The Nelson Bay Golf Club Bay Buddies, a program for potential golfers, is back in swing. The 2022 mentored matches begin on Wednesday, 2nd February, at 3.00 pm at the picturesque Nelson Bay golf course.
Objective of the Bay Buddies initiative is to prepare new players for competition golf, or the level of golf they choose, through development of basic skills and understanding of the etiquette and rules of golf.
The program recognises that, whilst golf is a sport of great tradition and challenge, it is sometimes daunting to the uninitiated.
Bay Buddies believes golf should always be played in a friendly atmosphere and strives to deliver this message, the main aim of a golfer being to enjoy the sport.
This basic approach has delivered a program judged as a great success and enjoyed by all involved in the inaugural season during the latter part of 2021.
Bay Buddies is conducted in conjunction with weekly skills clinics presented by club professional, Warren Moses. In addition to the coaching aspect, the program offers nine holes of mentored golf for new players each Monday and Wednesday afternoon. Groups of three novice golfers are accompanied by an experienced golfer with a simple, “learn-as-you-go” approach applied to understanding the rules and etiquette of the game.
Further information about the Bay Buddies program may be obtained by contacting Ann Turner from the Nelson Bay Golf Club Ladies’ Committee on 0409 556 949