Great Walk and Ride Specials in August
King’s Forest CG
Monday to Thursday after 11 am – $50 walking and $58 riding including taxes
Friday to Sunday after 11 am – $60 walking and $68 riding including taxes
Super Special – $48 Golf & Ride – seven days a week after 3 pm including taxes
Chedoke Civic GC – Beddoe Course
Monday to Thursday after 11 am – $53 Golf & Ride including taxes
Friday to Sunday after 11 am – $60 Golf & Ride including taxes
Super Special Golf & Ride after 3 pm
Monday to Thursday – $40 including taxes
Friday to Sunday – $45 including taxes
Chedoke Civic – Martin Course
Monday to Thursday after 11 am – $44 Golf & Ride including taxes
Friday to Sunday after 11 am – $49 Golf & Ride including taxes
Super Special Golf & Ride after 3 pm
Monday to Thursday – $34 including taxes
Friday to Sunday – $39 including taxes
August Food Specials at Chedoke and King’s Forest
Grab them while they’re hot – 16 inch Pepperoni Pizza – only $15.99 plus tax. Or, the perfect post-round hunger and thirst quencher – Two pounds of Wings and One jug of domestic beer for only $29.99 plus tax.
Beat the Heat summer sale at Chedoke and King’s Forest
For a limited time you save 30% off all Jackets, shirts, wind shirts and shorts and 20% off all remaining golf bags.
Golf Hamilton Ladies’ Leagues featured in Ambition magazine
Check it out HERE on pages 4 and 5 with some great golf discount coupons!
Summer Golf Camps filled to capacity
Twenty plus boys and girls enjoyed the July Junior Golf Camp at Chedoke Civic GC and the camp starting August 11th is also full. Don’t forget to call the Golf Shop – 905-546-3116 – early next spring to book your spot!
Golf Hamilton Ladies’ League Clinics
Two ladies league golf clinics are scheduled for the month of August with PGA of Canada Class A Professional Mark Arnett on the range at Chedoke Civic GC.
Tuesday, August 16th from 5 to 6 pm – Chipping session
Saturday, August 20th from 10 to 11 am – Q&A session – anything you would like to ask!
Please call the Golf Shop to confirm your spot – 905-546-3116
Dates available for fall golf tournaments
If you’re looking to host a small, medium or large group for a golf tournament this fall, there are still a few dates available in September and October.
Please contact Mark Arnett, Supervisor of Golf Operations at 905-546-3117 for information about dates at both Chedoke Civic GC and King’s Forest GC or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org
Great saving to be found in our 2016 Yardage Guides
Our 2016 yardage guides are available in the Golf Shop at both King’s Forest and Chedoke Civic golf courses for guests who purchase a regular green fee. Check them out for awesome monthly 2 for 1 green fees right through to October, as well as discounts for food purchases in the clubhouse. Lots of great info in them with everything from golf in PEI and the return of golf to the Olympics to instruction tips and drink ideas for the summer!
Men’s Club Champions crowned at King’s Forest
In a rain shortened shootout, Chad Watts-Denyes repeated as King’s Forest’s Men’s Club Champion on August 1.
For the first time in club history the three-day event was shorted to a one-day finale after Saturday’s opening round was washed out due to rain and flooded greens and Sunday’s morning round was cancelled after rain and lightning struck.
Watts-Denyes fired a steady round of 2-over 74 for a one stroke victory over Mike Millar and Walter Wiebe who carded 75s, while John Kataila settled for fourth place at 77.
“It was unfortunate that it was cut back to one round, but you can’t control the weather,” says Watts-Denyes, who has spent the summer working in the back shop at nearby Glendale G&CC. “I just tried to be aggressive with my swings, but not crazy aggressive because if you get a big number on one hole it’s tough to get it back in a one-day tournament.”
He had a tough start with bogeys on Nos. 2 and 3, but a birdie on No. 4 put the 19-year-old back on course. Chad had a double-bogey on No. 12 that put him at 3-over for the round. “I knew I had to buckle down after that and I made birdies on No. 15 and No. 16,” says Watts-Denyes, who shot rounds of 74-84-72 to win the 2015 club championship. Not knowing where he stood on the leaderboard heading to No. 18, Chad tried to make birdie, but a poor drive and a second shot that went into the right hazard resulted in another bogey on No. 18. “As I walked up to the 18th green I saw I had two putts to win, so I lagged it up there and made the second putt for the win.”
Later this month Denyes will head to Nicolls State University in Louisiana for his junior year with the Colonels. He played in eight of 10 tournaments for his team last year with a 12th place finish at the LSU tournament as his best finish and a 14th at the Colonels’ home tourney. “I’m excited to go back for sure. The goal is a top-five or top-10 this season,” says the Business Major.
The B Flight victory went to Chris Pirsias with a 80 followed by Mike Vachon in second and there was a three-way tied for third between Dan Cecchelli, Jim Poling and Jerry Pszczolkowski at 82. The C Flight championship went to Marty Barone with a net 63, followed by Fred Viinikka at 66 and Bob Hoffman at 68.
Second Senior Men’s Club Championship for Les Barratt at King’s Forest
In July Les Barratt won his second Senior Men’s Club Championship at King’s Forest GC. After shooting an opening round 78 to share the lead with Dan Cecchelli and having two other players one shot back at 79, Barratt found the trigger on Day 2 for a resounding victory. “I played my best game in about four years and shot 2-under par 70 with two bogeys and four birdies. It was just one of those days where everything went right,” says Barratt, who sank a bunch of eight to 10 footers for par to keep the round going. He also bought a new driver earlier this season and after giving him some initial troubles, Barratt seems to have straightened it out! Walter Wiebe finished second followed by John Holota.
In the Net Division, Mike Adoranti won with a score of 140, while there was a three-way tie for second at 142 between Tony Gabrielle, Frank Ajandi and Cecchelli.
Canadian Amateur Jared du Toit helps Steve Bator to a hole-in-one at Chedoke Civic GC
Not only did Jared du Toit make headlines last week as the country’s top golfer at the 2016 RBC Canadian Open, but he also opened the door to Steve Bator’s hole-in-one on No. 16 on the Martin Course.
Bator, a Mississauga resident, who is regular at Chedoke Civic GC, participated in a clinic at Glen Abbey on the Tuesday before the national championship started with the likes of Team Canada members Blair Hamilton, Hugo Bernard and du Toit.
The lesson from the pros paid off on the Friday of the tournament, as Bator decided on a whim to get in a quick round on the Martin Course. Playing on his own, with a yellow Srixon golf ball, it was a pretty unremarkable round until his tee shot on No. 16 hit the pin flag pole with a loud whack.
“I didn’t see it go in, so I figured it bounced off,” he says. “As I approached the periphery I looked around and couldn’t see it, so I looked in the hole and it was in the bottom of the cup. The group behind me heard me yell and then I went on to the next hole. I still have the ball in my bag,” says Bator, who had previous holes in one at Centennial GC in Etobicoke and at Shelburne G&CC.
On the Saturday of the Canadian Open he headed back to Glen Abbey to catch the action and follow du Toit, who played himself into the final group for the final round, but didn’t get to say thanks for the tips!
“I really like playing both the Martin and Beddoe Courses at Chedoke – they are really nice Stanley Thompson golf courses and we also play King’s Forest once in a while,” says Bator, who admits to being a GolfNow junkie. “We love coming to Hamilton to play golf, the people are very nice and the rates are excellent.”