Summerville Country Club
March '13 Newsletter
Submitted by admin on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 19:22
2013 Advisory Board 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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Volume XXII March 2013 Pro Shop 873-2210 x1 eMail firstname.lastname@example.org www.summervillecountryclub.com
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***COURSE CLOSED *** ***ALL DAY*** APRIL 1ST & 2ND FOR AERIFICATION OF GREENS PLEASE be advised that the course will close on April 1st after the Men's Interclub tournament and will not re-open until Weds, April 3rd, to allow sufficient time for Bo and his staff to complete the aerifying process. Your patience is very much appreciated. From the Office
We are waiting to receive the new handicap cards from GHIN and will print new labels for them upon arrival. We hope you have had a chance to visit the GHIN website. If you need your GHIN# please call the pro shop. REMINDER: Deadline to discontinue your handicap without owing the $25 annual fee is March 15, 2013; please notify the office. Daylight savings time begins March 10th. Starting March 11, the pro shop will remain open until 6:00 pm. We are looking forward to springtime. Hope to see you soon! Suzanne and Jo-Ann
NOTE-Please keep the dates and times below in mind when scheduling your tee times.
SHS Golf Tourney - 9 AM Shotgun start FREE Shag lessons under the Candlelite Pavilion 6 PM - Juniors, 7 PM - Adult Basics, 8 PM - Open Dance 8 Wing night - ALL YOU CAN EAT - $10 per person, $2 draft, $15 buckets 9 ARHS Golf Tourney - 12:30 PM shotgun start 10 Shag Party - Carolina Soul Band - 6-10 PM, $20 tickets, dinner included 11 FREE Shag lessons under the Candlelite Pavilion 6 PM - Juniors, 7 PM - Adult Basics, 8 PM - Open Dance 12 Dorchester District 2 Palmetto’s Finest Awards Celebration - 4:30 PM under the Candlelite Pavilion 13 Fish Club under the Candlelite Pavilion, 6 PM 15 St. Patrick’s Day Party - Reuben Sandwiches 16 Relay for Life Golf Tourney, 8:30 AM Shotgun start 18 FREE Shag lessons under the Candlelite Pavilion 6 PM - Juniors, 7 PM - Adult Basics, 8 PM - Open Dance 22 JSL Gala under the Candlelite Pavilion 23 JSL Golf Tourney - 8 AM Shotgun start (course closed until 2 PM) Shag Party - The Band Sea Cruz will be playing. $20 tickets in advance; $25 at the door. BBQ dinner inc luded. 25 FREE Shag lessons under the Candlelite Pavilion 6 PM - Juniors, 7 PM - Adult Basics, 8 PM - Open Dance 28 Thursday Night Diner - Mexican Buffet & Team Trivia, 6 PM, $9.99 29 Habitat for Humanity Golf Tourney, 9:30 AM Shotgun start 30 SHS Baseball Golf Tourney - 1:30 PM Shotgun start 31 HOPPY EASTER 4/1 FREE Shag lessons under the Candlelite Pavilion 6 PM - Juniors, 7 PM - Adult Basics, 8 PM - Open Dance Men’s Interclub 9 AM - Course closed all day 4/1-2 Aerifying greens - course closed all day
From the Chefs
SAVE THE DATE On Sunday, April 7, we are hosting a fundraiser for Donna Savage, club bartender and waitress at Flowertown Restaurant, who is undergoing a tough series of cancer treatments. We are planning a 9-hole golf & social afterwards for her. More details coming soon. Please keep Donna in your thoughts and prayers. ~~Lee Ray
We had a full crowd for the annual powerball tournament. Lots of fun by all and the oysters were a big hit! Congratulations to the low net winners: Jimmy Watson, Louie Craven, James Fralix, and Gary Graham LOW NET winners were: Scott Alumbaugh, Paul Ponder, Kevin O'Brien, & Jeff Treadway
Accomplishments Eagles Billy Long, #17 on Feb 24
LADIES’ GOLF ASSOCIATION
FREE Shag Lessons Monday Nights 6PM-Juniors 7PM-Beginners 7:30PM-Advanced More info: Lee Hoff 214-0242
Members receive a substantial discount on the Candlelite Pavilion...book your party now by calling Suzanne in the office.
Gayle Cates - We lost a wonderful friend recently. Thos who knew Gayle will always remember her beautiful smile, her gentle manner, her love of golf, and her Christian spirit which showed in her heart of golf. Gayle served as our president and was a special friend. Her family members and friends will cherish her happy memories forever. It was a great honor to know this brave and lovely lady and to have her in our lives. She is now a Star in Heaven.
TUESDAY SPECIAL $10 member cart fee for 18 holes and your guest can play and ride for $20. (Normal 9 hole rates still apply; special rate applies to 18 holes only)
2013 Greenwave Golf Home Matches
It’s not too late to sign up for the Member’s Ringers Tournament which runs through March 31. Check details in this newsletter. Open to all members. We had a huge turnout for the Super Bowl Powerball tournament overall 128 players participated in the golf and oyster fest which fortunately was completed without getting any rain. The first major for Player of the Year points is starting in a week. Sign up for the annual match play this week to guarantee a spot. Players have one week to complete each round and scorecards will be pre-made in the Pro Shop. Three of our current employees are members of the SHS Greenwave Golf team (Aaron Huggins, Christian Woods, Andrew Purcell). Anyone interested in supporting the team can check their home match schedule posted in the Pro Shop and in this newsletter. New merchandise for 2013 will start showing up in March and April, and as always, let me know any suggestions or needs. To make room for new items, we will have a sale on March 15 and 16 - March 15 will be members only and March 16 will be open for everyone. As an incentive for ordering golf clubs through the Pro Shop, we will be offering a free cart rental for any wood/hybrid order placed and two free cart rentals for any iron set ordered. We’ve gotten a lot of inquiries about selling items in the shop on consignment. We allow this option for members only at a 10% stocking fee if the space is available. Please see a shop assistant for help. We are very excited about our partnership with Yamaha and the 2013 Yamaha YRDA golf carts will be arriving shortly. Hopefully, the weather will start cooperating a little better and give us more sunny days in March. Actually, it doesn’t have to be sunny as long as it doesn’t rain every other day! CLUb
3/7 3/12 3/13 4/12 4/18
West Ashley, 3:30 PM Stratford, 4 PM Region match, 3 PM JV Region match, 3 PM Berkeley, 4:15 PM
CLUb AFFILIATED GOLF TOURNAMENTS
NOTE-Please keep the dates and times below in mind when scheduling your tee times.
The Ringer Tournament Members Only - thru 3/31
Format: Players will record their lowest score on each hole over the course of two months with the winner being the lowest total 18-hole score. Entry Fee: $5 - Players can sign up anytime during the competition, but the earlier the better as you can play more rounds to lower your score. Rules: Players must sign up in the Pro Shop and pay the entry fee before rounds can be posted. Once players are entered in the tourney, then any rounds played in any club blitzes or tournaments are eligible. More detailed rules are in the Pro Shop.
PLAYER OF THE YEAR POINTS SYSTEM
MAJORS - Minimum 5 points for playing, 1 point for every person beaten in flight, additional 3 for overall champions, additional 5 for overall CMI champion - Club Championship (max 11 for non-overall champ) - Chick Miler Invitational (7 for playing, max 15 for non-overall champ) - Match Play Championship (1 point per round advanced) MID MAJORS - Minimum 3 point for playing, 1 point for every person beaten in flight excluding President’s Cups (non-flighted, top five recveive 2 bonus points - additional 2 for overall champions) - Men’s Member Member (4 for playing, 3 bonus points for winning flight, additional 2 bonus points for overall champion) - Senior Club Championship (max 7 non-overall champ, due to age requirement to participate) - Senior Senior President’s Cup (max 7) - Open President’s Cup (max 7) - Cuthbert Cup (4 points for playing, 2 bonus points for placing, additional 2 bonus points for net champion and gross champion) MINORS - 2 points for playing, 1 for winning flight, bonus 2 for overall champion, maximum 5 points - Superbowl Powerball (3 for playing) - Shamble (1 point per shamble played, max 3) - One-day Club Tournaments
March 4-April Match Play Championship April 20-21 Open Club Championship and President’s Cup May 24-26 Chick Miler Invitational June 22-23 Father Son/Daughter July 4 Firecracker Blitz 13-14 Member Member TBA Roy Meyers Junior Open August 17-18 Member Guest September 17-18 Senior Club Championship and Presidents Cup October 27 Cuthbert Cup December TBA Summerville Cup TBA Hartmann Christmas Open
Glory of God Golf Marathon Rescheduled! Now March 5
The purpose is to generate awareness of the benefits of Botox and acupuncture for individuals suffering from partial paralysis, strokes and PTSD. Schedule of events remains the same. Arrive at 8 AM, with starting time at 8:30 AM. RSVP email@example.com or 843-826-0837 for after party.
2013 Match Play Championship
Date: March 4 - April 12 Deadline: March 1, with brackets ready March 3 Format: Single elimination match play contest. Default match length is 18 holes; competitors may agree to play a 9 hole match if necessary. Divisions/Brackets: Players will receive 70% of their handicap. Entry: $15 - includes tournament entry fee and lunch whenever player decides. Final four will receive prizes. More detailed information is available in the Pro Shop.
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