November League Newsletter

The Inaugural season is over, but we’re not done yet!!
A few off season outings, some key dates for the 2022, and a freshly updated logo are ready for the RDUgolf Tour crew!

SUMMARY

  • 2021 Season Wrap-up
  • 2021 Spirit of RDUgolf award
  • Off Season Outing*
  • 2022 Announcements
    • Key Dates
    • Changes
    • 2-Day Williamsburg Event
    • Championship Venue
  • Personal Accomplishments

* Registration will be on a first come, first serve basis

2021 Season Wrapup

With over 150 participants across 14 events, season 1 come to an end with the top 32 golfers in the league competing at Talamore Golf Resort!
2.5x leaderboard points were on the line, and some golfers made SIGNIFICANT jumps in the leaderboard, but it wasn’t enough to dethrone the #1

With 1 Net win, 7 top-10’s (net), 9 Gross wins, a scoring average of 73.5, 69% FW’s hit, 65% GIR, and 3,210 Leaderboard Point, the RDUgolf Tour is proud to congratulate:

JOHN GAGLIANO

Spirit of RDUgolf Award

The Spirit of the RDUgolf Tour award will be a trophy given annually to the golfer which most exemplifies the spirit, mindset, and appreciation for golf which this league stands for.

For their committed support of North Carolina golf, deep respect for the game, unmatched standard of character, and their overall excitement for growing the game, the RDUgolf Tour is proud, and honored introduce

Tyler Fowler

Offseason Outings

We all know golf season doesn’t stop in NC, so we’re keeping this party going with a few off-season outings.
No scoring, no required tee-boxes, no prizes. Just golfers getting linking up, playing the game we love, and having some fun!

The Preserve at Jordan Lake

  • Saturday, November 20th
  • Cost: $45 paid to the course (Includes cart & range balls)
  • Tee Times: 10:30-11:50AM
  • Golfers: 36 spots (filled on a first come, first serve basis)
  • Click here to sign up

Sanford Municipal Walkers Only Charity Outing

We are pairing up with Mike Silvestri from SeeGolfPlayGolf to host a relaxed charity outing to raise money and support health and activity for the youth of the Triangle.
This WALKING ONLY event will get us on our feet and will have a required donation to be collected and given to the YMCA of the Triangle on behalf of RDUgolf and SeeGolfPlayGolf!

  • Saturday, December 11th
  • Cost: $18 paid to the course
  • Minimum donation: $15 (paid to RDUgolf on the event day
  • Tee Times: 10-11:20AM
  • Golfers: 36 spots (filled on a first come, first serve basis)
  • Click here to sign up

Couples Mini Golf Outing

We will host a series of mini-golf nights at Par-Tee Shack in Raleigh.
Bring your significant other and prepare for snacks, beverages, some of the most fun mini golf around!

Keep an eye on the @RDUgolfTour Instagram and Facebook Group for more information and dates


2022 Tour Announcements

With 2021 ending, I have fully moved into 2022 planning!
For Full dates and information click here

2022 Key Dates

Key Changes

  • Updated Handicap Weighting:
    • Based on analytics of 2021 events
  • Event Registration:
    • Extra registration windows to allow golfers to find the league mid-season
    • Major events and private courses will require having played in at least 1 other event
  • Gross Scoring:
    • Increased prizes for Gross winners
    • Tracking a gross Season-Long Points Leaderboard
    • More updates for gross scoring coming soon
  • New Formats:
    • 2-day, removed event (1 event)
    • Blind-Pairing Best Ball (1 event)
    • Match Play (1 event, invitational. No season points distributed)
    • Ryder Cup (1 event, invitational. No season points distributed)
  • Hole-in-1 Prize Fund:
    • Golfers pay into a prize fun, if they make an ACE, they take the jackpot!

2-Day Williamsburg Event

To keep the fun going, we’re hitting the road for 1 event in 2022.
Williamsburg is a hotbed of history AND great golf; we will be playing 2 amazing courses.
Royal New Kent:
A Mike Strantz designed beast on a expansive piece of property filled with elevation changes, visual intimidate, and is a true test of your game.
Kingsmill Resort – River Course
A few weeks prior to the LPGA Pure Silk event, we will be playing this pristine Pete Dye design which will require non-stop strategy and execution

Full 2-day event information can be found here

2022 Championship Venue


Personal Accomplishments

As always, we celebrate each other in this community!
Some awesome things have happened since the October update:

Golf Related:

  • New personal best (86) – Rodderick Barlow@ Hyland
  • New personal best (82) – Rosh Taheri @ Lonnie Poole
  • New personal best (86) – Shane Williams
  • New personal best (84) – John Lischwe
  • Broke 80 for the first time: Dion McCarty
  • Got their handicap to single-digits: Bobby Bender
  • Simulator Hole-in-one – Trent Menzer @ Brookfields Indoor
  • 4 consecutive birdies for the first time – John Gagliano
  • Won 1st Gross at a CGA event – Faheem Amod & Craig Walton

More personal:

  • Got married: George White, Evan Atherton, Shane Williams
  • Completed the Chicago Marathon – Joe Maugeri & Holly Verrett
  • Landed a new house: Stephen Latham
  • 2 promotions @ work: Greg Garner
  • Medically cleared to golf after a lengthy leg injury: Casey Fonville

Congrats to all of you on your accomplishments!
It’s awesome to see so many good things happening for everyone!


As always, Thank you all for being a part of this!

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