NOVEMBER | DECEMBER 2021
THANKSGIVING DAY Buffet: 10am-2pm
STARTERS charcuterie seafood salmon bar display salad bar soup composed salad salads
MAIN turkey ham ny striploin fall ravioli shrimp and grits crab stuffed salmon smoked duck chicken pate
ages 16 & up: $49 ages 13-15: $33
5 & under free ages 6-12 $20
SIDES mashed potatoes mac and cheese corn souffle broccoli casserole honey carrots cornbread dressing vegetables green bean casserole cranberry sauce
72 hour cancellation policy
KIDS & DESSERTS chicken tenders chicken tortellii corn dogs corn nuggets french toast green beans pumpkin pie apple pie pecan pie cheesecake chocolate torte
Thanksgiving orders must be placed by November 17. Orders can be picked up November 24. Christmas orders must be placed by December 17. Orders can be picked up on December 23. All orders will be served cold with reheat instructions.
À LA CARTE ORDERS
FA M I LY M E A L S S l o w Ro a ste d C o u n t r y Tu r ke y M e a l $ 1 7 5 1 4 p o u n d t u r ke y OR Country Ham Meal $175 8 pound ham
1 4 p o u n d S l o w Ro a ste d C o u n t r y Tu r ke y $ 7 5 8 pound Country Ham
3 q u a r t s C o u n t r y C o r n b re a d D re s s i n g $ 1 8 2 q u a r t s W h i p p e d Po ta t o e s $ 1 5
All meals include: 3 q u a r t s C o u n t r y C o r n b re a d D re s s i n g 2 q u a r t s W h i p p e d Po ta t o e s 1 q u a r t Tu r ke y G rav y
1 q u a r t Tu r ke y G rav y $ 1 0 2 q u a r t s S o u t h e r n S t y l e G re e n B e a n s $ 1 5
2 q u a r t S o u t h e r n S t y l e G re e n B e a n s
2 quarts Corn Pudding $15
2 quart Corn Pudding
2 q u a r t s H o n e y Ya m s $ 1 5
2 q u a r t H o n e y Ya m s
1 q u a r t C ra n b e r r y S a u c e $ 1 0
1 q u a r t C ra n b e r r y S a u c e C H O O S E O N E : Pe c a n , A p p l e O r P u m p k i n P i e F re s h B a ke d Ro l l s Fe e d s a p p r ox i m a te l y 8 p e o p l e
1 d oze n ro l l s $ 6 Pumpkin Pie
Apple Pie $15 Pe c a n P i e $ 1 5
Place orders online at theledges.com
Santa Brunch December 5 & 12, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Celebrate the magic of Christmas at Santa Brunch, a Ledges holiday tradition. Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet while visiting with Santa Claus. Santa will be at The Ledges from 10:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Price: Ages 13 and up: $45, Ages 6-12: $25, Ages 5 and under: Free 72-Hour Cancellation Policy
$60 AND $50 FOR VINTNER'S CLUB MEMBERS
making spirs bright
join us for a ladies christmas dinner
half past six In the evening
on the menu endive salad chicken roulade pot de crème $45 per person, reservations required
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Sunday, December 19, 6:30 p.m.
Cream of Citrouille
Classic Poached Pear Salad Wagyu Short Rib Sticky Toffee Pudding $70 per member
Storytime Santa with
December 21 & 22, 5:00 p.m.
Children should wear Christmas pajamas Join us to create magical memories as Santa reads the children a Christmas story. The children will also participate in Christmas games and singalongs. On the menu: Salad Bar, Chili Bar, Baked Potato Bar, Carved NY Striploin, Fried Chicken, Shrimp and Grits, Ham and Cheese Casserole, Chicken Tenders, Smiley Fries, Mini Hot Dogs, Sliders, Desserts and more Ages 13 and up: $30, Ages 6-12: 15, Ages 3-5: $10, Ages 2 and under: Free
It has been a long season for the Agronomy team, however all the turf stands on the course held through the summer very well. It was nice to have a reasonably cool summer with adequate rainfall to keep the course in excellent condition.
JIM HOWELL'S COURSE UPDATE
2021 accomplishments for the Agronomy team: • We renovated 22 bunkers with the Better Billy Bunker System and replenished 18 with new sand • We sodded several areas on the greens with A-1 bent grass • The regrassing on approaches was completed by removing existing stands of Bent and Bermuda and then sodding 2 acres with TiffTuff on holes 1, 2, 8, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18 • Both South Range Tees were regrassed by stripping existing stands and regrassing with Tahoma -31 • We replaced 98 sprinkler heads around greens to improve water coverage • The 22-year-old pump station was replaced with a state-of-the-art system which is controlled by GPS • We renovated putting green by reshaping and enlarging and then seeded it with 007XL Bent • The Championship Tee on hole 1 was renovated • We added a new tournament tee on hole 6 with walkway for players • Extended parking along hole 10 was added • A new Championship Tee on hole 8 was added • We controlled army worm infestation The team has done a remarkable job this year by making these improvements happen for the club and its members. We have already started prepping for next season's Championship and golf season. We will keep you posted. Regards, Jim Howell
TEEING OFF WI TH R OB CL AR K This year has been a fantastic year for The Ledges. As we approach another record year for rounds, I look back on what has seemed like a very fast year. We are about to start our planning for 2022 and it feels as if we just kick started our 2021 season. There are a lot of headlines from this golf year. I want to start out by talking about record sign ups for all our golf tournaments. Thank you so much for supporting our events. With this kind of support, we look to build on some new ideas for 2022. The Korn Ferry Tour event was well received by our membership and to this day I still get people coming up to me and telling me how beautiful of a place we have, and they are very thankful we are hosting the event. The growth in our teaching programs have been phenomenal. Both the juniors and the ladies programs are continuing to develop into successful grow the game initiatives. Our couples Nine Wine and Dine had huge support throughout the year which is a catalyst for getting some of our new golfers out on the course. Lastly, I can't say enough about how good the course has held up to all this activity. This is a testament to our Agronomy team and how hard they work to provide an excellent place for all of us to play this great game. BLUE DELTA JEANS FITTING NIGHT: Thursday, November 4, 5-8PM From the Mississippi Delta, comes an exclusive opportunity to be custom-fit for raw denim by the brand Blue Delta. Blue Delta makes one-of-a-kind, hand-made, high-quality, American-made denim. The process is very easy, once they get your 24 measurements, they build your jeans and deliver them in two weeks. There are several different styles of jeans and pants to choose from, and everything is customized, down to the stitch color. If you are like me and have a hard time finding pants that fit you properly, come by and check it out.
CHRISTMAS SALE: Tuesday, November 30, 5-8PM Shop new apparel, equipment and accessories in the Ballroom while enjoying The Ledges Christmas Tree Lighting. We will have apparel for everyone: golfers, non-golfers, women, men, children. All purchases are eligible for the Christmas sale discount that night and as always, we will gift wrap them for free. We will have some great items by Peter Millar, Holderness and Bourne, Johnnie O and many more. This is a great opportunity to get your holiday shopping out of the way for that special person in your life. This is also a great time to use up all your shop credit which must be used by the end of the year. FROST BITE OPEN: December 18, benefiting the Lincoln Village Ministries Last year as a club we raised over $20,000 for Lincoln Village Ministries, granting two full scholarships. Our goal for 2021 is to do the same. Come out and play with your group or sign up individually and we will pair you in a group. The format is Dog Fight points, and the cost is $50 a person. All the proceeds will go to the Lincoln Village Ministries. As always if you can't play and would like to donate, it is tax deductible and will be going to a very good cause. It was my privilege to team up with them this summer, following the first Frost Bite Open, by offering them a summer-long junior golf camp. It was such a great ministry, and I was able to see firsthand what you were able to accomplish through your giving and playing in the Frost Bite Open. We appreciate all your support.
JUNIOR SPOTLIGHT This has been an incredible year for our juniors and our junior program. Several young players were introduced to the game through the LA Juniors program. Part of this program is to develop juniors into great people as well as good golfers. Within that group, some joined the PGA Junior Golf League, and began to play an organized game on a small competitive level. The Ledges PGA Junior Golf League team was young, but held their own. We hope this will be the seed that sets the next several years in motion and will result in a strong team. Many of our older juniors participated in the Alabama NWFL PGA Junior Tour, including Drew Dodgen, Sam Rice, and Wilson Schmitz. Other Juniors who played in larger AJGA, AJGO include Morgan Slaton, Luke Lunsford, Andrew Hinson, Teagan Miller and Trent Trousdale. Trent ended up winning the Club Championship this year at The Ledges. Many of these players have collegiate futures ahead of them and we are so proud of them. I want to highlight a few of them for things they did this year. Wilson Schmitz has had a great year of growth. It is proof that hard work pays off. Wilson had an excellent junior golf season and ended up wining the local PGA Drive Chip and Putt and advanced to the second level in Montgomery where he won the Driver portion of the event. Morgan Slaton qualified for the National Notah Begay Junior Invitational by shooting 62 on the final day to win the qualifier. That win will allow him to play in the national event scheduled for November 13-15 and will be shown on the Golf Channel. Good luck, Morgan! We have several former juniors playing collegiate golf this year. You can follow them on the college golf site golfstat.com. Michaela Morard has started her Sophomore year at Southern California and will be playing for the Trojans. Savannah Johnson is in her senior year at Washington and Lee and has shot two personal best tournament rounds this year. Evan Devine will be playing on the golf team at Rhodes College and Janie Jackson won the Symetra Tour event in September at RTJ Prattville to gain her LPGA Tour Card. In the next couple of years you will see many more juniors move into the college ranks. We are proud and excited to see this happen.
CULINARY TEAM The Ledges culinary team elevates our culinary experience to the highest level. Executive Chef Phillip Collier's cuisine, influenced by his Southern roots with a Cajun flair, offers a wide variety of flavors. Our menu is constantly evolving to present the finest locally sourced ingredients, and to showcase the talents of the culinary team.
TAKE YOUR BEST SHOT
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ENTRY RULES: The contest submissions are open to photographers of all skill levels The contest will be open from November 1 - 30 CATEGORIES GOLF: Share moments of friends and family enjoying the course, your favorite golf view, and more. DINING: Any subject from The Ledges food and beverage operation ICONIC LEDGES: Show us your take on what makes The Ledges “iconic”- buildings, landscapes, people, comradery, whatever you choose to tell your Ledges story VOTING: Voting will take place during the contest dates, and winners will be chosen based on the amount of likes per photo. WINNERS: All submissions are eligible to be chosen to be featured in 2022 Cliff Notes. Winners will be featured on a "Winners page" inside the newsletter. Images may also be used by The Ledges in future marketing, advertising and promotions. 1st place winner will receive a prize basket and a $200 Ledges gift certificate 2nd place winner will receive a prize basket and a $100 Ledges gift certificate 3rd place winner will receive a prize basket and a $50 Ledges gift certificate Winning photos will be posted on The Ledges Facebook, and Instagram pages. Winners will be notified via email, with instructions on how to claim prizes.
Lady Golfers + One Margaritas and Mistletoe Join us for cocktails and hors d'oeuvres on
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 3, 6:30 PM $35 per person
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS NOVEMBER 2021
THURS • 6:30PM
FRIDAY • 6:30PM
THURS • 5-8PM
SUNDAY • 10AM - 2 PM
WED • 5:45PM
TUESDAY • 6:30PM
THURS • LUNCH
FRIDAY • DINNER
FRIDAY • 6:30-8:30PM
SATURDAY • ALL DAY
FRIDAY • DINNER
SUNDAY • 10AM - 2 PM
WEDNESDAY • ALL DAY
FRIDAY • ALL DAY
THURS • 6:30PM
SATURDAY • 10AM - 2 PM
THURS • 10AM - 2PM
SUNDAY • 10AM - 2 PM
FRI • DINNER
SUN • 6:30PM
TUES • BEGINNING AT 5PM
TUESDAY • 5:00PM
Scotch Tasting Blue Delta Custom Denim Fitting
10 Trivia 11
12 12 17
Veteran's Day Lunch Special Food and Wine Expo Steak and Seafood Night Thanksgiving To-Go Order Deadline Bourbon Tasting Thanksgiving Buffet Steak and Seafood Night Christmas Sale & Tree Lighting
Lady Golfers Jingle and Mingle Santa Brunch Ladies Christmas Dinner Steak and Seafood Night 12 Days of Christmas Sale Begins Santa Brunch Christmas To-Go Order Deadline Frost Bite Open Golf Tournament Polar Express Brunch Candlelight Dinner Story Time with Santa
WEDNESDAY • 5:00PM
Story Time with Santa Clubhouse closes at 2PM
SATURDAY • ALL DAY
SUNDAY • ALL DAY
FRIDAY • 6:30PM
All events have a 72-Hour Cancellation Policy.
New Year's Eve Dinner
Thank you for your continued support and patronage. As we continue to face shortages and supply impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, any changes, including the number of party sizes must be made before 72-hours before an event. Confirmation emails are sent prior to clubhouse events.
Cliff Notes Newsletter HOURS OF OPERATION DINING
Monday: Closed Tuesday - Friday: 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Saturday: 7:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. PRO-SHOP Monday: Closed Tuesday - Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - dark POOL Closed for the season. THE TWENTY-TWO Closed for the season.
CONTACT INFORMATION Clubhouse 256-883-0860
Guard House 256-883-1901
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