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October 2017 News

October News


We are sure enjoying the change in weather.  The temperatures are great and the occasional rain is sure nice.  The golf course is in amazing condition right now!!

We will be over-seeding tees, fairways and greens in a couple weeks.  During the time that we wait for the seed to germinate we will be watering a little more than normal, but we will not be restricting carts to the paths.

Titleist has just released their newest irons and we're excited about the new advancements.  We will be hosting a fitting day on October 7th with a Titleist Representative and they will be using Trackman to see all the stats from every shot in order to fit you into the perfect club with the perfect shaft.  There are only 3 appointments still available for the fitting starting at 10:45am.  Please contact the golf shop if you would like to schedule an appointment for the free fitting.


Our weekly skins games on Fridays and Sundays start at  2:00.  Your green fee and cart is just $35, plus $20 cash for the skins game. Anyone can play, just show up and be ready to make birdies.



Monthly Tournaments

Our monthly 4-person scramble for October will be on Saturday the 14th with a shotgun start at 8:30.  The cost is $60 per player which includes: green fee and cart, range balls, 3 drink tickets, prizes for on-course contests, prizes for the top 3 teams, and food after the round.  To sign up please reply to this email or call the golf shop.  If you don't have 4 players you can still sign up and we will try to fill in your team.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR EITHER TOURNAMENT

Our monthly 2-person scramble for October will be on Sunday the 29th with a shotgun start at 9:30. The cost is $60 per player which includes: green fee and cart, range balls, 3 drink tickets, 2 mulligans, prizes for on-course contests, prizes for the top 3 teams, and food after the round.  To sign up please reply to this email or call the golf shop.  Please provide a handicap for both players when signing up.


LESSONS AND CUSTOM CLUB FITTINGS

If you're looking to fine tune your swing or get a new set of clubs to match your swing please give us a call.  We offer individual lessons or you can opt for a 4-lesson series and take advantage of the discounted rate.  Lessons can be planned to fit your schedule. For more information CLICK HERE or call the golf shop.


Frequent Player Program

Our September frequent player winner was: Chris Foster, who won a Titleist 917 driver


 
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Stay & Play Packages

We have some luxurious condos just off the 10th tee box that are available for nightly rental.  We have 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom and now 4-bedroom condos available.  Between all the condos, we have over 35 beds to accomodate larger groups, but we also cater to smaller groups or even couples.  The condos tend to book up several months in advance so start making plans for your memorable golf vacation and give us a call.  CLICK HERE for more information and pictures.

PAR LEVEL--$175/night/person includes condo and golf

BIRDIE LEVEL--$200/night/person includes condo, golf, breakfast and lunch

EAGLE LEVEL--$225/night/person includes condo, golf, breakfast, lunch, plus a 6-pack and a cigar per day

 
Superintendent's Corner
We have received some very beneficial rains in September. Total rainfall was 4.25 inches. On October 16th-18th we will be over seeding. We will over seed the greens with Poa Trivialis and the fairways and tees with a 3 way blend of perennial rye grass. It will take the seed about 10 days to germinate and pop on the greens and possibly a little longer for the fairways and tees.  


Upcoming Events
Saturday, October 7th-- SATEGA, Dunn, King, and Hays groups-- Shotgun start at 8:00
Sunday, October 8th-- Trinity Lutheran Church outing-- 9-hole shotgun start at 4:00pm
Monday, October 9th-- Our first tee time each day moves back to 8:00am
Monday, October 9th-- Tuesday's Alibi group-- Reverse shotgun start at 9:45
Saturday, October 14th-- Monthly 4-person scramble-- Shotgun start at 8:30
Monday, October 16th-- Delayed start at 11:00 to prep the course for over-seed
Tuesday & Wednesday, October 17th & 18th-- Course Closed for over-seed
Friday, October 20th-- Friday Golf Assoc.--11:00-12:20
Saturday, October 21st-- Cosmo Golf group-- Reverse shotgun start at 9:00
Sunday, October 22nd-- Benevides group-- Reverse shotgun start at 8:30
Saturday, October 28th-- Team Golf and SAMGA groups-- Shotgun start at 9:00
Sunday, October 29th-- Monthly 2-person Scramble-- Reverse shotgun start at 9:30
Friday, November 10th-- Wounded Warriors tournament--Shotgun start at 10:00
Saturday, November 11th-- Pat Dunn and Madison Hills groups--Reverse shotgun start at 9:00
Saturday, November 18th-- Monthly 4-Person Scramble--Shotgun start at 10:00
Thursday, November 23rd-- Course closed for Thanksgiving
Sunday, November 26th-- Monthly 2-Person Scramble-- Shotgun start at 10:00
Monday, November 27th-- Our first tee time moves back to 8:30
Thursday, November 30th-- Alamo Cup Winter Tour-- Tee times start at 10:00