Want to swing like Tiger Woods and putt like Vijay Singh?Probably not possible. But you can learn how to play the game and be good at it. If you live in Brewster, the best and most cost-effective way to learn is to enter the Ocean Edge Resort and Conference Center essay contest, open to all age groups, extolling the joys of golf and why you want to play. Authors of the top 12 essays will be treated to three free clinics at the championship Ocean Edge course in September.?Our goal is to introduce more people to the game,? said club professional Dale Morrison, a golf instructor for 21 years and a pro at Ocean Edge for 17 years. Morrison and writer/editor Greg O?Brien of Codfish Press will judge the essays. The top winners will be invited as guests on Mr. O?Brien?s Capewide cable television show, Country Journal.?Anyone can learn to play,? said Ocean Edge Assistant Pro Brian Chapman. ?You just have to have the desire.?So sit at your keyboard with your head down and arms locked in place, and belt out an essay on the beauty of golf and why you want to learn how to play. Essays can be e-mailed to Morrison at [email protected]
or mailed to Ocean Edge Golf Course, attn: Dale Morrison, 832 Villages Drive, Brewster, Ma. 02631.The contest is open to Brewster residents only. Essays should be no longer than 250-to-500 words. Deadline is Sept. 22.