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September 2018 News


There hasn't been much of a break from the summer yet and NOAA is calling for a warmer than usual September, although this coming week looks better so lets hope for lower temperatures and some rain scattered in there would be nice.  Despite the heat, our course is in great condition.  The fairways are fantastic and the greens are recovering quickly from the verti-cut and aerification that we did on August 21st. 

We are hosting a fitting day for the new Titleist TS metals on September 28th from 10:00 to 3:00.  If you want an official time slot please contact us in the golf shop.  If you don't get a slot but want to hit the new stuff you can still come by.  The new clubs are truly incredible!! My new TS3 is 20 yards longer and more forgiving than my 915 D3.  It's definitely worth comparing it to your current clubs.

The next month and a half should give us pristine course conditions.  We will overseed tees, fairways and greens on October 16th and 17th.  The course will be a little wet for about 2 weeks after that as we germinate the new seed and then we will have our typically incredible conditions all through the winter.

Our director of golf, Adam Grosch, will be on The Texas Golf Insider Show on Thursday, September 6th at 7:00pm.  The show can be viewed on Facebook Live on The Texas Golf Insider page.  There will also be a link through our Facebook page (if you don't already follow us, click HERE)   If you miss the show that night, you can always view it later on Facebook.


Our weekly skins games on Fridays and Sundays start at  2:00 throughout the summer.  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 September will be on Saturday the 15th 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 September will be on Sunday the 30th with a shotgun start at 8:30. 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.  Our PGA professionals, Adam Grosch or Edwin Dickens, 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 August frequent player winner was John Robertson, who won a new Cobra driver and fairway wood


 
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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--$215/night/person includes condo, golf, breakfast, lunch, plus a 6-pack per day

 
Superintendent's Corner
We completed our aggressive double verti cutting and aerification this past month. Everything went very well and the greens are recovering beautifully and should be back to normal within 2 weeks. This will be our last major aerification of the year as we start to look forward to cooler temperatures in September.  


Upcoming Events
Saturday, September 1st-- Mission City Golf tournament-- Reverse shotgun start at 8:30
Saturday, September 8th-- GSA tournament-- Tee times 8:30-11:00
Sunday, September 9th-- GSA tournament-- Tee times 8:30-11:00
Saturday, September 15th-- Monthly 4-Person Scramble-- Shotgun start at 8:30
Thursday, September 20th--Rosehart Angels-- Mini-shotgun start at 9:00
Saturday, September 22nd-- Team Golf-- Reverse shotgun start at 9:00
Friday, September 28th--Titleist TS Metals fitting day at the driving range-- 10:00-3:00
Sunday, September 30th-- Monthly 2-Person Scramble-- Shotgun start at 8:30
Monday, October 8th-- Our first tee time daily moves back to 8:00
Monday, October 8th-- Heart of Texas tournament-- Shotgun start at 1:00
Thursday, October 11th-- Dogs on the Green tournament-- Shotgun start at 12:00
Friday, October 12th-- Jeff Simon group-- Reverse shotgun start at 9:30
Saturday, October 13th-- Bergeron, Dunn, and Madison Hills groups-- Shotgun start at 8:30
Monday, October 15th-- We will have a delayed start at 11:00 while we prep the course for overseed
Tuesday & Wednesday, October 16th & 17th-- WE WILL BE CLOSED WHILE WE COMPLETE THE WINTER OVERSEED
Saturday, October 20th-- Monthly 4-Person Scramble-- Shotgun start at 9:00
Sunday, October 21st-- STPGA Jr. Tour-- Shotgun start at 10:00
Saturday, October 27th-- Callaway Fitting Day at the driving range-- 10:00-2:00
Saturday, October 27th-- SAMGA-- Reverse shotgun start at 9:30
Sunday, October 28th-- Monthly 2-Person Scramble-- Shotgun start at 9:00
Monday, October 29th-- Believers Buyers tournament-- Shotgun start at 1:00