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Member of the Month

Willem de Haes

I started playing golf when I was about 14 or 15 years old, and it was my parents who inspired me. I went with my father to the Eindhoven golf course, and I soon decided to give it a try myself. I quickly got the hang of it and became addicted to the sport.

My favorite golf memory so far was when I got to play at the Villa d’Este golf course in Milan. It was such a beautiful course, and that’s one of the things I love most about golfing. Golf courses are often located in unique and beautiful places, allowing you to go to places you might never have been otherwise. That’s what makes this sport so special to me.

If I had to give one tip to beginners, it would be to make sure to have a good grip on the golf club. A good grip is essential for a good swing and accurate shots.

As for my bucket list, playing at the Augusta National Golf Club is at the top. This course is world-famous and is used for major tournaments. It’s just a stunning course and a dream for any golfer to play there someday.

A funny golf anecdote I experienced while playing golf is when people think they can play, but then accidentally hit the ball towards the clubhouse. It always brings some laughs on the golf course. I have been a member of my golf club for 8 years now. I was asked to become a professional and have been here ever since. I like it so much that I can’t imagine wanting to be anywhere else. Golf has truly become a passion of mine, and I enjoy it every day.

Member of the Month

Memeber of the Month October

Renee Starrenburg

It all began when I lived in England for a year as a child. There, I became fascinated by the beautiful green bowling greens they use for bowling in England. That was the moment when my love for greens started. About 25 years ago, a friend invited me to join her for a game of golf, and that was the beginning of a wonderful golf journey.

I have been a member of our golf club for approximately 7 years now, and what I love about this club is the camaraderie. After rounds, there are always drinks, and it’s a bit different from what I was used to in the Netherlands. The social aspect of the club is truly fantastic.

What do I do for the club? Well, I organize competitions and also assist in organizing tournaments on the island. It’s fantastic to combine my passion for golf with organizing fun activities for our members. It’s really a perfect match!

And when I’m at the golf club’s bar, my go-to drink is a refreshing 0.0 Heineken. And if I’m a bit hungry, I like to order a delicious cheese and tomato toastie. That’s the perfect reward for me after a day of golfing.

Most beautiful golf moment? rounds in flow, they are unfortunately rare.

Teeing Up Excitement: A Week of Golfing Adventures at Our Club!

Hey there, fellow golf enthusiasts! We have a week recap!

Friday: The 5th weekly MMO Stableford Competition- Anything Can Happen!

Friday was the 5th weekly MMO Stableford Competition, where golfers of all skill levels came together for some friendly competition. With five matches already behind us, the excitement is building as we head into the sixth round. The best part? Anything is still possible! Don’t forget, this competition runs all the way until December, so there’s plenty of time to make your mark on the leaderboard

Saturday: AFAS “Player of the Year Competition!

Looking for a year-long challenge? Our AFAS ” Player of the Year ” Competition! has you covered. This Saturday, join the ranks of golfers competing throughout the entire year, all vying for the prestigious title of “Player of the Year.” here’s ample opportunity to shine in this thrilling, year-round competition.

Sunday: Fun Match for Beginners!

New to the world of competitive golf? No worries! Sunday’s Fun Match for Beginners was the perfect way to dip your toes into the world of golf tournaments. It’s the ideal opportunity for those who are still on the fence about entering a competition. Join us next month for another round of this beginner-friendly event. Sign up, meet fellow golfers, and discover the joy of competitive play! The competition is open to everyone, whether you’ve participated in a competition before or it’s your first time.

Celebrating Our Female Golfers’ Triumph in the Dominican Republic!

Several of our female club members showcased their skills and determination in a golf tournament held in the Dominican Republic, and they absolutely crushed it! Their outstanding performance earned them well-deserved recognition and prizes. It’s a testament to the talent and dedication of our club’s female golfers, and we couldn’t be prouder.

2 new Interns

“Exciting news! “We’ve also welcomed two new team members, Roel and Sofia, who will be supporting us in marketing for the next five months as part of their internship from the Netherlands. They’ll occasionally lend a hand at the bar sometimes. Don’t hesitate to strike up a conversation with them or share your ideas.

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