General Membership Meeting
November 12, 2013
Meeting called to order at 5:00 pm by President Ken Brace.
The Minutes of the October 2013 meeting were approved.
Don Kasper gave the Treasurer’s Report:
We currently have 89 members
Current balance is $1244.14
News from the Course:
Vice-President Frank Beaty updated the current status of the golf course.
Greens have been over seeded.
Plans for continuing course improvements are pending.
Results of the Match Play Tournament
Overall Champion - Dean Wood, Runner Up - Terry Eckert
1st - Terry Eckert
2nd - Dean Wood
3rd - Don Kasper
4th - Jim Campbell
The Match Play will be an annual event - A winners plaque will be place in the club house
Dave King announced plans for the Gordon Lakes Tournament.
Date - Friday, Dec 6, 10 am shotgun
Price $45 ($35 + $10 prize fund)
For more info check the website
Bill Robinson explained the official rules concerning “Local Rules”. Emphasis was on a “root rule”. By rule a root is part of a tree. Relief is granted by assessing a 1 stroke penalty.
Pro Kenny Evenson gave his golf tip of the month focusing on putting. The key to remember is that a putting stroke should take 1 sec.
Dave King showed a short video on how to repair a ball mark on the green.
Upcoming Tournaments for 2014 include
Jan - Par 3 at Cedar Creek
Feb - “Ice Bowl” at the Reserve Club
A complete list of the upcoming tournament will be posted on the web site.
Please keep John Englehardt, Gary Hawley and Roy Wright in your thoughts and prayers as they recover from recent surgeries and illness.
The MGA will donate $50 to former club waitress Christina on the birth of her twins.
Don Kasper will track event participation fro MGA Tournaments with the most active members have a greater chance to win prizes at the end of our golfing season.
Rumors about a lighted driving range were discussed. There is no truth to the rumor despite Dave King’s pictures to the contrary!!
Our next meeting will our Holiday Event. Refreshments and gifts will be shared. Details to follow. Meeting date is Tues, Dec 10.
The meeting was adjourned at 6:00 pm.