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Saturday, May 28 2016 - Alternate Shot Tournament

22 golfers braved the wet and cold Saturday morning in the open golf tournament of the season for Grande Meadows.

 

At the end of the 18 hole round of Alternate Shot play Sam Warren and Perry Stone finished first with a net score of 77 to win by 1 stroke over Dick and Rob Hanrahan who carded a net score of 78. Ryan Lane and Gary Hynes rounded out the top 3 with a net score of 83.

 

A complete list of scores can be found below.

 

Alternate Shot Tournament Scores

Team

Players

Gross Score

Handicap

Net Score

1

Sam Warren(9) & Perry Stone(5)

81

4

77

2

Paul Hartson(12) & Matthew Hackett(7)

89

5

84

3

Brent Clarke(14) & Charlie Loughlin(15)

91

7

84

4

Frank Hodder(18) & Glen Price(18)

93

9

84

5

Ryan Lane(12) and Gary Hynes(22)

92

9

83

6

Ches Kenway(21) & Debbie Kenway(28)

97

12

85

7

Dick Hanrahan(20) and Rob Hanrahan(28)

90

12

78

8

Tom Eastman(26) & Keith Howse(25)

97

13

84

9

John Bugden(23) & Eric Ayers(27)

100

13

87

10

Roy Hillier(16) & Kenny Stewart(41)

119

14

105

11

Mike Blagdon(18) & Tracey Blagdon(44)

122

16

106

 


Thursday, May 26 2016 - Golf Captain Needed for 2016

GRANDE MEADOWS 

2016 MEMBERS 

 

GRANDE MEADOWS GOLF COURSE IS LOOKING FOR ONE (1) GOLF CAPTAIN

IF INTERESTED PLEASE CALL KIM AT 709-826-2601 OR EMAIL GRANDEMEADOWS@NF.AIBN.COM

DEADLINE  JUNE 9TH AT 6 PM

 

Golf Captain

 

A mandate of the Board of Directors is to create the best possible playing conditions at Grande Meadows Golf Course and to continually enhance the golfing experience for all golfers.  To help achieve this goal the Board of Directors recommends creating the position of Golf Captain.  The role of the Golf Captain is to advise the Board of Directors and the General Manager on matters related to the running of the golf program.

 

Areas of responsibility:

·         Monitoring playing conditions on the course.

·         The rules of golf and golfing etiquette.

·         Tournaments.

·         Handicap system.

·         Member discipline.

Duties:

  • At least three (3) times per week the Golf Captain will traverse the course with the General Manager, noting the condition of the course and preparing recommendations for the Board of Directors.
  • Act as liaison between golfers and the Board of Directors and/or the General Manager on matters related to playing golf.
  • Attend meetings of the Tournament Committee and assist with the organization of tournaments.
  • Monitor the handicap recording system and deal with irregularities in accordance with policies set by the Board of Directors.
  • Attend meetings of the Operations Committee at the request of the Chairperson of the committee and advise the committee on course conditions which impact on the game.
  • Attend meetings of the Board of Directors at the request of the Board Chairperson.

Election:

  • The Golf Captain shall be elected by the members at each annual meeting of the association.

In the event that the position is not filled at that meeting one will be appointed by the board.


Wednesday, May 18 2016 - Tribute to Ray Warren

Ray Warren

1947 - 2016

 

Grande Meadows lost a true friend with the passing of Ray Warren on May 17. Besides being a founding member of Grande Meadows Ray was one of the driving forces behind getting a golf course on the Burin Peninsula. He worked behind the scenes for many years promoting the Burin Peninsula as a place that needed a golf course.

Once plans for the funding came in place, Ray was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of Grande Meadows for 3 years from 1994 - 1996. He was very proud of the golf course and promoted it whenever the opportunity came up. He was always ready to volunteer and help out in anyway that he could. For many years he served on the tournament committee and he loved playing in any type of little tournament.

That competitive spirit remained with him from his early days of playing soccer in Burin, through his days playing hockey and curling at the Marystown arena, playing Masters softball in Marystown and throughout his golfing career at Grande Meadows. But even the competitive spirit didn't affect the way he treated people. He was always supportive of others and was there with a smile and congratulations no matter who won.

Ray promoted tournament play at Grande Meadows and as such he would play every event if he was around. It didn't matter if it was stroke play, best ball, mixed alternate stroke or any other format – Ray loved the game of golf and he would play. In the 22 years that Grande Meadows has been opened Ray has probably played in as many tournaments as anybody.

If you were playing a game with Ray on a regular day, he always wanted to play a game whether it was skins, Bingo Bango Bongo, HiLow or something he would make up to make for a little competition. The games were never for a lot of money – maybe enough to buy a nip!

In the past few years in which Ray has battled his illness, it wouldn't be uncommon for Ray to come over to play Men's Night having finished a round of chemotherapy that same day. Often times he would come with Dorothy when he was too ill to play 9 holes but would take a pitching wedge and a putter, walk out on a hole or two and hit a few shots. He just loved the game of golf.

Grande Meadows has lost a true gentleman and the course won't be the same without him. Our heartfelt wishes and condolences go out to his wife Dorothy, children Erica, Heather and Linsey, his grandchildren Daniel and Abigayle as well as his extended family. I'm sure you all have many fond memories of Ray to get you through this difficult time. Rest assured that all the golfers at Grande Meadows have many fond memories of Ray and are very appreciative of his efforts on our behalf throughout the year.

Rest in peace, Raymond.   

Below are a few photos of Ray taken throughout the years. He has that same lovely smile on them all.

2005 Men's Invitational
L to R: Ches Cribb, George Bennett, Wayne Taylor, Ray

2006 Men's Invitational Winners Division B
L to R: Ray, Art Cluett, Hudson Stratton, Roger Marshall

2008 Men's Invitational
L to R: Dave Brenton, Ken Casey, Ray

2009 Men's Finale Best Ball Winners
L to R: Kevin Carvery, Barry Stacey, Albert Pike, Eric Ayers, Ray

2012 B Division Winner Club Championships
Ches Cribb, Jeremy Cribb, Glenn Price, Frank Hodder, Ray

2012 Grande Meadows Bally Haly Challenge
L to R: Charlie Loughlin, Frank Hodder, Barry Stacey, Ray

2012 Grande Meadows Bally Haly Challenge
L to R: Bernie Halloran, Ray, Kelly Potts

2012 Winners Mixed Alternate Shot

L to R: Eric Evans, Heather Drake, Betty Walsh, Ray Walsh, Dorothy Warren, Ray

2013 2 Person Best Ball Winners
L to R: Ray, Dorothy, Betty Walsh, Ray Walsh

2013 4 Person Best Ball
L to R: Ches Cribb, Ray, Barb Cribb, John Cribb

2013 Grande Meadows Bally Haly Challenge
L to R: Peter Coady, Ray

2013 Grande Meadows Bally Haly Challenge Team Photo with Carl Hill of Bally Haly in Front

2013 Men's Night Finale
L to R: Brent Clarke, Ray, Richard Kelly, Glen Price


2013 Winners Division 2 Burin Peninsula Open
L to R: Eric Ayers, Steve Douglas, Dick Hanrahan, Carl Brown, Peter Coady, Ray, Jason Cribb

2013 Winners Men's Night Finale
L to R: Charlie Loughlin, Pius Power, Ray


Monday, May 2 2016 - Interested In Becoming A Board Member for 2016


GRANDE MEADOWS

2016 MEMBERS

 

GRANDE MEADOWS GOLF COURSE IS LOOKING FOR ONE (1) BOARD MEMBER FOR 2016.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE CONTACT KIM.

CALL:     709-826-2601

OR

EMAIL:   grandemeadows@nf.aibm.com

DEADLINE MAY 9TH AT 6 PM
 

GRANDE MEADOWS 

2016 MEMBERS 

 

GRANDE MEADOWS GOLF COURSE

IS LOOKING FOR ONE (1) BOARD MEMBER

IF INTERESTED

PLEASE CALL KIM

AT 709-826-2601

OR EMAIL

GRANDEMEADOWS@NF.AIBN.COM

DEADLINE  MAY 9TH AT 6 PM

 

GRANDE MEADOWS 

2016 MEMBERS 

 

GRANDE MEADOWS GOLF COURSE

IS LOOKING FOR ONE (1) BOARD MEMBER

IF INTERESTED

PLEASE CALL KIM

AT 709-826-2601

OR EMAIL

GRANDEMEADOWS@NF.AIBN.COM

DEADLINE  MAY 9TH AT 6 PM

 

GRANDE MEADOWS 

2016 MEMBERS 

 

GRANDE MEADOWS GOLF COURSE

IS LOOKING FOR ONE (1) BOARD MEMBER

IF INTERESTED

PLEASE CALL KIM

AT 709-826-2601

OR EMAIL

GRANDEMEADOWS@NF.AIBN.COM

DEADLINE  MAY 9TH AT 6 PM

 

Monday, May 2 2016 - 19th Annual Men's Invitational

It’s hard to believe but in June, 2016 Grande Meadows will host its 19th Men’s Invitational Golf Tournament.

 

We plan to make this year’s tournament a very special event and it is our hope that as many former participants as we can accommodate will make a special effort to be in attendance. Our tournament dates are June 10th to 12th. Friday, June 10th will be reserved for an 18-hole practice round. The tournament will consist of two 18-hole rounds on Saturday June 11th and Sunday June 12th.

 

Players will be divided into three divisions based on handicap. There will be prizes for the top six in each division, both gross and net and each golfer will receive a gift at registration. As well, there will be draw prizes Saturday night. A steak dinner and good entertainment will be provided at the clubhouse Saturday.

 

Registration fee will be: $130 (incl. HST).

Registration deadline is: May 31, 2016.

 

Click here to download a printable registration form. Please complete the attached registration form and return with your registration fee to the address listed on the registration form.

 

Register early to avoid disappointment.

 

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you at our tournament.

 

Kim Baker

 

Kim Baker

Clubhouse Supervisor

 

 



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