October 2012 Newsletter

Tournament News

2012 Blind Draw Best 2 of 4 Better Ball

Sunday, October 21, 2012
Tee times starting at 10:00AM


Four-man teams, 18 holes of stroke play, with the total of the 2 best net scores of the partners to count as the team score on each hole. All players will use handicaps based on October 1st Current Index. All players will play from the green tee box. Scoring: Official scorecards will be issued at check-in. Stroke holes for each player will be marked with a dot. Two dots mean the player gets two strokes on that hole. Gross scores for each team member should be entered on the scorecard. The total of the 2 best net scores of the foursome is entered as the team score for each hole. The net score for each player is determined by subtracting the handicap stroke(s) for the hole from the gross score for the hole.

Reserve your spot today!

Tournament Results

2012 Club Championship

sponsored by:

Saturday, September 15 (Qualifier), 16, 22 & 23, 2012


Championship Flight

A Flight

B Flight

C Flight

Click here for complete results

Club Membership

Annual Membership Dues

Renewals for the 2013 season are now open and will close on December 7th 2012.

The renewal fee is $78. New member fee is $95.

Any renewals processed after the deadline will be subject to a new member fee. All past and new members may join at this time and play the remainder of the 2012 season and all of the 2013 season.

The Encinitas Ranch Men's Golf Club (ERMGC) is open to all applicants, 18 years of age and older. The $95 membership fee includes membership in the Southern California Golf Association (SCGA) and a handicap index. All applicants, NEW and RENEWALS, must fill out this online form completely every year and all application fees are valid for the entire 2012 calendar year.

Wednesday Sweeps

2012 Sweeps Low Gross Leaderboard

  • A Flight - "71" Larry Freeman (3/14/12), Flint Locke (8/22/12)
  • B Flight - "74" Gary Bader (9/5/12)
  • C Flight - "75" Rock Capabianco (5/23/12)

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

Recent Rulings

6-2a/4 Handicap Stroke Claimed After Hole Conceded

13-4/17 Loose Impediment Removed from Water Hazard; Player Then Decides Not to Play from Hazard

A player whose ball was in a water hazard removed a loose impediment from the hazard. He then decided not to play from the hazard. He proceeded under Rule 26-1. Was the player absolved from the penalty incurred under Rule 13-4 for removing the loose impediment in view of the fact that he subsequently invoked Rule 26-1 and did not play his ball from the hazard?