Terravita Blog

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Things to do in and near Terravita, and other helpful information

Three Ways the New Golf Rules Can Help You...

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 11/29/2018
New Rule Changes for 2019: In case you haven't heard, golf is in for some exciting times starting in January...

Hosting Family for the Holidays? Check out These Winter Activities Your Family Will Love!

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 11/8/2018
It seems like it was just the beginning of the year and now the holidays are upon us. As crazy as it might be to have time fly by so quickly, it’s also exciting...

Top Fall Recipes to Try This Season

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 8/22/2018
Fall is finally on the horizon, and we can already taste the fun fall foods that come with the change in seasons...

Practice Your 50-Yard Wedge Swing to Improve Your Driver

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 7/20/2018
If you want the best shortcut to improvement in your driving distance AND accuracy… Hit More 50-yard Wedges! Sounds crazy, doesn’t it?
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Improve Your Game Permanently in Less than 5 Minutes

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 6/18/2018
I know you are saying, “AW C”MON! Every training aid infomercial, every teacher, every TV commentator, every so-called expert with golf tips says the same thing…and you know what? IT NEVER WORKS!...

Home Renovations for Every Budget

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 6/8/2018
At some point, most homeowners will decide that something in their home needs a refresh. Whether you’re looking to do a full home renovation, refresh one area of your home, or do a smaller upgrade, there are a lot of home remodeling ideas to choose from.

Spring into Scottsdale!

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 3/13/2018
Spring is here! If you’re in town for Spring Training or to just enjoy the weather, here are our suggestions on fun things to do in Scottsdale, AZ.

Terravita Country Club to Invest $5.2 Million in Clubhouse Remodel and Redesign

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 3/1/2018
North Scottsdale country club to implement third part of long-term strategic capital improvement plan.

It’s Citrus Season in Arizona!

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 2/20/2018
Did you know that Arizona is one of the top producing citrus states in the U.S.? Get the inside scoop on where to find the best Arizona citrus and how to plant your own!

How to Stay Fit Later in Life

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 1/19/2018
Staying healthy is important throughout life, but especially as we get older. Here are a few ways you can stay active later in life.

Tips for Downsizing to Prepare for Retirement or a New Home

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 12/12/2017
Planning for early retirement can be overwhelming, and while figuring out what you need to downsize into a retirement golf community can be a lot of work, the long term benefits of relocating to a home in Arizona is worth the planning.

The Magic of the Holidays in Arizona

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 11/27/2017
Arizona holidays are resplendent with lights, magic, and a little snow. Here are some fun things to do around the state for the holidays.

The Beauty of Fall in the Arizona Desert

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 9/12/2017
Do you know where to find the beauty of fall in Arizona? If you hop in the car and drive a few hours in just about any direction you’re going to find more beauty than you ever imagined...

3 Tips to Improve Your Putting

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 8/18/2017
Keeping an eye on the golf pros touring this year you will see a variety of tools and styles being used for their short game...

6 Benefits of Living or Retiring in a Private Golf Community

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 8/1/2017
Gone are the days of a boring retirement when such a phrase was synonymous with an uneventful future...

Top 5 Ways to Enjoy Summer Golf

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 6/2/2017
As summer is now upon us, we play the wonderful game in Arizona in some pretty high temperatures. It really is true - it is a dry heat and that does make golfing in Arizona much more enjoyable than places with higher humidity...

8 Ways to Improve Your Quality of Life

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 5/15/2017
Life doesn’t just happen to us, we have to make life happen...

Scottsdale, AZ - A Foodie Paradise

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 4/7/2017
Scottsdale, Arizona is one of the Southwest's most desirable living areas. With an abundance of nightlife, shopping, and dining options, it's no wonder that Scottsdale attracts some of the best and brightest chefs in the business...

6 Benefits of Seasonal Living

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 3/20/2017
For many retirees and working professionals with flexible jobs, seasonal living is the ideal lifestyle.

Is Early Retirement Right for You?

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 2/8/2017
Are you considering early retirement? Many people consider retiring before they reach their 60's. There are many positives and negatives when it comes to retiring early and it’s important to be completely sure before taking the leap.

5 Tips to New Year's Resolution Success

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 1/5/2017
The new year is upon us and with it comes the tradition of creating New Year's resolutions. Every year people come up with noble and ambitions resolutions, and by February the motivation to complete them fades into the distance...

5 Fun Winter Events to Attend in Scottsdale, AZ

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 12/12/2016
With winter approaching fast, people everywhere are preparing for the holiday season, winter events, and Christmas activities. Don’t let the desert landscape fool you - Scottsdale, Arizona has a lot to offer during the holidays...

Top 5 Ways to Get Motivated to Exercise

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 11/7/2016
It’s safe to say that most people are aware of the importance of physical exercise...

Why Great Golfers Play It Forward

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 10/7/2016
I tell many of my tournament players to practice and play some rounds from a more forward set of tees that they normally would...

Arizona Fall Ball

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 9/12/2016
What do Derek Jeter, Dusty Baker and Albert Pujols have in common?

Do You Have the Correct Tools to Improve Your Short Game Wedge Play?

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 8/1/2016
“Loft” and “Bounce” are two design features build into your wedges to provide specific playing characteristics.

Scottsdale: A Great City for Work or Play!

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 7/15/2016
With a population size of more than 225,000, Scottsdale is one of Arizona’s largest cities that has plenty to offer for people of all ages

Why Practice May Not Be Improving Your Golf Game

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 6/15/2016
If we look at the national average handicap, we can see the average golfer has not improved over the past 40-years. With all of the improvements in equipment and technology, why has the average score basically not changed?

Terravita Golf and Country Club raises more than $11,000 for The First Tee

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 6/7/2016
More than 185 children will be able to participate in The First Tee year-round program, thanks to a recent community-wide fundraiser held by Terravita Golf and Country Club....

7 Hacks for Beating the Summer Heat!

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 5/18/2016
We all know how hot and miserable the summer heat can be at times especially in Arizona. Why suffer when there are many tricks to help beat the heat and stay cool over the next few months. Here are some tricks that help make summer a bit more enjoyable...

How Communities Provide Safety

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 4/28/2016
Living in a safe community can reduce stress, promote peace and improve your overall well-being.

5 Delicious Recipes Your Neighbors Will Love

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 4/20/2016
Especially if you live in a private community or tight-knit neighborhood, getting to know your neighbors can bring a lot more joy into your daily life...

Mental Tricks to Use to Improve Your Golf Performance

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 3/18/2016
Golf is known to be one of the most mentally challenging sports in the world. Because of this, your mental discipline can dramatically influence your performance on the golf course.

Why Spring Training is Fun for Everyone

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 3/1/2016
Spring training is finally beginning! And you don’t need to be a baseball fan to get excited, because the spring training season is undoubtedly a terrific time for everyone...

Why Scottsdale is One of the Most Livable Cities

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 1/14/2016
Residents all throughout Arizona refer to Scottsdale as one of the most livable cities, and for good reason.

What Other Private Communities Are Missing

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 11/16/2015
With so many private country clubs and communities in Arizona, how do you decide which is the best one to join?

Why Customized Golf Clubs are Worth It

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 11/9/2015
If you’re a golfer and you don’t own custom-fit clubs, you could be keeping your game from improving...

Things To Do Around North Scottsdale

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 11/4/2015
If you're searching for something new to experience in North Scottsdale Arizona, hopefully you live in or near the Terravita community....

Day-Tripping into Cave Creek and Carefree

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 7/15/2015
When you live in the Terravita community, you are only minutes away from all types of wonderful day-trips...

Terravita Best Nearby Spots

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 6/25/2015
Terravita's Best Nearby Spots for Outdoor Activities When you live in the Terravita community, you can enjoy the various benefits that North Scottsdale's desert landscape offers.

Natural Open Space

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 6/25/2015
The Benefits of Living in a Natural Area Open Space Community If you love open and inviting neighborhoods filled with abundant wildlife, natural area open space (NAOS) communities may be the perfect living environment for you.

Why Invest in a Private Golf Course Membership

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 5/20/2015
Although many people think private golf course memberships are too expensive, there are several reasons why they are worth the price.
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The Camaraderie of the Club!

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 3/20/2015
Being surrounded by people who care about you can add value to your daily life. When a private community is accompanied by a nearby country club, it encourages interaction among community members.
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Networking in the Neighborhood

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 3/18/2015
Your Next Business Opportunity...? If you’re looking for your next business opportunity, you may just need to look next door.
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When Spending Money Pays Off...

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 3/18/2015
Terravita Affordability at its Best! Becoming a member of your local country club is a great way to save money on your favorite pastimes.
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Celebrate Good Times

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 3/18/2015
Let Us Do All the Work...You Bring the FUN! Almost everyone knows the recipe for a perfect party: tantalizing food, flowing drinks, amazing friends, the sound of laughter filling the room, and the best entertainment you can imagine—hosted at a stunning venue.
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Terravita Golf and Country Club’s Play for P.I.N.K.

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 3/4/2015
Numerous Terravita Groups Come Together to Raise Money!
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Terravita Nature Path

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 12/24/2014
Imagine beginning your morning with a refreshing walk on a gorgeous nature trail. On your stroll you hear birds singing, see the glorious sun shining, and enjoy the beautiful indigenous plants flourishing along the path.
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Terravita Healthy Living

Posted By: Cici Rausch on 12/23/2014
Picture this: state-of-the-art fitness equipment, lap pools, tennis courts, aerobics classes and personal trainers in the same facility, all in your own community at your local country club.
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