Beginner Golf and golf terms

Golf terms for beginners

At Hartford Greens Country Club, we are a family owned and operated 18-hole public golf course. One of the many things we’ve learned since taking over the golf course last July is that golf is a great way to spend time with the people you love and make memories that can last a lifetime! We welcome golfers of all abilities on our course! That includes BEGINNERS and families! If you are a beginner, there are tons of golfing terms that you will learn throughout the process, but here are some of the basics that every golfer should know: Terms for…

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Frost Delay

Frost Delay to opening today (Nov. 4). We’re coming into that frosty time of year here in Upstate New York. Although golf course turf is normally resilient to traffic, when ice crystals form inside the plants, they become brittle and vulnerable to damage. There will be a frost delay at Hartford Greens Country Club any time the temperatures are below 32 degrees and frost is on the course. We do not like delaying your play anymore than you like waiting, but we have to allow nature to take its course and prevent damage to our course. So, next time the temperatures drop into the freezing range, do yourself a favor and call the clubhouse to ask if there is a delay before heading out for your early tee time.