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Meet Marci: Learning and Enjoying the Game of Golf All Summer

Posted by North Oaks Golf Club on Aug 31, 2019 3:37:00 AM

If Marci Marrone has learned anything about golf this summer it's that a) you don't have to be a scratch golfer to enjoy yourself on the course, and b) all golf teachers are not created equal. In fact, that's the reason she's learned a lot about golf this summer!

After 24 years as a social member, Marci decided to give golf a try. And when Marci tries something, she really tries it, so she signed up for the two-month trial golf membership, attended a bunch of Ladies Clinics, and scheduled ten private lessons with Director of Instruction Grant Shafranski. 

"My friends all said, 'that's a lifetime of lessons,' but I really knew nothing about golf, and getting the trial membership inspired me to really try to do it right. Ten lessons taught me what I needed to know." 

She's also played about 15 times so far this summer, mostly with boyfriend Nick Alfano. And the results are both a happy golfer and a more engaged member.  

"I have really just enjoyed the whole thing," she says. "I spent more time in the club this year than I have in the past 24 years. 

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Topics: Golf, Membership, golf game, golf membership

Golf Membership 101: Why Fall is the Best Time to Join a Club

Posted by Julia Tiedt on Sep 10, 2018 12:56:53 PM

It’s fall in Minnesota, and the 2018 golf season will soon be coming to a close, which makes it the perfect time to start thinking about a golf membership.

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Topics: fall golf mn, Golf, golf club membership, join a club in fall, fall golf club membership, golf membership, best time to join a club

Golf Club Memberships: Benefits of Joining a Wait List

Posted by Julia Tiedt on Jun 27, 2018 4:39:07 PM

People don't often talk about how much they love to wait — waiting in line at Target, for your food at a restaurant, for your order to ship, for the doctor to see you, for your turn at the DMV. Waiting has become especially difficult for people in today's fast-moving, instant gratification-needing environment. But some things are well worth the wait, like a social or golf membership at a private club.

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Topics: Golf, golf club membership, minnesota golf club, golf membership, private golf club

Why a Social or Golf Membership is Great for the Whole Family

Posted by Julia Tiedt on May 23, 2018 9:40:50 AM

In our busy, hectic lives, family members can get scattered hither and yon on their way to the weekend. Work, school, and everything in between can make it difficult for families to find a lot of time together, much less even enjoy a family dinner. So, why not consider a golf membership at a club, where the whole family can meet and spend quality time together?

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Topics: Golf, golf membership

Fore Questions About a Golf Membership at North Oaks Golf Club

Posted by Julia Tiedt on Apr 11, 2018 9:10:45 AM

So, you're looking to join a private golf club and you're considering North Oaks Golf Club. Great idea — there are many benefits to joining a golf club. Maybe you're new to the area, unfamiliar with country club golf, or are just struggling to make the decision.

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Topics: Golf, golf membership

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