History of the Program
It’s our 11th year! A strictly beginner program started in 2008 with a catchy title intended to introduce ladies to the game of golf. We were hoping for 12 ladies and 73 ladies signed up that first year. Each year since we have capped out at 200+ ladies annually in our program and sign up for the season fills in less than 12 minutes.
Why Wine & Nine?
It’s a simple program with an underlying theme…have fun. It’s all about learning something new, networking with other ladies and play a difficult game in a relaxed atmosphere. As one woman put it…”as a woman I organize everything. This is the only thing I don’t organize…you do and I love it!”
Three groups of ladies are drawn to Wine & Nine: ladies with young kids who are looking for a night out; ladies who are professionals and have run corporate events for years and now want to play in them; and ladies whose husbands are about to retire to Florida and want to join them in the sport they have played their whole life.
We offer 3 levels (May, June/July and August). Often ladies will take several sessions of the same level and moving to the next level is determined by confidence in the previous level.
Level 1 – Beginners; new to the game or played a long time ago (wooden clubs).
Level 2 – Intermediate; Level 1 graduates; some experience but looking for help with an aspect of their golf game.
Level 3 – Advanced; Level 2 graduates; independent golfers looking to play with other occasional women golfers.
If the weather is in question we use three methods to communicate.
Space in sessions is limited. All sessions are 5-weeks long (a rain date is figured into each session). Thefee is $115 per 5-week session. All registrations are electronic and handled through Cumberland-North Yarmouth Recreation.
BIG CHANGES FOR 2018…
Dates & Times: 3-week and 5-week sessions
LEVEL 1 BEGINNER EVENING 6:00-8:00
LEVEL 2 INTERMEDIATE EVENING 6:00-8:00
LEVEL 2 INTERMEDIATE AFTERNOON 1:00-3:00
LEVEL 3 ADVANCED EVENING 5:30-7:30
ALL programs use on-line registration and registration opens on Tuesday, April 10th at 9:00 AM.
We use on-line registration exclusively for this program.
It will begin on-line on registration opens on Tuesday, April 10th at 9:00 AM.
Click here to register for programs
RULES OF WINE AND 9
Issues and expectations we need to address (I’m sorry but we had to do this.)
Wine and Nine Membership
OPTION 1 – 9-HOLES PER WEEK AND INCLUDES A W&9 SESSION
For the same price as 3-sessions of Wine and Nine you can join Val Halla and get 1-session FREE! Sign up before April 10th and you have your pick of a Wine and Nine Program during the 2018 golf season.
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