Category: News From Candlewood

Show your kids your love of the game!

Candlewood is proud to introduce our new Weekend Twilight “9 Hole” Family Rate. Available all Summer long, the Weekend Twilight Family Rate is the perfect way to introduce your kids to the game you love!

Here is how it works:

  • The Weekend Twilight Family Rate is available for both walking ($32) and riding ($41).
  • Simply call the golf shop at ext. 2 and ask for a Weekend Twilight Family Rate tee time.
  • The tee times are conveniently available Saturdays and Sundays between 4:00PM and 5:21PM.
  • For every Adult Tee Time reserved, a Child (Ages 17 and under) may golf with you for Free.

Some exclusions may apply, and standard golf cart rules apply please contact Golf Shop for details.

Even More News in Kids Golf at Candlewood…

  • Candlewood also offers a new Junior Walking Rate of $20 per child; available all day Monday through Friday and after 12 PM on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Did you know that your child can establish a GHIN Handicap? Did you know that it is free to do so? If your child is age 17 or below she or he may sign up for a GHIN Handicap through our golf shop. Proof of age is required, and sign up is real easy. Our Head Golf Professional Scott Eckelman, PGA will give you and your child a quick tutorial on posting scores through the Golf Shop GHIN Computer, or through your mobile device.
  • There is still time to sign up your child for Junior Golf Clinic in July and August Click Here for more information.

It is the return of Ladies of The Night at Candlewood Valley Country Club – every Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30PM beginning May 23. Join PGA Head Golf Professional Scott Eckelman on the lesson tee or on the course (space permitting) as he gives you a different lesson each week. Then afterwards, come on into the Restaurant to socialize and to enjoy a featured beverage and appetizer after your lesson – all included in the price! The cost is $25 per session, reservations can be made by calling the Golf Shop.

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!

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