August 16, 2018

Welcome to Jesse Bjornson, the newest shareholder of the Red Deer Golf and Country Club.  Jesse has played for several years as an Associate, and knows this is the Club he wants to play long term.  Jesse owns Bjornson Insurance Agencies (The Co-Operators) and regularly participates and sponsors Club events.  Thanks for your support Jesse!!

Congratulations to Rob Weddell for a hole-in-one yesterday on #17.  The ace was his first at the RDGCC (his other was made at a Club in Mesa) and Jason Langelaar, Garth Evans, and Rob Bucholz made up his foursome.  Robbie says it was a great shot…..but listening to him describe his rounds upstairs he must have been surprised that it took so long.  It always sounds to me like he’s never hit a bad shot!!

Golfers are reminded that our early morning golf will end for the season following play August 31.  We have had a terrific summer weather wise and are pleased to have been able to accommodate our early risers.

Our next and final 9 Wine and Dine will be held on Sunday September 2.  There will be a full-on Pasta Night in conjunction with pasta prepared and served from the front of the house.  Red Deer Golf and Country Club members can bring guests at a $45.00 guest fee which includes a $20 food and beverage credit.

Please note that on the long weekend, Saturday September 1, Sunday September 2 and Monday September 3 Restricted Intermediates and Seniors will be allowed to book tee times and commence playing at 1 pm.

With the coming of Fall we get later starts due to daylight and cool temperatures.  Our tee times will be adjusted as follows:

Sept 6 – 9       7:30 am start
Sept 10 – 16    8 am start
Sept 17 – 23    8:30 am start
Sept 24 – further notice    9 am

On Friday August 17 we host the Alberta Judge’s tournament with the first tee closed from 10:00 – 11:30 am.

The clubhouse closes Sunday August 19 at 4 pm as we host the Red Deer Minor Hockey Association Gala.

August 20 is the Red Deer Minor Hockey Association tournament with a 10 am shotgun start.

August 23 and 24 we host the Junior Club Championship.  No charge entry.  9 holes for 12 and under, 18 holes 13 and older.  A meal following play both days.

August 25 and 26 is our Club Championship.  Enter at the golf shop.  There will be a fun horse race Saturday with Randi Boulton entertaining, burger bar Saturday and Banquet Sunday, drink specials all weekend.

August 27 – Discounted Guest Fee Day.

September 5 – Men’s Night Final – 2 pm shotgun

September 7 – Cadillac Member Guest (128 players max) Postma Electrical Services is the Meal Sponsor.

September 9 – Ladies Bring a Friend and More Tournament

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