Golf News

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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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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