St. Charles Country Club
WOMEN’S EVENTS & PROGRAMS
This magazine provides a comprehensive look
at the exciting year ahead at St. Charles Country Club.
Mark all of these important dates on your calendar,
so you don’t miss out on any of the fun in 2017!
Women’s Golf Progr am
St. Charles Country Club proudly offers a variety of opportunities for all lady golfers from any level of experience to participate in
fun Game Days and friendly Tournaments. We have three ladies leagues and a host of instruction programs for you to
participate in. Tuesday is Ladies Day at St. Charles. We have a choice of 9 or 18 hole groups that play in the morning or you can
choose to play 9 or 18 holes with our late afternoon golfers, the Sundowner’s. You may choose a different group each week based
on your schedule and preference. Our women’s golf programs are here to provide events that all of our members enjoy and are
comfortable participating in. The programs and events offered are intended to suit our experienced golfers while creating an
environment that encourages our new golfers and players of all skill levels. Please feel free to contact the Pro Shop or any of the
committee members listed below if you require more information.
Tuesday Morning Ladies Opening Golf Day
Tuesday May 9th – 10:00 am Shotgun start
Our Tuesday morning ladies league is open to all members of all Get your season started by playing in our Ladies Opening Golf
different skill levels. Each Tuesday participants will accumulate Day! Played in a Modified Scramble format, this event is a great
stableford points towards the year long Margaret Konantz points way to kick off the season with a fun team format. This event is
race. The individual with the most points at year end will be an opportunity to meet our new members and re-connect with
crowned the Margaret Konantz champion. The schedule also your fellow members you have not seen since last season! The
features one tournament day each month which ladies are highly event begins with a 10:00 am shotgun start. Winners announced
encouraged to participate in. Ladies day participants will be able at the luncheon that follows.
to sign up for tee times in two different time slots 8:00 am - 8:30
am or 9:30 am - 10:00 am. Birks & Fleming
Players must sign up in the ladies locker room by Saturday at 5:00
pm each week Tuesday, May 31st – Deadline for entries
Ladies Sports Captain – Wendy Koberstein 204-487-7495 This event offers participants a unique opportunity to try their
Assistant Sports Captain – Alex King 204-889-0164 hand at match play. The event runs from June through
September. This is an individual match-play competition
Tuesday Morning 9-Hole league consisting of two flights based on player’s current handicap.
Players are seeded randomly and are responsible for arranging
Our nine hole league is for our lady members who prefer to play their own matches according to the schedule posted in the Ladies
9 holes or if your schedule only allows for a two hour game. Locker room. Players can enter in the Ladies Locker Room.
The tee times are scheduled to start at 9:30 am each morning. Awards will be presented at the Closing Dinner.
Each week a new and fun format is played. The nine hole league
is intended for all ladies of all levels of experience from those St. Charles Ladies Foursomes
just getting started to our more accomplished players. Match Play Tournament
Tuesday May 31st – Entry Deadline
9-hole league Co-Chairs Find a partner and play as a team in this alternate shot match play
Penny Coleman – 204-467-8789 event! The St. C Foursomes provides our Lady Members an
Lorene Peters – 204-896-3364 opportunity to enjoy match play golf in a fun partnership format.
Sundowners' League This is a two person team match-play. Competition begins June
1st and is played thru to September when the final matches are
scheduled. Players are responsible for arranging their own
Our Sundowners' league is comprised of golfers who are new to matches and can sign up as teams or as individuals. Awards will
the game and experienced golfers of all skill levels. Each be presented at the closing cocktail reception.
evening participants play in a fun format that adds light
competition to a fantastic evening of golf. Play is usually
followed by a gathering in the Garden following golf! The Lady Captain Trophy
Sundowners play on Tuesday evenings throughout the season
starting at approximately 4:30 pm with 9 hole games beginning at Tuesday June 6th – 8:00 am shotgun start
approximately 6:30 pm. Ladies participating in this group can This team event is always one of the favorite’s amongst our lady
play either 9 or 18 holes and must sign up in the Pro Shop by golfers. The competition is a four person, two best net of four
2:00 pm the Saturday prior. stableford competition in which the Captains of each team are
Sundowners' Chair unveiled to participants the morning of the event. Tee times
Cindy East – 204-794-0142 begin with an 8:00 am shotgun start. The winning team will be
honoured at the Closing dinner and awards presentation.
Women’s Golf Progr am
Pro-Lady Qualifier Grandmother’s Trophy(T)
Tuesday June 13th – Regular Tee Times Tuesday July 25th– regular tee times
Qualify for your opportunity to play with your Pro! The Pro The format of the event is 18 holes of stroke play using each
Lady is an annual event hosted by the PGA of Manitoba. Golf player’s full handicap with the low net scores being awarded the
clubs from around the province form a team of three ladies that Grandmother’s Trophy. Ladies will tee off during the regular
play with their Club professional to compete in a fun scramble tee times with either the 18ers or Sundowners. The trophy will
format. Ladies from St. Charles may participate in the qualifier be awarded at the Closing dinner.
either with the 18er’s or the Sundowners' on the designated
qualifying day. One player with the low net 18 hole score in
each of the three handicap division qualifies to play in the Pro Pr esident’s Cup(T)
Lady Provincial Championship usually scheduled in the summer
Tuesday August 8th– Presidents Cup–8:00 am Shotgun
months. Players qualifying will tee off during regular ladies day One of the premiere events of the season, this is a one day
tee times. (18-hole event) net stroke play tournament. The winner of the
President Cup is the player with the best net score. Runners up
Shirley Lush Cup – will be 2nd to 7th low net. A low gross prize will be given in each
New for 2017! division.
Tuesday July 18th – 8:00 Shotgun Start A fantastic luncheon follows golf where awards are presented
The Shirley Lush Cup takes place in the month of July from the golf competition. Golf attire is smart casual for lunch.
commemorating St. Charles golfing icon Shirley Lush. The event Women’s Introductory Program participants and Niners are
is a Solheim Cup style format. Ladies will sign up in pairs and be welcome to play 9 or 18 holes non-competitively and attend the
placed on one of two teams Captained by the Ladies President President’s Cup luncheon. Sundowners may compete if they
and Vice President, with members of the professional staff choose to play in the 8:00 am shotgun.
serving as co-captains. Night Golf
Players on each team will compete in three 6-hole match play Friday August 11th – Cocktails begin at 7:00 pm –
formats with a partner against another Twosome. The three Golf begins at dusk
formats are Scramble, Foursomes (Alternate Shot) and 4-Ball This event is definitely intended to be more social with a little
(Best Ball). Each 6-hole match is played for 1 point, totaling 3 golf mixed in! The evening will start with cocktails and music in
points available for each 18 hole match.
The team with the most points will be determined the Shirley the Garden. Golf will begin shortly after sunset with a shotgun
Lush Cup winner! start where all groups will play 6 holes of golf with torch lit
fairways. Following golf light snacks and music will continue in
the Garden through the evening.
St. Charles Ladies Invitational Club Championship Weekend(T)
Friday August 18th to Sunday August 20th
Monday June 19th – 11:00 am Shotgun start All flights are stroke play
Club Championship weekend is a celebration of golf at St. Charles
Our Ladies Invitational is one of the flagship events on our ladies open to all of our lady members. The championship flight plays
golf calendar. It is a spectacular day at St. Charles which three rounds beginning on the Friday, while all other flights play
includes golf, prizes and an incredible sit down dinner in the two rounds beginning on Saturday. The overall Club Champion
Verandah. It provides our members a great opportunity to is determined by their total gross score over 54 holes. Gross and
showcase the Club and golf course to their friends or family. It
will be a day they will enjoy and remember.
net winners of all other flights and the overall net winner are
This is a two-person net best ball competition with prizes being determined by their 36-hole score played Saturday and Sunday.
awarded to the teams with the lowest net scores. The event The event is intended for players of all levels to come and enjoy a
boasts a spectacular prize table. Players must have a current Golf great weekend at the Club! Awards are presented in the garden
Canada handicap index to play for prizes. Guests are welcome to following play.
play without an index, but are ineligible for golf prizes.
The day begins with an 11:00 am shotgun start, following golf is
a cocktail reception and dinner. Included in the registration fee is Senior Club Championship
a tee prize, golf, golf cart, hors d’oeuvres, dinner and two
Saturday August 19th and Sunday August 20th
glasses of wine. This portion of our Championship is for lady members age 50
The event supports a charity of choice each year. Entry forms for and over. It is two rounds of stroke play on Club Championship
this event are available in the Ladies Locker Room. weekend in August played on the Saturday and Sunday. This
event is flighted with both low gross and net scores being
Ladies Invitational Chair – Michelle Thompson 204-453-3528 awarded in each flight. An awards presentation will take place in
Assistant Chair – Anne Marie Grant 204-889-2455 the garden following the event and the flight winners will be
presented their awards at the closing cocktail reception.
Women’s Golf Progr am
Super Sr. Club Championship Ringerboard
SaturdayAugust 19th and Sunday August 20th The Ringerboard will begin the first day of scheduled play and
will conclude on the date posted on the board. It is based on
Same format as Senior Club Championship. Players must be 70 recording a player’s lowest score on each of the 27 holes through
years of age or older to qualify. the season. To post a score on the ringer board players must
have played a minimum 9 holes. All holes must have at least
Ladies Closing Golf Day & one score recorded to qualify. Prizes are presented to the winner
Closing Cocktail Reception of the low gross and runner up in each division at the Closing
Tuesday September 12th – 10:00 am shotgun
Ladies Closing Golf Day is traditionally held in middle to late
September. Celebrate the golf season that was, with your fellow Sunday October 1st – 12:00 pm shotgun start
lady members in an event with a simple and fun format. Ladies
will tee off at 10:00 am in a shotgun start. The format is a All members are welcome to enter this event and play St. Charles
modified Texas Scramble. as tough as it gets. Tough pins and tees played at the tips, and
then some, is the theme to this fun day of golf. The day begins
The event will be followed by a cocktail reception that is open to with a 12:00 pm shotgun and is followed by casual dinner (on a
all participants and lady members who were unable to play in the chit signing basis) and prizes in the Clubhouse.
closing tournament. Yearly awards will be presented at the
reception. The format for the event is one best ball of two, with both gross
and net prizes being awarded. Members may enter as teams of
G o l f M a n i t o b a L a d i e s “A” a n d two or as individuals. With the weather usually adding to the
“B” Division Interclub challenge of this event, the Iron Man is a test of golf that you will
not want to miss.
A four person team will represent St. Charles in an A side (to be
played at the end of August), and B side (to be played
mid-August) inter-club tournament. Sign up sheet will be in the
Ladies` locker room. Deadline will be posted on the sign up
Women’s Fixtur e Card a t a Glance
9th - Ladies Opening Spring Mixer 1st - Open Day/MK Event
10:00 am Shotgun 8th- President’s Cup 8:00 am Shotgun
14th - Course Aeration - Course closed at 2:00 pm 11th - Night Golf
15th - Course Aeration - Course closed all day 15th - Open Day/MK Event
16th - Open Day/MK Event 18th - 20th– Club Championship
23rd - Ada MacKenzie /MK Event 22nd - Open Day/MK Event
30th - Open Day/MK Event
31st - Birk’s and Fleming/St. C Alternate Shot September
5th - Open Day/MK Event
June 12th - Ladies AGM & Closing Fall Mixer 10:00 am Shotgun
6th - Lady Captain Trophy 18th & 19th - Course Aeration - Course closed
8:00 am Shotgun
13th - Pro Lady Qualifier/Open Day/MK Event
19th - Ladies’ Invitational 1st - Iron Man
20th - Open Day/MK Event
27th - Open Day/MK Event
4th - Open Day/MK Event
11th - Open Day/MK Event
18th– Shirley Lush Cup 8:00 am Shotgun
25th– Grandmother’s Trophy/MK Event
Women’s Introduction to Golf Progr ams
Introduction to Golf
This package is offered with the intent of introducing the spouse, daughter or granddaughter of Shareholder members to St. Charles
and to spark their interest and enjoyment of the game of golf. As an all inclusive package, participants will be introduced to the game
in a non-intimidating and fun environment while learning basic golf skills and having access to the Club. It is hoped that the
exposure to this great game of golf and the spectacular environment at St. Charles you will then choose to become a full member of
Participants will receive 13 hours of group instruction - 4 hours will be on golf swing, 4 hours on short game and 3 hours on the golf
course. Please call the Pro Shop (204-888-8229) to register for one class from each of the following programs:
Swing Classes Mornings Wednesdays – May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
24th & 31st June 7th, 14th & 21st
8 Weeks of Classes
Evenings Wednesdays – May 3rd, 10th, 17th, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
24th & 31st June 7th, 14th & 21st
Rules & Etiquette Clinic Morning Monday, May 29th 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Monday, May 29th 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Evening 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Tuesday, June 13th &
O n C o u r s e C l a s s e s Evenings Tuesday, June 20th
Open Review Session Morning Wednesday, June 28th 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Evening Wednesday June 28th 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Participants will be taken out on the golf course by the Professional staff of St. Charles. It is time to learn how to “play” the great
game of golf! These sessions will be made up of a fun series of on-course golf activities where the ladies can apply their newly found
skills in a pressure-free environment. We have arranged for 2 on-course sessions. Each session is approximately 1.5 hours in
duration and will take place on June 6th and 20th from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm.
Practice Facility Access
Participants also have use of all practice facilities through the entire golf season.
Six 9-Hole Rounds
As part of the package, all participants will receive six 9-hole games. These games can be played with fellow golfers in their
category, or with current members. Participants are able to play according to restricted member tee times. Five additional rounds
will be available with payment of green fees.
Once participants have completed the group lessons, two complimentary private lessons are provided. Private lessons provide each
participant the opportunity to work on specific aspects of their swing. Please speak with any of our Professional Staff to schedule
Women’s Introduction to Golf Progr ams
Introduction to Golf Playing Program
$ 1 5 3 0 . 0 0 / Ye a r
This Program is intended for players starting in the game of golf who want more access to the course than the Introduction of Golf
program. This program also provides our Introduction to Golf participants another step prior to becoming a full member of the Club.
Access to all Club facilities is included, while also having access to all Women’s group and private instruction programs offered by
our professional staff.
Introduction to Golf Playing Program on course availability is as follows:
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays – after 4:00 pm
Monday before noon and after 4:00 pm
Tuesday to Thursday after 5:00 pm
Friday before 11:00 am and after 5:00 pm
Participants may enroll separately in the group lesson programs offered by the Pro Shop at an additional cost. Instruction is not
included in this program – Please contact the Pro Shop for all details on our instruction programs
Women’s Group Clinics – 8 Weeks/hours of instruction - $200.00 per participant
Women’s On Course Instruction—$20.00 per session - 90 minutes duration per class
Group Instruction program schedule outlined on the previous Intro to Golf page
Private lessons – can arranged directly through the Pro Shop.
The following Information pertains to both Programs:
Practice Facility, Locker and Club Storage Privileges
Participants in this program will have the range, putting green and the short game areas available to them for the entire season. This
will provide them with an opportunity to work on their games and achieve a level of skill that makes them comfortable on the
course. If required, a locker and club storage can be assigned.
The Pro Shop can offer a number of different options for beginner and intermediate golfers and provide a first class club fitting
experience, all at a very competitive price!
Opening Cocktail Party
Wednesday, May 3rd - 7:30 pm - Clubhouse
We encourage all program participants to join us at the Opening Cocktail Party. This is a great opportunity for you to get to know
your fellow participants as well as meet a few of our Ladies’ Section committee members as they will be on hand to welcome you to
the Club. Following completion of our final on-course class on Tuesday, June 20th, we would also like to invite participants to join
us for the YEAR END WIND-UP!
New program limitations
The Introduction to Golf Program is now limited to 5 years of participation (total of both tiers). This limitation began in the 2016
season and all prior years are grandfathered. Once program participants participate for a total 5 years (total of both programs) or
graduate to Associate Playing they are unable to move back into either introduction program
To enroll in these programs please contact
Jennie or Randy in Accounting at 204-889-4444.
Once enrolled, participants must contact the Pro Shop at 204-888-8229
to sign up for the classes that best suit their schedule.
Women's only Instruction Programs
*All programs are open to all members, introduction to golf participants,
non-member spouses and immediate family members*
Women’s Group Private Instruction
Short Game Classes
40 Min 1 Hr 1.5 Hrs
May 3rd, 10th, 17th& 24th $135
Group instruction for lady members of all playing levels. Choose Cory $80 $95 $115
the class that is right for you. Lessons will focus on swing Craig $70 $85 $105
fundamentals and efficient practice exercises. Derrik $70 $80
Kevin $65 $75
Wednesday mornings 9:30 am - 10:30 am Coaching Packages
Wednesday evenings 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost- $100.00 per Student This package has been designed for the golfer who wants to plan
a program for the entire season with their instructor. Our
Women’s Group Swing Classes professional staff will provide you instruction through the season
customized to your specific needs.
May 31st, June 7th, 14th & 21st Packages can be for any amount of time and can include on-
This class is being offered as an extension of the Swing Class. course instruction, TPI fitness programs, short game, full swing,
All ladies are welcome! putting and more.
Wednesday Mornings 9:30 am - 10:30 am Cory 3 Hrs 5 Hrs 8 Hrs
Wednesday evenings 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm $270 $440 $700
Cost- $100.00/ Student Craig $240 $400 $635
Derrik $225 $365 $580
Kevin $210 $340 $540
Lesson Wrap up and Q&A
Wednesday June 28th @ 9:30 am & 6:00 pm
Join your instructors for an open review session. Our staff will be C u s t o m G r o u p L e s s o n s
on hand to address your questions one on one.
Our professional staff offer you the opportunity to create your
own group lesson experience.
On Course Rules & Etiquette Seminar Based on your schedule our staff will deign a custom group
lesson program for 2 to 12 golfers. The content of each program
Monday, May 29th - Morning 9:30 am to 10:30 am or will be based on the groups experience level and areas of the
Evening 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
In this seminar we will cover the main rules and etiquette for game they want to improve.
golfers who are new to the game or for those who are looking to Instruction can include full swing, pitching, chipping, putting,
expand their knowledge of the rules. This class is meant to be course management and coaching to specifically target the needs
very interactive as we welcome any and all questions that you of the group.
On Course Instruction Groups can be comprised of all ladies, or can have a mix of men,
women and juniors!
Learn how to take your skills to the course. Playing lessons are a If our scheduled programs do not suit your schedule please talk to
great way to learn how to manage your game on the course and one of our professional staff.
create lower scores!
*This course is approximately 90 minutes long.
St. Charles Country Club Clubhouse - 204.889.4444 For dining Reservations
100 Country Club Blvd. Pro Shop - 204.888.8229 Email: [email protected]
Winnipeg, MB R3K 1Z3