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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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USGA Expert Tours North Course

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Due to concerns expressed by RCSC Cardholders about the conditions on the North Golf Course, Director of Golf Brian Duthu toured the course with United States Golf Association agronomist Brian Whitlark to assess the condition of the greens. Whitlark has made the following observations about the North Course which we would like […]

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RCSC Announces Trial to Revise Tee Time Booking Process

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RCSC has recently begun an initial trial of tee time booking changes with the end-goal of eliminating the in-person draw for the golfing residents it serves. One of the most common complaints of RCSC golfers is the in-person draw, which requires golfers to be at a golf course no later than 6:45a.m. […]

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Free golf clinics in March at Lakes West

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sun City residents and their guests are invited to participate in free golf clinics offered every Saturday this month at Lakes West Golf Course. Each clinic begins at 9:30am. Led each week by Sun City resident PGA and LPGA golf professionals, these clinics can help you – whether you’re looking to improve […]

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Director of Golf Report – November 2014

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Rounds played in October were at the second highest level since 2008, with 23,079 rounds played. Rounds played year-to-date are at the third highest level since 2008, with 260,878 rounds played. Year to date only 5% of the rounds played on RCSC courses were public players. On November 30, Riverview […]

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Director of Golf Report – October 2014

by Brian Duthu  Pro Shops The North Course reopened on October 18 following the renovation. In the first 5 days of being reopened, 1,270 rounds were played, an average of 254 rounds per day. Response from golfers has been overwhelmingly positive, from the first tee to the 19th hole. We thank everyone in RCSC for […]

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