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The spring golfing season will soon be in full bloom, and the golf courses are ready for all that is needed to look the part with clothes from head to toe. There are golf centers, golf courses and teaching facilities armed to fit you to a tee. An appropriate choice will also deck you out in a casual everyday look on and off the golf course.

Oakmont East Golf Shop
1233 Hulton Road
Oakmont, PA 15139
(412) 828-8000
www.oakmont-countryclub.org

The 2016 U.S. Open will be held at the venerable Oakmont Country Club golf course, so visiting the Oakmont East Golf Shop offers the perfect opportunity to be outfitted in all the golf clothes inherent to the U.S. Open. There are over 100 items to choose from, and the emblematic squirrel logo on hats, shirts, jackets, vests, shorts and belts will display the importance of the prestigious U.S. Open. The merchandise is available for everyone, and the accessories compliment the golf clothes that will put you in style for years to come.

Pine Creek Golf Center
2379 Duncan Ave.
Allison Park, PA 15101
(412) 492-9990
www.pinecreekgolfcenter.com

Jim Lynch, golf shop owner, mentioned there is apparel in Pine Creek Golf Center that will outfit a prospective player in style. Brand names such as Ping, FootJoy, Nike and TaylorMade have shirts, hats, shoes and socks on display. If the golfer needs instruction, a club fitting or an opportunity to try out the clothes and equipment, there are many driving range bays and a wide-open space to use all golf clubs in your golf bag. The Pine Creek Golf Center includes instruction for men and women and understands the importance of a junior program.

Grand View Golf Club
1000 Club House Drive
North Braddock, PA 15104
(412) 351- 5390
www.pittsburghgolf.com

On a clear day, high atop the Grand View Golf Club, you are able to see a historical view of the Pittsburgh region. The golf shop is well-stocked with apparel for men and women, and the shirts, hats, visors, jackets, socks, footwear, skirts or shorts will fit nicely for a round of golf. There are accessories, golf clubs and instruction to prepare for a great day on the golf course. After the round of golf, kick back and relax with food and drinks, and converse with friends and family, or appreciate the majestic views of the well-manicured golf course from the patio or lounge.

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Vietmeier Golf Center
1953 McKees Rocks Road
McKees Rocks, PA 15136
(412) 771-2699
www.vietmeiergolfcenter.com

Ed Vietmeier, golf pro, is a respected player and instructor in the Pittsburgh region, and his facility is open for all ages and skills. The golf center has myriad of driving ranges and enough space to use just about every golf club in your arsenal. Mr. Vietmeier commented there are quality clothes from TaylorMade, Adidas and Ashworth to purchase, including shirts, jackets, socks, shoes and hats. The pro shop is stocked with TaylorMade equipment and accessories that will complement an overall fashionable appearance, from clothes to clubs. Try your skill at the miniature golf course for a wonderful family experience.

Cedarbrook Golf Course
215 State Route 981
Belle Vernon, PA 15012
(724) 929-8300
www.cedarbrookgolfcourse.com

You’re only a drive, chip and putt away from the Cedarbrook Golf Course and two championship golf layouts that are open to the public. Before you head to the first tee, the pro shop is a great place to peruse the apparel, accessories and quality products from reputable brands. The pro shop is professionally arranged in sections for an easier choice to find out what you need. There are neatly spaced clothes racks, alcoves and tables for men and women to make a fashion statement. Try out the shirts, hats, visors, shorts, pants, skirts, socks, shoes, jackets, sweaters and golf equipment to get you ready to stripe the ball down the fairway in style.

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Gerry Cernicky is a retired health and physical education teacher with 36 years of experience. He is a former teacher of the year and a sports writer for the Vandergrift News. He delivers podcasts, and maintains a website and blog. He currently resides in Pittsburgh. His work can be found at Examiner.com.

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