Golf Shop News – March 27, 2019

Good Morning Members,

Please plan on joining us for Sunday dining.  Click on the link below for the features this week, and thanks to our 45 guests who patronized their clubhouse last week!

Dinner Sunday March 31 2019.pdfDinner Sunday March 31 2019.pdf

We are pleased to announce that we will be introducing 3 dates this year as Couples Nights.  The dates are May 31st, June 28th, and Aug 30th. Shotgun start at 5:30 pm with 9 holes and a meal in the dining room following play.  These nights are open to members and guests of members.  To register for these dates, you will call the golf shop.

We have an active and enthusiastic ladies membership.  New to the 2019 season will be a block of tee times for a 9 hole group Tuesday evenings from 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm.  The times are saved specifically for Red Deer Golf and Country Club lady members.  The golf shop staff will create the pairings and tee times.  To register you will sign up in the golf shop or ladies locker room.  All ladies playing in this section will be eligible for all skill prizes.  Sounds like fun and a good opportunity for a glass of wine and healthy snack following the game.

The RBC Scramble is coming to the Red Deer Golf & Country Club on Saturday June 22nd Here are a few details with this event.  Tee times will start at 2 pm in 8-somes.  Here is how this tournament works:

Stage 1–Local Qualifiers–Red Deer Golf & Country Club Members Only

·         18-hole scramble format

·         Teams of four amateurs

·         All players must have an up-to-date Golf Canada Handicap

·      One or more teams will qualify from each Local Qualifier – additional teams may be eligible to qualify from Local Events and will be notified in advance of the event

·         Must be 19 years of age or older

Stage 2 – Regional Finals – TBA

·         18-hole Ambrose (elimination) scramble format

·         A PGA of Canada Professional from each Local Qualifying site joins each qualifying team to form a five-player team that will compete at specific courses around Canada

·         All players must have an up-to-date Golf Canada Handicap

·    The winning team from each Regional Final qualifies to attend the Championship Final

·         Multiple teams may be eligible to qualify for the National Championship at some Regional Final locations

*Once a player has qualified for a Regional Final he/she is no longer eligible to compete at another local event

Stage 3 – Championship Final – Cabot Links

·         Location – Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs – Inverness, Nova Scotia, Canada

·         54-hole Ambrose (elimination) scramble format

·         Five-player teams that qualified through Regional Finals 

It’s turning out to be an exciting start to the 2019 golf season. Hopefully in a few weeks we are on the driving range.  Don’t forget to call the golf shop with your personalized golf ball requirements.

Dean Manz
Head Golf Professional
Red Deer Golf & Country Club


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