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USGA Releases Changes to Handicap System

Posted on Nov 24

The following is copied, for your convenience, from the latest RDGA newsletter: USGA RELEASES CHANGES TO HANDICAP SYSTEM   In tandem with the 2016 updates to the Rules of Golf, the United States Golf Association has announced revisions to the USGA Handicap System™, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Six significant changes are among those noted in the upcoming edition, which will impact approximately 10 million golfers who hold a Handicap Index® issued throughout the U.S. and 32 licensed associations, federations and unions around the world. Those highlighted changes include: *    Definition...


Golf Shop now closed, but the course is still open

Posted on Nov 16

It's now 16-Nov, so the Golf Shop, Bag Room and Locker Rooms have closed for the 2015 season.  Additionally, the water lines to the drinking fountains and rest rooms on the course have been drained and prepped for winterizing, so they're no longer available this year.  Peter Cavanaugh and his crew will continue to maintain the golf course and keep the flags in the greens until the ground...


Nice weather forecast this week!

Posted on Nov 1

The weather forecast for this week looks wonderful, so get out and enjoy your golf course!  On Monday, the Golf Shop and course will open at 11:00am instead of the usual 12:00. Due to the halfway house and clubhouse being closed for the remainder of the season, Eric will have water and snacks available for purchase in the Golf...


Mother Hubbard Event on Friday, 30-Oct

Posted on Oct 28

The annual Mother Hubbard event is this Friday, 30-Oct.  If you're not familiar with it... Drink specials start at 4:00.  Gina is extra generous as she tries to use up the kegs that have been tapped and the bottles of wine and liquor that are already open. At 6:00, Chef Chad sets out a scrumptious buffet of whatever food we happen to have left by Friday. Cost of the buffet is $10 per person Following the buffet, there's an auction of any remaining food and drink that can't be stored...


Golf Shop, Locker Rooms and Course Open 9-5, Nov 1st-15th

Posted on Oct 26

Starting Sunday, November 1st, the Golf Shop, Locker Room and Golf Course will be open 9:00-5:00. These hours will run through November 15th, when we will officially close. Don't forget this weekend we turn the clocks...


When do the Clubhouse, Golf Shop, etc. close?

Posted on Oct 22

Our golf course (and, therefore, Golf Shop and Bag Room) opened a bit late in April (due to weather), so it was decided that that we'd extend Golf operations until 15-Nov this year.  Following are reminders of closing dates throughout our club: Closing 31-Oct: Clubhouse Driving Range Closing 15-Nov: Golf Shop Bag Room Locker Rooms As usual, our course will remain open for play (i.e. with pins in the greens) until the ground freezes and Pete and his crew will no longer mow.  Usually, that's well after the Golf Shop,...