The Do's and Don'ts on the Golf Course

Do you love to golf? If so, the Peninsula is the perfect community for you. The Peninsula’s Jack Nicklaus golf course features a gorgeous 7,200-yard, 72-par course that goes throughout the community. This beautiful course welcomes all golfers whether you're a veteran or brand new to the game. When you're just starting out, it can be hard to know all of the ins and outs. So here are some Do's and Don'ts to remember while golfing to improve your game!

First, let’s start off with the mistakes we see many amateur golfers make so that you know what to avoid!

Peninsula Clubhouse

  1. Picking the wrong Club
  2. Poor Grip
  3. Trying Shots They Can’t Hit
  4. Misjudging Distances
  5. Carrying Clubs They Don’t Need
  6. Ignoring Course Conditions
  7. Overswinging
  8. Misreading the Green
  9. Poor Alignment

Now that you know what not to do, here are 10 tips to improve your skills while you're out there!

Peninsula Golf Course

  1. Try Before you Buy
  2. Opt For More Loft
  3. Pick the Right Ball
  4. Take Lessons
  5. Build a Range Routine
  6. Don’t Forget the Chipping/Putting Green
  7. If Nothing Else, Stick to the Basics
  8. Start Small
  9. Keep it Short
  10. Stay at Your Pace

In addition to these tips, the course at the Peninsula is home to PGA-certified staff members that have partnered with PGA of America and U.S Kids Golf to ensure that those of all ages and abilities are welcome at the course. Feel free to reach out to us with any questions at We hope you enjoy yourself while spending time at the Peninsula!