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14th TAKE A CHILD TO THE COURSE

Sunday, June 1st, 201
14th Anuual Take a Child to the Course Day

This fun afternoon of golf is sponsored by NLGC and The First Tee of NH www.thefirstteenh.org
along with our members, employees and many area businesses who donate their goods and time to ensure that the afternoon is a big success. This event is an opportunity to introduce a child to the game of golf and help promote golf as a lifetime activity. Children under 17 years of age are encouraged to participate and there is no charge. Children ages 2 to 5 receive instruction on the putting green and driving range while children between the ages of 6 and 17 play 9-holes of golf from our US Kids Golf Tees. Clubs are provided by The First Tee of NH for all children to use who do not have their own set. A barbecue is available all afternoon for the children and their parents. Each child receives a commemorative gift along with “golf goodies” donated by area businesses.

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 Shane Fillion

2013 Junior Membership Winner

NLGC JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP

Every April, NLGC offers a Junior Yearly Membership to a student entering 6th to 12th grade the following fall. Each applicant is asked to write a 200 word essay in response to the following statement: “Beyond the pure pleasure of the game of golf, it also serves to build character traits. Some of these traits include integrity, honor, respect, courtesy, sportsmanship, confidence, honesty, perseverance and self-esteem. Select TWO of these traits and tell us how these character traits would be enhanced in you, through your experience at Nippo Lake Golf Club.”

 

NIPPO LAKE GOLF CLUB ANNOUNCES WINNER OF JUNIOR GOLF MEMBERSHIP
  

SHANE FILLION of Barrington was the winner of the 2013 Nippo Lake Junior Golf Membership Essay Contest for his essay about honesty and confidence.  Shane stated that “Honesty plays a huge part in golf. A lot of sports don’t really focus on honesty because there is an official there to make a call.   In golf, the people playing make the call.  You have to be honest with both your partner and your opponents.”  He went on to say “The wonderful game of golf can definitely build confidence.  Each time out you may be competing against someone else, but you are always competing against yourself.  Also, many business deals are made during golf games; lots of companies have golf outings or golf leagues.  Confidence is a key part of playing golf because if you don’t have confidence in your abilities then you will not perform well.”  Honorable mention was awarded to Brenden Turco of Nottingham.  Brenden wrote about respect and integrity and was awarded an hour playing lesson with PGA Professional Chris Mowers.  This coming fall, Shane will be a freshman at Coe Brown Northwood Academy and Brenden will both be freshman at Dover High School. Shane will be presented with a Certificate of Accomplishment for his essay at the 13th Annual Take a Child to the Course on Sunday, June 2nd at Nippo Lake Golf Club.

Click here for the 2014 Junior Golf Membership Application

 

 

MEMORIAL CUP
Sunday, May 25th, 2014

This tournament is held every year to honor our fallen troops, friends and family of Nippo Lake who have passed away. All proceeds from this event are used to help enhance the junior golf program at Nippo Lake.

 

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MCDONOUGH SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT

Sunday, July 6th, 2014

The Richard D. McDonough Golf Scholarship Foundation is a not-for-profit organization whose sole purpose is to solicit contributions and distribute these funds in the form of scholarships to young men and women employed at New Hampshire golf courses who are attending colleges and universities of their choice. NLGC employees have received over $15,500 in financial support from this scholarship over the past 12 years. Due to the generosity of the golfers who participate in this event, NLGC has donated over $13,500 to support the McDonough Foundation. To read more about this wonderful foundation please feel free to visit their website http://nhgolf.com.

 
 
 
 
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TAKE YOUR DAUGHTER TO THE COURSE WEEK

July 7th – July 13th, 2014

“Take Your Daughter to the Course Week” is a national player development program spearheaded by the National Golf Course Owners Association and promoted in coordination with The PGA of America. This is another opportunity to introduce your daughter, niece, God-daughter or grand-daughter to the game of golf. Girls play free with a paying adult or NLGC member. Clubs are available and a clinic will be held on Thursday, July 10th, 2013 from 12:30pm to 1:00pm by Teaching Professional Rick Rogers highlighting the aspects of golf needed for a knowledgeable start to this great game.

 

 

LADIES’ INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT
Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Over the years, Nippo Lake has hosted this very popular themed event. Each year the tournament raises monies through raffles and special games that are donated to a selected charity each year. Over $7800 has been donated over the last 8 years to Special Olympics NH Golf Program, NH Women’s Golf Association Junior Girl’s Program, Make a Wish Foundation, Irving Oil Fuel Assistance Program, NH Food Bank, A Safe Place, Homeless Shelter of Strafford County and End 68 Hours of Hunger. Over the years area businesses such as Irving Oil and Webber Energy have made it possible for NLGC to offer ways in which to entice participation in this great tournament.
 

PATRIOT WEEKEND
August 29th - September 2nd, 2014

This nationwide event encourages golfers to donate monies to benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation which provides educational scholarships to families of those who have become disabled or lost their lives in the line of duty. Over $1.5 million has been raised to support this foundation since its inception.
 

14th ANNUAL TOILETRIES TOURNAMENT
Sunday, October 5th, 2014

This tournament benefits the families of the Town of Barrington and is open to all golfers. All items collected will be given to the Town of Barrington for distribution throughout the year.
Golfers and the community are asked to drop off “Toiletries” such as Diapers / Sizes M/L/XL/Toddlers – Napkins - Paper Towels - Toilet Paper – Kleenex Tissue - Toothpaste – Toothbrushes - Deodorant Shampoo – Conditioner – Laundry Detergent - Cleaning Supplies – Other Personal Items
Your generosity helps to make life a little easier for some families in our community.
 

VETERAN’S WEEK
November 9th – 15th, 2014

To personally thank our Veterans and members of the Armed Services for a job well done, Nippo Lake invites them to come and play golf during the week. GREEN FEES are FREE with a nominal charge for use of a cart. All Veterans are asked to bring items to be shipped during the upcoming months to our active troops throughout the world.
Some items requested by the Troops are used or new DVD’S, CDs, Small hand-held Electronic Games, Hard Candy, High Protein Bars, small boxes of Cereal, Wet Wipes, DEPENDS, Insect Repellant Wipes, International Phone Cards (AT&T), Gum, Slim Jims, Playing Cards (UNO or any other card game), Greeting Cards (variety), Board Games, Word Puzzle Books, Deodorant (any variety), Mach 3 Razors, Lip Balm or Chapstick with sunscreen, Female Hygiene Products, Soap, Purell (individual containers), Toothpaste and Toothbrushes (any variety), inexpensive Headphones, White Cotton Crew Socks, Instant Coffee….
Even if you don’t play golf please consider stopping by Nippo Lake and dropping off something for the troops. We all know how much it is appreciated! Nippo Lake also donates all of the lost and found clubs along with slightly used golf balls to our troops.







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