CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS

This weekend’s Club Championship was a huge success.  Not only did we have a record 60 golfers we also set a record of $12,000 for the Calcutta. I would like to thank  all who came out to either play or  watch all the golfers battle it out on the course. This is always a special weekend and I would like to congratulate this year’s winners. Brad McClatchey won with Men’s Championship with a smooth 70 74  (144) to finish the tournament at even par.  Janet Gruber (owner of Brown’s Floral) won the Woman’s Championship with a steady 85 83 (168). And Scott Houston and Don Houchin tied for 1st in the Men’s Senior Championship with a net total of 72. Also would like to  thank Jeff King and Debra Berry  for helping with the Calcutta. Also want to give a special thanks to Russ Bastian and his grounds crew for the awesome job they did preparing the course and to all the other staff for all their hard work and dedication in making this a wonderful weekend of golf.

This year’s winners are as follows:

Men’s Championship – Brad McClatchey 144 / Tanner Reed 152 /  Larry Welch and Todd Berry 154

Woman’s Championship  – Janet Gruber 168 / Erin Spencer 176 / Mandy Bair 178

Men’s 3rd Flight – Jeff Lickei 183 / Tony Berg 184 / Mark Smith 188

Men’s 2nd Flight – Byron Gruber 164 / Russ Bastian 165 / Derek Peters 167

Men’s 1st Flight – Kyle Steckler 154 / Ralph Keeler 159 / DC 163

Men’s Senior’s 9 Hole Championship (Net score for 18 holes) – Don Houchin and Scott Houston 72 / Ron Brandt and Larry Hefling 74

Ladies 9 Hole Flight (Net score for 18 holes) – Arline Anderson and Jean Ackerman 71 / Kelli Eagen and Misty Kephart 72

Trophies will presented at the Awards Banquet on Oct 1 so please mark your calendar.

LEAGUE UPDATES

Monday Men’s League finishes Sep 18. Includes one make-up match.

Tuesday Ladies League finishes this Tuesday Aug 29.

Wednesday Men’s League finishes Sep 20.

Thursday Ladies League finishes this Thursday Aug 31.

Please note there will be no Monday Men’s League next Monday Sep 4 due to the Labor Day weekend. Hope everyone has a safe and fun filled Labor Day weekend.

UPCOMING EVENTS

The Glow Ball Tournament is this  Friday Sep 1. We have 1 spot available. However, if you have your own golf cart, we have room for 3 more teams. Please sign-up in the pro shop if you would like to play and have your own cart.  Cost is $50 for a members team and $80 for a guest team. A buffet will be provided before we tee off along with raffle prizes. This is always a fun filled time, playing golf at night. I mean, what could possible go wrong?  And let’s not forget the fireworks. Tee off will be at dusk which should be around 8:30 to 8:45.

SILVER WINGS BAND

Linda Grunewald and her band Silver Wings will be performing outside on the cart deck this Saturday Sep 2 starting at 7:30 to 11:30 There will be a $5.00 cover charge for those wanting to listen to the band. And for all you Nebraska fans, no problem. We will have the game on in the lounge and restaurant so you can watch the Huskers open their 2017 season.

AWARDS / MEMBER APPRECIATION BANQUET

Please mark your calendar for this year’s annual Awards / Members Appreciation Banquet to be held on  Saturday Oct 21. Social starts at 6:00 and dinner at 7:00 followed by the awards presentation. You don’t have to be a winner to attend. This is always a great evening and a great way to  finish off the 2017 golf season. Please RSVP.

R.I.P TOURNAMENT

The  R.I.P. Tournament has been scheduled for Sunday Oct 8. Tee times start at 11:00. This is a handicap based tournament so everyone has a chance at winning. If you do not have a handicap, please let us know in advance so we can establish a handicap for you. Cost is $25 for members and $50 for guest.  Price includes golf, prizes and food. The sign-up sheet is located in the pro shop. Please sign up  in  advance to better assist us in planning this event.

CONCEAL AND CARRY CLASS 

We will be having another Conceal and Carry gun class on Sunday Sep 24. Registration begins at 8:00 am  and the class starts at 8:30 am and is schedules to run until 4:30. The cost of the course is $100  per person. Payment can be made via PayPal using  https://www.paypal.me/thetribe?locale.x=en_US&country.x=US. Please use the friends and friends  function or add 3.5% for the fees. Please include the name of who is attending the class in the notes section.  You can bring the range fee with you the day of the class or you can include it in the PayPal payment. If you have an issue with PayPal or don’t have an account  you can mail payment to the address below. To reserve your seat, please make sure payment  is made prior to  Sep 17. There is a class enrollment minimum, so if there isn’t enough people paid by Sep 17, the class is subject to be cancelled. If the class is cancelled for any reason, a full refund will be given, less any fees from PayPal. You will need to bring a firearm of any caliber with a holster that can  be concealed. We recommend a belt holster on the outside of the pants and a jacket or  button down shirt to  conceal the gun. Most of the qualification is drawing from concealment, but  there are no time limits.  Please  do not bring any ammunition into the classroom portion; you may, however, bring an unloaded  and cased weapon  if you would like. Training material and handouts will  be provided for the classroom portion. Also, you will need range  protective gear as well. Eye protection and ear protection is required. 100 rounds of manufactured practice ammunition  should suffice. Officer Brian Hayes will be the instructor. Spots are limited so please contact the pro  shop if you would like to sign-up. The address to send payment to is as follows:

Brian Hayes

The Tribe, LLC

Big Red Gun

12209 N 152nd Circle

Bennington, NE 68007

402-305-4965

HUSKER FOOTBALL 

Are you ready for some football??? Caddies Lounge is ready for some football. Whether it’s our beloved Huskers playing , your favorite college team or pro team,  why not come watch your team battle  it out on one of our many TV’s. Sit on the deck, sit in the lounge, sit in the restaurant. Sit where ever you want. But wherever you sit always know that we will do our very best to ensure you have a great time.  We  have appetizer  specials, drink specials and we can even cater for your party.  So put on you Red  and  head on up to the Ridge to cheer on those Huskers when they open the  2017 season against the  Arkansas State Red Wolves on this Saturday Sep 2. Kickoff is at  7:00  on  BTN…GO BIG RED!!!

Booking a tee time has never been easier. Just go to our new and improved website at https://golflakeridge.com. Not only can you book your tee time online, but you can view all the upcoming events for the season in the events Club Calendar. You can view our menu, order gift certificate’s from our online shop and keep up-to-date with the latest golfing news with my online news blog. It even links you to our Facebook and Twitter pages.  So please take a few minutes to check it out and add to your favorites list.

UNLIMITED GOLF SPECIAL

Come take advantage of our UNLIMITED GOLF SPECIAL. The $24.50 golf package includes all your golf, cart rental and a cold sandwich with chips and is available Monday – Friday. However due to changes with our lunch schedule the $29.50 package that includes golf, cart rental  and a hot  lunch  from Fairways  Restaurant will only be available on Fridays. Please note this golf special does not include weekends or holidays and all  golfers must stop playing at 4:00.  This allow us time to get setup and ready for the evening leagues.

UPCOMING GOLF OUTINGS

SEP 1 – GLOW BALL 2-PERSON SCRAMBLE / 9 HOLES at DUSK

SEP 9/10 – KYLE SORENSEN MEMORIAL 4-PERSON SCRAMBLE / 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM

OCT 6 – SKY DIVERS  GOLF OUTING / JUMP AT 11:00 18 HOLES AT 1:00 PM

OCT 8 – R.I.P TOURNAMENT / 18 HOLES TEE TIMES STARTING AT 11:00 AM 

OCT 21 – ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET

Sign-up sheets for all the above tournaments are located in the pro shop. These tournaments fill up fast so please sign-up early to ensure your spot and to better assist us in organizing, planning and setting up these events.

Need to plan an event? Well look no further. Whether it’s a golf outing, retirement party, birthday party, class reunion or any social event, we look forward to working  with you to plan and host your event and make it an enjoyable and memorable experience for all. An up-to-date schedule has been posted on our website at https://golflakeridge.com and has also been posted to our Facebook Page. 

And speaking of Facebook, feel free to “like” and follow us on the  Lake Ridge Country Club’s Facebook Page. Keep up-to-date with all the events and daily specials Lake Ridge has to offer.  Please click on the link fb.me/BeaverLakeRidgeGolf. If the link does not work, simply cut and paste the link into your address bar on your web browser. Please feel free to rate us and give us any feedback that would allow us to better serve you.  

FAIRWAYS RESTAURANT 

Open for dinner from 5 – 9 seven days a week and now open for lunch from 11 – 2 Friday’s  Saturdays and Sundays.  Whether you want to dine in the restaurant, Caddies Lounge or out on the deck, we are committed to providing quality food at a great price in a very comfortable setting. In a hurry or don’t feel like cooking, call us in advance for takeout orders.

Like breakfast? The Dormant Club meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:30 for breakfast in Fairways Restaurant. This is open to the public so why not treat yourself to a nice breakfast and get your day started off right. What a great way to start your day, sitting on the deck and enjoying the view of the golf course.

HAPPY HOUR MONDAY – FRIDAY FROM 4 TO 6

Enjoy discounted prices on beer, wine and spirits in Caddies Lounge.

DAILY SPECIALS  

MONDAY – CHEF’S CHOICE

TUESDAY – TACOS TACOS TACOS

WEDNESDAY – CHEF’S CHOICE

THURSDAY –  CHICKEN QUESADILLAS

FRIDAY – STEAK AND SHRIMP

SATURDAY –  RACKS OF BBQ RIBS

SUNDAY – CHEF’S CHOICE

 

MEMBER APPRECIATION NIGHT

Sundays are Members Appreciation night. All members get 20% off their food order. So come on out and take advantage of your membership for some great food at a great price.

DARTS

Darts anyone? Come on up and enjoy a few beers, play some darts in Caddy’s Shack and listen to some of your favorite songs on the Jukebox. And for all you music fans, download  the AMI Jukebox app to your phone and play the jukebox from your phone. Just do a search for AMI Jukebox under your APPS store and download the app. Once you have downloaded the app, select Caddy’s Lounge as your location.  It’s quick and easy to setup.

 

KARAOKE

We have Karaoke every Friday and Saturday starting at 9:00. However, if you ever want to practice your skills, once the kitchen closes, we can fire up the Karaoke and let the singing begin.

  

Todd Berry

Director of Golf

Lake Ridge Golf Course

Phone: 402-235-4653

lakeridgegolf@spiralfiber.com