Did you notice that the green fees went up $2 this year. The increase affected most everyone, but do you know how fees increase and why?
Every year the Golf Advisory Committee, with SB Parks and Rec staff review the budget, the projections, and the market and make recommendations to the Parks and Rec Commission and to City Council. Through this process we establish the fees and other priorities for the Golf Course.
This past year a little something different happened. Your GAC representatives (Dominic Namnath, Hdcp VP and GAC Chairman, and Bob Swider GAC Rep for the Club) proposed the $1 Player Improvement Fund.
In a Monday Men’s Club tournament, playing an individual-net format, Sylvester was the first of his group to approach the #13 tee. Playing “ready golf”, teed his ball to the left of the teeing ground but still between the tee markers and about two feet behind the invisible line that runs between the tee markers. Then, finding that the left-hand tee marker was located where he wanted to place his left foot, Sylvester moved the marker away, took his stance and swung. His ball landed on the green and rolled to a foot from the cup. After he hit his ball, Sylvester replaced the tee marker exactly where it had been before he moved it. Finally, he sunk his 1-foot putt. ...read more
Messier and Climenhaga Represent Club at SCHA 4-Ball Championship
By taking 2nd place in our Club’s 4-Ball competition last April (behind Namnath and Gerard), Dick Messier and John Climenhaga won the privilege to play in the Sectional in July if they paid their own way. They did and the played well enough to advance to the Championship Round that was just played at Sycuan Resort near San Diego.
To read John’s account of their experience there,Click Here
2014 SCGA Saturday Team Play
The SCGA team play season is coming soon. Here’s your chance to experience a different level of golf competition.
For those who aren’t familiar with SCGA team play, it is a match play team competition in some regards similar to the Ryder Cup or the President’s Cup. Sixteen players from each team compete... read more
Mike Brooks Wins Presidents Cup
On Sunday, Nov.. 2 Mike Brooks squeeked by Greg Bristol on the 19th hole of a hard-fought fiinal match to take the 2013 President's Cup. 23 members participated in the event this year. They played one another in match play over the last four weeks. To see the final results of this spirited play, Click Here.
The Final Match As I Saw It by Greg Bristol
Mike Brooks and I had an epic match play battle on Saturday, Nov. 2nd. Mike played to a handicap of 1 and I played to a 9 handicap. Mike and I took turns winning holes for the first 8 holes. None of these first 8 holes were halved. (To continue reading, Click Here.)