The Golf Club
@ Redwood Canyon Public Golf Course
17007 Redwood Road, Castro Valley, 94546
Mailing Address: PO Box 2600, Castro Valley, 94546
Pro Shop Tee Time Reservations- 510-537-8001 x221 

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Entry Deadline: July 5
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- Sunday, June 11
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- Thursday, June 8
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- Saturday, June 3
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Monthly Club Meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month.
Our Next Club Meeting: Friday,
 July 7 - 6:15pm - RC Bar Annex
   
2017 Tournament Schedule
Revised March 31
Entry Form - Complete, Print, & Mail!
January 22 Regular Net - Cancelled
February 19 Regular Net - Cancelled
March 19 (+)TC Surprise (4 Club) - Cancelled
April 23 Regular Net- Updated
May 21 Regular Net-
(+) 1st rnd Skin Qlfr - Updated
June 11 (+)TC Surprise
     (6-6-6 2Person Team)
July 16 (+)Directors  (A) & (B)
August 12/13 (+)Club Championship
August 13 Regular Net (Sunday Only)
(+) 2nd rnd Skin Qlfr
September 17 (+)Presidents (A) & (B)
October 22 (+)Skin Competition
November 19 (+)TC Surprise
     (Gold, White & Blue)
December 17 Regular Net
+ = Additional Event
A = 2017 NCGA Team Qualifier (2 rounds)
B = 2017 NCGA Individual Qualifier (2 rnds)
Click RED text for results.
More Tournament Schedule Info
   
2016 Tournament Schedule
Revised March 14
January 24 Regular Net- Cancelled
February 19 Regular Net
March 13 Regular Net- Cancelled
April 17 Regular Net-
(+) 1st rnd Skin Qlfr
May 22 (+)TC Surprise (4 Club)
June 26 (+)TC Surprise
     (6-6-6 2Person Team)
July 17 (+)Directors  (A) & (B)
(+) 2nd rnd Skin Qlfr
August 13/14 (+)Club Championship
August 14 Regular Net (Sunday Only)
September 18 (+)Presidents (A) & (B)
October 23 (+)Skin Competition
November 20 (+)TC Surprise (G,W, &Blue)
Cancelled
December 18 (+)TC Surprise
     (Gold, White & Blue)
+ = Additional Event
A = 2016 NCGA Team Qualifier (2 rounds)
B = 2016 NCGA Individual Qualifier (2 rnds)
Click RED text for results.
 

lease update
Lease information last updated: March 18
Accepting Memberships:
Our Club is composed of men and women who love the game of golf in a fun and relaxing environment. WPGC has been a part of this golf course since its creation in 1967.
All skill levels are welcome!

For a little over $100 a year you get:
- An official GHIN Handicap.
- A chance to play in our Monthly Tournaments (entry fee required).
- Recieve Individual Awards every tournament, matching similar skill levels.
- Membership in the Northern California Golf Association.
- Discounted Green Fees at Poppy Hills and Poppy Ridge
and more…

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Monthly News and Highlights…June 2017

President's Report
Hello Members,

Going to be a short topic this month.  Too much golf to be played. ;-)

Golf Course Update:
The golf course is in really good shape these days.
- The 12th hole is playing back as a par 5.
- Many down trees have been removed, most notable the ones on the 8th hole.
- Some tree trimming has also occurred, the tree next to 17 green was badly needed.
- Touchstone has a crew out fixing the many irrigation leaks. Though there are still more out there.
- Holes 1 and 9 have many of the dirt patches finally corrected.

Lease Update:
With all the damage to the course from the winter storms, the lease signing has been postponed while all involve bring the course back to a playable condition. EBMUD, EBRPD and Touchstone Golf have all been working hard to made that happen. I wouldn't be surprised to hear that the lease was sign very soon.

There is another leadership meeting planned for July. I will of course update you after the meeting.

2017 Membership: 88 Members / Goal 150
We are still looking for more members, so please pass the word. Membership forms are available on the website, above the computer in the Pro Shop and on the Bulletin Board on the wall in the Bar annex. We look forward to seeing you on the course next year. Why not invite a friend too!

2017 Tournament Calendar Import:

I created a file ((2017_wpgc_events.ics) [revised 12/17] that you can download & use to import our Tournament Dates into most calendar programs. To import it, do an internet search such as "import .ics into....(iphone, Android or Google Calendar)" to find directions for your calendar program. Standard warning...use at your own risk.

Please still make payment to "WPGC/WPMC"
Your Board and our Treasurer have asked me to remind you that while the course has a new name, our club does not. Please continue to make your checks out to "WPMC". The board will be discussing a name change at the next several meetings to address some issues with changing the name. We will keep you informed of the progress and send out official notice if and when the name change occurs.

Steve Falzone, President

Tournament Chair Report
With the 12th hole now being played as a par 5 the course is now officially back. They are continuing to mow down some of the high grass so it is settling back into the course we have become accustom to playing.

Please continue to play the stakes marked throughout the course. USGA or Local rules apply for all other circumstances.

The bridge on the 7th hole that you used to be able to walk over to the 3rd tee area to play a ball hit over the creek while playing the hole is not yet been replaced. The creek is of course a lateral but to speed up play if your ball lands on the other side of the creek you will have 2 options. Option 1 is to walk around locate it and play it as long as doing so does not cause undue delay in play. Option 2 adding a 1 stroke penalty allow you to drop a ball on the 7th hole side of the creek as near as possible to the location where it crossed the creek no closer to the hole.

The May tournament is over and also the first round of the October Skins qualifier. The second round is scheduled for Sunday August 13. Remember that you have to play both rounds for your score to count. You also have to meet the tournaments played threshold by the end of September.

The June tournament is our 6-6-6 two person team event. For those who signed up and did not designate a partner I will pair you up with another unattached player.

Our July tournament will be the 1st rounds of the NCGA 2 person Team Best Ball and the NCGA Regional Zone Qualifiers. You can try and qualify for 1, both or if you wish neither. There will be a signup sheet on the first tee which is what I will go by so make sure you read it and fill it out properly to be considered qualifying.

50-50 raffle winner: Al Tuialuuluu

Your TC,
Tony Paniagua

Tournament Entry form Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2600, Castro Valley CA. 94546
Tournament checks should be made payable to: WPMC

Email contact address - GOLF4TCTONY@GMAIL.COM

DO NOT POST your Willow Park Tournament round. I will post all scores from our tournaments. If you post it by mistake please let me know so I can delete the duplicate.

Upcoming Tournament: July 2017
When: July 16, 2017
Deadline: July 5, 2017
Entry Fee(Payable to WPMC): $50
Format: Regular Net Flights
Special Events: 1st round for the NCGA 2 person team Best Ball
                         and NCGA Regional Zone Qualifying.

Upcoming Tournament: August 2017
When: August 12-13, 2017
Deadline: August 2, 2017
Entry Fee(Payable to WPMC):
      Playing Saturday and Sunday - $100
      Playing Sunday only - $50
Format: Sat/Sun – 2 round Eclectic – Net flights
             Sunday only – Regular Net flights
Special Events: Saturday/Sunday – 2 round total gross Club Championship
             Sunday round - 2nd round October Skins qualifier

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