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."
Sunday, May 30, 2021
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.
20th Annual TAKE A CHILD TO THE COURSE
Sunday, June 6, 2021
Nippo Lake Golf Club will be holding its 20th Take A Child to The Course event on Sunday, June 6th. This fun afternoon of golf is sponsored by NLGC and The First Tee of NH 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 and is free to all children under 17 years of age. Children ages 2 to 6 receive instruction on the putting green and driving range while children between the ages of 7 and 17 play 9-holes of golf from our US Kids Golf Tees. Clubs are provided for all children to use who do not have their own set. A barbecue is available all afternoon for the children and their parents and each child will receive a commemorative t-shirt & picture along with "golf goodies" donated by area businesses. Over the years, Take A Child to The Course has brought in children from all over the community, including Barrington, Strafford, Northwood, Rochester and beyond. We would like to thank the Friends & Family of Leslie Brock, Buddy Emmons and Gerald Howe for their generous support for this year’s 20th, as well as The First Tee of New Hampshire, Barnz’s Cinema, Pat & Maureen Brideau, Callaway Golf, Favorite Foods Inc., Golick’s Dairy Bar, Maple Leaf Food Products, Seacoast Coca Cola & Titleist Golf for their sponsorship and donations.
MCDONOUGH SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT
Sunday, July 4, 2021
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 18 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 mcdonough.nhgolf.com.
FAMILY GOLF MONTH
Join us during the month of July for “Family Golf Month”! Golf is the perfect activity for any family to enjoy together, no matter what their skill level. All Junior golfers (17 and under) play free with a paid adult or member (after 12pm on weekends/cart fees not included). So make a day of it! Call the Pro Shop to ask about club rentals and restrictions. Nippo Lake also offers a variety of Junior Golf Clinics and Camps during this month, making it easy for kids of all ages to learn golf skills and etiquette.
NLGC LADIES' INVITATIONAL TOURNAMENT
Thursday, August 12, 2021
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 $10,000 has been donated over the last 10 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 have made it possible for NLGC to offer ways in which to entice participation in this great tournament.
September 3rd- September 6th, 2021
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.
VETERANS' APPRECIATION WEEK
November 7th-13th, 2021
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 golfers are asked to bring items to be donated to the Wounded Warriors @ 45 North, a local NH organization dedicated to providing care and rest through outdoor activities at NO cost to Wounded or Deployed Warriors at their location in Pittsburgh, NH.
Some items requested by the Veterans are Coffee, Gatorade, Socks, Foot Powder, T-Shirts, Twin Sheets, Towels, Playing Cards, Footballs, Frisbees, Hacky Sacks, Board Games, Small Handheld Electronic Games, Crossword & Puzzle Books, Books, Magazines & Other Reading Materials, Air Fresheners, Crackers, Slim Jims, Trail Mix, Energy Bars, Beef Jerky Sunscreen, Mach 3 Razors/Gillette Replacement Blades, Band Aids, Cortisone Cream, Calamine Lotion, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Dental Floss, Mouthwash, Qtips, Deodorant, Hand & Body Lotion, Soap, Toilet Paper and Music CDs.
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.