Golf News

Director of Golf & Grounds Report – August 2016

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds for July fell behind prior year, both for the Month and year-to-date; however, total revenue remains well ahead of prior year and budget. For the month of August, 95% of rounds played were played by residents and their guests, which is only slightly […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – June 2016

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds for May were flat compared to prior year; however, revenue did increase. The percentage of public play year-to-date has increased slightly from prior year; year-to-date public play represents 5.7% of total rounds played. For the year 173,353 rounds have been played on our […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – March 2016

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops With the help of leap day, February rounds played for all courses posted the 2nd highest total since 2009 and posted 248 more rounds than last year. Year-to-date rounds remained mostly flat compared to prior year with 257 additional rounds played. Total rounds for the […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – January 2016

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Despite fewer total rounds played vs. prior year, total revenue for December exceeded budget and exceeded prior year. All of the major categories (Green Fee/Cart Fee, Merchandise and Driving Range) exceeded budget. On February 11, Lakes East/Lakes West will be hosting the 8th annual Teal […]

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Director of Golf Report – December 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Slightly cooler temperatures and a later start to over-seed resulted in a revenue deficit to budget. On a bright note, merchandise sales did exceed budgeted goals, and we thank you. We have several items at Riverview that would make great Christmas gifts, including a Golf […]

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Director of Golf Report – November 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops We will be hosting a Beat-the-Pros Tournament on December 10 at Riverview Golf Course, which will celebrate the renovation. Hosting the event in December provides the opportunity for our Winter guests to participate and ties into our fundraising efforts for our chosen Winter Celebration Charity. […]

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Director of Golf Report – July 2015

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 Report – June 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds for May were down slightly from prior year, however revenue did increase. The percentage of public play year-to-date is consistent with recent trends, with less than 5% of total rounds played by public players. For the year 172,057 rounds have been played on […]

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Director of Golf Report – May 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total revenue for April exceeded both budget and prior year, despite a sharp decline in public play. For the year we are $28,000 behind budget and $69,000 behind prior year. Get Golf Ready classes proved to be popular this year and were well attended. From […]

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USGA Expert Tours North Course

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Due to concerns expressed by RCSC Cardholders about the conditions on the North Golf Course, Director of Golf Brian Duthu toured the course with United States Golf Association agronomist Brian Whitlark to assess the condition of the greens. Whitlark has made the following observations about the North […]

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