Sunday, December 16, 2018

2019 New Rules update Seminar

On Tuesday February 5th at 6:00 PM a rules seminar will be conducted by Bill Linneman at the County Building on Watertown Plank Road.  9480 Watertown Plank Road.  It is suggested that each club has a representative attend.  Attendance is not limited to one person if you know you will have several let Rich Saks know your approximate number so space considerations are addressed.  Have a great winter!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

MCPLA Defeats NIMAGA In 43rd Annual Event!



 
43rd Annual Challenge Match
Milwaukee County Public Links Association (MCPLA)
vs.
Northern Illinois Men's Amateur Golf Association (NIMAGA)

Saturday, September 22, 2018
Bristol Oaks CC, Kenosha, WI

MCPLA Defeated NIMAGA at Bristol Oaks Golf Club 59 1/2 to 36 1/2

Fun was had by all, at least by the MCPLA players.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

September 4, 2018 Director's Meeting Minutes


                              Elections!!!        Elections!!!       Elections!!!               
                              NEXT MEETING Tuesday, October 2, 2018
                             Currie Park GC Clubhouse / 6:30PM
                             ALL MCPLA Clubs are expected have their Club President
                             and MCPLA delegates present at the meeting

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

April 3, 2018 Director's Meeting Minutes

MCPLA Meeting Minutes
April 3, 2018
Milwaukee Parks Office, Wauwatosa

Meeting called to order at 6:30pm by President John Haeflinger. In attendance were officers
and directors representing the following MCPLA clubs:
Brown Deer - 3             Currie - 0                     Dretzka - 1         Grant - 1
Greenfield – 2               Oakwood - 2                Whitnall - 4

Motion Made, seconded and carried to approve the minutes from the March 6, 2018 MCPLA meeting.

Treasurer: Ken Lauffer:
Operating Account                     $3,957.86
CAP Fund Account                    $8,352.42
The checkbook is reconciled through March 31, 2018

2018 MCPLA Tournaments:
Sr/Mid Am                  May 19-20                  Greenfield
Two Man                     July 21                        Currie
Arnold Walker            August 25-26              Dretzka

NIMAGA: John Haeflinger
42nd NIMAGA Saturday, September 23, 2016 at Bristol Oaks GC (Kenosha, WI)
32 player teams

New Business:
Motion made, seconded and approved to cover the purchase of cart path yardage markers for Oakwood GC and Brown Deer GC. Total purchase cost for MCPLA Cap Fund $3,150.00. Milwaukee County Parks to cover all costs relative to installation. Voting were MCPLA elected officers and Club presidents in attendance.

MCPLA Clubs are to have current 2018 rosters, including Club officers/directors to John Haeflinger by May 1, 2018.

Old Business:
Steve Grusczinski, President Greenfield GC, presented a proposal regarding re-establishment of MCPLA 1st Team competitions for 2018. Following intensive effort to seek input it has been determined that four Clubs will participate in 2018.           
2018 MCPLA 1st Team Director: Steve Grusczinski
2018 MCPLA 1st Teams:  Dretzka GC - Greenfield GC - Oakwood GC - Whitnall GC
2018 Schedule:            June 2 @ Whitnall                  June 30 @ Greenfield
                                    August 12 @ Dretzka             September 23 @ Oakwood
Motion made, seconded and unanimously approved.

Motion made, seconded and approved to adjourn.

Respectfully Submitted,
Glenn Frohwirth, Secretary              

*NEXT MEETING Tuesday, May 1, 2018 @ Currie GC

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

March 6, 2018 Director's Meeting Minutes

MCPLA Meeting Minutes
March 6, 2018
Currie Park Club House

Meeting called to order at 6:30pm by President John Haeflinger.
In attendance were officers and directors representing the following MCPLA clubs:

Brown Deer - 3        Currie - 3              Dretzka - 3        Grant - 4
Greenfield – 3          Oakwood - 3         Whitnall - 3

Motion Made, seconded and carried to approve the minutes from
the October 3, 2017 MCPLA meeting.

Treasurer: Ken Lauffer:
Operating Account                    $3,957.86
CAP Fund Account                   $8,352.42
The checkbook is reconciled through February 28, 2018
                                                                                               

Milwaukee County Parks
Turf Manager: Jon Canavan (414) 257-4507
Golf course updates:

Currie Park GC
New bridge construction between holes #2-3
Drainage work holes #10, 14, 17, 18
Brown Deer Park GC
Tree removal holes #14, 16, 17

Dretzka Park GC
Approx. 800 trees removed to date
Specific to holes #2, 3, 5

Greenfield Park GC
Additional work Holes #4, 7, 8
“Periscope” ready to install, weather permitting
                                                                                   

Milwaukee County Parks
Golf Services Manager: Chet Hendrickson (414) 257-4856

New system for recording scores and for all Milwaukee County Park information
will be in full operation for 2018 golf season.
Discussion followed with reference to 2018 Milw. County Resident/Non-Resident
Discount Card renewal and Rewards Program.
New clubhouse for Oakwood Park GC is completed with the exception
of the Pro Shop which has renewal scheduled for 2019-20.

                                                                                                                                

MCPLA Team Competition (2nd Team)
Brian Peterson, Director
2017 Champion: Brown Deer GC
2018 format will continue as per previous season(s)
      16-player teams / Cross-Over

NIMAGA: John Haeflinger
42nd NIMAGA Saturday, September 23, 2016
Bristol Oaks GC (Kenosha, WI)
32 player teams
Additional information to follow

New Business:
Milwaukee Golf Show, March 16-18, 2018 at State Fair Park.
Two (2) “spots” available for MCPLA members to share the booth
with Milw. County Parks.
Saturday, March 17 @ 1:00-4:00PM / Sunday, March 18 @ 1:00-4:00PM.
Please contact John Haeflinger if able to assist.
MCPLA booth volunteers need to pay for entry ticket and provide
receipt for reimbursement.                                                      

A lengthy discussion followed with reference to the recently discontinued
MCPLA 1st Team competitions.
A motion was made, seconded and unanimously approved to determine
if 1st Team competition should be reinstated for 2018. A review/study will
determine which MCPLA Clubs (7) will be willing and able to field a 1st Team
for 2018, how many players from each MCPLA Club will participate in
each competition and the format to be played for the competitions.
Following completion of review the results will be specifically organized
and provided for discussion at the April 3, 2018 MCPLA Board of Director’s
Meeting. Further discussion and consideration will follow with the MCPLA
membership in attendance at the meeting.
Chet Hendrickson, Milw. Parks Golf Services Manager was in attendance
and expressed a willingness to be present at the April 3, 2018 meeting
and to assist in scheduling appropriate dates for 2018 competitions.

Next meeting Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Milwaukee Parks Office
Watertown Plank Rd., Wauwatosa

Motion made, seconded and approved to adjourn.

Respectfully Submitted,
Glenn Frohwirth, Secretary