North Hatley Golf Club tees-off with novel concept

The North Hatley Golf Club has organized an exclusive course to accommodate young golfers in their development. The “first drive,” is a 9 holes experience specifically oriented to fledging golfers. Club Manager Louis Grenier and Superintendent Tony Card have collaborated to initiate a unique concept that acknowledges the discrepancies in the abilities of practiced and novice golfers. Golf is a technical sport that requires a precise arrangement of accuracy, power and finesse. Young and inexperienced golfers will regularly struggle with the intimidating distances and obstacles presented by a particular course. Since there are only minor variations between the slopes where seasoned veterans and nascent golfers perform, the result can often appear daunting for the latter crowd. Read the entire article Monday in The Record.