July 26, 2017

Congratulations to Carter Graf on earning a place on Alberta’s Willingdon Cup Team.  Carter had rounds of 72-67-67 and 73 to place third in the Alberta Amateur.  The Willingdon Cup team is Alberta’s highest amateur honour, and will compete at the Canadian Amateur.  A tremendous accomplishment! …..and by the way….Carter turned 16 in May.

Congratulations to Dan Soley and Tracey Biluk on winning our Men’s and Ladies Club Championships last weekend.  Other flight winners included Linda Roberts, Gord Kingcott, Elmer Stang and Ed Dixon.  The net winners were Ellen Van Doesburg, Wendy Wiltzen, John Ponto, Ron Olney, and Al Mah.

The Club Championship is our Club’s annual competitive event to determine winners at each handicap level.  We are looking for volunteers to sit on a committee and help organize future Club Championships.  If you are interested please contact me in the office.

Red Deer Golf and Country Club members Rich Roberts and Adam Reynolds will be having fun this weekend.  Rich’s son Ryan won a contest and the three of them will be guests of RBC at the Canadian Open.  They will get drawn with a participant and play in the Pro-Am, then spend the weekend viewing from an RBC box.  Congratulations boys!!

Entries are now being taken for the Cadillac Member Guest which will be held on Friday August 11.  Thanks to Stantec for again coming on board as our meal sponsor.  The Cadillac Member Guest includes lunch, a 1 pm shotgun start and a banquet following play.  Posters are up downstairs and you can enter at the Administration Office or golf shop.

The RBC Wealth Management Central Alberta Amateur is coming up on August 05, 06 & 07 and by the time this email gets out we will have a waiting list.  Interested golfers should sign up ASAP to have the best chance in the event of cancellations.

Our Central Alberta Ladies Tournament goes Saturday August 12 and there is still space available.  This year’s theme is 50 Shades of Green.  The Ladies Organizing Committee does a great job with this event.  We encourage all RDGCC members (and their friends) to sign up and play.

We have a busy weekend coming up.  On Friday we will have Pasta specials and a function in the East Lounge.  Then on Saturday the Clubhouse will close at 2 pm as we host a wedding upstairs.  There will be BBQ service at the Snack Shack that afternoon.

Monday July 31 is our next Discounted Green Fee Day.  Tee times may be booked as usual and all guests will play for a fee of $60.00 + GST.

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