Wednesday, December 13, 2023

December Meeting Minutes

 Meeting Minutes, 12/13/23. Michaelangelos Pizza

Attendance: Max, Mike Fazzini, Adam Walter, Daniel Brubaker, Mike Karlovec, Jarrett Wallace, Whitney Graham, Buddy, Vince Tricarico

1-Finances: $14k in bank, $5k for GVDG Kids, ~$1k for DEPC, $8k general fund. Club champion patches and green jacket for Bentley are only outstanding bills. 

2-Elections: Max proposed expanding officers from 4 to 5 for 2024. Motion seconded. All present vote for it. 

2024 GVDG Officers: Whitney Graham, Mike Karlovec, Mike Fazzini, Jarrett Wallace, & Max Crotts. Treasurer: Adam Walter. 

3-Ayden: February 3rd will be a combined Founders Day and Down East Highschool Invitation at Ayden Park. PDGA C-tier. 

4-New Years tournament. TD: Jarrett Wallace. 2 rounds, exact format not yet decided. 

5-Other upcoming events: ECU Ultimate Fundraiser, Mando Madness, Ace Race style tournament on the Meadow new red pads. 

6-DEPC: planned format: All pros, MA1 & FA1 3 day 3 rounds. All other ams 2 day 3 rounds with tee times Sunday. The 3 day group would play meadow twice, ecu once. All others would play Meadow, ECU, and Farmville one time each. Format not yet locked in. Vince and Max are working on sponsorship packages. 

7-GVDG Kids: Scholarship tournament will take place in the spring. Scholarship will be sent out to pitt county guidance councilors in 2024. 

8-Putting league: We are contacting multiple locations to find a location that can host. 

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

July Meeting Minutes

 July 2023 Meeting Minutes. Locations: Max’s House

1-Finances: In the bank: $25,300. In PayPal: $18.109.
GVDG Kids-
DEPC- $12k sponsorship, $16,065 registration
Adam Walter will provide an updated breakdown of each account.
2-DEPC Match Play: Shirts and trophies are on order.
New Format idea for 2024: Still a team-based series with draft. Instead of weekly events, 3-4 events scheduled with just 1 event a month. 1 month can be stroke play (possibly PDGA C-tier), 1 month match play, 1 month doubles.
3-DEPC: Mike K is finalizing the player cards and working with a local printer. He will post proofs on FB of each card soon. Each set contains 16 cards plus 1 of 4 autographed cards that will be randomly included in each set. The cost is $20 and they are available when registering for DEPC.
Player pack items: We are set on a jersey shirt as part of the player packs. Also looking at options like course signs, full beach towel, golf towel, challenge coin, minis.
Max is adding an option to purchase previous years items that are still available in the store: DEPC umbrellas and the Ridge Roller fridge/sling bag.
We discussed potential ECU Purple layout ideas and maintenance that needs to be performed at the Meadow, Farmville, and Ayden. Workdays will be announced soon.
4-Course work: Mike Fazzini is going to work on finishing the base for Meadow hole 3. Max is putting out the remaining new tee signs for the Meadow. Once the softball little league world series is done in Greenville, we will contact Parks for assistance with finishing tee pads. Farmville parks has the funds to upgrade several pads, we need a group willing to help with the install then we can schedule workdays out there. Vince has contacted Ayden Parks about removing the downed tree out there.
5-Other events:
Contentnea Creek Classic, originally scheduled for July 30th, is being rescheduled to later in the year.
On Sept 9th there will be a fundraiser event to benefit the Pitt County Schools lunch program.
DEPC Warm Up C-tiers by Basket Bashers: September 16, September 17, October 8th. Basket Bashers DEPC Flex Starts October 16-18. Full course details coming soon.
Basket Bashers Amateur Tour Finale October 7th Logan Staton
6-GVDG Kids: We had 6 kids apply for the GVDG Kids Scholarship, the top 2 have been selected and Vince is in the process of contacting them.
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Wednesday, April 12, 2023

April Club Meeting Minutes

 Attendance: Max, Andrew Duppstadt, Mike Fazzini, Adam Walter, Daniel Brubaker, Jarrett Wallace, Vince Tricarico

1-Finances: $16,251.94 in the bank. 2 outstanding invoices to pay. The total is split across several different funds: DEPC, GVDG Kids, and general fund. We'll work to have a full breakdown by next months meeting. 

2-Match Play: We are moving the close of registration until April 30th. 

3-Doubles: The season will be 20 weeks long. Jarrett is finalizing a flyer with the weekly locations and formats. There will be a few weeks of unique formats: alt shot, best score. A few weeks will be at Oakwood School. 

4-Mando Madness: Mike is available to cook lunch on Sunday, we'll have a hotdog lunch free for everyone playing. 

5-Scholarship: Registration is open now on for the GVDG Kids Scholarship Shootout on May 6th. The tournament will be 2 rounds at the new Oakwood school course. 

6-Beginner friendly camp: Farmville Parks and Rec is organzing a one day camp on June 3rd from 9A-Noon. Ages 7 and up. 

7-Horizons @ Oakwood: Vince has been asked to assist with an event at Oakwood potentially June 10th. More info coming soon. 

8-Course work: We have created a google doc to track course improvement projects we are working on. If you are interested in a particular project or want to suggest one send an officer a message. Link in comments. 

9-DEPC: Tiered registration will open July 1st on Ladies, 1000+ rated men, and DEPC Match Play participants will have first access. Vince is looking into what it would take to have a musical act during DEPC weekend. Jay is updating the logo for 2023. 

Thursday, January 12, 2023

January Club Meeting Minutes

 January 11th @ Michaelangelos Pizza

Attendance: Max, Whitney, Daniel B, Mike K, Mike F, Jarrett W, Vince T

1-Finances: $16.4K in bank and PayPal. Outstanding -2 invoices for Action Advertising and Veterance for Vets tournament. 

2-Upcoming Events:

    -Veterans for Vets - January 21st @ Farmville - Registration is currently full. Mike Karlovec is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a basket and other prices, $5 for 1 ticket, $20 for 6. You do not have to be present to win, contact Mike to purchase tickets. 

    -Ayden Founders Day Classic - February 4th @ Ayden Park - 2 round PDGA B-tier tournament. Spots still available. 

    -Mando Madness @ the Meadow - April 16th. - 2 round PDGA C-tier tournament. Every hole has a unique mandatory that must be completed to finish the hole. 

    -GVDG Kids Scholarship Shootout - May 6th - 2 round PDGA C-tier tournament. First event at the new Oakwood School course. Registration opens March 15th. 

    -Other upcoming events: Spring Fling (Michael Blackmon), Speed Golf (Max Crotts and Whitney Graham), Mixed Doubles (Whitney Graham)

3-Course Work: 

    -Ayden: Waiting for new locks so we can move all baskets to correct positions and holes. Need to move teepad for hole 9. 

    -Meadow: Finish hole 3 basket raise, Hole 10 green improvements, order tee signs for red pads and get the reds playable. 

    -Farmville: Still need to organize workdays for improving tee pads. 

4-DEPC: We have agreed on title sponsorhsip for the 2023 DEPC with Basket Bashers. The new year hangover tournaments raised $330 for DEPC. Looking for ideas for this years players packs, ideas discussed at meeting include: shirts, challenge coins, signs. This years event will have 4 courses in play with a maximum field size of 480. Max, Adam Walter, Whitney Graham, and Andrew Duppstadt are course TDs this year. 

    -DEPC Match Play: Registration will open in March, Live draft in mid April, plan to start playing May 1. Team sizes and # of teams will be decided by how many register. 

5-Social Media: Whitney is revamping the club social media accounts and looking at possibly doing a monthly recap podcast or video.