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Wednesday Team/kp game - June 28

posted Jun 21, 2017, 9:06 PM by TDmens Golf

Next game - Wednesday June 28 at noon will be a team game with kps.  Sign up by 3pm on Tuesday, as the pro shop will make teams based on handicaps.

2017 Wednesday Games - Skins/Team Games

posted Jun 11, 2017, 4:10 PM by TDmens Golf

The Tahoe Donner Men’s Club Executive Board has discussed how to run the Wednesday club games, aiming to encourage participation, make the events friendly, competitive, and social.  The Board has decided to use the following format and schedule for the first six weeks of the season.  The schedule for the rest of the summer may be changed after that time based on feedback.

Date and Time: every Wednesday - tee times starting at noon, alternating two formats of play:

1) Skins/KP:     June 21, July 5, July 19 (signups close Wed. 10am)
2) Team Game w/Skins & KPs:     June 28, July 12, July 26 (signups close Tues. 3pm)

Format:
    1) Skins/KP:     $10 buy-in for skins & low gross
        $10 buy-in for 4KPs & low net
             -    buy-ins are optional
             -    sign-ups close at 10am the day of play
             -    full handicaps allowed for skins & low net
             -    handicaps adjusted for Silver or Combo tees
             -    players can request to play together at sign-up or by calling Pro Shop

    2) Team Game    $10 buy-in for team game
       w/Skins&KPs:    $10 buy-in for skins & KPs
             -    buy-in required for team game; optional for skins/KPs
             -    sign-ups close at 3pm the Tuesday before. After 3pm call the pro shop to see if slots are available.
             -    team game will vary across weeks
             -    full handicaps allowed for team game & skins
             -    handicaps adjusted for Silver or Combo tees
             -    pro shop will form team foursome to make them equitable, with blind draws as necessary

Notes:
- If a player must cancel it is important that they let the pro shop know as soon as possible so that adjustments in   teams can be made before the first team goes out at noon.
-Late additions accommodated as is feasible.
-Latest starting tee time will depend on number of participants each week.
-Coordinator for days involving Team Games will be in last foursome to make sure all buy-ins can be collected prior to last group teeing off.
-Players need to indicate which tees they will play from when signing up.
-Full handicaps will be allowed for both skins and team games.
-Unless otherwise noted, the max score on every hole is net double bogey to facilitate time of play. Golfers are expected to keep a reasonable pace of play (<4-1/2 hours).
-If individual skins are not possible in team games (scramble, shamble), team skins will be awarded.
-Any money won by players who have to leave early will be held in an envelope in the Pro Shop, and winners will be notified by email.

Revised Dates for 1st three tournaments

posted May 15, 2017, 11:49 PM by TDmens Golf

Due to the late opening of the course, the first three tournaments have been pushed back one or two weeks. The complete tournament listing is in the 2017 Tournament tab. New dates for the first three tournaments are:

6/16/2017, Friday NCGA Senior Four-Ball Net Championship Qualifier (8:00 AM Shotgun)

6/18/2017, Sunday  Ice Breaker (Shotgun at noon)

6/25/2017, Sunday  NCGA Four-Ball Net Championship Qualifier (tee times starting at noon)

2017 Membership Renewal Due

posted Nov 28, 2016, 2:49 AM by TDmens Golf

It is time to renew your membership in the Men's club for the 2017 season.  Click on the "Join Our Club" link to find the 2017 application.  If you renew by Dec.15 the cost is $75, and $90 after Dec. 15. If you want to invite a friend to join our men's club who is not a property owner please feel free to do so and give them a copy of the application.  Our by-laws allow for a limited number of associate members. To see the tournament schedule for 2017, click on the 2017 Tournament Schedule link in the sidebar on the left.

10/2/2016, Sunday Chapman (12:00 Noon Shotgun):

posted Sep 22, 2016, 8:06 PM by TDmens Golf

FORMAT - Two man team with a modified scotch format using 40% of handicap.  Silver Tees will be used. Each player tees off, then each player hits his partner's ball, you then select the ball you want to play and finish the hole playing alternate shots.  Men's club sponsored tournament, but open to all Tahoe Donner property owners, perpetual trophy since 2000.  Tahoe Donner Cup points qualifier.
            Entry Due: Thursday before.
            Entry Fee: $25.00

9/25/2016, Sunday - Memorial (12:00 Noon shotgun):

posted Sep 22, 2016, 8:05 PM by TDmens Golf

 Honoree EJ Tegner
 FORMAT – Two man scramble using 60% of handicap. Men will use Combo Tees Ladies Blue Tees. Perpetual trophy since 1978. Tahoe Donner Cup points qualifier. Weekday Pass honored. All Tahoe Donner homeowners are welcome along with the public for this tournament. Teams will be formed as twosomes.  Prizes will be distributed at the end of the game.  There will be two flights with the guests playing in one flight and the TDMGC members playing in another flight.  If a guest and member play together they will be in the guest flight. If you need a partner please let the pro shop know and they will team you up with another golfer.  All players will pay green fees unless they have a pass, guest fees will be $50 which includes cart, plus $30 for prize money and a donation if they are so inclined.  This tournament will count for the TD Cup for members. The TDMGC will make a donation to a charity to be determined.
            Entry Due: Thursday before
            Entry Fee: $30.00

Sun. July 10 - Men's Club Match Play Qualifier Results

posted Jul 14, 2016, 11:59 AM by TDmens Golf

Overall play was very good and we may have broken a record for pace of play which was fantastic!!! Brackets showing the pairings going forward can be found in the Tournament Resultspage:

Top 10 Finishers
Greg Retzlaff 59
Mike Sargent 44
Bruce Watkins 43
Jim Pyle 41
Larry Kushner 40
Gary Botto 40
Keith Williams 39
Gary Kerwood 39
Hinton Williams 39
Michael Blasquez 38

Closest to the pin
#4 Greg Retzlaff
#7 Greg Retzlaff
#12 Harry Pearson
#17 Mike Ginsberg

Next Men's Club Day - Wed, July 20

posted Jul 14, 2016, 11:21 AM by TDmens Golf

The next Men's 20 Jul: (8am shotgun start)  One, Two, Three

For par 5s, take one low net; for par 4s, take 2 low nets; for par 3s, take three low nets.
    -Full Skins and 3 KPs
    -Half of the Buy-In goes to team game, other half to Skins and KPs

Teams will be organized by the clubhouse staff. Sign up by calling the pro shop at 530-587-9443 or by signing up on ForeTees. Sign ups end at noon Tuesdays. Guests are OK as long as they have a handicap. There will be a $20 buy-in payable on the day of play, with payouts split between the team game and skins/kps

Sun. July 10 - Men's Club Match Play Qualifier

posted Jul 5, 2016, 9:19 AM by TDmens Golf

The Match Play Qualifier (8:00 AM Shotgun) FORMAT - Modified Stableford scoring. The 31 players receiving the highest points plus last year's Match Play Champion qualify for match play. Silver Tees will be used. These matches must be played at least one per week. Final Match (36 holes) should be played before the Club Championship.  Tahoe Donner Cup points qualifier.

            Entry Due: Thursday, July 7
            Entry Fee:$25.00   

Next Men's Club Day - Wed, July 6

posted Jul 1, 2016, 11:48 PM by TDmens Golf


Shamble: tee times start at noon

All members of a team (usually four) tee off and the best ball of the four tee shots is selected. All players move their balls to the spot of the best ball.   From this point, the hole is played out at stroke play, with all members of the team playing their own ball into the hole.  Each member of the foursome must count minimum of three drives for each player.  Gross game, team skins; 2 KPs

Teams will be organized by the clubhouse staff. Sign up by calling the pro shop at 530-587-9443 or by signing up on ForeTees. Sign ups end at noon Tuesdays. Guests are OK as long as they have a handicap. There will be a $20 buy-in payable on the day of play, with payouts split between the team game and skins/kps

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