WAC Magazine

April 2013

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��� Lessons from a pro is known for its exceptional customer service and serene location. The list includes The Golf Club at Newcastle, a 350-acre track surrounded by views of Lake Washington, Mount Rainier, the Olympic and Cascade mountains, and the Seattle skyline. Also on the list is the renowned Golf Club at Echo Falls, known for its 18th hole island green and round-destroying 17th hole par 4. Other courses include Washington National Golf Club, The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge, Trophy Lake Golf & Casting, Harbour Pointe Golf Club, and The Golf Club at Hawks Prairie. Aside from taking advantage of the privilege program, WAC members can also join the WAC Golf Club. This club within the Club connects members for casual play and puts on twilight events, various tournaments, and a club championship. Annual dues are $25 per person and $40 per couple. A $30 add-on fee per person includes an official handicap card. Darin stresses that the main goal of the WAC Golf Club is to connect great people and help them have fun, regardless of their skill levels. ���Whether it���s someone you just got paired up with or someone you played with last week or last season, the club builds a community of WAC golfers,��� he says. Adds Vice President Athletics Wayne Milner: ���The beauty of the club is its social aspect ... It gives members a chance to make new connections and be a part of something great.��� j o n at h a n s c h m i d t ���The main goal of the WAC Golf Club is to connect great people and help them have fun, regardless of their skill levels.��� Alex Dunlop started playing golf two decades ago. Since then, he���s played countless holes, studied at the David Leadbetter Golf Academy, spent two years competing at Washington State University, and earned a degree in professional golf management. In other words, he���s just the guy to help you improve your game. As WAC Golf Pro, Alex works with members on every part of their game, including posture, grip, short swings, and putting. He uses high-speed video analysis to film and replay every one of your swings through a nine-hole outing. The in-depth analysis helps recreational players realize drastic improvements in their game and allows them to compare themselves to the best players in the world. ���Seeing people improve and seeing the look in their eyes when they break through barriers is tremendous,��� Alex says. ���Golf is hard, and it���s important to be as encouraging as possible.��� Alex teaches at The Golf Club at Newcastle. Reserve your lessons by calling 206.225.4526 or by emailing alex@alexdunlopgolf.com. APRIL 2013 | Washington Athletic Club Magazine | 25

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