June 25, 2019

73 more geese (our walk-ons) were packaged up and relocated to their forever home this morning.  That’s honkin’ good news!!

Members can pick up their Canada Day Parking Passes at the Administration desk.  On Canada Day traffic is restricted onto Kerry Wood Drive.  Without the passes, access to the Red Deer Golf and Country Club is impossible!

On Canada Day we will have a cross-over start in the morning on #1 and 10 from 8 am – 9:15.  Restricted Intermediates, Intermediates and Seniors and Spouses are all welcome in the 8 am cross-over.  At 3 pm there will be another shotgun will all 18 holes set up and playing as Par 3’s.  For the Par 3 guest fees will be $25.00 plus GST.  The clubhouse will remain open as long as we have customers.  The Red Deer Golf and Country Club is a great place to watch the fireworks, so call in advance and check if we’re open.

This Friday we will have a traditional Pasta Night.  Reservations are recommended.

On Saturday June 29 we will have live entertainment and pub style food and beverage specials.  Grip It, Rip It and Sip It!  Guest green fees will be set at $50 plus GST from 2 pm on that day.

Congratulations to Red Deer Golf and Country Club member Mike Hogan for shooting his age.  Mike fired an impressive 66 on the Glencoe Club’s Meadows course last week.

We will have several new items on the menu commencing July 2!

The 106th Canadian Women’s Amateur is one month away!  This will be the highest profile golf tournament ever held in Central Alberta with participants from all over the world.  We are pleased to inform that Andrea Lee (the #1 ranked Ladies Amateur in the world) has committed to play.  Volunteer forms are available at the Administration Office and see me to learn about the sponsorship opportunities available.

Last weekend on Saturday afternoon we had 2 more people in the pond on #9.  The member’s clubs were left on the asphalt short of the bridge as their group putted out.  The ground was level so the brake not set.  As they were putting a gust of wind came up and you guessed it…into the pond they rolled.  Ty Leonard went in up to his neck and unfortunately the water got too deep before he could retrieve all his weapons.  Head Professional Dean Manz (who is becoming quite a regular in that pool) then went in to help and was soon up to his shoulders as well.  Good ole Dean was able to retrieve the rest of the clubs.  Let’s hope this is the last episode…but you never know what you never know!

Members are reminded to lock their cars and keep valuables out of sight as several vehicles in our parking lot have been ransacked.

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