EFFECTIVE Jan 1, 2019 - New General Meeting Schedule
At the September General meeting Club President John Soule
conducted a "Show of Hands" vote to accept the proposal to change
to a quarterly General Meeting schedule instead of the monthly meetings we have now.
The Board determined the vote was unanimously in favor of the change. The effective date of the change will be Jan 1, 2019. The wording changes are posted on the club's bulletin board and HERE.
Major Tournament Chairman Presents
New Sign-Up and Payout Schedule
Given a new General Meeting schedule effective Jan 1, 2019 Major Tournament Chair Ron Kula has devised an annual schedule to
effectively accommodate Tournament Sign Ups and the distribution
of tournament winnings.
(OPEN the Major Tournaments Section in the Left-hand column, then 2018 Major Tournaments and select "Signup Process Effective
Jan 1, 2019" to view.)
Want to Learn About the Upcoming Changes to the Rules
of Golf before they become effective Jan 1, 2019?
Visit the website: USGA.org/rules
Thank You for your participation in the 2018 Member-Guest Tournament
You can check the final results HERE
2018 Memorial Tournament Results
The 2018 Memorial Golf Tournament was a great success raising over $30,000
for The Foundation of Laguna Woods Village! This is the second year the
Men's Club has partnered with Village of Laguna Woods and VMS person who
also donated a Tee Sign), Brian Gruner, Becky Jackson and Jackie Kupfert for
all their help. Also a big thanks to Tom McCray and his team of golf
professionals whose help was invaluable in making the day possible!
And a special Thank You to Lorraine Tagliaferri and her crew who
checked-in all the players and gave out all the goodies!
Check presentation to The Foundation of Laguna Woods Village: L to R Tom Sirkel,
Beth Perak, John Soule, Brian Gruner, Marcy Sheinwold and David Schmidli.
Winners of the 2018 Handicap Division:
L to R Bill Allison, Chris Berra, Tammy Limon and Sam Murad.
Winners of the Non-Handicap Division (not shown):
George Ramirez, Tony Jonas, Mike Thompson and Gary Aldrup.
For pictures from the 2018 Memorial, click HERE
2017 Village Cup
International Team edges out Team USA to win cup!
The Village Cup, our version of a modified Ryder Cup, was a fun day of camaraderie and competitive golf. Twenty Men's Club members on each team competed in a 27-hole
alternate shot, best ball and match play tournament format. Afterward everyone met in
the Village Greens to await the results and to finally celebrate the International win.
It was a close contest and an excellent day of golf. A big thank you to USA team captain
Dan Davis and International's victorious captain Fred Yune, for organizing and overseeing
this fun and successful tournament.
Photos Clockwise from Top: (Top) Team USA and
Team International; (Bottom Pic) International
Captain Fred Yune accepting the Village
Cup Trophy from USA Team Captain Dan Davis.
Congratulations to the 2017 Putting Champion
Ralph Belitz Took Top Putting Honors.
To see the entire year's players and scoring, click HERE.
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A Letter from ...
The Foundation of Laguna Woods Village
The mission of the Foundation of Laguna Woods Village is to provide temporary financial assistance to qualified economically disadvantaged residents of the community. The Foundation sent the LWMGC a special letter thanking the club for their generous monetary donation. You can read the actual letter HERE.
The Laguna Woods Men's Golf Club
The Laguna Woods Men's Golf Club (LWMGC - The Club) exists to provide its members with opportunities for pleasure, recreation and social relationships. Contributions made by the club membership to charitable organizations help support those in our community who are in need. Our club takes a leadership role in representing the golfing community in Laguna Woods Village. Membership is open to male residents who own and occupy, or lease and occupy, a manor in the gated LWV community and who are aged 55 or older. Applications for a new or renewal 12-month membership are available online when using a credit card for payment. Select here > Online Application
If making Payment by cash or check: submit a printed LWMGC application form (download here), or it's available at the Men's Club drop slot beneath the posting computer next to the Golf Shop in the Village Greens building. New member dues are $85.00 per year (renewing dues $70.00 per year) which includes Club dues, membership in the Southern California Golf Association (SCGA) and the right to compete for rewards in the club's regular Wednesday tournaments. Renewing members must pay an additional $25 late fee if renewal payment is received after the 12-month membership expiration date. Monthly meetings of the General membership are held on the fourth Tuesday of each month (except December No meeting).
2018 LWMGC Board of Directors
To View Photos of ...
the 2018 President's Ball
Annual Derby - 38 Players - 19 Teams
The November Annual Derby - Largest in 2017
The Derby was a big success in November with 19 teams teeing off for an exciting time for all. For the golfers who take part most say it is one of the best Men's Club events. The format is simple, high handicappers are paired with low ones to form two man teams. Then it's alternate shot until the ball is holed. Depending upon the number of teams involved, at least one team is eliminated on each hole until the last team standing.
The winning team for the last Derby of 2017
Sam Murad and Dennis Bourdreau
Click here for a listing of the other top placements.
Congratulations to all the winners and
players in the final 2017 Derby!
2017 Member-Guest Tournament
The LWMGC Member-Guest Tournament was held on Saturday, August 19 with 108 golfers and 134 dinner guests. The weather was perfect, course conditions excellent and the camaraderie priceless. The Box Lunch, Goodie Bag of useful items, and the Dinner after golf, made it a great day for our members and their guests. And of course there were winners. The field was divided into handicap and non-handicap players. And the winners are...
Handicap Flight - Bob Off and Lorraine Tagliaferri
Non-Handicap Flight - John Bassler and Bill Pollock
Congratulations to all our winners
and to a fun tournament!
(L-R) Bob Off and Lorraine Tagliaferri
with LWMGC President, Don Fleming
For team pictures from the Member-Guest click HERE
2017 LWMGC Team Play vs. Navy... a Win!
LWMGC victorious against the Navy Team.
LWMGC Team Play Captain Mike Walo (right) accepts the Navy Match trophy
from Navy Captain Bob Hart (left) on November 27, 2017. The combined
two-match point totals of LWMGC 915 to Navy 749 using the Scotch Scoring
format regained the "Coot Bird" trophy after the 2016 Navy victory. This
win gave LWMGC their seventh victory in eight events since the matches
started in 2010.
Congratulations to the LWMGC Team!