A MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR
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We have talked a lot about our golf course projects this off season. Whether it applies to the health of the turf, the aesthetics of a hole or directly to the golfing experience, they are all important factors. I am so proud of everything that we have undertaken this year and equally excited about the future projects we have planned.
As we get closer to the season, I am reminded of all the little things that add up to enhance the experience as well. I wanted to take this month’s newsletter as an opportunity to bring more attention to those details.
One of those that comes to mind this time of year is the upcoming aeration. Spring aeration is a vital process that we must take to prepare the courses for the upcoming season. We will be taking extra time at each of our clubs to ensure we are more ready than ever. I am asking for your patience during this time and to use it as an opportunity to enjoy one of our other courses if your favorite might be closed. It is a great asset to have at your disposal. Take advantage of it whenever you can.
Another detail that you may not notice on a regular basis are the course amenities. Mark Beaumont will be elaborating more in the “Superintendent’s Corner”. I wanted to focus specifically on our tee markers. We made a concerted effort at Ballamor last season on tee placement and how it can affect both the golfing experience and also pace of play. We will continue to work on that at all properties. I encourage member feedback in this always.
We took it a step further this year and designed brand new tee markers for Scotland Run and Ballamor. We really hope that you appreciate the final product. It truly was a TEAM effort, with a lot of back and forth. We really think we nailed it and cannot wait for you to see them on the course! Check out the pictures in the Superintendent’s Corner.
- Mike Burke, Director of Golf
That’s a wrap on our Winter Simulator Session! The sims definitely recieved a lot more use this winter, as it was much colder and snowier than year’s past. Thank you to all of those who participated, and congratulations to all Flight Winners!
Flight 1: Josh Kelly & Jake Samuels
Flight 2: Pat Arnotte & Tim Tullio
Flight 3: DOG Mike Burke & CJO
Flight 4: Allen Campione & Anthony Spagno
Flight 5: Mike Serock & Stephen Waterbury
Flight 6: Ryan McDonald & Norman White
We have one last Simulator League beginning the week of March 7th that will take us into springtime and back outside. To sign up for the Spring Simulator Session, please call the golf shops at Scotland Run GC or Atlantic City CC.
Once Simulator Leagues are complete, we are on to outdoor Member Events, finally! See calendar below for a list of what we have coming up. Reminder to call the golf shops ASAP, as space is limited and events will sell out.
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS
Please welcome all of our new members who have joined us over the last month. We look forward to seeing you on the course and playing in the member events!
IT'S MORE THAN JUST A COURSE
The season is quickly approaching, and we continue to work on our offseason projects. But one task that many of you may not be aware of, is the refurbishing of our amenities. When I say “amenities,” I am referring to our unique tee markers, ball washers, trash cans, bag stands, and flag sticks.
I have always been very proud of our tee markers and ball washers! They are so specific to our property, and really lend to the experience and compliment the history of the course. They stand out and add to the overall ambiance of taking a step back in time. Our own Vern Clarke is the man responsible for all the craftsmanship and hard work that goes into creating the “Bell” markers and ball washers.
Every year Vern inspects each bell and replaces any damaged bell or knob, then paints and lacquers them to create a brand-new look each spring. He repairs any of the damaged ball washers and our staff sands and stains them to provide a fresh appearance each season.
In addition to the markers and ball washers, Vern has built new bag stands for the range, and has built a few new trash cans to be placed on the course as well. He takes a tremendous amount of pride in his craft and it shows. From the bell markers to the handmade water cooler stands that are placed throughout the property.
I know I truly love our “on course” amenities, and I appreciate all the effort it takes to make them. Hopefully you all enjoy the uniqueness of them as well!
Mark Beaumont - Superintendent Atlantic City CC
TIME TO EAT!
SPRINGTIME UPCOMING HOLIDAYS
With the warmer weather arriving, so too does that mean outdoor patio dining is right around the corner! While most of March may be a little too nippy, we are sure there will be some nice days and hope to see you on the patio soon.
Below you will find our upcoming holiday specials! These are available at BOTH the Highlander Pub & Grill at Scotland Run Golf Club, as well as the Taproom Bar & Grille at Atlantic City Country Club. We hope you join us, and as always, Full, 6-Day, Weekday and Dual Members will receive 15% OFF!
ST. PATRICK'S SPECIALS
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17TH
Signature Irish Dinner, Dessert & Drink Specials
ST. PATRICKS DAY TAKE OUT FAMILY MEAL
SERVES 2 FOR $30 | SERVES 5 FOR $65
(plus tax & gratuity)
PALM SUNDAY BRUNCH
SUNDAY, MARCH 28 | 10AM-2PM
Celebrate Palm Sunday with our Signature Brunch Buffet
ADULTS: $25 | CHILDREN 12 & UNDER $15
Kids Under Three Are Free
EASTER SPECIALS | SUNDAY, APRIL 4TH
BRUNCH BUFFET | 9AM-Noon
ADULTS: $35 | CHILDREN 12 & UNDER: $18
Free for Children Under Three
DINNER BUFFET | 3PM-5PM
ADULTS: $42 | CHILDREN 12 & UNDER: $18
Free for Children Under Three
EASTER DINNER TO-GO
3 DIFFERENT OPTIONS AVAILABLE
Available for pick-up and DoorDash delivery beginning at 2PM.
Limited seating available. Reservations required.
FAMILY TO GO MEALS
We will be continuing our Family To Go Meals through the month of March. To all of you who have supported us with your orders, we simply can’t thank you enough!
To place your orders for delivery via DoorDash, click below:
Taproom Bar & Grille at Atlantic City CC +
Highlander Pub & Grill at Scotland Run GC +
Not only are the Family To Go Meals available, but most of our full menu is available for delivery!
Sunday: Brunch 10am-2pm | Mon & Tues: CLOSED | Wed-Sat: Open from 12pm