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Newsletter - August 2009

Meeting, August 5th

Attendees: D. Heller, D. Kash, R. Litwin, F. Mahal, B. Pajcic, F. Prencavage, T. Zemo

Topics:

* Finance Report submitted by L. Heller, no issues reported

* We voted to swith Alex's Lemonade donation for 2009 to benefit a Heller Family Relative

-> Maks Zielanski (2 yrs old) was diagnosed with "Stage 4 neuroblastoma, which is a childhood cancer"

* Victory Golf Pass - > D. Kash & D. Heller will review the possibility of switching to "Tee Times" for 2010

* Website -> T. Zemo is reviewing switching the domain name carrier to reduce cost & increase quality

* Trophies

-> Single & Match Play will be kept for one year and then returned. All former winners names will be engraved

-> Member/Member will keep their trophies

-> Trophies were on display at the meeting

* Outing Yardage

-> 2009 Rule is closest Tee box to 6,300 yards

-> B. Pajcic will review courses played and offer suggestions for 2010 (Yardage vs. Slope Rating)

-> Club understands this is "Very Important to Members" and is trying to come up with a reasonable policy

-> Please forward any suggestions to Bruce Pajcic

Next General Meeting (To be Determined)

-> All members are welcome !

-> Meetings are at the Irish Rover Tavern, Pendel, PA

Executive Board Members (2009)

* Chairman of the Board

- Doug Heller

* Treasurer

- Lester Heller

* Recording Secretary

- Frank Prencavage

* Handicap Chairman

- John Coombs

* Web Master

- Tim Zemo

* Competition Chairman

- Ray Litwin

* Outing Coordinator

- Doug Heller

Membership Information (2009)

* Current membership = 24

* Dues were reduced from $85 to $55

* If you did not receive your refund, please contact: Lester Heller (Treasurer) , 167 Floral Dr., Morrisville, Pa. 19067

NGA Outing Schedule (2009)

* Saturday, Aug 22nd, Island Green, PA (Singles Championship, including Buffet & Cash Bar)

* Sunday, Aug 30th, Odessa National GC, DE

* Sunday, Sep 6th, Inniscrone Golf Club, Avondale, PA

* Sunday, Sep 13th, Chisel Creek Golf Club, Landenberg, PA (Match Play Semi Finals)

-> A Bracket = Jeff Brendlinger vs. Doug Heller

-> B Bracket = Frank Mahal vs. Joe Dunphy

* Sunday, Sep 20th, Ryder Cup Invitational, Location To Be Determined

* Sunday, Sep 27th, Town & Country, Woodstown, NJ

* Tuesday, Oct 6th, Scotland Run Golf Club, Williamstown, NJ

* Sunday, Oct 11th, McCullough's Emerald Links, NJ (Match Play Finals)

* Sunday, Oct 25th, Reading CC, Reading, PA

* Sunday, Nov 1st, Golf Course at Glen Mills, Glen Mills, PA

* Sunday, Nov 15th, Heron Glen Golf Club, Ringoes, NJ

* As of Aug 9th, we have held 14 Outings

* Average attendance is around 5.4 members, Lowest = 3, Highest = 10

* Remember, Guests are always welcome and can participate in the closest to the pin competitions

Membership News

* Singles Championship

-> Buffet will be free to members. Exec Board voted to fund this via the 3rd Hole-In-One Fund

-> As of Aug 9th we have 14 players scheduled

* Member/Member Team Champions for 2009: Mike Lagomarsino & Joe Dunphy (Congratulations !)

* Ryder Cup Results as of: White Clay Creek (08/05/2009)

-> Period is from April 1st to August 25th

-> Eight members will compete: Top six + Captain + Captain's Pick

-> D Heller (345), D Kash (335), J Dunphy (305), F Mahal (260), R Litwin (185), J Coombs (145), S Keys (120,

-> J Brendlinger (110), J Margicin (80), H Taylor (80)

* Alex's Lemonade = $67 to date for 2009

-> The club received a very nice letter from Alex's lemonade for our 2008 contribution of $xxx

* Old Clubs Collection

-> Please bring any of your old clubs to any outing

-> Proceeds will be used for: ???

* Trophies

-> Exec Board voted to reduce the number of trophies

-> Trophies or Plaques will be given to the winners to hold for one year

-> Trophies or Plaques will include the names of past champions

Written by: Frank Prencavage

next Newsletter is scheduled for October 2009

Email me @ prencavaf3@comcast.net