Golf News

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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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – February 2017

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Public play on our golf courses is often a topic of discussion in committee meetings. We did see an increase in public play in 2016, mostly due to having all courses available for play during the peak season. In 2016, public play accounted for 6.9% […]

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Willow & South 2017 Projects Postponed

Important Information Regarding 2017 Golf Course Renovation Projects At the RCSC Board of Directors Meeting on January 26, 2017 the following statement was made: “Litigation is pending against the Recreation Centers of Sun City, Inc. (“RCSC”) concerning the organization’s authority to assess the Preservation and Improvement Fee (“PIF”) used to […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – January 2017

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Though we exceeded our revenue budget by a substantial amount, total rounds for the year decreased slightly from prior year. In-season rounds out performed prior year, summer rounds were down slightly and the bulk of the decrease occurred in October as a result of the […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – December 2016

By Brian Duthu Pro Shops The Beat the Pro event held on December 8 was successful in reaching our established goal of $2000 with $2,223 raised for the Sun City Foundation. The pros reverted to their generous ways, allowing 65% of the field to “Beat the Pros.” As with any […]

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