Category: News From Candlewood

Our ever popular Golf and Lunch Special is back every Monday and Wednesday! Enjoy 18 Holes of Golf with a Golf Cart, followed by Lunch in our Restaurant. Your choice of Lunch includes any one (1) item off of our Restaurant Menu and Specials Board. Our menu features many current and popular items, along with fresh specials that change weekly within the season. Schedule your tee time for the Monday/Wednesday Special online or call the golf shop. We also feature a “No Lunch Option” that is available when you check in for your round.

Scott Eckelman, Our Head PGA Golf Professional (Class “A”) brings over 11 Years of experience to Candlewood this season. Scott brings his reputation as a Swing Doctor and a Pros Pro with his attention to detail in his group and private lessons to players of all skill levels. Before he turned his focus to lessons and golf operations, Scott also made his mark as a player; competing in dozens of MET Section PGA Assistant Professional events, and was runner-up in a San Diego Golf Academy match play tournament in 2006.

While he is eager to throw himself into his new role, he also knows that after establishing his high standards for customer service, that everything else will fall into place, specifically “creating the natural bond with passionate golfers and dedicated co-workers who take pride in their roles working to grow the great game of golf.” Welcome to Candlewood Scott Eckelman!

Scott Ward of Performance ClubWorks Brookfield brings over 25 Years of Experience to the Candlewood Valley Country Club Golf Shop this season. In the Golf Shop you will find major manufacturers Callaway, Titleist, Footjoy, Ping, Cobra, Scotty Cameron, Bridgestone, TaylorMade, and other popular brands of equipment and apparel – with prices comparable to, or better than, major retailers in the area.

Scott Wards’ Mission is simple: “Performance ClubWorks will continually strive to offer the latest technologies, the largest and most in depth fitting systems available coupled with a friendly and knowledgeable staff of club fitting professionals. We are known for our passion for the game, for our honesty in making our recommendations and for putting our customers first. You are the reason for us being here.” Welcome to Candlewood Scott Ward!


Celebrating girls and women playing golf & learning the skills that last a lifetime

Women’s Golf Day is a one day, four hour event celebrating girls and women playing golf and learning the skills that last a lifetime. Thinking about taking up the game or brushing up on your skills? Here’s your opportunity!

5pm – 7pm
Participants have the option of:
2 hours of lessons – One hour on the driving range and One hour chipping and putting


2 hours of play – A 9 hole scramble or play their own ball as long as the 9 holes can be completed in two hours

7pm – 9pm
Hosted by Candlewood Valley Country Club PGA Head Golf Professional, Scott Eckelman, Socializing, networking and distribution of information regarding lessons and ways to get involved in golf. Most importantly enjoy yourself, make new friends and have a great time. Your Pro will provide your first beverage and appetizers will be served. Scott Ward from Performance Clubworks in Brookfield, CT will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have about equipment!

For Free Tickets to the event please click here to go to our Eventbrite Link

Paramobile Demo Day and Clinic At Performance Clubworks Demo Day with Greg “Jake” Jacobson

On Saturday April 8, 2017, The Stand Up and Play Foundation, Candlewood Valley Country Club Chapter invites you to our Paramobile Demo and Clinic in association with Performance Clubworks Demo Day between 10AM and 3PM.

Join clinician Greg “Jake” Jacobson as he demos the Paramobile, an adaptive golf cart that allows mobility challenged adults and children to “Stand Up and Play” sports and engage in everyday activities. Those who sign up in advance will have an opportunity to “Stand Up and Play” using the Paramobile.

You will also have a chance to meet Professional Club Fitters from Performance Clubworks as well as representatives from Cobra, Mizuno, Ping, TaylorMade Golf, and Titleist at the Performance Clubworks Demo Day.

Please call 860-354-9359 x3 for additional information or email

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