August 15, 2010 Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island
Volume 3, Issue 8
Summer Camp 2010 Summer Camp 2010
Summer Camp 2009
Pro Shop 843-524-0300
GRILL & PUB 843-524-4653
From the Pro’s Desk...by Joe Matheny
Inside this issue:
Hello Members, Don't forget we have a guest day on
From the Pro’s Desk 1 By the time most of you receive this the 29th of August. You may bring up
newsletter your children will be back to three guests for only a cart fee. In
Member’s Notes 2 in school. And, with the children September the guest day will be
Tennis Anyone??? 2 going back to school it's time to look Sunday, September 12th.
Pool News 1 at the fall golf schedule. On October 23rd & 24th will be host-
Maintenance Updates 2 The Jim Law Memorial Golf Tourna- ing our 1st annual Sanctuary Golf
ment will be held August 21st & Club Two Man Better Ball
Sanctuary Golf Club 22nd. The Entry fee for Members is Tournament. This tournament is a
Upcoming Events $70.00 and $120.00 for non-members. gross event and teams will be flighted
We have entry forms in the Pro Shop. after the first day of play. The
Jim Law Memorial Golf
If you need more info please call the tournament will be open to members
Tournament shop or email Michael Millwood at and non-members alike. Entry fee for
August 21 & 22nd firstname.lastname@example.org. non-members will be $150.00. Entry
The Friday Night Couples Tourna- fee for all Full golfing members will
Call the Pro Shop for be $90.00. Your fee will include green
Information ment is scheduled for August 27th.
Please call the golf shop to sign up. fees and cart fees both days, plus
We will begin play with a shotgun range balls before play each day.
August 29th start at 5:30pm. Also included is a lunch on
Sunday. We will have entry forms for
Member Guest Day - The Men's and Ladies Club Champi- the tournament available in the Pro
Bring up to 3 guests for a onships will be played on different Shop starting September 1st.
cart fee ONLY! dates in September. The Men's will be
played on September 25th & 26th, So get out and play some golf and
and the Ladies will play on the 29th & we"ll see ya on the links.
September 12th 30th. We will have sign-up sheets .
available in the golf shop the first
Member Guest Day - Joe Matheny
week of September.
Bring up to 3 guests for a
cart fee ONLY! Pool News by...Rick Grant Jr.
Dear Members, endured the heat for the last month
September 25th & 26th Can you believe that the sum- or so, and have remained positive and
Men’s Club mer is nearly over and the kids are attentive. The staff appreciates those
Championship going back to school!?! Don’t worry of you who have expressed your
though, the pool will still be open for thanks for their service. I would like
you to keep cool through the end of to thank our resident pool expert
September 29th & 30th September. We will keep the Spring- Dave Becker for keeping the pools
Ladies Club house pool complex open full time clean and well maintained throughout
Championship through Sunday, September 12th. the pool season.
Then we will go to weekends only Lastly, I would also like to
(Friday, Saturday, and Sunday), from thank all of the members for support-
End of Season 11am -7pm, for the two remaining ing the club, and really using and en-
Pool Party weekends of the month. So please joying all of our facilities at the Sanc-
continue to enjoy our lovely pool tuary. Without you, there would not
Friday September 17th
complex. be a club. As you know this is a fam-
5:00pm - 7:00pm The pool staff has very much ily business, and I consider you all as
Happy Hour Drink enjoyed seeing and serving all of you part of our little family. So again,
Specials throughout the summer, and I believe thank you.
& Hors d’oeuvres that most, if not all of staff will return Sincerely, Rick Grant Jr.
to the Sanctuary next year. They have
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Tennis Anyone...by Jill Wilson
It has been a busy summer on the getting ready to go back to school; Gracie Gecy works on her fore-
Sanctuary tennis courts, in spite of it is time to start planning their fall hand (below).
the extremely hot temperatures. sports activities. Warren and I
Our second year of combined would like to encourage your chil-
summer camps for kids has been a dren to get back on the court. Fall
big success. We met a lot of new tennis lessons will begin in
children who show much promise September. We have group lessons
as future tennis players. Even the as well as private lessons. Give us
little ones enjoyed swinging their a call to set a date to continue this
rackets at the “fuzzy yellow balls”.
We divided the kids into age
groups which worked very well.
The 4 to 5 year olds enjoyed learn-
ing how to properly grip their
racket and to execute the three ba-
sic components of the swing. The
6 and 7 year olds continued to
show progress from previous les-
sons while the older kids are actu-
ally starting to learn that hitting the
ball inside the tennis court is a
GOOD thing! Introducing chil- Campers practice Tennis Drills Cooling off with instructor Julie
dren to the joy of tennis is truly an like hand-eye coordination dur- Allen during 3rd session
honor. ing the first session of 2010 For tennis lessons, call Jill at
Now that summer is starting to Summer Camp 263-5032 or Warren at 441-0871.
wind down and children are
Members Notes...by Peggy Hopkins
Dear Members, we can enjoy the spoils of summer receiving our emails regarding our
Ok, one more day of 90 PLUS well in to the Fall. With that, please events or specials please email your
degree temperatures AND heat check the calendar and Rick’s arti- address to:
indices in the 100 - 120 range and I cle on page 1 in regards to the pool email@example.com.
am going to pass out. Not to hours for the month of September. We don’t want anyone to miss out
mention that I have frightened On Friday September 17th from on all of the happenings at the
many people; especially the young 5:00pm - 7:00pm we will have an club, so if you know someone who
ones, with my crazy mass of frizzy “End of The Season” pool party. is not receiving our emails, please
hair! Not pretty. So, I for one am Hors d’oeuvres will be served and have them contact me.
looking forward to the slightly we will have happy hour drink Have a great remainder of the
cooler weather and pleasant nights prices. More details will follow via summer!
that September usually brings. We email closer to the event.
are so lucky to live in a place where As a reminder, if you are not
From the Superintendent’s Desk...by Chris Garrett
Dear Members, pests typically come out during the September fast approaches I (as I
On August 2nd, 3rd and 4th the warmer months and most often am sure all of you are as well) am
golf course was closed so that the around the middle to the end of looking forward to some much
maintenance staff could aerate the August. Mole Crickets are a sub- needed cooler weather! We could
greens. We appreciate your surface pest that feeds on the root all use a break from this oppressive
patience during this project and are system of the grass. Army Worms heat and humidity.
happy to see that the greens are on the other hand, are a surface
coming along nicely. pest which feed on the grass blade Sincerely,
This month, along with our regular itself. Army Worms are capable of
Chris Garrett GCS
maintenance and the aeration, we destroying several acres overnight
have been fighting both mole if not caught in time.
crickets and army worms. These As summer draws to a close and