Jun 18, 2010

NationView Golf Course Impresses - Can't Wait To Play 18

By Sean Crogie   Posted at  6/18/2010 10:35:00 PM   No comments

I had the pleasure finally this week to play the NationView Golf Course in South Mountain, Ontario although I only got to play 9 holes I came away impressed with the layout and especially the greens. NationView is run by the Durant Family and I had the pleasure to talk to Sheila in the Pro Shop who was great for giving me direction on a few holes (which really helps when you've never played a course before). I'm not going to do a full review until I play the whole 18 but I will tell you if you play there the greens are in great condition and they definitely have nice ridges that are sometimes hard to read. Also playing #18 a long par 3 from the whites (206 yds.) I did something I've never done before, I played a driver on a par 3. Although I did choke down on it and give it a half swing was real fun to play. Only managed a bogey as I was pin high maybe a foot off the green but couldn't get up and down. I am only a hacker oh! well.


Fun #18 A long par 3

Tricking Green on #16


























Sheila wanted me to pass along an upcoming tournament NationView is running here's the scoop:

9th Annual Golf For A Cure
Saturday July 17, 2010
18 Hole Golf & Dinner Fundraiser in Memory of Tom Nagy
Golf & Roast Beef Dinner - $65 per person
Roast Beef Dinner only- $25 per person
For more info or to register by phone call (613)989-5633
Registration Deadline is July 7th, 2010 (Open to the first 144 registered golfers)
Shot Gun Start at Noon
4 Person Scramble
All proceeds to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society in memory of Tom Nagy.

About Sean Crogie

Father of 3, #golf writer, full-time mail carrier, part-time @RideauViewGolf Turf Team #PJ20 fan, golfing nomad.
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