Spring Newsletter

March 1, 2017
Dear Member and Golfer:
As this strange and unusual winter is coming to an end, it will soon be time to start spring and summer activities at Seymour Country Club. This is a very special year as we will be celebrating our 95th Anniversary of golf and social activities held on this property which began in 1922.  I will address what we will be doing this season to commemorate this occasion later while highlighting some of the information and golf news for the 2017 season.
Seymour Country Club will offer 8 categories of membership for the 2017 Season.
Single $625.00
2-Person $775.00
Family $875.00
Senior (60 yrs. of age) $375.00
Senior H/W $475.00
Gen. X (21-40 yrs. of age) $395.00
Junior $200.00

Senior Memberships are for players over 60 years of age or older:  (Valid for weekday play only: No Holidays)
Junior Memberships have restrictions on Weekends and Holidays.  Play is permitted after 3:00pm.
A Gold Plus Cart Pass may be added to any of the above memberships, which entitles the holder to unlimited use of carts during the 2017 season.
Single Pass: $525.00   Plus Indiana Sales Tax
2-Person Pass: $735.00    Plus Indiana Sales Tax

New for 2017:  1922 Seymour Country Club Player’s Card
To celebrate our 95th Anniversary we are introducing a Player’s Card for the first time.  This card may be used during the 2017 season for $69.00  Each time the card is redeemed the holder will pay a fee of $19.22, (the year the Club was founded)  to play a round of golf.  All Player’s Card holders are eligible for limited Club events and will receive discounts on pro-shop merchandise as well as a 5% discount on food purchases at the Woodstock Grill.
Tuesday Men’s League play will begin on April 4th.  All tee times from the 2016 season will be carried forward for 2017 play.  I will contact a member from each team to confirm tee times before March 18th.  Any open times will be filled March 28th beginning at 9:00am.  Phone calls will be accepted. 
Opening Day is scheduled for Sunday, April 9th.  Golf will begin at 12:30pm, with breakfast served from 10:00am to Noon.  The format will be a 4 or 5 player scramble that is open to both Men and Women players.  Prizes will be awarded for low team scores, closest-to-pin, longest drive, skins, and as always the $10 raffle.  Entry fee for this event is $30.00, which includes breakfast and tee favors.  Sign-up for this event by calling the golf shop or by using the sign-up sheet posted at the pro-shop entrance.
There are new playing opportunities in 2017 including the Wednesday Senior League and a 2-Man Saturday Team Event.  Other weekly events beginning in May include Friday Couples 9 and Dine, Thursday 2-Man Scramble Evening League We are excited about all of these new additions and changes to the golf schedule and are looking forward to increased member participation in all of our events for 2017!
95th Seymour Country Club Anniversary Golf Meeting
As mentioned earlier we will be celebrating our 95th year as a club this season.  On Tuesday March 28th, we invite you to join us for the unveiling of our 95 year logo that will appear on our flags, flagpole, and merchandise.  This meeting will begin at 7:00pm with appetizers served beginning at 6:00pm. All members and league players are encouraged to attend as we will have a flag signing that will be framed and placed in the bar.  Discussions of the proposed rule changes, new events on the activities schedule, club business, and an open forum will be the topics of this meeting. Reservations are required and can be made by calling, e-mailing, texting us or by using the signup sheets at the golf shop entrance if you plan to attend.
The restaurant has been open for almost one year now to very good reviews. If by chance you haven’t had the opportunity to enjoy our food, please stop by and give us a try.  You won’t be disappointed.  Our menu includes appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, and dinner items. Members receive 10% off and league players receive 5% off all meals when dining at our restaurant, not including alcohol. Our experienced staff is here to serve you when dining, hosting a function, or just having a beverage while watching sports on one of our 6 flat screen televisions.
The Junior Golf League will meet every Monday beginning on June 12th and ending on July 24th.  Players may arrive between 9:00am and 10:00am to begin play.  All boys and girls ages 10-15 are eligible to join this league that has a registration fee of $25.00 to be paid at sign-up.  Included in the registration fee are prizes and a hot dog lunch on the final day of league. 
Club Storage:
Clubs may be stored in the cart building for $90.00 for the season.  Clubs will be cleaned and checked periodically for necessary repairs.
Range Pass:
This pass entitles the user(s) to unlimited use of the driving range and short game area during the 2017 season.

Single $195.00 Plus Indiana Sales Tax
2-Person 4275.00 Plus Indiana Sales Tax

The golf shop is stocked with top quality and name brand products priced at 20% off to each and every golfer.  Lines carried include:  Men’s apparel, Clubs, Bags & Accessories.  New merchandise is arriving daily, so please stop by and see what is new for 2017.
Locker Rental:
Lockers are rented on an annual basis, with the cost being $45.00 for a full size locker and $30.00 for a half size locker.  If you are interested in renting a locker, please check with the golf shop staff.
Handicap Fees;
The handicap fee will be $35.00 for the 2017 season.  For those of you, who do not have a handicap card and would like this service, please see me.
In closing, Seymour Country Club is looking forward to a great Spring and an exciting year for all of our players. Thank you for your patronage making the 2016 golf season the best in years and hope to see everyone at the Club soon.
Jim Ward
PGA Professional