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 2017 WINNER OF JUNIOR GOLF MEMBERSHIP
MAXIM BEGIN of Strafford is the winner of the 2017 Nippo Lake Junior Golf Membership Essay. Max is a junior at Coe-Brown Northwood Academy. In his essay, Max states, "Not only is golf a very enjoyable game, but it also has the ability to build character, more so than any other sport. He discusses the traits of honesty and respect and believes that as these traits develop on the golf course, they translate to more honest & respectful people. We look forward to seeing Max sharpen his skills and traits on the course this year!
Sunday, May 28, 2017
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.
17th Annual TAKE A CHILD TO THE COURSE
Sunday, June 4, 2017
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.
MCDONOUGH SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT
Sunday, July 2, 2017
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 14 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 (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 17, 2017
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 $8800 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 have made it possible for NLGC to offer ways in which to entice participation in this great tournament.
September 1st-4th, 2017
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.
16th ANNUAL TOILETRIES TOURNAMENT
Sunday, October 1, 2017
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. A portion of the greens fees are donated by Nippo Lake.
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.
VETERANS' APPRECIATION WEEK
November 5th-11th, 2017
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.