Could your group use a personal golf consultant of its very own? Check out Forecaddies — a program developed by golfing legend Jack Nicklaus and Bob Dedman, CEO of ClubCorp, which owns and operates almost 200 golf courses — to provide trained specialists who can explain the complexities of each hole, help you manage the course, spot balls, give yardages, rake bunkers, read greens, and even replace divots for you.
Ranging in age from 18 to 60, the program's 150 full- and part-time forecaddies include a former CNN sports anchor, a housewife, a part-time actor, college students, and career caddies. They can be found at Bear's Best golf clubs in Atlanta and Las Vegas. These courses replicate a selection of Jack Nicklaus' favorite holes in courses around the world, like PGA West in La Quinta, Calif., Castle Pines in Castle Rock, Colo., and Scotland's Gleneagles. Bear's Best courses developed the program to help initiate golfers who are playing the course for the first time and to create an enhanced experience for frequent Bear's Best golfers. For more information, go to www.clubcorp.com
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