South County League Board of Governors Meeting
Boca Woods Country Club
October 8, 2019
The meeting was called to order at 8:14 am by Pres. Jay Levine. He greeted the governors and guests and thanked Boca Woods Country Club and their staff for hosting the meeting.
Our 2019 champions, Gleneagles were congratulated and presented the championship trophy. Pesident Levine also congratulated Polo for winning their division championship.
Roll call was taken and all the clubs were present except Woodfield.
Past president in attendance was Mike Lapkin.
Guests: Bill Parmalee of Boca Woods to receive his hole-in-one check.
The minutes of last meeting were accepted without any additions or corrections.
Treasurer report: Richard North reported on our income and expenditures:
Opening Balance: $2,488.20
Current Balance: $2,488.20
The treasurer, Rich North also reported that we set a record this year with four holes-in-one.
President Levine suggested that we eliminate the printed booklet and rely on the website. He said that anyone that wants a printed version can download a PDF file from the website. Larry Stone, the website chairman, verified that this feature is up and running on the website. The governors voted to eliminate the booklet.
Jay said that he will be attending a USGA seminar on the new handicap system and will report to us at the December meeting. By necessity, league handicaps will need to lag by one week.
Jay also commended pro shops for the timely sending of GHIN reports this season. He also said that we need to give thought about scheduling options to be discussed at the December meeting. Past president, Mike Lapkin, suggested that we consider afternoon play in April.
Jay presented volunteer opportunities for the PGA at the Honda Classic and the LPGA at Boca Rio in January.
He also reported sadly that, pasts president, Paul Weiss is in hospice.
It was announced that the Boca Resort & Club wishes to separate from Boca Lago and become an independent team. The board voted unanimously to approve this move.
Alan Rubinstein, the expansion chairman, announced that there has been very preliminary talks with Boca Rio, Wellington National, Quail Ridge, and Wanders.
Terry Armant, the governor of the Boca Resort & Club, was asked why they wanted to separate from Boca Lago. He cited concerns about the course condition and food service.
President Levine said that we need to establish more specific standards for those issues.
The new governor for Stonebridge, Howie Weiss and their new captain, Marc Silverman were introduced, as was Jay Miller a new captain of our Boca Woods.
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 8:40 am.Respectfully submitted,