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MacKenzie Participant Information Booklet Flip Aug 26

MacKenzie Participant Information Booklet Flip Aug 26


Participant Handbook

AUGUST 27TH - 30TH, 2017 


Fellow MacKenzie Society Members,
On behalf of the Board of Governors and membership of St.
Charles Country Club it is my sincere pleasure to extend a
warm Canadian welcome to all participants and guests of the
2017 Gathering of the Alister MacKenzie Society in Winnipeg,
Manitoba, Canada.
Enclosed you will find all of the information needed to enjoy
your time at St. Charles. We very much look forward to
sharing our course and facilities, renewing friendships, and
showcasing some exciting new attractions in our City, in what
is the 150th anniversary of our Country’s confederation.
Very best regards,
Glen Peters, St. Charles MacKenzie Society Director

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St. Charles Country Club
100 Country Club Blvd

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3K 1Z3
Club 204-889-4444 / Pro Shop 204-888-8229
Cameron Gray - General Manager
Phone - 204-889-4444 / [email protected]
Cory Kartusch - Head Professional
Phone - 204-888-8229 / [email protected]

Map - Inn at Forks to St. Charles - click here
Map - Fairmont to St. Charles - click here

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Sunday August 27th
Welcome reception at St. Charles (Players and Guests) 6:00 p.m.

Beverages and Heavy Hors d’oeuvres/Food Stations
*Alternate dinner arrangements not required
Dress - Golf Attire/Business Casual

Monday August 28th
Lunch in the Garden - 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Men’s Practice Round - 1:00 p.m.
Men’s dinner at St. Charles - 6:00 p.m. - Jacket required

Tuesday August 29th
Breakfast – 7:30 am
Team Photographs - 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. - Please check schedule in booklet
Round 1 of Competition – 9:00 a.m. shotgun start - Lunch on course
MacKenzie Board Meeting 3:00 p.m. / Mackenzie Director's Meeting - 3:30 p.m.
Historian’s Presentation - 4:00 p.m. - All participants welcome
Dinner at St. Charles(Players and Guests) – 6:00 p.m. - Jacket required

Wednesday August 30th
Breakfast – 7:30 am

Round 2 of Competition – 9:00 a.m. shotgun start
Closing reception in the Garden - 2:00 p.m. (Players and Guests)

Team trophy presentation
Beverage and Heavy Hors d’oeuvres/Garden Lunch

*Shuttles provided to and from all Players events. Please find schedule in booklet*

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Sunday August 27th
Welcome Reception at St. Charles - 6:00 p.m.

(Players and Guests)
Beverages and Heavy Hors d’oeuvres/Food Stations

*Alternate dinner arrangements not required
Monday August 28th

Guests Golf at St. Charles (option 1) - 8:00 a.m. shotgun
Continental breakfast prior at 7:15 a.m. with lunch to follow

Guests Trolley Tour and lunch (option 2) - 10:00 a.m.
A 1 ½ hour trolley tour of historic and scenic sections of the City followed by lunch at one of

Winnipeg’s finest restaurants
Guests Dinner - Canadian Museum of Human Rights - 5:30 p.m.
Cocktails, guided tour and sit down dinner at the spectacular new museum, the only Canadian

national museum outside of our nation’s capital
*Please wear comfortable footwear - 75 minute tour included

Tuesday August 29th
Guests Golf at Niakwa (option 1) - 8:30 a.m. shotgun
Continental Breakfast served prior and Lunch following golf

Guests tour of Fort Gibraltar & Old St Boniface (option 2) - 10:00 a.m.

Lunch included
Dinner at St. Charles Country Club (Players and Guests) 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday August 30th
A Day at Assiniboine Park - 9:00 a.m.
Experience the Journey to Churchill exhibit (a once in a lifetime opportunity for an underwater view of
Polar Bears), followed by Leo Mol Garden tour and brunch at the Qualico Centre

*Comfortable footwear required
Closing Reception in Garden (Players and Guests) - 2:00 p.m.
*Please check the shuttle schedule in booklet for your transportation to and from events*

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Clubs will be stored at the golf course for all players. Please put your bag tag from
your gift package on your bag for proper identification.




Guest Golf at St. Charles Guest Golf at Niakwa
8:00 Shotgun Start 8:30 Shotgun Start
Lunch to Follow
Lunch to Follow

Guests playing both golf rounds will have their bags transported to Niakwa by the
professional staff


Trolley Tour Dinner at Tour of Journey to Churchill
10:00 a.m. Museum of Human Fort Gibraltar &

Rights 10:00 a.m. Assiniboine Park
5:30 p.m. 9:00 a.m.

If you find your name missing please contact the pro shop at 204-888-8229
*Please check shuttle schedule for pick up time at hotels*

Transportation Schedule
Shuttle Schedule - Players and Guests

If you happen to miss your scheduled bus below are options for transport:
Duffy's Taxi - 204-925-0101

Winnipeg Limousine - 204-981-4100
Winnipeg does not have UBER as an option

Team Pictures and Locker

Team Picture Schedule - Tuesday August 29th

All players please wear team uniforms on this day

St. Charles - 7:30 a.m. Green Hills - 8:10 a.m.
Alwoodley - 7:35 a.m. Valley Club - 8:15 a.m.
Cork - 7:40 a.m. Titirangi - 8:20 a.m.
Crystal Downs - 7:45 a.m. Moortown - 8:25 a.m.
Cypress Point - 7:50 a.m. Claremont - 8:30 a.m.
Past Presidents & Guests - 7:55 a.m. Meadow Club - 8:35 a.m.
Jockey Club - 8:00 a.m. Royal Melbourne - 8:40 a.m.
Pasatiempo - 8:05 a.m.

Team Locker assignments - Men's Room Locker Code 1466

Alwoodley - 6,13,22,23 Green Hills - 215,217,221,226
Cork - 29,36,37,38 Valley Club -253,274,299,312
Crystal Downs - 39,40,56,57 Titirangi - 342,339,353,367
Cypress Point - 61,65,86,90 Moortown - 368,369,373, 376
Past Presidents & Guests - 92,98,128,133 Claremont - 386,401,412,416
Jockey Club - 138,139,140,145 Meadow Club - 428, 450, 461,489
Pasatiempo - 172,199,205, 206 Royal Melbourne - 496,508,535,559

Players are asked to share lockers in pairs.
Please return keys to Stewards Room or leave in lockers at the

conclusion of the event.

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General Information

Winnipeg Weather
Average temperatures at the end of August see daytime highs of 24C / 75F and evening lows of 10C / 50F.
Morning rounds may require a layering piece to get you through to warmer temperatures in late morning

and afternoon. For Winnipeg weather click here

Dress Code
St. Charles dress code is similar to most all other MacKenzie clubs. For information on our dress code

please visit our website at

Locker Facilities
Players and guests have access to locker facilities. Players have been provided 4 lockers per team as listed
in the booklet. The Men's locker room code for entry is 1466. Women's locker code for entry is 1534.
Golf Club Storage
Players are asked to please place their bag tag from their gift package on their golf bag for proper
Golf Carts
St. Charles is a very flat and easy walking course with very short distances between tees. Walking is
encouraged in this event. Carts can be rented from the pro shop. Visa or Mastercard can be used.
Pro Shop Operations
The pro shop is open from 7:00 a.m. until dusk. Visa, Mastercard or Cash can be used for purchases of
Practice Facilities
Participants are most welcome to use our Practice Tee, Short Game Area and Putting Green before or after
play. These facilities are open 7:00 a.m. to dusk.
Dietary Requirements
Please alert our Food and Beverage Manager, Tyler Scammel, of any allergies or preferences you may
have. 204-889-4444 or [email protected].
Team Uniforms - To be worn TUESDAY
Team uniforms are coordinated by each individual team and colors have been communicated to the
Directors at each Club for the team photo on Tuesday prior to play. There will not be a uniform supplied at
the event for players.
Consumption of Alcohol
St. Charles Country Club strongly encourages all participants to use the shuttles provided. Drinking and
driving carries severe penalties in Canada.

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Host Accomodations
Inn at the Forks- 204-942-6555

Riverstone Spa -
Activities -
Smith Restaurant -

Fairmont Winnipeg - 1-866-540-4466
Local Golf Clubs
N i a k w a C o u n t r y C l u b - 1 ( 2 0 4 ) 2 5 6 - 2 0 1 3 -
P i n e R i d g e G o l f C l u b - 1 ( 2 0 4 ) 2 2 2 - 1 5 7 3 -
E l m h u r s t G o l f C l u b - 1 ( 2 0 4 ) 2 2 2 - 5 5 1 1 -
S o u t h w o o d G o l f C l u b - 1 ( 2 0 4 ) 2 6 9 - 7 8 6 7 -
Duffy's Taxi - 204-925-0101
Winnipeg Limousine - 204-981-4100
Winnipeg does not have UBER as an option

Emergency - 911

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Hy's Steakhouse Sydneys
Phone - 1(204)942-1000 Phone - 1(204) 942-6075

Wasabi Sabi Velvet Glove
1(204)415-7878 1(204)985-6255

529 Wellington Smith Restaurant (Inn at the Forks)
Phone - 1(204)487-8325

Earls Main
Phone - 1(204)989-0103

Other Casual Dining near the Forks and Hotels
The Old Spaghetti Factory
Muddy Waters Smokehouse
The Beachcomber
Ivory Restaurant

The Common Craft Beer & Wine Kiosk
The Original Pancake House

For more great restaurants in Winnipeg check out the link:

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Things to do in Winnipeg

Human Rights Museum
Assiniboine Park
Winnipeg Art Gallery

Entertainment options for those in town on the 26th
Winnipeg Goldeye's Baseball - 6:00 p.m. vs Sioux Falls
Baseball stadium is a short walk from hotels
Phantom Of The Opera - Shows at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Centennial Concert Hall is a short walk from hotels
Festival at the Forks
Informal family atmosphere at the Forks near the Inn at the Forks hotel with
live music, food and refreshments

Top Ten Attractions in Winnipeg -

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