Newsletter - October 2017

Board of Governors

The Official Newsletter of Seven Oaks Country Club

October 2017 Volume 24, Issue 10

Bruce Barnhard - President Joe Drew - Vice President Neetu Jhaj - Secretary Mitch Bronson Harvey Campbell Tom Christenson Dan Corriea Derek Holdsworth Dick Wurster Bruce Powelson - CFO

The Seven Oaks Scene

MANAGER’S MESSAGE BY DON CIOTA, GENERAL MANAGER

The Golf and Greens Committee and the Board of Governors (“Board”) have recognized several ongoing issues concerning our golf course that are rapidly requiring attention. In February, we hired David Druzisky as our Golf Course Architect to evaluate our needs and create a plan for addressing them. The Master Plan he created for Seven Oaks is comprehensive in its scope, but would be quite expensive to execute, if we were to address the plan in its entirety. The Board has determined this plan to serve as a template for the future of the golf course. There are however, certain areas that need to be addressed in the coming years, while other modifications can be delayed for several years. Specifically, the Board has decided to begin a three-year project to remodel and improve the Greens Complexes (Greens and Green-side Bunkers) for all 27 holes, beginning with the Oaks 9 in the second half of 2018. Remodeling the greens complexes will involve replacing and reseeding the greens surfaces with new bent grass, re-contouring the bunkers and replacing with new sand, and re-positioning the irrigation around each green to provide better coverage and create proper drainage. To proceed forward, the Greens project will need the approval of our Membership. The Board would like to begin discussions for the future of our course with mem- bers at a Town Hall Meeting on Thursday October 26 th :

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Greens Project Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, October 26th at 5:30pm

Golf Course Architect, David Druzisky and Seven Oaks Superintendent, Jay Ervine will be present to discuss the project and answer your questions.

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All Members are encouraged to attend to get informed about the issues facing our club and how we can address them.

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Employee Holiday Fund In December, Seven Oaks Country Club has a tradition of thanking our employees for their hard work during the year. There are many staff members that work behind the scenes. They all deserve our recognition and support. A voluntary

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