Victoria Mens' Club

2017 Address from Match Play Chair



Hi everyone, I am really excited to be thinking about another golf season just around the corner and am enthusiastic to be taking on the role of Match Play Chair this year. This season long Singles and Doubles Match Play tournament provides its own unique scheduling challenges with vacations, inclement weather and even with the two match play formats for those competing in both factoring in.

To make the tournament successful, flexibility by all participants is appreciated in scheduling match play tee times in order to accommodate commitments outside of the club as tee times may not always be around the time each member prefers to play each week. The format of this tournament is great for the club as it gets members playing with others that they may not know or necessarily play a round with.

Being a long time member of the club I have seen this tournament get better throughout the years and hope that I can bring about some additional changes for further improvements. One of the changes this year will be email communications to the combatants as soon as I know a match is ready to be played to help expedite conversations to get the matches underway. The sooner matches can be played the more likely they can be completed before the deadlines. I will also be looking into the ways for determining who advances to the next round when matches are not completed by their deadlines in the hopes of using the dreaded coin flip as a last resort and avoiding the “he said he said” (men’s club) conversations as to why the match was not played. More details will follow before the tournament gets underway.

In conclusion, the weather is unpredictable and so might the decisions be for un-played matches after a few après-golf wobbly pops…kidding…or am I? One way to avoid this is to get your matches completed, the earlier the better. Hopefully we will have an early golf season start in order to get ready for the first round of matches starting around mid-May.

Allan.

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Upcoming Events

  1. 2018 Johnny Aitken

    June 20 @ 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  2. 2018 Away Tournament

    June 23 @ 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  3. 2018 Tombstone

    July 8 @ 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  4. 2018 Mid Season Classic

    July 22 @ 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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    August 5 @ 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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    August 18 @ 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
  7. 2018 Club Championship – Round 2

    August 19 @ 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  8. 2018 Champion’s Cup

    September 9 @ 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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    September 23 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Weather Forecast

Special Statement

Issued:
1:43 PM CDT on June 17, 2018
Expires:
3:00 AM CDT on June 18, 2018
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 06/17 30%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy. Low 21C.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 06/18 20%
Partly Cloudy
Isolated thunderstorms in the morning, then partly cloudy late. High 34C. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 06/19 20%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 34C. Winds W at 10 to 15 km/h.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Wednesday 06/20 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
A mix of clouds and sun with the chance of an isolated thunderstorm in the afternoon. High 33C. Winds W at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 06/21 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Variable clouds with thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon. High 31C. Winds W at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 50%.