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South County League Board of Governors Meeting

Aberdeen Country Club

June 11, 2019

The meeting was called to order at 8:01 am by Pres. Jay Levine. He greeted the governors and guests and thanked Aberdeen Country Club and their staff for hosting a wonderful breakfast.

Roll call was taken and all the clubs were present.

Past presidents in attendance were Mike Lapkin and Chuck Milber.

Guests:  Jerry Green from Aberdeen received his hole in one prize from treasurer, Rich North, and Jerry Fine, a captain for Indian Spring was introduced.  Bob Guarino introduced Wycliffe's captain, Al Leber.

The minutes of last meeting were accepted without any additions or corrections.

Treasurer report: Richard North reported on our income and expenditures:

                        Opening Balance: $3,559.15

                        Dues Received: $1,000.00

                        Check #129 : $100 (hole in one for Jerry Green)

                        New Balance: $4,459.15

There was no President’s Report or Old Business

New Business:

The issue of riding with your partner or opponent was discussed. The standard, according to the rules, is riding with an opponent. If both governors agree, riding with your partner is acceptable, but this should be agreed upon by the Monday before the match.

The rules chairman presented a clarification of the rule when a player is replaced after the Tuesday at 3:00 pm deadline by adding the following sentence to the current rule: “If a front tee alternate replaces a back tee drop out, the replacement will play from the back tee and all the above rules apply. If a back tee alternate replaces a front tee drop out, the replacement will play from the back tees, and he will get the adjustment for the course rating for the different tees. All of the above rules will apply.”

The 80% rule was discussed, and, by vote, will not change for the remainder of this year.

Discussion of the standard breakfast resulted in maintaining the status quo.

President Levine reminded everyone to make sure that the host club sends a copy of the score sheet to the visiting club’s governor.

The decision was made, after some discussion, that the host pro shop will enter all scores for both clubs in the GHIN system after a match.

Committee Reports:

Expansion............................Alan Rubinstein, Delaire

Alan reported that there have been preliminary discussions with St. Andrews and Addison Reserve.

The next meeting will be on September 10 at Boca Pointe.


 There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 8:47 am.

Respectfully submitted,

Larry Stone


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