March 31, 2015

Welcome to the 2015 golf season!  Red Deer Golf and Country Club members have a lot to look forward to.  It appears the golf season will get an early start…and that we will open in terrific condition.  Our driving range opens tomorrow (Wednesday April 1) at 10 am!  No fooling!  The golf course is getting closer but will not be open this weekend.

Listed below are some important dates and new additions to our golf and social calendar.

But…before that Senior Men are reminded to sign up for the Tuesday morning league in the Golf ShopJunior Swing classes start April 30 and registrations are available at the Administration Office…Our Junior Parent/Child meeting is Thursday April 16 @ 7 pm.

Opening Reception and New Member Orientation – Friday April 25 – 5 pm – 9 pm

This is a special evening for all Red Deer Golf and Country Club members.  Complimentary snacks and refreshments are provided.  There will be short presentations by the Club President, Ladies Club President and your managers introducing the year’s activities.

Girls Night Out – Tuesday May 26, June 23, July 21, August 18 from 6 – 7 pm and Saturday September 05 from 4 – 6 pm.

Red Deer Golf and Country Club adult female members and wives and girlfriends of male adult RDGCC members can invite their female friends to enjoy 9 holes of golf at a special green fee of $30.00.  There does NOT have to be a member in each group.  We want your significant others to think of us as their Club too so mark the dates!!!

9, Wine and Dine – Saturday May 23, June 20, Back 9 July 25, August 29 from 4 – 6 pm.

RDGCC members are invited to bring guests out at a special 9 hole rate of $45 that includes a $20 credit for food and beverage upstairs following play.

Red Deer Golf and Country Club Summer Social Series presented by PROCOM Insurance

Friday May 29 – The Vintage – 8:30 – 11:30 pm (a 9 piece horn band)

Friday June 12 – Funhouse – 8:30 – 11:30 pm (the group formerly known as Porter)

Friday July 11 – The Vintage – 8:30 – 11:30 pm

Friday August 28 – The Randi Boulton Band – 8:30 – 11:30 pm

During the summer social series RDGCC members can plan a night out with dinner and fine entertainment.

Reservations are required.  Members may book now for May 29 and reservations will start for subsequent events the day following.  That is you can reserve May 30 for June 12.  There is no cover or extra charge…just a nice night out.  Non-member bookings will be accepted on a space available basis 3 days prior to each function.

Canada Day – Wednesday July 01 Par Three Family Challenge at 4 pm.

Entertainment on the cart landing by Wooden Nickle, with BBQ’s, food and drink.  Dinner specials in the Clubhouse.  Bring the whole family and watch the Canada Day fireworks!!!

Friday evenings will continue our popular Pasta Nights.  Usually pasta will be prepared and served from the kitchen…but we will give lots of notice on days when we’ll be cooking in the front of the house.

Sunday dining will run all year and as usual feature the RDGCC Prime Rib.  We will have entertainment most Sundays.  This Sunday’s (Easter Sunday) dinner specials are listed below.

Another change we think you will like is the utilization of stationary beverage carts most days.  We will have a cart between the 4th and 16th tees from 11-8 or 9 most days and on #11 and 13 tee from 1-7 pm.  There are a lot of advantages to such a service.  Less wear and tear on the golf course, no surprises on when and where drinks are available, and a set schedule when our season is in full swing.  Golfers will have an opportunity to purchase food and drink on #1, 4, 10, 11, 13, and 16.  Not bad at all!!!

Each year we book outside events in our Clubhouse throughout the month of April.  We appreciate the business of everyone that chooses to host a function here.  April is tricky because the golf course may or may not be open.  This year is no different, and given that we will be golfing earlier than usual I would like to thank you in advance for understanding any days that the Clubhouse may be unavailable following golf.  We will do our best to provide service in the men’s lounge when disruptions take place.

Here are this Sunday’s dinner specials (Easter Sunday):

Prime Rib, Grilled Chicken Veronique (Grilled chicken supreme napped with a sweet grape glaze accompanied with seasonal vegetables and your choice of mixed peppered rice or scalloped potatoes), or Jagermeister Chasseur Pork Chop (A grilled English style, double thick, pork chop with our house Jagermeister sauce with bacon and mushrooms served with scalloped potatoes and seasonal vegetables).

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