Sporting Clays Girls Week-end!

 

Sporting Clays, a century old sport sometimes described as “golf with a shotgun” is one of the three competitive shooting sports with clays- the other two being skeet and trap.

For decades, this has been a man’s sport, but more and more women are getting into the act. It’s fun, competitive, social and the only thing you’re shooting at is a round orange clay disc.

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A long weekend course offered for women will be held in Pinehurst, North Carolina (this summer’s home of the US Golf Open), from September 18th- 21st to teach form, technique and safety in sporting clays. All levels are welcome from beginners to advanced with personalized instruction for all.

 

Where:

Pinehurst, North Carolina

 

Limited to:

10 people – It would ideal if you could bring a friend as the accommodations are twin beds in a room.

 

Transportation:

Fly into: Raleigh Airport. Airport Transfer fee not included but arrangements can be made to pick you up

 

Accommodations:

You will be in a lovely, relaxed private home on the golf course in a beautiful, peaceful setting and as stated – it’s two ladies to a bedroom. Think of it as being a house guest for a great girl’s weekend!

 

Meals:

ALL meals and wine (not hard drinks) are included and will be prepared by a Private Organic Chef at the house

 

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Elizabeth Lanier of G.R.I.T.S. will be the guest instructor

Activities:

There will be 2 days of sporting clay shooting for ALL Levels and there will be time to shop in historic Pinehurst and Southern Pines close by.

 

What to Wear:

Comfy shoes such as sneakers, ankle boots or outdoor walking shoes, warm weather clothing, light jackets, light rain gear, a brimmed hat, shooting glasses and ear protection (if you don’t have, we can provide it).

 

Teachers:

John Wiles, owner of Best Wingshooting, will be the course facilitator and will be joined by guest instructor, Elizabeth Lanier who heads G.R.I.T.S (Girls Really Into Shooting). If anyone saw the new BBC TV show on July 19 , Almost Royal, the part where they were teaching the young royals how to shoot clays was with Elizabeth.

 

 

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