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Meeting minutes

TPWGC 11/3/2021 Board Meeting

Attendees:  Jan Kelleher, Michi Nakamura, Linda Holmgren, Mary Shepperd, Kitty Masters, Laura Borja, Cindi Velazquez, Masako Schleifer, Cindy Demming, Sandy Wichelecki, Patty Russell, Susan Boeshart Absentees:  Michelle Natalier, MC Eastman, Judy Dennis President Jan Kelleher opened the meeting at 10:10 am. President Kelleher reported that the minutes from the September meeting are being finalized and…

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2021 TPWGC Club Chapionship

We are the Champions

The 2021 TPWGC Club Championship is now in the books.  The courses are being prepared for the upcoming Farmers Open and conditions were as expected.  Fairways and greens were in great shape but the rough was tall and wet. It presented a true test of strength to muscle your way out of it . That’s…

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Meeting minutes

TPWGC 9/29/2021 Board Meeting

Board Members Present:  Masako Schleifer, Mary Shepperd, Laura Borja, Cindi Velasquez, Michi Nakamura and Linda Holmgren Not Present:  Susan Boeshart, Kitty Masters and Judy Dennis Meeting was called to order by President Jan Kelleher at 2:40pm. Jan Kelleher informed the Board, that Patty Crigler and Ellen Kohls are both officially stepping down from their Board…

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Board Election

Proposed TPWGC 2022 Board

Proposed 2022 TPWGC Board It is election time! As required by our club bylaws, membership is being presented with a slate of candidates nominated to fill the 2022 TPWGC Board positions.  Voting will begin on December 19, 2021, 30 days after the posting of this article. Current members will receive an email on that day containing…

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Hole In One Alert!

Another Ace! Some say that a Hole-In One is all just luck. If that is the case then Maggie Shoecraft is one luck lady because she just had her 2nd Hole-In-One this year, first with the club. Maggie’s Ace is the 3rd reported Hole In One for the club this year. Here are the facts…

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Proposed TPWGC Bylaws

Proposed By-Laws Update

A proposed update of the TPWGC By-laws has been approved by the TPWGC Board. Per our current By-laws, this proposed update is to be posted for 30 days, after which we will call on a vote by our membership of the new By-laws. Voting will begin on November 19, 2021. You will receive an email…

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rake bunkers

Care of the course: Bunkers

Mary’s Rules Corner Special Edition: Care of the course- smoothing bunkers Golf courses pulled the rakes from bunkers as part safety measures during the COVID19 pandemic.  As a result, the USGA allowed club/courses to apply special local rules giving players free relief from “disturbed” areas of bunkers since players were not able to rake bunkers.…

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Yellow Penalty Areas

Penalty areas on a golf course are marked as yellow penalty area or red penalty area with each having different relief options.  Today’s article will cover yellow penalty areas. A Yellow Penalty Area, usually a body of water like a lake, pond, or creek, will be marked with yellow stakes or lines. Prior to 2019 we…

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SDCWGA County Capers

The July edition of SDCWGA County Capers is now available! Head over their website to check out an electronic version of it OR click the download button below for a PDF version of it. As a reminder, as a member of Torrey Pines Women’s Golf club you are part of the Southern California Golf Association…

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Golf Sweeps Games

Sweeps Games Are Back

Sweeps games are back at TPWGC That’s right ladies, the ‘fun” sweeps games you all love are back for 2021!  OK, so many not everyone loves and misses sweeps games but  you must admit that the do add a fun twist to our Tuesday rounds at Torrey Pines. Now the that all of us are…

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Local Rule: Stroke and Distance

Model Local Rule E-5: Alternative to Stroke and Distance for Ball Lost or Out of Bounds In this month’s edition of Mary’s Rules Corner we will talk about the Local Rule that we have in effect for TPWGC that covers the alternative to stroke and distance for a lost or out of bounds ball. It…

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Hole in One Alert!

Ace, Ace, Ace!!! We have our second Hole In One this year!  It was a tough day on the south course on Tuesday ( or at least it was for  me, LOL ) but the 11th hole was no match for Donna Evans. Donna managed to get the little white ball to go in the…

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Let’s talk about Loose Impediments!

Welcome to this month’s edition of Mary’s Rule Corner where we will be discussing loose impediments. Wait, what? Why do I need to know about those? Because, in 2019,  there were MANY changes to the Rules of Golf. One of those changes was a lot of relaxing around how Loose Impediments are treated. First, what…

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April 2021 President’s Message

Ladies ,I want to say thank you for your patience and congratulate you all on your adaptation to our new Golf Genius software. The past three months has had its challenges  with scoring and tee time sign ups , but it’s all working out fabulously. Keep helping out your playing partners who are not so…

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Your SCGA Member Benefits

Your TPWGC membership comes with SCGA member benefits. Whether you are a new member to the club or an an old  a more established member, you might not be aware of all SCGA member benefits that we are entitled to as members of Torrey Pines Women’s Gol Club. You probably know that our USGA/GHIN handicap…

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Mary’s Rules Corner March 2021

Hello TPWGC! Welcome to our new monthly series: Mary’s Rules Corner. Quick introduction here….I am Mary Shepperd, your new Rules Director and look forward to helping you out with the Rules of Golf! ! I have over 15 years of experience volunteering as a Rules Official in both Northern and Southern CA, and have worked…

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Hole in One Alert!

Ace, Ace, Ace!!! That’s right!  The club’s recent outing to the country Club of Rancho Bernardo had some extra excitement on the 12th hole when our membership director, Cindi Velazques recorded an Ace on that hole. Here are the facts Golf course: Country Club of Rancho Bernardo Hole: 12th Distance: 116 Club: 7 iron Witnesses:…

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Local Rules

Local Rules Update

Hello fellow TPWGC members. The board recently approved an updated set of local rules for our club. An email went out earlier this evening to all members to alert all of the changes. Since not everyone checks their email daily, please be sure to share the news with your fellow members. The updated rules can…

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Meeting minutes

TPWGC 2/10/2021 Board Meeting

Present: Jan Kelleher, Michi Nakamura, Linda Holmgren, Kitty Masters, Cindy Velasquez, Masako Schleifer, Mary Shepperd, Judy Dennis, Susan Boeshart, Laura Borja Absent: Patty Russell, Patty Crigler, MC Eastman, Ellen Kohls The meeting was called to order by President, Jan Kelleher at 10:08 am. The following reports were made: Rules:  Rules Director, Mary Shepperd asked for…

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Scoring at TPWGC using GG

Scoring during TPWGC rounds

All TPWGC rounds are to be reported using the USGA TM Golf Genius (GG app) beginning with the January 5th round.  We will NOT be using GGID’s and you should continue to use your email and password to use the GG app. Please go to the Day of Play Procedures page to read through the NEW…

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Contacting TPWGC members

Contacting other TPWGC members

Are you looking to contact fellow TPWGC members? Our new website and GG (USGA TM Golf Genius) integration requires us to keep certain personally identifiable information private.  That means that giving members full access to TPWGC member’s email, phone number etc is prohibited. But, there is a solution. You are able to message fellow member…

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Stay in the Loop

We are now offering you the ability to get email notifications when new posts go up on the Torrey Pines Women’s Golf Club Site These posts will include President’s Messages, updates from handicap and rules, new tournament information and new event updates etc. You will NOT receive any spam from us and your email will…

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TPWGC 10/27/2020 Board Meeting

Attendees:  Jan Kelleher, MC Eastman, Michi Nakamura, Patty Russell, Patty Crigler, Judy Dennis, Susan Boeshart, Linda Holmgren, Mary Middleton, Patty Crigler, Kitty Masters, Masako Schleifer, Ellen Kohls, Fran McClure, Cindi Velazquez, Mary Shepperd Absentees:  Brenda Hetherington President Jan Kelleher opened the meeting at 12:40 pm. Old Business: Jan reported the results of the vote taken…

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TPWGC 8/26/2020 Board Meeting

Attendees:  Patty Crigler, Masako Schleifer, Judy Dennis, Linda Holmgren, Jan Kelleher, Brenda Hetherington, Ellen Kohls, Susan Boeshart, Michi Nakamura, Patty Russell, Fran McClure  Absentees:  Kitty Masters, Mary Middleton, MC Eastman  President Jan Kelleher opened the online Board meeting at 8:16 am.   The meeting was a continuation of a previous Board meeting, held on August 12,…

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TPWGC 8/12/2020 Board Meeting

Attendees: Susan Boeshart, Patty Crigler, Ellen Kohls, Linda Holmgren, Kitty Masters, Masako Schleifer, Michi Nakamura, Judy Dennis, Brenda Hetherington, Mary Middleton, Patty Russell, Jan Kelleher, Fran McClure Absentees: MC Eastman At 8:02 am, President Jan Kelleher opened the meeting. The meeting was held online, using Zoom. Board Reports: President: Jan thanked Linda Holmgren for continuing…

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TPWGC Board Meeting 1/11/2020

Attendees: Jan Kelleher, Patty Crigler, Fran McClure, Kitty Masters, Mary Middleton, Susan Boeshart, Michi Nakamura, Ellen Kohls, Linda Holmgren, Judy Dennis, Brenda Hetherington, MC Eastman  Non-attendees:  Masako Schleifer, Patty Russell  President Jan Kelleher opened the meeting at 1:30 pm.  Reports: Vice-President/Tournament Director:  Patty Crigler reported that the pay-outs for the Gross and Net Ace of Aces…

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Past TPWGC Board Meeting Minutes

General Meeting November 12, 2019   In the absence of President Patty Russell, Vice-President Patty Crigler opened the General Meeting at 12:35 pm.  The proposed Board of Directors for 2020 were presented for a vote:                 President:  Jan Kelleher                Vice President/Tournament Director:  Patty Crigler           …

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Pro Shop Discount

TPWGC members will receive 25% off soft good at the Torrey Pines pro shop on 12/15/2020. The discount WILL NOT apply to US Open branded items. Also, please be aware that only 12 people at a time will be allowed in the pro shop. Don’t miss out the chance to use your Sweeps Winnings!

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