General Membership Meeting
February 10, 2015
Meeting called to order at 5:00 pm by President Ken Brace.
Minutes of the January meeting were approved.
Byron Vanier gave the Treasurer’s Report:
As of 12/31/14, we have 111 members and a balance of $1,602.13 in the treasury.
TIP OF THE DAY:
Kenny Evenson’s tip-of-the-day was to use the pitching wedge for long bunker shots instead of trying to hit a “hard” sand wedge.
NEWS FROM THE COURSE:
Frank Beaty gave the news that Jim McNair has purchased a bulldozer in anticipation of the coming course restoration and renovation. Jim will address the MGA membership at the March meeting and give a full overview of his plans.
There is a leak in the main irrigation line on the right side of the 9th fairway. It is currently being repaired.
So far, the courses available for reciprocal play during the Cedar Creek renovation are Hounds Lake and Aiken Golf Club.
The “Golden Rules of Golf” were listed in a handout by George Montgomery and given to the attendees at the meeting.
The next tournament is on March 30 at Hounds Lake Country Club. Entry fee is $40 and the deadline for entry is March 26. Give checks to Terry Eckert or place in the box in the pro shop.
The updated tournament schedule is on the website.
NEW BUSINESS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Mike Snug announced that the Par Fore Parkinsons Tournament will be held on June 1 at the Reserve Club.
Tony Venetz announced that Wreaths Across America will place wreaths in Aiken and the golf tournament sponsoring the wreaths will be held on June 29 at Hounds Lake.
Art Sotak announced that the Standing Up for Veterans Tournament will be held at Cedar Creek on May 2.
The meeting was adjourned at 5:35 pm.