March 2016 Newsletter

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April 1st ... April Fool !

An appeal to all members to please pay your Annual Membership Fees.

Any member paying their FULL annual Membership Fees before 30 April 2016 will receive 4 Free Golf Vouchers – paying only. Vouchers will be valid until 31 October 2016.
Junior Members. Our Junior Membership drive is progressing well – invest in our future ! Thanks to our Golf Director for all his efforts.
Club Championships 9 and 10 April. Enter before closing date ! we will be allowing carts again this year, book early!


Merit Evening. The Clubs annual Merit Evening will be held on Sunday 10 April at 17h30 for 18h00. Everyone playing Club Championships is invited BUT please advise Lizel 012 651 4411 should you be attending ASAP before 4 April – we are limited to a maximum number of attendees – “first come, first serve”. Please note that Dress Code is Jacket and Tie and Ladies accordingly.
Course and Club Maintenance. You may have noticed on-going repairs around the Course, something sadly neglected over the past few years due to “imaginative bookkeeping”. Repairs to roofing, cart paths and the Course’s irrigation system. Bear with us in this on-going process please. Thanks to Windhoek beer for the “refurbishment” of the Lapa area. We also have implemented a rotational maintenance and repair of the chairs.


Halfway House. Please be patient and bear with us - changes are in process with Caterers.
Tombstone Golf Competition. The annual Tombstone competition will take place on Wednesday 27 April. We will only start from the 1st Tee Box. Watch the Notice Board !

Services Golf Club Web Page. The Web page is currently under re-construction and should go live soon.

Placing Rule. Stays in place until further notice.

Local Rule Re Greens. Please consult the Notice board for the Local Rule around greens effected with on-going treatment. We apologise for circumstances beyond our control but with all the dry weather and then cloudbursts we have been subjected to abnormal Fungi – Anthracnose, Fairing and Dollar spot and all simultaneously!

Handicaps. Handicaps. Handicaps will, as from 1 April 2016 be calculated after every game in future. Please note, players will NOT be eligible for prizes should the Handicap computer reflect any “Open Rounds”.

Tee Off times. We appeal to all members to please notify the Pro Shop of any cancellations in their 4 ball timeously so we can fill up the field. We often turn bookings away and are then left with open places in the field.

The club would like to thank Col. Lizette Potgietter outgoing chairlady for her creative initiative in building and donating the mosaic to be seen next to the Pro Shop.

We rely on our members for suggestions on how to continuously improve the Club please.
Best regards,

Ken Jones
Vice Chairman
Services Golf Club

 

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