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     To : MARGA Golfers

    FROM : Larry Witt

    MARGA President  (lmwitt@tds.net)   (608-692-0763)


    REGISTRATION

 Registration for the 2019 season is now open. A registration form was mailed to all 2018 members, and should have been received in early February. Registration Form (Click Here))can also be copied from our website. If you have not mailed in your registration, please do so as soon as possible. This allows our Data Base Coordinator to process your registration in a timely manner, and prepare league rosters for the upcoming season.



    GREEN FEES

    City of Madison Season Golf passes, as well as Loyalty Cards, can be used for the 2019 season. The passes and cards can be purchased at any City of Madison course during the

    season. When used for league play, a Loyalty Card will result in a $ 2.00 discount on every nine holes played. During non-league play, golfers will receive a $ 2.50 discount.

   

    Nine Hole Green Fees, with tax, will be : 

                                                                    Glenway – $14.77 (with Card, $ 12.66)          Monona – $ 14.77 (with Card, $ 12.66)          Yahara – $ 15.30 (with Card, $ 13.19)

  

     Eighteen Hole Green Fees will be : 

                                                                    Yahara – $ 27.43 (with Card, $ 23.21)          Odana – $ 29.54 (with Card, $ 25.32) 


    GOLF MADISON PARKS KICKOFF PARTY 

   Purchase Discounted Loyalty Cards & Season Memberships

    On Saturday, March 2nd, 10:00 am until 6:00 pm, at the Odana Hills Clubhouse, you may purchase Loyalty Cards, and Season memberships at a 10% discount. You must

    come in-person, with cash or credit card only. This is a one day event only. Phone calls will not be accepted. Free bucket of range balls to all attendees.

    On Sunday, March 3rd, 10:00 am until 3:00 pm, phone orders (608-266-4724) will be accepted at a 7% discount.

 

    The full cost of a Basic Loyalty Card would be $ 35.00 new, or $ 25.00 for a renewal. An upgraded Loyalty Card would be $ 30.00 more. Individual season passes range between

    $ 1050.00 to S 1350.00.


          EARLY SEASON 2019 GOLF CLINIC

MARGA members will have the opportunity to take a three class session of lessons from David Davis. The cost of the three, 90 minute class sessions, will be $85.00.   

Classes at Monona will be held on Tuesdays, April 16, April 23, and April 30. The Class time will be at 12:30 pm. Classes at Odana will be held on Thursdays, April 18,

April 25, and May 2. The Class time will be at 12:30 pm. Topics to be covered include the full swing, putting, chipping, wedge shots, and driving. To find out more  information on the class schedule, and registration procedure, Click Here to See Registration Form

 


     MARGA LEAGUE 2019 GOLF DATES (16 Weeks)  No League on Memorial Day, May 27, or Thursday, July 4 

   

    Monday Leagues :  April 22, 29, May 6, 13, 20, June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29,  August 5, 12 

  

    Tuesday League:     April 23, April 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6   

  

    Wednesday League : April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, June 12, 19, 26, July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, August 7, 14    (No League on June 5 ) 

 

    Thursday League :  April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, June 6, 13, 20, 27, July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 15

  

    Friday League      :  April 26, May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9


    KEEP THESE 2019 MARGA DATES IN MIND

  

    MARCH 16  (Saturday) – Postmark deadline for returning members to avoid Registration late fee

    APRIL 22  (Monday) – MARGA League play begins

    JUNE 5   (Wednesday) – Golf Outing at Pleasant View, Middleton

    AUGUST 13   (Tuesday) -  Don Wendt 9 Hole Tournament at Monona

    AUGUST 22   (Thursday) – Ed Lippert 18 Hole Tournament at Odana

    SEPTEMBER  10 (Tuesday) – Golf Outing at Glen Erin, Janesville

    SEPTEMBER  25 (Wednesday) – Luncheon at Rex’s, Waunakee

 


   R&A and USGA CHANGES IN THE RULES OF GOLF for 2019

 

                            Pace of Play

 

    Recommendations on How to Play Promptly

 

  • New rule: Recommends that players make each stroke in no more than 40 seconds, and usually in less time.
  • New rule: A ball is lost if not found in three minutes.

                         

 

          Summary Chart of 2019 Golf Rule Changes (Click Here)