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Director of Golf Report – January 2016

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Despite fewer total rounds played vs. prior year, total revenue for December exceeded budget and exceeded prior year. All of the major categories (Green Fee/Cart Fee, Merchandise and Driving Range) exceeded budget. On February 11, Lakes East/Lakes West will be hosting the 8th annual Teal Ribbon Tournament. The event is […]

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Director of Golf Report – December 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Slightly cooler temperatures and a later start to over-seed resulted in a revenue deficit to budget. On a bright note, merchandise sales did exceed budgeted goals, and we thank you. We have several items at Riverview that would make great Christmas gifts, including a Golf Buddy Laser Range Finder or […]

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Director of Golf Report – November 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops We will be hosting a Beat-the-Pros Tournament on December 10 at Riverview Golf Course, which will celebrate the renovation. Hosting the event in December provides the opportunity for our Winter guests to participate and ties into our fundraising efforts for our chosen Winter Celebration Charity. This year the chosen charity […]

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Director of Golf Report – October 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops We will be hosting a Beat-the-Pros on December 10 at Riverview Golf Course, which will celebrate the renovation. Hosting the event in December provides the opportunity for our Winter guests to participate and ties into our fundraising efforts for our chosen Winter Celebration Charity. This year the chosen charity is […]

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Director of Golf Report – September 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops We will be hosting a Beat-the-Pros event on December 10th at Riverview Golf Course, which will celebrate the renovation. Hosting the event in December provides the opportunity for our winter members and guests to participate and ties into our fundraising efforts for our chosen Winter Celebration Charity. This year the […]

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Director of Golf Report – August 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds are still behind prior year YTD, however July rounds increased from prior year. Total rounds played in July exceeded 14,000, the first time they have done so since 2012. For the month 94% of rounds played were played by residents and their guests, which is only slightly under […]

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Patriot Golf Day at Willowcreek on September 4

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 4 at the Willowcreek Golf Course benefitting the Folds of Honor Foundation. The 9th annual Patriot Golf Day, jointly sponsored by the PGA of […]

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Director of Golf Report – July 2015

by Brian Duthu 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 […]

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Director of Golf Report – June 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds for May were down slightly from prior year, however revenue did increase. The percentage of public play year-to-date is consistent with recent trends, with less than 5% of total rounds played by public players. For the year 172,057 rounds have been played on our courses. With longer daylight […]

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Director of Golf Report – May 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total revenue for April exceeded both budget and prior year, despite a sharp decline in public play. For the year we are $28,000 behind budget and $69,000 behind prior year. Get Golf Ready classes proved to be popular this year and were well attended. From November through May 108 students […]

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