PEBBLEBROOK MEN’S GOLF CLUB
February 4, 2020
Meeting called to order
by Jim Anderson at 08:00:
Attendees: Jim Anderson, Mark Gingrich, Dave
Haen, Ken Oliphant, Dan Hern, Val Bennett, Steve Chaney, Ed Miller, Rick Eriksson. David Eikner (excused).
Report: David Eikner for Jim Anderson
Thanked everyone for filling in and helping during
Social: Steve Cheney
Next BBQ will be March 4th. Discussed menu; burgers, dogs, brats.
Volunteers needed to cook as catering costs are
Discussion of socials for the remainder of 2020.
Report: Dave Haen
2012 Financial Records will be destroyed, per
Reviewed copies of Financial Statements for
Dave has submitted audited CR-7 and CR-15
reports to SCW Rec. Dept.
Will buy 40 more range keys for 2020 General
Report: Jim Anderson for David Eikner
David attended his first Golf Council meeting in
January. Key highlights:
Two new SCW local rules will be posted on the
The new WHS caused issues for all clubs. Common issue was bad information in
databases. Clubs using Golf Genius had
Reid West contract not renewed. SCW is bringing all instruction in-house,
using our six current instructors. Focus
will be on clinics and group lessons serving SCW residents.
Upgrading of irrigation systems is on hold
pending upcoming state water restrictions.
Discussion of driving carts to close to greens,
filling divots, raking bunkers.
Golf Council will hold election of new officers
at next month’s meeting.
Tournaments: Ed Miller
Discussion of club championship
tournament. Tomorrow’s probable frost
delay will result in the tournament being shortened to best 3 of 4 rounds.
Due to Fall over-seeding schedule, tournament
scheduled for 10/28 will now be a 4-man scramble while 11/18 will be an ABCD
Tournament format and rules procedures need
to be put in writing.
Membership feedback suggests we should
consider making changes to next year’s club championship format. Ed Miller to form a tournament committee.
Discussion of upcoming Match Play tournament;
no changes from past years.
Discussion of the Rules Committee formed in
April 2018. It should now include David
Eikner (chair), board members, Pat O’Hara and Mark Adcock.
Report: Dan Hern
Current 2020 AGA paid membership is 323 plus 1
For the record, we started 2019 with 296 members
and finished with 338.
Greens/Safety: Mark Gingrich
New SCW alcohol does not impact the Club.
Talked to Pat O’Hara about PA’s picking up
broken tees on teebox.
Discussed how to get members to help repair
fairways and greens. Decided that
education and reminders are appropriate.
Jim Anderson will approach Pat O’Hara about a
sand and seed party.
Discussed providing Mike Sproat a forum at
the next General Meeting for a refresher “new member orientation” to all
Report: Rick Eriksson
The 1/22/20 posted handicaps will be used for
all Club Championship play.
Conversion to the WHS caused confusion and
stress for many.
Listed the people with administrative access
to the Admin. Portal (Bennett, Campbell, Eriksson, Hern, Kendall, Eikner,
O’Hara) and those with non-administrative access (Farnham, Barsolo, Peskett).
not signed will still be posted, but unsigned cards will be DQ’d.
Discussed golfers without established
Monitor Report: Val Bennett
Discussed the format for the Club Championship
given tomorrow’s probable frost delay.
One less day of play would reduce winner’s purse. Possible solutions: smaller purse OR raise
last day of play fee to $4.
Had a flight discussion.
Switching to Golf Genius will not cost the club
wanting to be an A all of the time rather than a B.
of slow play. Mark Gingrich circles the
course in the afternoon and has occasionally asked people to catch up with the
group ahead of them.
We’ve lost 5 members because we don’t offer a
Green tee flight (Pebblebrook course too long).
Discussed if a green tee flight would speed play.
Food Drive for Salvation Army. Discussed several participation options.
Meeting adjourned at 10:10 A.M.
Submitted by Ken
Oliphant, Pebblebrook Men’s Golf Club Secretary