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AGM Update

Grande Meadows held its 2021 AGM on March 31. It was attended by over 25 members who heard reports from all committees chairpersons as well as Chairperson Keith Howse. Reports showed that even though we lost some money during the 2020 season due mostly to the Covid-19 pandemic there was an increase in the number of people who played golf at Grande Meadows last year. This bodes well for the future.

Membership Dues

Letters should go out to last year’s membership in the near future soliciting your participation for the 2021 golf season. The Board of Directors is asking that members pay up the membership fees before the end of April in the hope that it will allow us to take advantage of some government funding. As an incentive for those who sign up before April 30 there will be a pass for 10 free starter buckets of range balls as well as a $10.00 Mulligan’s Restaurant gift certificate. We look forward to your continued support.

NOTE:
If you were a member last year and haven’t received your membership renewal letter from Grande Meadows please contact Kim via email at grandemeadows@nf.aibn.com.

Course & Clubhouse Opening

The budget for the 2021 season presented and passed by membership at the recent AGM is for an opening date of May 17. An early opening will mean an extra cost for workers that isn’t budgeted for and will result in further losses for the course. With that in mind there has been some discussion to opening the course early. So we are soliciting members feedback to see if they are willing to pay a nominal fee to play golf for days prior to the May 17. Please pass along your thoughts to Chairperson Keith Howse at keith.howse@persona.ca, Bill Lee at wleegm@yahoo.com or Grande Meadows at grandemeadows@nf.aibn.com.


Click here for the Covid-19 Guidelines for golf courses.

Grande Meadows Committee Chairpersons for 2021

At a recent Board meeting the following committee Chairpersons were elected or appointed for the 2021 golf season.

CommitteeChairperson
Chairperson – Board of Directors Keith Howse
Vice-ChairpersonClayton Welsh
Finance CommitteeBarry Stacey
Operations & ClubhouseKeith Howse
Human ResourcesJeannette Lundrigan
Tournament Golf/RulesClayton Welsh
Marketing/PRStan McCarthy
Junior Golf/Future LinksJohn Bugden
Golf CaptainMike Russell

Golf Newfoundland Provincial Golf Championships

Golf Newfoundland will open registration for various provincial golf championships on May 2. You can check out information on the various tournaments and host courses by clicking the link below.

Golf Newfoundland Provincial Golf Championships

Free Membership Promotion 2020 Winner
 

Julia Norris who is now living in Marystown and working at Greig Seafood was the winner of the free 2021 membership promotion held at Grande Meadows during the 2020 golf season. We look forward to seeing Julia at the course and we do hope she will enjoy her 2021 membership.

From the fishing boat to the golf course!!

All the best and stay safe.

Cheers

Barry

Post Author: William Short