|Gentlemen of the BTC||October 22, 2020|
Thanks to everyone who made it out Tuesday for a bonus round of golf at Ravisloe Country Club, it actually turned out to be a beautiful day. I would also like to thank Dick for putting these bonus rounds together and Andy for stepping up while I was out of town and writing last week’s newsletter. And finally I would like to thank our president Tom Ollenburger for coming up with the idea (and the execution) of getting all the members a really nice BTC polo shirt. If you guys haven’t seen them or received one yet you will in the next few weeks. I look forward to seeing everyone next week for another bonus round at our home course Gleneagles Country Club on the elusive Red course.
SHOTGUN START AT 10:30 AT GLENEAGLES RED ON TUESDAY
Sick & Vigil
Please send any sick & vigil to Larry Garetto at email@example.com
Birthdays of the Week & Other Famous People Born this Day
If your birthday is not in the roster book and you would like to participate, please contact Peter.
Happy birthday to the following BTC Members or in this case Member.
· Hal Eberling and Larry Gramith - October 16th Shares a birthday with Noah Webster (lexicographer (Webster's Dictionary)
· Jack Heatter and Steve Ostrowski - October 17th Share a birthday with Robert "Evel" Knievel ( American motorcycle daredevil) and Mae Jemison (1st African American woman in space) and Eminem [Marshall Bruce Mathers III] ( American rapper and movie star (The Real Slim Shady).
· Jim Eppolito and George Sr. Johnson - October 22nd Share a Birthday with Collis P. Huntington (American business tycoon and railroad executive (Central Pacific Railroad, Southern Pacific Railroad) and Shaggy [Orville Richard Burrell], (Jamaican-American reggae musician and rapper)
· John Bondi - October 23rd Shares a Birthday with John Heisman (American football coach who legalized the forward pass, originated the center snap and for which the Heisman Trophy is named) and Johnny Carson (American comedian and TV host (The Tonight Show).
· Randy Samoska - October 25th Shares a Birthday with Pablo Picasso (Spanish artist) and Denny Shute (American golfer (British Open 1933, PGA C'ship 1936-37).
· Jerry Jasinski - October 26th Shares a Birthday with Jackie Coogan (American actor (Addams Family) and Hillary Rodham Clinton (US 1st Lady (1993-2001), Senator (NY, 2001-09), Secretary of State (2009-13)
· Don Flood and Mike Sullivan - October 29th Share a Birthday with Carl Djerassi (Austrian-born American chemist and father of the contraceptive pill) and Richard Dreyfuss (American actor (Jaws).
· Mike Byrne - October 30th Shares a Birthday with Christopher Columbus (Italian explorer and navigator who discovered the "New World") and John Adams (2nd US President (1797-1801).
GOLF TIP OF THE WEEK-
10 Cold Weather Golfing Tips
· Wear Extra Socks: Your feet are one of your most important assets to your golf game. If your feet are cold, you can’t feel them, if you can’t feel them, how are you going to walk? You may have a golf cart, but you still have to walk to the tee and swing that club! Wear at least two pairs of socks, you will be glad you did!
· Wear A Warm Hat: Most of the body’s heat escapes from the head, which makes your core body temperature drop; in the case of extreme cold, a normal hat will not do! Please wear a warm hat, it’s up to you if you want that fuzzy ball on top; but whatever the case, protect your head!
· Wear Layers: Do you have your hat and extra socks on? Now, I’m going to tell you to wear even more clothes; yes, more clothes! I’m not saying that you have to look like Randy from A Christmas Story with coat that looks like you’re going deep sea diving. Layers are also useful because if you get too warm, you can just take one layer off. Make sure again, if you’re doing layers, keep moisture out, it can make you colder.
· Walk: In the Winter, the wind is not in your favor. When driving the golf cart, it’s going to be even colder with the breeze generated by your speed. Walk instead, yes walk! Walking not only keeps the hurricane force winds off of you, but it also keeps you warmer since you are moving around.
· Hand Warming: Wear gloves! If you must wear your golfing gloves, please use hand warmers when possible. If your hands are too cold to grip the club, a poor squirrel is going to get bonked on the head by your flying club. For your safety and the wildlife, keep your hands warm!
· Warm Golf Ball: Cold golf balls do not travel as far when it’s cold. You can lose as much as 3-5 yards for every ten degrees the temperature drops; bad news if you are golfing at the North Pole. Keep your golf ball in your pocket when not in use.
· Be Realistic: Don’t expect to hit a shot as good as you would when the weather is warmer. Your ball is colder and your muscles are not as flexible. You’re not going to hit the ball as far, it’s just part of the Winter golf game. Use the cold as a possible chance to improve your game, try harder, and don’t give up.
· Use A Softer Golf Ball: In the cold weather, it helps to use a softer golf ball. The ball is compressed a little more, which helps you get a little more distance out of the shot. Also when choosing your ball, go for a bright colored ball so you can see against the grey sky or the snow you may be playing near or in.
· Thermos: Before you leave home, how about filling up that thermos with tea or hot chocolate to keep you warm! Sipping on this delicious treat is not only good for your taste buds, but will keep you warm if you sip on it throughout your round. If you’re going to be on the links near lunch time, place some hot soup in the thermos for warmth and a happy tummy!
· Extra Clubs: The cold is going to mess with your game, that’s a factor that any golfer knows. If you’re wanting to achieve your distance, bring extra clubs, you’re going to need them! You may need a different club to send that ball to the green, compared to the club you’d always use.
MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT
The Election of Officers will take place November 10th at DiNolfo’s Banquets, 14447 W. 159th St., Homer Glen. There will be open bar and cocktails from 6pm - 7pm, dinner at 7pm and open bar again from 8pm - 10pm. We hope all members can attend. The Slate of Officers are:
President Gary Foster
Vice President Kevin Bewley
Treasurer Peter Garetto
Secretary Paul Kleinpaste
When you go out in public, keep
away from others who are sick, limit close contact and wear
When you go out in public, keep away from others who are sick, limit close contact and wear a mask
your hands often.
your hands often.
If you get sick, stay home and call your doctor
Don't touch the flagstick or use the rake in the traps
(bring your own rake)
Don't touch the flagstick or use the rake in the traps (bring your own rake)
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Chairmen, Greg Lewis & Rich
Schroeder, can issue the
notices, so contact one of us, when needed. If it's a general
notice, it will also appear on our website, near the top of the current newsletter
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needs to be posted to the website. Currently there
are 111 members signed up for this service.
Currently there are 111 members signed up for this service.
SOMETHING NEW FOR OUR MEMBERS - We are going to put a video, etc. on the web site, that's "in the news" or good for your tennis game (Click Here) or for the bowlers (Click Here). Here's also the bonus link, to help get your golf game in shape for next season. If anyone has photos or videos to share, of our Club in action, please email them to Webmaster@builderstee.com. If your screen ever displays out-dated information, try to Refresh your PC first (F5 key). The website has recently been updated to be more "mobile-device friendly". Try visiting us from your tablet or smart phone, and send us your feedback.
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more bowling stats
more bowling stats. Click HERE for current golf handicaps & Full Season Golf Schedule. Last year's financial report as presented by our Treasurer (click here).
Tennis Report – Al Baldermann
Low Turnout on the first day of tennis. Everyone was a bit rusty but all played pretty good.
After tennis we stayed at the club for Beggar’s Pizza. A lot of good conversation.
Our bowling season will start Tuesday November 3rd with a 24-week season. In an effort to keep everyone safe, we will abide by the following:
· 4-man teams
· Only one team of 4 on each pair of lanes
· The house will generate handicaps and provide information to our League Secretary, John Delano
· Substitute bowlers are welcome.
· We will be using 90% of 230 for handicap
Perhaps some guys on a 7 man team may want to join another team so they can bowl more often.
These are the teams we have so far:
|Team||Tri Star||Dan's Lock & Key||Beggar's OFK||Beggar's Pizza|
|Chuck Cahill||Vince Oliva||Ted Ruthenberg||Joe Eppolito|
|Keith Tadevich||Gary Crothers||Bob Vizdal||Jim Eppolito|
|Mike McNamara||Bill Slusarczyk||Jason Wojnar||Bob DeFalco|
|Hal Eberling||John Delano||Dan Raymond||Ben Tutka|
|Bob Wall||Mike Kent|
|Team||Van Henkelum||H&R Johnson Bros.||Mardi Gras Lanes||Lionheart Financial|
|Vince Annel||Ken Wisniewski||Dennis Samoska||Lee Kaz|
|Paul Kleinpaste||Gar Ward||Dan Woodward||Mike Breier|
|Ron Harwig||Tom Ollenburger||Terry Jesk||John Guarnieri|
|Dave Blyth||Gary Foster||Bon Shinnick||Anthony Serritella|
|Terry Samoska||George Anchacles|
|Team||Mama Vesuvio||Team Melfi||Bluebird Lanes||Bright Metals|
|Ron Miller||Dan Woodward, Jr.||Jack Brown||Waye Hutchinson|
|Chuck Pettrone||Bart Crosby||Frank Reichenberger||Pete Lambros|
|Adam Valentinas||Kelly Melfi||Greg Lewis||Mike Loye|
|Tim Magee||Roger Stewart||Bob Switak||Tom Stahl|
|Rob Jones||Craig O'Reilly|
GOLF NEWS - Dick Kamin
SHOTGUN START AT 10:30 AT GLENEAGLES RED ON TUESDAY!
This will be the last week of the golf season (weather permitting). Those playing on Tuesday may want to heed the suggestions listed above in the newsletter about cold weather golf tips.
10/27 GLENEAGLES RED
1A OLLENBURGER - L. GARETTO - P. GARETTO - HESLOP
1B LES - VARDIKOS - PANOUSIS - BYRNE
18A DAY - OSTROWSKI - ELLIOT - ROB
18B WARTA - G. FOSTER - JENNER - GUEST
17A BONDI - LAMBROS - T. SCHLESSER - P. SCHLESSER
17B CARLSTROM - POTERACKI - BONARIGO - MARINO
16A VIZDAL - RAYMOND - HUDDLESTON - WARD
15A LEWIS - SERRITELLA - KELLY - STEIN
15B BREIER - KAZ - BLYTH - GUARNIERI
14A WILL - MUSSER - HUTCH - FEBEL
14B OLIVA - DELANO - STEWART -
13A YOUNUS - O'CONNOR - MADY - CROSBY
13B ANNEL - HARWIG - KLEINPASTE -
12A NEYBERT - PETTRONE - LEE - KURTH
|BTC Golf Results||Division 1 (0 - 36) Handicapped Scores|
|Closest to the Pin||Hole:||X||X||X||X||X||X||X|
|Division 1 Players:||35||High Net:||85|
|Number of Skins:||2||Pay Each Skin:||87||Skins:||Jones, T Schlesser|
|Blind Best Ball:||1||58||204||Day / Serritella|
|2||60||153||Annel / T Schlesser Bewley / Breier|
|61||51||L Garetto / Delano||Will / G Foster|
BUILDERS TEE 2020 GOLF SCHEDULE
6-8 POTTAWATTAMIE CC -11:00 SHOTGUN - CHICAGO TIME -
6-9 GLENEAGLES WHITE - 9:00 A.M. TEE TIMES - 1ST ROUND PRESIDENT'S CUP
6-16 GLENEAGLES WHITE - 9:00 TEE TIMES - 1ST ROUND 2-MAN
6-23 RAVISLOE CC- 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - 2ND RD PRES CUP
6-30 SILVER LAKE SOUTH - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - 2ND RD 2 MAN
7-7 GLENEAGLES WHITE - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - 3RD RD PRES CUP
7-14 GREEN GARDEN GOLD - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - MAKE UP WEEK
7-21 DEER CREEK - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - FINALS PRES CUP
7-28 TUCKAWAY - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - 3RD RD 2-MAN
8-4 GLENWOODIE - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - 1ST RD CLUB CHAMP
GLENEAGLES WHITE -
10:30 AM SHOTGUN START- 4TH RD 2
MAN -4:00 DINNER
8-18 SILVER LAKE NORTH - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - 2ND RD CLUB CHAMP
8-25 GREEN GARDEN GOLD - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - FINALS 2 MAN
9-1 DEER CREEK - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - 3RD RD CLUB CHAMP
9-8 SANCTUARY - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - 4TH CLUB CHAMP
9-15 GLENEAGLES WHITE - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - 1ST RD WORLD SERIES
9-22 RAVISLOE CC-CALCUTTA
9-29 SILVER LAKE SOUTH - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - 2ND RD WORLD SERIES
10-6 RAVISLOE CC - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - 2-MAN ALT SHAMBLE
10-13 MEADOWS - 9:00 AM TEE TIMES - BEGGARS PIZZA PARTY
10-20 RAVISLOE CC-10:00 AM TEE TIMES
10-27 GLENEAGLES RED - 10:30 SHOTGUN
11-10 6 PM-DiNolfo’s Banquets, 14447 W. 159th St., Homer Glen GOLF DINNER & ELECTION OF OFFICERS