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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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Director of Golf Report – September 2014

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Year to date rounds remain ahead of prior year and are at the second highest level since 2010. Six out of eight months this year have exceeded prior year rounds played. We will be hosting a Pro-Am on December 11th at the North Course, which will celebrate it’s renovation. This […]

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Patriot Golf Day at Willowcreek on August 29

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, August 29, 2014 at the Willowcreek Golf Course benefitting the Folds of Honor Foundation. The 8th annual Patriot Golf Day, jointly sponsored by the PGA of America […]

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Moonlight Madness Tournament Winners

This sold out tournament was held on Saturday, April 19, 2014. Winners of the tournament are as follows: 1st Flight 1st – Terry and Sandra Kragelj – 29 – $25.00 each 2nd – Bob Feeken and Steven Williams – 30 – $13.50 each 2nd Flight 1st – Bob and Maxine Brandolini – 29 – $25.00 […]

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Opening of Lakes West delayed by one week

Attention Golfers: We have made the decision to delay the opening of Lakes West by one week, though the project was completed on time.  The timeline for overseeding was aggressive, the aggressiveness was necessary to ensure normal course conditions for the Pink Ribbon events being held at Willowcreek, North and Quail, the first part of […]

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