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Jack Kreger Funeral Arrangements

posted Apr 16, 2015, 9:34 PM by Brian G

Jack Kreger passed away on April 14th.  Jack was installed as an Honrorary Member in 2003 and joined the club in 1964, a mere 51 years ago.  Jack ran the 2 man match medal for many years and was active in the Milwaukee County Public Links Association. 

Funeral arrangements:

Saturday, April 18th
St. John's Lutheran Church
809 S 6th Avenue
West Bend WI 53095
Visitation: 9 - 11am
Funeral Service: 11am
Lunch and Ice Cream Social to follow

Needed: A few good men 4/18

posted Apr 14, 2015, 6:13 AM by Michael Collins

(With a Lyndon Johnson twang)  My fellow members...we need two Proud and Honorable Brown Deer members to round out our tee sheet for this Saturday at Fire Ridge. I thank you. 

Bill Joy

Broadlands 4/24

posted Apr 8, 2015, 8:42 AM by Michael Collins

Greetings Brown Deer Men's Club.  It is that time of the year again for my outing at The Broadlands.  I have 7 t-times booked for Friday April 24th at The Broadlands. The t-times start at 9 am.  The cost will be $22 riding or walking.  $11for the Warnicke (teams) game, and $4 closest to the pin on all par  3's. A total of $37. 
Please let me know at your earliest convenience if you would like to play.  I will need your hndcp when you contact me.  As in the past, the lowest hndcp will be the captains, for the picking of the teams.  I will notify those who are the Captains, and your t-time when the field is set.  I have to know if you are playing by Wednesday April 22nd
For more info about the Broadlands, visit their website at www.broadlandsgolfclub.com.  My weather prediction this April 24th, will be sunny and 75°. (-:
Thank you and hope to be hearing from you soon.
Tom O'Brien

Cancelled: Curry Grand Opening Event (3/24)

posted Mar 23, 2015, 3:15 PM by Michael Collins

The Grand Opening Event scheduled for March 24th has been cancelled. The weather is not cooperating! An updated date and time will be provided as soon as it becomes available. 

Spring Tour - Your Help Needed!

posted Mar 23, 2015, 3:14 PM by Michael Collins

The Spring Tour needs some help in the form of 12 players per event.
Thanks for your help.
Bill Joy  
For the benefit of our new members, specifically those in need of “rounds” to develop a handicap/WSGA number:
Sat., March 28 – Spring Valley @ 9:00am
Sat., April 4 – Washington County @ 8:30am
Sat., April 11 – Naga-Waukee @ 8:30am
Sat., April 18 – Fire Ridge (x-over) @ 7:30am
Sat., April 25 – Hartford @ 8:00am

Last call for 2-man Match Medal entries

posted Mar 15, 2015, 9:36 AM by Brian G   [ updated Mar 15, 2015, 9:41 AM ]

The April 8th deadline for entry in the 39th Annual Two Man Medal Championship is approaching. Click here for an entry form.  Entries will not be accepted after the close of the April 8th Club Meeting. 

Electronic Signup for The Mixer (May 9th)

posted Mar 3, 2015, 7:52 AM by Michael Collins

Why wait? Sign up for the first major of the year. Click here to sign up.

Handicap Policies and Procedures

posted Feb 28, 2015, 5:48 PM by Brian G

The Handicap Committee of our golf club is responsible for administering the USGA Handicap System, including the computation of each member’s Handicap Index.  The primary goal of the system and the Committee is to enable golfers of differing skill levels to compete on an equitable basis. 

The Committee will verify that scores are properly posted for handicap purposes and peer review.  For Brown Deer Golf Club group events, the Committee will post all scores for the field.  If ever in doubt at an event, ask if your score will be posted or if you need to do so. 

Members should be aware of the following policies and procedures:

Tournament Scores

Scores for rounds played during the following events should be posted as "Tournament Scores":
  • BDGC match play rounds (Cup Matches, Club Championship, 2-Man Match Medal)
  • 1st Team and 2nd Team competitions
  • BDGC majors
  • MCPLA, WPLA or other competitive events
USGA Handicap System
  • For additional information, see FAQ or the complete USGA Handicap Manual.
  • Try to make your best score on each hole at all times.
  • All "acceptable rounds" (see USGA Hcp Manual - Section 5), including 9-hole rounds, played during an active local season (April 1st to October 31st in Wisconsin; year-round in some clients) should be posted immediately using a computer at the course played, the WSGA web site or the WSGA app for iPhone / Android.
  • Apply Equitable Stroke Control ("ESC") to all posted scores:
  • For holes not completed, record your "most likely score." This score must not exceed your maximum number under ESC.  Most likely score is a judgment based on each player's own game. It consists of the number of strokes already taken plus, in your best judgment, the number of strokes needed to complete the hole from that position more than half the time.   For example, if a 12-foot putt is given, you should likely assume a 2-putt.
  • If you fail to start a hole, you should assume a score based on your course handicap and the assigned difficulty of the hole.  For example, a player with a course handicap of 24 should assume as score of 6 on a par-4 rated the #2 handicap hole.
  • If you play at least 13 holes, you should post an 18-hole score.
  • If you play 7 to 12 holes, you should post a 9-hole score.
  • Handicap Indexes of each member will be updated on the 1st and 15th of each month.
  • Five posted scores are required to establish a handicap for competitive purposes in the club.
  • Failure to post rounds may result in disciplinary action as determined by the Handicap Committee.
  • The Handicap Committee has the ultimate authority and obligation to adjust a Handicap Index if it feels necessary to do so. 
Please direct any questions or concerns to our Handicap Chairman, Brian Grossman, at 414-704-0264 or brian.grossman@ymail.com.

Two Man Match Medal Championship - Sign Up Before 4/8/2015

posted Feb 8, 2015, 8:35 PM by Mike Collins

The deadline for entries is the Wednesday, April 8th meeting.  The First and Second draws will be made April 10. Click here for the sign up sheet.

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