Golf News

Patriot Golf Day Tournament Results/Recap

For those that played, we thank you for your participation and for showing support to this very important cause. We hope to see those that didn’t join us this year at next year’s event. As a kickoff to our fundraising weekend, we raised $1,090 through the event. As a reminder […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – August 2017

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds for July increased 15% over prior year. This is the fifth month in a row that rounds have increased over prior year. Recent round performance has helped to make-up for the early deficit; year-to-date the Golf Division is within 568 rounds to prior […]

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Patriot Golf Day Event at Riverview

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Recreation Centers of Sun City, Inc. is proud to invite West Valley golfers to participate in our Patriot Golf Day Fundraiser to be held on Friday, September 1 at the Riverview Golf Course benefiting the Folds of Honor Foundation. The 11th annual Patriot Golf Day, jointly […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – July 2017

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Once again this year we will be participating in Patriot Golf Day. Patriot Golf Day was organized with the help of PGA of America to raise funds for the Folds of Honor Foundation. The money raised is used to fund scholarships for spouses and children […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – June 2017

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds for May showed a slight increase over prior year and Green/Cart fees exceeded budget by 1.5% and prior year by 6.2%. Total revenue missed budget slightly due to misses in merchandise and driving range sales. Total rounds year-to-date are down from prior year […]

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Quail Run Recognized for Environmental Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Quail Run Golf Course has retained its designation as a “Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary” through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses, an Audubon International program. Participation is designed to help course personnel plan, organize, implement, and document a comprehensive environmental management program and receive recognition […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – May 2017

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops We have begun our first wave of summer agronomic programs with fairway verticutting. Each of these programs will require temporary course closures. For the purposes of making tee times, the pro shops will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on the days courses […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – April 2017

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops During the first quarter of 2017, we recorded 116,426 rounds played, 3,398 fewer than 2016 totals. On a positive note, rounds in March posted the highest total rounds since 2008, a good sign that weather played a strong part in rounds reduction during January and […]

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Moonlight Madness – April 15, 2017

Tournament Results A Flight 1st Place Carmen Fish & Bob McGuire $30 each 2nd Place Sue Geiger & Don Geiger $18 each 3rd Place Brooks Christensen & Toni Christiansen $12 each   B Flight 1st Place Ron Williams & Carolyn Williams $30 each 2nd Place Bob Vickney & Jan Vickney […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – March 2017

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops February 2016 was a banner year with the help of good weather and leap year. February 2017, on the other hand, suffered with wet weather and posted the fewest number of rounds played during the month in the last four years. Coupled with a wet […]

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