Bemidji Town & Country Club Online Newsletter - 09/19/05

From The President
Hello again BTCC members,

Another golf season is winding down for us. Errant shots are getting harder to find amidst the falling leaves. The famous "Bemidji leaf rule" will be coming into play soon. I sincerely wish to thank everyone for supporting the Club again this year. Some of you have been members for decades and have seen many changes take place. It is of interest to me that 2006 will be the 90th Anniversary of Bemidji Town and Country Club. I am humbled by the fact that you let me be President of an organization with such a long rich history.

The members survey is completed now. Once again, I apologize for the imperfect construction of some of the questions. This was really an attempt to gain some insight to members concerns and wishes. I am really pleased that for the most part, members are satisfied with the efforts of the club to bring the finest overall golf and dining experience to BTCC. That being said, there will always be room for improvement. There were quite a few constructive comments provided by members. The Board will review and discuss the results at our September meeting. I will report back to you soon.

Let's take advantage of the beautiful fall golfing weather. I am excited that the greens have been "punched". All those little holes seem to help bump my putts back on line. Seriously, I played the day after Tom took care of the greens and there are not that bad. Also, I do believe the Boy's and Girls Club 1st annual tournament is on September 30th. The format sounds fun so make sure you get a partner and tee it up.
  -Steve Hagenah

Top Ten Shootout
The field for the Top Ten Shootout is now final. The date is tomorrow (Tuesday, September 20th) with a 5:00 pm start. Below is the field along with point totals:
  1. Gary Vogel 265
  2. Jim Sutton 264
  3. John Wangberg 214
  4. Chase Jackson 193
  5. Tom Conzemius 189
  5. Gary Johnson 189
  7. Dave Vogel 187
  8. Mitch Knutson 184
  9. Bruce Simenson 183
  10. Brian Israelson 179
Because Gary Johnson can not make the event Jay Wilimek the 11th place finisher at 172 points will substitute.

 • Our Year-End Proshop sale is now in effect. All men's clothes are 25% off and all women's clothes are 1/2 price. Other items are also reduced.
 • The clubhouse will close on October 15th.
 • All proshop gift certificates need to be redeemed by October 15th.
 • The Annual Stockholders Meeting is Tuesday, October 18th.
  -Paul Grovum

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