Golf News

Director of Golf Report – December 2014

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops November temperatures proved to be a double edge sword, the warmer temperatures increased rounds played, however the temperatures kept the Bermuda grass from fully going dormant. Total rounds played in November were the highest level since 2007, rounds played at the executive courses were the highest level since at least […]

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Director of Golf Report – November 2014

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Rounds played in October were at the second highest level since 2008, with 23,079 rounds played. Rounds played year-to-date are at the third highest level since 2008, with 260,878 rounds played. Year to date only 5% of the rounds played on RCSC courses were public players. On November 30, Riverview […]

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Director of Golf Report – October 2014

by Brian Duthu  Pro Shops The North Course reopened on October 18 following the renovation. In the first 5 days of being reopened, 1,270 rounds were played, an average of 254 rounds per day. Response from golfers has been overwhelmingly positive, from the first tee to the 19th hole. We thank everyone in RCSC for […]

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Director of Golf Report – September 2014

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Year to date rounds remain ahead of prior year and are at the second highest level since 2010. Six out of eight months this year have exceeded prior year rounds played. We will be hosting a Pro-Am on December 11th at the North Course, which will celebrate it’s renovation. This […]

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Director of Golf Report – August 2014

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops As they did in June, total rounds for July increased slightly over prior year. For the month 13,698 hearty souls played a round of golf. Year-to-date rounds remain well ahead of prior year and ahead of recent averages. We currently have 109 participants signed up to participate in our Patriot […]

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Director of Golf Report – July 2014

 by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds increased in June slightly over prior year, with 15,530 golfers braving the summer heat. Year-to-date rounds remain well ahead of prior year and ahead of recent averages. Once again this year we will be participating in Patriot Golf Day. Patriot Golf Day was organized, with the help of […]

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Patriot Golf Day at Willowcreek on August 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Recreation Centers of Sun City, Inc. is proud to invite West Valley golfers to participate in our Patriot Golf Day Fundraiser to be held on Friday, August 29 at the Willowcreek Golf Course benefiting the Folds of Honor Foundation. The 8th annual Patriot Golf Day, jointly sponsored by the PGA of […]

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Director of Golf Report – June 2014

By Brian Duthu Pro Shops Golf rounds for May were flat compared to prior year; however Green Fee revenues increased slightly. Resident and Guest play account for 95% of the rounds played year-to-date. For the year 248,789 rounds have been played on our courses. For those that may not be aware After 5:00 cards are […]

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Director of Golf Report – May 2014

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds in April fell 921 rounds short of prior year, the heavy winds in the last week playing a large part in this shortage. Rounds played at the regulation courses decreased by 1,481 rounds, while rounds played at the executive courses increased by 560 rounds. For the year total […]

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Director of Golf Report – April 2014

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds played for March were slightly ahead of last year (127), as the executive courses continue to pick up play from those golfers dispersed by the North renovation.  Each of the regulation courses played to near capacity, with each regulation course recording more than 7,000 rounds.  For the year, […]

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