Aspire Magazine Issue 2 - Page 77

CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: Willowbend’s famous cranberry bogs; the club pool is a hub for summer gatherings and events; Willowbend features 27 championship holes on three nines; new residences easily access the club’s many amenities. RENTAL PROPERTIES Vacationing is made easy with a diverse rental portfolio, an alternative to owning a Willowbend home yet still offering plenty of escape. EAT Located in The Clubhouse, The Grille Room offers source-to-fork cuisine by Executive Chef Chris Shortall and handcrafted cocktails by longtime bartender Jim Nuttelman. CAFÉ AMICI is located poolside, serving casual al fresco fare. THE SCOOP , located in the heart of Willowbend’s fitness complex, features coffee, pastries, healthy smoothies and, of course, ice cream. PLAY Tee time is the order of the day at Willowbend, which features 27 championship holes on three nines. The GOLF course hugs the Cape’s picteresque Shoestring Bay and the club’s cranberry bogs. In addition to being the home of the Willowbend Children’s Pro-Am for many years, the course has also played host to some of the biggest names in golf. Here you’ll find the region’s only tennis stadium, tackled by the likes of Jimmy Connors and Bjorn Borg. If you want to learn how to play like a Grand Slam champion, tennis pro Nico Vazquez helms a variety of tennis programs and lessons for all ages. TENNIS FITNESS Willowbend’s team of fitness pros, led by Director of Fitness Denise Holzman and personal trainer and Program Director Cynthia Lane, features serious wellness warriors. Yes, you’ll sweat, but you’ll also have fun, as Lane calls on her dance background to anchor inspired workouts. / / DID YOU KNOW A who’s who of famous athletes and Hollywood celebrities have visited Willowbend over the years, including golfers Greg Norman, Rory McIlroy, Nick Faldo, John Daly; tennis stars Jimmy Connors and Bjorn Borg; athletes Tom Brady, Bobby Orr and Peyton Manning; and actors Mark Wahlberg and Samuel L. Jackson. Camp Willowbend has quickly become one of the most popular kids’ camps on the Cape. Whether playing tennis, swimming, learning new arts and crafts, or digging into the history of the area, members’ children and grandchildren are integral to Willowbend’s legacy. KIDS’ CORNER FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON WILLOWBEND, MEMBERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES, AND REAL ESTATE, VISIT WILLOWBENDCAPECOD.COM ASPIRE | ISSUE TWO 75