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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – November 2016

By Brian Duthu Pro Shops We will be hosting a “Beat-the-Pros” tournament on Thursday, December 8th at Willowcreek Golf Course. This event is held in conjunction with other RCSC Management Team sponsored events that are held throughout the year and raises funds for our annual chosen charity. This year’s chosen charity is the Sun City […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – October 2016

Pro Shops We will be hosting a Beat-the-Pros on Thursday, December 8 at Willowcreek Golf Course. This event is held in conjunction with other RCSC events throughout the year to raise funds for the RCSC Management Team annual chosen charity. This year the chosen charity is the Sun City Foundation. The Sun City Foundation supports […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – September 2016

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops We will be hosting a Beat-the-Pros Tournament on Thursday, December 8 at Willowcreek Golf Course. This event is held in conjunction with other RCSC events throughout the year that raise funds for our annual chosen charity. This year the chosen charity is the Sun City Foundation. The Sun City Foundation […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – August 2016

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds for July fell behind prior year, both for the Month and year-to-date; however, total revenue remains well ahead of prior year and budget. For the month of August, 95% of rounds played were played by residents and their guests, which is only slightly under the year-to-date average. We […]

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Revised Overseed Schedule Announced

RCSC Cardholders/Golfers are advised that we are revising the overseed schedule for this fall as noted below. This change will increase the chances of obtaining a more favorable weather window for overseeding. Our USGA Agronomist, Brian Whitlark, recommended moving the window for all courses into the middle of October. He further recommended that all eight courses […]

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Letter to Golfers – Summer 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE I am again writing to our golfing community regarding the numerous complaints we are receiving regarding golf course conditions.  In 2012, I wrote a similar letter, during this same time of year, regarding the complaints we were receiving.  This letter will cover many of the same topics and specifically the substandard conditions […]

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Patriot Golf Day at Lakes West – September 2

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Recreation Centers of Sun City, Inc. is proud to invite West Valley golfers to participate in our Patriot Golf Day Fundraiser to be held on Friday, September 2 at the Lakes West Golf Course benefitting the Folds of Honor Foundation. The 10th annual Patriot Golf Day, jointly sponsored by the PGA […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – July 2016

Pro Shops Once again this year we will be participating in Patriot Golf Day. Patriot Golf Day was organized, with the help of PGA of America, to raise funds for the Folds of Honor Foundation. The money raised is used to fund scholarships for spouses and children of military service men and women killed or […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – June 2016

Pro Shops Total rounds for May were flat compared to prior year; however, revenue did increase. The percentage of public play year-to-date has increased slightly from prior year; year-to-date public play represents 5.7% of total rounds played. For the year 173,353 rounds have been played on our courses. With longer daylight hours, this is the […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – May 2016

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops For the first time this year we failed to meet our budgeted goals, with total revenue missing budget by $12,409. While all categories failed to meet budgeted goals Daily Surcharge play and Public Play exceeded budgeted goals. Revenue heads into the summer months $153,681 ahead of budget and $260,366 ahead […]

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