Summerville Country Club
December '12 Newsletter
Submitted by admin on Sat, 12/29/2012 - 15:15
2012 Advisory Board Willard Cooper, Gary Hartmann, Stephen Chellis, Vicki Ewens, Sandra Meyers, Bob Flowers, Mark Meyers Director of Golf & Operations Bufort Blanton / 873-2210 x225 PGA Golf Professional Bray Blanton / 873-2210 x1 GCSAA Superintendent Bo Blanton / 873-2210 x1 Food & Beverage Manager Ben Blanton / 873-2210 x223 Catering & Event Rentals Lee Ray / 873-2210 x 226 Membership Services Suzanne Blanton / 873-2210 x221 Jo-Ann West / 873-2210 x222 Newsletter -- Terri & Bill Hallman / 871-0565
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From the Office
Christmas time is upon us! When shopping for the golfers on your gift list keep in mind your member 10% discount on all pro shop merchandise. The golf shop is stocked with new Under Armour logo items and great golf ball and glove selections. Also, receive a free round of golf including cart for each $100 pro shop gift certificate purchased in December 2012. Our Member Christmas Dinner is on December 11, from 6 to 9 pm; dinner served at 6:30 at the Pavilion. The club will provide the meat and we ask that you bring a covered dish to share; cash bar available. We hope you make plans to bring your family and enjoy good food, music, and fellowship. As in the past years, we hope for a special visit by Mr. Claus! We will be closed on Christmas Day. The course will be open for walking. We will be open New Year's Eve and New Year's Day regular hours. Ring in the New Year with us at the Pavilion - call to reserve your spot soon as space will be limited. The new USGA GHIN handicap system will be in place the first week in January. Lots of great options for golfers are available on this new system. Complete details will be available in the pro shop soon and in the next newsletter.
Thank you again for your support and for being part of another great year at the club. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Suzanne and Jo-Ann
Volume XXI December 2012 Pro Shop 873-2210 x1 eMail email@example.com www.summervillecountryclub.com
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FREE Shag lessons under the Candlelite Pavilion 6 PM - Juniors, 7 PM - Adult Basics, 8 PM - Open Dance Summerville Shag Club Christmas Party (Candlelite Pavilion) Hartmann Open FREE Shag lessons under the Candlelite Pavilion 6 PM - Juniors, 7 PM - Adult Basics, 8 PM - Open Dance Summerville Country Club Christmas Party (Candlelite Pavilion) Ladies Christmas Luncheon (Club House) Wing Night The Out of Towners will be playing (Candlelite Pavilion) FREE admission - food provided SOB Christmas (Candlelite Pavilion) Prime Rib & Fried Shrimp Dinner $24.95 & Team Trivia SHS Oyster Roast (Back Porch & Club House) Meyers / Loy Reception (Candlelite Pavilion) MERRY CHRISTMAS! Course open - walking only. Club House closed. New Year’s Eve Party (Candlelite Pavilion)
Bufort Clifton Blanton, IV
Congratulations to Bray and Megan on the arrival of their first born son, Bufort "Boze" Clifton Blanton, IV, on November 7th, 8.4 lbs and 21" long.
Free shag Lessons Monday Nights 6PM-Juniors 7PM-Beginners 7:30PM-Advanced More info: Lee Hoff 214-0242
From the Chefs
It’s hard to believe we are knocking on 2013’s door. December is a very hectic month so there are a few dates I’d like for you to mark on your calendar. Dec 11 is the Club Christmas Party. Everyone loves getting together and sharing a special covered dish. Dec 14 is ALL YOU CAN EAT WING NIGHT. We’ve had a great response to Tom’s Wings. All who’ve tasted Tom’s Wings will tell you that you cannot go wrong for $10 per person. Dec 17 The Out of Towners will be playing under our Candlelite Pavilion. Dec 19 we’ll have TEAM TRIVIA with a Prime Rib & Fried Shrimp Dinner, back by request. SHS Baseball Team will be having their Annual Oyster Roast on Dec 22. Our NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY will once again be entertained by Buck Crumpton and you’ll be dining on a PRIME RIB DINNER. Look for more detail online and in the newsletter. Trae and I would like to thank all of you who have supported us each week. We always listen and appreciate your ideas. We have a few more nightly specials in the making for next year. Have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! ~~Lee Ray
Hartmann Christmas Open December 8
Noon, Shotgun Start Limited to 132 players (deadline noon, Dec 7) Entry fee: $65/person Includes golf, steak dinner, open bar & prizes Hole sponsorships available ($100 per hole). Proceeds from hole sponsors donated to MEALS ON WHEELS.
Accomplishments Eagles Dave Lotterer, #4 on 11/18 Henry Street, #3 on 11/19 And others ... Johnny Sims shot a 68, 5 under his age, on 11/2
Member Christmas Dinner - Dec 11 from 69PM. Dinner at 6:30 at the Pavilion. The club will provide the meat and we ask that you bring a covered dish to share; cash bar available.
Members receive a substantial discount on the Candlelite Pavilion...book your party now by calling Suzanne in the office.
miLer WOmen’s GOLF AssOCiAtiOn
Our Ace of the Year Tournament will be on December 6. Our Par 3 Tournament will be held on December 13 at 9:30. Sandra (Loy) Meyers is planning this fun “play day” for us, so mark your calendars, sign up for the tournament and the luncheon that will follow! IMPORTANT NEWS ladies! There will be NO posting of scores in December. Our club will begin a new Handicap System called GHIN. We will all have new numbers which will be assigned to us. Please hold on to your score cards for posting at a later date. Bray and Suzanne are attending classes and they are hoping the GHIN system will be in effect around Jan 3, 2013. Tee times for ladies for Dec and Jan will be at 10 AM except for Dec 13 - our Par 3 tournament. MERRY CHRISTMAS!
THE LOW COUNTRY SINGING CHRISTMAS TREE 2012
reminders & notices
I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving week. November was a busy month for sure. On November 7, Megan and I were fortunate to welcome a new addition to our family - Bufort Clifton Blanton IV "Boze" and we want to thank everyone for their kind words and advice. On the golf side, congratulations to our guys for winning "the Clash" against Berkeley. This was a tough gross match played in late October pitting 12 of our top players vs 12 of their top. Also, the player of the year standings are up to date and it looks like we are going to have a tight race for player of the year - there will also be a senior player of the year. As it stands right now the first annual Players Cup (determined by top 22 in player of the year standings) will more than likely occur in January because of everyone's busy December schedule. Final standings and players of the year will be revealed at the club Christmas party on December 11. The Hartmann Christmas Open is coming up on December 8 at 12 pm and this will yield player of the year points under the one day category. I will continue to do merchandise sales throughout the holidays including the "try a new ball" deals running now featured so far have been the Bridgestone E5, Srixon Trispeed and Callaway Warbird. I received some requests for Ashworth sweaters and have received 36 this week that should be out in the shop sometime next week (got to find some space). Please keep us in mind for any golf related Christmas gifts, we can beat any local price and place custom orders to fit your game better. Hopefully this fair weather will continue and we have another great December. Happy holidays to all and we all look forward to seeing everyone around the club and at the upcoming Christmas party. ---
GOOD NEWS GREAT JOY!
Friday, Dec 7 - 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec 8 - 3:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec 9 - 3:00 p.m., 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec 10 - 7:30 p.m. Info - 843-873-2440
o A $10 finance charge will be added to all unpaid balances each month. o We will be enforcing the DRESS CODE. Please wear collared shirts ... and tuck in shirt tails! NO cut-off jeans. o Tennis court reservations will be made at Miler Pro Shop. o Members observed riding on carts without checking in the Pro Shop for proper payment will be assessed a cart rental for 18 holes - no exceptions! o A valid driver’s license is required to drive a golf cart. o Observing cart path rules is critical to the maintenance of the course! o Please have your membership card available when using the facilities ... this includes children 7+. o Cart fees are charged per rider per 18 holes. Additional holes require additional payment. No cart will be rented for less than $16.00 for 18 holes. o Please call ahead for tee times, which are required seven days a week. o Please sign-in at Pro Shop before playing golf or tennis. Have your membership card available when signing in; if you don’t have one, call the office for replacement cards. o For slow-playing groups, please allow other groups waiting behind you to play through. o Do NOT tee off on #10 first WITHOUT checking in the Pro Shop. Tee times are arranged for groups to start on #1 tee. o Please do not leave your children unattended in the clubhouse. no one under the age of 21 is allowed in the bar after 4:30 pm unless attending a club special event.
LOFt & Lie AvAiLAbLe Call Bray at 452-4988 to schedule an appt.
Join us to celebrate the recent marriage of Mark & Sandra Meyers. Sunday, December 23 5 p.m.
~cocktails, hors d’oeuvres & background music provided~
IMPORTANT HANDICAP UPDATE
The transition from the GolfNet handicap system to the USGA GHIN handicap service begins at midnight on November 30th. From December 1 to early January, the Carolinas will observe a "Handicap Score Posting Holiday" while data is converted into the new system. Golf Association Services of the Carolinas (GASC) members will not have the ability to enter scores during the posting holiday. Members are encouraged to hold their score cards for rounds played during this period so they can be posted once the GHIN system is up and running in early January.
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