Boot Ranch Fund Raiser

June 3, 2018

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2018 General Membership Meeting to focus on Junior Golf

February 9, 2018

The next annual membership meeting of FOLB will be Wednesday, March 7 at 5:30 PM in the Cardinal Room at Lady Bird Johnson Golf Club.  Election of a new Board of Directors will precede a presentation of our expanded Junior Golf program.  Guest speakers will include Jim Penn and Brian Featherstone who will present their vision to introduce “the world’s greatest game” to all youngsters from third grade through high school.  Inspired by the success of our local girls and boys high school golf teams, the program seeks to provide mentorship, instruction, and equipment.  Other presentations will be made by Clinton Bailey, Assistant City Manager, and Chris Meade, PGA, our new General Manager.

We especially invite young golfers, parents, and all of the golfing community.  Learn about the future of golf in Fredericksburg, sign up to join and participate in FOLB, and meet the new Lady Bird staff.

Refreshments will be provided.


December 6, 2017
 TOUCHSTONE GOLF GAINS LEASE FOR LADY BIRD GOLF COURSE

City Council OKs lease with To u c h s t o n e Austin-based golf management  company inks five-year deal By Erika Vela Standard-Radio Post reporter

Touchstone Golf was awarded a five-year lease agreement to manage Lady Bird Johnson
Municipal Golf Course on Monday, Nov. 20 by the City of Fredericksburg.  As per the lease agreement, upon the golf course generating positive cash f low for a full year in an amount of equal to or greater than $100,000, the city will receive 70 percent and
Touchstone will receive the lesser of $60,000 or 30 percent of the cash f low.
“Revenues will increase. One way is through an improved marketing program and
special events and getting the local citizens out there,” said City Manager Kent Myers. “You’re going to see an immediate decrease in cost, particularly on the personnel side and also, they have access to pricing on supplies and materials. We’re going to see those costs come down.”
Touchstone will begin managing and overseeing operations of the golf facility on Jan.
1, 2018.

Proposed Amendment to the Bylaws May 13 2014

May 15, 2014

At its May 13 2014 meeting, the Board of Directors unanimouisly voted to amend the bylaws concerning committees.  As the bylaws allows written consent, the proposed change will be sent to the members for vote by email.

Current bylaw:

ARTICLE SIX: COMMITTEES

Section 6.1 Committees may be designated by the Board of Directors as needed from time to time.

Section 6.2 Standing Committees

Membership/marketing: Shall maintain records of all active and junior members, seek future memberships, develop and effect marketing strategies designated by the Board of Directors.

Green: Shall develop guidelines and standards based upon authoritative sources, such as the USGA, and other golf course management organizations to be recommended to the Director of Parks and/or his agents to further enhance the playability, aesthetics, and value of the golf course and the golf experience.

Club House: Shall develop guidelines and standards based upon authoritative sources and modern management technology to provide recommendations on best practices for overall management of all club house operations including but not limited to the pro shop, grill, and Cardinal Room.

Nominating: A committee of 3 members selected by vote of the general membership. The nominating committee shall submit candidates for all the open positions for the officers and Board of Directors at the appropriate time for election as outlined in these Bylaws

Section 6.3 Committee designation, chairmanship, structure: The Board of Directors shall reserve the right to add, remove, appoint chairmen and alter committees as required from time to time

 

Proposed amendment:

ARTICLE SIX: COMMITTEES

Section 6.1 Committees may be designated by the Board of Directors as needed from time to time.

Section 6.2 Standing Committees:

Green: Shall develop guidelines and standards based upon authoritative sources, such as the USGA, and other golf course green area management organizations to be recommended to the Director of Golf and/or his agents to further enhance the playability, aesthetics, and value of the golf course and the golf experience.

Handicap: Shall develop policy in accordance with the USGA and such other authoritative bodies to provide for fair and equitable competition at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf Course.

Junior Golf: Shall develop policy in consultation with the Director of Golf and provide support for the Junior Golf Program at Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf Course.

Nominating: The Board of Directors shall function as the Nominating Committee. The nominating committee shall submit candidates for all the open positions for the Officers and Board of Directors at the appropriate time for election as outlined in these Bylaws

Section 6.3 Ad Hoc Committees: The Board of Directors may from time to time designate committees for shorter term projects. The ongoing need for each Ad Hoc committee shall be reviewed from time to time but at least annually.

Section 6.4 Committee Structure

Chairman: The Board of Directors will appoint all Committee Chairman. These appointees shall be members in good standing of FOLB. The term will be for one year. Chairman may be reappointed and/or removed at the discretion of the Board of Directors.

Committee Members: The Chairman of each committee shall designate the members of such committee. The Board of Directors may make recommendations but final appointment is at the discretion of the Committee Chairman.


Chamber of Commerce Fun after Five

April 30, 2014

FOLB was on display in a front row seat at the April 24 Fun after Five event sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce.  Lady Bird Johnson Golf Club hosted the event which drew over 200 members of the local C of C and their guests.  FOLB’s goals in participating are to raise FOLB visibility in the community and highlight our Junior Golf Program and Fund Raising.  On hand to support the FOLB cause was the Regional Champion FHS Girl’s Golf Team represnted by Leanne Shackelford, Katelyn Zuberbueler, Lorin Flores, Kaytlen James, Kristen Payne.  The FOLB  booth sported the new FOLB Banner and also a popular door prize raffle.  The winner, Andrew McGown will enjoy golf for two and lunch on the house with our Director of Golf,  Alan Wooley, PGA.

 

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2014 Officers

March 19, 2014

The Board of Directors of FOLB announces the officers and committee chairman for 2014:

Chairman, Board of Directors: Jerry Fischer
President: to be named later in the year
Vice President: Mark Seitz
Secretary: Ron Moerbe
Treasurer: Ann Armentrout

Buzz Roye, Chairman, Junior Golf Committee
Ron Moerbe, Chairman, Green Committee
Jimmy Lukacs, Chairman, Handicap Committee


2014 General Membership Meeting

February 12, 2014

Join us for the 2014 FOLB General Membership Meeting

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Cardinal Room
Lady Bird Club House
7 PM

AGENDA:

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. MINUTES OF 2013 GEN MEMBERSHIP MEETING (attached)
3. TREASURER’S REPORT
4. UPDATE 2013
5. CITY MANAGER
6. FOLB Board Strategic Planning Jerry Fischer
Board meetings:
FOLB Foundation:
Standing Committees:
Junior Golf:
Green Committee:
Handicap Committee:
Web site:
Chamber of Commerce:
USGA site visits:
Bag tags:
Annual Report to City Council:
7. ELECTION OF BOARD OF DIRECTORS: Leonard Bentch
Bylaws: may elect up to 15 members: 6 positions open
Current board members with unexpired terms:
Armentrout, Bentch, Chase, Fischer, Gold, Moerbe, Reeh, Roye, Seitz,
Nominations: Joe Kammlah, Anna Marie Kluber
8. JUNIOR GOLF: Buzz Roye, Chairman, Junior Golf Committee
Status of Junior Golf: Ed Dickens, PGA
Joe Kammlah: Optimist Junior Golf Championship
Mark Seitz: Junior Golf Caddy Program
Ron Moerbe: Teaching Facility
9. STATE OF GOLF: Director of Golf, Alan Wooley, PGA
10. NEW/OTHER BUSINESS:
10. ADJOURN