August 22, 2019

Congratulations to Tyler Schumacher for his hole-in-one on #5 last week.  It was obvious from the markings at the cup that Tyler flew his 7 iron (from 175 yards) into the hole.  Great golfing!  Tyler’s father Don made his first hole-in-one earlier this year at the Toscana Country Club in Indian Wells.  Leslie and Nick it’s your turn now!!

The Red Deer Golf and Country Club is a busy place.  Here is a run down of some dates you should be aware of:

Aug 22 & 23  Junior Club Championship
Aug 24 & 25  Club Championship
Aug 26  Red Deer Royal’s 50th Anniversary Golf Classic
Aug 27  Central Alberta Bar Association in East Lounge 5 pm
Aug 29  Mystery Tour – Tee closed 10:30 – 12:00 pm
Aug 30  Pasta Night (Reservations recommended)
Aug 31  Private function in West Lounge 1 – 8 pm
Sept 4  Men’s Night Final
Sept 7  Wedding on 8A-Range closed from 4 – 5:30 pm/Clubhouse closed at 2 pm
Sept 8  Tim Horton’s Children’s Foundation Gala
Sept 9  Tim Horton’s Children’s Foundation Tournament – 10 am SG
Sept 10  Ladies/Senior Men Play-off
Sept 15  Scottsville Fall Parent/Child
Sept 16  100 Women-Clubhouse closed 6 – 9 pm
Sept 17  Ladies/Senior Men Wind-Up
Sept 21 & 22  Solheim Cup
Sept 23  Braedon Wiltzen Memorial Tournament – 10 am SG

A few reminders as we move into fall golf.

1.  The angle of the early morning and evening sun can make finding ball marks difficult.  Let’s all try to fix two or three every time we are on a green.

2.  If divots are substantial enough to replace that is our Superintendent’s preference.  If they are not, please fill the divot with sand and seed.

3.  As the days get shorter, tee times will commence later and we deal with the possibility of frost delays.  Watch your emails and check www.rdgcc.ca for updates.  On Thursday September 5 tee times will commence at 8 am and on Monday September 16 tee times will commence at 8:30 am.

4.  The Red Deer Golf and Country Club will close for the season following play Sunday October 20.

Best wishes to all participants in this weekend’s Club Championship.  Tournament Chair Chung Mah and his committee have done great work in hopes of making this the Red Deer Golf and Country Club’s “can’t miss” tournament and one that our members look forward to each year.  They are on the right track.  Please enter if you can and if not we hope to see you at the fun horse race or in the clubhouse enjoying the fellowship and entertainment Saturday.

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