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This past weekend my wife and I, along with two friends of ours, (Jeff and Diane White) went out to central Newfoundland for our last weekend golf trip for 2009 at the Terra Nova Golf Resort in Port Blandford Newfoundland.
We really do love to get away for a couple of rounds at Terra Nova from time to time, especially in the Fall when the leaves are in full color. The Twin Rivers golf course is usually exceptional. Unfortunately this time it was somewhat less than stellar.
In fact, one might even think the trip was hardly worth writing about. Not for the company nor because we didn't see an array of Fall colors. Those aspects were great!
It was hardly worth writing about because instead of golfing, we were consigned to just leaving the clubs in the vehicles and taking a long hike.....through the * * * snow * * *, if you can believe it. We don't often get snow this early in Newfoundland but this year, we did. We didn't get as much as Gander at 20 centimetres but we did get about 5. Enough to put a damper on our activity schedule.
"Hello Winter! What are you doing here this weekend?"
Oh well! We are not ones to complain so we decided to make the best of it. We hiked around the golf course and managed to retrieve about 75 balls along the course edges and from the fairway slice zones. I am not one to miss an opportunity to make or save a buck so I didn't resist the temptation to hike through the brush.
Therefore, when it came to golfing, Saturday was a bit of a write off. However, Sunday afternoon turned out to be stellar! The sun was shining and the snow had melted on the nine hole course, Eagle's Creek. It really felt good to get out and swing those clubs while taking in the beautiful Fall colors. One of my favourite golf sayings puts it this way. "Golf is a ball, no matter how you slice it!"
Here are a few photos from my last weekend golf trip at Terra Nova Golf Resort for 2009. I took these when we hiked around the course on Saturday. We had a good laugh and between the four of us, we did our bit to help the environment, get a little exercise and save ourselves about $100.00 in golf balls that we now do not have to purchase next year. You got to love those free Titleist Pro V1's!
© Copyright R. Greg Osmond 2009.
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R. Greg Osmond is a Platinum Award winning Realtor dedicated to serving the people of St. John's, Mount Pearl, Paradise, Kilbride, Goulds, Conception Bay South (CBS), Portugal Cove - St. Philips, Torbay, and Logy Bay - Middle Cove - Outer Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador. For over 21 years Greg has been practicing in Real Estate marketing. He can be reached anytime at 709-895-2500.
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By R. Greg Osmond, MBA
About the Author: R. Greg Osmond, MBA is a Platinum Award winning Realtor dedicated to serving the people of St. John's, Mount Pearl, Paradise, Kilbride, Goulds, Conception Bay South (CBS), Portugal Cove-St. Philips, Torbay- Flatrock- Pouch Cove, and Logy Bay - Middle Cove - Outer Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador. For over 24 years Greg has been practicing in Real Estate. He is also president of Red Maple Development Inc., a firm focused on new home construction and existing home renovations, for Greg's clients and the market. Greg can be reached at 709-682-9670. Greg's Associate Realtor, Andrew Macdonald BBA, may be reached at 709-749-8879.
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