Glade Golf News

For The Vista

The Fairfield Glade Community Club has announced the March Course Aeration Schedule. It is as follows:

Crag March 8th – 11th; Dorchester March 15th – 18th; Druid Hills March 22nd- 25th.

Stonehenge Golf Course will be open March 16-18th.

Stonehenge and The Brae Course will open for the season on March 21st.

Stonehenge Grille will open for the season on March 21st.

Couples Invitational

Applications for the 2016 Couples Invitational are now being taken.

Forms are available online or at any of the Fairfield Glade Golf Shops. If you have any questions, contact Jeremy Jones at Heatherhurst 484-3799.

New Merchandise Discount Program

Members will receive 20% off the retail price of soft goods every day of the week.

Soft goods are anything you can wear – shirts, shorts, skirts, hats, gloves, and shoes.

Hard goods will be priced at the lowest vendor selling price, with no additional discounts given.

Hard goods are basic golf equipment -clubs, bags, balls and golf accessories including range finding watches.

You must show your Membership Card to receive a discount.

Hours of operation

Member’s Match Play entries are now being accepted.

Pro Shop hours 8 A.M. to 5 P.M. and tee times start at 8:30 A.M.

Crossover on weekdays, and 8:30am straight tee times on weekends.

Thursday Couples Golf League Starts Thursday, April 14th.

Couples, sign up for a nine hole scramble using fun formats at Heatherhurst Golf Courses with tee times starting at 3:33.

This is a social golf group and you need not be a “skilled” golfer.  After play, we enjoy dinner at a local restaurant and award prize money.

You may sign up each week by emailing your names,  phone number or contact information, approximate 9-hole handicap (Maximum of 20 per 9 holes) and whether or not you plan to eat with the group to [email protected] For the first week,  sign up by 3:00pm Sunday, April 10th.

You may also sign up at the Heatherhurst Clubhouse.  The signup sheet is posted the previous Wednesday by noon and is located on the bulletin board near the bathrooms.  Please provide the necessary information on the sign-up sheet. The sign up sheet is pulled around 3:00 on Sunday for the following Thursday.

The pairings will be emailed and posted on the Heatherhurst bulletin board by noon on Wednesday for play on Thursday.  Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your assigned tee time.

Organizers for this year’s play are Rob and Gloria Siwek, phone  517.290.5683 or 517.290.4089.  Feel free to call if you have any questions.

All residents and time share visitors are welcome.The 43rd Fairfield Glade Women’s Invitational Tournament will be held at Heatherhurst Golf Club on the Brae and Crag courses July 9 and 10. The Fairfield Glade Ladies 18 Hole League sponsors this weekend tournament.

The tournament weekend starts with a Friday evening reception, light breakfast with lunch is provided each day of the event.

The Invitational is open to lady golfers of all skill levels, flights are determined  by handicap, giving every player a chance to win one of many prizes.  All golfers must have a current and verifiable USGA handicap index from an authorized golf club, with a minimum of 7 rounds played in 2016 and posted to their internet record by June 29.

Sign up information and application is available on http://ladiesinvitational.blogspot.com or www.fairfieldglade.cc.

Mark Your Calendar….August 13 and 14  for Fairfield Glade Member/ Member 

Ladies and Gentlemen— Secure your partners early and plan on a fun filled week-end, August 13 and 14.  This 2 day tournament celebrating it’s 32nd  year is a men’s and women’s “2-person Best Ball” event held at Heathhurst Golf Club.

Look for updated details to come in your local newspaper.  Sign up information, exciting details about this premier Golfing event will be available in a couple of weeks.  Plan early…secure your partner in order to be ready to fill out information forms when they become available. This event is limited to 340 players.

Flights are determined prior to play. Payout will be to teams who score within the first 5 places, for both gross and net in each flight. There will be 4 flights; Red tee (women) Green *(women) White tee (men) Gold tee (men). The 2 day overall Member-Member Champions will be determined in each flight.

*A green tee flight has been added this year providing 18 teams are signed up. If a full flight of 36 players is not achieved, members will have the option to play in the red tee flight. Once the application is available the deadline for Green tee players will be June 15 which will give the committee an opportunity to plan accordingly.

Enjoy 2 days of golf playing on the Brae and Crag courses. A pre-tournament reception will be held on Friday evening (August 12), plus breakfast and lunch both days, gift bag, prize money plus a golf shirt or a dozen golf balls are included.

Plan now for this great golfing event on August 13 and 14.

Time to sign up for Women’s Nine Hole Golf League—2016

We are proud to be celebrating our 30th Anniversary, and we hope you will plan to join us in 2016 and continue this great tradition of golf in Fairfield Glade. We are now accepting sign-ups online on our website www.gladeniners.com where you can also check out our schedule and learn more about our league.

Our season begins May 2nd and ends September 26th. We share our league play day with the Men’s 9-hole golf group with shotgun starts on Monday mornings at 7:30 A.M. Our golf venues include all five of the Fairfield Glade Community owned golf courses.

Please note that the application includes your choice of tees, either the red tees or the forward (green) tees. Whichever teeing area you choose, will be your tee box for the entire season.

Your application and dues check must be received by April 18, 2016. Our opening luncheon will be held April 25th. We enjoy the social aspect of golf as well as the sport of golf and look forward to welcoming both new and old members to another fun-filled golfing season.

Before the first day of play, you must also have an established handicap with a current trend (minimum of five 2016 nine-hole scores of 70 or less). GHIN fees must be paid separately at Druid Hills pro Shop.

If you should have questions before this meeting occurs, please feel free to call Membership Chair Sharon Stevens at 707-1218 or President Cathy Tipton at 456-4714.)

2016 Membership Dues: $20.

Single golfers needed

Mixed group (men & women) plays golf every Saturday morning from April until October at one of Fairfield courses.

Please call Judy at 931-267-2612 if interested.