-Ball Championship

Kirkbrae's version of March Madness is about to begin---the Men's Four Ball Championship. Thirty-five teams attempted to qualify for the 16-team Championship bracket, with the cut coming at 1-under ... See more

Monday May 30--Golf Course Closed

Due to the heavy rains last night and this morning, the golf course is closed.

Ryder Cup Qualifying Results

The results are in for this past weekend's Ryder Cup Qualifying event and they can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

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Ryder Cup Qualifying Results

The results are in for this past weekend's Ryder Cup Qualifying event and they can be viewed by clicking on the following link:

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Memorial Champions...and a Look Ahead!

First and foremost, congratulations to Patrick Healey (Gross) and John Murray (Net), champions of the first men's major of the season, the Memorial. Complete Ryder Cup Qualifying Results will be ... See more

Time is Running out...Register for Next Week's Member-Guest events!!

Next Thursday, May 26th, we have our first two member-guest events of the 2016 season.

Starting off the day is the Ladies' Bring-A-Friend Day with an 8:30am shotgun start for golf. This is ...
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The Young Prevail!

The youngsters found a way to overcome decades of course knowledge and defeated the Senior team 16.5-10.5 in today's Seniors vs. Juniors event.

Next weekend there's only one team --the ...
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