FORE — On the Course

Here’s what’s happening in the next few weeks at your golf course.

Tuesday June 19th

  • Elks Jr. Golf Program

Tuesday June 19th

  • Tuesday Men’s League

Wednesday June 20th

  • Ladies’ League

Thursday June 21st

  • Thursday Men’s League

Friday June 22nd

  • Friday Couples’ Golf & Steak Night

Saturday June 23rd

  • Completion of Exalted Ruler’s Cup round #3 – for information go to Exalted Rulers Cup (elks249.com)

Sunday June 24th

Sunday June 24th

Monday, June 25th

  • Ladies’ League

Tuesday June 26th

  • Elks Jr. Golf Program

Tuesday June 26th

  • Tuesday Men’s League

Wednesday June 27th

  • Golf Committee Meeting

Thursday June 28th

  • Thursday Men’s League

Friday June 29th

  • Friday Couples’ Golf & Steak Night

Saturday June 30th

Saturday June 30th

Sunday July 1st

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50th anniversary score card from 1948

50th anniversary score card

— from 1978 —

     

The picture on the card is of #6 green looking from the clubhouse.  Even in only the last 40 years the trees have filled in.  The white area in the left center was a practice sand trap.

 

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Exalted Ruler’s Cup Update

Round #2 of the Exalted Ruler’s Cup is completed. 

Here is the update as of June 2nd. 

Round #3 will conclude on June 23rd.

3nd round matches in red need to be completed by June 23rd.

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Club Championship Update — 6/13

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Elks BULLetin — Volume 5, 2018


Volume 5, 2018

Elks BULLetin

Calling All Trucks!  Elizabeth, our energizer bunny, is cleaning out the basement for us.  She has separated a bunch of items the lodge no longer uses to go to either the dump or the Hope Center.  She is asking us for help transporting the materials on Monday June 18th at 10:00am.  Depending on the number of volunteers the task should take just one trip per truck .  Elizabeth will be happy to make you lunch to say thanks. Please, let the lodge know if you can help.

Good news, the golf course is looking better.  The low spots in the fairways are drying out and being mowed, the greens are getting quicker, and the rough is being shortened.  All this work should help us find our golf balls when they stray from the fairway. We have a retired gentleman that is trimming trees in exchange for a RV space.  We had a member out trimming the base of the trees on #2 this week. The greens crew has replaced the sand bunkers on #3 and #6 and made them into grass bunkers. This should make play a bit easier.  The golf course should be in great shape very soon.

Enough Elk droppings for today,

THE BULL

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Ladies’ League Standings — 6/11/18

 Ladies’ League Standings — 6/11/18

  • Back 9 Bandits           19
    Kelly Gilder
    Sharon Kimberling
  • Jordan Jumpers        18
    Kathy Christian
    Jill Diamond
  • Bogey Buddies          17
    Shelley Anderson
    Janey Wineinger
  • Farm Gals                    14
    Mary Nelson
    Annette Smith
  • Double Trouble           13.5
    Barb Heimgartner
    Jo Lynd
  • B & B                            13.5
    Cathy Beahan
    Bev Rhoades
  • M & M’s                          13
    Mary Mandersheid
    Mitzi Houska
  • Tee Totalers                12
    Paula Farley
    Carole Jones
  • Low Gross     Shelley Anderson       46
  • Low Net Team    Farm Gals, B & B, &M & M      31
  • Least Number of Putts   Mary Nelson
  • Closest to Pin      Bev Rhoades    2″ 5″  on hole # 6
  • Long Putt       Kristin Strong         4 feet   on hole # 9
  • Chip ins    Mary Nelson & Jo Lynd on #2, & Paula Farley on #1
  • Birdies on # 2   Kelly Gilder, Jo Lynd, & Mary Nelson & on #7 Shelley Anderson
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Sole Survivor Qualifying 6/10

Sole Survivor fields after 6/10 Qualifying

July 4th Sole Survivor Exhibition

  • #1 — Jerry Curtis — Defending Champion
  • #2 — Sean Dorigo — 2017 Club Champion
  • #3 — Wayne Krauss — May 20th Qualifying Winner
  • #4 —Kevin Peterson — June 2nd Qualifying Winner
  • #5 —Travis Lambert — June 10th Qualifying Winner
  • #6 — TBA — June 24th Qualifying Winner
  • #7 — TBA — June 30th Qualifying Winner
  • #8 — TBA — Highest points earned in qualifying events of non qualified
  • #9 — TBA — 2nd highest points earned in qualifying events of non qualified
  • #10 — TBA — Last Chance Qualifier Winner

next qualifying event — Sunday, June 24th

Sr. Sole Survivor

  • #1 — Jerry Curtis — Defending Champion
  • #2 — Wayne Krauss — May 20th Qualifying Winner
  • #3 — Kevin Peterson — June 2nd Qualifying Winner
  • #4 —Casey Leachman — June 10th Qualifying Winner
  • #5 — TBA — June 24th Qualifying Winner
  • #6 — TBA — June 30th Qualifying Winner
  • #7 — TBA — Highest points earned in qualifying events of non qualified
  • #8 — TBA — 2nd highest points earned in qualifying events of non qualified
  • #9 — TBA — 3rd highest points earned in qualifying events of non qualified
  • #10 — TBA — 4th highest points earned in qualifying events of non qualified

next qualifying event — Sunday, June 24th

current 4th of July Sole Survivor point standings

current Sr. Sole Survivor point standings

 

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Skins winners from June 10th

Skins winners from June 10th

Congratulations to the following winners from Sunday’s Summer Skins Event.

  • Casey Leachman — 2 skins
  • Bill Myers — 2 skins
  • Shawn Jordan — 1 skin
  • Chuck Labine — 1 skin
  • Travis Lambert — 1 skin

Your winnings will be available at the bar as of Tuesday.

Next Summer Skins Event — Sunday, June 24th

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Weather modifications and contingencies

Weather modifications and contingencies

With the weather conditions today (Saturday, June 9th) and the forecast for Sunday, the Golf Committee has made a change in the Club Championship schedule in the interest of fairness.

  • Round #2 will be extended to end on June 17th
  • The quarter-final round will need to completed by July 1st
  • Other rounds will be unaffected.

With the forecast for possible afternoon and evening thunder showers for Sunday, please be aware of the following provisions for this ocurring

  • If not all competitors in the net skins are able to safely complete their rounds, only those round that have been completed will compete for skins.  Any competitors unable to safely complete their rounds will have their entry refunded.
  • If sole survivor qualifiers are unable safely complete their rounds safely, the qualifying round will be cancelled.  In this event no points will be awarded for this event and the spot set aside for Sunday’s qualifier will be filled by the next highest point total at the end of the last qualifying event.

These modifications are adopted for fairness of the competition and safety of our members.

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Ladies’ League Standings — 6/6/18

 Ladies’ League Standings — 6/6/18

  • Bogey Buddies          12
    Shelley Anderson
    Janey Wineinger
  • Back 9 Bandits           12
    Kelly Gilder
    Sharon Kimberling
  • Jordan Jumpers        11
    Kathy Christian
    Jill Diamond
  • Double Trouble           10.5
    Barb Heimgartner
    Jo Lynd
  • Farm Gals                    9
    Mary Nelson
    Annette Smith
  • Tee Totalers                9
    Paula Farley
    Carole Jones
  • B & B                            8.5
    Cathy Beahan
    Bev Rhoades
  • M & M’s                          8
    Mary Mandersheid
    Mitzi Houska
  • Low Gross     Sharon Kimberling       45
  • Low Net Team    Back 9 Bandits      34
  • Accuracy Drive   Juli Smith
  • Closest to Pin      Bev Rhoades    27’ 9” on hole # 5
  • Long Putt       Kristin Strong         4 feet   on hole # 9
  • Chip in on # 4   Kathy Christian
  • Birdie on # 7   Janey Wineinger
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Elks BULLetin — Volume 4, 2018


Volume 4, 2018

Elks BULLetin

Great news!  This year we are celebrating the 90th year for our golf course.  As part of the celebration we have made up a golf ball with the Elks golf course and anniversary logo stamped on it.  It really looks great.  This will make a great collector’s item, gift, or just a quality golf ball to play with.  The golf balls are now in the pro shop to be purchased.  The cost of the balls is; $3.00 per ball, or $7.50 for a sleeve of three, or $25.00 per dozen.  We hope we have purchased enough balls for everyone who wants them, but there is a limited supply.

Our 4th of July celebration is less than a month away.  The holiday falls on a Wednesday so it should be a well attended event.  We have the sole survivor golf tournament, free hot dogs and ice cream, and the Bear Grass Band has agreed to play for us.  We are requesting donations to pay for the band.  Please send your donations to the Moscow Elks Lodge office.  Let’s all make this day a special one.

The first Friday night couples golf and steak night was a success.  We had five teams play golf and 24 guests stayed for steak or salmon dinner.  Come join us on Friday nights for a fun evening.

Enough Elk droppings for today,

THE BULL

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Skins winners from June 2nd

 

Skins winners from June 2nd

Congratulations to the following winners from Saturday’s Summer Skins Event.

  • Shawn Jordan — 2 skins
  • Bill Sayler — 1 skin
  • Casey Leachman — 1 skin

Your winnings will be available at the bar as of Tuesday.

Next Summer Skins Event — Sunday, June 10th

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Message from the Exalted Ruler

Greetings, June is upon us and the golf course is really starting to shape up, thanks to Trent and Crew.  Also, many of you may have noticed some new faces working in bar and dining, Heidi and Elizabeth.  They are both doing a great job, and Jerry has the place running well.  I encourage all members to take advantage of the lodge’s bar and dining, it is a great atmosphere with friendly staff and great food.

On May 23rd, the PERs put on the Old Timers Dinner in recognition for long standing members and PERs.  It was well attended, even by the state president and his wife, Dave and Janet McFarland, and a great evening.  I was impressed by the long history of dedication and service of the members and ERs that came before me.  We should be having another dinner next year around the same time and it would be great to see even more people attend.

Like I have stated in the past, there are many events planned this summer and I look forward to seeing many of you at the lodge.  Also, it would be great to see more of you at the lodge meetings.

Travis Mechling

Exalted Ruler

 

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SHOUT OUT

** SHOUT OUT ! **

To Larry Germer.   Larry volunteered to grade the road leading to the cart sheds, prior to them being oiled.  He did this at a moment’s notice and it is very much appreciated.  Thank you Larry. 

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From the Desk of the Secretary

From the Desk of the Secretary

We had a very successful “Old Timers Night”, thanks to George Paris. George put in a lot of time in the planning, including identifying who qualified for what, planning the presentation and taking care of all the mailings. The PER Association paid for the dinners as well as postage, so thank you to our Per Association for being pro-active in creating another great Lodge function.

 We also had State President Dave McFarland and his wife Janet present for that dinner as well as the Lodge meeting and initiation. Dave extends his best wishes to all our members and he and Janet were very pleased with the reception they received. We initiated four new members at that meeting. Garrett Thompson joins the tradition set by is Grandfather Gene and Dad Ted by joining our Lodge. Travis Lambert sponsored Garrett, thanks Travis. Also initiated that night was Bradley Dunlap, sponsored by Ryan Anderson. Brad is a Captain in the United States Marine Corp. and is currently serving in a position at the U of I. Thank you Brad for your service and becoming an Elk. Tanya Mechling sponsored Dan Nordio and Linda Scheible. They are both retired and we hope to see them frequently at various functions. Welcome all of you to the Moscow Elks Lodge, the oldest Lodge in the State of Idaho!

 We will have another initiation on June 27th and then we will go to one meeting a month in July and August. Those meetings will be held on the fourth Wednesday of those two months.

 All that being said, your Lodge is doing well. Our membership is again at 400 and we only have around 50 members that have not paid their dues yet—my prediction is 40 of them will pay and 10 will be dropped for non-payment. Please prove me wrong and let’s not drop anyone!

 Wayne Krauss,

Secretary, PER

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Ladies’ League Standings — 5/30/18

 Ladies’ League Standings — 5/30/18

  •  Jordan Jumpers        6.5
    Kathy Christian
    Jill Diamond
  •  Bogey Buddies          6
    Shelley Anderson
    Janey Wineinger
  • Back 9 Bandits           6
    Kelly Gilder
    Sharon Kimberling
  • Double Trouble          5
    Barb Heimgartner
    Jo Lynd
  • Farm Gals                     5
    Mary Nelson
    Annette Smith
  • Tee Totalers                 4
    Paula Farley
    Carole Jones
  • M & M’s                        4
    Mary Manderscheid
    Mitzi Houska
  • B & B                        3.5
    Cathy Beahan
    Bev Rhoades                              
  • Low Gross — Shelley Anderson — 44                                                          
  • Low Net Teams — Boggie Buddies & Farm Gals — 27.5
  • Accuracy Drive —  Cathy Beahan
  • Closest to Pin —  Mary Manderscheid — 23’ 3 “
  • Long Putt —  Kathy Christian — 8’ 1”
  • Birdies on # 2 —  Kelly Gilder, Mary Manderscheid, Barb Heimgartner & Janey Wineinger
  • Birdie on 7 — Shelley Anderson
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Then & Now

Then & Now

View from #4 tee looking up #3 & #4 fairways 

70 years ago — (the lady in the photo is World Golf Hall of Fame member and founding member of the LPGA, Marilynn Smith)

& today

 

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Scholarship Award Presentations at Colfax HS

Scholarship Award Presentations at Colfax High School

Loyal Knight Janey Wineinger presented scholarship award from Moscow Elks #249 to four Colfax High School students at their awards night May 29th.

The awards went to —

  • Sara Whelchel  — 3rd place — female Most Valuable Student
  • Kiah Miller — 2nd place female Most Valuable Student
  • Kyle Appel — 2nd place male Most Valuable Student
  • Rebekah Huber — 1st place — female Most Valuable Student

In addition, Janey recognized Sara Whelchel for her national semi-finalist award from the Elks National Foundation in the Most Valuable Student competition at the national level.  This award is accompanied by a $4000 scholarship for her college education.

Congratulations to all the winners for their awards, but more importantly for the qualities that these awards recognize.

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Elks BULLetin — Volume 2, 2018


Volume 4, 2018

Elks BULLetin

A great deal has happened since our last BULLetin.  Our Bar and Dining manager, Barby, has moved to Minnesota.  We have hired a couple of great ladies to run the business this summer.  Heidi Canup will be our new manager and Elizabeth Robinson is our main part time employee.  Heidi brings a wealth of dining and bar experience as she used to run her own restaurant.  Elizabeth is a great employee and full of energy.  She has already been given the name Energizer Bunny as she never stops working.

All the summer golf leagues are underway and doing well.  The Club Championship and Exalted Ruler Matches have started with only a few members being confused.  The Sole Survivor qualifying dates have been established (see website www.elks249.com) and Wayne Krauss has won the first open spot.  Everyone interested in qualifying should be playing as many dates as possible to win or establish enough points to get one of the coveted spots.

Friday golf and steak night starts June 1st.  The couple’s format is a Chapman and only $5.00 to enter.  Golf is half price and golf passes are accepted.  Steak or salmon dinner is only $12.50 per person.  We have some fun prizes this year.  Please call the Lodge to reserve your spot – it helps us know how many steaks or salmon to prepare.  Come enjoy the fun and the bargain!!

Enough Elk droppings for today,

THE BULL

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Memorial Day 2018 on the Links

Memorial Day 2018 on the Links

A number of golfers enjoyed beautiful weather on Memorial Day.

Curby Maag, his son, and Steve Nelson enjoy an early morning tee time.

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