June 2012 Newsletter

Tournament News

2012 SCGA Better Ball

Sunday, June 10, 2012
Tee Times starting at 10:00AM

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Two-man teams, 18 holes of stroke play, with the better net score of the partners to count as the team score on each hole. All flights will use handicaps based on June Current Index. The maximum allowable handicap differential between partners is five strokes. If the higher handicap of partners is more than five strokes greater than the lower handicap, the higher handicap will be reduced. The team with the best NET score total from the BLUE TEES will have the opportunity to represent ERMGC in the SCGA 4-Ball Tournament Qualifier in August.

Reserve your spot today!

Tournament Results

2012 Poinsettia Cup

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Championship Flight

  1. "147" Greg Jacobs
  2. "148" Bret Farnum
  3. "150" Ken Merscheim

Longest Drive: Bret Farnum | Doug White
Closest to the Hole: Ken Merscheim | Bret Farnum

A Flight

  1. "137" David Barker
  2. "137" Alan Bretschneider
  3. "144" Bob Burke

Longest Drive: Dale Kelly-Cochrane | John Gothard
Closest to the Hole: Mike Forslund | David Barker

B Flight

  1. "129" Ray Nosse
  2. "138" Ron Peterson
  3. "141" Eric Bader
  4. "141" John Georgeson

Longest Drive: Dick Beckman | Mack Benjamin
Closest to the Hole: Ray Nosse | John Georgeson

C Flight

  1. "127" Rich Busby
  2. "130" William Gladstone
  3. "134" Kevin Murphy

Longest Drive: David Benjamin | Jim Tindaro
Closest to the Hole: Bob Scefonas | William Gladstone

Click here for complete results

Wednesday Sweeps

2012 Sweeps Low Gross Leaderboard

  • A Flight - "71" Larry Freeman (3/14/12)
  • B Flight - "76" Gary Bader (1/11/12)
  • C Flight - "75" Rock Capabianco

Wednesday Play for ERMGC Members

If you want friendly golf competition and have a chance to earn gift certificates to purchase items from the Golf Shop, sign up for a tee time between 7:00 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Wednesdays. You may sign up as a single, with a friend, or a group of four. All sign-ups must be members of the Men’s Club. All participants pay an entry fee of $5. Each participant signs up for his appropriate flight and tee.

Every golfer can win a gift certificate redeemable at the pro shop for placing in their flight.
In addition, every player has an opportunity to win a $10 gift certificate for being closest to the hole, or having the long drive in their flight.

Also, on the first Wednesday of each month you have an opportunity to place a wager in our "Beat the Pro" contest. Whatever amount you wager, if your net score beats the pro you will get a gift certificate equal to double your wager. If your net score ties or loses to the pro, you still get a certificate equal to the amount you have wagered. You can’t lose!

The following are flight parameters for tee assignments:

Flight Tees Index Score
Championship Blue N/A Gross
A Net Blue 10.0 and lower Net
B Net Green 10.1 to 15.0 Net
C Net White 15.1 and higher Net

Visit our website for additional information on ERMGC Wednesday Play. www.ermgc.org

Hope to see you on Wednesdays. Support your Men's Club and hone your golf skills through friendly competition.

Rich Busby – Wednesday Play Chairman

Club Membership

Are you interested in playing competitive golf?

The Board of the Encinitas Ranch Men’s Golf Club is pleased to announce that you can join the Men’s Club for $75.00 for the rest of the 2012 season. By getting your application in early there is still time to get the required two tournament rounds in to be able to participate in the Club Championship in September.

Please take the time to think about joining and enjoy the comradeship of tournament play.

Click here to sign up today as this offer is only valid from April 1st to June 30th, 2012.

The Board Members of Encinitas Ranch

New Members

Please join us in welcoming the following new and returning members to the Club:

  • Steve Bruning
  • Ted King
  • Joe Lilledahl
  • David Jaffe
  • Bob Burke
  • Mike Russell
  • Mike Turner
  • Matt Wilkinson

Recent Rulings

8-1/2 Exchanging Distance Information

Information regarding the distance between two objects is public information and not advice. It is therefore permissible for players to exchange information relating to the distance between two objects. For example, a player may ask anyone, including his opponent, fellow-competitor or either of their caddies, the distance between his ball and the hole. (Revised)