What's Happening ~ Let's Take Advantage of all our Course has to Offer

April 30, 2019 Danielle Ross

ISSUE #2 MAY 2019

THIS YEAR IS GOING TO BE A SHORT SEASON
LET’S TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF WHAT OUR COURSE HAS TO OFFER!

WARM UP DAY

All seven new lady members attended the breakfast. They are eager to get involved and make the best of what our club has to offer. Let’s make them feel welcome!

Approximately 40 ladies braved the rain and the cold on April 23rd.  Thanks to the Ladies Executive for baking an assortment of amazing cookies. Because of the weather, we turned this event into a 9 hole competition.  Congratulations to:

  • First Place: Claire Salisbury; Cindy Davis, Cynthia Shanahan and Ilse Wettlaufer
  • Second Place: Barb Love, Darlene Penner, Jean Redgrave and Jai Turnbull. 

MAY 7th – DEADLINE FOR TEAM PLAY SIGN UP

Let’s make Thursdays another great Ladies fun day! Play with your usual group or with your team play teammates. Please consider signing up for this event if you haven’t already done so!  If you have any questions, contact your convener, Jayne Riley jayne.elizabeth.riley@gmail.com

MAY 7th – LADIES OPENING DAY

It looks like it will be a very promising and fun filled event! We have more than 100 ladies already signed up! Make sure to sign up if you haven’t already done so!

MAY 9TH - “MY BEST SCORE” / RINGER BOARD

Sign up for this event closes May 9th at 6:00 p.m. Remember that My Best Score only counts on Tuesdays and will run from May 14th to September 3rd.  Details regarding this competition are provided on the BGCC Calendar.

MAY 9TH – TEAM PLAY LEAGUE DRAFT PARTY

The Ladies Team Play League “Draft Party” begins at 6:30 p.m. Come out for an evening of fun, camaraderie and hors d’oeuvres!

MAY 18TH – BUSINESS WOMEN OPENING TOURNAMENT

Tee times will be from 1:00-1:30pm and you can sign up online.  Following the game, join the other business ladies for wine & cheese and a chance to mingle and meet.  For further details, please contact the convener, Lynn Graham leaner89@gmail.com

JUNE 11TH – LADIES MEMBER GUEST

The Ladies Member Guest, Fairways With Friends, will be held on Tuesday, June 11th.  You can sign up with your guest or sign up as member/member. Wear Black and/or White. The cost is $260.00.

JUNE 25th – MEMBER CHARITY EVENT/SOLHEIM CUP

This year’s Member Charity event is in support of the Burlington Food Bank. If you’re unable to participate in this event, you can drop off your donations in the box that will be available in the ladies locker room during the month of June.

BIRDIE TREE

The Grand Prize for birdies will be awarded to the lady who scored the most birdies during Tuesday Morning’s events only. A second prize will be drawn on Ladies Closing Day from the names of all the ladies who had a birdie at any time on a Tuesday. If you score a birdie on a Tuesday, please email Jayne Riley jayne.elizabeth.riley@gmail.com with the following info:

  • Date of birdie
  • Hole # of birdie
  • Name of one other person you played with; no cc’s required

MILESTONES

Don’t forget to e-mail Janet Hutter janethutter1@gmail.com if you reach a special milestone. Break 100, 90, 80 or 70!

ENTERING SCORES

In order to be eligible to participate in BGCC golf tournaments you must have 90% of your scores entered in the computer.  Please make sure to enter your score after every game.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Don’t forget to check the Ladies Golf Calendar and the GGGolf calendar to sign up for our Tuesday events.  Here is a quick summary of additional upcoming events:

            May  13        Junior Ladies Meet & Greet (4:30 p.m.)

                        14        Hollywood & RCGA #1, My Best Score Starts

                        16        Team Play Starts #1

                        21        Survivor & RCGA #2

                        23        Team Play #2 & Short Game Clinic

                        28        Memorial Tournament + Luncheon

                        30        Team Play #3 & Long Game Clinic

If you have any questions, please contact me at danielle.cholette@gmail.com

All the best!
Danielle

About the Author

Danielle Ross

Ladies President, Danielle Ross, has been a golfing member since 2007. Originally from Alexandria, Ontario, she and her husband, Gary, settled in Burlington in 1984. Together they have three sons, two of whom are golfing members, Jonathan and Eric, and both Men’s Club Champions. Her third, Patrick, who was formerly a member at BGCC lives in Boston with his wife and two children, Bodhi and Annabelle. Assisting a total of five Directors of Education over a period of 24 years, Danielle retired in 2016 from the Halton Catholic District School Board. She was Games Captain in 2015 and Prize, publicity, Trophy Convener for the past two years. She believes it’s important to give back to the community and looks forward to serving the ladies of BGCC as their President for the next 2 years.

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