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Team Play / Information ONLY

Our Saturday Team Play Captain Kirk Williamson will be in charge of these events.  Signing up will only be an "expression of interest", not a guarantee of a spot on the team this week.


Saturday, Feb 23
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Individual

I miswrote the other day:

Set to go 2/25, 9:00 shotgun.

9:00 not 1/2 hour later

 


Monday, Feb 25
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Bring no more than 3 clubs and 1 putter...Individual, non posted

Bring only 3 standard clubs and a putter to the course that day. 

More clubs will result in disqualification.

Get to the tee on time; late arrival will result in a penalty stroke or disqualification.

Keep up with the group in front of you: greater than 15 gap to the group in front of you may result in a 2-stroke penalty, depending on your scheduled tee time.

We're likely to be playing Lift, Clean, Place (within a club length - no nearer the hole - of the original lie without impoving your lie from rough to fairway, or from 1st cut to green) and Hit. PLAY READY GOLF.


Wednesday, Feb 27
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Individual stroke play, low gross and net winners in each flight.

A fancy name for what amounts to a regular old individual event.  

9 handicaps and below play the Blues.  10 handicaps and above (or 62 years and above) can play the whites, in their own flight(s), if they let me know in the remarks when they enter, otherwise you'll be playing (and perhaps singing) the Blues.  CTP's from both tees, and optional Gross skins from the blues.


Sunday, Mar 03
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Standard Indivvidual


Wednesday, Mar 13
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2 Day combined score MAJOR

Our 1st Major of the Season.  2 rounds played on Sat. & Sun. March 16 & 17.  Low net score cumulative over the 2 rounds is our Champion.  Day money, CTP, optional Gross skins both days.  Champion MUST play from the Blue tees.  Lots of bonus money too.


Saturday, Mar 16
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2 Day combined score MAJOR


Sunday, Mar 17
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TBA


Wednesday, Mar 27
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Our annual Club Match Play....6 wins from Victory

  • Saturday  March 30th...1st round of Matches ( 64 to 32 )
  • Sunday  March 31st...2nd round of Matches ( 32 to 16 )
  • Sunday  April 7th...3rd round of Matches ( 16 to 8 ) must be played on or before this date.
  • Sunday  April 28th...4th round of Matches ( 8 to 4 ) must be played on or before this date.
  • Saturday  May 4th...Semifinal Matches ( 4 to 2 ) must be played on or before this date.
  • Saturday  May 11th...Final Match ( 2 to Champion) must be played on or before this date.

 


Saturday, Mar 30
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Our annual Club Match Play....6 wins from Victory


Sunday, Mar 31
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Individual


Wednesday, Apr 10
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2-Man Alternate Shot

Player 1 tees off on odd numbered holes, player 2 on even numbered holes.

After the we shot, the teammates alternate who hits next (number 2 player hits the 2nd, 4th, etc shot on odd numbered hole)....

hey, figure it out...


Wednesday, Apr 24
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Keep 2 par 3's, 5 par 4's, and 2 par 5's

Time to bust out the Tecate's and celebrate Cinco de Mayo, everyones favorite American drinking holiday, with a round of golf.  You are going to end up with a 9 hole score by keeping your best two par 3's and 5's, along with your 5 best par 4's.  Now, some holes are better than others, so just play hard, and let me figure out which holes you are keeping.  Plus all the usual CTP, opt. Gross skins, play the blues, whites, yada yada yada.


Sunday, May 05
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Individual


Wednesday, May 08
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2-man scramble

Both players e off. Select better shot. 

Both players hit a second shot from within a c;in length of where chosen shot came to rest. 

‘Proceed along the same line until ball is holed.

DO NOT HIT OUT OF TURN (that is 2 shots by the same player, notably putting, for example from 15 feet and then immediately a tap-in).


Wednesday, May 22
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Just two men, and their best ball...net.

Pretty straight forward.  Net best ball of partners.  The top two teams overall move on to represent Balboa at the SCGA two man later in the year.  The usual CTP's and opt. Gross Skins too.  Winners must both play from the Blue tees.


Sunday, Jun 02
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Individual

shotgun


Monday, Jun 03
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Individual


Wednesday, Jun 12
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Lets welcome the Summer with an Individual

Pretty much the same old same old.


Sunday, Jun 23
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Better Ball of 2

Remember, net only...select lower net score of the teammates...


Wednesday, Jun 26
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Two man team event. One Geeze, one non-Geeze

A "Geeze", for our purposes, is someone over the age of 62.  Or has a handicap of 18 or more.  Or perhaps both.  Everyone else is a non-Geeze.  Pair yourself up accordingly, or I will do it for you.  An event not to be missed!  By the way, Geezes play the whites, their non-Geeze partners play the blues.


Sunday, Jul 07
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4 man team, fixed rotation of 1 player each hole hitting from the red tees...


Wednesday, Jul 10
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3 rounds. Low Gross total is our Club Champ

This is what many have built their summer schedules around.  Three rounds from the Blues to determine our 85th Club Champion.  Saturday, Sunday, and Sunday, July 20th, 21st, and 28th.


Saturday, Jul 20
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3 rounds. Low Gross total is our Club Champ


Sunday, Jul 21
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Individual


Wednesday, Jul 24
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3 rounds. Low Gross total is our Club Champ


Sunday, Jul 28
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Individual

Shotgun


Monday, Aug 05
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Individual stroke play, low gross and net winners in each flight.

Again, an Individual with all the fixings!


Sunday, Aug 11
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Individual


Tuesday, Sep 03
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Four man Blind Draw. Best net score and worst net score added for team score

Way more fun than you might think.  There will be lots of side games, like net Hero skins, net Bum skins, CTP's.  Did I mention the incredible weather?


Sunday, Sep 08
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Tbd


Wednesday, Sep 18
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Named after a former President, we swapped the names to protect his identity

It's an Individual.  You know the drill.


Sunday, Sep 29
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Individual


Monday, Sep 30
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Individual


Wednesday, Oct 09
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2 day Best Ball of Best Balls, with yourself and a Guest of your choosing

Let's try something different.  Invite a friend, family member, business associate, whoever.  Just someone who is NOT a member at Balboa.  Just a weekend of golf, with maybe an extracurricular activity or two away from the Club as well.


Saturday, Oct 19
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Better Ball of 2 partners


Wednesday, Oct 23
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Individual


Wednesday, Nov 06
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Individual, with overall Low Net being our Champion

This event may be changing dates, and perhaps moving to a Wednesday as well.  Stay tuned.


Sunday, Nov 10
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Partner event TBD


Wednesday, Nov 13
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Both players points totaled together

Just like last year.  You, your partner, and a quest for points.


Sunday, Dec 01
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Individual


Wednesday, Dec 04
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You CAN'T enter this one. But you CAN play if you Won.

Winners Only.  If you win any of the weekend events, gross or net, individual or team, you are IN


Sunday, Dec 08
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Partners - Tbd


Wednesday, Dec 11

Recent Events

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Team Play / Information ONLY

Our Saturday Team Play Captain Kirk Williamson will be in charge of these events.  Signing up will only be an "expression of interest", not a guarantee of a spot on the team this week.


Saturday, Feb 16
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Individual


Wednesday, Feb 13
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4:30-6:00 +

My oversight: we have a happya hour at Jpey's place Wednesday the 13th.

He was Host of the Year in 2018...how about a little socializing there after our Individual event earlier in the day??

Signing up would be mnice but come on over even if you don't sign up. (Maybe email me to let me know??)


Wednesday, Feb 13
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2 egg, I mean Man, Scramble

A  two man scramble, which means find a partner.  Both tee off.  Pick the best shot.  Both hit from there.  Repeat this until your ball is in the hole.  Go to next tee. Do it again.   This, as all our team events, will be a net event (with perhaps an overall low net..and low gross??).  The team handicap will be 44% of the lowest handicapper added to 22% of the highest handicapper, rounded to 1 decimal point.


Sunday, Feb 10
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Team Play / Information ONLY

Our Saturday Team Play Captain Kirk Williamson will be in charge of these events.  Signing up will only be an "expression of interest", not a guarantee of a spot on the team this week.


Saturday, Feb 09
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Team Play / Information ONLY

Our Saturday Team Play Captain Kirk Williamson will be in charge of these events.  Singing up will only be an "expression of interest", not a guarantee of a spot on the team this week.


Saturday, Feb 02
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Team Play / Information ONLY

Our Saturday Team Play Captain Kirk Williamson will be in charge of these events.  Signing up will only be an "expression of interest", not a guarantee of a spot on the team this week.


Saturday, Jan 26
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2-man Pinehurst

Pinehurst is the format we’ll play of the day: 

  •    both players drive from the tee, 
  •    their next shots are THE RESULT OF THEIR PARTNER’S DRIVE¡
  •    Next shot is the better of the 2 second shots HIT BY THE OWNER OF THE BALL (Your logo: your shot; if it’s your partners logo: his shot), 
  •    then alternate the rest of the way until the ball is holed out.

So get a partner or I can pair you up, but let’s go get ‘em.


Wednesday, Jan 23
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Individual stroke play, low gross and net winners in each flight.

Welcome back to BPMGC's Weekend Warriors!

Just a simple individual event, with CTP's (from both tees) and optional Gross Skins game (from the Blues only).  Please indicate in the remarks when you enter, what tees you want to play from.  9 and below play the Blues.  10 and above can play either whites or blues, as can 62 years old and above (as long as your hdcp is above a 10).  The whites will compete in their own flight(s), and have their own CTP's.  However, if you don't let me know in advance...you will be playing (and/or singing) the Blues.


Sunday, Jan 20
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Team Play / Information ONLY

Our Saturday Team Play Captain Kirk Williamson will be in charge of these events.  Signing up will only be an "expression of interest", not a guarantee of a spot on the team this week.


Saturday, Jan 19
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Individual stroke play, low gross and net winners in each flight.

Our 1st golf event of 2019.  Just remember, missing your tee time because you "over did it" at the Annual Dinner the night before is NOT an excuse!


Wednesday, Jan 09
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2018 Season Wrap Up Dinner

January 8 at 5 pm at The Olde Spaghetti Factory. 275 Fifth Avenue, downtown.

This is our first literal Invitation to our 6th Annual Awards Dinner.

Only 42 of our club members responded to my earlier email about preferred meals at a new location (36 said they’d attend!) and Away Events.

Accordingly, after comparing the 2 locations offerings, general restrictions and pricing considerations, I have committed to The Olde Spaghetti Factory, sight of 3 of our previous 5 Dinners, over Admiral Baker.

The date is Tuesday, January 8.

The open bar will open at 5:00.

Dinner will be approximately 6:15.

WITH ONE CONSIDERATION (below), it will be a choice of 

  •    Meat Lover’s Treat
  •    Chicken Marsala
  •    Lasagna
  • Salad, Bread and Ice Cream Dessert are included.

The consideration mentioned above is, as their upstairs drinking and eating area holds 115 people, 

  For the first 100 members, there is a choice of 3 entrees available.

If more than 100 sign up, you wil be on a Wait List.

(Btw: each of the previous years we have added about 10 more to the prior year dinner list, growing from 51 to 92 last year, so 100+ is in sight.)

Drinks are individually billed.

Price, IF PAYMENT IS RECEIVED by November 20, is $32.

Price from November 21 until Christmas, IF PAYMENT RECEIVED DURING THAT PERIOD, will be $37.

Thereafter, if there is room, $50

Commitment but Non-payment will be deducted from your Club Credits.

If you have a credit balance with the Men’s Club, it will automatically be used when you sign up so you have 1 less thing to worry about and I won’t have to run you down your payment!

Along the same lines, we WILL be having Away Events next year. The 42 guys who responded to my earlier inquiry indicated they wanted Away Events. 

They picked:

  •      Fairbanks Ranch CC 
  •      Lomas Sta Fe CC  
  •      CC of Rancho Bernardo  
  •      Bernardo Heights CC (as revised)

in that order as the courses they wanted us to commit to. (Bernardo Heights was not on the original list due to its distance from here; it could be added if enough of you indicate you’d like that one as well.) 

For those committing to an Away Event and who have credits with the Club, it has been arranged that those credits would be used to pay for that Away Event. (This is NOT to be done for at-Balboa events.) 

Such payments would qualify for the 20% Early Bird payment bonuses (when you place in the Flight competitions).

So, please, PLEASE, PLEASE sign up early. 

It’s Member’s Only; no spouses, girlfriends, neighbors or pets…those are for our post-Wednesday Happy Hours only!


Tuesday, Jan 08