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April Courier

April Courier


Summer Junior Program

Meet & Greet
April 17th @ 6pm

WeMlceommbeerNsew Janine Flannigan
Nicole & Barrett Johnson
Kristen & Joe Morin
Polly & David Traylor


The 2019 Tournament book is now April 17th @ 6:00 pm
online with full schedules for the Men’s, Tennis Facility
Couples' and Ladies' tournaments.
One of our most popular events is The Summer Junior Program including golf, swim,
the 7th annual Triumph Cup starting dive and tennis is now available online. Plan your
on Masters Saturday, April 13th. This summer now! Register and meet the coaches at
summer long event runs through the Junior Meet and Greet April 17th at the tennis
the BWM Championship Sunday in
August. Sign-ups for the Summer-long bubble at 6 pm.
Scotch match play events begins May
1st, with the first match scheduled on or before June SPRING JUNIOR GOLF
30th. Please call the Golf Shop to reserve your spot in
this events as well as all others. You may sign-up for all May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
other events one month prior to the event, including Wednesdays @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
both Men’s and Couples tournaments by calling the
$35 per session
Golf Shop. Juniors must have completed 1st grade to
Upcoming Tournaments participate and must be under the age of 17. For
Triumph Cup #1 - Saturday, April 13th more information or to register, contact the Golf
Manny Chavez ABCD Shamble - Saturday, May 11th
Couples Summer Long Match Play - June 2nd Shop at (303)279-7858.
Couples Classic - Sunday, June 23rd
Friday afternoons in May
The PGA has really made an effort to let golfers have Come and prepare for the upcoming golf
many new avenues to enjoy the game of golf. Places
like Top Golf allow entry level golfers an opportunity to season with Brian and Jeff!
play games at a driving range to create a fun venue to
learn the game of golf. We at Rolling Hills are extremely " TalkLAtDheIESTaSlPkR"ING CLINIC
lucky to have a course that allows even a novice golfer May 1st, 3rd, 8th, 10th
to enjoy the facility. Our course is set up where if you 9:00 am
only have time to play 2 holes, 5 holes, 6 holes, 12 Join Jeff Seltz for this 4 part series on the secrets to
holes, or even 14 holes, the greens are close enough positive self-talk and the quality of your routine to
to the club house that you can enjoy that many holes help you play better golf. This innovative golf series
based on time permitting. Don’t get trapped in a box will make any level golfer better! Jeff will teach
that you can only play 9 or 18 holes to enjoy the game. short game, course management, practicing with
“Play it Forward” is also a great way to enjoy the course purpose, and mental game. Call the Golf Shop to
by playing the correct tees to match your game. We all
enjoy the game of golf and would love to share a round sign up today.
with you, and our expertise will certainly make you think
more positively about your game. There are numerous GOLF FOR SOCIAL MEMBERS
ways to practice on the course without impacting play
on non-busy times where everyone at every level can Now that the season has begun, the Golf Committee
come out and get better through practice and repetition. would like to remind the Social Membership that we do
The golf staff will show you ways and drills to make your have a Seasonal Range Program for Social Members and
learning experience fun to help you manage your time their families. Currently the fee for a Seasonal Range
better for this summer and beyond. The golf course is Pass is $350 for the whole family, unlimited practice
now rated from ten different tee selections for all skill or $10 per person for the day. This $10 fee is also
levels. We have two different tees for junior golfers as available for Golf Member’s Guests who are not playing
well. This gives everyone an opportunity to enjoy the golf that day. Please call the Golf Shop to sign-up. All
golf course for their particular skill set and everyone in Social Members have limited access to the golf course.
A social member must call on the same day they wish
the family can enjoy the golf course together! to play and play any time after 2:00pm. Green fees are
$65+$21(cart fee) for 18 holes and $40+ $10.50(cart

fee) for 9 holes.


It seems as if every advertisement from now until Masters SEASON BEGINS TUESDAY, APRIL 3RD
Week will be talking about drivers or golf ball technology.
Fitting for balls and clubs has become the norm for The ladies 9 & 18-hole 2019 Tuesday/Thursday Golf
golfers over the last couple of years and is something Season begins April 3rd!
we can help with in the Golf Shop. Seven years ago we
purchased a golf launch monitor to help us find the very If you are curious about playing in our 9 or 18-hole
leagues, there is still time to join the fun! New members
best driver for your particular swing. are always welcome. If you are already a RHWGA player,
Tour players seek the very best out of their equipment, we encourage greater participation and the challenge to
including their golf ball. While many of them have lower your scores, improve your skills and just enjoy the
contracts to play certain balls and clubs they spend hours
on the range making sure the correct shaft, loft, and lies game of golf. For more information contact:
of their clubs will give them optimum performance from Colby Cobb - 18-Hole President
[email protected]
their equipment. Michele Castle - 9-Hole President
So the question is how can you get the same results from [email protected]
your equipment? First and foremost, golf ball technology
has greatly improved over the last ten years. It is more IMPORTANT SAVE THE DATES!
consistent and straighter than ever before. Secondly,
driver technology continues to be cutting edge with 9 & 18 Combined Tournament - May 21st
Boeing and Ferrari partnering up with Callaway Golf 9-Hole Guest Day - June 27th
and Cobra Golf in building high tech composite drivers. 18-Hole Guest Day - July 23rd
TaylorMade’s twist face technology is cutting edge on
making the ball go even straighter than ever before. A 9 & 18-Hole Club Championships - August 20th-22nd
reminder to all of those long hitters out there it is not a

distance contest….it is a SCORING contest!
The next question is what are the optimum launch angles
and proper spin rates to create the best “Hop” for your
driver? This all depends on ball speed/swing speed of the
individual player. A tour player with 170 mph ball speed
is looking at a 17 degree launch angle with 1700 rpm of
spin off the driver face to create the maximum hop on
their golf ball. Composite head drivers are lighter and
create more club head speed, but can also create more
spin off the club face which is bad. Most club players do
not have enough loft on their driver and their shafts are
too stiff to create optimum “hop”. Ideally we want the
first bounce on the fairway to be forward, which means
at 140-150 mph of ball speed or 90-100 mph of club head
speed we would like to see somewhere between 14-16
degrees of launch and under 3000 rpm of spin to create

the best optimums for distance.
If you haven't had a chance to work with us using this
new technology, call the Golf Shop to set up a time before

the season starts.

Jeff, Chris, Brian, Michael, Matty and Matt

" You always have the right answers; they just
sometimes ask the wrong questions. "

- Chinese Fortune


Spring Dining Hours
Starting April 1st
Tuesday - Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Happy Hour
Tuesday - Friday
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Complimentary appetizers every Friday
Italian Night

Every Wednesday from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Prime Rib Night

Every Thursday from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lobster Night

Every Saturday from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pot of Gold

Tuesday, April 2nd
7:00 pm - Drawing
Pot Amount - $2,100
First Friday Live Music - Opening Day

Friday, April 5th
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wine Social
Thursday, April 11th
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Don Julio Tequila Dinner

Friday, April 12th
6:00 pm

Kid's Easter Party
Saturday, April 20th
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Easter Brunch
Sunday April 21st
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

ADULTS $31.95,  KIDS 4-12 $20.95, KIDS 3 & UNDER FREE





the friday Join us in celebrating the 145th
running of the
Exdpoenrjiuelnioce april 12th
6 o’clock DERBY

4course C O M E EAT S O U T H E R N F A R E
Drink B O U R B O N M I N T J U L E P S &
tequila MERRILY B E T O N Y O U R F A V O R I T E

dinner W H I L E W E A R I N G Y O U R Derby Attire

Tennis The Tennis Facility will be closed on
April 21st for Easter!

Congratulations to Robby Congratulations to Nicholas Dietrich
McClure and Doug Coors for for reaching the semis in the Boys
winning the Rolling Hills Men’s 18s in the Meadow Creek Jr. Open
4.0 Doubles tournament that Championships that was held

was held here on March 16th. February 28th to March 6th.


April 17th @ 6:00 pm Wednesday, April 10th
Tennis Facility 6:00 pm

The Summer Junior Program including golf, swim, All 3.5+ men are invited to this fun event. Come
dive and tennis is now available online. Plan your showcase your tennis skills for a chance to win cash
summer now! Register and meet the coaches at
the Junior Meet and Greet April 17th at the tennis prizes.
The format is Fast4:
bubble at 6 pm. • First team to 4 games wins the set
• Set tiebreaker to 5 at 3 games all (win by 1)
• Let serves are played
Boys and Girls 14s and 18s To RSVP, register online or call the Tennis Facility at
April 6th
$38 per participant
All participants must have a USTA# NEW TENNIS SESSIONS
To get a USTA#, you can either call 1-800-990-8782 or
go to Spring session starts April 15th - 4 week session
• Find the tournament at Summer session starts June 3rd - 8 week session
• Click Tournaments tab and enter Rolling Hills under For more information go to www.theclubatrollinghills.
Find a Tournament.
• Click - Register Online on the left hand side of the org or call (303)278-1121.
Call the Tennis Office if you need assistance registering. SUMMER USTA ADULT LEAGUES

FREE ENTRY FEES FOR For questions about leagues or help with your rating,
USTA JUNIOR TOURNAMENTS contact the Tennis Facility at (303)278-1121.

The family of former member, Odette Bieri, has LESSON REMINDER
generously donated money in her memory to our
Junior Tennis program. If your children are interested in If you want to tune up your tennis game before the
playing in USTA tournaments, these donated funds are summer leagues start, set up a private, semi private or
group lesson with one of our pros. For more information,
available for tournament registration fees.
To sign up for a tournament, let us know your child’s call the Tennis Facility at (303)278-1121.
USTA#, the event that they want to play in, and the
tournament name or ID and we will take care of the rest. RESTRING YOUR RACQUET
It is that easy! Contact Jennifer at the Tennis Facility for
Babolat SpiralTek - $30
more information.

20% off accessories with the purchase of a bag

The Golden Rotary Club


Rotary International Student Exchange Program
Getting off the plane in a foreign country where you barely know
the language is a scary experience, especially when you’re moving
there for an entire school year. This is what our high school exchange
students feel when they arrive, but they are quickly greeted and
paired up with amazing host families. Students typically attend
Golden High School and engage in school activities, Interact activities
and Rotary club activities. This program helps promote international
goodwill and better friendships, and it gives the exchange student and host families the opportunity to share
cultures and create better understanding. This year The Rotary Club of Golden is hosting a female student from
Denmark, Mallin. She sums up her year so far… “for me it has been an interesting ride. It has gone by so fast! It’s
really scary. My three host families have taught me a lot about different American cultures, that not everyone is
the same. Because of my host families, I’ve tried lots of new things, like climbing. My best memories are hanging
out with the exchange students and just having lots of fun!” So far this year, she has participated in the school
cheer program, the art club, and Interact. With the Rotary Exchange Program, all students have been up skiing and
before they leave for home in July, they will participate in a two week bus trip through the southwestern states and

California. This is always a highlight for the students.
The exchange program helps provide exposure to new cultures and ways of life which can foster a better
understanding between people from different lands. That understanding can be the foundation upon which lasting
peace and harmony can someday rest. Benefits include immersion in another culture while adapting to a new
way of life, improving foreign language skills, assuming leadership roles shaped by lessons from the experience,
improving resumes for college or jobs and building memories and life long friendships. Local students also have the

opportunity to participate in an outgoing exchange program.
Funds from the upcoming Golf and Gala will help support this program and ensure that we provide the best

experience possible for the students.
Your support as a sponsor or golf/gala participant will be greatly appreciated. And remember, you can be a host
family or if you have a teen-age student, they can apply to be part of the outgoing program! Quotes from past
host families: “It goes without saying that the Rotary Youth Exchange Program could not exist were it not for the
willingness of families to open their homes to students they have never met. It’s a leap of faith. It is not necessary to
be a Rotarian, to be married or to have children at home to be a host family for an exchange student.” “As parents,
we want to expose our children to the world in a safe way. This is an excellent start. Our children need to see that

Swim From the GM
JUNIOR SWIM & DIVE - MEET & GREET Welcome to spring!

April 17th @ 6:00 pm I hope everyone survived a
Tennis Facility good old fashioned Colorado
winter. With summer just
The Summer Junior Program including golf, swim, dive and around the corner my team
tennis is now available online. Plan your summer now! and I have been busy preparing
Register and meet the coaches at the Junior Meet and for the upcoming season. After
a number of conversations
Greet April 17th at the tennis bubble at 6 pm. with members, staff, and the
Board of Directors, it became
WELCOME TERRY GOLDWATER apparent that a significant
upgrade and overhaul was needed at our pool.
Recreation/Activities Manager
(303)327- 2388 Changes for 2019 pool experience

New to the Rolling Hills swim program is Terry • Leadership – Terry Goldwater, new
Goldwater. Terry will be a big part of our swim Recreational/Activities Manager, will provide
program this year, along with our coaching overall operational leadership working with
and management team Melissa Fine and Van Van Davis, Melissa Fine, Nick Miller, and a
Davis. Terry will be heading up the Spring supporting cast from our food and beverage
Stroke Clinic at Meyers pool and offering Dryland training at team. Terry has a recreational background with
the Rolling Hills Tennis Facility. a long history of successful management; she
Terry began swimming competitively at age 4 and competed will be a welcome addition to our team.
through college. She was a NCAA II 9-time All-American in
swimming and was inducted into the UNC Athletic Hall of Fame • Safety – all pool operations start and finish
in 2004. She has coached competitive swimming for young age with a focus on safety! Van and Terry will work
groups up to high school swimmers, as well as country club and together on providing a safety plan. At the
masters swim teams in Colorado and California. forefront of this plan will be the hiring and
As our Recreation/Activities Manager Terry will be responsible training of a strong team of lifeguards.
for developing fitness and wellness programs for kids, families
and adults. Keep your eyes open for new programs this spring • Renovations – structures (cabanas) will be
and summer. Last but not least, Terry is an outstanding personal re-upholstered and two cabanas will be
trainer and will be scheduling sessions starting April 1st. relocated allowing for better flow around the
pool. One of the structures will be moved to
SPRING STROKE CLINIC the kid's area, new umbrellas will be added for
additional shade, we are adding some new pool
$50 - One fee for all sessions! ($5 discount for siblings) furniture, and creating an adult cabana bar area
All children participating in the Stroke Clinic must be able to overlooking the golf course.
swim a 25-meter length of the pool without needing assistance
This clinic is designed to refine already learned basic strokes. • Security/Member, Guest Entrance – the main
pool entrance and our secondary entrance
Swim - George Meyers Pool will be re-structured for additional safety and
7900 Carr Drive, Arvada, CO 80005 added accountability for the member guest
April 14th & April 28th
Beginners - ages 8 & under @ 5:00 pm - 5:35 pm • Cleanliness – a daily plan of action will be
developed for enhanced pool cleanliness.
(or at the discretion of the coach)
Intermediate* - ages 9 and up @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm • Food/Beverage – we are developing a plan for
*must be able to swim 2 lengths of the pool without stopping new pool snack bar items and better cocktail
service. New leadership will be driving the
Dryland Training @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm daily operation toward a greatly improved
April 7th, May 5th & May 19th membership experience.

Stretching and strengthening the muscles used in swimming • Policies/Procedures – our Swim Committee
to improve performance and reduce the risk of injury. has provided me with a list of policies and
Dryland training is recommended for ages 9 & up, however, procedures that need some revision and better
accommodations will be made for ages 6-8, including a enforcement during the pool season.

shortened training time of 30 minutes. Thank you for your continued support,
For more information or to register call the Main Office at
Mike Hestera, General Manager

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