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- Sunday, Sept 18
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- Wednesday, September 14
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- Sunday, Sept 4
Club President & TC Articles available
Monthly Club Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month.
Our Next Club Meeting: Friday,
Aug 9- 6:15pm - RC Bar Annex
2016 Tournament Schedule
Revised March 14
Entry Form - Complete, Print, & Mail!
(+) 1st rnd Skin Qlfr
||(+)TC Surprise (4 Club)
(6-6-6 2Person Team)
||(+)Directors (A) & (B)
(+) 2nd rnd Skin Qlfr
||Regular Net (Sunday Only)
||(+)Presidents (A) & (B)
(Gold, White & Blue)
+ = Additional Event
A = 2016 NCGA Team Qualifier (2 rounds)
B = 2016 NCGA Individual Qualifier (2 rnds)
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More Tournament Schedule Info
Lease information last updated: March 18
Our Club is composed of men and women who love the game of golf in a fun and relaxing environment. WPGC has been a part of this
golf course since its creation in 1967.
All skill levels are welcome!
For a little over $100 a year you get:
- An official GHIN Handicap.
- A chance to play in our Monthly Tournaments (entry fee required).
- Recieve Individual Awards every tournament, matching similar skill levels.
- Membership in the Northern California Golf Association.
- Discounted Green Fees at Poppy Hills and Poppy Ridge
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Monthly News and Highlights…October 2016
I will be updating my article but I wanted our TC's information to be posted.
We will again be having our board election after our October Tournament.
We are looking for members interested in running for the board. It is a two year commitment but duties are light. Vice President, Treasurer and 2 Directors positions are up for election.
2017 Membership Drive Beginning!
Beginning October 1, our 2017 Membership drive will begin.
More information to follow.
Please still make payment to "WPGC/WPMC"
Your Board and our Treasurer have asked me to remind you that while the course has a new name, our club does not. Please continue to make
your checks out to "WPMC". The board will be discussing a name change at the next several meetings to address some issues with changing
the name. We will keep you informed of the progress and send out official notice if and when the name change occurs.
2016 Membership: 103 Members / Goal 150
We are still looking for more members, so please pass the word. Membership forms are available on the website, above the computer in the Pro Shop
and on the Bulletin Board on the wall in the Bar annex.
Steve Falzone, President
Tournament Chair Report
We will be making a major rules change for our tournaments. Starting with the October tournament we will use the Red, Yellow and White
stakes the Course Management has placed throughout the golf course to determine play. This will mean some changes to how we previously
played certain areas but upon review over the past month there doesn’t appear to be any instances where the change will present an
unfair advantage or disadvantage to any player or group of players. We will conduct a trial period during October, November and
December. We will then conduct a review and determine how we will proceed in 2017. If during this trial period you have observations
or want to make suggested changes please feel free to do so. Only observations or suggestions from members who identify themselves
will be considered. I am only interested in constructive observations and suggestions and promise to keep the members name a secret
unless they say otherwise.
The October tournament will be a regular net flight tournament. In addition there will be side events also taking place that will have
no impact to the regular net flight competition. We will conduct the Annual Gross and Net Skins Competition. In the Gross foursome will
be Craig Pitts, George Pritchard, Brady Deitrick, and Dave Harding. In the Net foursome will be Rob Desanto, Dave Freais, Dave Silva
and Daniel Turner. Remember that you have to be signed up by the deadline or be subject to losing your spot in the competition. The
Alternates are waiting.
The greens were aerated on September 26-27. The method they used appears to be making the recovery time quicker. I played the course
on October 1 and while the greens as expected were a bit rough and bumpy in some places they were in better playing condition than
in past years and very puttable. It appears they may be close to all the way back by our October tournament.
I’m sure you have observed that many changes to the course that have taken place in the past several months. There is a list of some
major changes to the course that are scheduled to take place over the next several months such as the new irrigation system that
will impact the play of the course to some degree. Please be patient and understanding during this time of renovation and construction
which should improve the overall condition and playability of the course.
As you know our Tournament prize fund is based upon the number of members in the club, the more members the bigger the potential prize
fund that can be budgeted. As we enter our membership drive please take a moment to not only renew your membership for 2017 but pass
along the information to any friends or neighbors who might be looking for a golf club to join. Membership forms should be available
50-50 raffle winner: Paul Vittoria
Tournament Entry form Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2600, Castro Valley CA. 94546
Tournament checks should be made payable to: WPMC
Email contact address - GOLF4TCTONY@GMAIL.COM
DO NOT POST your Willow Park Tournament round. I will post all scores from our tournaments. If you post it by mistake please
let me know so I can delete the duplicate.
Upcoming Tournament: October 2016
When: October 23, 2016
Deadline: October 12, 2016
Entry Fee(Payable to WPMC): $50
Format: Regular Net Flights except those in skins competition
Special Events: Gross and Net Skins Competition
Upcoming Tournament: November 2016
When: November 20, 2016
Deadline: ovember 9, 2016
Entry Fee(Payable to WPMC): $50
Format: Regular Net Flights
Special Events: Gold(Red), White and Blue
Are you posting your scores?
You can post scores from the link above....Under Handicap, Post a Score.
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