Aloha Maui Country Club ‘ohana!
We’re starting something fun tonight from 5-6pm: Join us on the virtual happy hour page for Wine Show and Tell—it’s as fun and simple as it sounds! Just log on, bring your favorite glass of wine, and tell us something you love about it.
More details in the blog post below and hope to see everyone soon!
Chef Sean is at it again with another delicious fish special! You’ll also find burgers, salads, and sandwiches on our daily takeout lunch menu.
Fish Special: Seared mahi mahi with stir fried vegetables, white rice, and coconut curry sauce- $14
Plate Lunch Special: Chicken Katsu – $13
“What’s with the Rice?” Special: Kalua pig and cabbage – $7
Open for takeout 7 days/week from 11am-3pm (yes, even Monday!) Call (808) 877-4690 to place your order for takeout!
GoFundMe For Furloughed/Laid Off MCC Staff
A big shout out to member Debbie Ford and all the members who’ve contributed to the GoFundMe for MCC staff who’ve been furloughed, laid off, or seen a dramatic reduction in hours. We plan to distribute it to the 28 staff members who have been affected by this temporary shutdown, and the goal is to collectively raise $10,000 for the staff who are suddenly out of work. More info on the GoFundMe page and mahalo from all our staff!
Great tennis players have lots of different tools they can use to beat an opponent, and a must-have tool is a devastating drop shot, since it adds dimension and depth to your game that will keep your opponent on their heels.
In this short tutorial, you can learn a few tips about when, how, and why to hit a drop shot—plus the hidden perils of not pulling it off.
Alex and his crew have been hard at work on aerating the greens. They’re doing fantastic work!
What Exactly Is Greens Aeration, and Why Do Golf Courses Do It?
Aeration involves making small “pukas” in the soil to allow air, water, and nutrients to penetrate the grass roots. This helps the roots grow deep and strong and produce a better grass. It also alleviates soil compaction, and it’s something we do twice per year on the course.
For more info on the aeration process, check out this article from USGA.
Or, if you just want to fantasize over sinking 40 foot putts, sit back and enjoy the video below. Can you imagine sinking one of these?!
Hat tip to Lululemon for this 45-minute bodyweight workout for everyone sheltering at home. You’re guaranteed to be sore the next day! (It’s that good kind of sore, though).
- Seven Tips To Manage Your Mental Health And Well Being During The COVID-19 Outbreak (Nature.com)
- You Can Take Care of Yourself in Coronavirus Quarantine, Starting Right Now (New York Times)
Heads up to all you driveway pickleball players who are practicing for when we re-open:
Here’s a tip on one of the most underused, but effective shots in the game. It’s a way to recover your court positioning and likely catch your opponent sleeping when you’re caught in a cross court rally. Check it out.
My Maui Country Club At Home
Great to hear from Derrick Montalvo who simply couldn’t go another day without golf! He set up a driving net in his back yard and will be ready to tackle the tee box when we re-open!
We love engaging with all of our members and seeing what everyone’s been doing at home. Send us a photo of how you’re enjoying your favorite club activities and be entered into a drawing for a $50 statement credit once we re-open the club.nYou can see the full list of all the entrants over on the blog page.
Join Us For “Wine Show and Tell” TONIGHT @ 5-6pm!
Love wine? Miss your friends? It’s as easy as it sounds!
Just visit the happy hour page for the link to join and bring your favorite wine. We’ll talk about what everyone’s drinking this evening, and if you have info on the winery or tips on a pairing feel free to share that as well. We look forward to seeing everyone at 5!
Finally, a big shout out to Barry Rivers for sending us this page that our parents out there can use for getting through the day!
Follow the Instagram page @SaveWithStories to find hundreds of video clips of people reading children’s stories, and also helping to raise awareness about children who need our help. It’s a great resource for parenting at home that also helps do some good!
Want to see something featured in the blog? Email our editor Kyle Ellison at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we look forward to seeing everyone soon!