Wednesday, April 6, 2016

MCPLA Meeting Minutes - April 5, 2016

MCPLA Meeting Minutes

April 5, 2016                                                                                                     Milwaukee County Parks Administration

Meeting called to order at 6:30pm by Vice President, Robert Cohn. In attendance
were officers and directors representing the following MCPLA clubs:

            Brown Deer – 2           Currie – 5                                Dretzka –1                   Grant – 3
            Greenfield - 1              Oakwood – 3                           Whitnall - 1                                        

 Chet Hendrickson, Golf Services Manager, Milwaukee County provided course updates.
             Course changes: Robert Van Duyse PGA, at Grant GC
             Work will begin soon on a new practice tee facility at Brown Deer GC including
                   expanded tee boxes, a larger landing area and the closing of an access road.
             Finalized Rosters for each course due mid/late April – details to follow
                    Bunker renovation completed at Oakwood GC as well as the addition of cart paths
                    on holes 10-18.
            All courses will have new riding carts (Yamaha) for 2016. Shields are installed on
                    the carts at Brown Deer GC.
            Junior Golf Day @ Currie GC / April 24, 2016. Details to follow.

Motion Made, seconded and carried to approve the minutes from the March 1, 2016
            MCPLA meeting.

Treasurer's written report:
Operating Account                   $1,763.70
CAP Fund Account                  $8,183.07
The checkbook Is reconciled.

1st Team:
            No report        

 2nd Team: Brian Pederson, MCPLA 2nd Team Director:
            First competition May 7, 2016 at Dretzka. Rosters due April 22, 2016
            A brief discussion followed regarding current situation of dealing with “no shows”
            at matches.

Tournaments: Bob Freuck, Tournament Director
            MCPLA Senior/Mid-Am                     May 21-22       Greenfield
            Arnold B. Walker Championship        August 29-30   Brown Deer
            Brief discussion followed relative to having sponsors for the MCPLA tournaments

 John Haeflinger:
            44th NIMAGA Challenge                   September 24  Evergreen
            2015 event ended in a tie, MCPLA retaining the trophy
            MCPLA meetings are on the web site and will be held at Currie GC
            Golf Show       March 11-13, 2016
                    “Thank you” to those who volunteered to man the Milw. County Booth on behalf
                    of the MCPLA

 New Business:
            John Haeflinger:
                    Need a list of MCPLA Club members with names, addresses, phone numbers
                    and e-mail address' by May 1, 2016.
            The Symetra Tour will again be held at Brown Deer GC in August and will be
                    in need of volunteers. Additional info to follow.
            Motion made, seconded and carried to accept Brian Pederson’s proposal regarding
                   dealing with “no shows” at MCPLA 2nd Team matches.
Bob Cohn:
            Volunteers are still being accepted for the 2017 US Open to be held at Erin Hills.

 Motion made, seconded and approved to adjourn at 7:40PM

 Respectfully Submitted,
Glenn Frohwirth, Secretary