FORE!!!!!! ! This seems like the longest winter by far. It is unusual that we didn’t get any mid- winter thaw- lets hope it gets it out of its system and we have a great weather year!! The clubhouse is now open so feel free to stop in for coffee or an ice cold beer!! Casolwood has a very full schedule of events this year for members, couples and ladies. To keep you updated we will again send out weekly e-mails—so if you are not on the current list please send us your e-mail address to Rtcrquick2@aol.com . TENTATIVE 2009 CASOLWOOD EVENT SCHEDULE April 26-Irv’s Triple Crown May June 3- Maverick Open 6-Women’s Effort (12pm shotgun) 10-Mothers Day 13-Boxing Hall of Fame 23- Over the Hill Gang 21- Fathers Day 17- Member-Member 17- Senior Club Championship (wed) 24- Couples Event 24-27- *Beverage Tasting (league nite) *16-RLQ Memorial July 9th-12th Men’s Member/guest 18- Wetzler Open 24- Kids play free day 25-CNY Bus Sales August September 1st-Ladies Member-Guest 3- Tavern Keepers Open 15-Couples Member-Guest 6 & 7- Club Championship 16- Volunteer appreciation Day 6-Monday nite end of year 30- Friday Nite end of year 13- Wilcox Bloody Mary Open 19- Casolwood Couples Scramble **Mother & Fathers Day are open golf with golf special for the day!! ALSO—we plan on having a couples version of big break, $$ for scholarship event in memory of our Dad on May 16th, 9 & dine and a 9 & wine night, outside band night along with a dinner theatre night. CASOLWOOD WEBSITE is up and running at www.casolwoodgc.com stop in and check out event schedule, pricing, special promotions, etc. Any groups, Charities, CLAMBAKES, Organizations or Families interested in outings, banquets, corporate or civil meetings, birthdays or reunions please call for date availability & pricing. Phone 697-9164 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org CASOLWOOD G.C. 2009 PLANS This will be our 23rd season and we have many plans to continue improving Casolwood’s facilities. 1) Fix parking lot lake- for real this time!!! 2) Add cart path material as needed to 1,5,10,17 3) Pave more of parking lot 4) Replace stockade fence behind 16 green 5) Sod #1 & 2 tee’s 6) Continue to add tree’s around course 7) New corral fence to park carts 8) Replace roofing shingles on outside patio 9) New restaurant menu items 10) Add sprayer, greens mower & top dresser for course improvements 2008/2009 Completed projects and improvements 1) Paved cart paths on 7,15,16 & maintenance area 2) Started to re-pave parking lot 3) New storage shed 4) Painted inside of clubhouse 5) New flooring behind bar & kitchen area 6) Restrooms-new lights, borders & paint 7) New carpet in front foyer and restroom hallway 8) Fixed outside entrance and wet carpet problem(we hope) 9) Security camera’s installed 10) New curtains, blinds & table cloths-downstairs 11) Purchased new Buffalo turbine blower 12) Acquired 2nd high speed fairway mower 13) Replaced T 1-11 outside pit and clam cove area 14) Removed trees around #16 green 15) New drainage to #8 green(only took 22 years) 16) Opened new practice putting green 17) Deep tine aerification on all greens last September Special thanks to all who helped with these projects- Frank Mutz, Tammy Quick, Mark Galton All pruning around course courtesy of Mark Galton- Thanks Winter snowplowing courtesy of Mike Villari- Thanks Last year was the most work done to continue improving Casolwood G.C. - as always we will continue to upgrade Casolwood’s facility and my deepest thanks to all the volunteers who have helped with these projects. Weather permitting we are asking for help with spring clean-up the 28th of March- bring your own rake- we will supply beer/soda & pizza after. Tee times for members & public will be the same on weekends from 6am to 11am. Weekly e-mails will be sent listing upcoming events and tee time availability. All members and public can call 697-9164 to reserve times. Pro shop is fully stocked with new logo wind shirts, vests, golf shirts and hats. Many New colors, sizes & styles to select from. Golf Balls (logo & not), gloves and tees are also available. 2009 LEAGUES Our leagues are forming for 2009 season- so if you’re interested contact the league officers or contact us in the pro shop at 697-9164. The available leagues are: Men’s- Monday & Friday night Ladies- Tuesday & Thursday mornings Seniors Wednesday morning Ladies- Wednesday Evening Couples-Tuesday & Thursday (PM) 2009 MEMBERSHIP RATES: 12/30-2009 Single $475 Couples $700 Child(<18) $200 Family $800 Each membership includes unlimited play- 7 days a week, league golf fees are included, discounts on most casolwood events, eligible for club championship, member/guest- member/member, Ryder cup etc Reciprocals with Northern Pines, Willowbrook(Cortland), Wanoa, Braningham, The Pines, The Elms, Glennwood G.C., Orchard Vali(Lafayette), Alder Creek, Pine Hills, Streamside C.C.(Pulaski) ,Riverside & Crystal Springs, Oriskany Hills and Elm Tree 2008 Tournament winners Men’s club champion-Dave Bacon Men’s Senior club champion- 1st place scratch: Don Stich 1st place handicap flight Paul Schilling1st place Super senior’s scratch: Doug Verzole 1st place handicap-Chuck Soper 1st place Ladies senior club champion scratch- Natalie Gustafson 1st place ladies senior club champion handicap: Mary Boyce 1st place Ladies super senior club champion scratch- Virginia Mariano 1st place super senior ladies club champion handicap: Deloris Chapman SUPER-SUPER SENIOR- Jo Cianfa Men’s Member/Guest winners- 2008: Championship flight: R.Quick/Hartough 1st flight: Robinson/Barron 2nd flight: Kohles/Liebl 3rd flight: Kimball/Plourde 4th flight: Mitchell/Mitchell 5th fight: Wilkinson/Wilkinson 6th flight: Cashel/Curtis Congrats to all- Let’s see how 2008 stacks up!!! 2008 Hole in One’s - Brandon Button #11, Irene Nelson #11, Bob Frink #16, Barb Case #14, Frank Mutz #3,Gary Carey#11 ***Amazing odds here- back to back swings on #3 Donnie Raymond & Fred Meyers Jr- 12,000,000 to 1 . ***FOR JUNIORS: Junior clinic will be July 20-23th limited to 20 ages 7-13 KIDS PLAY FREE DAY- July 24th must be with an adult- Sponsored by PLAY golf America- PGA Also – beginner group lessons will be held this year on Wednesday evenings- details to follow. . *********************************************************************** Plans for 2009 are in full gear- Lets PLAY GOLF!!!! Casolwood G.C. has and will continue to have a fun, fair and welcoming/open atmosphere with competitive golf flair to it for all to enjoy. To achieve this success it takes not only family and employees but all our membership- the public and friends’ efforts. Our hats are off to you and we thank you for supporting Casolwood G.C.’s effort to accomplish, fulfill and sustain our goal as a competitive, well maintained and a proud facility for the area. Your friends The Quicks .