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How to Improve on Your Golfing Skills

Published on April 25th, 2021

"Part 2 Keep Your Head Down and Use Your Torso A common rookie mistake is looking up too early to follow the ball down the fairway with your eyes. Focus on completing your follow-through and your swing before looking up to see where the ball heads, or else all your alignments and visual calculations will go to waste. Keep your eyes down and focus on the swing before moving your head anywhere else. Also, make sure to always use your torso when swinging, not just your arms. Rotate your shoulder all the way around to your other foot to generate enough momentum, and have the power of the swing come from your torso. Having that strong rotation will give your… Read More

How to Improve on Your Golfing Skills

Published on March 25th, 2021

"Part 1 While we’re also known for hosting beautiful Carriage Greens weddings and parties, having karaoke nights, and our delicious restaurant, we are primarily known for being a premiere golf course. Learn how to improve your golfing skills for the upcoming summer so you can make the most out of your golfing experience. Hold Your Pose After Your Shot If you hold your pose after your shot, it most likely means that your swing was synced and you had good rhythm and aim. If you think about the ending position you want to be in, you’ll be surprised at how much better your swing and aim will be. Stretch, Stretch, Stretch Stretching before you play is the best way to… Read More

How to Pick the Perfect Karaoke Song

Published on February 26th, 2021

"If you’re a regular over at the Sandtrap Bar & Grill (our restaurant in the Darien, Illinois area), you probably already know that we host karaoke nights every Wednesday. We welcome people of all experience levels to join in on the fun! Karaoke can be a great way to blow off steam, come together, and enjoy an evening out. But—for those without much singing experience—it can also be a nerve-wracking experience! Today, we’re offering some tips that will help you break out of your comfort zone with confidence. You don’t have to be Mariah Carey or Frank Sinatra to be a karaoke star. All it takes to be great at karaoke is a little bit of preparation and heart! 1.… Read More

3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Our Virtual Links

Published on January 27th, 2021

"Carriage Greens is home to a beautiful 18-hole golf course, banquet event spaces, and a lively on-site bar & grill. When the weather turns for the worse, we have golfers covered: our Virtural Links are open for practice and play! Our golf simulators are powered by E6 and Flightscope, meaning that you’ll get dependable results based on advanced in-game physics. Of course, virtual golfing isn’t exactly the same as booking an outing to play golf in the Chicago suburbs. Though there are some things about virtual golf that are lacking, we can think of three reasons why you should give it a serious try! 1. Predictable weather conditions In the Midwest, we really have to be prepared for every kind… Read More

How to Tell if You’re Using the Right Golf Clubs

Published on December 21st, 2020

"Our country club in Darien, IL sees many visitors looking to improve their game with private golf lessons. One of the first things our golf instructor, Lou Ramadini, will typically look for is whether or not a person is using the right golf equipment. Today, we'll be talking through some tips that can help you assess your set of clubs at home. The Perfect Golf Clubs Will... Align with your swing speed Maximize your distance Fit naturally in your grip Shaft Length and Flexibility The 'shaft' is the section of the golf club which connects the grip to the club head. Most clubs are made with graphite shafts. Your height will be the major determining factor in the length of… Read More

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