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The Sports Club at Four Seasons Resort 4150 N. MacArthur Boulevard Irving, Texas 75038

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Membership Services Fitness Desk The Pro Shop Tennis Reception Spa & Salon Private Reserve Line Members Lounge Accounting

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MANAGEMENT TEAM Club Manager Rob Cowan x2501 Director of Sales Amy Crowell x2520 Director of Golf Paul Earnest x2531

In This Issue Member Referrals Cool October Abe’s Rules to Play By Summer at the Club Doubles Tennis Tips Eat Right for Life Sports Talk SummerFest ‘Tis Almost That Season... Spa

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Director of Golf Course Operations John Cunningham x2494 Director of Sports Robin Scott x2522

2011 BOARD OF GOVERNORS Larry LeVan, Chair Frank Broyles, Larry Crowley, Scott Oishi Dina Schulz, Bob Shema, Kate Shema Marsha Tokerud, Craig Uebele

Plan your Escape this Fall…

Chairman’s Corner


I’ll tell you what’s cool: ½ of the Board of Governors power couple, Bob Shema. Bob’s cool, and once again, he’s given his valuable time to create yet another unique Four Seasons Cool October insignia. Plus, he uses the word “cool” all the time in his language, so maybe I could be as cool as Bob if I started using that word more often, but I wouldn’t be willing to put highlights in my hair to keep pace with him. As of this writing in mid-summer, the weather is definitely not cool (3rd hottest June on record and over 100 degrees nearly every day thus far in July), but because of the new water cooling system at the Member’s pool, it was cool to see and feel the water temperatures drop an astounding 20 degrees! People are actually commenting that it was too cool, so we raised it 5 degrees. How about that?


s the weather cools down,

treat yourself or someone you love to a stay at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas with the Escape Package. Enjoy two nights in one of the many luxurious rooms at the Resort with no resort fees. Also, guests will benefit from 15% off incidental charges from The Spa & Salon, Café on the Green and much more.

Of course, as one might have surmised from my overuse of the word “cool” in this Corner, one of the coolest things we do as a club is give our unwavering support to the Four Seasons Resort and Club’s philanthropic effort, Cool October, benefitting the non-profit Baylor Medical Center in Irving. Our efforts have made us the largest contributor in the hospital’s history, with well over $2M donated since its inception. To help promote this year’s event, Marsha Tokerud (Board of Governors Cool October Chair) and Angela Enright (Four Seasons Director of Public Relations and Chairman of the BMCI Hospital Board) did something pretty cool this summer: They invited the Senior Radiation Oncologist at Baylor Irving, Dr. Anand Shivnani, to speak at a club-catered event for the Board, Operating Committees, and past Cool October donors. It was impossible to listen to Dr. Shivnani speak on the new image-guided radiation technology (our latest donation) fitted for the Linear Accelerator (which we helped purchase a few years ago), without feeling a tremendous sense of pride. This technology has the ability to target cancerous cells without damaging healthy cells – and utilizes much less of the patient’s time for treatment! In addition, we’ve also played a role in Baylor Irving adding a staff counselor to help patients work through the details and stress of their cancer care. Clearly, our fundraising efforts are truly making a difference right in our own backyard. So PLEASE get involved! There are many ways to contribute: The respective marathons of Paul Earnest (golf ), Robin Scott (tennis), and Michelle Scannell (fitness); the Fun Run, 5K, and/or 10K run; the golf tournament open to corporate sponsorship; donating and bidding on fabulous items during the online auction; and by volunteering for the various Cool October activities. We are all blessed to belong to a club of this stature, and Cool October is the kindest, most selfless gesture we offer at the Four Seasons Resort and Club. Nothing is cooler than that.

Sincerely yours, To make your reservations today, please call Reservations at 972.717.2499.

Larry LeVan, Chairman Board of Governors 3

From the Club Manager rob cowan


t struck me in almost a humorous sort of way when I finally broke down two weeks ago and signed up for Twitter. It was really a multi-step, “self awareness kicking and screaming” process where I came to the realization that I was way behind the curve. I

now needed an even “smarter phone” than I have had the last many years, and had to learn about the latest and greatest apps that will make my life easier – both professionally and personally. This was a big step for a guy who, when I started working here, used good old-fashioned file folders, and our assistants were the only ones who had computers. Once we did get computers it seemed like we were stuck in the DOS world…forever. Needless to say, ours is not the most tech-savvy industry in the world, but it has all come rushing to us at full speed. In the last year and in our never-ending quest to maximize our communications to our membership, the Club has ventured into the world of web videos, QR codes and has added a Club Twitter account to the already established and active ones at the hotel. I have to admit, the whole thing was not as hard as I thought it would be and there definitely is something to be said to having so much real-time information at your fingertips at all times. For those information junkies out there, we would love for you to be part of this as we evolve in the latest and greatest ways to communicate! Follow, Watch & Like the Sports Club! @FSSportsClub on Twitter The Sports Club Four Seasons YouTube Channel Four_Seasons_Resort_Dallas on Facebook

Member Referrals The Club experience is taken to a new level when shared with family, coworkers or friends, and our Member Referral Program rewards you for introducing others to the Sports Club. Did you know that by referring a new member, you can choose from any of the following options? • • • • • •

Up to a $1,500 credit to your membership account Complimentary Villa stays at Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas Spa treatments including massages and facials Complimentary rounds of golf Dinner at Café on the Green Golf lessons and personal training sessions with Sports Club professionals

We are confident your nearest and dearest will enjoy being a part of our membership just as much as you do. Thank you for being such great ambassadors for the Club. We look forward to meeting our future members!

If someone you know is interested in membership, please contact the Club Sales Office at 972.717.2525 to set them up with a complimentary one-week guest pass to try out the Sports Club. www.thespor

1. Alison Black, Rasma Atkinson, Sandra Nyy, David Nyy; 2. Sharon Kelley, Cat Socha, Wyatt Blackburn, Gary Socha; 3. Lowelle Childers, Fred Wysk, Sherri LeVan, Mike Huffman

The 27th Annual Cool October events celebrating the friendships and raising money for our local Irving Cancer Center at Baylor Irving is set to complete its $300,000 pledge to purchase IGRT. What is that? Only the latest and greatest image guided radiation therapy now available to patients.

We are so excited to be on the path to honor our

October 15 through 31

October 15

Cool Online Auction gives you the

Spin-A-Thon with Michelle Scannell

chance to win lots of great gifts and

and all you spinners.

Four Seasons trips.

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October 29 Cool 5K & 10K Run and Family

pledge to raise another $150,000 towards this project. We

Tennis Marathon with the tennis

were inspired over the summer by lead oncologist Dr. Anand

professional staff, and a joint cocktail

Shivnani, who relayed to our Board of Governors his excitement

party that evening hosted by the

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about having a chance to offer this advanced therapy to all his

Tennis and Social Food & Beverage

Cool Golf Tournament and Golf Pro

patients. As of mid-September, it is up and running!

Committees. It will ROCK!

Marathon on TPC Four Seasons.

But, we still need your support! Here is a list of dates

to mark on your calendar. Find one that appeals to you and help us reach our goal. Look for more information in the Weekly Watch on how to sponsor, give to the auction, play, spin and celebrate helping us reach our goal.

Special thanks to our early sponsors: Design Block Zero/Bob Shema, Park Place Motorcars, American Airlines, Irving Chamber of Commerce, Irving Convention Bureau and Belmont Foundation

Festival at the southside of the Resort.


Texas native with a love for the game, Abe Hernandez joined Four Seasons Resort and Club in June as the Head Golf Professional. He came to us from Royal Oaks Country Club where he worked for six years perfecting his skills under Randy

Smith, teacher to several PGA TOUR players including Justin Leonard, Gary Woodland, Ryan Palmer and many others. Abe brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge of the game, as well as a genuine love of people, which is evident if you have already had the pleasure of meeting him. In 2008, he was named the Metro Chapter Assistant Golf Professional of the year and NTPGA Section Assistant Golf Professional of the Year. Abe received the honor of NTPGA Chapter Assistant Golf Professional of

Welcome Abe Hernandez

the Year in 2010. Originally from Andrews, Texas, Abe attended the University of Texas at the Permian Basin in Odessa. His hobbies outside of golf include hunting and fishing, which he loves but claims to be horrible at both. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Stephanie, and they have one “kid” - a dog named Murphy.

If you haven’t done so already, please give Abe a warm welcome to the Club!

Abe’s rules to play by Abe Hernandez Head Golf Professional Paul marks the position of his ball and taps down his marker with

According to Bernie Loehr, manager for the Rules of Golf at

his putter. Rob marks the position of his ball, lifts his ball and walks

the United States Golf Association, the answer is C. As Paul’s

to the hole to remove a twig. He walks back and crouches down to

movement of his marker was directly attributable to the marking

read his putt. He notices that his marker has stuck to his shoe. At

process, Loehr said, he incurs no penalty (Decision 20-1/6 and Rule

the same time, Paul notices that his marker is missing and has stuck


to the bottom of his putter when he tapped his marker down. Do Paul and Rob incur any penalties?

Rob incurs a one-stroke penalty because the movement of his marker was not attributable to the marking process (Decision 20-

A. Paul and Rob each incur a one-stroke penalty

1/5.5 and Rule 20-1).

B. Paul incurs a one-stroke penalty and Rob incurs no penalty C. Rob incurs a one-stroke penalty and Paul incurs no penalty

Each player must replace his marker as near as possible to the spot

D. Neither Paul nor Rob incurs a penalty

where it was located before it was moved but not nearer the hole (Rule 20-3c).



ow that the summer is behind us, it’s time for our fall aerification. Our bentgrass greens are put through quite a bit of stress during the summer months and there is nothing better for stress than a good aerification. This aerification will be a

hollow tine aerification, which means we will pull a core out of the green and back-fill with sand. Accomplishing a hollow core aerification will help to relieve compaction, increase gas/oxygen exchange and increase water infiltration. By improving these growing conditions, we will set up greens for success during the fall months. As the nighttime temperatures begin to drop, the bentgrass plant will start initiating root growth and the aerification holes will provide a channel for these roots to grow into.

From the Green John Cunningham Director of golf course operations

If you have any questions, concerns or comments please send them my way. I look forward to hearing from you. See you on the course…


aking a proper divot when hitting your irons is a product of a good swing and impact. Ideally, you’d like to make contact with the ball and ground at the same time. Hitting the ball first and then the ground is a viable alternative,

but never do you want to hit the ground first then the ball. Positioning the ball in the center of your stance, swinging the club on plane, turning back and through in your posture, and having the back of your left hand facing the target at impact are good keys to live by for proper contact of the ball and ground. The picture of the front edge of your club striking the ball and ground at the same time is an excellent visual the next time you head to the range or the golf course.

Tim’s tips Tim Cusick Director of Golf Instruction

1) The bottom divot is contacting the ball first then the ground. 2) The middle divot is the correct contact that should be made striking the ball and ground at the same time. 3) The top divot is what to avoid, hitting the ground first then the ball.

Follow Tim on Twitter @timcusickgolf and visit his instruction website at

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Fall Golf Tournaments & Events MIXED Club Championship Sunday, September 11 | Cottonwood Valley 1:00 p.m. Shotgun Come out for this fun, relaxed event where the net score decides the champions. Three different formats are played through the 18 holes: Scramble, Best Ball and Modified Alternate. Entry fee is $120 per couple plus cart fees, and includes prizes, three-course dinner with wine and drinks on the course.

WGA FALL Member Guest Wednesday, September 28 | TPC 9:00 a.m. Shotgun Bring your guest out to TPC for this fun Shamble format tournament. Visit the Club website for details and registration information.

Senior Club Championships Women’s | October 5 & 6 | Cottonwood Valley Men’s | October 22 & 23 | TPC Cottonwood Valley will host the Women’s Senior Club Championship with tee times at 9:00 a.m., while the Men will be on TPC only with tee times at 10:00 a.m. Entry fee is $75 plus cart fees and includes awards, lunch on the course on Saturday, snacks on the course on Sunday, followed by scoring and award presentation.

Junior/Junior Golf Tournament Sunday, October 16 | TPC Sports Club Juniors may invite another Junior to play as a twosome, or invite a nonmember guest to play as well. Dinner and awards will take place after play. Entry fee is $50 per team. Please contact Jay Winegar at to register. • Junior golfers ages 11 and up will play 18 holes as a modified Scramble. Tee times will begin at 1:00 p.m. • Juniors 10 and under will play nine holes as a true Scramble. Tee times will begin at 3:00 p.m.


Nelson Cup October 26 through October 29 TPC and Cottonwood Valley This is the Men’s Member Guest Tournament of the year! Come and enjoy this great event over three days of competition, which will undoubtedly be one of the best Member Guests you will ever play.

Annual Pro Shop Thanksgiving Weekend Shop-a-Thon November 25 & 26 Byron’s Come get your holiday shopping done early at this festive annual event! Featuring fabulous deals in a relaxed, comfortable setting, with complimentary refreshments and eager elves on-site to help you select and wrap your gifts.

Fall Fashion report

Meredith Lemerand Retail Director

Fashion and fall are like clubs and balls: They are meant for each other and, together, they create a harmonious symphony that allows a player to shine amidst a backdrop of rich hues that highlight the best in everyone. This season is bolder and brighter, and after the dog days of summer we are ready to experience a refreshing pep in our step!

Speaking of step, one of the biggest trends hitting the golf scene this season is the footwear frenzy that is taking on a whole new laidback swagger. For example, the new Ashworth Cardiff to hit the Shop in a hip hue of navy blue looks as effortless as Freddie Couples on a Wednesday Pro-Am. At $120 ($84 for our CLUB 30 members!), this is a great place to start if you’re considering taking the footwear plunge! The stylish shoe is also available in white, black and brown.

For the ladies, fashion is a state of mind, and we all know that women have the right to change their minds! No fear, ladies, Nike brings to us the Convert Skort – a wrap skort that can be reversed from a fashion bright to a solid basic. The skirt also detaches and a stylish short remains underneath. Tie on the adorable print belt to complete the ensemble, whichever way suits you. Your options don’t end there, either. The Reversible Filled Vest allows for quick wardrobe changes, and the Convertible long-sleeve top goes from a sassy snap-mock to a structured polo collar. Throw a pair of their Light Tight Leggings in your bag for those crisp fall mornings, and the possibilities are endless!


A Look Back at Summer at the Club This summer was a hot one, both inside and out! The Club kicked off the season with the Jazz in June Member Cocktail, where guests enjoyed live music from the Joe Ruggiero Trio. The 18th Annual Independence Day Celebration was a smashing success, and Summerfest Camps were as busy as ever. To kick off Cool October, our Board of Governors and Operating Committees gathered for a presentation from Dr. Anand Shivnani, senior radiation oncologist with Baylor Irving. 1. A patriotic group at the Independence Celebration Festival; 2. Frank Broyles, Dr. Anand Shivnani, Marsha Tokerud, Angela Enright; 3. Chef Frederic Angevin and Mark Zimmerman; 4. Bob Shema and Dr. Anand Shivnani; 5. Painted and patriotic cuties; 6. Sharmila and Justin McDonald; 7. Wes Riggs, Camille Hartmann, Maureen Leone, Bob Pudik; 8. Abe Hernandez helps a future golfer at the Independence Celebration; 9. Beth and Lyla Prewitt, Katie Buford, Amy Nix; 10. Diane and Eric Plateis; 11. Diane and Ron Howard, Deanna Howard; 12. Fishing for prizes; 13. Sand castle competition at the Independence Celebration Festival; 14. Rodrigo Caicedo, Christina Liepold, Rob Behrend; 15. The Joe Ruggiero Trio; 16. Jen and Jack Davis; 17. Kate and Bill Clifford







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Eat Right for Life

Tennis Tip

Erin Cooper-Epperson

John Mullman

Personal Trainer & Nutrition Specialist


s we are soon approaching Cool October, it is very important to be aware of cancer prevention and the many ways we can beat this terrible disease. As researchers continue to wage war against cancer, many have begun to focus on what could be the most promising ammunition to date: DIET. One of the easiest, least expensive and effective ways to promote good health is to embrace healthy foods. Here are six anti-cancer foods to give your diet the nutrients it deserves: 1. Broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower have a chemical component called indole-3-carbinol that can combat breast cancer by converting a cancer-promoting estrogen into a more protective variety. 2. Carrots contain a lot of beta-carotene, which may help reduce a wide range of cancers including lung, mouth, throat, stomach, intestine, bladder, prostate and breast. 3. Kale has indoles, nitrogen compounds which may help stop the conversion of certain lesions to cancerous cells in estrogensensitive issues. 4. Mushrooms – shiitake, maitake, reishi, Agaricus blazei Murill and Coriolus Versicolor – appear to help the body fight cancer and build the immune system. 5. Seaweed and other sea vegetables contain beta-carotene, protein, Vitamin B12, fiber and chlorophyll, as well as chlorophylones – important fatty acids that may help in the fight against breast cancer. 6. Sweet potatoes contain many anti-cancer properties including beta-carotene, which may protect DNA in the cell nucleus from cancer-causing chemicals outside the nuclear membrane. The list continues with fruits such as avocado, grapefruit, figs, grapes, oranges, papayas, raspberries, flax seeds and Brazil nuts. The American Cancer Society estimates that 1/3 of all American cancer deaths may be food related. The conclusion is really pretty simple: kick cancer-loving food to the curb and embrace a healthier diet. If you have any questions or are in need of nutritional counseling, please contact Erin at

Director of Tennis Instruction


reat doubles players hit the ball up the middle the majority of the time. This concept helps to control the point and sets up points to be ended in a quick manner.

1. When returning the serve, think about hitting the ball up the middle, as this is the lowest part of the net, and keeps your opponent from hitting to angles. 2. Serve down the middle, as it allows your partner a better opportunity to poach and finish the point! Again, fewer angles can be created by your opponents. 3. When your opponents are exceptional at creating angles, you should serve right at your opponent’s body, minimizing their space and opportunity to create an angle. 4. When your opponents are strong from the baseline, you should rally up the middle, then attack up the middle to maintain control of the point. Beat the middle up, and your success of controlling the point will greatly improve. Good luck on the court and have fun! 11


ard to believe summer is officially over. It just seems like yesterday when plans were put in place for our Summerfest programs. I would like to thank all of the kids who participated in our summer camps this year. Yes…it was hot… but the camps were very well attended, the kids had tons of fun, and our professional staff made several comments that the kids in camp this year were the best-behaved group ever! Of course, we would not have camps without the support of the parents, so a big thanks to all of the parents who trusted their little ones with us over the summer.

Sports Talk Robin Scott Director of sports

Without time to take a breath, we shift to the fall…one of our favorite times of the year at the Club. Beyond the cooler temperatures (we hope), the Club is alive with activities in all areas. Highlights in the fall this year include the fall Tennis Competitors of Dallas (TCD) season, Racquetball and Squash leagues, Tennis Doubles Club Championships, after school Junior Tennis Program and of course our Cool October fundraising initiatives. We appreciate every one of our members for your support for our programs, activities, services and charitable efforts. Have a great fall season at the Club!

Kids For All Seasons Fall Hours Beginning Tuesday, September 6, 2011 Monday through Thursday | 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday | 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday Night Kids Night In | 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Fall Open House Join us on Friday, October 21, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for our annual Fall Open House at Kids For All Seasons. Snacks, crafts and FUN will be had by all! This complimentary event is a great opportunity to meet the staff, mix and mingle with other parents and children at the Club. To register, please call KFAS at 972.717.2570.

Celebrate at KFAS Looking for a great place to host your child’s next birthday? Imagine a great fall party outdoors next to the Family Pool. KFAS has affordable packages available, and we do all the work so you don’t have to! Call 972.717.2543 for details regarding pricing and available packages.

KFAS: Closed on Thanksgiving Day As a reminder, KFAS will be closed on Thursday, November 24, 2011 in observance of Thanksgiving. We wish you and your families a very blessed holiday! KFAS will open on Friday, November 25 during normal operating hours. www.thespor

Fall Racquet Events Fall TENNIS LEAGUES Mark your calendars for Fall Tennis Leagues, running September 12 through October 27. Drinks will be served at each League!

Monday Night Pro-Am Outdoor Courts 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $30 per person, per week Warm-Up from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. $12 per person, per week

Tuesday Night Mixed League Indoor Courts 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $16 per person, per week

Fall Racquetball League Schedule Monday Evening September 19 through November 28 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Round Robin format for all levels of play

Wednesday Morning September 21 through November 28 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Round Robin format for all levels of play

Tuesday and Thursday “Early Bird”

Wednesday Round Robin

September 20 through November 28 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Round Robin format for all levels of play; arrange your own match

Indoor Courts 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. $14 per person, per week

Saturday Morning Men’s and Women’s Doubles

Thursday Night Round Robin Indoor Courts 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. $16 per person, per week

Upcoming Tennis Events Dav is C u p

er 15 Saturday, Octob Team Format :00 p.m. Play begins at 12 00 p.m. in Racquets at 5: ds ar Aw & r ne Din Dinner Tournament & $35 per person | Dinner Only Tournament or $25 per person |

Doubles Club Championships

September 24 through November 26 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Round Robin format for all Open, A and B players

Fall Softball Squash League Schedule

Monday and Wednesday “Early Bird” September 19 through November 28 6:00 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Round Robin format for all levels of play; arrange your own match

Wednesday Evening September 21 through November 28 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Round Robin format for intermediate and advanced levels of play All League entry fees are $55, which includes balls, awards and a players’ party at the conclusion of the Leagues. Please register at the Fitness Desk by Sunday, September 18, or by calling 972.717.2523.

2011 Club Doubles Racquetball Championships

Wednesday, October 5 & Thursday, October 6 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. both evenings $45 per player Includes balls, awards, snacks and sodas

Monday Noon September 19 through November 28 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Round Robin format for advanced A, A+ levels of play

Men’s and Women’s Tuesday Evening September 20 through November 28 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Round Robin format for beginner and intermediate levels of play

Championship draw with 1st round consolidation. Awards presentation and cocktail party Thursday, October 6 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Entry deadline: October 3, 2011. Please register at the Fitness Desk or by calling 972.717.2523.

November 4 and 5 | Stay tuned for details!




Fal l Happen i n gs at Café on the Green Theme Week: “Fall in Love with the Café” September 26 through October 2 Available during dinner only | A la carte pricing



Enjoy Chef Katie’s fall-inspired creations! Reservations suggested. Halloween Brunch Sunday, October 30 Seatings from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. $42++ adults | $21++ children Children wearing costumes eat for free! Adults in costume will receive a complimentary Bloody Mary



Holiday Afternoon Tea November 28 through December 18 $45++ per person Minimum party size of two 24-hour booking notice required Thanksgiving Brunch Morning brunch seatings from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Featuring live music and children’s arts and crafts. Evening brunch seatings from

The Summerfest camps were some of the best the Club has seen! Tennis, Golf and the always-popular Swing, Serve & Splash camps were filled with children of all ages. A big thank you goes to Jay Winegar and Darren Snyder for heading up the camp efforts this summer! (Photographed Above) 1. Campers taking a break in the Golf School; 2. Dillon Blanton, Amelie Trieu, Kara Blanton, Jay Winegar, Colin Trieu, Maddox Blanton, Philip Rosengarden; 3. Landry Saylor and Alie Thackston; 4. Dillon Blanton and Colin Trieu; 5. Scarlet Frazier; 6. Jake Constestabile, Alie Thackston, Sabrina Benedetti, Maya Saad, Landry Saylor, camp instructor John Chapman


5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Featuring live music. $70++ adults | $28++ children ages five to 11 Children under the age of five are complimentary Reservations are highly recommended for all events. Please call the Café at 972.717.2420.

‘Tis Almost That Season By Brian Sommer, Catering Manager

Something from The Spa & Salon, all season long... September Pumpkin Pedicure It’s back by popular demand, for instant renewal of tired fall feet! Using the magic of pumpkin enzymes, we buff, scrub and polish your feet until they glow with the fabulousness of fall. This pedicure comes with a complimentary hot apple cider beverage to warm you from head to – quite literally – toe. 50 minutes | $60 October P i n k F e at h e r s THE hair accessory of 2011 is back to support cancer awareness. Have a pink feather attached to your hair and support the cause! Your photo will be added to our Wall of Pink Fame, and donations to Cool October will be accepted. One feather | $20 Special price for the month of October! November I n t ro d u c i n g N at u ro pat h i c a to t h e S pa ! Using active holistic ingredients, this skincare line targets the causes and signs of aging while potent antioxidants protect the skin from environmental damage. Book any Naturopathica Facial in November for a special introductory price of $130, and receive a complimentary eye contour treatment to reduce puffiness, treat fine lines and reduce under-eye discoloration.

Make your appointments today at The Spa & Salon by calling 972.717.2555


ou have worked hard all year and deserve the very best when it comes to toasting your year-long efforts. Celebrate in style at Four Seasons, where holiday parties and year-end celebrations are taken to an entirely new level of sophistication. Whether you have a group of ten or 1,000, we can make you and your employees feel like royalty this holiday season.

Now is the time to book, as space is filling quickly! Exclusive Benefits for your Meetings and Events at the Resort The Resort’s event and conference center offers high-tech, comfortable meeting rooms to meet all your business needs. Our warm, inviting event space can accommodate the most intimate of parties as well as large social gatherings. Take advantage of… • • • • •

10% off food and beverage for all events – meetings, social gatherings and private dining rooms Priority status on all call-in inquiries to the Catering Department, including a response within two hours Upgraded meeting room amenities for all Sports Club-sponsored meetings Meeting room rental fee waived for first meeting 10% discount on select audio/visual equipment To contact Brian or a member of the Catering & Conference Planning team, please call 972.717.2476 or email


Upcoming Sports Club Social Events

5th Annual Tailgate Party & Beer Pong Tournament Friday, September 9 Join us for the biggest cocktail party of the year, and sport your favorite team’s gear! Complimentary draft beer and tailgate appetizers will be served. Pair up with a teammate for the memberfavorite Beer Pong Tournament on Byron’s Patio. Register teams online at www.

Chef Frederic’s Foodies’ Table

Thanksgiving Brunch Thursday, November 24 Seatings from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Byron’s and Members Lounge $58++ for adults $18++ for children ages five to 12 Children under the age of five are complimentary Visit the Sports Club online to make your reservations and view the menu!

Turkeys To Go Thursday, November 24 Let the Four Seasons Chefs do all the work for you this Thanksgiving! A Turkeys To Go meal serves eight people $195++ for entire meal $14 per additional side (serves four) $17 per additional pie (choose from Spiced Pecan, Chocolate or Pumpkin) $95++ for Turkey and Gravy only Order your meal by calling Membership Services at 972.717.2525 before Tuesday, November 22. Orders may be picked up on Thanksgiving Day at the Members Lounge, anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

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Saturday, September 17 Begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends whenever the food and wine are gone! Club Kitchen $125 per person, all inclusive Make your reservations as quick as you can for this popular foodie event! Limited to nine guests, this intimate culinary adventure allows you to discuss food, wine, travel, restaurants and more while enjoying food and wine in a relaxed atmosphere. As always, the Foodies’ Table will challenge your palette, so no finicky eaters allowed!

Game Night in the Pub September 19 | October 18 | November 15 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy beer, wine and snack specials while engaging in a little friendly competition! Reservations not required | Guests welcome

Fall Cooking Class Series September 21 | October 19 | November 17 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Racquets $50++ per person These popular classes are limited to 20 people, so sign up early!

Halloween Night in the Members Lounge Monday, October 31 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Enjoy spooky Halloween-themed food and drink specials in the Lounge! $21 prix fixe menu

Sportsline - Fall Issue 2011  

Sportsline is the official membership newsletter for the members of the Sports Club at Four Seasons Resort.

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