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Registrations now open for The International Club Championships

MEN’S CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP – SATURDAY, JULY 19th &   

               SUNDAY, JULY 20st

Time:  7:30 a.m. tee times, Sat., The Oaks and Sun., The Pines

Entries will be taken beginning Thursday, June 18th at 7:30 a.m.

Entries will close on Thursday, July 18th at 4:00 p.m.

Championship Flight (36 Holes Stroke Play)

               Played from blue tees without handicaps (open to anyone)

A & B Flights (36 Holes Stroke Play)

               Played from white tees with full handicaps

“A” Flight:  0 – 15 handicap – “B” Flight: 16 & up handicap

Entry Fee: $80 per person includes breakfast on Saturday and Sunday, BBQ lunch on Sunday and prizes.

To  enter visit or call The Golf Shop at 978-779-6910

Or register online by filling out the form below

Event Registration

Thank you for registering for upcoming events!

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It’s officially Summer at The International

 

Play, Dine, and Stay at The International this Summer.

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Member Couple’s Independence Day Golf Tournament

Member Couple’s Golf Tournament

SATURDAY, JULY 5th
Time:  12:30 p.m. Shotgun, The Pines
Format:  Four person 18 Hole Best Ball  - 80% handicap for Net competition
Tournament is open to members and their guests
You and your spouse team with another couple
Casual dinner after tournament
Entries will be taken beginning Wednesday, June 18th
Entries will close on Thursday, July 3rd at 4:00 p.m.
Guests will be charged an additional $75 guest fee per person (cart included)
Entry Fee: $85 per couple includes dinner and prizes

To enter please sign up in The Golf Shop or call 978-779-6910

click to sign up online

 

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The Rick Smith Golf Academy is now open for the season

PGA Certified Teaching Professional, Todd Dugan takes the reigns as Director of Instruction

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BIO

Todd Dugan is a PGA of America member with Certified Professional status in Instruction. With over 10 years’ experience teaching and more than 6,000 hours logged on the lesson tee, Todd brings a wealth of experience and education to his instruction. Todd has taught with some of the top golf instruction companies, including; GolfTEC, Golf Digest School, and most recently as Director of Instruction at Golfsmith in Northborough, Massachusetts.

In harmony with academy founder, Rick Smith, Todd uses a “flexible” approach to swing development, realizing that two otherwise efficient swings need not appear identical. Thusly, the function of the swing is to produce the conditions at impact which are required by physical law to produce the desired ball flight.  Always then evaluating swings for the impacts that they produce, the path to improvement is clearer for both the teacher and student. Areas targeted for improvement are prioritized and worked on one at a time until assimilated with a “building block” approach.

Whether you are a beginner or a “scratch” player, Todd has the experience, passion, and proven track record to help you realize your personal potential!

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

* Instruction writer for #1 ranked golf website, GolfWRX.com

* Multiple winner, New England PGA tournament circuit

* Career low round, 66

CONTACT:

RickSmith.com

Email: ToddDugan@PGA.com

Cell Phone: 508-237-5555

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Tented Events at The International

Host your next tented event at The International.

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One of our many scenic locations is just outside our Grand Ballroom, near the first tee on The Pines golf course. Overlooking a large valley, this area provides stunning views of the duck pond’s fountain, Wachusett Mountain, and colorful sunsets.

The International offers the perfect outdoor space for your next wedding, cocktail party, or ceremony.

We have the perfect tents and location for any size special occasion.

To inquire about hosting your next outdoor event at The International please call one of our event specialist at 978-779-6911

or click here to find out more about all our outdoor and indoor venues.

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Member Red Sox Tickets Now Available

As a part of your membership at The International, you have exclusive access to purchase home game tickets in the State Street Pavilion Club!

The State Street Pavilion Club provides a spectacular view of the playing field from Fenway Park’s upper club level behind home plate and down both baselines.  The State Street Pavilion Club offers guests an unforgettable perspective of America’s oldest and smallest ballpark combining a high end dining experience with a casual club atmosphere suited for any fan of the game.
   

Tickets are priced at $200 per ticket* with up to four tickets available on a first come first serve basis

*Red Sox vs. Yankee Games are Priced at $250 per ticket

To purchase please call Julie Vautour at 978-779-1302
or reserve online with the button below

Upcoming Games

Red Sox Tickets

Call Julie Vautour at 978-779-1302
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Giannone Chicken & Center Cut Filet Mignon: this weeks featured entrees

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The Fireplace Room at The International is open to the public and offers a relaxed environment featuring gourmet thin-crust pizzas, along with a variety of casual dining options all day long, as well as a more formal dining option.

 

 

 

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Center Cut Filet Mignon
With Dijon Whipped Potatoes / Grilled Asparagus / Red Wine Demi-Glace / Crispy Shallots.

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Giannone Chicken
With Chick Pea & Spring Vegetable Stew / Pine Nuts / and Gremolata

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Golf Course Condition Update

After a long and extremely cold winter we’re finally getting ready to start the upcoming golf season. The severity of winter conditions is evident on some of The Pines greens, tees and fairways where the poa annua has suffered damage from winterkill.

There are many ways a turf plant can sustain winter damage but the chief culprit is extended time under ice. Damage to poa annua can occur within 45 to 60 days under ice cover, whereas damage to bent grass occurs in 100 to 120 days.

Once ice melts, the turf can be susceptible to refreezing, causing plant cell walls to literally explode. We have covered the greens that have sustained the most damage in an effort to raise soil temperature and speed up the healing process.

We hope The Pines will be open for play by May 1, weather permitting. And our goal is to have The Oaks ready for play on April 18 with the Driving Range available on April 15. Thank you for your continued support.

Blake Berger
Golf Course Superintendent