News & Updates
August 2021

Tournament Results, 2021 PGA Junior League

Congratulations to The Links’ Winners of the PGA Junior League, the “PGA Pros."  Captained by Coach Mike Marks, the winning team finished with 34 flags, outdistancing the “Heavy Hitters” with 23 flags and the “Angry Birdies” with 15 flags. “The PGA Pros” team consisted of Gavin Garnett, Colby Civilinski, Emily Dias, Zoey Hwa, Baylie Hyre, Noah Hyre, Cooper Phillips, Sam Raby, and AJ Molina.

Updated Calendar For The Links

A calendar of events for the 2021 season has also been added to The Links website.  Please refer to it often to check course availability and all golf activities.  

Upcoming Events / Course Closures to keep in mind:

Tuesday, August 10: Attleboro Rec. Junior Clinic, Front Nine Closed 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday, August 24: Youth Golf Day, Golf Course Closed
Monday, August 30 - Thursday, September 2: Green Work/Topdressing 

Regular League Play

  • Hockomock YMCA Integration Team: Monday's at 5 p.m. (Shotgun start on the front nine)
  • Women’s Wednesday League: Wednesday's at 5 p.m. (Shotgun start on the front nine)
Click Here To View Calendar

Upcoming Member Tournaments/Leagues

Junior Member Wednesday League: A great way to get to know your fellow Junior Members. Each league date will feature fun, varying formats at 1:30 p.m. League dates: August 4, 11, 18 & 25th
Signup the day of the events in the pro shop by 1:15 p.m. ($5/player)
Member's Club Championship: Saturday, August 7 and Sunday, August 8. Championship Format: Individual Stroke-Play. Members will play their own ball into the hole and for a 36-hole total score (18 holes each day). All players must hole out on each hole to post a score. Prizes for gross and net, a modified Callaway Scoring System will be used to determine net scores.
There will be five divisions for the event:
  • Men
  • Women
  • Senior's 65 and over
  • Junior's aged 10 and over (Will play a 36-hole tournament on August 7 and 8 with tee times starting at 9 a.m.)
  • Junior's aged 10 and under (Will play a 9-hole tournament on August 8 with an approximate 10 a.m. start time)
Registration begins on July 7 in the pro shop or by calling 508-222-0555 ($10/player) / Cut-off date August 5 at 9 a.m.
Parent-Child Scramble: August 28, 10 a.m. shotgun start (only one player needs to be a member). Two-person scramble where both players hit a tee shot and select the best shot. Both players will then drop their ball at the one selected and continue playing until completing the hole. 
Registration begins July 28 at 10:00 a.m. / Cut-off date of August 26th at 10:00 a.m. ($20/player, $40/team)
For a complete list of all events at The Links, including First Tee classes, please refer to the calendar on our website 
Registration Information

Local Rules Reminder

Play one ball only in accordance with the Rules of Golf. Practice is not allowed on the golf course. An updated local rules sheet for the Links can be found on our website under both the Play and Course Information sections at the top of the main page. Please review these brief summaries to make your round an enjoyable experience. 
Local Rules

Did You Know...

In a typical round of golf, 43 percent of the shots that you take are putts. Because most golfers hit very few greens in regulation, putting has a bigger impact on your score than most golfers realize. Most amateur golfers under read the break of their putts and will miss 85 percent of their putts on the low side of the hole. 
“A good putter is a match for anyone, a bad putter is a match for no one.”
-Harvey Penick

Drew's Tip Of The Month

Look at the slope of the green before you get to it.
Once on the green, is the putt uphill, downhill, or level? Speed determines the line.
Will the putt break to the left, right, a combination of the two, or is it straight? Use your imagination or picture you poured a bucket of water on your line. Which way would the water drain?
Use the straight imprinted line on the side of your golf ball to aim the ball in the direction that you want the ball to start. Aim your putter’s face square to that line. The putter’s face affects direction much more than its path. You now have your direction, time to focus on distance.
Most three putts happen because of poor distance control. Proper distance control is rooted in knowing clearly, in your mind’s eye, how far away your ball is from your target. Make the target small, such as a blade of grass inside the cup. Burn the image of your target in your mind’s eye even though we don’t look at the target with our eyes when we make our stroke.
Develop a routine where you look the same number of times at your target and with each look make the target clearer than the one before it.
On the last look at the target, immediately come back to the ball and begin your stroke while the target is still fresh in your mind.
Practice, practice, practice!
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