Photo by Bob Koblewski
March 20, 2019
TOWN HALL MEETING
The first Town Hall meeting was held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. The notes from the Town Hall can be found under the 'MORE' header tab.
"How do I know which are the combo tees?"
Ever wonder when you are looking at the scorecard which tees are the combo tees? Here is a view to determine which tees are the Yellow/Red combo or the Red/Aqua combo tees.
APRIL 2ND LUNCH RESERVATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
Build Your Own Gyro Salad with mixed greens, Gyro meat, feta cheese, red onions, artichoke hearts, Kalamata olives, tomato, Tzatziki, ranch and cilantro dressings, lemon bars for dessert. The vegetarian option is quiche. Reservations are now available and will close on Monday, March 25th at 3PM.
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2019 CLUB CHAMPIONS!
Shawna Ianson had a two-day gross total of 157 to claim the title of 2019 Club Champion. Ann Chatham had a two-day gross total of 171 to become the 2019 Senior Club Champion. Way to go ladies! The payout results are located under the Winners Circle/Tournaments header tab.
TEE IT FORWARD
An article on the purpose for playing Tee It Forward. Also, look under the Members header to read a book published by the USGA on "Why Play from the Forward Tees?" In addition, there are new articles on the 'Play It Forward' initiative provided by Sandra Murray, Tuesday Play Chair. Just added on this subject is a chart that may be beneficial in helping you to determine which tee ground you may want to play from.
HOLE-IN-ONE TRAIN ON THE MOVE
Congratulations to Tina Gruner for her Hole-In-One on March 19th. She crossed the pond on SB2 from the Aqua tee ground and her ball found the hole!
Let's keep the train rolling.
2019 USGA RULES SEMINAR 2/13/19
A comprehensive power point presentation was given on the new Rules February 13, 2019. The entire presentation can be accessed here in a pdf format. In addition, the link to the videos that were included is: www.usga.org/content/usga/home-page/videos/2018/09/11/2019-rules-modernization-golf-intro.html
THE MOST UP-TO-DATE LOCAL RULES & DEFINITIONS ARE LOCATED UNDER THE HANDBOOK HEADER (1/25/2019)
NEW INFORMATION REGARDING HANDICAP SYSTEM IN 2020
As things change in the golfing world, the future is becoming more interesting in regards to the handicapping system. Under the 'Handicaps' header is a link to the video for the New World Wide Handicap System that will be introduced in 2020.
2019 MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION - UPDATED 10/7/2018
The 2019 Membership Applications are now available. Please print the application, fill out and return as instructed. You may access the Membership Application here. The descriptions are for your information only, you do not have to print the page.
NEW Catalina Cup Schedule has arrived! Schedule
Catalina Cup is a competitive golf event comprised of clubs throughout the Tucson area. We send three two-person teams (maximum handicap index of 26.0) to each match. The format is match play and each team competes in low gross and low net events.
UPDATE AS March 4 2019:
Total points as of 30 January
GROSS NET OVERALL
Views 157.5 152.5 310
Highlands 122 141.5 263
Gallery 184.5 170 354.5
Tucson National 161.5 165 326.5
Oro Valley 152.5 141.5 294
El Conquistador 137.5 161 298.5
La Paloma 167.5 176 343.5
SADDLEBROOKE 229 203.5 432.5
MV/Preserve 194.5 192 386.5
SaddleBrooke Ranch 174 176 350
Skyline 209.5 211 420.5
We're currently 1st gross, 2nd net and 1st overall.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!
Our sponsors provide us with donations that enable SBWGA to enhance our tournaments. Please support our sponsors. You may view the list here.
Sweeps payout list is available on the website and the bulletin board.
February ACE of the Month was postponed due to weather/snow. The make-up ACE of the Month is scheduled in May.
NOTE: EVERYONE - report is for information. (1-22-19)
2019 - SBWGA18 handbook page 50-51
# Course Handicaps set to a Max of 36
(USGA indexes will report from users GHIN record).
# in 2018 a change was made to " fix must pay 3 places Gross & Net per tee box" as this was totally inflexible with signup and resulted in exceeding 33% of field to pay.
This Sweeps report has a published Payout Schedule with minimum of 3 on the tee.
# ACE Day extra flight places are awarded to GROSS.
Any improvements do let me know.
KACHINA SCHEDULE 2018-2019
The results and schedule for the upcoming 2018-2019 Kachina tournaments have been set. The dates are on the Kachina page.
The membership has requested that a synopsis of the Board Meeting minutes be available. A new page has been established for the Board Minutes Synopsis. It is located under the Organization/ General Information tab on the menu bar.
To view a listing of the Tuesday Play Day game descriptions, format, and handicap percentage go to the league play tab under schedule for this resource.
INTERESTED IN OUR BUDGET?
View the Financials under the Treasurer's Report
Remember YOU are responsible for posting ALL scores other than Tuesday Play Day and Home Tournaments.
There is now an easier way to communicate your posting adjustments. Look under the Handbook tab for "Posting Corrections"; click on it and it will take you right to the form. You must still adhere to the Standing Rules regarding the procedures for posting your scores.
Interesting Photos and Videos
Pictures and Videos taken by members on and off the course can be viewed here.
PROUD SPONSOR OF SADDLEBROOKE WOMEN'S GOLF ASSOCIATION SINCE 2010