Men's 2021 Wednesday and Thursday Night League

7 Apr

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It’s that time of the year! Grab your playing partner and take on the rest of the field in the Wednesday Night Handicap League (WNL) or the Thursday Night Scratch League (TNL). WNL is split into White Tee and Green Tee Divisions. Please make sure you select which tees you and your partner are playing from. The registration form will need to have two players confirmed and the tees selected.

TNL will have a White Tee and a Blue Tee Division. Taking the lowest 28 teams we will then split the league down the middle using the total team handicap indexes. The lowest 14 teams will play from the blues and the remainder will play from the whites. The teams that are pushed out can still participate in WNL. Please confirm two players when registering for the TNL.

Wednesday Night League Registration Link:
http://www.golfgenius.com/ggid/frbbtu/register

Thursday Night League Registration Link:
http://www.golfgenius.com/ggid/cgnumc/register

The rules and point system explanation will come out closer to the league start date.

ALL TEAMS MUST REGISTER VIA THE LINKS PROVIDED, VERBALLY ANNOUNCING TO A STAFF MEMBER WON’T GUARANTEE YOU A POSITION.

Thank You!

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MGC Opening Day Tournament 2021

25 Mar

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Saturday, April 17th

MGC Opening Day “Double Trouble Scramble”

All Men with a Bon Air USGA handicap are eligible. If you don’t have an established handicap, please contact the pro shop for assistance. Details are in the flyer below.

Please follow this link for registration: http://www.golfgenius.com/ggid/uwbpwv/register

All registrations must be made through the on-line portal. If you need help understanding how the portal works please contact the pro shop. Sign Up individually and the computer will randomly make even teams.

We are very excited for the 2021 Golf Season and we look forward to spending warm summer days with all of you.

Thank You!

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Friday Night Couples Golf League 2021

25 Mar

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Friday Night Couples Spring Training

Friday Night Couples Golf League will officially start on Friday, May 7th. Until then we need to get you all out there and begin to prepare for the season. The exhibition dates will be April 16th, 23rd and 30th. Conditioning will include: Some catching up with your golfing companions, meeting new prospects and showing them the ropes, introducing the coaches and managers.

Hope to see you all there!!!

Not Familiar with Friday Night Couples?

Friday Night Couples (FNC) is a group of great people that love the country club comraderies and have a passion for golf. The group plays 9 holes almost every Friday night throughout the season. Fun, enjoyable golfing formats are always the goal and paves the road for a perfect golf setting between couples of Bon Air. No need to worry if you don’t have a partner during any of the nights, you will certainly have someone to team up with. All couples are invited, no handicap is too high and no skills are required. The only rule is to have FUN!

Ring Leader: Tom Hoffman
Day: Friday
Time: Tee off at 6:00 pm — Register (In front of the pro shop) by 5:45 pm
Food: Stick around after golf and enjoy something from the Bon Air Snack-bar
Beverages: We will have the beverage cart rolling around to fulfill those needs

Green and Grounds Update March 22nd 2021

22 Mar

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Bon Air Members:

As we finally exit the snowy winter that has kept us off the course, the Green & Grounds committee, along with Superintendent Doug Hall and Head Pro Travis Contres, have been busy working on the next improvements to Bon Air. Here’s a summary of what’s in the planning stages.

As previously announced, aeration of the greens is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, the 29th and 30th of March. The course will be closed both days to permit this vitally important maintenance to be completed efficiently. Taking advantage of the closure, the Green & Grounds committee will sponsor a Spring Work Party on the 29th starting at 8:00 am. The plan is for cleaning and mulching of gardens on the course and other “light duty” activities. If you can support this effort, please plan to meet in front of the clubhouse around 7:45 am so we can get assignments and start at 8:00 am. If participating, please bring gloves, rakes, etc. that you can use during the effort as the club owned tools will be limited.

For those of us who have been at Bon Air for a number of years, it doesn’t seem like its been that long since our irrigation system was installed. Well, it’s getting close to 15 years and time to start looking at upgrades. During February, we met with representatives from Hunter, Toro and Rain Bird to learn about their current Irrigation System capabilities. After gathering their capabilities, reviewing their proposals and defining our needs, we down selected to Rain Bird to replace the control system computer/software and the satellite pedestals (green pedestals scattered across the course). The Board has approved the procurement of this equipment and we look forward to having it in place for the summer watering season. The committee will continue the planning efforts to upgrade additional sections of the system in the coming years.

During the annual meeting it was announced that there were plans to strip, level and sod the range. This effort has also been approved by the Board. At this time, Doug is coordinating the work with outside firms. Details of the schedule will be communicated once the work is on contract.

Another subject of interest to many is the mowing patterns of the fairways. For the 2021 season, a 1st Cut will be added to the fairways. At this time, we are not planning to alter the widths of the fairways, we’ll just be adding the 1st Cut. Altering the current fairway widths will be part of a longer-term review of the course.

Thank You,

Jack Rowe, G&G Chairperson