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Must-Have Equipment to Add to Your Golf Bag

Golf bag carrying clubs with cleats and balls

When you’re out on the course, it’s always better to be prepared than to be without additional supplies. It’s important to pack the right golf equipment in your bag to ensure an uninterrupted round on the green. Basking Ridge Country Club has been around for over 100 years, maintaining a beautiful golf course and training young golfers across the Basking Ridge, New Jersey area. Because we know a great golf game is enhanced by having the right gear in your golf bag, we’re sharing some must-have pieces of equipment to have on hand. (more…)

Golf Tips for Beginners

Teaching Beginner Golfer

Golf is a great way to spend quality time with friends and family, but if you have a beginner golfer with you, they might seem a little frustrated if they’re having a hard time keeping up. Thankfully, there are a handful of things beginners can do to improve, from picking the right equipment to getting consistent practice. Basking Ridge Country Club is no stranger to beginners, which is why we offer instructional courses to help them hone their skills and sharpen their mechanics through our Golf Academy. Here are a few golf tips for beginners that will help tremendously. (more…)

Tips for Improving Your Tee Shot

Golf ball on tee next to end of driver as player lines up shot

In golf, the first shot at any given hole is often the most important and exciting one. A great tee shot means an easy transition from the fairway to the green and then par or maybe even a birdie if you’re experienced enough. However, having a weak drive sets you further back on the course, but having a strong, uncontrollable swing puts you too far out on the rough. (more…)

Understanding the Rules of a Golf Scramble

Golf Clubs In Bag

A common tournament format, a golf scramble refers to a game played by a four-person team, with each golfer hitting their own ball throughout the match. From the first stroke, each team’s captain decides the best shot, which is then used as the spot for each player to hit from. At the end of the first round, the team takes another stroke, choosing one location to play from. This process is repeated until all holes have been played. Here, Basking Ridge Country Club explains the main rules of a scramble so our members and their guests can be prepared when enjoying this style of play at our golf course. read more…

Expert Tips on How To Practice Golf In The Winter

golf bag and clubs on a snowy ground

Golfing in spring is a chance to breathe in the fresh air, check out the newest blooms lining the green, and stretch your legs after a long off-season. In summer, golfing is a great way to exercise while you’re soaking up the sun. But when fall turns to winter, chilly temps, sleet, and snow can quickly derail all your plans, leaving you at risk of getting rusty. Instead, check out these tips on how to practice golf in the winter courtesy of the experts at Basking Ridge Country Club. read more…

Tips for Fall Golf in Basking Ridge, NJ

golf ball and tee set up in the grass with fall leaves around it

As the days slowly grow shorter and thoughts of beach vacations and swimsuits drift to pumpkin carving and turkey dinners, one thing is certain: It’s almost time for fall golf! Pack your best clubs, check out these fall golf tips, and book your tee time at Basking Ridge Country Club today. read more…

Driving Range Tips

man on a driving range taking a swing

Practice makes perfect in any sport, and golf isn’t an exception. One of the best places to practice golf is at a driving range, which many golf courses provide. Professional golfers spend several hours every day practicing to find potential problems in their swing. Practice like a pro with these driving range tips to fix flaws in your swing that may be hurting your game and lowering your golf score. read more…

Drills To Improve Your Golf Game

A male golfer tees off on golf course with an iron

Like any game, golf practice drills are a necessary step to help improve how well you play. When you take professional golf lessons, it’s common for your instructor to assign you drills to perform on your own time. Taking golf lessons is an effective way to improve your game, but there are numerous drills you can do yourself that help you become a better golfer. While someone can tell you or even demonstrate how to improve various aspects of your game, practice makes perfect, and drills help you get physically and mentally involved in improving techniques that may be hampering your game. read more…

The Surprising Ties Between Golf and Stress Relief

couple driving a golf cart on the green

For those who love to golf, stress relief is as easy as booking a tee time and showing up. When the days are long and the worries of the “real world” hang heavily, head to Basking Ridge Country Club and find your inner Zen at one of the prettiest, most hospitable places in New Jersey. read more…

Unusual Golf Rules

male golfer swinging at a golf ball stuck in cactus tree

Golf may seem like a simple game, but the rules may be more complex than you might realize. In the most simplistic terms, players use a variety of golf clubs to hit a small white ball into a hole in the ground located hundreds of yards away from where you take your first stroke. However, there are several unusual golf rules that can warrant penalty strokes and cause you to lose the game. If you’ve ever read the complete rules of golf, you’ll find numerous rules relating to the game and player conduct. Here are some of the more obscure golf rules you might have overlooked. read more…

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