• Upcoming Board of Directors Elections

  • Europe’s Presence in Golf

  • Mobilization Series Part 1: Shoulder Stabilization

Upcoming Board of Directors Elections

Private clubs around the country like Royal Oaks will soon begin the process of electing a new Director to the Board. During each election, club members must consider which characteristics/attributes are most important for someone to possess in order be a board member or director. There was an article recently published in The Private Club Advisor that discusses just this. Click here to see what they had to say.

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Europe’s Presence in Golf

I was going to write my blog today regarding the long putter but after watching the PGA Championship and the Ryder Cup, I think something should be discussed. Europe is dominating in golf for the first time since the early 90’s. Four of the top five players in the world come from across the pond. As I watched the Ryder Cup, I saw something that I think every young golfer in America needs to learn: heart!

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Mobilization Series Part 1: Shoulder Stabilization

Shoulder instability can lead to a number of serious injuries, including rotator cuff tears and shoulder impingement. When a shoulder is unstable, the muscles surrounding the shoulder joint are not strong enough to support it during various ranges of motion. In today’s post, I’ll talk about some exercises to avoid or modify if you have shoulder issues, as well as some misconceptions and ways to prevent shoulder injuries.

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Fall Dessert Recipes

This time of year is also very exciting and fun for a chef. Some of you may already know this about me, but I prefer cooking more savory items than sweet. Normally, I’m posting recipes that reflect that preference, but today I decided to go with my “sweet” side considering the time of year we’re entering. I feel these desserts are not only appropriate, but easy enough to execute and will hopefully fit the bill for you sometime this season.

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Fall Celebrations

As fall arrives, so does the family! This season calls for you to decorate your table with the warm inviting colors of the season. Let autumn shine through with natural woods, flowers the color of turning leaves, and the freshest fall produce.Here are a couple of ways that you can get ready for this fall’s family reunions.

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Ryder Cup 2012

We are one week away from the start of one of sport’s greatest rivalries. The US, comprised of many promising players, is hoping to use the home turf at Medinah Country Club to capture back the coveted trophy in this year’s Ryder Cup. But who would you pick to be on your team?

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Golf in the Olympics

The 2012 Olympic Games in London brought many memories for all who watched. Michael Phelps claimed his record and the women’s gymnastics team claimed their first gold medal since 1996. As the 2016 Games approach, we’re looking forward to GOLF!

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Don’t Get Strung Out!

How often should I re-string my tennis racquet? What tension should I string my racquet? Where should I take my racquet to be strung? Craig answers all of these questions in today’s blog post!

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Happy (Almost) Labor Day!

Labor Day was started in 1894 by the US and Canada as a means of paying tribute to working men and women as a thanks for their efforts. For a lot of people it means two things: an annual day off and the end of summer. But what does it mean to a Chef?

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School Is In Session!

The kids at Royal Oaks go back to school this week! Summer is winding down and a brand new school year awaits. Royal Oaks has lots of fun and exciting kid’s events planned for this school year, but before we cruise right through fall, why don’t we share a few tips about how to make your back to school experience a little easier this year?!

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