The Club

Board of Directors

President                                                                 Chris Higgins          chrish2h@cox.net

1st Vice President                                                Kyle Cullum          kyle@noboeysgolf.com

2nd Vice President                                              Taylor Casper          taylorcasper@gmail.com

Secretary                                                                  Walter Knack          hotfoot@sbcglobal.net

Treasurer                                                                 Mark Dawson          mark@qmotors.com

Handicap Chairman                                            Todd Knight          knott2busy@yahoo.com

Membership Chairman                                      Andy Espineira          andye@esplending.com

Saturday Tournament Chairman                  Michael Ohmer          mohmer@ram-tek.com

Wednesday Tournament Chairman             Terry Fiero          stfiero@att.net

Past Presidents

2019   Chris Higgins              2002   Dave Cottington            1984   Ken Stevens

2018   Chris Higgins              2001   Dave Cottington            1983   Dave Snyder

2017   Chris Higgins              2000   Dave Cottington            1982   Lee Miller

2016   Chris Higgins               1999   Dave Cottington            1981   Jerry Kerlin

2015   Chris Higgins               1998   Dave Cottington            1980   Dick Vago

2014   Chris Higgins               1997   Dave Cottington             1979   Don Staib

2013   Chris Saxe                     1996   Dave Cottington            1978   Don Staib

2012   Chris Saxe                     1995   Paul Johnson                 1977   Dave Snyder

2011   Chris Saxe                     1994   Tom Quinn                      1976   Cliff LaFever

2010   Dave Tuttle                  1993   Clair Riley                        1975   Ralph Donaldson

2009   Dave Tuttle                 1992   Clair Riley                        1974   Jay Hammonds

2008   Dave Tuttle                 1991   Clair Riley                        1973   Hank Agan

2007   Dave Tuttle                  1990   Charles Gilmore             1972   Chuck Jones

2006   Dave Tuttle                  1989   Jay Hammonds             1971   Dy Dysinger

2005   Duke Canell                 1988  Jay Hammonds             1970   Slim Ohlsen

2004   Dave Cottington          1987   John Phelan                  1969   Edward Sherrick

2003   Dave Cottington          1986   John Phelan                 1968   Edward Ellis

2002   Dave Cottington          1985   John Phelan                  1967   Jack Price

Club Champions

2017   Todd Knight                2009   Chris Saxe                 2001    Dave Cottington

2017   Keith McNulty            2008    Chris Saxe                2000   Dave Cottington

2016   Taylor Casper             2007   Chris Saxe                  1999   Dave Cottington

2015   Taylor Casper             2006   Terry Fiero                1998   Dave Cottington      

2014   Taylor Casper            2005   Chris Saxe                  1997   Mark Shipione

2013   Chris Saxe                  2004   Dave Cottington        1996    Gary Bugg

2012   Tim Romero              2003   Chris Saxe                   1995   Tom Meyerhoeffer

2011   Chris Saxe                  2002    Clair Riley                  1994    Dave Cottington

2010   Chris Saxe             2001  Joe Vieson

Club Bylaws

Constitution and Bylaws

Adopted August 9, 1968

  1.  Added:  September 1968                    21.  Amended:  March 1996
  2.  Amended:  November 1969               22.  Amended:  February 1998
  3.  Amended:  May 1971                          23.  Amended:  May 1999
  4.  Amended:  May 1972                          24.  Amended:  December 2000
  5.  Amended:  May 1973                          25.  Amended:  December 2005
  6.  Amended:  August 1974                     26.  Amended:  December 2006
  7.  Amended:  August 1976                     27.  Amended:  December 2007
  8.  Amended:  May 1979                          28.  Amended:  January 2009
  9.  Amended:  August 1979                     29.  Amended:  February 2010
  10.  Amended:  May 1980                         30.  Amended:  January 2011
  11.  Amended:  October 1982                   31.  Amended:  December 2011
  12.  Amended:  June 1984                        32.  Amended:  December 2012
  13.  Amended:  August 1985                    33.  Amended:  February 2013
  14.  Amended:  August 1986
  15.  Amended:  August 1987
  16.  Amended:  August 1988
  17.  Amended:  September 1990
  18.  Amended:  June 1992
  19.  Amended:  July 1993
  20.  Amended:  September 1995

 

Bylaws

Article I  Name

The name of the organization shall be San Juan Hills Golf Club.

Article II  Purposes

First:  To stimulate interest in golf at San Juan Hills Golf Club by bringing together a group of golfers desirous of forming a golfing organization.

Second:  To promote and foster among the members a closer bond and fraternity for their joint and mutual benefit, and to promote and conserve the best interests and true spirit of the game of golf as embodied in its ancient and honorable traditions.

Third:  To enforce uniformity in the rules of the game by creating a representative authority.

Fourth:  To maintain a uniform system of handicapping as set forth in the regulations of the Southern California Golf Association (SCGA).

Fifth:  To afford a convenient and authoritive body to govern tournaments and other golfing events held at San Juan Hills Golf Club.

Acticle III  Membership

Section 1-a:  Membership shall be, upon application, approved by the majority of the Membership Committee.

Section 1-b:  "Honorary" Membership shall be, upon recommendation of member, approved by the majority of the Membership Committee.

Section 1-c:  Complementary Membership(s) with all membership privileges shall be granted to the following: Course Owner(s), Managing Pro and Assistant Manging Pro.

Section 2:  In the event any member of this organization shall commit any act which reflects discredit or disrepute thereon or shall refuse or neglect to comply with the rules or regulations adopted by the Board of Directors or the duly-appointed officers, such member shall be subject to suspension or explusion after ten (10) days written notice and the right to be heard, by 2/3 of the Board of Directors at any regular meeting or special meeting called for such purposes.

Section 3:  A legal quorum at any meeting shall be a majority of members present in person or by proxy.  Each member in good standing shall be entitled to one vote.

Article IV  Dues

Section 1:  The CALENDER (Dues) YEAR shall be January 1st thru December 31st.

Section 2:  New membership will pay $65.00 Initiation Fee, plus Membership dues of $99.00.

Section 3:  Honorary Members' dues and cost shall be bourne by the Membership.

Section 4:  The dues of $99.00 per year shall be payable by November 15th of each year for the following year.

Section 5:  Any member delinquent beyond November 30th shall be assessed a $30.00 penalty.  Any member delinquent beyond December 1st shall be dropped from membership by the SCGA.

Acticle V  Board of Directors

Section 1:  The Board of Directors shall consist of nine (9) members in good standing, and they shall excercise all power of management not specifically excepted by these Bylaws.

Section 2:  All board meetings will be based on "Robert's Rules of Order".

Section 3-a:  On or before October 15th, the Board of Directos shall appoint a Nominating Committee consisting of nine (9) members of the organization. Each member of the Board of Directors shall appoint one (1) member in good standing to this committee.  Not later than October twenty-third (23), this committee shall submit to the Board and shall post upon the Club Bulletin Board a list of nominees for the term of office for the upcoming calender year (January 1st through December 31st).  Names of other members in good standing may be nominated by petition signed up at least five (5) members and submitted to the Board not later than Novmber tenth (10th).  Not later than November seventeenth (17th), a list of all candidates shall be posted on the Club Bulletin Board.

Section 3-b:  If more than one canidate is nominated for any office, a vote of the membership shall be taken to determine the winner(s).  Voting shall be by numbered ballot and those names receiving the greatest number of votes cast by membership shall be declared to be elected.  Ballots will be mailed to the members of the San Juan Hills Golf Club not later than December seenteeth (17th).  A committee of three (3) judges (members in good standing, not candidates for election) shall be appointed by the Board of Directors, and will open and count the ballots to determine the winner(s).  The Board may allow voting via electronic media.

Section 4:  The Board of Directors shall meet at such times and places as they may select and a majority of the Board shall constitute a quorum at any meeting.

Section 5:  In case of any vacancy through death, resignation, disqualification or other cause, the remaining Directors, even though less than a quorum, may elect a successor by majority vote to hold office for the unexpired term of the Director whose place shall be vacant, and until the election of his successor.

Article VI  Officers and Committees

Section 1:  The Board of Directors shall consist of President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, four (4) Directors who servce as Saturday Tournament Chairman, Handicap Chairman, Membership Chairman and Wednesday Tournament Chairman.  Their duties shall be such as their title would indicate or such as may be assigned to them respectively from time to time.

Section 2:  The Board of Directors shall authorize and define the powers and duties of all committees.  Members of all committees shall be appointed by the President and he shall be an ex-officio member of all committees except the Nominating Committee.

Section 3:  The following Chairman shall serve each year with such other chairman or committees as the President may deem advisable or necessary:

- Tournament Chairman to arrange, schedule and conduct all intra-club and inter-club competitions.

- Handicap Chairman to establish a fair and proper system of handicaps in accordance with procedures laid down by the Southern California Golf Assocition. (SCGA)

- The Tournament Chairman and the Handicap Chairman shall cooperate with the course management to over see that the course is in playing condition and is managed to ensure equitable handicap control.

- The Membership Chairman to process all applications of prospective members: to acquaint them with the pertinent Club Bylaws regarding initiation and annual dues and Tournament Regulations.

- The Rules Chairman shall be an authority on the Rules and Decisions by having attended Rules Workshops conducted by the SCGA or other ruling bodies.  He shall provide assistance to the other chairmen as necessary or wherein the Rules and decisions may be a factor.  He shall provide education to the membership through articles in a newsletter or electronic media, or as directed by the Board and/or President.  In the absence of direct knowledge of a rule or decision, the Rules Chairman shall have the authority and responsibilty to seek assistance from the SCGA or other ruling bodies.

Section 4:  The members of the Board of Directors shall act as the Membership Committee and Rules Committee.

Article VII  Amendments to Bylaws

Section 1:  These Bylaws may be modified, altered or amended at any regular meeting, at any adjouned session thereof, or at any special meeting of the Board of Directors called for that purpose or via electronic communication, by a majority vote of the entire membership of the Board of Directors if present in person and agreed to in writing.

Article VIII  Tournament Eligibility

Section 1:  All Male Members of San Juan Hills Golf Club in good standing* with fully established S.C.G.A. handicaps may compete in all Club Tournaments except the Member/Member, the Oktoberfest and the Club Championship.

Section 2:  To qualify for the Member/Member tournament, prior to May 1st preceding the tournament, a member must:

- have been an approved member for at least four (4) months and....

- have either played in at least three (3) regularly scheduled SJHMC golf tournaments within the previous twelve (12) months, OR....

- have posted a minimum of ten (10) properly attested home course scores within the previous twelve (12) months.

Section 3:  To play in the gross division of the Club Championship, a member must:

- have been an approved member for at least four (4) months and....

- have either played in at least three (3) regularly scheduled SJHMC golf tournaments within the previous twelve (12) months, OR....

- have posted a minimum of ten (10) properly attested home course scores within the previous twelve (12) months.

Section 4:  To qualify for the Oktoberfest tournament, prior to September 15th preceding the tournament, a member must:

- have been an approved member for at least four (4) months and....

- have either played in at least three (3) regularly schedules SJHMC golf tournaments within the previous twelve (12) months, OR....

- have posted a minimum of ten (10) properly attested home course scores within the the previous twelve (12) months.

Members who meet the above qualifications, will play to their properly established, or properly adjusted, SCGA low index, which requires a minimum of twenty (20) scores.

As with the minimum requirements set foth herein for the Club Championship and/or Member/Member tournament and/or the Oktoberfest tournament, the Board of Directors, acting as the Tournament Committee, is hereby given the authority to require similar or the same requirements of any and all other tournaments.

*Note:  In Good Standing for these purposes means current on their annual dues and fees.  Also, due to possible errors inherent in computer systems responsible for tracking the proper number of rounds, etc., it is suggested by the Board Members that players exceed the stated requirements to avoid confusion and possible technical ineligibility.

Article IX  Junior Golf

Section 1:  The San Juan Hills Golf Club will be supportive of the Junior Golf section of the USGA and SCGA.  Junior Golfers are typically defined as those under the age of eighteen (18).  The pupose is to perpetuate the fellowship of the existing organization(s) by appealing to younger generations who can become long term members of the club.

Section 2:  Support of Junior Golf will include but is not limited to: Charitable donations of new and used equipment or balls, donations of scrip or chits from tournament play may be used for the same charitable purposes, establishment of tournaments or play in accordance with the ability of San Juan Hills Golf Club to provide the same, or any and all other activities which may have the desired effect or accomplish the purpose outlined in Section 1.

*Note: Junior Golf is hereby meant to include the First Tee program and similar.

Article X  Use of Member Information

Section 1:  The use of contact information of any one member or any combination of members is prohibited, in acordance with the California Office of Privacy Protection, which promotes "fair information practices", and the California State Constitution, Article 1, Section 1, which gives each citizen an "inalienable right to pursue and obtain privacy".

Section 2:  Any member or combination of members, acting on their own or as a business entity, is prohibited from obtaining or attempting to obtain member contact information, either in written form or via electronic media. California Civil Code provides enforcement of such acts, and such acts may be termed misdemeanors, punishable by jail terms up to one (1) year and/or related fines.

Section 3:  This article of the Bylaws is further expanded in a broder sense to include those issues or violations not mentioned herein, which may become possible due to the rapid advancement of media and/or marketing techniques not currently in use.  Any broader sense of privacy related issue(s) will accordingly be handles by a quorum of Board members using standard parliamentary procedure.

Scrip Policy

Tournament Winnings/SCRIP

During Wednesday and Saturday tournaments there are pay outs for each of the designated flights, along with gross and net skins and closest to the pin. After the tournament scoring has been tallied, each Flight winner and closest to the pin winners will recieve SCRIP.  The SCRIP won will be under the winner's name in the SCRIP book in the San Juan Hills Golf Course Pro Shop.  This SCRIP can be used for green fees or merchandise in the Pro Shop.

Winnings from gross and net skins will be distributed directly to the player.  Pay outs are usually available 7 to 10 days after the tounament has been completed and results have been posted.

If Gross and Net skins winnings are not collected within 90 days, the winnings will be turned into SCRIP in the Pro shop.  See the Wednesday or Saturday Tournment Director, or Club Treasurer about collecting Skins pay outs.

Former and Decreased Member SCRIP Policy

As agreed by the Board of Directors, any member that does not renew their membership for the upcoming calender year, will have (1) year to use any remaining SCRIP the member may have on the books at the San Juan Hills Golf Course Pro Shop.

If the SCRIP funds are not used by the former member within (1) calender year after non renewal, in effect by 12/31 of the following year, any unused balance will be returned to the San Juan Hills Men's Club to be used as designated by the Board of Directors.

As Agreed by the Board of Directors, in the event of the death of a current member of the San Juan Hills Men's Club, who has a balance on the SCRIP book in the Pro Shop, the Board will make every effort to contact the family of the deceased member and advise them of the SCRIP balance.  The family will be given the choice of having a check issued to them or asked if they would like donate the funds back to the Men's Club.  If the funds are donated, they will be used as designated by the Board of Directors.

The San Juan Hills Men's Club will only issue a check of the remaining SCRIP balance at the death of a current and active member.

Board Meeting Minutes

Section coming soon!