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Saturday is supposed to be a beautiful day, so lets get out there and swing the clubs and maybe we can hear the monkeys on a couple of holes. We have a rate of $39 with cart. That is a Pioneer Press coupon rate. Some of you may have received that coupon. If you didn't don't worry, they are giving the entire group the $39 rate. Tee times & Pairings: 12:16 p.m Carol, Jay, Sue, Jane 12:24 p.m. CJ, Anne, Terry, Bob Cuzzy's at the clubhouse afterwards is where we'll meet afterwards. Cancellation policy: 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 23rd. See below for more information on cancellation policy. New for this year is that group sizes may be smaller and after this event there will be a $2 reservation fee attached to all events where you don't pay the golf course in advance. So that means Stonebrooke is exempt from the new reservation fee. Also new for this year is that we will be keeping track of no shows and cancellations. After 3 no-shows the individual will be removed from the group.
This is a great opportunity for those of you who are just starting to golf or who need a warm up session. We will be golfing an executive 9-hole course and it only takes 2 hours to complete the course. You don't have to count your strokes, you don't have to even tee off if you don't want to. Just come out, have some fun and laughs with people who may or may not keep score. Who may pull a "foot wedge" out of their bag or who may just pick up their ball and place it next to the person who drove the ball the furthest. This event is all about having some fun, laughs and getting out there to hit that "little 'ole white ball." (Or an orange or even a pink one. No one will care.) Afterwards the laughter will continue at a local watering hole. Cost $15 to walk 9 holes; and if you are 62 or older the cost is $26 for 9 holes and a cart. Tee times & Pairing: 5:04 p.m. 5:12 p.m.
Dwan is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 1. Tentatively because public tee times aren't available at this course until a week out. I'm shooting for 3-4 tee times starting around noon. I will add per round costs once I confirm with Dwan, but generally it's around $50 to play 18 there with a riding cart. So, if you want to join us on this very playable, fun course then sign up. If we can't get in at Dwan, I'll try for another course. After golf, we can head to Cowboy Jacks in Bloomington near Southtown Mall for dinner. Starting with this event, there will be a $2 non-refundable per event reservation fee. This helps us discourage no shows, which depending on the course, may have to be funded by the organizer (me, in this case). It also helps fund the annual cost for having this site on meetup. This fee does not go toward your green fees. You will pay that in the clubhouse before your round. If you sign up and need to cancel, do so before Thursday, May 30 at noon when the reservations close. I'll send out tee times and pairings Thursday night.
We're heading back to Stonebrooke...one of the perennial favorite events... on Saturday, June 15. This will be a pre-pay in full event. You will need to be paid through the link below by Wednesday, June 13 @ noon to play. If you can't pay online, you can go to the club before June 13 and pay in person. If you haven't paid by this date, you will be removed from event. https://www.stonebrooke.com/group-event-payments/minneapolis-meet-up-jun-15th-2019 Event Details: Group Name: Minneapolis Meet Up Event Date: June 15 Event Time: 1pm tee times – 2:30 pm Number of Players: 40 Amount: $61.74 includes 18 holes, cart, and range balls and a chance to win $1,000 on hole #4 with a hole in one. Optional Hole in One Challenge: $5 to win $10,000 $10 to win $20,000 I have 40 spots (10 tee times) reserved starting at 1 p.m. This includes a riding cart. Please make sure you are at the course at least 15 minutes before your tee time to check in, pay and be ready for teeing off. I will send tee times and pairings on Thursday, June 12 once the official RSVP closes. Afterward golf, we'll have dinner on Stonebrooke's lovely outdoor deck if weather cooperates. Otherwise, indoors in the bar area. Here are Stonebrooke's rules: Stonebrooke Golf Club does NOT allow any outside alcoholic beverages on the premises and will not tolerate any violations of this policy. · All food must be purchased from Stonebrooke Golf Club. Arrangements may be made in advance when confirming your outing. Please contact Deb, our catering director for all food and beverage requests. [masked] or[masked], ext 31. · Stonebrooke Golf Club requires that all golfers have their own clubs. Club rentals are available at an additional charge and should be reserved in advance. · Stonebrooke Golf Club enforces the following “Keep Pace” policy and monitors course play regularly. In conjunction with this policy, “five-somes” and “walk-alongs” are not permitted. The appropriate time to play each 9 holes is 2 hours or less. · Stonebrooke Golf Club has cart path rules that coincide with current weather conditions. Your group will be expected to adhere to the rule applicable to the course on the day of your event. Course management reserves the right to revoke golf cart privileges of any/all violators. · In the event of bad weather, Stonebrooke Golf Club will issue Rain Checks according to the following guidelines: Stonebrooke issues rain check credits on a pro-rated basis to reflect the number of holes unplayed. For example, the rate you paid including golf cart and tax will be divided by 18 giving you a per hole dollar amount. You will be issued a credit for any unplayed holes, valid towards your next round of golf at Stonebrooke Golf Club. No Refunds will be given once you have begun play.