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Golf

Thursday October 6: Aviara Golf Club (10:00am)
    Annual Host Course for the LPGA Tour
    Formerly ranked by Golf Digest and Golfweek
    Turquoise Tees; 6,340 yards; 71.4/132 rating/slope
    www.golfaviara.com

Friday October 7: The Grand Golf Club (10:00am)
    #2 golf resort in Southern California
    Formerly ranked by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine
    Blue Tees; 6,258 yards; 70.9/129 rating/slope
    www.granddelmar.com/resort/golf

Saturday October 8: Torrey Pines, North Course (10:00am)
    #93 Golf Digest Top 100 Public Courses, 2019
    #76 Golfweek Top 100 You Can Play, 2020
    Annual Host Course for the PGA Tour
    Green Tees; 6,346 yards; 71.5/125 rating/slope
    www.torreypinesgolfcourse.com

Sunday October 9: Torrey Pines, South Course (8:00am)
    #36 Golf Digest Top 100 Public Courses, 2019
    #40 Golfweek Top 100 You Can Play, 2020
    Annual Host Course for the PGA Tour
    Host Course 2009 and 2021 U.S. Open
    Gold Tees; 6,153 yards; 70.7/129 rating/slope
    www.torreypinesgolfcourse.com


Lodging

The Lodge at Torrey Pines
Four nights, October 5-8
Standard room with two double beds
Two golfers per room

Total estimate: $2,200


Details About Handicaps
As we have continued to talk about handicaps, the competition of our Opens has gotten better and better. The last three Opens have been the three closest top-to-bottom of all time! In 2020 we encourage everyone to have an official handicap (as the USGA and World Handicap systems have now united). For most members, we are recommending one of two methods to receive a handicap:

1) Simply maintain your GHIN handicap through your local club.

2) Enroll in Myscorecard.com online compliant handicap service.

To see how Myscorecard works, go to the link, select the Features menu and click option "Handicap Lookup", and search for the user name trevere to see Trever's current index.

If you decide to use this, let the handicap committee know so we can properly monitor your handicap.


Social Time Agenda

Wednesday October 5, 6:30: WGA "Biennial Club Meeting"
    CAVU Brewery and Restaurant  www.cavubrewing.com

Thursday October 6: Group dinner in La Jolla
    La Jolla Public House  www.the-publichouse.com
    OR
    Amplified Ale Works  www.amplifiedales.com

Friday October 7: Brewery excursion after golf
    Green Flash Brewing  www.greenflashbrew.com
    AND/OR
    Karl Strauss Brewing  www.karlstrauss.com

Saturday October 8, 2:00, Group outing TBD
    Any place we haven't gone and/or everyone wants!
    LIke maybe Stone Brewing  www.stonebrewing.com


Sunday October 9, 1:00: Concluding Lunch
    The Grill at Torrey Pines  lodgetorreypines.com/the-grill


YOUR Travel Itinerary

Arrival = Wednesday, October 5
We will all want to roll into La Jolla in the early-mid afternoon timeframe, to maybe get some relaxing resort time while we all gather. SoCal guys can easily drive of course, and assuming most likely flight options are into San Diego, it would be best to have the SoCal locals coordinate with flyers for airport runs. And remember that while there are plenty of west coast flights to San Diego, clubs fly free on Southwest Airlines.

Departure = Sunday, October 9
Wherever you are flying through, keep in mind that we will be done with golf at 1:00 p.m. ish. The San Diego Airport is not a tough drive on Sunday afternoon, so even if we have lunch together we should be able to get everyone to the airport by 3:30 and thus evening flights should be good.


Those who are declared IN

Adam E*
Brian G
Byron O
Doug A
Mark T
Peter M
Rob H
Trever E

* = Potential "official videographer"


Torrey Pines ... a U.S. Open course and one of the three greatest "true muni" golf courses in the United States
Western Golf Alliance Open 2022
October 5-9, 2022
San Diego, CA (Region A)
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