Golf News

Director of Golf & Grounds Report – March 2016

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops With the help of leap day, February rounds played for all courses posted the 2nd highest total since 2009 and posted 248 more rounds than last year. Year-to-date rounds remained mostly flat compared to prior year with 257 additional rounds played. Total rounds for the year are slightly behind our […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – January 2016

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Despite fewer total rounds played vs. prior year, total revenue for December exceeded budget and exceeded prior year. All of the major categories (Green Fee/Cart Fee, Merchandise and Driving Range) exceeded budget. On February 11, Lakes East/Lakes West will be hosting the 8th annual Teal Ribbon Tournament. The event is […]

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Director of Golf Report – December 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Slightly cooler temperatures and a later start to over-seed resulted in a revenue deficit to budget. On a bright note, merchandise sales did exceed budgeted goals, and we thank you. We have several items at Riverview that would make great Christmas gifts, including a Golf Buddy Laser Range Finder or […]

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Director of Golf Report – November 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops We will be hosting a Beat-the-Pros Tournament on December 10 at Riverview Golf Course, which will celebrate the renovation. Hosting the event in December provides the opportunity for our Winter guests to participate and ties into our fundraising efforts for our chosen Winter Celebration Charity. This year the chosen charity […]

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Director of Golf Report – July 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Once again this year we will be participating in Patriot Golf Day. Patriot Golf Day was organized, with the help of PGA of America, to raise funds for the Folds of Honor Foundation. The money raised is used to fund scholarships for spouses and children of military service men and […]

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Director of Golf Report – June 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds for May were down slightly from prior year, however revenue did increase. The percentage of public play year-to-date is consistent with recent trends, with less than 5% of total rounds played by public players. For the year 172,057 rounds have been played on our courses. With longer daylight […]

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Director of Golf Report – May 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total revenue for April exceeded both budget and prior year, despite a sharp decline in public play. For the year we are $28,000 behind budget and $69,000 behind prior year. Get Golf Ready classes proved to be popular this year and were well attended. From November through May 108 students […]

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USGA Expert Tours North Course

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Due to concerns expressed by RCSC Cardholders about the conditions on the North Golf Course, Director of Golf Brian Duthu toured the course with United States Golf Association agronomist Brian Whitlark to assess the condition of the greens. Whitlark has made the following observations about the North Course which we would like […]

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Director of Golf Report – April 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds played were down 2,389 rounds to prior year, mostly as a result of an additional rain day compared to prior year. Rounds at the executive courses remain brisk, posting their second highest number of rounds played in March since 2006. Despite weather challenges rounds are remaining steady with […]

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Director of Golf Report – March 2015

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops February rounds played for all courses posted the 2nd highest total since 2009 and posted 462 more rounds than last year. Year-to-date rounds remain behind the prior year (due to January weather). Despite January performance year-to-date, rounds remain on pace with the prior eight year average. The first annual Can/Am […]

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